Silvassa, a magical land of 70 villages sandwiched between the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat near Daman was under the Portuguese rule till it attained freedom in 1954. It is the capital of Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Silvassa is derived from the Portuguese word ‘silva’ meaning wood.
The laidback land has lush green forests covered with tall trees, meandering rivers, large waterfronts, cascading waterfalls, the gentle gurgle of streams, the distant hills, and a gorgeous kaleidoscope of flora and fauna. The city consists of many gardens so it is also being referred to as a ‘Garden Beautiful’ city.
Tourists seeking solace in the lap of the Mother Nature must visit this destination. The best time to do so is during the months of November to March. There are many stay options here for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Some of the stay options here include Hotel Woodland Inn, Hotel Natraj, Vanraj Tourist Hotel, Hotel Ritz, and Hotel Dartz.
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