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North Goa :

Taj Fort Agauda Beach Resort ( 5 star ) -Sinquerim

Built on the ramparts of a 16th century Portuguese fortress, this resort is part of a sprawling 73-acre complex overlooking the Arabian Sea. Situated in close proximity to the beach. It offers a range of spacious villas and cottages. With its exotic tropical beauty, pristine beaches, nine restaurants, Taj Spa, and vibrant local culture, guests can discover many opportunities for fun. The Resort offers many activities for sporting enthusiasts from adventure mountaineering to tennis and squash.

Taj Holiday Village ( 5 star ) -Sinquerim

Taj Holiday Village celebrates 25 glorious years of delighting guests with the legendary Taj hospitality, adorning a fresh new look. With an entirely new landscaping and lobby, renovated cottages and restaurants, a spanking new island bar, the Spa and a range of exciting indoor and outdoor recreational options; the beach resort now exudes a fresh demeanour. The perfect combination of modern elegance and Goan – Portuguese architecture, the resort is a picture-postcard hamlet fringing the beach.
Lemon Tree( 4 star ) - Candolim
Located on Candolim Beach in North Goa, the resort is just 250 metres from the beach. The resort has been designed to evoke the poetry, history and romance of 15th century Portugal. It creates an ambience which is visually stunning - with medieval oil paintings, artefacts, tile work, heraldry and stained glass set amidst a lush green environment and calm water bodies.

Silla Goa ( 3 star ) - Calangute

A dazzling white-washed hotel sitting in gorgeous green grounds, peaceful, pretty and pristine, it`s a great choice for those who want to bag the best of both worlds. Calangute palm-fringed beach is just a stroll away. Popular with adults, the Silla Goa represents an excellent base from which to explore the authentic side of Goa.

Dona Alcina - Candolim

This well-established property is ideally placed along the Candolim beach of Goa. The resort with its informal ambience has a swimming pool, with poolside bar and restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Regular entertainment nights are organised to accompany authentic Goan, Chinese, Tandoor and Continental delights. This is a large property and ideal for people who want to be close to Candolim Beach.

Ronil Beach Resort - Baga

Built in 1987 , the hotel has grown in popularity and continues to be a superb property. For beach lovers, Baga Beach is approx. 400 metres away and the bars and restaurants, for which Baga has become famous, are just a stone`s throw away. Its main features are the swimming pool area and `Golden Net` restaurant, which specialises in seafood. The hotel also has a newer block at the back where a second pool is located and a nice garden for relaxation and sunbathing.

Alor Grande - Candolim

The Alor Grande Holiday Resort is conveniently located for resort amenities and offers simple accommodation. It makes a good base for the independent traveller. It is set only 200m from the centre of Candolim, with the nearest shops 50m away. The wide sandy beach is 500m away.
The facilities include an outdoor pool with a sun terrace and sun loungers, a 24-hour reception with money exchange, an à la carte restaurant, a barbecue restaurant, a bar and a snack bar.

Alor Holiday Resort - Candolim

Alor Grande Holiday Resort is situated just 500 meters away from Candolim beach of Goa with its silvery sands. It offers you well appointed twin bed rooms (AC / Non AC) that overlook the picturesque center courtyard, having a large swimming pool. A variety of cultural programs like folk dances, theme evenings, and barbecue form part of the entertainment, besides a live band in attendance.

Nizmar Resort -Calangute

Nizmar Resort prides itself on its central location in the lively area of Calangute. You will find this resort a great base from which to explore and experience the true vibrance of city life. When you`re not taking in the vast array of local culture you can enjoy the amenities of the resort. Much of the activity here revolves around the swimming pool. Couples wanting to taste the energy of Goan city lifestyle will appreciate this great location.

Casa De Goa- Calangute

Casa de Goa is a friendly community with unique Portuguese & Mediterranean architecture . Situated in the ever popular Calangute Beach Casa De Goa offers you a peaceful serene ambience for you to relax and rejevunate your spirits. ell landscaped lawns and and inviting pool for you to relax and unwind. Casa de Goa has Portuguese & Mediterranean type of Casinhas and Suites. comprising of a living cum dining area, and an outdoor balcao. The guests will be getting excellent room service throughout the day, which will surely make the stay an unforgettable one.

