The Taj Holiday Village promises a paradisiacal escape along the shores of one of Goa’s most attractive beaches.
What we love
The cottage-style rooms – scattered around the grounds giving you a real sense of space and privacy.
The hotel’s sought-after location – it enjoys a peaceful setting whilst still only being a short walk from the centre of Candolim village.
Good to know
- Take a stroll along the beach to sister hotel Taj Fort Aguada, where you can enjoy the hotel’s facilities at no extra charge, including the elevated swimming pool with stunning views along the bay.
A stunning coastal location
Blessed by a quiet beachfront location and set in expansive grounds, those staying at Taj Holiday Village will enjoy stunning vistas along the coast, with striking views across to Fort Aguada and the long crescent bay up to the distant Baga creek.
Built in an attractive, Goan-Portugeuse style, you’ll find colourful, colonial style cottages and villas with dark wood furnishings and Portuguese floor tiles scattered around the gardens, amidst luxuriant foliage and verdant lawns. They are comfortable and well equipped for holiday living, as well as beautifully decorated.
Spa rejuvenation and plenty of action and adventure
Achieving relaxation is an effortless task at the Taj Holiday Village. With features like the large free-form swimming pool where guests can enjoy a cooling sea breeze and glimpses of the Arabian Sea, or the prospect of a treatment at the wonderful Jiva Spa – the opportunity to relax is endless. The Jiva Spa offers a variety of treatments including aromatherapy and ancient Indian therapies whilst those looking to be more active can make the most of the tennis courts, yoga classes and extensive gym facilities.
You’ll have a great choice when it comes to cuisine too, with a range of authentic and international dishes served across the hotel’s three fantastic restaurants. From the delicious authentic Goan fare at the hotel’s signature restaurant, the Beach House, to the fragrant and exotic menu at the Thai Banyan-Tree, you’ll be sure to enjoy a wonderful culinary experience at the Taj Holiday Village.
Official local hotel rating: 5 star
Our Expert Opinion
"The Taj Holiday Village is an oasis of calm, just moments away from the heart of Candolim. Spend your days by the pool under the swaying palms, and your nights sampling delicious seafood in the nearby shacks."
- Carla Skeites, Reservations