- Ishavilas is set amidst its own lush oasis, with tall and slender coconut trees which give a natural, mottled shade. Located off the quiet winding roads of Siolim Village, the property is gated, allowing for guests’ ultimate privacy. Housing four bedrooms, each conveniently leading onto the dining salon with its beautiful glass doors, and further, the terrace suite can be accessed by a spiral stairway. The dining area itself lies at the heart of the ‘noble’ home that Ishavilas is, attracting guests by the magnetism of its location. Savour from the chef’s handiwork, with delicious meals served from the adjoining kitchen. The ‘Noble Home’ is sufficiently staffed to provide a discreet but personal service.
- The décor at Ishavilas is memorable, with gilded pediments above doors, objets d’art, gold braid cushions on antique furniture set the style indoors while stone statues dress the garden of crotons and pathways. Outdoors, the large private pool is situated at the heart of the Villa, surrounded by verandahs and a sun-deck. A sunset bar at the end of the lawns is perfect to watch the sunset below the trees.
SPA & WELLNESS
The intimate Spa facility is exclusively for residents of the Noble Home. The Spa is equipped with a massage and steam room and offers a variety of treatments based on the ancient Hindu Ayurvedic principles. Treatments include Yogashala, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology and EFT, Yoga Massage, Chavutti and Abhyanga.
- Comfortably accommodating up to 12 people, this villa is available for short and medium term rental, whenever the owners are not in residence. Ishavilas is set as an open plan living space, with the TV area opening onto the terrace and pool area.
- Kailash Room (King Size Bed)
- A spacious room with large windows allows for natural light. A mystic painting of the holy mountain Kailash, which lies in Tibet, presides over the bedstead. White walls highlight the beauty of the specifically chosen furniture and adornments. The bathroom could be described as being the eye catcher for the Kailash room, with its surrounding marble, the exuberant mirror and beautiful hanging chandelier.
- Oriental Suite (King Size Bed)
- Strategically located on the axis of the pool, this suite begins its charm instantly from the veranda with a luminous Ganesha and beautiful Thai windows with carved and gilded pediments. Lyrical Bodhisattvas flank the entrance and, once inside, a golden ringed angel embellishes the stylish French bed.
- Terrace Suite (King Size Bed)
- The spacious Terrace Suite seems to hang among the tropical trees, overlooking the pool on one side. A large colonial bed sets the tone on entry and the setting is a blend of jungle and oriental themes, with its carved white arches, hanging lanterns and dark wood furniture. A semi-circular terrace enhances the room, providing a serene table area to read or have lunch on or afternoon tea.
- The Peacock Room
- India’s national bird acquires more plumes at the first room of Ishavilas. A large chandelier twinkles over a decorative peacock portrait with twin beds below. The accents of royal blue contrast with the fresh white walls and crisp linen. The interior can be described as very Maharaja and decor of the 1920’s.
- Ishanya Cottage (Two Bedroom Suite)
- Two splendid rooms set in a tropical garden form Ishanya – the Cottage Complete. Each room has a well-appointed bathroom with a baroque Goan-style mirror. The veranda and sundeck face banana and fishtail palms with outdoor dining options. The Ish room, signifying the North-East, is dominated by a cool blue sunburst mirror symbolic of the third-eye of Shiva. A matching four-poster bed and a study table help you catch up on your backlog.
- The adjoining Eastern room is called Anya, and has soothing green and white interiors with a large mirror, a painted chest of drawers, and a two-poster bed. A serene Buddhist lounge with a flat screen television links the solitude of the cottage with the hustle beyond. A smart, contemporary kitchenette and laundry become a great asset for long-staying guests desiring self sufficiency.
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