5 Best Luxury Hotels in Goa
Vivanta by Taj Fort Aguada
|Vivanta by Taj, Aguada: Goan-Portuguese architecture marks 145 rooms including 14 suites in the sea facing main complex. To Splurge look for Private Hermitage Villa.|
|A thrilling view of the Arabian Sea from Vivanta by Taj, Fort Aguada|
- Star Rating: 5 Star
- Address: Sinquerim Bardez Goa-403 519 India.
- Rooms: 130
- Distance: Airport – 45 km; Railway Station – 25 km
- Dining: In-House Multi Cuisine Restaurant
The Leela Goa
The hotel is squeezed between River Sal and the Arabian Sea with a pristine white sand beach and view of lush lagoon. Envisage your own private balcony overlooking the palm-fringed lagoon.
The comfort and indulgence are aplenty when it comes to accommodation at the Leela Goa. The interiors are impeccable fusion of the Portuguese inspired styling and decadence of Indian royal palaces.
|Private pool loungers with spectacular views of the green at Leela Goa, one of the best luxury beach resorts in Goa|
The premier rooms come with dining spaces with ocean views and private plunge pools whereas the Club rooms are resorts within the resort with complimentary Limousine transfers to airport.
For world class dining experience and authentic platters of Goan cuisine, the Signature Jamavar – restaurant designed by Jeffrey A. Wilkes of DESIGNWILKES fame is the place to be. Open air dining at Riverside restaurant offers a romantic setting with eclectic Italian cuisines.
Luxe Recommendation: Mix indulgence with bliss at one of the most luxurious 5 star hotels in Goa, reinvigorate yourself with a 90 minutes Indian Magic spa treatment preceded by a round of golf at the 12 hole course. Spice it up with Goan Cuisine at Jamavar followed or preceded by a bottle of cognac as you puff away a hand rolled cigar in unhurried luxury.
- Star Rating: 5 Star
- Address: Mobor, Cavelossim Salcette, Goa 403731
- Rooms: 206
- Distance: Airport – 40 km; Railway Station – 7 km
- Dining: Café; Jamavar (Indian Cuisine); Susegado (Portuguese Cuisine); Yali Lounge; Pool Bar.
The Lalit Golf Resort & Spa, Goa
|Lavish Private Villa at the Lalit Beach Resort in Goa
Nestled amidst 85 acres of well manicures garden and land, the Lalit Golf & Spa Resort in Goa is one of the most luxurious hotels in Goa. It is also the only one in India with Link golf club in India with a 18 hole golf course.
Architecture inspired by the Portuguese heritage of Goa, the Lalit Golf Resort & Spa offers accommodation in luxurious suites. This luxury beach resort in Goa also offers the option of private stay in 10 lavish private villas offering a feel of home away from home.
|Play golf at the 18 hole 72 par private golf course at the Lalit Golf Resort & Spa in Goa|
Considered one of the best luxury hotels in Goa, the Lalit (formerly Intercontinental) is 90 minuted drive from Goa Airport and 45 minutes drive from Madgaon Rail Station and just 2 miles from Palolem Beach in South Goa. For those interested in water sports and adventure this luxury resort offers activities such as para-sailing and windsurfing is available at the hotel.
For couples looking for romantic moments, invigorating massage sessions, sunset cruise and candlelit dinner could also be arranged at the hotel. Fishing trips are also arranged at this resort on request. The hotel features 4 restaurants but the pick of the hotel is the outdoor pool named Gazebo with a sunken bar, a place for siesta, fun and getting in high spirits.
Luxe Recommendation: Indulge and pamper yourself at the Rejuve: The Spa at the Lalit Golf Resort & Spa in Goa. Spread across 15.000 sq. ft. Rejuve is the second largest luxury spa in Goa. The spa consists of a gymnasium. wet area and yoga studio with 10 plush treatment rooms where beauty treatments and therapies inspired by Ayurveda: the ancient Indian science of wellness as well as western therapies are offered to rejuvenate the guests and harmonize the body, mind and soul.
- Star Rating: 5 Star
- Address: Raj Baga, Canacona Goa – 403702, India
- Rooms: 255 suites
- Distance: Airport – 63 km; Railway Station – 45 km
- Dining: SIROCCO: Cuisine: Mediterranean Cuisine; Corta’s: Cuisine: Goan Cuisine;Veri Feni: Cuisine: Bar; Canacona: Cuisine: Multi-Cuisine; Sea bq: Cuisine: Sea Food
Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa
|Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa is an award winning luxury beach resort in Goa|
Located just 15 minutes from the Dambolim Airport in Goa, Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa offers luxurious stay to the descerning travelers in its 250 Psouda style rooms and suites that presents a seamless fusion of the Goa’s rich heritage with its vibrant present.
Sprawling over an area of 45 acres of picturesque landscape and well manicured gardens, this luxury beach resort in Goa also houses the award winning Sereno Spa. Water sports and activities such as archery, beach volleyball and lawn tennis facilities are also available at the nearby Arossim Beach, one of the unspoiled beaches in South Goa.
|Private verandah of the suite at the Park Hyatt, Goa|
Yoga sessions and horticultural tours are also arranged for the descerning travelers looking for rejuvenation and insider experiences. Considered one of the top luxury hotels in Goa, Park Hyatt also features India’s largest swimming pool with slides.
The well-appointed rooms are categorized as Park Twin, Deluxe Twin, Deluxe King, Pool View Twin, Pool View King, Sea View Twin, Sea View King, Vista Suite, Park Suite, and Imperador Suite.
Luxe Recommendation: Sereno, the spa at Park Hyatt Goa offers a range of holistic therapies inspired from Ayurveda and Yogic tradition of ancient science of healing. At Sereno Spa, the timeless therapies are combined with contemporary principles of well being namely energy chakras and aromatherapy to offer holistic treatments to the guests. A variety of massages and yoga sessions are also offered at the Sereno.
- Star Rating: 5 Star
- Address: Arrossim Beach, Cansaulim, Goa, 403712 India.
- Rooms: 250
- Distance: Airport – 15 km; Railway Station – 18 km.
- Dining: Casa Sarita (Goan Restaurant); Masala (South & North Indian Cuisine); Da Luigi (Italian Trattoria); Village Café; Palms (Grill & Barbeque); Praia de Luz (Lounge Bar); Poolside Bar.
- Complimentary high speed internet access (both wireless and wired)
Sur La Mer
|Sur La Mer Hotels in Goa|
- Star Rating: 3 Star
- Address: Morjim, Pernem Taluka, Ashwem Road, Morjim, 403512, India.
- Distance: Airport – 54.5 km; Railway Station – 55 km.
- Dining: Bakery (Chocolate Fondant and Filo Pastry); Multi-Cuisine Restaurant.
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Contributed by Nikhil Chandra