Riva- Manderem

One of a kind beach resort in Goa with luxurious bamboo cottages having personal veranda with sea view under the shade of coconut trees having all the facilities one can think of with a beach of its own. The beach resort is set among swaying palms in the quiet village of Manderem in North Goa. Promising a sun drenched endless expanse of the finest white sand and gently shelving personal beach. The tents at Riva Resort are the latest words in luxury. With a sea view restaurant specialise in tandoor and goan sea food. has a giant screen to show movies and live games. For the party animals they have a sea view dance floor with heart pulsating sound and lights. If you are looking out for a novel overnight experience, then this is well worth it.

South Goa :

Radisson ( 5 star ) Varca
With a prime location in the heart of South Goa`s Varca beach - one of the world`s longest beaches -the Radisson White Sands Resort, Goa offers the kind of warm hospitality, inviting resort atmosphere and top-notch services sure to please discerning travelers Here you will find the joyous, fun loving spirit of Goa that blends seamlessly with the acclaimed international standards of Radisson. The location is enviable, the amenities luxurious and services unimaginable.

The Leela Palace ( 5 star ) Mobor

What do you get when you blend South India`s temple traditions with Portuguese heritage? A 5 star beach resort called The Leela Kempinski Goa, for one. Sprawled over 75 endless acres in idyllic South Goa, the property boasts a 12 hole, par 3 golf course for the aficionados. And if you prefer to unwind by not doing anything at all, you have the Mobor beach pretty much to yourself. The bustling fishing village along the Sal River, to the south, offers a fascinating insight into how the lucky locals of Goa live. Being a luxury resort means that The Leela Kempinski Goa offers you a choice 152 rooms, suites and villas, as well as a host of dining options and leisure activities.

Taj Exotica ( 5 star ) Benaulim

Located on the southwest coast of Goa, overlooking the Arabian sea, this Mediterranean-style 5 star resort is one of the best five star hotels in Goa and has a way of slowing down time to a tranquil tempo. Set amidst fifty-six acres of lush gardens, Taj Exotica is a showcase for relaxation with tropical-inspired design touches, grand architecture, a sun-drenched atrium, wide shady corridors, and flower lined patios for a memorable stay. The Taj Exotica is subtly divided into the main hotel building with spacious deluxe and luxury rooms and two and four bedroom villas.

Holiday Inn ( 5 star ) Mobor
Set in expansive tropical gardens that run right down to the unspoilt sands of Mobor Beach, the Holiday Inn has been designed to blend colonial extravagance with its exotic surroundings. The Holiday Inn Resort Goa, a Five Star Resort is located in the South of Goa. Built in Traditional grandeur and with majestic architecture the entire property is spread over 25 acres of prime beach. Out of l70 rooms, there is one deluxe suite. Club Rooms, and l0 Standard rooms all spread out amidst swaying palms, landscaped gardens and sprawling lawns. 40 kms from the airport

Majorda Beach Resort ( 5 star ) Majorda

The Majorda is a superb beachfront hotel, its architecture a blend of Portuguese and Goan traditional styles. The 22 acres of beautifully maintained gardens are its real attraction offering a real sense of space and beauty with a garden cafe where breakfast is served, a large swimming pool, and plenty of places to relax with sunloungers and hammocks throughout the garden all the way down to the beach.It offers 120 spacious rooms including 10 cottages & suites, spread over 22 acres of lush green landscaped gardens with luxurious ambience and decor..

Club Mahindra ( 4 star ) Varca

Built in characteristic Goan architectural style, Club Mahindra Varca Beach is a haven for luxury lovers. The very spirit of Goa reins in its spacious rooms, high, ornate ceilings and the warmth of its service. The resort`s 135 air-conditioned rooms and suites are done up with tasteful decor and offer soul-stirring views of the sea.

Soul Vacation

Soul Vacation is a boutique hotel tucked away in a beautiful part of south Goa. It strikes the perfect balance of plush comfort and relaxed soul searching.Designed with a Mediterranean look, it is part of the acclaimed shalom chain of hotels. Soul Vacation is a change from the traditional hotel experience. As well as creature comforts and exquisite cuisine. The experience relaxes your mind, body and soul.

