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Fort Aguada

Overlooking the vast expanse of ‘seeming to be endless’ blue waters in front of it, Fort Aguada is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Goa. It receives a lot of tourist traffic all around the year. Reasons are that it’s excellent for sightseeing and also that it stands as a testimony to the glory of Portuguese empire.

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History

Construction of the fort was undertaken by the Portuguese in the year 1609 for the purpose of keeping an eye on the movements through the waters and the nearby areas and the structure was finally complete in 1612. Since then, precisely for over more than 400 years, the fort has stood strong (although some parts of it have been ruined) and its magnificence remains intact.

The location where the fort was constructed was of strategic importance to the empire and provided it a great defence base.

Interesting features

Aguada lighthouse: So this is one of oldest of its kinds in Asia as it was built in 1864. It is a four storey structure and when you take a view of the surrounding acreage from the lighthouse, it is just par amazing. For the ones who love to take photographs, this is a place for you to look out for beautiful scenes and clicking opportunities!

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Aguada Jail: Yes, there is a prison house in the fort where accused of the crimes such as narcotics abuse, drugs sale and trafficking are lodged in. It is closed for public visits.

Quick fact- It is one of the largest jails in Goa

Location

A very short drive from Zense Resort can take you to Fort Aguada. Drive time should not be more than 10 minutes ideally. You can also choose to cycle your way to the fort with our tandem cycles.

The Best Reason to visit this historic place  will be the lighthouse which offers a breathtaking top view of the area around and The second reason is that you can relax with your better half while watching the sunset here because it is one of the most popular tourist spots in Goa to enjoy the sky painted in fleeting shades of red and orange while the sun bids a farewell to the day for then.

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: Activities, Reviews, Traveling|0 Comments

Times of Ahmedabad Review Zense Resort

Unwind Luxuriously Near Candolim Beach North Goa Says Times of Ahmedabad

Zense Resort has been in the news papers again today 19/02/2016, with another rave review. Unwind luxuriosly near Candolim Beach Noth Goa is the theme of the latest statements from the Times Group of India. This news comes as Zense Resort hosts a group of Bikers in Goa for “India Bike Week” coming to a close in Vagator. Goa has become a frequently visited hub for travellers, tourists and Indians alike. Many returning at every possible chance from large Indian cities like Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and Delhi. With a host of different room types for many budgets all with a touch of luxury, Zense Resort is thhe perfect place to unwind luxuriously near Candolim Beach north Goa, for a getaway from the daily grind of major cities.

Unwind luxuriously

A midst erratic work schedules, deadlines, meetings, getting a break always acts like a blessing. And what better place to unwind than the sand laden beaches of Goa? With mouthwatering options for various cuisines, vibrant flea markets, water sports, clubs and so much more, Goa, has always been one of the most preferred vacation spots, for many .And so your stay there is even more pleasant, The Zense Resort extends its services and hospitality in this region. The lovely property is located close to the famous Candolim beach, on the main roads of Fort Aguada.
All the rooms are wi-fi enabled. Apart from this there are five categories of rooms namely , executive rooms, deluxe rooms, luxury rooms, junior suite and master suite. Some of the rooms are equipped with hammocks and luxury swings while the suites come with independent terraces.

If the idea of tandem cycle always fascinated you, then you are surely in for a surprise. Explore the viva cious bylanes of the city , on tandem cycle. And if you want to relax in your room, then, simply surf through TV channels in HD and enjoy watching your favourite shows.

Unwind and relax at the spectacular terrace garden pool side that is sure to rejuvenate you. The hotel also houses the popular South I Resto Bar serving lipsmacking veg as well as nonveg delicacies from South India. The hotel also has 24 hours security and 24 hours power backup.

So, if you still are looking at options to make your stay fun in Goa, then Zense Resort is the place for you! Address Opposite Novotel, Escriao Vaddo, Candolim, Call -+91 7722098360 http:www.zenseresort.com”

By | February 20th, 2016|Categories: Reviews|0 Comments

The Times of India (Delhi) Feature Zense Resort

Go for a luxury Goan holiday

Zense Resort’s stunning boutique facilities has been given top praise by the Times of India Group. The Delihi times today on 6th February 2016 can beUnique Transport Facility Goa - Tandem Bike Hired From Zense Resort GOA quoted stating the new Resort in Candolim Goa is the place to “go for a luxury Goan Holiday.”

It is no secret that Goa is one of the top holiday destinations in India. The state has its reputations
in different circles, depending who you talk to,
but one thing remains Goa is the place to be. The facilities at Zense Resort add to the unique appeal of the place by bringing an exclusive dining experience never seen before, anywhere! It is home to a new fusion restaurant & bar from Banana Leaf & Mahesh Lunch Home (two popular and trusted brands in India). Authentic southern classic veg or non veg fill the menu, with impressive new dishes that must be tried to believe.

This is not the 1st time Zense Resort has been in the News since its inception. Only a few months prior to today, at the opening ceremony for the Resort, Zense feature in the Times of Goa, with celebrities and Indian business moguls alike attending the ceremony, to support long time successful business man Jatin Arora in his new venture.

The Review:

Goa is all about beaches, food and having a good time; and The Zense Resort is one addition to the growing hospitality sector in the region, which promises all that. This prime property, located 500 meters from the famous Candolim beach, is on the main road of Fort Aguada. They have five categories of Wi-Fi-enabled rooms, including executive rooms, deluxe rooms, luxury rooms, junior suite and master suite respectively, some of which are equipped with hammocks and luxury swings, while the suites come with independent terraces. Guests also have the option to ex plore the bylanes of Goa and visit the monuments on tandem cycles provided by the hotel, or simply chill in their room, surf through the HD TV channels and watch their favourite show.

Check out the Times of Delhi full E-Paper Here

They can also unwind and relax at the terrace garden pool side. The hotel also houses the popular South I Resto Bar, which offers authentic vegetarian and non-vegetarian South Indian dishes.

The resort has 24-hour security and power backup. Address: Opposite Novotel, Escriao Vaddo, Candolim, 403515, Phone no:. +91-7722098360 +91-7722098360

By | February 6th, 2016|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , |0 Comments