Cavala is the kind of hotel that you will fall in love with the moment you set eyes on it. Tucked away in a tiny corner near Calangute, Cavala is a cute, Portuguese-Goan style house, draped with a spray of Bougeanvillas and palm fronds. in short, it’s enchantment personified. For the regulars, who’ve been coming to Goa over the years, Cavala is more than a resort it’s like a home in Goa and the bar, their private clubhouse. Cavalas rooms and suites, (some AC) are warm, comfortable and homely enough to make you feel like staying on. Some of them have private balconies, which overlook the resort’s twin pools, while others look out onto paddy fields and verdant hillocks in the distance. Cavala’s kitchen is known for its Goan delicacies and the seafood here is always prepared from the days catch. What’s more, the service is not just prompt, it’s warm.