The smallest state of India is particularly famous for its pristine beaches, extravagant nightlife, world heritage architecture, and luxurious resorts. The place attracts as many foreign tourists, if not more, as it attracts Indians.
Here are our five best resorts of Goa that you can try to make your visit more exotic.
1. Taj Exotica Resort and Spa
Filled with old-world charm, this luxurious resort boasts Mediterranean architecture with a touch of tropical modernism. Guests can choose from beach villas with sylvan patios and spacious suites having the latest amenities.
You can take a rejuvenating swim in the pool or just relax in the serene gardens. The resort also has a fitness center, spa, golf course, and international restaurant.
The resort is located at a distance of just 1.5 kilometers from Benaulim Beach.
2. Doubletree by Hilton Goa
This resort is located in Panjim and is 6 kilometers away from the city center. Nestled amid lush green forests, with scenic views of the Mandovi River, the hotel offers a great escape from the city bustle.
The guests here at Doubletree have full access to spa services, infinity pool, gym, and bar.
The all-day restaurants on-site serve breakfast buffets and authentic Indian and Western cuisines.
3. Patnem Garden Resort:
Patnem Garden Resort is a 3-star property located within a tropical village setting on the junction of Patnem and Rajbag Beaches.
You can enjoy waterfront locations with traditional architecture and artistic murals within your budget. You can have delicious seafood cuisine at the restaurants and relaxing therapies at the spa as well.
Though the resort is a little over 15 kilometers away from the city center but close to places that have water sports activities.
4. Novotel Goa Resort and Spa:
Inspired by Balinese landscapes, this 5-star resort with 121 rooms amidst lush paddy fields and hillocks offers an outside pool with a sunken bar, pillarless banquets, and a spa with Turkish hammams.
There’s also a garden with Asian-style water bodies, lily ponds, and a Zen-inspired gazebo.
Combining locally sourced ingredients and signature touches, their Mediterranean eatery, and multi-cuisine restaurant and stylish bar are top-notch dining destinations on Candolim Beach.
5. Seashell Suites and Villas:
Minutes far away from the turquoise Candolim Beach, this resort in North Goa offers studio and apartment-style villas with boutique décor and a couple of outdoor pools.
Al Fresco restaurant on site is popular for Italian delights and multi-cuisine fusions.
On consulting with the staff, you’ll enjoy thrilling water sports like surfing and kayaking, and hike along shady tropical trails for wildlife watching.
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