The Best Hotels in Goa

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best and most luxurious hotels in Goa. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa

Resort

Rated 8.9 in 1254 reviews

Overlooking the Arabian Sea, Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa offers a 5-star accommodation that features a spa, an… See more

Overlooking the Arabian Sea, Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa offers a 5-star accommodation that features a spa, an outdoor pool and fitness facilities. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Featuring private balconies, all units feature air-conditioning and private bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and bathrobes.

The property also offers water sports facilities and a bar.

Just 100 metres from Fort Aguada, and about 12 km from Vagator Beach and Chapora Fortress. Located on Sinquerim Beach, Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa is a 75-minute drive from Goa International Airport and Manohar International Airport.

Rooms from $177

Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Goa

Resort

Rated 8.9 in 974 reviews

Elegant Indo-Portuguese architectural heritage is showcased through Romanesque arches, pillared verandahs and sunny… See more

Elegant Indo-Portuguese architectural heritage is showcased through Romanesque arches, pillared verandahs and sunny saquãos (central courtyards) at Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, one of the finest luxury resort in Goa. With the beach on side and cocooned in dense foliage, our 142 terracotta-roof suites and villas in Goa deliver contemporary luxury in the midst of Nature at her most glorious. The resort’s al fresco offerings are as captivating as its stately accommodation. You can savor a three course Thai lunch at Banyan Tree – one of Goa’s top rated Southeast Asian restaurants – after a drink and aperitif at the sunken bar and pool. A workout at the fitness center, a round of tennis or water sports can be topped off with a hedonist massage or facial at our award-winning J Wellness Circle. We welcome you at our beach resort in North Goa to unwind and revel in a captivating Goan paradise

Located on Sinquerim Beach, Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Goa is a 75 minute drive from Goa International Airport and Manohar International Airport, also known as Mopa International Airport.

Rooms from $178

Ahilya By The Sea

Resort

Rated 9.4 in 136 reviews

Featuring air conditioning, Ahilya By The Sea is set in Nerul, 6 km from Calangute. Panaji is 3.7 km from the property… See more

Featuring air conditioning, Ahilya By The Sea is set in Nerul, 6 km from Calangute. Panaji is 3.7 km from the property. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Some units include a seating area and/or terrace. Each of the Portuguese-Balinese style villas comes with a private bathroom with a bath or shower. Bed linen is featured. The rooms provide sea views.

Ahilya By The Sea also includes an outdoor pool. Guests can enjoy a drink at the on-site bar.

Candolim is 3.3 km from Ahilya By The Sea, while Anjuna is 11 km away. The nearest airport is Goa International Airport, 13 km from the property.

Rooms from $279

Taj Cidade de Goa Horizon, Goa

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Rated 9.3 in 1320 reviews

Situated in Panaji, right on the tranquil Vanguinim Beach Dona Paula in North Goa, Taj Resort & Convention Centre Goa… See more

Situated in Panaji, right on the tranquil Vanguinim Beach Dona Paula in North Goa, Taj Resort & Convention Centre Goa features luxurious rooms offering suitable choices to guests. With only 28 km and 45 mins drive from the Dabolim airport the hotel is located in the heart of Goa.

The vast elevated deck at the rooftop with infinity pool along the Arabian sea offers panoramic views and sun bathing opportunity to the guests and a second swimming pool at the lower deck.

Access a host of water sports, sunset cruise and other activities at the beach, rejuvenate at the Jiva Spa, enjoy e-biking, kids activity zone, a state of the art fitness facility or just relax to soak the sun by the Arabian Sea.

Taj Resort & Convention Centre Goa boasts an all day dining restaurant BLD located off the main lobby with a beautifully landscaped garden on the north and a vast deck garden on the sea side. The hotel also offers a lounge bar and a Coastal Cuisine specialty restaurant.

Miramar Beach is 1.8 km from the accommodation, 1.3 km from Caranzalem Beach while River Cruise is 8 km from the property.

