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Why Choose Our Very Best?
At Our Very Best we understand that our holiday choices are amongst the most important we make. We believe the strongest factors in consistently making great choices are word-of-mouth and strength of personal recommendation from people we trust

That is why Our Very Best has assembled an exceptional group of ‘Experts’ - Our Regional Directors and Associates make selected holiday recommendations based on their deep personal experience and local knowledge. That means we commonly feature boutique locations and resorts that are not normally found in tour operator brochures or on the 'aggregator' websites

Flexible Budgeting
For all early bookings, we allow you the flexibility of paying just a 20% deposit and then making subsequent payments of any amount you choose, as often as you like. Our only requirement is that your outstanding balance is fully paid within 45 days of your check-in date. Manage your payments however you like through your Members Area

We do not charge for paying by credit card and your payment will be made by our secure payment processor direct to the resort with which you have booked. We do not store financial details such as credit or debit card numbers

We do not process your payment until we have confirmed your booking and our indicative pricing is on a per room (or villa) per night basis

Full refunds for cancellations requested within 48 hours
We will confirm availability and complete the booking with your accommodation provider within 24 hours of your booking request
However, to allow you time to make your flight bookings and any other arrangements, we offer full refunds for all cancellations requested through your Members Area within 48 hours of us having confirmed availability
Your Members Area
Once you have signed up or made a booking with Our Very Best we will automatically set up your personal Members Area. We use your Members Area, as well as email, to help you through every step of the booking process

Whenever you return to our website you can log in using your email and password. From your Members Area you can track and manage your current bookings, see your previous bookings and update and manage your membership profile and personal details. You can also access our latest member offers tailored specifically to you and post your own reviews of our locations you have visited

Regional Directors and Associates
Our Regional Directors and Associates are a culturally diverse group of people who have spent decades in travel, leisure and hospitality and generally live in the territories they represent. Based on their deep personal experience and local knowledge, we’ve put together an incredible range of fantastic holiday experiences. At Our Very Best you can rely on someone whose opinions and recommendations are objective, meaningful and trustworthy
Radhika Shastry
India Regional Director
Radhika Shastry is a travel professional based in Coonoor in the Nilgiri hills in Southern India. She has been engaged in the shared ownership business for over 25 years, managing the business interests of an American hospitality multinational for South Asia. She is currently an ...
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Regional Director Review

Pint-sized Goa is more than beaches and trance parties. A kaleidoscopic blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures, sweetened with sun, sea, sand, seafood and spirituality, there's nowhere in India quite like it. Goa stands out for its extraordinary colonial architecture and heritage. The Portuguese arrived in Goa in 1510, lured by the exotic East and the promise of lucrative spice routes. Their indelible mark is still evident in the state’s baroque architecture, whitewashed churches, crumbling forts, colourful Catholic ceremonies, mournful fado music and the stunning cathedrals of Old Goa. Goa’s biggest draw is undoubtedly its virtually uninterrupted string of golden-sand beaches. This shimmering strand of sand stretches along the Arabian Sea from the tip to the toe of the state, and each …

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