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Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat

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Far North- Palolem Beach, on The River Bank, Palolem, Canacona 403702 India
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 13/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#7 of 35 in Palolem
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Dreamcatcher is located in the north end of Palolem – right beside at the enchanting spot where the Arabian sea meets the tranquil lagoon that stretches between our northern shore and wild green hills beyond. We have over 50 unique, individually designed cottages tucked away in more than three acres of lush tropical gardens, an outdoor restaurant with a charming deck overlooking the breathtaking sight of the lagoon and the surrounding wilderness; a yogashala – cum- retreat centre, the best ayurvedic spa in South Goa, and staff that is dedicated to making your vacation a memorable experience.
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Wifi
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Boating
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Yoga room
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Fishing
Car hire
Taxi service
Spa
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Clothes rack
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
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HOTEL CLASS
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River View
Languages Spoken
English, Hebrew, Hindi

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64Somewhat walkable
Grade: 64 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Sandeep P wrote a review Jan 2022
Nagpur, India17 contributions5 helpful votes
We had booked river facing rooms. Property is good. But it's at the fag end of Palolem beach and there is no conveyance available easily, if you are not having your own vehicle. In house restaurant is exorbitantly prices, although you have the choice of going to the shacks on the beach. Room service is not available and even if you request the in house restaurant, they take extremely long time to deliver. So morning cup of tea/coffee in the room is a challenge. In house spa is also not operational. Would suggest to book the room in a resort which is half-way through the Palolem beach, so that market area is also easily accessible.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Adrija Ajeya wrote a review Oct 2021
New Delhi, India5 contributions2 helpful votes
Unnecessarily hyped ! We went there in mid october after reading the reviews. We were given literally a 'Swamp' facing room which was very scary and damp ! While the beach was closeby, the path leading to the beach seemed dangerous in the evening. The AC was not working in our room and there were a lot of insects. While the staff was decent, they seemed to be short of resources. We had to walk for a kilometer at least to get an auto for our next destination. During checkin, we were told that they haven't opened up entirely for the season and were undergoing renovation. The restaurant was also not operational. A piece of advice to the owners, please open up the booking only when you are prepared to entertain guests. My husband has been a frequent visitor to Dreamcatchers and we were hoping that we get the same experience this time, but sadly it was very disappointing.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Do not go for river facing rooms
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annecarol321 wrote a review Feb 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed for 4 nights but was disappointed. My main plan was to do yoga at the site, but this was only available on special request (although there are posters around stating yoga is on every morning and afternoon), I did not see anyone doing yoga, and was hoping for more of a class vibe than me doing it solo with a teacher. I had one of the cheaper accommodation, and it was very run down and shabby (holes in the mosquito net, bathroom door falling off hindges). There is a short walk from the beach to the accommodation, and at the other side, from the road to the accommodation, but at night there is no lighting (except from those of local residents), so I felt rather uneasy walking there alone in the dark. I didn't mind the frogs in the bathroom or the noisy dogs barking ferociously in the middle of the night, but these few disappointments did not make it such an enjoyable stay. It was lovely to look over the estuary from the restaurant (lots of birds) however.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Ross W wrote a review Feb 2020
Doncaster, United Kingdom1287 contributions229 helpful votes
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What can I say....... I stayed on a very tight budget, getting a bed only. Room was clean and tidy with very little in the way of furniture ( but wasn't needed). Bed was just about ok, quite hard but did the job. The veranda had a table and 2 comfy chairs where you can sit and contemplate. The bathroom was very basic but functional. The management are amazing - Many thanks Aaron :-) The location is perfect, about 50 meters from the beach, set in a small palm tree "plantation". It is very quite (no noise from the various bars etc). It is a VERY peaceful and tranquil setting, a perfect place to "get away from it all". The restaurateur / bar area is set on a river bank with stunning views of the inlet , trees and you can sit and watch the little boats go up and down the inlet (which comes from the sea). Lost to see from this location as a base, all within walking distance. I will be returning, one day (with the Mrs) but staying in an upgraded lodge!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Desmond wrote a review Feb 2020
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We visited this amazing place in January it was our anniversary we would never wish for anything better, rooms are basic with just enough of space Friendly staff tasty food and most importantly the quietness of being one with nature
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled
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PRICE RANGE
$18 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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dreamcatcher hotel palolem
LOCATION
IndiaGoaSouth Goa DistrictCanaconaPalolem
NUMBER OF ROOMS
56
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Ruban Yoga (0.2 km) and Honeymoon Beach (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat?
Top room amenities include extra long beds, a mosquito net, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Dropadi, Fernandes Bar & Restaurant, and Brown Bread Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Does Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat have airport transportation?
Yes, Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Palolem.
Are any cleaning services offered at Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and Hebrew.
Are there any historical sites close to Dreamcatcher - A Unique Retreat?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Cabo de Rama Fort (13.2 km).