Rooms from $143

Caravela Beach Resort

Resort

Rated 8.2 in 1994 reviews

Located on Varca beach, Caravela Beach Resort Goa offers beachfront accommodation with private balconies. Overlooking… See more

Located on Varca beach, Caravela Beach Resort Goa offers beachfront accommodation with private balconies. Overlooking the Arabian Sea, it features a 9 hole golf course, an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar and water sports activities. Guests can enjoy a free Yoga session by the beach conducted by a grand master.

Caravela Beach Resort has a fitness centre, table tennis facilities and a tennis court.
The resort has a disco that provides a place for dancing, entertainment and drinks.

Colourful rooms with private balconies overlook the garden, pool or sea. They are fitted with a minibar and tea and coffee-making facilities. A safety deposit box is also provided. Free WiFi access is available for two devices in all rooms.

Caravela Beach Resort offers authentic Ayurvedic wellness therapies. The Resort has an 83-foot high Atrium lobby, making it Goa’s tallest and largest lobby. The Caravela is surrounded by immaculately landscaped gardens that are home to several unique birds.

For entertainment, the resort has 4 restaurants and multiple bars. The ‘Swim-Up Pool Bar’ and the ‘Beach Shack’ are especially popular with guests. The animation team of the Resort has a myriad of daily activities for both children and adults. 24-hour room service is available.

Rooms from $99

The St. Regis Goa Resort

Resort

Rated 9.0 in 493 reviews

The St. Regis Goa Resort offers a luxury experience in South Goa, India, set amidst 49 acres of lush greenery. Find us… See more

The St. Regis Goa Resort offers a luxury experience in South Goa, India, set amidst 49 acres of lush greenery. Find us within driving distance of wildlife sanctuaries, waterfalls and spice plantations. We are within 60 minutes from Dabolim Airport and 110 minutes from Manohar International Airport (MOPA). Discover a world of intriguing flavors with our five restaurants and one bar, offering a range of local and international dishes. Rejuvenate with holistic therapies at the St. Regis Spa or tee off at the 12-hole golf course. Our Children's Club is the perfect place for junior guests to unwind. Host a conference for 500 or plan an intimate beach wedding by the Arabian Sea. Our pristine beachfront can be enjoyed with private access. Our elegantly appointed rooms with free Wi-Fi have charming lagoon views and some suites are enabled with a private plunge pool.Enjoy luxury hotel amenities, including the treasured St. Regis Butler Service at our serene beachfront address.

Rooms from $210

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa

Resort

Rated 9.1 in 757 reviews

Spread across 56 acres of landscaped gardens, the Mediterranean-style Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa sits along a private… See more

Spread across 56 acres of landscaped gardens, the Mediterranean-style Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa sits along a private beach overlooking the Arabian Sea. It boasts golfing facilities, a full spa and outdoor pool and 6 dining options await guests.

Decorated in neutral colours, rooms feature classic dark wood furnishings. Each comes with a balcony overlooking the garden, pool or sea. Select rooms offer a private pool or hydromassage bathtub.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa is 3 km from Colva Beach and 12 km from Madgaon City. It is a 45-minute drive from Goa Dabolim Airport. Free parking is available.

Sunny afternoons can be spent playing tennis or getting a relaxing massage at "J Wellness Circle". The resort also provides a fitness centre and 24-hour room service. Little ones can enjoy a lineup of activities at the Children’s Activity Centre.

Rooms from $204

The Postcard Velha, Goa

Rated 9.3 in 85 reviews

The Postcard Velha,Goa is located in Velha Goa tucked away atop the hillock of Nossa Senhora de Monte. Built in 2010 and… See more

The Postcard Velha,Goa is located in Velha Goa tucked away atop the hillock of Nossa Senhora de Monte. Built in 2010 and spread over the sprawling Champakali estate overlooking 300 acres of virgin coconut plantations and the magnificent Mandovi river delta, The Postcard Velha has an outdoor swimming pool and free WiFi.

