Located at Baga in the north of Goa, this resort is an elite Private Member's Club. It is situated beside the river Arpora on the slopes of a jungle-covered hillside. The setting of the resort has given it the name 'Monte Rio' which means mountain and river. The beautiful Baga Beach is only a 10-minute tride from the resort. Visitors can take the pleasure of a concourse walk to the beach down the riverside or they can utilize the resort's river ferry service to get to the beach.
The resort is only a 40-minute drive from the airport, 30 minutes from the railway station and 30 minutes from the Bus station.
The several facilities offered by the resort include a 24-hour reception, room service, a kitchenette in the room equipped with microwave oven, cooking range, fridge, utensils etc. Bathroom or en-suit with the room, laundry service, TV., telephone, individual air conditioning control, maid service, child care and a convenience store are there to meet your daily needs and essentials.
Character and Style
The resort consists of three types of rooms, studio apartment, one bedroom apartment and two-bedrooms apartments. A typical studio unit has a total build up area of 40.5 mt. sq. and it includes a living cum bedroom with an en-suit and a kitchenette. A typical one-bedroom unit has a total built up area of 57 mt. sq. and it includes a living room, one bedroom with bathroom and a kitchen. A typical two bedroom unit has a total built up area of 97.5 mt. sq. and includes a living room, two bedrooms with bathrooms and a full kitchen.
There are a host of activities to enjoy at the resort in two swimming pools and gymnasium/health club. You can also play table tennis and indoor games. Steam bath, sauna, jacuzzi, water slide, a/c squash court, horse ride and a theme park offer more options. The resort also arranges activities like mountains/bush walking, boating/fishing and golf. Excursions are also organized to neighboring cashew nut factory (seasonal), various temples, Portuguese inspired churches, local markets and historic places. For the more adventurous type, the resort holds activities such as river cruises, beach water sports, and trips to the North and South Goa's picturesque beaches.
Drinks and Dining
The resort has the exclusive air-conditioned "Tamarind Tree" Restaurant, which serves some really mouth-watering delicacies. It also has a bar, which serves classic spirits. The resort has the option of open-area dining with live entertainment too.