10 Glorious Goa Beach Hotels To Shortlist For Your Next Holiday!
A state in the west of India, Goa’s magnificent coastline stretches along the Arabian Sea.
The area is known for having some excellent beaches and is a major tourist destination.
Not just for Indians, but international travellers from all over the world too.
If you are planning a trip to the area these Goa Beach Hotels are well worth checking out.
These hotel recommendations range from 5-star luxury accommodation to places that cater to families and the more budget conscious.
Which ones of these Goa Beach Hotels will you add to your shortlist?
(Please note: at the time of writing all the hotels outlined below were in operation. However this may of course change due to circumstances beyond Beach Scenes control).
Goa Beach Hotels
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa
Located on 56 acres of gorgeous, landscaped gardens, The Taj Exotica Resort & Spa is a great place to stay.
Boasting elegant and deluxe accommodation, the Goan and Portuguese influenced rooms and villas have sea or garden views.
There is plenty to do here including golf, enjoy archery, boating, badminton, and bicycling and of course swimming in the pool. There is even a separate children’s pool and activity center to keep the young ones entertained.
The hotel has seven bars, restaurants, and lounges serving delicious range of Asian and European specialties.
Best of all, as well as being close to a variety of beaches, the hotel has its very own private beach too.
Itc Grand Goa, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
Set amongst 45 acres of landscaped gardens and against a backdrop of swaying coconut palms and shimmering lagoons, The Itc Grand Goa enjoys an idyllic location in the south of Goa.
Offering direct access to the pristine Arossim beach, this 252 room village style resort’s boasts a classical elegance.
The resort has 6 signature food and beverage outlets, offering local delights and those inspired from all around the world.
The hotel also has a great pool is an excellent wedding venue. But arguably the best thing about it is its 36,000 square foot Kaya Kalp Royal Spa which offers total solutions to invigorate your mind, body and soul.
Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa
If you are looking for Goa beach hotels with a great location, then the Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa certainly offers it!
Located in Candolim, steps from Candolim Beach the resort is just a one minute drive to the 17th-century Fort Aguada and lighthouse.
Spread across 73 acres the resort offers luxurious rooms with elegant wood furnishings, air conditioning and private balconies with garden or sea views.
It also has 5 dining options, a spa, outdoor pool, tennis and squash courts, mini golf course and water sports facilities.
Vivanta Goa, Panaji
Centrally located in downtown Panaji, the Vivanta Goa is a glass-fronted hotel which affords fantastic views of the Mandovi River and Altinho Hills.
3km from Miramar Beach it has a lovely rooftop pool, 24-hour gym and terrific massage facilities at its Jiva Spa.
A pet friendly property, other amenities include 2 international restaurants and a sleek bar. The hotel also has a sauna, beauty salon and business centre.
Like most of the Goa beach hotels showcased on this list rooms are airy and modern with air conditioning. It also has hardwood flooring too while bathrooms have a separate bathtub and rain shower.
The Tubki Resort
Beach lovers will love The Tubki Resort as it is a stone’s throw from a number of beaches including Rajbag, Palolem and Patnem.
It offers spacious suite and deluxe rooms with private balconies and all the facilities and amenities you would expect.
Its in-house restaurant the ‘Basuri Multi-cuisine’ serves Indian & international food. The hotel also offers free room service and complimentary breakfast too.
It has a lovely swimming pool with a separate children section and a pool table as well.
Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa
If its waterfront accommodation you are looking for then the Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa in Candolim could well be for you.
Just steps from Candolim Beach, this hotel proudly showcases elegant Indo-Portuguese architecture in the form of Romanesque arches, pillared verandahs and sunny saquãos.
Offering 142 terracotta-roofed cottages, across 28 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, each accommodation features sit-outs with scenic landscape or sea views.
The hotel features a large outdoor pool with a sunken bar, a day spa, golf course, gym, squash and tennis courts and water sports.
The dining options include a three course Thai lunch at Banyan Tree – one of Goa’s top rated Southeast Asian restaurants. As well as Goan specialties and fresh seafood dishes at The Beach House’s outdoor dining area.
The Leela Goa
One of the most beautiful locations of all Goa Beach Hotels, The Leela Goa is a stunning property.
Set amidst 75 acres of lush greenery and beautiful lagoons, with a winding river on one side and the azure blue sea on the other, you’ll be hard pressed to want to leave this hotel during your stay there.
But if you do then the wonderful beaches of Mobor and Cavelossim are very close too.
The resort offers spacious and airy rooms with balconies that open up to majestic views of the lagoons and the Arabian Sea. Rooms are elegantly furnished with a private bathtub.
Other facilities include a 12-hole golf course and an outdoor pool. Ayurvedic massage and yoga sessions are available in its spa.
The Leela Goa has 7 food and beverage options served buffet style. Cuisines range from local Indian dishes to Italian food.
The hotel is also the only one in Goa to possess its own fleet of BMW cars. This includes the BMW X5s and BMW 7 series.
Taj Resort & Convention Centre
Just a 5-minute walk to Vainguinim Beach and 2-minute drive to Miramar Beach is the Taj Resort & Convention Centre.
Located in Dona Paula, the resort is set against a forested hillside perch and has gorgeous river views. On its grounds it has stunning vertical gardens and an elegant fountain. As well as a stunning 200 year old Banyan tree that is a landmark in the hotel.
The hotel’s speciality restaurant ‘C2C’ offers coastal cuisine from around the world and sweeping views of the waters.
Other dining options included the charmingly named ‘BLD’, a multi-cuisine restaurant that’s open for, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The resort has a 25m infinity pool, a massive convention centre, the Jiva spa and even a 40-seater cinema. So there is plenty for everyone here.
Grand Hyatt Goa
Set on 28 acres of lush tropical gardens, next to Bambolim beach, the Grand Hyatt Goa is a unique five star conference resort and spa.
Overlooking the Zuari river, this property’s has been inspired by 17th century Indo-Portuguese architecture.
A veritable contemporary palace, it has 314 Grand Rooms, Suites and one Royal Villa. All of which are decorated in warm palates and enjoy private terraces or balconies and bathtubs in private bathrooms.
The hotel has a 25 m outdoor pool, an indoor lap pool and 7 top quality dining options. These serve a range of cuisines including local Indian, Mediterranean, Asian and seafood specialties.
Cocktails and Wines can be enjoyed at The Capiz Bar and The Pool Bar & Grill.
The resort also has a great spa and sauna favilities. As well as a spacious business centre.
Caravela Beach Resort
Championing itself as an independent ‘5-Star Deluxe’ beach resort, The Caravela Beach Resort used to be known as the Ramada Caravela Beach Resort.
Offering 201 rooms, many of which have direct sea views, the resort has been designed by the world-famous architects WATG (they guys who designed the Atlantis Resorts, Sun City, the Bellagio and Wynn in Las Vegas).
Located on the powdery white sands of Varca Beach, the resort is built on a 23-acre estate, with a large 9 hole golf course and a 275-meter long beach-front of sparkling blue water.
It also has an 83-foot high Atrium lobby. Which makes it Goa’s tallest and largest lobby.
The resort boasts an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar, water sports activities, a fitness centre, table tennis facilities and a tennis court.
It also offers authentic Ayurvedic wellness therapies, 4 restaurants, a disco and a number of bars.