The Garca Branca Bed and Breakfast Resort and Ayurvedic Botanical Garden is located in Loutolim, Goa, India and offers the finest, authentic.Goan vacation experience to visitors from around the world.
The Garca Branca is the ancestral home of the C.J. Mascarenhas family with genealogical history that has been traced back
to the mid-1800s to Cupertino Joel Mascarenhas and his wife Divina Sobrinho.
Cupertino was an avid naturalist and helped manage the local waterfowl population and wetlands. And it was his passion for birds that earned him his nickname, “Bokem”, which means white heron in the local dialect of Konkani.
Wishing to keep the spirit of Bokem Mascarenhas alive in the recently renovated home, his resident descendant, Carlos Jose Mascarenhas has named the home “The Garca Branca”, the Portuguese translation of white heron.
The “authentic” Goan experience is fast disappearing as much of Goa is shedding its unique blend of Portuguese and Indian cultures to offer Western travelers a more familiar experience. At The Garça Branca Ayurvedic Botanical Garden, however, we pride ourselves on our Goan heritage and take great pride in delivering it in all the fine details of our accommodations, grounds and services.
To the discerning world traveler seeking the ideal Goan vacation, The Garça Branca has created affordable packages that
include its incomparable accommodations and customer service.
But you don’t have to take our word for it, read the positive reviews we’ve received from our many happy guests and from Trip Advisor and WikiTravel that refer to us as the “#1 Bed and Breakfast Resort in Goa”.
The Garca Branca Ayurvedic Botanical Garden
Hse.#934 Vanxem on Hwy.17B
Loutulim, Salcette, Goa
India 403 718