Top 5 most luxurious hotels in Goa

FEATURED Updated on Nov 30, 2023 by Stacey Parsons

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Treat yourself to a little luxury at these wonderfully luxurious Goa hotels. Including some of the best hotels in Goa, all guaranteed to make your holiday in India's sunshine state unforgettable.

Luxury Hotels in Goa


The Postcard Cuelim


A boutique hotel that oozes luxury, in the quiet village of Cuelim, a pure slice of paradise. The pool and peaceful grounds are are haven from the coastal hustle and bustle. With traditional Goan routes, the hotel is home to eight authentic rooms overlooking 3500 acres of lush green paddy fields.



Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

This luxurious, palatial hotel has somewhat of a colonial style in terms of its architecture and design; grand polished marble floors, beamed wooden ceilings and antiques, which all add to the hotel's character and charm.

A favourite with the discerning British tourist, there’s not much that this hotel doesn’t provide. From a spa and fitness centre, through to a putting green, archery, children’s activity centre and tennis courts you’ll have plenty to enjoy whilst visitng the Taj Exotica. The hotel’s bedrooms boast beautiful décor, harmoniously blending Goan and Portuguese influences, twinned with wonderful views across the green gardens.


ITC Grand Goa

Set in 45 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, shimmering lagoons and meandering waterways, the ITC Grand Goa is one of Goa’s finest hotels.

Imagine lying under the Goan sun, on a white sand beach lined with coconut palms, with a cool, inviting turquoise blue ocean as far as the eye can see... With its private beach and luxury facilities, this is exactly what the ITC Grand Goa is all about.

Start your day with a relaxing yoga session, then move on to their award winning Sereno Spa, then perhaps some sunbathing, followed by a cooking master class in the evening? This hotel exudes calm and relaxation, whilst keeping a wonderful air of understated elegance and Goan charm. 


Alila Diwa Goa

With a spectacular setting hidden amongst coconut groves and surrounded by rice paddies, the Alila Diwa exudes luxury, offering guests an ultimate Goan experience. 

The hotel itself depicts a magnificent Balinese style, and the elevated infinity pool makes the most of the fantastic panoramic views. The Alila Diwa has ample facilities with something for everyone, from a spa and yoga sessions through to cookery courses, a kids' club and even a small cinema. 

For those looking for the ultimate in luxury experiences, upgrade to the Diwa Club. With its own private hideaway, exclusive use of a second pool and Jacuzzi and a fine dining bistro, you're sure to find yourself completely relaxed. 

Above: Diwa Club Wing pool. 


Ahilya By The Sea

A small, luxury boutique hotel boasting just 10 unique guest rooms, you can rest assured that you'll achieve relaxation in no time during a holiday at Ahilya By The Sea. With an infinity pool overlooking a secluded section of Dolphin Bay and some excellent cuisine on option for holidaymakers, it's a superb base for a luxury holiday in Goa. There's a secondary ocean-facing pool too which is another glorious place to soak up the sunshine. 

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