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Review: Vivanta by Taj – Holiday Village, Goa

A couple of months back, I found myself on the plane to have a working weekend in Goa, and the destination turned out to be the Vivanta by Taj Holiday Village, which is one of the three Taj Hotel properties in Goa, and perhaps one of the best ones out there. My flight into Goa was a little late, which meant I was going to be using the shuttle service from the hotel rather than car that we had on disposal. The hotel is a good one hour ride away from Goa’s airport, in the north end of Goa, so I was looking forward to getting moving quickly and join the rest of my colleagues who were already at the…

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Review: Doubletree by Hilton, Goa (Arpora)

For the recently gone Independence Day long weekend, I decided that it would be a nice idea to go back to Goa during the rains. Usually, my preference is to go to South Goa and the Park Hyatt is one of my favourite resorts there. However, this time the brother and I decided to head to North Goa, since I found out that the Hilton now had a property there. This Hilton was actually an independent property, which was reflagged as the Doubletree only in 2012. Too bad, my brother could not make it at the last minute due to other commitments, however I decided to proceed with the trip regardless. After arriving on an uneventful flight from Mumbai, I…

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Reminder: Free stay+spa giveaway at Park Hyatt Goa ends Sept 9,2012

If you haven’t noticed, I put out a free night giveaway which includes a room night (paid for, along with taxes and breakfast for 2) and a trip to the spa at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa last week. The giveaway runs through till Sunday 9th September 2012, 23:59 India Standard Time. You can enter (repeatedly!) and via two different methods. Read on: You can participate via Twitter: Follow @LiveFromALounge on Twitter. Tweet which bit of the Park Hyatt Goa Experience are you looking forward to enjoy the most. Do include @LiveFromALounge and the hashtag #HYATTGOA in the Tweet. You can tweet me once per calendar day (00:00 Hours India Standard Time to 23:59 India Standard Time). To…

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Win a free stay at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa here!

Like I just posted, the Park Hyatt Goa is picking the tab for one reader to come over and experience their hospitality and spa treatments. Simply leave a comment on this post, and post a comment on which bit of the Park Hyatt Goa Experience are you looking forward to enjoy the most. You can participate once per calendar day (00:00 Hours India Standard Time to 23:59 India Standard Time). An example of an eligible comment would be: I’d love to visit the award-winning Sereno Spa at the Park Hyatt Goa You can check out the other post for ways to participate via Twitter and the fineprint. Good Luck! Live From A Lounge is present on Facebook, Twitter & available…

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We’re giving away a stay at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa

Two good things happened over the last few weeks. One, we completed a year of bringing Live From A Lounge in July, and two, I had a fabulous weekend, unwinding by the poolside with friends at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa. You can read all about my experience at the Park Hyatt Goa here. A gorgeous pool and the view from the pool at the Park Hyatt Goa.   What are we giving away? Now, while I’d pay any day to come back to this resort for a stay, the Park Hyatt Goa has generously invited for one reader of the blog to come over and stay at the hotel in a Park Room to experience their hospitality.…

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Go Goaah: Alila Diwa, Goa

Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa Alila Diwa After a very relaxed few days at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa, I was going to switch to the Hotel Alila Diwa where a friend of mine was hosting his wedding proceedings for the next couple of days. Since both the hotels are about 10 minutes apart, we used one of the complimentary shuttle cars offered to us by the Park Hyatt to drive down to the Alila Diwa. The Alila Diwa is a large hotel,built on a 12-acre big piece of land next to a paddy field. The hotel received the ‘Top 25 Relaxation/Spa hotels in India 2012’ commendation from TripAdvisor, which it proudly displays on its website and…

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Get a free night at Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa

Hyatt has been running the Freetime promo on its resort properties and quite a few Indian properties are participating as well. So what is the Freetime promotion? For Hyatt properties in India, you get a free night on staying a minimum number of nights paid stay at participating resorts/hotels. The Hyatt promotion, valid from June 21 to September 8, also offers a 2 PM late checkout, when you use the following link to book your stay, or use the promocode FRTIME while making your reservation on the Hyatt website. If you are a beach person, specially in the monsoon rains, Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa is your closest bet at getting the free night under the Stay 3 Get…

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