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Fairfield by Marriott Goa Benaulim opens its doors

Marriott has announced the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Goa Benaulim, marking the brand’s second opening in the coastal state.

Fairfield by Marriott Goa Benaulim is located just a few steps away from Benaulim Beach. The resort is located approximately 26 kilometres from Goa International Airport. Panaji is 36 kilometres away from the resort.

Fairfield by Marriott Goa Benaulim offers 144 spacious, modern and well-equipped rooms with separate work and rest areas. Each guestroom features garden or pool views, with its own balcony and patio seating for guests to relax and unwind.

Standard Guest Room. Photo: Marriott

Neeraj Govil, Senior Vice President – Operations, Asia Pacific (Excluding Greater China), Marriott International, said:

We are delighted to introduce our second Fairfield by Marriott hotel in the beach capital of India and it also marks the 19th Fairfield by Marriott hotel in the country, indicative of the market’s appetite for the brand and its growing presence in key leisure and resort destinations in the Asia Pacific. Fairfield by Marriott Goa Benaulim is Marriott International’s sixth property in the city, a testament to our commitment to bring a diversified portfolio for different types of travellers to this popular leisure destination. We look forward to further expanding our portfolio in leisure destinations in the country to cater to the rise of domestic travel.

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KAVA is the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant serving deli foods and South Goan favorites while KAVA Lounge is a simplified version of KAVA located indoors and serving the same simplified menu and coffee, cocktails, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. Azul’s design focuses on the vibrant pool deck by day and the tranquil Pool Bar by night, embracing the spirit of Goa. Market is a 24/7 convenience shop on the lobby level offering pick-me-up snacks, beverages and daily essentials for those on the go.

Randal Whelpdale, General Manager, Fairfield by Marriott Go Benaulim, said:

Benaulim is a beautiful coastal town where guests can enjoy the pristine beaches and a plethora of adventure sports activities, ranging from windsurfing, to parasailing. We look forward to welcoming guests to enjoy the warm and friendly Fairfield hospitality at Fairfield by Marriott Goa Benaulim while exploring what the city has to offer.

The hotel offers a versatile meeting space with over 10,000 sq. ft, featuring an outdoor lawn area that can accommodate over 300 guests, making it the perfect venue for weddings, special occasions, or business events. The property’s public spaces feature the “modern calm” aesthetic of the Fairfield by Marriott brand, which encompasses open layouts, multifunctional spaces and natural light.

Guests staying at Fairfield by Marriott Goa Benaulim will have access to an array of amenities including a 6,500 sq. ft outdoor swimming pool, 24/7 fitness centre and open-air pool bar. Families and young guests can be entertained at the hotel’s kids club with an array of fun activities.

Dattaraj V. Salgaocar, Chairman, VMSalgaocar Corporation Pvt. Ltd., said:

Fairfield by Marriott Goa shows our commitment to the state of Goa and in further developing the tourism sector in the State. The strategic location of Fairfield by Marriott Benaulim in South Goa will offer ultimate tranquillity and convenience for accessing Goa’s many attractions. We look forward to partnering with Marriotts and providing our valuable guests with the unmatched comfort and hospitality that comes with staying at Fairfield by Marriott Goa Benaulim.

Fairfield by Marriott Goa Benaulim joins Fairfield by Marriott Goa Anjuna and is the seventh Marriott resort in Goa. Marriott recently opened the Westin Goa in May 2021.

Meanwhile, Marriott recently announced the opening of W Philadelphia; JW Marriott Charlotte; Fairfield by Marriott South Binh Duong (Fairfield’s debut in Vietnam); Aloft Osaka Dojima (Marriott’s 70th hotel in Japan); Matild Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Budapest; Residence Inn by Marriott, Bogotá; The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands; The Ritz-Carlton, Turks and Caicos; The St. Regis, Bermuda; The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm; Moxy, Bordeaux; Moxy, Bergen; Delta Hotels by Marriott Riviera Nayarit, an all-inclusive resort; W Changsha and Renaissance Bordeaux. The American hospitality chain has also announced plans to bring its Moxy brand to Sydney, Australia and to Nepal. Marriott has announced plans to open 10 Hotels and Resorts in Turkey by the end of 2022.

Featured image by Marriott

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