Surrounded by a landscaped garden, Laguna Anjuna is a Portuguese-styled property nestled in the much publicized town of Anjuna. However, this lovely resort is a far cry from the rest of Anjuna swarming with hordes of tourists. The approach to the resort is marked by tropical rustic landscapes and has its own old worldly charm.
As you walk in to Laguna Anjuna, you're surrounded by lush greenery and a ginormous pool. An amazing aspect of this property is that its pet friendly and if you love dogs and cats, you'll get to make a couple of furry friends here as they visit the resort daily to meet Monday - the resident dog at Laguna! We befriended a very cute and friendly black and white dog and an equally friendly kitten of the same color and they hung out with us almost everyday. That's Monday chilling outside the reception below -
There is lush greenery all around and there are gorgeous creepers covering many of the structures.
The rooms have a rustic old world charm, complete with vintage switches, antique furniture and some very interesting paintings. We stayed in a beautiful dome shaped room with an equally unique and interesting ceiling. This was the exterior of my room.
The rooms are made of laterite which keeps them cool during the day time and are huge and spacious. They come with a fridge, ac and dressing room area. The bathrooms have a rustic sunken bathtub as well.
They also have one bedroom and two bedroom rooms nestled in Hobbiton like architecture which are ideal for bigger groups and families.
The restaurant and bar area are completely reminiscent of Indian army buildings and messes, and were very nostalgic due to my military upbringing. Their restaurant has a very interesting menu and though we ate outside most of the time, the one dish I tried - the tuna pasta was incredible.
We loved lazing by the poolside in the morning and at nights as it was quiet and peaceful. We were also lucky enough to spot a bunch of peacocks and a bright blue kingfisher early in the morning!
The staff is very friendly and helpful and it was lovely meeting the owner, Mr Farrokh and having a chat with him.
If you want to stay in a laid back resort away from noisy tourists in Anjuna, Laguna is your best choice! We had a wonderful stay here and totally recommend this place