Summer family getaways at Alila Diwa Goa, India

It is that time of the year to plan your annual summer family pow wow, and what better place than Goa! Alila Diwa Goa offers guests the bespoke Alila Experience which can be curated for families with careful attention given to the young ones. Alila Diwa Goa’s Leisure Concierge Team has introduced a number of new and interesting experiences. Here are the top must-try activities at Alila Diwa Goa this summer:

1. DISCOVER GOA AND FEED THE EAGLES – for adults and children
Guests can embark on a journey to discover the ​real, ​ authentic and unspoiled Goa in small villages filled with unique traditions and simple handicrafts such as pottery, mat weaving, and the making of the famous Goan drink ‘Feni’. In addition, guests can enjoy a bird’s-eye view from the 16th century Fort Cabo De Rama, followed by the spectacular sight of Brahmin kites and larger sea eagles swooping down to the water for food. The trail is followed by lunch at Palolem Beach with time to swim and relax.

2. HEART OF THE HOUSE TOUR – For children from 7 to 16 years old
Young explorers will love this exclusive behind-the-scenes guided tour of the resort. After marveling at interesting facts and stories about the hotel and its neighborhood shared under the big banyan tree, kids will get an opportunity to visit the kitchen, the housekeeping department and engineering control room to learn how various teams keep the hotel running smoothly. They’ll be amazed at how the huge sheets are laundered, and can even try their hand at taking an in-room dining order!

3. KID’S MASTERCLASS + ALILA MASTERCLASS– for children and adults
Watch your little one become a junior Master Chef as they learn to whip up specialty dishes in a safe kid-friendly environment. Adults can enhance their repertoire and learn to ​create​ specialty dishes from their favorite cuisine and surprise loved ones back home.

4. ORGANIC GARDEN DINING – for adults and children
Guests can enjoy a healthy meal with the family that begins with a farm-to-table journey in the resort’s organic garden, from handpicking homegrown vegetables, fruits or herbs, to cooking and relishing the meal in the garden’s rustic environs. The Chef will be happy to curate an exclusive gourmet menu using these ingredients along with fresh seafood and locally sourced meats. The in-house mixologist will stir up refreshing concoctions with ​ingredients ​ hand-picked ​ by ​ the​ guests ​,​ to complement the menu.

5. BRAAI – for adults and children
Families can now master the art of the ‘braai’ together, grilling deliciously marinated meats on the Vivo Lawns overlooking the infinity pool. A great family bonding experience, with chefs on hand to provide assistance, if required. The meal can be enjoyed with refreshing cocktail or mocktail pitchers.

6. SPA ALILA for Kids
Book your kids a Spa Alila experience after an energetic fun-filled day for a body pampering massage.

​Book ​your stay with Alila Diwa Goa’s ‘GETAWAY YOUR WAY’ package from US$248 plus taxes, and ​’upsize’ your stay with the any or all of the above unique experiences to make the most of ​your​ holiday.

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