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Courtyard by Marriott debuts in Goa with Colva property

Courtyard by Marriott opens in Goa, featuring local cuisine, stunning design, and a commitment to regional growth and hospitality.

MUMBAI, INDIA – Courtyard by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of over 30 extraordinary hotel brands, announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Goa Colva, marking the debut of the Courtyard by Marriott brand in the state. Strategically located in one of the most popular parts of Goa, known for its white sand beaches, susegad lifestyle and Indo-Portuguese architecture, this 91-room hotel is an embodiment of the all things Goan, offering a cozy retreat full of elevated comforts, inviting experiences, soulful local and international cuisine and contemporary design.

We are thrilled to introduce the exceptional hospitality and top-tier facilities of Courtyard by Marriott brand to one of the most idyllic locations in India,” said Ranju Alex, Area Vice President South Asia, Marriott International. “Goa, especially the Southern region, is a well-known paradise for vacationers with its white sand beaches, stunning sunsets, and relaxed ambience. The opening of Courtyard by Marriott Goa Colva, marks Marriott International’s 11th property in Goa, and further compliments our commitment to growth in the region, bringing a diversified portfolio for different types of travellers to this popular leisure destination.”

Courtyard by Marriott Goa Colva is conveniently located at a picturesque 40-minute drive from Dabolim Airport and just 15 minutes from Madgaon Junction Railway Station. The hotel benefits from its proximity to Colva Beach and stunning paddy field surroundings, offering guests easy access to the popular beach shacks, local restaurants and quaint bars. Nature enthusiasts can explore nearby beaches such as Palolem, Agonda, and the bioluminescent Betalbatim Beach, or visit the breathtaking Dudhsagar Waterfalls. Guests can also enjoy the local markets and eateries, renowned for their culinary delights and unique accessories reflecting the local style and culture. A visit to the iconic Goa Chitra Museum, showcasing Goa’s traditional agrarian technology, antiques, and local history, is a must.

Encompassing comfort and functionality, the 91-room Courtyard by Marriott Goa Colva invites travellers to relax and savour the charms of a tranquil escape. Guests can unwind in spacious, contemporary rooms, some featuring private balconies with lush panoramic views and indulgent bathtubs. Each room is equipped with high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV, smart air conditioning, and a variety of modern amenities. This new addition to the Courtyard by Marriott family ensures a perfect blend of relaxation and sophistication, offering an exceptional stay for every traveller– whether they are traveling on business, leisure, or both.

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At Courtyard by Marriott Goa Colva, dining is a delightful blend of upscale elegance and casual comfort. One can enjoy local delights such as Chicken Cafreal and Goan Fish Curry at Colva Kitchen, the all-day dining restaurant serving International, Indian, and Asian cuisines. For guests on the move, O’Centro the grab-and-go deli offers quick bites and refreshing beverages through the day, while guests keeping with the non-hurried Goan pace, can enjoy a lazy afternoon by the poolside sipping on curated cocktails and delectable bites at Solario, the poolside bar.

The hotel is a versatile venue for both corporate and social events featuring modern meeting and conference facilities. The Terra banquet hall can host up to 120 guests, with a poolside pre-function area while Ceu, a smaller top-floor meeting room, caters to intimate gatherings of 25. Guests can also enjoy sundowners at the rooftop venue with panoramic views, accommodating up to 60 guests. Families with little adventurers can check out the Kids Club, while travellers looking to pursue their passions while on the road have the hotel’s fitness centre and outdoor swimming pool readily available for a quick workout or a swim. Sentir Spa by Tattva offers a cool and quiet pocket of calm rejuvenation with traditional massage therapies and a steam room facility.

Goa is one of the most popular hotspots in India with a rich and nostalgic culture that reflects the charm of a bygone era. It is a matter of immense pride and pleasure for us to have the opportunity to weave in our acclaimed hospitality and services into the very fabric of this alluring state,” expressed Sameer Kapoor, Hotel Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Goa Colva. “Courtyard by Marriott Goa Colva embodies our commitment to provide a refined yet sober retreat for those eager to lose themselves in the lifestyle and culture of the region. This is the perfect choice for trailblazing travellers who wish to discover the charm of Goa. We are confident that the design and amenities of the hotel will provide a truly pleasurable experience and shall be embraced by both residents and international visitors alike.”

Courtyard by Marriott Goa Colva participates in Marriott Bonvoy – the award-winning travel program from Marriott International – allowing members to earn and redeem points for their stay at the new hotel, and at other hotels and resorts across Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of extraordinary hotel brands. With the Marriott Bonvoy app, members enjoy a level of personalization and a contactless experience that allows them to travel with peace of mind.

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