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Cancio's House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Amarals at the end of April! We were consciously looking for a quiet cottage away from the beaches and we got all this and more! The cottages are lovely and well designed with a small sit-out area. The Gardens are lovely with lots of birding activity. Bird baths have been placed at multiple locations and I understood the...

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1Thank Ashwini K
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay and couldn't have been better without the family. Roberto is an amazing host and can be talkative at times but we loved you. And Raquel has advanced and innovative baking skills because of whom now I get some mouth watering oatmeal muffins every now and then from Priya, my wife.

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We had a sudden plan for the New Years for Goa n most of the home stays were booked but I somehow managed to get a room in cansios house n how lucky we were for that. The Amarals are a bunch of very very friendly people. We just loved our stay there n would surely plan to go there...

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I was lucky to have booked my stay at Cancio's house after going through amazing reviews about the place .The place lived every bit to its reputation . This had been such a relaxed and warm stay that I ended up extended my stay . Roberto and Raquel , were the perfect hosts . They make you feel like a...

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Ah!! Writing this brings a smile on my face! Because I get to relive an excellent vacation! Beach, Party and an opportunity to return home tanned, this is what happens at Goa right? How about an idyllic holiday and a chance to experience a Goa you have never seen before? Lying in the quiet village of Aldona, you will find...

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

I cannot not write a beautiful review for such beautiful, special people and such a great home. Having said that I don’t think my review will do justice to my stay with the Amarals at Cancio’s House. I have been here several times; both with family and friends and have had the chance to stay in both the ancestral home...

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1Thank vijayalakshmi g
Reviewed 2 March 2017

If you actually want to meet real people on your vacation this is the place to go. Roberto and Raquel are gracious hosts and out do themselves making your stay there special. We totally enjoyed meeting them. We went walking with Raquel and her friend the evening we got there, she took us to the Mapusa market on friday and...

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1Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My husband and I had a chance to experience the wonderful homestay with Roberto, Raquel and family in Feb 2017. Aldona gave us the flavor of a different Goa altogether, beyond the beaches. We got to see things we had no idea existed in Goa - such as backwaters, rock-cut caves, waterfalls. Aldona is a quaint, serene and laid back...

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2Thank Garima G
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I went in solo for a weekend's stay at Cancio's and came back having gained a family at the end of it.Raquel and Roberto Amaral are one of the warmest people I have ever met and they are not at all (I hope)embarrassed to let a severely under-dressed man in flip- flops tag along to the Sunday morning mass with...

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2Thank DeepakChandrasekhran
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stayed as a group of 8 at Cancio's House in September. Raquel and Roberto Amaral were warm and indulgent hosts, going out of their way to make our stay comfortable and memorable. Aldona provides the perfect setting for a relaxed, laid-back getaway and Cancio's house nestled amidst a sleepy village and endless acres of farms is a perfect homestay....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A home away from home..... 'Relax in the peaceful surroundings of the country side ...Enjoy the modern village life! Family run accomodation in Goa ...In a children friendly atmosphere.' We are what we are... Our family run boutique guesthouse is situated in the grounds of our over 500 year old ancestral house... We welcome you into our family and our way of life... The guesthouse is mostly furnished with restored antique furniture... Over the years we had several domestic & international guests, that include professors, architects, TV news anchors, film & airline professionals... Many of our guests are now a regular part of our family! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cancio's House

Address: Naicavaddo, Aldona, Bardez 403508, India
Region: India > Goa > North Goa District > Bardez > Aldona
Price Range: $51 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are 2 very friendly and well trained dogs, try not leave the gates open as they stray away.”
AbhinashJ, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Outhouse rooms have a private entry and porch! The ones in the main house are great too.”
advait1982, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are nice!”
_dipty_nanda, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are nice”
994sudipp, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A real tast of Goa”
795myrnap, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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