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Cidade de Goa

Vainguinim Beach, Dona Paula

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Built on a verdant 40 acre property overlooking Vainguinim Beach and designed by eminent architect, Charles Correa, to resemble an archetypical Portuguese hamlet, Cidade de Goa offers an enchanting hideaway with 5 star Goan hospitality and every luxury to ensure guests have a memorable stay. Earning an international R.I.B.A. award for its unique architectural design, Cidade de Goa offers 205 luxurious rooms and suites, 5 restaurants, 2 bars, a health club, an Ayurvedic spa and  a number of sport facilities including 2 swimming pools, a tennis court, a badminton court and numerous organized activities.

THE PROPERTY

  • Designed by Goa's own, Charles Correa, Cidade de Goa's award winning architecture is pleasantly provocative, evoking an old-world pageantry.  Its meandering hallways, interplaying elevated terraco, overhanging balcaos and cosy green nooks, transports you to an era where life was much slower, gentler and more indulgent.
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  • Cidade's public spaces display murals by prized Bollywood film poster painters, specially commissioned by Correa, depicting varied historical, mythical, and cinematographic images. The resort's interiors are largely inspired by Goa’s rich cultural heritage, alluding to its Hindu, Muslim and Portuguese history.
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  • A journey through Cidade is like a stroll through an old beautiful city. You arrive at the main arched gate, move through the various layers, meet figures of history at the lobby like Vasco de Gama, and move on to the rooms and terraces overlooking the beach.     

THE ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Today, Cidade de Goa is a  205 room hotel comprising two wings: the Garden Wing and the Bay Wing. The resort offers a range of luxurious rooms and suites: 
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  • Standard Rooms are meticulously furnished  rooms;
  • Superior Rooms are sea-facing rooms with balconies;
  • Classic Rooms are spacious sea-view rooms; 
  • Deluxe Rooms are charming heritage-chic rooms with private sit-outs leading directly to the beach;
  • Junior Suites are replete with luxurious sleeping and sitting areas as well as balconies overlooking the sea;
  • Suites offer a large sitting/dining area, a separate bedroom and an exclusive garden area or private terrace or balconies with panoramic views.
     

RATES

  • ROOMS
  • Standard (2 Adults + 2 Children): Rs.15000/- | Superior (2 Adults + 2 Children): Rs.16000/- | Classic (2 Adults + 2 Children) Rs.17000/- |
  •  Deluxe (2 Adults): Rs.17000/-    |  -Extra Person: Adult: Rs. 3000/-, Child: Rs 1750/-
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  • SUITES
  • Junior Suites (2 Adults + 1 Child): Rs.19000/- | Family Suites (3 Adults OR 2 Adults + 2 Children): Rs.22000/- | Suites (2 Adults + 1 Child): Rs.25000/-   - Extra Person: Adult:  Rs.4000/-; Child: Rs. 2000/- 
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    • Rates are subject to change without prior intimation.
    • Please contact the resort for rates. Email HERE>>

THE RESORT

  • Cidade de Goa offers 5 restaurants and 2 bars (listed below), conference and event hosting, a casino, a health club, an Ayurvedic spa, and numerous activities on its premises (detailed in column on the right).
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  • THE RESTAURANTS & CAFE
  •  • ALFAMA (7:30pm - 11:00pm), the Chef’s Signature Restaurant, inspired by Lisbon's "Alfama" bohemian quarter and the recipient of the Times Food Guide Awards in 2010, 2011 and 2012 for "Best World Cuisine Goa", offers a contemporary fine dining experience and musicians serenading diners at their tables.  
  • • CAFÉ AZUL (7:00am - 11:00pm), a Mediterranean-feel poolside restaurant offering cuisines from around the world, including  their signature wood-fired pizzas. 
  • • LARANJA (7:00am - 10:30am; 12:30pm - 3:00pm; 7:30pm - 11:00pm): renowned for its multi-cuisine buffet as well as an a la carte seafood specialities menu.
    • • BARBEQUE (Seasonal: October/November - April/May: 7:30pm - 11:00pm; except Fridays) won the 2012 Times food award winner for "Best grills and Barbeque". Select your choice of meats and seafood, and have it grilled to your liking.
  • • DOÇARIA (24hrs): A coffee shop, beverage counter, cake shop, games centre, snack bar, dessert lounge with a late night menu!  
  • • BAR LATINO (Seasonal: October/November – April/May 11:00am - 12:00 midnight): A poolside open-air bar with its signature flag service available from 11:00am - 5:00pm. 
  • • TAVERNA (11:00am - 12:00 midnight): The lobby bar is the winner of the best bar with live band (jazz/retro) 2012 Times Night Life Award.  


