Mandrem, Goa, India
A kaleidoscopic blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures, sweetened with sun, sea, sand, susegad, and spirituality, Goa is India’s pocket-sized paradise. Located on the west coast of India, you can have the sight of high Sahyadri ranges on one side and on another side the picturesque view of the Arabian Sea. Goa is known for its pictorial beauty, striking beaches, beautiful temples and churches, grand festival celebrations, and colourful Hindu and Catholic heritage.
Goa has become a well-visited winter getaway where yoga is celebrated and spiritual activities are on a daily schedule: sunrise yoga sessions on the beach, reiki healing courses, meditation, and just about every other form of spiritual exploration, are all practised freely.
In the ‘yoga-Mecca’ town of Goa, Mandrem, you find Nalanda Retreat. A beach property where you can enjoy the seaside and experience the yoga life.
The word Nalanda, which in Sanskrit means Giver of Knowledge, describes the soul of this yoga resort. Built to be a place of growth and healing, it is the perfect sanctuary to embrace what it means to live a holistic lifestyle.
The Nalanda property features different buildings spread across 3000 square meters, nestled within a local fishing village. The beachfront lounge offers you a beautiful view of the ocean on one of the best beaches in North Goa. The ambience lets you soak in the relaxed vibes of the property and resonate with your inner balance. All rooms have AC and a private bathroom.
The in-house beachfront restaurant Chia Seed serves three tasty vegan/vegetarian, healthy meals complete with superfood fuelled ingredients on your study days. From enjoying the pool to sunbathing on the sandy beach or watching the sun setting into the Arabian sea, you can experience it all at Nalanda – the serene environment stimulates your mind, energizes your body and speaks to your soul.
Nalanda offers the perfect surrounding to enjoy the tropical seaside beach town of Mandrem. Here you can experience the goodness and mindfulness of a holistic yoga lifestyle combined with enjoying the love for the local culture, nature and the ocean.
The drive from the Goa International Airport (GOI) in Dabolim is about 80 min, to the Manohar International Airport (GOX) in Mopa it is 50 min, Nalanda Retreat is happy to welcome you and arrange your pick-up (approximately 25 Euro).