Even if we are not able to execute a Goa trip with our friends, we sure lookup beautiful hotels and resorts by the beach. If you're a beach person, then waking up with the water view and be able to walk up to the beach within minutes would sound like a dream come true. But Goa is filled with hundreds, if not thousands of such resorts. But you sure want the best ones. Check out these 10 beach resorts in Goa that you need to visit at least once.
1. ITC Grand Goa Resort and Spa
If you're looking to spend your trip in comfort and luxury, then this is the place for you. Located in South Goa, this resort is spread across 45 acres of land. With swaying palm trees and village-style resort, this place is ideal to wind down for a weekend. Located right next to Cansaulim beach, you can easily spend the day at the beach and return for a cozy evening in your luxurious room.
Where: Arossim Beach Rd, Cansaulim, Goa
2. Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel
Are history and heritage something that gets you excited? Then you absolutely cannot miss the Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel. A fort that once belonged to the Portuguese, this 16th-century fort is now welcoming tourists to soak in the history. They have two eateries on the campus serving Goan, Mediterranean, Continental, and Indian cuisine. Located at a secluded place, this is the perfect spot if you're looking to disconnect.
Where: Pernem Taluka, Tiracol, 403524
3. Colonia Santa Maria
A 4-star luxury hotel located right on the famous Baga Beach, these Portuguese style villas are perfect for a romantic getaway. Have a relaxing swim in the pool or head to the beach, which is just 5 minutes away on foot. Return to the resort after an eventful day and wind down with some cocktails from the multicuisine restaurant.
Where: CSM Road, Khobra Waddo, Calangute, Goa 403516
If you want to get truly off the radar and spend your holiday in a secluded location, then this private, secret beach resort in Goa might be the ideal place for you. Located right on Cola beach, this resort is more of a cottage and is set right on the beach. Completely private and secluded, there's hardly any cell phone network in areas like these. The cottages are designed to make you feel closer to nature and enjoy the serenity of the night without much of a hubbub.
Where: Cola Beach Road, Mattimol, Canacona, Cola, Goa 403702
5. Alcove Resort
Located on the little Vagator Beach in North Goa, this is one of the best beach resorts in Goa. This 3-star resort is a mix of a raw yet luxurious resort, making it an ideal location to relax. Choose your favourite form Wooden Cottage, boutique room, or high-end Delux room for your stay, or explore House Boats.
Where: Small Vagator, Anjuna, Bardez, Goa
6. Anahata Retreat
If you're a health freak and want to visit someplace tranquil, then Goa would be the last place on your mind. But there is one place in Goa that is right up your alley. Anahata Retreat in North Goa is built for you to escape the real world and lose yourself to nature and your surroundings. Located on a quiet Ashwem Beach, you can spend hours relaxing on hammocks and reading a book. They also have Yoga classes conducted twice a day, and healthy local Goan cuisine is served to keep you fresh.
Where: Ashwem Beach, Next to Ajoba Temple, Mandrem Village, North Goa
7. Casa Vagator
Another secluded paradise, this one is perfect for people who want to party and enjoy their vacation to the fullest. Located at Calangute, this luxury resort is peaceful during the day and party hub at night. Rejuvenate your body with a good massage and enjoy some drinks while looking over the Arabian Sea. What more could you ask for?
Where: 40/7, Saunta Vaddo, Baga, Calangute, Bardez Goa
8. Pousada Tauma
This 4-star resort in Goa is one of the best places to book for a getaway. Located in Calangute, the resort is encapsulated in greenery. The suites here are designed keeping in mind the Goan architecture and hence gives an authentic feel to the area. The inhouse restaurant Copper Bowl serves some delectable local cuisine that you absolutely can't refuse.
Where: Porba Vaddo, Calangute, Bardez, Goa 403516
9. The Park Calangute
A Bohemian Chic Beach Resort in Goa, this resort is a must for people who want to spend their holiday enjoying a luxurious stay. Located right on the Calangute beach, this resort gives you the freedom to hang out at the beach or relax at the pool. The open-air restaurant at the resort serves Indian, Italian, and a range of seafood.
Where: Lane Opposite Calangute Mall, Holiday St, Calangute, Goa 403516
10. The Leela Goa
If this is not the epitome of luxury, then we don't know what is. Spread across 75 acres of lush landscapes and beautiful lagoons with a winding river, the charm of this resort will make you fall in love with it. The resort is located right on Mobor Beach and has a variety of options when it comes to dining. You have an all-day dining restaurant, a fine-dining Italian restaurant, an Indian restaurant, and a beachside seafood restaurant.
Where: Lane Opposite Calangute Mall, Holiday St, Calangute, Goa