The Grand and The Glitz (located in the same vicinity) in their true reflection of the names comprise of 150 and 46 tastefully furbished rooms and Suites. respectively. Imposing facades with overhang of flower beds and glass encased elevators make the resorts blend the architectural wonder with contemporary feel. The old Goan - Portuguese hospitality is evident in the well trained and polite operations team members.
Goa a speck on the sub continent forms one of the smallest states with a collective population of about 1.4 million. Abound with nature’s bounty be it mineral rich topography to inland waterways or sun kissed undulated coastline stretching more than a 100 Kms alongside the Arabian sea on the west coast of India. Near Tropical weather virtually has the consistent mild temperatures and warmth reflected disposition of the local populace which attributed otherwise to the residual Portuguese influence from which it liberated and shifted to secular Indian fabric in December 1961. Rated as an ideal “Sojourn in the Sun” is a favorite amongst the most European holiday makers.
Most of the Districts are interspersed by the major rivers Sal, Zuari, Mandovi & Chapora. The major livelihood apart from mining and tourism is also fishing and rice plantation. Coconut and Cashew nut, the main produce also finds it’s way in the local cuisine and local brew called “Feni.”
Goa can very well be distinguished between the Sedentary South and Happening North with the natural divide by way of River Mandovi. Calangute the main activity hub with taverns, bistros, clubs and beach shacks is located about 10 Kms from Mapusa, 14 Kms from the Capital city Panjim and has all the famous North Goa beaches and forts within a few minutes of comfortable motoring distance.