- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCuba Retreat Mandrem
Clean, well laid out, professionally run. The wifi cut in and out, but that's India.
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... man stopped me in my tracks on my way down the path and said it was a Hindi wedding party and the wedding is tomorrow. That would have been a good present, a European at a Hindi wedding! Then we went into spice of life restaurant and bar as they said they have wifi even though we only wanted a drink. So we sat had a drink and then he tells us the wifi isn't working.. That's a coincident. Got back to the hotel, two men sat on reception (bodyguards) ...
... had an Aveda massage while John finished his latest book and swam in the pool. Later in the day we walked along Dando beach, Candolim. Not a bad beach, except for bits of rubbish that cropped up along its length. We managed to walk to a fortification wall and turrets at the Southern end of the beach. We returned to the Calamari restaurant in the evening and enjoyed some more lovely seafood. We then headed off early to pack and go to bed at a reasonable time as tomorrow we were heading off early to catch a flight to ...
... for noise they can be a very considerate breed, so warm and welcome with open doors and endless offers of food or help - it's just such a shame that there a few (many) Indians out there trying to scam an extra few rupees as the majority are immensely good natured people!
I had no plans for Goa and nothing booked but had friends I'd met down in the very south so the plan was to get off the train, sleep in the station for a few hours then jump on the first local bus ...
... this carraige, somehow we managed at least 4 hours sleep. We awoke at 5:30 as this is when toddlers rise, and the mother decided to open the curtains. As I was not as rested as I would have liked, I decided to close the curtains only to have them opened again and my hand was slapped for my efforts. After a nasty comment from myself, I realised this was futile, looked across to my sweetheart who was also awake and had decided to get us a cup of tea," legend". ...
... that afternoon.....Ashtanga yoga is a very different style, it's very good for competitive people as you need to be really strong to rock the poses...I think it's a bit hard core for me but I enjoyed it anyway. We'd dinner at our place and got a Kadai curry with paneer which was a little too spicy for me.....I drank an entire beer after the first few mouthfuls but it was very tasty. It's our last night in Mandrem as we're off to Palolem beach (south Goa) ...