10 Best Resorts In Goa For A Comfort Stay
2020 was a bummer for tourism, but then things are opening up fast and how! With the lockdown lifted and travel restrictions being relaxed, life in Goa is coming back to normal. Tourists are thronging India’s beach capital, and if you have been planning to make your way to the land of amazing sunsets , these are some of the best resorts in Goa you can book your stay . After all, what matters most at this time is your safety , so the best is what you deserve, especially after almost a year of no travel!
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These Goa resorts are indeed the best of the lot.
1. W Goa
If you want to stay in the hub without the snarling traffic sounds and the local markets’ cacophony, this North Goa Resort is the place to be. Situated right near the Chapora Fort, you can be assured of witnessing the gorgeous sunsets right from your windows! Sip on some pina colada and have the best sundowners here in W Goa resort.
Vagator Beach Bardez – Goa, Vagator 403509 India
Phone – 084463 10595
2. Alila Diwa
A five-star South Goa resort located in Majorda, Alila Diwa has a separate pool with an open-air Jacuzzi, an adjoining restaurant – Bistro that serves all-day breakfast and personal host services. All the rooms in this Goa resort come with walk-in closets, a separate workspace and overlook the private Diwa pool. One could also treat themselves to the sauna, yoga, beauty salon, 24/7 fitness centre featuring state-of-the-art Technogym equipment and Alila Living retail collection. It is indeed one of the best resorts in Goa.
1/22, Village Gonsua, Majorda 403713 India
3. Resort Rio
Located at a walkable distance from Baga Beach, Resort Rio has been on my wishlist for a few years! While Baga may be known as one of the most crowded tourist spots in Goa, Resort Rio, a North Goa resort and one of the best resorts in Goa, makes you feel otherwise even though it’s right there! The serene view of the calm Baga river makes this place a dream come true! Visit this Goa resort for a peaceful time not far from the hub.
Near Baga Beach,Tambudki, Arpora 403518 India
Phone – 0832 226 7300
4. Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa
Spreading across a picturesque 42 acres, this North Goa resort, managed by the Taj group of hotels, meanders into the ramparts of the 17th-century Portuguese coastal fort – The Aguada Fort. Spreading along the Sinquerim to Calangute beach stretch, this seafront resort is luxury at its peak while giving you a peek into the architectural marvel of the colonial era.
Candolim Sinquerim Beach, Fort Aguada, Sinquerim 403515 India
5. The Zuri White Sands Goa Resort & Casino
An ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, Zuri White Sands, a South Goa Resort, offers a luxury setting with an array of amenities for all. If affordable luxury is what you want to aim for, book your stay here, and you will not be disappointed! Comfortable rooms, warm ambience, impeccable service and walkable distance from the beach – just the perfect Goa staycation!
Pedda, Varca 403721 India
6. Ramada Caravela Beach Resort
With a golf course in its 24 acres of space, this beachside South Goa resort is fantastic! Built in a classic Portuguese style, all the rooms in the resort boast of a private balcony, with easy access to Varca beach. Enjoy a relaxing time here.
Varca beach, Fatrade, Margao, Goa 403721
7. Divar Island Guest House Retreat, Divar Island, South Goa
They were inspired by the Konkani words dev and vadi, which means place of Gods. Divar Island is located on the Mandovi river and only a short duration away from Old Goa. Their rooms are airy and spacious – the best part being they also have a German shepherd dog called Junior to welcome the guests. A quiet getaway with a friendly atmosphere, it is perfect for couples and solo backpackers.
No. 45, Piedade, Goltim, Divar, Goa 403403
8. Casa Nova, Panjim
An ideal homestay for a small family or couples, Casa Nova, is tucked away in an alley in Fontainhas. Boasting a cosy drawing room, a spacious bathroom and a master bedroom, Casa Nova is one of the Goa resorts well located from the main attractions of Panjim. While there are art galleries and bars within walking distance, you can also ask the owners for recommendations as they are pleased to help.
9. Old Quarter hostel, Panjim
Hostels are no longer dingy with lousy lighting and bunk beds. Today, hostels like Old Quarter are clean, affordable and funky. With 18 dormitory beds and eight private rooms, it is an excellent option for those looking to travel on a budget. Here you can also meet fellow travellers and visit nearby attractions in Panjim. The hostel also has additional branches in Vagator and Anjuna as well. They also run shuttle services from the hostel to the Anjuna flea market on Wednesdays – so keep your eyes open for that as well.
5/146, Rua 31 de Janeiro, Fontainhas (quarter), Altinho, Panaji, Goa 403001
10. The Postcard Velha
A special mention of this 4-star resort in Goa for those who are up for splurging to experience a lavishly designed Portuguese mansion in the heart of Goa! If you want to live in a dream-house in Goa for a day or two, this is the Goa resort to be in!
D-69/4/5 After Gandhi Circle, Before Church of Our Lady of Mount, Ella, Goa