Rooms are complete with a private bathroom and a balcony. All rooms at the hotel have air conditioning and a wardrobe.

The property boasts no fixed check in and check out time, no set breakfast hours, tea/coffee served in bed and local artisanal food.

Guests at the hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Old Goa, like cycling, fishing, yoga and of course sight seeing. It offers onsite Ayurveda consultation and treatments for guests.

The Church of St Francis of Assisi, the Basilica of Bom Jesus is 1 km from The Postcard Velha,Goa. Goa International Airport, is 27 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $451

The Postcard Cuelim, Goa

Rated 9.5 in 72 reviews

Located in Cansaulim, 2.3 km from Cansaulim Beach, The Postcard Cuelim, Goa provides accommodation with a garden, free… See more

Located in Cansaulim, 2.3 km from Cansaulim Beach, The Postcard Cuelim, Goa provides accommodation with a garden, free private parking and a restaurant. The property is situated 2.3 km from Arossim Beach, 3 km from Velsao Beach and 16 km from Margao Railway Station. The hotel features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour front desk.

At the hotel, the rooms are fitted with a wardrobe. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at The Postcard Cuelim, Goa also offer free WiFi, while some rooms are equipped with a terrace. At the accommodation each room is equipped with bed linen and towels.

You can play billiards at this 5-star hotel, and the area is popular for cycling.

Basilica Of Bom Jesus is 25 km from The Postcard Cuelim, Goa, while Church of Saint Cajetan is 26 km away. The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport, 10 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $501

Storii By ITC Hotels, Shanti Morada Goa

Resort

Rated 9.3 in 410 reviews

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a spa and wellness centre, Storii By ITC Hotels, Shanti Morada Goa operates a… See more

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a spa and wellness centre, Storii By ITC Hotels, Shanti Morada Goa operates a 24-hour front desk. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

At the hotel you can find a library, kids play area and meeting and banquet space. The BBQ and laundry facilities can be availed. The tour desk can be approached for currency exchange and travel arrangements.

The air-conditioned rooms of Storii By ITC Hotels, Shanti Morada Goa offer a pool view and are equipped with flat- screen satellite TV. A tea/coffee making facility and minibar are available. The attached bathroom is fitted with bathtub and hairdryer.

The beautiful Mãe de Deus Parish Church is located barely 1 km from the property. The Calangute Beach is 2 km and the Baga Beach is 3 km. The Mapusa Bus Station is 8 km, Thivim Railway Station is 17 km and the Goa International Airport is 37 km.

Lantern Restaurant serves Regional, Italian and Continental cuisines. Guests can enjoy alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at Barco Hull, the in-house lounge with a maritime theme.

Rooms from $122

Seashell Suites and Villas- Candolim Goa

Resort

Rated 9.5 in 772 reviews

Located in the Candolim Beach district in Candolim, 4 km from Shanta Durga Temple, Seashell Suites and Villas- Candolim… See more

Located in the Candolim Beach district in Candolim, 4 km from Shanta Durga Temple, Seashell Suites and Villas- Candolim Goa has 3 swimming pools and an Al Fresco restaurant set amidst lush green tropical gardens. The resort has a sun terrace and views of the garden, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free WiFi is offered and free private parking is available on site.

Each villa is is split over 2 levels and has a large living room and dining space, and 3 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. Rooms are fitted with a TV. Certain units feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. All bedrooms have a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hair dryer.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Car hire is available.

Seashell Suites and Villas- Candolim Goa is a 10-12 minutes walk from Candolim beach. Goa International Airport is 35 km from the property.

