Nestled in the Western Ghats and overlooking the distant, rolling hills is one of Goa’s best-kept secrets—The Postcard Hideaway Netravali. With panoramic views of hills, the place offers solitude and relaxation unadulterated by urban interruptions or privacy concerns.
Serenity abounds throughout the hotel’s 20 acres of lush greenery which are housed in 20 ultra-modern luxury rooms that blend effortlessly with its surroundings. To encourage a greater bond with the Earth, each room comes with a patio to spend the day observing nature. The patio is ideal to even just lounge while sipping refreshing coffee and enjoying the constant supply of breeze.
The rewards of being set around a forest extend to Netravali’s various attractions that involve sightings of its other neighboring residents —black panthers, giant squirrels, and great pied hornbills, to name a few. Upping the ante are the secret waterfalls and unexplored corners, which set the scene for a great picnic or even an immersive, soul-stirring experience.
For the truly curious, there are additional experiential tours that can be opted for, such as the Nature Trail that takes you through the most pristine environs of the Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary, or the Water Odyssey that will have you explore the flora and fauna, listen to birdsongs and watch butterflies, as you make your way through the heliconias that spot the lush green landscape with subtle hints of red and yellow. This scenic sanctuary, one of the corridors of the Western Ghats, is known for its waterfalls, birdlife, and wildlife. Piecing together a curated wellness journey, the hotel is designed to integrate nature into its very core and offer high-quality seclusion in whichever form one wants. It’s not just the complete detox from the everyday chaos in the way of endless greenery or the sounds of flowing water, leaves, and birds, but also the wealth of wellness therapies in their spa which elevates this elaborate, self-love holiday to the next level. From open-air jacuzzi to yoga sessions at the expansive pavilion, you won’t run out of options to ease yourself into relaxation.
To intensify the love affair with nature, The Postcard Hideaway celebrates the rich flavors of local Goan cuisine by sourcing ingredients from the resort’s own organic garden. From the Panjim special ros omelet to the delectable Konkan thali, the menu boasts of delightful dishes to indulge in.
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