The pool's a figure-of-eight number with its own bar. You've got five eateries to choose from, including a buffet restaurant, a beachfront grill joint and a Portuguese à la carte. Head over to the poolside café and the 24-hour coffee house for snacks and light bites, and the Taverna lobby bar's open for drinks and live music in the evenings. The hotel runs beach activities, as well as tennis, badminton and giant chess, while kids have their own pool, play park and games room. Plus, you can work out at the gym, and get pampered in the spa.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Take advantage of the hotel's beachfront location – lots of activities are lined up on the sand. You've got the likes of beach volleyball, sandcastle building competitions and boat trips* out to sea.
The hotel puts on plenty to keep kids entertained. They've got their own play park, complete with slides, swings and seesaws, along with an indoor games room. Adults can play tennis, badminton and giant chess.
FOOD & DRINK
The Laranja buffet restaurant lines up a great combination of local and international dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Watch the chefs prepare your meal at a show-cooking station. The Café Azul restaurant's set next to the pool – wood-fired pizza's its speciality.
You'll feel like you're on a balcony in Portugal at the Alfama restaurant, with miniature terracotta roofs and white stone pillar decorations. Live musicians provide the soundtrack at this à la carte. Meanwhile, at the beachfront barbecue restaurant, sample sizzling steaks and fresh fish.
Opening Times: [7.30- 23.00]
Take in the views at this beach front, open air barbeque restaurant. It boasts a wide range of meat and Goan seafood dishes, which are cooked fresh live in front of you. You can even choose your preference from a selection of meats, seafood and vegetables, select a marinade and watch it being cooked on the open grills by one of the chefs.
Opening Times: [Breakfast: 7.00- 10.30
Lunch: 12.30- 15.00
Dinner: 7.30- 23.00]
This buffet restaurant serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a wide range of dishes and cuisines.
Opening Times: [7.30- 23.00]
Alfama's serves up a selection of cuisines and even has a specially designed Goan menu.
- Café Azul*
Opening Times: [7.00- 23.00]
Take in views of the pool, Vainguinim Beach and the skyline of the historic Dona Paula at this poolside Café. Take your pick from a menu boasting, Italian, Mediterranean and Goan dishes.
Opening Times: [Open 24 hours]
This coffee and cake shop is open 24 hours and serves drinks and pastries with Portuguese influences.
Opening Times: [11.00- 00.00]
Offering a wide range of soft and aloholic beverages, with live entertainment most nights.
- Bar Latino*
Opening Times: [11.00- 23.00]
This bar serves a wide range of beverages including cocktails, shooters and mocktails.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
The spa's speciality is Swedish massages*. And, you can try out an ancient Pavitra Ayurveda treatment*, which focuses on balancing your energies. You've got a hot tub, a sauna and a steam room to use, too.
The gym features big windows, so you can exercise with a view. If you like, the hotel's personal trainers will create a customised fitness programme for you. You can also join in with yoga classes.
- Fitness Centre*
The fitness centre is fully stocked with state-of-the-art equiptment including weights and cardio machines.
Refresh and relax at the spa, which offers a wide range of treatments including massages and facials.
- Steam room*
Head over to the Taverna lobby bar for a drink. Feel the evening breeze on the sundeck and listen to live music.
Chilled evenings are on the cards at the 24-hour Docaria coffee house. Tuck into a slice of Jamaican chocolate cake, or a chocolate truffle pastry.
The pool's shaped like a figure-of-eight and it's surrounded by palm trees and bright-yellow sunbeds. There's a little island of palms in the middle of the water. The separate kids' pool's close by, too.
You won't have to set foot off your lounger if you want a poolside drink. The bar uses a special flag service system – just raise the flag attached to your lounger and someone will come over to take your order.
- Outdoor pool
Take a refreshing swim or relax on the loungers by the pool.
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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