Rooms from $92

Situated in Candolim, less than 1 km from Candolim Beach, The Astor - All Suites Hotel Candolim Goa features… See more

Situated in Candolim, less than 1 km from Candolim Beach, The Astor - All Suites Hotel Candolim Goa features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a restaurant. This 5-star hotel offers room service, a concierge service and free WiFi. Some units at the property have a balcony with a city view.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a wardrobe, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Selected rooms also feature a kitchenette with a microwave. At The Astor - All Suites Hotel Candolim Goa the rooms come with bed linen and towels.

A buffet, continental or vegetarian breakfast is available each morning at the property.

Sinquerium Beach is 1.5 km from the accommodation, while Chapora Fort is 13 km from the property. The nearest airport is Manohar Parrikar International, 29 km from The Astor - All Suites Hotel Candolim Goa, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $704

JW Marriott Goa

Rated 9.1 in 131 reviews

JW Marriott Goa has an outdoor swimming pool, garden, a terrace and bar in Vagator. A hot tub and a car rental service… See more

JW Marriott Goa has an outdoor swimming pool, garden, a terrace and bar in Vagator. A hot tub and a car rental service are available for guests. The accommodation offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and currency exchange for guests.

Complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries, all guest rooms at the hotel have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and certain rooms also offer a balcony. The rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle.

Guests at JW Marriott Goa can enjoy a buffet breakfast. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving Chinese, Indian and Italian cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and halal options can also be requested.

Popular points of interest near JW Marriott Goa include Vagator Beach, Ozran Beach and Chapora Fort. The nearest airport is Manohar Parrikar International Airport, 26 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $213

Diwa Club by Alila - A Hyatt Brand

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Rated 9.1 in 120 reviews

The multiple dining options include the all-day diner, Vivo, a traditional Goan restaurant, Spice Studio, day lounge and… See more

The multiple dining options include the all-day diner, Vivo, a traditional Goan restaurant, Spice Studio, day lounge and bar by the infinity pool, The Edge and the evening cocktail bar, Courtyard Bar.
Free shuttle service is provided to the beach for all guests to Free shuttle service is provided to Gonsua beach for all guests from 7am to 7pm.
Change : The multiple dining options include the all-day diner, Vivo, a traditional Goan restaurant, Spice Studio, day lounge and bar by the infinity pool, The Edge and the evening cocktail bar, Courtyard Bar. to The resort houses Vivo, an all-day diner, The Edge, the poolside Tropical bar & lounge, Courtyard Bar, an evening cocktail bar and the award-winning traditional coastal restaurant, Spice Studio.

Rooms from $151

Set in Vichondrem, 43 km from Margao Railway Station, The Postcard Hideaway, Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary, Goa offers… See more

Set in Vichondrem, 43 km from Margao Railway Station, The Postcard Hideaway, Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary, Goa offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. This 5-star resort offers a 24-hour front desk.

The resort provides certain units with garden views, and every room includes a coffee machine.

Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary is 1.2 km from The Postcard Hideaway, Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary, Goa. The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport, 69 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $294

Amrapali-House of Grace

Rated 9.2 in 63 reviews

Amrapali - House of Grace is a 100-year-old lovingly restored Portuguese home on the banks of the river Zuari. Its… See more

Amrapali - House of Grace is a 100-year-old lovingly restored Portuguese home on the banks of the river Zuari. Its hallways are long and luxuriously designed for lounging indoors while experiencing the lush greenery of the outdoors.

The luxurious homestay is run by an efficient team that will help you in all your needs from spa bookings or healing therapies, Goan cooking classes and tours of Old Goa, Fountainhaas & the neighbouring Chorao & Divar Islands. The menu is prepared a la minute and it is curated and designed by a Le Cordon Bleu chef. The kitchen is closed for lunch and dinner on Mondays.

The kitchen uses primarily local ingredients, only clean oils and Himalayan pink salt and follows slow living practices that include fermentation and pickling to create a menu that is delicious and wholesome. Please note, we have well-mannered rescue dogs on the property so only dog lovers are welcome.

