PANAJI, GOA--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2012) - Diwali is a festive time for Hindus across the globe, and in India the Festival of Lights brings people for five days, celebrating the triumph of good over evil. This year Diwali culminates on November 13, 2012, when families, friends and loved ones will gather for festive celebrations. Whether you're a local, visiting from another Indian state or at this Goa hotel from across the globe, the Goa Marriott Resort & Spa is helping you celebrate with Diwali Delight.
Through November 14, 2012, this beach hotel in Goa is offering specially designed Diwali gift hampers at AZ.U.R and Cake Shop, two of its diverse dining venues. Gift hampers are filled with symbols of the festival and special treats, all homemade by this hotel's expert chef.
Diwali gift hampers, available at this Goa destination wedding hotel, come in Gold or Silver variations. Gold hampers include an eggless saffron cake, homemade chocolate box, homemade cookies, kaju katli (sweet cashew nut made with condensed milk and sugar), boondi ladu (sweet gram flour ball named after the 'drops' that form on its surface), apple or pear saffron chutney, ajwain (carom seeds) or mathi matri (savory snacks), anar (pomegranate) sparkles and diyas (oil lamps).
For information about Diwali Delights gift hampers, call 0832-246 3333. To learn more about the Goa Marriott Resort & Spa, visit the hotel website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/goimc-goa-marriott-resort-and-spa/ where you can book rooms, browse Goa honeymoon packages, plan your visit with a detailed destination guide and get more information about onsite amenities including the Quan Spa, Kids Room and multiple dining venues.
About the Goa Marriott Resort & Spa
The five-star Goa Marriott Resort & Spa has a new look and feel from its lobby to its guestrooms, and a stay here will have you feeling like brand new, too. This Panjim hotel offers modern amenities and traditional touches that will make both business and leisure travelers happy. Newly renovated accommodations offer beautiful views of the gardens or bay, 24-hour room service, LCD TVs, electronic safes, iHome technology, high-speed Internet access, large writing desks and beds that are outfitted with designer duvets, fluffy pillows and down comforters. Here you can revive your body and mind with a number of thoughtful amenities including a fitness center, outdoor yoga classes, an outdoor pool and whirlpool and the Quan Spa; signature treatments include an aroma fusion massage, a marine algae bath and the Quan foot ritual. For fun, the little ones have the Kids Room while grownups can try their luck at the onsite casino. Nearby are top attractions including religious and historical sites, Miramar Beach and Dudhsagar Waterfalls. If you're looking for a beautiful venue for your meeting or celebration, this hotel offers more than 9,000 sq. ft. of renewed banquet and conference space. For more casual meetings spots, you'll find a number of dining venues that are sure to make the right impression on your clients and your taste buds. Enjoy Pan-Asian cuisine in a traditional courtyard or private booth at Wan Hao, or take in a sunset view with cocktails, wines, coffee, tea and light snacks at the Lobby Lounge. If you're hosting clients for the evening, try Casino Carnival. AZ.U.R evolves throughout the day along with your appetite; mornings host a breakfast café and in the daytime and evening you'll find an elegant lounge. For more casual dining, try the swim-up Pool Bar, outdoor barbecue at Simply Grills, poolside dining with an international menu at Waterfront Terrace & Bar, or freshly made pastries, cakes, breads and sandwiches at Cake Shop.