Top 3 luxury hotels in Goa for 2019
Roughly 300 miles south of Mumbai, Goa is India’s smallest state. A Portuguese colony until 1961, the coastal region is now best known for its nightlife, great style of music and of course the wonderful tropical beaches. High season in Goa runs from October through till January, but if you don’t mind the odd downpour then low season is a good time to make the most of best available room rates and online offers. In addition you can also laze around the pristine beaches and enjoy the tropical sun and make the most of it. You could spend a week just sitting on a beach in Goa if you’re there in low season as it’s a little bit quiet then. However, there’s plenty to see in this beautiful part of India.
Goa is split into two distinctive districts, north and south. The north tends to attract a livelier crowd, while the south has a slower pace of life. In both though, you’ll find beautiful golden sand beaches and roads that wind through leafy green hills.
Goa’s beautiful coastline has been attracting visitors ever since the sixties. In the last five years, however, the number of tourists coming to Goa has almost tripled. This remarkable growth has attracted hoteliers and restaurateurs from all over India keen to invest in the state, in the midst of its growing popularity. The state welcomes all kinds of tourists likes honeymooners, families and friends from all over the world.
Goa has internationally become one of the top most favoured destinations for its all the year round tropical weather and has surprisingly emerged as one of the top most hubs to enjoy a luxurious vacay with these top 3 luxurious hotels in Goa for 2019.
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa
Spreading over 5 acres, this luxurious resort is located on the south coast of Goa on the Benaulim beach. Which is about mere 27 km from the airport and only 8 km from the Madgaon Railway station. Taj Exotica embrace the languid and ‘susegaad’ life – a term loosely meaning laidback and relaxed. The word is borrowed from Portuguese who gave the state some worthy monument and culinary influence.
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Taj Exotica resort sprawls over 56 acres of lush greenery and the resort is mainly divided into the main hotel building offering large deluxe, luxury suits and villa rooms. The hotel features old-world architecture, flower-lined patios and a sunshine-laden atrium which makes Taj one of the best getaway offering hotels in Goa.
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Taj beachside resort’s restaurants offer Indian and International cuisines which you can dine at their casual all-day eateries and formal fine-dining or just relax in your room and the food would be brought to you in your room. Resort also offers various amenities like spa, fitness centre, lounge by the pool and tennis, golf and cricket pitch with several water sports option available at the beach as well.
Sink in to luxury at this beach paradise in the sunny state of Goa for a lifetime experience!
The Leela being one of the most luxurious hotels of Goa is also India’s only luxury hotel with a beachside and a riverside. It’s sprawled across 75 acres between the Arabian Sea and River Sal. The distance from airport is 38 km which is about an hour drive and near by railway station is Madgaon Railway Station which takes about 35 mins drive to reach the hotel.
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Home to a spa, 12-hole golf course, yoga classes The Leela also offers many more facilities like tennis, badminton, croquet facilities to satisfy everyone’s favourite past time. The hotels has six different restaurants and bars offering a mix traditional Goan cuisine, along with international delights. Overall, The Leela Goa is one of the finest and luxurious hotels in Goa to stay in 2019.
ITC Grand Goa (Formerly Known as Park Hyatt Goa)
This 5-star, beachside luxury resort has much to love about which epitomize luxury and residential comfort. Located in tranquil south Goa, amidst lush 45 acres of cultivated landscaped gardens, wavering coconut palms and tropical lagoon the ITC Grand Goa Resort has everything to offer for an fascinating or loving relaxed getaway. The resort’s architecture is a blend of Indo-Portuguese styles with distinctive regional allure that’s totally infused in its services, cuisines and more.
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The distance to the resort from airport is only 16 km and from the Madgaon railway station is only 13km and en route while enjoying the ride you will some of the best views of Goa. The resort has Pousada-style rooms and suites. These rooms and suites offer spending views of the beach and the sea. One of the major achievements of this property is that it has an award winning spa and also has one of the largest swimming pools in India. The resort also has 6 signature indoor and outdoor restaurants and bars with local Goan and International cuisines to offer. With topend services and views ITC Grand Goa is one of the best hotels in Goa.
If Goa has made a cut into your bucket list make sure you book your stay at one of these top 3 luxurious hotels in Goa for the magnificent accommodation and an array of global cuisines to wash down with the best drinks and concoctions. These luxury properties have the best to offer in terms of stay and nightlife for not only the party revelers but also for the laidback travelers with its serene spaces.
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