Shetye Family – Core of Savoi Plantations
The plantation was founded by Mr. Shetye and is still being run by the family.
We’ve been in existence since 1819
A place recommended by many travel writers, this pioneering eco-tourism spot lies 15 km away from Ponda the cultural Captial of Goa.
Situated in the village of Savoi this intercrop plantation – kulagar is now 200 years old, covers an area of 100 acres, has a terraced field valley and it’s base a large placid pond.
Pepper, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Nutmeg, Vanilla, Jackfruit, Pineapple, Cashew nuts, Mango, Love Apple, Banana, Custard Apple, Guava & Bettle Nut etc are cultivated around the year.
We are located here
This place is for students to learn and have fun. Students can learn how we cultivate the vegetables and fruits and can spend a good time around in Savoi Plantation.
We also give discounts for study tours and NGO’s
By : Day
Guests are greeted with the traditional welcome and escorted to the shacks where they can unwind in a true rustic village ambiance. Later assigned by a local expert, guests are given a walking tour in the world of spices, medical plants & tropical fruits. On return, the guests are treated with homemade traditional Goan Saraswat Buffet served in mud pots and banana leaf plates at Sadauli Restaurant.
Experience the unique taste of homemade Goan Saraswat Cuisine prepared under the loving care of Mrs. Shetye. Savor age-old Veg. and Non-Veg. recipes and desserts evolved with the right blend of homegrown spices, vegetables & fruits. We call it exquisite taste passed on from generation to generation for healthy living.
For Cooking enthusiasts, we do conduct cooking classes on Traditional Goan Saraswat Cuisine (Veg & Non-Veg), but with prior bookings only.
Savoi By : Night
In the backdrop of a sunset take a guided walk through the lush greenery exploring the world of spices and exotic fruit plants. On return walk on to a setting where the rich and vibrant Goan Folklore of dance and music which has been preserved and cherished from generation to generation comes alive in a, not of colors and costumes.