Don’t let the upcoming long weekends just pass you by. Plan a trip to Goa! But before you do, check out these 12 awesome hotels to ensure your stay is an unforgettable one.
The Mandovi, Panaji
Why stay here: One of Goa’s oldest hotels, Hotel Mandovi is situated in the heart of Panaji, Goa’s capital city, and overlooks the majestic River Mandovi. It’s situated 3km away from Miramar beach, and has cruise boats and casinos in its immediate vicinity. The hotel’s restaurant, Riorico, is known for its Goan food and is a popular haunt among locals.
Premium room with breakfast for Rs 3250. Book Now.
Alila Diwa Goa, Majorda
Why stay here: Located in Majorda, in South Goa, Alila Diwa is located 20 minutes from the Dabolim Airport. Steeply pitched roofs, ceiling high columns, cool verandas and tranquil courtyards, set this hotel apart. The best part? The infinity pool. After a quick dip, don’t forget to grab some dinner at the popular Martin’s Corner or Fishkaa restaurants located close by.
Terrace room with breakfast and transfers at Rs 8015. Book Now.
Hard Rock Hotel Goa, Calangute
Why stay here: True to its name, throughout your stay, you’ll be entertained with live performances, a customised playlist and guitar jam sessions in your room! Feast on international cuisine or a classic hamburger, and then stop by for a quick dip in one the longest pools in the state. Located in Calangute, you’ll also be minutes away from beaches and Goa’s buzzing nightlife.
Stay for 2 in a deluxe room with breakfast: Rs 7242. Book Now.
Kenilworth Resort & Spa, Utorda
Why stay here: Enjoy the peace and quiet of South Goa at this premier five-star property located in Utorda. Enjoy deluxe rooms with breakfast, take a dip into the temperature controlled pool, sunken bar & jacuzzi and get your worries massaged away at Sohum Spa. Don’t forget to head down to Zeebop, a popular beach shack close to this hotel.
Stay for 2 in a double room with breakfast: Rs 5499. Book Now
Keys Ronil Resort, Baga
Why stay here: If Britto’s and Tito’s are on your must-see list in Goa, then Ronil is the perfect resort to stay at. Located on the famous Calangute beach, it’s also close to Goa’s Baga and Candolim beaches. You’ll be a stone’s throw from beaches, great food and Goa’s popular Titos lane that has a host of nightclubs to ensure you get your party fix!
Stay for 2 with breakfast: Rs 2499. Book Now!
The LaLit Golf & Spa Resort, Canacona
Why stay here: The resort offers a breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea. To ensure you have a relaxing yet luxurious stay, the hotel has a kilometre-long exclusive beachfront, grand Baroque-Portuguese style architecture and landscaped gardens. It’s located about 10km from Palolem beach, one of South Goa’s most vibrant and happening beaches with shacks open till the wee hours of the morning.
Stay for 2 with breakfast: Rs 7699. Book Now!
Bogmallo Beach Resort, Vasco
Why stay here: This hotel is situated about 20 minutes from the airport, and with a direct access to Bogmallo beach. The hotel is right on the sea and as the waves lash the parapets of the open-air restaurant, the waves of the restless Arabian Sea will lull you to sleep. The hotel is surrounded by a pair of palm-fringed headlands, and the view from each and every room is one that gives you an entire picture of Goa’s true beauty.
Stay for 2 with breakfast and dinner: Rs 6000. Book Now!
Marbela Beach Resort, Morjim
Why stay here: Relax in comfortable extravagance at the luxury tents at Marbela, and then take a walk to the beautiful and white-sand beaches of Morjim and Ashvem, situated 50m from the hotel, play volleyball and mingle with passers-by. Then head back to the hotel and sip on drinks at the lounge Bar overlooking the beach.
Stay for 2 with breakfast: Rs 4999. Book Now!
SinQ Party Hotel, Candolim
Why stay here: Stay at Sinq to experience the party destination, like never before. Start off with a drink on the rocks when you check in and check out. Then explore the bright-coloured rooms, pumped with nonstop music playing live from the DJ’s console and laser lights to get you into the party mood. You can control the music as you like. When you’re pumped enough, step out of your room and into one of Goa’s most happening nightclubs.
Stay for 2 : Rs 3214 with breakfast. Book Now!
Palolem Beach Resort, Palolem
Why stay here: Situated on Palolem beach, you can relax on the hammocks and benches in the resort garden and take a leisurely walk on one of Goa’s best beaches, Palolem. Unwind with good food and some drinks at the Seaview restaurant.
Stay for 2 with breakfast: Rs 3640. Book Now!
Cavala Seaside Resort, Calangute
Why stay here: Enjoy a great meal and drinks at the restaurant while grooving to the tunes of a live band on Friday nights. Go pub-hopping on Saturdays to the Titos lane, situated a small distance away. If you’re done partying, relax in the huge, quaint rooms, take a dip into the pool or a leisurely walk to Calangute beach.
Stay for 2 with breakfast: Rs 3399. Book Now!
Deltin Suites Hotel & Casino, Nerul
Why stay here: If you’ve wanted to explore Goa’s offshore casinos, this is your perfect chance. You get picked and dropped to the casino, and free entry when you stay here. The Deltin Royale Casino is one of the best in Goa. You’ll be assured of endless gaming, great food and service. An experience to try at least once in your life!
Stay for 2 with breakfast and casino entry: Rs 5286. Book Now!
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