Silvassa is the only city in the country, besides Goa, which has been most influenced by the Portuguese culture and architecture. It is the biggest city and capital of the country’s union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. It is one of the rapidly growing cities of the nation and is now home to multiple factories and industries, which one of the prime reasons behind the city’s low level of taxation.
Historically, it was just in year 1885, that the city actually started growing importance, when the Portuguese transferred their seat of Nagar Haveli. At that time the city was also called Vila de Paço d’Arcos Prior to this the city was just a small village. Today, the city is the full blown centre of administration, industries, factories, education, and healthcare. The city now, hosts 200,000 plus floating population, coming from all parts of the nation.
Tourism is also major part of the city’s economy. In recent years, the city has grown a lot in terms of tourism. There are now several fantastic beaches perfect for rejuvenating purposes, multiple water sport centres perfect for adventure seekers, uber-modern shopping complexes and multiplexes satisfying all entertainment needs, and top rated hotels and resorts serving as the best alternatives for accommodations.
Three good resorts that offers the best-in-class services and amenities
Resorts in Silvassa, are the good alternatives of hotels. There are several delightful premiere resorts in the city, offering a wide range of option to the travellers. If you are in the city and are looking for a decent resort that satisfies all your needs and make your stay comfortable, then following are three good resorts to consider.
- Ras Resort – is one of the finest 4 star resorts of the city and is located at Naroli Road. It is just 5 minutes drive from the city’s bus station, and is situated on the beautiful banks of Daman Ganga River. The rooms are available in following categories – Portuguese room, Portuguese Suite, Portuguese Balcony Suite, Executive room, and Executive Suit. Modern amenities, namely – cable television with satellite, DVD player, Wi-Fi, mini bar, safety deposit locker, dining table, daily newspaper, data port, electronic safe, fireplace, balcony/sit out, mineral water, intercom facility, tea/coffee maker, study table, piped/channel music, sofa unit, air-conditioning, iron/ironing board, direct dial phone, and living room etc. are offered in all rooms. Besides, the resort also features a pool, discotheque, conference hall, massage centre, ayurveda centre, spa, gym, travel desk, guide services, and taxi services. It also boasts a multi-cusine restaurant called Bistro and a pool side coffee shop.
- Golden Pond Resort- located in Khanvel, this resort is about 18 km from the heart of the city. It is a mid-range 3 star resort in the city offering quality accommodation along with good modern facilities and personalized. There are over 100 rooms offered here, and dived into two categories – Deluxe and Suite. Each single room is tastefully decorated and is complimented with all requisite amenities. The resort also features a multi-cuisine vegetarian restaurant, with Punjabi, Tandoori, Mughlai, and South Indian cuisines as its preeminence. Other amenities that one can find here include – laundry service, health club with steam bath,swimming pool, sightseeing, internet facility, railway station pick-up, and doctor on call.
- Lotus Riverside Resort – the resort offer a 3 star surrounding, excellent food, and personalized services in the midst of the picturesque surrounding. It is perfect for leisure and business travellers as it is in close proximity to Best places to visit in Silvassa and also to major trade centres. Each single room is thoughtfully designed and spacious. There is a fantastic garden restaurant having a rustic decor and serving delicious cuisines. Some other amenities offered here include – well equipped Conference Hall, children park, 24-hour laundry service, car parking, car rental, postal service, doctor on call,and indoor games.
This concludes the list of three resorts that you may like to consider, when you visit the city. All of these are best in their class and offers the services that will make your stay pleasant and comfortable.