Taj Cidade de Goa Heritage is located on Vainguinim Beach between a green hill and the deep blue sea the bright air conditioned rooms are all equipped with a satellite TV minibar and personal safe. Taj Cidade de Goa Heritage is spread across 40 acres it is centrally located to the capital city a 45 minute drive from the airport or railway station.
Named after one of Lisbon’s oldest districts, Alfama, ripe with music and romance, charmingly brings to life Lisbon’s town square. Low ceilings, balconies for musicians, descriptive murals, intimate lighting add to the ambience reminiscent of Portuguese-Goan culture. This Chef’s Speciality Restaurant provides a unique balance of the global and the local, its French, Goan, European cuisines taking centre-stage. It stays true to its heritage, not just in décor, but also in entertainment. The Fado is a mellifluous haunting melody of Portuguese origin. On the first Tuesday of every month, The Fado Evening plays host to famed soul-stirring fadistas.Cuisine - GoanSignature Dishes: Smoked Chicken Salad tossed with a temptingly tangy mango chutney and baby greens; Slow Oven Baked Snapper steeped in Recheado masala served with potato gratin; Vindaloo undertones accentuating an Oven Roasted Rack of Lamb; Vegetable Caldeen; Saraswat Thali.
Dining with a view. Café Azul is a pool-side restaurant overlooking the sea and the skyline of the historic Dona Paula. Dramatic, blue-themed table settings offset the calmer blues of the outdoors, making you feel one with the sea. As the mind wanders or indulges in conversation, a variety of fiery aromas waft in, tempting the senses. Painstakingly researched, the restaurant’s cuisine presents gourmet recipes from North India, Far East Asia, and Italy. Mediterranean and local classics also win the popular vote.
"Feel the warmth. Derived from the Portuguese word for ‘orange’, Laranja feels like home and welcomes all with its wide and high arches, orange hues and a hearty breakfast, spiced with handmade masalas. It is renowned for its multi-cuisine buffets that embrace a blend of Goan, North and South Indian, Continental, and Oriental cuisines. For diners who prefer a la carte, Laranja has an authentic Goan seafood menu.Cuisine: Multi-CusineExperience: Live cooking counters add novelty to the daily menu, Chefs routinely introduce slight changes in the menu with changing seasons, so that the diner gets nothing less than the season’s freshest produce. Specialties: Multi-cuisine buffet (Breakfast, lunch, dinner), Goan Seafood (A la carte)"
"Smoking Fresh. An open-air, beachfront, seasonal restaurant, sheltered by tall welcoming palm trees, Barbeque lets you indulge in intimate conversations in a rustic, teak-wood-furnished setting, just a few metres from the Arabian sea. Distinct aromas from the open grill and tandoor blend with that of the bay as you enjoy the crisp, clear flavours of your platter. Considered one of the best seafood restaurants in Goa, Barbeque enables diners to choose ingredients, and have a dish customised and prepared, as per their taste, by the masterchef.Cuisine: GrillsExperience: Barbeque has a unique feature which enables the diner to choose their ingredient and have the masterchef cook it to the diner’s liking. You can pick your preference from a wide range of succulent meats, vegetables and fresh Goan seafood. Proceed to select the marinade or preparation that entices your palate and watch our chefs create delectable magic with them on the open grills and tandoor.