The Top 5 Luxury Hotels In Goa

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9 February 2017

Goa has a unique appeal to tourists from around the country and the world. With serene beaches, lush greenery, a scrumptious cuisine and a vibrantly historic local culture, this state is one of India’s best travel destinations. We bring you a list of the finest luxury hotels in Goa, from exquisite spas to luxurious sea-facing rooms, they offer the very best of Goa!

The Leela

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The Leela Goa, Cavelossim
The Leela Goa, Cavelossim | Courtesy of the Bougain Villa
The Leela, sprawled across 75 acres between the Arabian Sea and River Sal, is India’s only luxury hotel with a beachside and a riverside. Reflecting Indian and Portuguese heritage, the hotel’s décor is exquisite and likely to keep you from stepping out of their property. Leela Goa offers plush rooms equipped with staples such as high definition LCD televisions, gourmet corners with coffee and tea making facilities, Wi-Fi and more. The range of on-site restaurants include a seafood one as well as a riverside fine-dining restaurant. With a luxurious Ayurveda spa, happening lounges and an extravagant fitness studio, you will never run out of options to entertain yourself. Offering limousine airport transfers to private plunge pools, dining areas and a designated beach club, this is Goa’s best option if you’re looking to pamper yourself.

Taj Exotica

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Taj Exotica Goa
Taj Exotica Goa | © Ankur P / Flickr
Spreading over 56 acres, this luxurious resort is located in Benaulim about forty minutes from the airport. Featuring old-world architecture, flower-lined patios and a sunshine-laden atrium, this five-star resort offers a getaway unlike any other in Goa. The beachside resort’s many restaurants offer Indian and international cuisines, its spa offers various massage and other therapies, and its luxurious rooms come with exquisite views of the Arabian Sea as well as free Wi-Fi. Along with a well-equipped fitness center, the resort also offers a range of sports and activities including cricket, badminton, tennis, golf and archery. Several water sport options are available at the beach as well.

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  • Park Hyatt

    Hotel, Resort, Spa Hotel
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    There’s nothing like a lazy afternoon by the pool side with breathtaking views of the surroundings
    There’s nothing like a lazy afternoon by the pool side with breathtaking views of the surroundings | © Phdswaindia/Wikimedia Commons

    This award-winning, 5-star, beachside luxury resort by the serene Arossim Beach is set within 45 acres of landscaped gardens. Just 15 minutes from the Dabolim Airport, the resort is minutes away from Margao as well as historic Old Goa. Conceptualized as an Indo-Portuguese village housing pousada-style rooms, this luxury hotel offers rooms facing the Arabian Sea as well as ones overlooking their lush gardens. Featuring a selection of restaurants offering Goan cuisine and seafood, an award-winning spa and one of the largest swimming pools in the country, Park Hyatt Goa is one of the best in the country.

    Marriott Resort and Spa

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    Goa Marriott Resort & Spa
    Goa Marriott Resort & Spa | © Anil Kaushik [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
    Located in the capital city of Panaji, the Marriott has stayed one of Goa’s best hotels for more than a decade. With stunning views of the sea, a spectacular on-site spa and a happening poolside bar, this hotel is guaranteed to give you a satisfying five-star experience. The 24 hour Waterfront Terrace and Bar, the Marriott’s Pan-Asian restaurant, Wan Hao, and its seaside barbeque are particularly worth experiencing.

    Grand Hyatt

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    Goa Marriott Resort & Spa
    Goa Marriott Resort & Spa | © Anil Kaushik [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
    Overlooking the dazzling Bambolim Bay, Grand Hyatt Goa is spread across 28 acres of lush gardens stretching up to the water. The 5-star hotel is minutes away from the capital city of Panaji and from Dabolim Airport. The luxurious hotel offerings include a waterfront spa, nightlife lounges, outdoor and indoor pools in addition to a state-of-the-art fitness center. With 17th century Indo-Portuguese décor and spectacular views, this plush hotel is more than equipped to make your stay at Goa truly rewarding.