THE HISTORY

  • Opened in 1982 as a 100 room hotel, Cidade de Goa is ideally located on a palm fringed beach in North Goa. The resort derives its name from the Portuguese words 'City of Goa'. 
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  • Cidade is the creation of one of India’s most celebrated architects, Goan native, Charles Correa. Correa drew his inspiration for the resort’s design from Goa's historical past, where, for more than four centuries the Portuguese interacted with the prevalent Hindu culture and architecture. 
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  • Evoking the complex nuances of the Hindu-Portuguese cultural interplays, Cidade de Goa blends together influences of Goa’s unique history, and Correa's inimitable style of contemporary elegance and timeless romance.

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RECOMMENDED FOR:

  • 5 star deluxe resort
  • Set on a lush 40 acre beach-front property
  • International award winning architecture, by Charles Correa
  • 2 pools, 5 restaurants & cafes, 2 bars and a casino
  • Health Club & Ayurvedic Spa, numerous activities
  • Designated staff for kids

CONTACT

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Address:

CIDADE DE GOA
Vainguinim Beach
Dona Paula, Panjim
Goa  403 004
India

Phone:

+918322454545

FACILITIES & SERVICES

   

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  • ACTIVITIES: 
  • WATER SPORTS (Seasonal: October/November - April/May): Speedboats, jet-skies, parasailing, fun rides (banana boat/fun tube) and water skiing.
     
  • ACTIVITIES (Seasonal: October/November - April/May): Sandcastle building competition, beach cricket, beach volley ball, Tennis, cooking demonstrations, magic shows, indoor games (badminton, carrom, pool and table tennis) and board-games (scrabble , chess and other board games) available at Docaria.
     
  • ADVENTURE DESK (Seasonal: October/November – April/May): Traditional motorised canoe trips to nearby islands, dolphins spotting, fishing or snorkelling, crocodile sightings and bird watching along the backwaters, or visit the Anjuna flea market via the sea.
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  • CASINO & GAMING
  • GOLDFINGER CASINO (open 24 hours):  Offers the latest in gaming entertainment, from the Rapid Roulette, Black Jack, Baccarat, Mini Flush, Slot Reel and Video Poker machines.
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  • WELLNESS & FITNESS
  • CLUBE SAÚDE: (6:30am - 10:00pm): Features the latest cardio and strength equipment, trained instructors, a choice of fitness plans and body tuning packages, a centre with yoga sessions, aromatherapy, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, tennis courts and a unisex salon (available between 8:00am - 7:00pm). 
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  • PAVITRA AYURVEDIC SPA (8:00am - 8:00pm): Offers a wide choice of Ayurvedic massage therapies such as Uzhichil, Shirodhara, Kizhi, and consultations with practitioners for customized treatments.
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  • EVENTS
  • CONFERENCES:  Cidade de Goa offers a number of world-class conference spaces and facilities from casual beach-side venues to more corporate spaces. Dedicated coordinators are available to assist in organizing any business event, from small meetings to large conventions.
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  • WEDDINGS: The resort offers a secluded and romantic location, ideal for a destination wedding. The dedicated team will work with you to make your dream wedding (however extravagant) come true!
     

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