This place has a very set schedule where you are advised to wake up during sunrise to soak in the early rays and hear the birds chirp you into wakefulness. The meditation and yoga is very soul-cleansing and is recommended for everyone who decide to make this resort their home.
Take a Ferry to Vasi Island and be surprised:
This is the neighbouring island which lies right in front of this resort - just across the Mandovi river. This island has a variety of flora and fauna like the lipstick tree and the soap tree and places such as an age old church, a love bridge and several beautiful portugese homes. The suggested time to visit this place is early morning or in the evening for you to relish your time here. This island can be accessed by a ferry and a guided tour can be organised by the retreat for you if you make a request well in advance at the reception desk.
Go cycling by the Lake and Explore the Church:
This island by the river gives you a beautiful stretch to cycle by and have your own time where you relish the feeling of being on a vacation. The bicycles can be procured from the reception and you can have a great time just biking around the expanse of the island and appreciating the nature and the beautiful portugese architecture around this retreat.
How to get here?
To get to this retreat you have to take the ferry from one end of Old Goa to reach the other end which ends at this island. From here you can take the car arranged by the hotel to reach the retreat. The ferry is super inexpensive and your car can travel on the ferry with you, now isn’t that amazing!
Who to go with ?
This retreat is for anyone who seeks to just detox themselves from their fast paced life and spend some time in rediscovering themselves. You could come here by yourself, with your family or with your beloved. This is a place for everyone, where away from the grasp of social media and other distraction you just get to spend some quality time reconnecting with yourself.
Fun facts about this place:
1) There is no phone connectivity here - This place is not for the faint hearts, you need to be very determined to stay here. This place will make sure to keep your phone away.
2) The property staff doesn't have phones - The staff at the property don't carry their phones around. They are extremely focused and love to live without phones. They are people you get inspiration from.
Tips to stay here:
1) Be strong hearted. You have to be very determined to live here and to let the place change you.
2) Once it changes you, you will never want to go back!