Sandalwood Hotel & Retreat is a 4-star property located in the tranquil Vainguinim Valley. The hotel boasts an outdoor swimming pool, onsite dining options and a close proximity to the beach. The hotel sits in the Vainguinim Valley, only a short walk away from Vainguinim Beach and next door to Chance's Casino. Dabolim airport, Karmali Train Station, and the Panjim shopping area are also within easy reach by car. The hotel is housed in a large building, built around the swimming pool and nestled amongst exotic gardens. The well-equipped fitness centre is fitted with cardio and strength training equipment. There is a game room, in which guests can play carrom, chess and table tennis, and the hotel has a large outdoor pool. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. The Sea Pearl restaurant serves local and international dishes. Tea and snacks can be enjoyed at the poolside Upper Coast Cafe, and drinks and cocktails, depending on the season, are available at Caitan 'n' Joe bar and Salud Latino bar. Deluxe Compact rooms are 21sqm and feature a balcony. Amenities include a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air-conditioning, work desk, tea and coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi. Hairdryers and ironing amenities are available on request. The hotel offers car and bike rental services and room service.