Varca Palms ( 3 star ) Varca

Varca Palms Beach Resort, Goa is located on one of the most magnificent beaches in Goa with 27 kilometers of golden sand, just 45 minutes from the Dabolim airport and within reach of every major tourist attraction. Located on a sprawling 14-acre property off the splendid Varca beach, The Resort is a lush tropical paradise that promises you a picture-perfect vacation. Each of the 103 rooms at this 3-star hotel has all the comforts and conveniences for an enjoyable stay .30 kms from the airport

Bogmalo ( 3 star )

Bogmalo Beach Resort sports a mixture of serenity and commercialism, splashed with simple beauty where one can happily lose oneself. Bogmalo in Goa was a fishing village surrounded by a pair of palm fringed headlands at the northern end of Colva bay. The presence of the sandy beach at the end of the cove makes it even more picturesque and breathtaking. . Despite modern eating joints, hi-tech shops selling handicrafts surrounding it, the village at Bogmalo still manages to stay alive. Bogmalo beach in Goa is clean and not very crowded like Anjuna beach or other beaches in Goa and while at Bogmalo beach, you can definitely go in for a swim as the water is quite safe for swimming. it is just 5 kms from the airport

Heritage Village Club ( 3 star ) Arossim

The Heritage Village Club is one of the first in Goa to offer All Inclusive benefits to all guests and is the perfect choice for a fun-packed holiday in a beautiful location. The large swimming pool with its swim-up bar is the focal point of the hotel`s attractive design. Days can be spent relaxing under the sun, or taking part in the hotel`s lively activity programme. The surrounding area includes one of Goa`s premium beaches. In the evening enjoy magnificent sunsets over distant palms and the ocean. However, if you feel like living it up a bit more after the sun has gone down, the hotel organises entertainment every evening. Sample live Indian-style music, or get to know your fellow holidaymakers at one of the regular theme or gala evenings.

Coconut Grove ( 4 star ) Betalbatim

Close your eyes and dream…about passing through verdant rice fields, and sleepy villages, down a narrow winding road flanked by swaying palms as you suddenly come upon the idyllic Coconut Grove Beach Retreat This brand new villa style property set amongst the coconut groves. It is located 250m from Betalbatim beach in South Goa will appeal to all looking for a truly relaxing break in a excellent standard of accommodation. It`s quiet location makes it ideal to relax and soak in the sun on the endless stretches of golden sands of Betalbatim beach, which is only a short walk away. The resort consists of 36 deluxe double rooms and 2 cottages.

Nanu Resort ( 3 star ) Betalbatim

The beachside Nanu Resort is an ideal hotel for relaxing. It is right on Betalbatim Beach with Colva a mere 15 minute walk along the sand. A central walkway leads from the reception area to the swimming pool with the accommodation to each side, surrounded by a well-manicured garden. The beautiful cottage style accommodation offers 72 air-conditioned rooms with spacious sitout overlooking the Arabian Sea.

Galaxy Resort ,( 4 star ) Uttordo

Galaxy Beach Resort in Goa sprawls over 5 acres of pristinely beautiful land. You can choose from standard and deluxe rooms offering spectacular views of the peaceful surroundings of the hotel. All rooms and suites are spacious and well furnished with graceful interiors. The private balcony facing the sea welcomes all the vividness of Goa right into your classy room. It provides a peaceful haven for a relaxing holiday, yet remaining close enough to local areas of interest. It is comfortably furnished with a modern yet homely feel and is ideal couples and families with older children. NB. not suitable for the less mobile. 30 minutes from the airport

Oceanique Resort

Set amidst lush paddy fields and a short distance from South Goa`s popular. vacation, couples in search of romance or weary travellers seeking a rejuvenating break. The Oceanique Resort offers great value in an intimate setting. 20 kms from the airport


Panjim Inn, Pousada & Peoples (Heritage)
GOA, goes back many Centuries in History and was once the Rome of the East! A Meeting Point of East and West - A Confluence of Varied Cultures, Philosophies, Religions and Beliefs, where Civilizations of the Occident mingled with those of the Orient.

A Legacy of this Vibrant Past is Fontainhas - Asia`s only Latin Quarter. Located in the Capital City of Panaji, It`s Winding Alleys and Quaint Bye Lanes, Old Portals, Run Down Houses and Decaying Mansions Stand Testimony to a Grand Era long gone by.

The Panjim Inn and the Panjim Pousada are Two Stately Fontainhas Homes.Renovated and restored to recapture the nostalgia, poignance and aura of the romantic past. Both are Heritage Hotels, unique in style and character. While the one is Christian in genesis, the other is Hindu, both Co-Existing in Harmony with a tolerant indulgence to each others different cultural ethos.

Opposite the Panjim Inn and prominently visible as you stroll down the 31st January road is the `Panjim Peoples`.

This elegant building, of 1880`s vintage, till recently home to the Peoples High School is now a Heritage Hotel, Unique in Style and Character and furnished to provide all mod cons.


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