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Hi, my name is Patrice. I'm originally from Montreal, Canada and have been living and doing business in India for over 9 years.
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We had a fabulous time at South Goa. The house was exactly as described and the location was terrific. Lovely to get out of hotels and stay in a house where you have room to move. The verandahs were very relaxing and we liked the extra little touches such as candles, incense, fairy lights, books etc. Patrice understands customer service and is very accommodating. We would highly recommend this as a great place to stay.
We loved our time here - if only it could have been longer. The house is a perfect spot, 10 mins walk to the beach, but away from the crowded beach-front. It is also very clean, cool & comfortable.
Patrice was the perfect host, totally relaxed & very happy to help with anything we needed.
We would certainly stay here again.
The experience was absolutely superb. Me and 4 classmates from school stayed at Patrices place for a few nights while consulting a social entrepreneur and had a great time. The host was very helpful and gave the insight into the area that we needed.
We stayed at Patrice's house in March '15. The house was great for our family of 4. We have two young boys and they loved the local animals, particularly the "monsoon dog". The house is in a great location with a short walk to Patnem beach. Patrice was very welcoming and helpful, the house is traditional Goan with a large verandah that overlooks the bay. As it is in a small village it is not always the quietest location, but we had a great holiday and would have stayed longer if we could.
Absolutely LOVED this place. Patrice greeted us when we arrived and provided everything we needed. We stayed 5 days and never had any problems. The house is exactly as pictured--very clean and well maintained. Water heaters work great, no issues with electricity (besides intermittent power outages for a minute or two, present all over India). The beds are comfortable and the porch swings were our favorite place to relax and have a cup of coffee. Patnem beach (our favorite) is a short walk/scootie ride away and is absolutely fantastic. Palolem beach is equidistant and has lots of fun restaurants and shops. Highly recommend this place for families as it's secluded, private, and quiet. Patrice handled all of our transportation for great prices and was available 24/7 if we needed anything. Great host! Great place! Great location with many things to do nearby! You won't be disappointed.
"Our Goa House" as we called it was a wonderful place to stay in the area of Palolem and Patnem. The house is about a 10 minute walk from either beach, so we often went to one in the morning and the other in the evening. We were met on arrival by Patrice, who had many helpful hints for us, and either he or his lovely sister brought us water every few days and were sure to check in if we needed anything. The house is as in the photos- very tidy, clean and comfortable. The kitchen is basic, but we were easily able to make breakfast and lunches at home. We were a family of 5- three teens, two of whom had to do some school work, and wifi, though somewhat sporadic, was very adequate for our purposes. We had a wonderful stay at the house, and can only highly recommend staying here. We hope to return someday. Thank you so much!
Patrice und seine Schwester Martine sind optimale Vermieter. Sie hören zu, wenn ein Vorschlag zur Verbesserung des Hauses gemacht wird. Und wenns nötig ist, fährt Martine sofort einige Kilometer, weil beim Haussave die Batterien low sind. Eine solche direkte und unkomplizierte Kommunikation ist das, was ich mir in den Ferien wünsche - zuhause gibt es genug Problemfälle...
Patrice was a very good host, his local knowledge was invaluable to us and helped ensure that we got the most out of our holiday. The house was clean and comfortable with WiFi and Sky TV an added bonus. It was also ideally situated for exploring the local beaches (Patnem & Palolem).
Set among coconut palms in a small group of houses about five to ten minutes walk from the wonderful Patnem beach, we really enjoyed our stay here. Patrice was an excellent host: he was there to welcome us; he provided useful written notes; and he arranged an airport pick up for us. The house is simply but practically furnished with a basic kitchen, a good tv, excellent internet access and plenty of space. Far more secure and comfortable than a beach hut, we have no hesitation in recommending this property.
What an incredible piece of paradise! Patrice and his sister were the ultimate hosts, helping to arrange transport to Palolem, providing detailed information about the area and recommendations for restaurants, yoga classes and local markets. The house was a real retreat from the busier areas of Patnem and Palolem and was clean, comfortable and well equipped. The air conditioning and solar heated shower was a saviour and the wifi was reliable. Providing drinking water was a really thoughtful touch. We will be back and highly recommend Patrice's house for families, groups of friends or anyone looking for accommodation in this part of Goa!