The Postcard Velha
Goa, India
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A Private Luxury Retreat in Goa

Away from the hustle bustle of commercial Goa and perched atop the vast Champakali estate of, is the Postcard Velha. Located in the tranquil old Goa, the hotel offers verdant views that overlook 300 acres of virgin coconut plantations and the magnificent Mandovi River Delta. Luxuriate in this modernist colonial hideout on a two or three-night Escapes Club getaway, including a three-course dinner, daily glass of wine or beer, daily breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi and a one-way airport transfer.

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Package Options


Calendar
2 Nights
TRANQUIL GETAWAY
Banyan Room
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Packages valid for two adults
  • One three-course set menu dinner
  • One glass of wine or beer each every night
  • One-way pickup from Goa airport
Calendar
2 Nights
DELUXE UPGRADE
Mandovi Room
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Packages valid for two adults
  • One three-course set menu dinner
  • One glass of wine or beer each every night
  • One-way pickup from Goa airport
Calendar
3 Nights
TRANQUIL GETAWAY
Banyan Room
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Packages valid for two adults
  • One Postcard experience with your choice of a guided heritage walk, surf lesson, a trip to Salim Bird Sanctuary and more
  • One three-course set menu dinner
  • One glass of wine or beer each every night
Calendar
3 Nights
DELUXE UPGRADE
Mandovi Room
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Packages valid for two adults
  • One Postcard experience with your choice of a guided heritage walk, surf lesson, a trip to Salim Bird Sanctuary and more
  • One three-course set menu dinner
  • One glass of wine or beer each every night

With the Postcard Velha, less is always more. With only eight rooms, the hotel is the perfect place to enjoy the simple pleasures of Goa. Don’t mistake simplicity for a lack of offering. Everything in this hotel is designed to give you a taste of the locale, starting from the name which is Portuguese for “Old Goa”. With your included one-way pickup from Goa Airport, your stay will be a breeze.

What You’ll Love…

The Room – Sun Kissed Villas with private balconies and a great view

Unwind in the Banyan Room, with sweeping views of the resort’s garden, in the midst of which lies a 300-year-old Banyan Tree. As if that view wasn’t enough, this room also comes with an exclusive veranda to spend those sunny, lazy afternoons. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, flexible 24-hour check-in and checkout and more.

Deluxe Upgrade: Treat yourself to a stay in the Mandovi Room that overlooks the hillock and the delta formed by the rivers Mandovi and Zuari, in the distance. These spacious rooms are tastefully furnished with a tropical aesthetic and plush interiors. All rooms offer Luxury Ayurveda amenities by Forest Essentials, the quintessential Indian beauty brand that has foundations in the ancient science of Ayurveda

The Food – Enjoy local flavours while savouring views of the river

The unconventional Postcard way extends all the way to its breakfast hours, which doesn’t exist! Start your day when you please and with a belly full of goodness. Sip on artisanal a glass of wine or beer each evening, and during your stay you indulge in one delicious three-course dinner.

This former capital of Portuguese India has a rich culinary history and the Postcard Velha really brings it to life. Whether its classic Goan dishes, like vindaloo and chorizo, to lesser known delicacies. The chefs get the catch of the day straight from the Arabian sea so you can savour the freshest of produce for every meal. What’s more, all of this can be enjoyed in the serene and scenic dining pavilions overlooking the Zuari river.

Wellness Experiences – Rest. Rejuvenate. Repeat.

Nothing says holiday like a visit to the Spa. Rejuvenate at the Punarnava Ayurveda spa and feel your stress melt away (additional charges apply). Coimbatore-based Punarnava Ayurveda focuses on the core principles and values of an age-old knowledge system. The hotel also offers on site consultation with Ayurvedic doctor and specialists are available for consultation at any time during your stay.

Bonus: Extend your stay to three nights and enjoy one exclusive Postcard Velha Experience. Go on a walking tour of Goa and see beautiful Portuguese architecture, taste freshly baked Poee and learn from your friendly local guide. Or enjoy a walk to the famous 350-year-old church of “Lady of the Mount”and enjoy breath-taking views.

See & Do – Explore the stunning Portuguese neighbourhoods of Goa

Quench your thirst for retail therapy at the old Goa market or Panjim market, both of which are a 15-minute drive away. A Goan holiday is incomplete without a visit to the beach. The Postcard Velha is about 45 minutes from the popular beaches, Baga, Calangute, Anjuna and Candolim. Apart from the classic sun and sand experience, most of them offer an exciting nightlife, mouth-watering local seafood and fun water sports activities.

While most tourists choose the summer to visit, Goa is at its most beautiful during the monsoon. With the ponds and lakes filled to the brim and the lush, rain washed trees swaying in the wind, it brings with a sense of refreshment and romance. Don’t miss out on vibrant monsoon festivals celebration that dot various parts of the city.

Perfect for couples and families seeking a tranquil getaway

This beautiful resort is ideal for anyone who is looking for a luxe Escapes Club getaway in beautiful natural surroundings.

Valid for travel until 30 September 2019 (bookings must be made before 31 August 2019).

Blackout Dates Apply: Dates are identified in the Booking Calendar.

Surcharge: A non-refundable surcharge per room, per night, applies for certain dates and is payable at time of booking. Dates and prices are identified in the Booking Calendar.

Check Availability: To confirm your dates of stay at purchase, click on 'Check Availability' and select your preferred package. Use the calendar to browse and select available dates. Dates with a surcharge are identified.

Buy Now Book Later: If you want to secure this offer and don't know when you want to travel please select 'Buy Now & Book Later'. This will secure your package and give you the flexibility to choose your travel dates - within the book by and validity period and subject to availability. To select dates post purchase, simply select 'My Escapes' under the 'My Account' tab and follow the prompts.

7-Day Change of Mind ‘No Questions Asked’ Refund Guarantee: Things don’t always work out. Our 7-day Change of Mind Guarantee is there to help. Bookings (except for Tour bookings and flights) may be cancelled with a full refund provided that cancellation occurs strictly within 7 days from the date of purchase and provided that the cancellation is made no less than 21 days prior to the check-in date.

Feel Like Changing your Dates? No worries… You can make one (1) change to the date of your booking provided the change is made no less than 45 days before the start of your original booking date and provided you choose dates which are of an equal value and are available. Any change to booking dates is subject to and must be made online in accordance with our Terms and Conditions. Change of date not applicable when package is purchased with flights.

Banyan Room and Mandovi Room – Packages are valid for two adults.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults and one child. See the 'Child Policy' below:

Child Policy: One child (aged 11 years and under) may stay free of charge, sleeping on a rollaway bed with accommodation, breakfast and package inclusions. Soft drink will be provided instead of beer or wine.

Baby Policy: One baby (aged five years and under) may stay free of charge with breakfast and package inclusions and will count towards the room capacity. A cot is not available.

Connecting rooms are not available.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice.

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