This was the nicest hotel we stayed in over the last 11 days having travel through 4 locations in South India. The staff is professional, yet friendly. Mario Rodriguez assisted before we even showed up at the hotel, arranging safe transport from the Goa airport. Abdul accompanied us from the airport recommending beaches and sites to visit. The food was excellent. Chef Deeshka makes a wide variety of food, all good. She also circulates the dining room checking ton the guests’ meals and bring special off menu foods to try. The restaurant staff is also welcoming. Rupali served us several times with a beautiful smile and Elaine was pleasant and efficient. The pool was a cool respite from the heat, long enough to swim laps and clean. The poolside food and service was also excellent. The gym was good, an air conditioned break from the afternoon heat. Lastly, you can walk to the Arabian Sea! Well done Le Meridien, thank you.