Savoi plantations managed and run by the Shetye family, this plantation is now over 200 years old and covers an area of 100 acres. We are situated in the village of Savoi which is 25 kms. from the capital city Panjim , 40 kms from Calangute in North Goa and 30 kms from the city of Margao in South Goa.This plantation which was founded by Mr. Shetye, has opened its gates to the world by Sachin & Sudesh ,since 1985.The families employed are housed in the estate and men and women are seen working their craft which varies during the different seasons. Here Goa’s distinct cultural climate is vividly expressed in its “Hinterland".
This plantation boasts of a purely organic and natural environment, in which the guests can enjoy nature at its very best. The pond situated within attracts a number of birds of different varieties. Bird watching is one sport the guests can simultaneously enjoy as they explore the spicy world of Savoi Plantation.Thus giving the world a rare opportunity to see within its walls, which includes a terraced field valley, having at its base a large picturesque pond.
When the sun begins it final journey of the day before setting, the guests arrive at the plantation for a traditional welcome. While the guests enjoy the traditional snacks and drinks they are briefed about the plantation, and later taken for a pleasant evening walk in the plantation briefing about the spices and medicinal herbs, fruits grown in the plantation.By the time the guest return to the reception area they are greeted to a surprise in seeing the place transformed. Guests are then treated on a fascinating display of dance, music and folklore, in which ancient scenes are enacted and brought back to life. After all that excitement and revelry the guests are treated to scrumptious traditional dinner of mum’s regional dishes and desserts.