We have well - mannered 5 rescue dogs on the property

Rooms from $125

Andores Resort And Spa - Calangute

Resort

Rated 9.0 in 255 reviews

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, Andores Resort And Spa offers rooms in Calangute, a 12-minute walk from Infantaria… See more

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, Andores Resort And Spa offers rooms in Calangute, a 12-minute walk from Infantaria and 1.2 km from St. Alex Church. 2.6 km from Tito's Club, the property is also 3 km away from Casino Palms. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi.

At the resort, the rooms have a desk. Andores Resort And Spa provides some units with pool views, and all rooms include a balcony. The units are fitted with a seating area and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

The daily breakfast offers continental and buffet options. The restaurant at the accommodation specialises in Indian and Italian cuisine.

The property has a fitness centre.

Calangute beach is 2 km from Andores Resort And Spa while Baga beach is 2.8 km away. Goa International Airport is 40 km from the property.

Rooms from $132

Grand Hyatt Goa

Rated 8.6 in 709 reviews

Set in heart of Goa offering sweeping views of Bambolim Bay, Grand Hyatt welcomes guests with a 25-metre outdoor pool… See more

Set in heart of Goa offering sweeping views of Bambolim Bay, Grand Hyatt welcomes guests with a 25-metre outdoor pool, indoor lap pool and 7 dining options. A relaxing dinner can be arranged at the private beach area.

Choose from an array of cuisines ranging from, local Indian, Mediterranean, Asian and seafood specialties Grand Hyatt’s various restaurants. Cocktails and Wines can be enjoyed at The Capiz Bar and The Pool Bar & Grill.

Spread over 28 acres of lush greenery, the hotel is located a 30-minute drive to Thivim Railway Station and Vasco City. Dabolim Airport is a 25-minute drive away.

Decorated in a warm palate, elegant rooms are furnished with a flat-screen cable TV and a coffee machine. Guests can also relax at the balcony. A bathtub is included in the private bathrooms.

Enjoy refreshing workouts and soothe tense muscles at The Shamana Spa and sauna facilities. Grand Hyatt also features a spacious business centre and a 24-hour front desk.

Rooms from $144

Larisa Resort Ashwem

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Rated 8.7 in 124 reviews

Located in Mandrem, less than 1 km from Mandrem Beach, Larisa Resort Ashwem provides accommodation with an outdoor… See more

Located in Mandrem, less than 1 km from Mandrem Beach, Larisa Resort Ashwem provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a restaurant. With free WiFi, this 5-star resort offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. The resort features a hot tub and a concierge service.

The resort will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At Larisa Resort Ashwem every room is equipped with bed linen and towels.

A buffet, continental or Full English/Irish breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Ashwem Beach is 1.2 km from the accommodation, while Arambol beach is 2.8 km away. The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport, 58 km from Larisa Resort Ashwem.

Rooms from $112

Taj Cidade de Goa Heritage, Goa

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Rated 8.7 in 1025 reviews

Located on Vainguinim Beach in Panaji, the 5-star Cidade De Goa - IHCL SeleQtions offers 2 outdoor pools and spa… See more

Located on Vainguinim Beach in Panaji, the 5-star Cidade De Goa - IHCL SeleQtions offers 2 outdoor pools and spa treatments. It is a 5-minute drive from Dona Paula Jetty and Miramar Beach.

All rooms offer air conditioning and are equipped with a satellite TV, minibar and a personal safe. Views of the garden and Arabian Sea can be enjoyed from the balcony. Bathrooms come with a shower and a hairdryer.

Restaurants offering international cuisines are available.

Guests can enjoy the fitness centre, yoga practice or steam room. Free parking is also. Water sports are also available nearby.

Cidade De Goa - IHCL SeleQtions is a 10-minute drive from Panjim City and a 25-minute drive from Karmali Railway Station in Old Goa. It is a 30-minute drive from Mangueshi Temple. Dabolim Airport and Margao Railway Station are within a 45-minute drive away.

Rooms from $118