Almost everyone swears by the wonders of Goa tourism. While Goa captivates the fancy of one and all with its plethora of attractions by way of enchanting gleaming beaches, charming old churches, grand forts, unforgettable food, and a lot more, the destination also scores sky high in terms of accommodation facilities. In fact, many of the famous luxury hotel chains have a sizeable presence in Goa catering to the needs of corporate visitors and wealthy tourists. So, come get acquainted with some of the luxury hotels in Goa.
Park Hyatt Resort & Spa
This 5 Star hotel spans an area of about 6 acres, complete with spectacular manicured lawns and gardens. Amongst it’s many claims to fame, the hotel holds the distinction of winning the prestigious title of ‘Number One Spa in the World’ from Conde Nast Traveler Readers Spa Awards 2006. Take your pick from a choice of 250 mind blowing rooms, categorised as King & Vista Suites, Park Suites, Suites, Sea View King Rooms, Sea View Twin Rooms, Park Deluxe King Rooms, Park Deluxe Twin Rooms, Park King Rooms, and Park Twin Rooms. To satiate your hunger pangs, head to one of the 5 restaurants, namely Palms, Village Cafe, Da Luigi, Masala, and Signature.
Riviera De Goa
Located at Ximer, Arpora Bardez, this deluxe property sits right in the heart of Goa, very close to the Baga Beach. The Saturday Night Bazaar of Goa and many of the famous restaurants and nightspots are also situated close by. There are 98 Superior Deluxe Rooms, 5 Suites, and 1 Presidential suite for accommodation. All the rooms are stylishly decorated and have either lagoon or swimming pool views. The three restaurants, namely Co Ba, Caffeine, and Flame offer lots of choice by way of food. Facilities include lounge, health club, discotheque, beauty salon, and banquet & conference hall.
Vivanta by Taj Fort Aguada
An inseparable part of Goa tourism in terms of luxury accommodation! This resort is part of a huge complex measuring some 73 acres, overlooking the majestic Arabian Sea. Its location on the ramparts of the very well preserved 16th century Fort Aguada gives it a lot of historical importance as well. There are 130 fabulous rooms by way of accommodation. These rooms are classified under the categories of Private 2 Bedroom Villa, Private 1 Bedroom Villa, Terrace Suites, Cottage with garden view, Superior Sea View Rooms with private sit out, Superior Sea View Rooms, and Superior Rooms with private sit out. Great cuisines are available at the 5 restaurants here, namely Sfx, Sea Shell, Morisco, Li Camino, and Fish Tail.
Goa Marriott Resort
Situated on the Miramar Beach, the Goa Marriott Resort offers lots of privacy and is another prominent name in the domain of Goa tourism. The resort sits over a humongous area comprising beautiful landscaped gardens. Excellent views of the Arabian Sea as well as fabulous sunsets and sunrises treat visitors. The most popular rooms at the hotel are the Bay View rooms. These rooms are said to offer some of the best bay views amongst all the different hotel rooms offering bay views across Goa. The Dabolim Airport is 30 km away, while Karmali Railway Station is 12 km away. The Bus Stand is merely 5 km away.
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