Ultimate staycation getaway with Novotel Dona Sylvia Resort Goa


Family holidays are finally here and it’s the right time to relax and unwind with a long-awaited vacation. Beaches, sand, sun, and exotic resorts make for a wonderful way to spend a holiday getaway with your loved ones. So if you are looking for a sandy destination for your family holiday this year, then Novotel Dona Sylvia Resort Goa is the best family beach vacation spot to pick. The beauty of its location and the variety of options makes this resort indeed a must if you want time away from the hustle-bustle amidst the tropical beauty of Goa. 


The resort provides a glimpse into the rich traditional Portuguese culture through a mix of contemporary and local heritage architecture. Featuring 181 rooms spread over 20 acres of lush gardens and swaying palm trees, the hotel is decked out with Mediterranean-theme-styled villas that reflect Goan in every essence. The hotel also features famed bars, a sports corner, a pool area and a supervised Kids club with activities.

Right by the beach

The resort is located right on Cavelossim Beach in South Goa known for its numerous churches and beautiful coastline making it a perfect destination for honeymoons, family vacations, short business trips and even beach weddings & large corporate beachside events. Novotel is also known for its extremely clean and safe environment and has now gone a step further to strengthen its safety norms. The resort leaves no stone unturned and implements stringent rules to promise at most safety for all their guests.

Multi-cuisine, Multi restaurant 

The resort boasts of multiple restaurants serving multi-cuisine menus and offers a range of spectacular dining options by the poolside. The Seagull serves buffet spreads and Kebabs & Kurries is the fine dining Indian outlet that presents enticing signature dishes from the royal kitchens of India. At Mama Mia, the resort’s seasonal poolside grill restaurant offers guests a selection of fiery grills. Guests can also pick an assortment of experiences from intimate bar settings to mesmerizing views of the pool at Amalia & Tia Maria, the poolside and lobby bars. It also provides a spa and Ayurveda facility for its guests to relax and rejuvenate.

Professional events 

Those looking to make the sunshine state of Goa, their destination of choice for a social or professional event, you can still opt for the Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort. The Resort just last year opened doors to a new convention center-cum-banquet space named the Salao De Cavelossim Convention Center; a one-of-a-kind event space under the state of the art German Tent. Spreading across 5400 sq.ft, the new setup can host up to six hundred and fifty people, making it an ideal place for a plethora of events like large scale corporate conferences, product launches, fashion events, intimate cocktail parties and even wedding receptions.

Weddings and festivities 

Being the largest convention space in South Goa, the resort is a perfect blend of modern and contemporary sensibilities, with the ability to accommodate up to 1000 guests, thereby making it the preferred address for destination weddings, with a picturesque coastline as the backdrop. The ‘Vivaah at Novotel’ is another speciality of all Novotel’s 20 properties across 15 major Indian cities. If your loved ones are unable to join your celebrations at the hotel, Novotel offers a seamless live webcast of the festivities so they can feel included in your happy, fairy tale moments.

‘Vivaah at Novotel’ boasts of two other distinctive features namely Dawat by Novotel, for letting your guests enjoy exquisite culinary delicacies in the Novotel of the city where they live in while your wedding can be projected on the big screen and the second feature being Shagun by Novotel, where you can share your joy with relatives and friends by getting customizable Shagun hampers home delivered to them across 15 cities.