North India Highlights

Flying from Goa to Delhi this two-night, three-day tour includes a train journey to visit the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort plus a guided tour of the sites of India's historic capital city.

 
 
 

Best hotels for couples in Goa

Updated on Jun 12, 2020 by Clarabel Jones

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With luxury and boutique hotels, buckets of sunshine and beaches with swaying palms, Goa was made for romantic getaways. Here are our best hotels for couples in Goa that we know you'll love!

 

Why choose Goa for a couples holiday?

Imagine romantic strolls along the beach, rejuvenating massages in a traditional Ayurvedic spa and candlelit dinners under a sky full of stars: this is a couples holiday in Goa. 

While Goa offers plenty of opportunities to seclude yourselves and unwind, there's also culture, history and wildlife right on your doorstep. Wherever you turn, there's something new and exciting to experience.

We have a number of hotels which were made for couples holidays. From luxury 5-star spa hotels specialising in complete indulgence to intimate boutique properties with less than 25 rooms, there's a hotel here to tick all your boxes.

To help you choose the perfect holiday for two, we've gathered together a list of our very best hotels for couples in Goa. You can thank us later!

 

 

5 of the best hotels for couples in Goa

 

1. Alila Diwa Goa

Majorda, South Goa | 5-grade DELUXE hotel

The perfect choice for a honeymoon or special occasion, Alila Diwa Goa is a beautiful Balinese style hotel surrounded by fields of emerald rice paddies.

Alila Diwa is known for its fantastic facilities. If the infinity pool, luxury spa and nearby Majorda beach aren't enough to keep you occupied, the hotel's cookery courses, yoga sessions and mini theatre will surely fill in the gaps.

If you're looking for even more luxury, why not stay in The Diwa Club Wing? Here, you can enjoy private access to a second pool, open-air Jacuzzi and fine dining restaurant. What more could you want from a luxury couples holiday in Goa?

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2. Ahilya by the Sea

Nerul, North Goa | Boutique Luxury hotel

If you're more concerned with escaping the crowds on your couples retreat, Ahilya by the Sea is a perfect pocket of paradise, tucked away in a quiet corner of Dolphin Bay.

Serene and perfectly secluded, with just 10 beautifully decorated hotels spread across three independent villas, it's blessed with exotic, landscaped gardens and two irresistible pools. Swim a few morning laps in the Sunrise infinity pool, before relaxing your muscles in the Sunset plunge pool.

Foodies rejoice: Ahilya by the Sea is also known for its excellent cuisine. They use only the freshest ingredients from local markets, and you can dine al fresco at a new spot every night.

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3. Andores Resort & Spa

Calangute, North Goa | 4.5 grade hotel

A peaceful boutique hotel, only opening in 2018, Andores Resort & Spa houses just 25 guest rooms, encircled by lush lawns and swaying palms.

You'll probably spend much of your time horizontal on the pool's sunken loungers, but the golden sands of Calangute’s long sweeping beach also sit a mere 600m away.

When you're not cosying up by the water, treat yourself to some treatments in The Kera Spa, from traditional Ayurveda, through to Western and Eastern-inspired techniques.

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4. The Leela

Mobor, South Goa | 5 grade DELUXE 

No list of hotels for couples in Goa would be complete without The Leela, the state's most luxurious hotel.

This tropical paradise is made up of 75 acres of immaculate grounds, meandering water lily-filled lagoons and green gardens, a setting which exudes complete and utter tranquillity.

A free-form pool provides a secluded spot from which to soak up the sunshine, but there's yoga, tennis and golf to preoccupy you too. To top it off, you're also steps away from beautiful Mobor beach, one of the best beaches in Goa!

For an even more exclusive, private holiday for two, stay in the exclusive Club Section, which comes with its own Club Pool, bistro, bar and designated section of Mobor beach. 

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5. Panjim Inn

Central Goa, Panjim | Boutique hotel

If you're a couple looking to experience authentic Goa in one of the state's historic quarters, Panjim Inn is the hotel for you.

Family run and with just 24 uniquely decorated rooms, this hotel is recognised as Goa's first classified Heritage hotel. There's no pool, but an outdoor Jacuzzi on the Inn’s top floor offers a romantic spot to gaze at the stars.

Set in the heart of Fontainhas, Panjim’s fascinating Latin Quarter, you're perfectly placed to explore the Fontainhas on one of the hotel’s self-guided walking trails, or venture a little further to Old Goa - a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site packed with historical monuments.

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Discover our full selection of holidays for two, and start planning your couples holiday to Goa today.

 

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Departing Goa for Delhi our representative will meet you in the arrival area of the airport after you have cleared all immigration and customs, they will assist with your transfer you to your Delhi hotel which will be your base for two nights.

Today you will depart Delhi railway staion to Agra. Once a small village on the banks of the Yamuna, it was transformed by two great Mughal monarchs, Akbar and his grandson Shah Jehan into the second capital of the Mughal Empire – Dar-ul-Khilafat, or ‘seat of the Emperor’ in the 16th & 17th century.

Taj Mahal

When you arrive in Agra you will be met by our representative who will introduce you to your guide who will take you to Taj Mahal (closed on all Fridays). On the inner walls, jewel-like stones create beautiful designs in white marble. The Mughals perfected the art of embedding semi-precious stones into marble and the Taj is the finest example of this special process called pietra dura. It begins with a marble plate, varying in size. Then jewels are sliced paper thin and embedded in the marble with such precision that the joints are invisible to the naked eye. Continue for a visit to the Agra Fort, a walled city constructed of red stone which was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983. Construction of the fort was originally started by Emperor Akbar in 1565, but his son, Jahangir, and grandson, Shah Jahan, later made valuable additions to it.

You will also visit Itmad ud Duala, also known as Baby Taj. This tomb was built in 1622 for Ghiyas Beg, father of Empress Noor-Jahan, the wife of Emperor Jahangir. It is beautifully conceived in white marble, mosaic and lattice and set a precedent as the first Mughal building to be faced with white marble inlaid with contrasting stones.

Later, you will be driven back to Agra Cantt railway station, where you will board your train back to Delhi.

After breakfast, proceed for the orientation city tour of Old and New Delhi including a visit of the 17th-century Jama Masjid and enjoy a rickshaw ride through the narrow, winding lanes of colourful and bustling Chandni Chowk. Stop in front of the Mughal Empire’s most opulent fort, the Red Fort for a photo opportunity.

Later proceed to New Delhi where you will be taken for a drive past the Presidential Palace, the one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys, the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of fallen Indian soldiers and a drive along the Rajpath past the Parliament House and secretarial buildings. You will also visit Qutab Minar, the 12th-century tower of victory built by a slave king and prototype of all minars (towers) in India.

After the tour you will be transferred to Delhi Airport to board your short flight back to Goa.

 

Two-night price from £825 per person

  • Prices are based on two people sharing including internal flights and two nights' accommodation on B&B and include transfers.
  • A choice of superior or deluxe accommodation is available.
  • You will be able to book this excursion either in the UK or on arrival / during your holiday to Goa.
  • Operates any day (subject to availability) except for Thursday due to closure of the Taj Mahal.
 
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