There are a huge array of resorts on the beach in goa in Goa so how do you choose the best one? Well, this is why I wrote this guide for finding your dream holiday vacation by showing you exactly why and where to stay in India.

Experience some of the best beaches in Goa, These beautiful clean beaches are surrounded by amazing landscapes and palm trees. 

The beach resorts are located a few minutes away from the main beaches yet, offer a serene and peaceful vacation. These all-inclusive family-friendly resorts offer deluxe rooms with attached baths, living areas, and balconies as well. 

Here are my best five picks for a resort on the beach in Goa: 

1. Holiday Inn Resort Goa, an IHG hotel

RATING: 4.5 Excellent 3,593 reviews #1 of 15 hotels in Cavelossim

PROPERTY AMENITIES: Free parking, Free internet, Pool, Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room, Bar/lounge, Beach, Game room, Kids stay free, etc. 

ROOM FEATURES: Bathrobes, Private beach, Additional bathroom, Desk, Housekeeping, Coffee/tea maker, Flatscreen TV, Bath/shower, etc

Holiday Inn Resort Goa is located on the picturesque Mobor beach in South Goa with direct beach access. They offer hotel accommodation with a unique blend of traditional Goan and contemporary architecture. 

Situated 45 minutes away from the Dabolim International Airport and just 17km from the Margao Railway Station the Holiday Inn Resort is ideally located for a relaxing and fun-filled vacation in Goa. 

They have a total of  203 rooms and suites to offer you comfort and serenity combined with modern amenities along with an option of a garden view pool view or sea view with attached balconies.

When traveling for a family retreat you can also take advantage of the game room, kids playground, and activity zone or just unwind at the outdoor pool and revitalize at the Spa Villa offering multiple ayurvedic treatments. 

Experience a choice of Indian and International cuisines at Mardi Gras Our 24-hour Coffee shop. Rediscover the ethnic flavors of the Far East at the exquisite Whispers of the Orient or try out our wood-fired pizzas at the Mediterranean restaurant Fig and Olive. 

The lobby-level bar Sun Downer offers a relaxing view of the Goan sunset or you can have an exciting evening at the beachside restaurant Beach Grill which offers a huge selection of freshly caught fish cooked to perfection. 

You can organize your special wedding day, corporate retreats, or productive meetings at the Holiday Inn Resort Goa, offering the largest ballroom at 5065 sq ft and is able to accommodate up to 800 guests.

2. Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa 

RATING: 4.5 Excellent 3,768 reviews #1 of 5 hotels in Sinquerim

PROPERTY AMENITIES: Free parking, Free internet, Pool, Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room, Free breakfast, Beach, Bicycle rental, Kids stay free

ROOM FEATURES: Air conditioning, Housekeeping, Private balcony, Room service, Minibar, Refrigerator, Flatscreen TV, On-demand films

Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa, spreading across a picturesque 42 acres, meanders into the ramparts of the 17th-century Portuguese coastal fort. 

The resort spreads on the seafront along the Sinquerim to Calangute beach stretch. It is an hour and a half drive from the airport.

3. Santana Beach Resort, Goa 

RATING: 4.5 Excellent 2,142 reviews #18 of 143 hotels in Candolim

PROPERTY AMENITIES: Free parking, Wifi, Pool, Free breakfast, Beach, Airport transportation, Massage, 24-hour security

ROOM FEATURES: Blackout curtains, Air conditioning, Desk, Housekeeping, Private balcony, Coffee/tea maker, Flatscreen TV, Bath/shower

If you’re looking for a family-friendly hotel in Candolim, look no further than Santana Beach Resort.

The Cabo Palace (0.7 mi), located nearby, makes Santana Beach Candolim a great place to stay for those interested in visiting this popular Candolim landmark.

Rooms at Santana Beach Hotel offer a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with wifi.

24-hour front desk, room service, and a concierge are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. A pool and free breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Santana Beach Hotel, free parking is available.

Travelers looking to enjoy some lobster can head to Fishermans Cove, Ryans Shack, or Bobby’s Shack. Otherwise, you may want to check out a Mediterranean restaurant such as Izgara Goa Roof Top Bar & Grill, Off the Wall, or Moroccan Shisha & Grill Lounge.

4. Beleza By The Beach, Goa

RATING: 4.5 Excellent 1,436 reviews #2 of 10 hotels in Betalbatim

PROPERTY AMENITIES: Free parking, Free High-Speed Internet (WiFi), Pool, Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room, Free breakfast, Beach, Game room, Children’s Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

ROOM FEATURES:  Air conditioning, Desk, Housekeeping, Private balcony, Coffee/tea maker, Minibar, Cable/satellite TV, Complimentary toiletries

Beleza is a beach resort spread over 5 acres of open expanse with our scenic pathway from within the premises of the resort connecting guests to the pristine white sands of Colva beach.

It is conveniently located close to the Colva Promenade shopping area as well as a distance covered in 25 minutes from the airport. 

All rooms are air-conditioned with an attached bathroom, LCD TV with satellite connection, tea/coffee maker, and media player. Guests can choose from a wide selection of movies from their video library free of charge. 

Tentacao, the world cuisine restaurant is an all-day dining restaurant and bar set by the poolside. Nazare,  a beach shack and bar, is a beautiful spot to view the sunset and sip sundowners and light snacks.

Espaco Divino, the Spa facility offers a range of relaxing massages. They also have a  conference room that is picturesquely set overlooking the swimming pool and it can seat up to 35 people. The resort also has a garden area and a play area with swings for children.

5. Planet Hollywood Beach Resort, Goa

RATING: 4.5 Excellent 1,703 reviews #1 of 5 hotels in Utorda

PROPERTY AMENITIES: Free parking, Free internet, Pool, Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room, Free breakfast, Beach, Game room, Kids stay free

ROOM FEATURES: Air conditioning, Housekeeping, Private balcony, Room service, Safe, Minibar, Refrigerator, Flatscreen TV

Planet Hollywood beach resort, Goa is conveniently located 20 minutes from the airport, in the South of Goa.

Surrounded by white sand beaches and lush green environs, it is an ideal getaway for couples and families alike.

A young and energetic team endeavors to pamper you and make your dream holiday come true. The resort is also a perfect destination for weddings, conferences, and other events.

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