Skip to main content
Beginning of main content

Enter dates to see availability

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3.5-star hotel near Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception

Seaside stay

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Vainguinim Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of Dona Paula Beach with a stay here. Odxel Beach and Caranzalem Beach are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Poolside dining

This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and an arcade/game room, and in-room childcare is an added bonus. Relax with a drink at the poolside bar and enjoy perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like memory foam beds and premium bedding, the 75 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Balconies, 24-hour room service, and rainfall showerheads are also available.

Deluxe Compact Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$66* Per night/room Dec 17 - Dec 18

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premier Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Penthouse, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

About the Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat

Location Vainguinim Beach, Dona Paula, Goa 403004

Property Features

Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat offers its guests an outdoor pool, a health club, and a children's pool. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include limo/town car service and a meeting room. Event space at this hotel measures 969 square feet (90 square meters). Tour/ticket assistance, an arcade/game room, and multilingual staff are also featured at the family-friendly Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a casino shuttle are available for a fee. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Dona Paula hotel is smoke free.

  • 75 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 969 sq ft of conference space
  • 90 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2009
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Goa (GOI-Dabolim) (27.4 km / 17 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, train station pick-up, ferry terminal shuttle, and casino shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat offers 75 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to balconies. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. 36-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Memory foam beds
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Sea Pearl - This poolside family restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Upper Coast Cafe - This coffee shop serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Caitan n Joe - This pub overlooks the pool.

Salud Latino Bar - This pub overlooks the garden. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club.

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.

Taxes are subject to change based on Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 2000.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for INR 1000.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No elevators
  • Minimum guest age is 18

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: INR 550 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 900 per person
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Retreat
  • Hotel Sandalwood
  • Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat
  • Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat Dona Paula
  • Sandalwood Hotel Retreat
  • Sandalwood Retreat
  • Sandalwood Retreat Dona Paula
  • Sandalwood Hotel Retreat Dona Paula
  • Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat Goa/Dona Paula
  • Sandalwood Hotel And Retreat
  • Sandalwood & Retreat
  • Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat Hotel
  • Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat Dona Paula
  • Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat Hotel Dona Paula

You should know

  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 8 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
url importing https://travel.travelocity.com/Vainguinim-Hotels-Sandalwood-Hotel-&-Retreat.h3805763-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&
There was an error importing /Vainguinim-Hotels-Sandalwood-Hotel-&-Retreat.h3805763-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&, error: javax.servlet.jsp.JspTagException: 301 https://travel.travelocity.com/Vainguinim-Hotels-Sandalwood-Hotel-&-Retreat.h3805763-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.