Hilario is an ancestral house located amidst the natural splendour of Siolim, a sleepy village in north Goa known for its swaying palms and green paddy fields. It gets its name from its original owner, Hilario Fernandes, one of the oldest landlords of the village and owner of large mango groves and coconut plantations. The famous variety of mango, Manghilar, originated from the house; Maghilar, literally translated, means mango from the house of Hilario. Hilario is also known for having the first tennis court in Goa. Hilario Today The house dates back 100 years and four generations and remains with the Fernandes family to this date. One of the great great grandsons of Hilario Fernandes has made it into a heritage resort, staying true to the simplicity and authenticity of the Portuguese colonial era. Getting to Hilario : Siolim is well-linked by road to Panjim, the capital of Goa, which is 25 km away. Mapusa, the commercial capital of north Goa is 6 km away. The nearest airport is 45 km away and Le Thivim, the nearest railway station, is 15 km away. Accommodation : Hilario has seven well-appointed rooms. Two of them are suites ideal for a family of four. Each room has a unique blend of antique furniture and modern amenities in complete harmony with the historic architecture. The common guest area includes two spacious drawing rooms and an attached taverna. A multicuisine restaurant offers traditional Goan, Portuguese, Continental and Indian dishes. Enjoy the genuine hospitality of the warm and friendly staff who have been associated with the Fernandes family for generations. The Fernandes family provides the management to ensure care and concern of guests arriving and staying at Hilario. Siolim village offers peace and tranquillity. Spend hours angling at our site on the bank of the river or lounge around on grandfathers chairs in any of the places in Hilario House--the swimming pool, the entrance porch, the drawing room, the card room, the bar, the central court yard, or the verandah looking out into the greenery.
Fernandes Waddo Siolim BardezCP:403517,Goa,India