The picturesque island of Divar is a visual treat for every traveller. The island is surrounded by marshy waters and crisscrossed with sleepy single-lane roads. An ideal place to relax and connect with nature. Right through the calming ferry ride till the moment you step foot on the pristine land. During your stay at the island, you can explore the fishing spots, admire the peaceful countryside dotted with beautiful Portuguese villas, paddy fields and hills. The Church of Our Lady of Compassion which sits on top of a hillock provides a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside.
Savour local Goan homecooked meals prepared by the hospitable host as you exchange family stories and interesting folktales of the village. If you are lucky enough, you may witness the famous Bonderam festival celebrated at the island every once in a year.
Rs 9500/- (4 days 3 nights)*
This place is ideal to visit throughout the year especially the monsoons
The Divar island is about 10 km upriver from Panjim. The island can only be reached by one of three free ferry services. A boat from Old Goa runs to the south side of the island, while the east end of the island is connected by ferry to Naroa in the Bicholim taluka. Another ferry operates to Ribandar from the southwest of the island. The closest airport is Dabolim (46 km away)