This house is unique amongst Indo-Portuguese house types,
where the structure of the palace shows an adaptation to
The chapel, at the entrance, reminds one of a Hindu altar.
The rear of the house highlights another aspect linked to
the Hindu vasary.
Starting from a gallery -veranda, there is another,
extending perpendicularly over the garden. So that, even
though the vasary form is present in the house, it melts
into this much more complex layout, which was designed for
leisure hours and which presently serves as a restaurant.
a heritage house with a difference -where visitors can
explore the house and garden, learn more about the history
of Goa, make use of the facilities in the house, relax, read
books from the library, play draughts/carom/chess in the
games room or chat with their Goan hosts.
the library, though with only a small collection, has
interesting and rare books on Goan history, arts and crafts
A wonderfully located eating area on the belvedere, where
Indo-Portuguese cuisine, vegetarian and non-vegetarian food
Cultural event space
the design of the house and garden its spaciousness and the
loggia and amphitheatre make ideal locations for hosting
2 acres of lush tropical leisure gardens
Rows of stone vases, a pond, stone ornaments, garden seats,
tropical gardens, a waterfall and the river are all part of
the famed gardens of the Palácio