Savoi Plantations - Spice of Life (click here for photo)
Located at Savoi Ponda, 25 kms from Panaji and 15 kms from Ponda, it is one of the oldest tropical plantations. With intercropping of spices with coconuts, betel nuts, pineapples and other fruits. Experience typical Goan Hindu cuisine served in mud pots and banana leaf. En route to the plantation one can visit a cashewnut factory and Ananta temple, submerged partly in water.
Tropical Spice Plantation I (click here for photo)
The plantation is located in Keri in Ponda Taluka. Visitors are welcomed with herbal tea followed by a guided tour of the plantation. On return, enjoy a local meal served on a banana frond.
Spice Up Your Life
Spices like pepper and chilli, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom are indispensable ingredients in Goa’s famous cuisine. Grown in large plantations along with other cash crops like areca nuts, cashew nuts, coconuts and tropical fruits, these plantations combine spices and tourism in a unique concoction.
Presents a superb, eco-tourism natural spot with herbal gardens which includes medicinal and aromatic plants. The spice plantation, cultivated by pure organic farming methods, has been maintained in its natural ecology amidst a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy delicious Goan as well as Indian cuisine. Contact: C/o. Sai Organic Farm & Herbarium, Savoi Verem, Ponda-Goa 403 401. Tel: 2340308.
Parvati Madav Park Plantation
Situated in Keri village in Ponda, 30 kms. from Panaji. The place is gifted with natural beauty with plants arranged in scientific classification and categorized according to one’s psychological, aesthetic and spiritual needs and grown in well demarcated plots.
Pascoal Spice Village
Located near the village of Khandepar, 8 kms. from Ponda National Highway (NH) 4 A., the lower end of the property is bounded by a tributary of the Mandovi River.
A wide variety of spice plants and cash crops is grown here. For visitors there is restaurant with an open-air party facility along with boating,
Tel: 2344268, 2344119, 2344536-39.
Situated on the extreme North-East of Goa at Dongruli village, Thane, Valpoi, Sattari, the plantation is a rejuvenating experience of a lifetime. Nestled in a valley amidst verdant grass and fruit bearing trees an rivulets, Rustic Plantation is an ideal getaway..
Sahakar Spice Farm
This spice farm on the Ponda-Belgaum Road, Curti, Ponda offers a guided tour of the plantation and an authentic budget village lunch on a banana leaf, besides a traditional welcome.
Tel: (0832) 2312394 ; Mobile: 9422057312