The Little Paradise cottage is located in the village of Assagao, also known as the Crossandra Valley or the Valley of Flowers. Assagao rests peacefully in verdant hills covered in cashew groves and one wakes to the harmony of sweet birdsong, bulbuls, woodpeckers and birds of colourful plumage. Beautiful Heritage homes, bougainvillea and flame coloured flowers dot the 7 kms stretch of Assagao. Laze in the hammock or sunbathe in your private balcony surrounded by lush green at the Little Paradise cottage. Or step out for a swim at the nearby Vagator and Anjuna beaches.

The Church of St Cajetan in Assagao is considered as one of the ten best churches in Goa… a stroll away from the Little Paradise cottage. Villa Blanche in Assagao is like a like a hidden oasis in Goa, which offers fresh delicious european aand medittereanean food in a tasteful and warm ambience. Rejuvenate at Watsu Goa (water therapy & healing), the Purple Valley Yoga Retreat and the Ayurvedic massage and Healing Centre a minutes walk from the Little Paradise cottage. The popular Brahmani Yoga classes and Swimming pool facilities are offered a 5 minute drive away at Granpa’s Inn in Anjuna.

Volunteer yout time or just visit the International Animal Rescue Center in Assagao, if you have a love for animals; the El Shaddai Charitable Trust in Assagao that homes Orphans, Slum and Street Children and the Isha Prema Niketan in Assagao, a home that cares for abandoned, destitute old men and women.

Cycle or walk to visit the bustling vegetable and fruit market of Mapusa on Friday mornings. Spend a day at the Little Vagator Beach and enjoy an early dinner over sunset. Walk up the hill to the Chapora Fort for spectacular views of Vagator, Anjuna and Morjim beaches over sun down. Visit the day and night markets at Anjuna and Arpora; Relax and swim at the pristine beaches.

The Goa Beautiful Studio creates art and communication that aims to inspire, include and involve people to take responsible small steps to protect the natural beauty and resources of Goa.

cycle to work, segregate your garbage, listen to birdsong, take the bus, say no to plastic, plant a tree, save water, fight corruption, walk a dog, be wilder, volunteer time, greet your neighbour, share ideas, smile, love Goa.

How you can help.

Volunteer time, share ideas, support / work with the Goa Beautiful team, or just take small steps so that we can live in a better Goa.

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