Goa, the beautiful coastal state in southwest India, is one of the most tourist-friendly places in India. Nicknamed the “Rome of the East”, Goa boasts immense natural beauty and colourful history. Previously a Portuguese colony, it was at the forefront of the Indo-Europian spice trade for more than a century. Modern-day Goa tourism accounts for more than 9% of the Indian Tourism Industry. Visited by 10 million+ people annually.
North Goa is by far the most visited part of the beautiful state. Filled with more than 20 beaches, pristine forts belonging to the colonial era, and the famous Bom Jesus Basilica. So, if you are one of those 10 million people who are planning to visit Goa during your next vacation. Here is a list of the 7 best 5-Star hotels in Goa North, where you can stay.
Vivanta Goa, Panaji
Located near the city centre of the state capital. Vivanta is a modern, luxurious, and picturesque hotel that provides celebrity-like treatment with world-class services to all its visitors. Filled with best-in-class designer furnishings, Central Air conditioning and a pet-friendly environment, Vivanta Goa is a top pick for locals and tourists alike. The rooms in Vivanta are quite spacious, providing a beautiful view of the Mandovi River and Altinho Hills. Other prominent features of this hotel include a rooftop pool, a 24-hour gym with a complimentary spa that specialises in acupuncture and stone therapy, High-speed free wifi, a 24-hour business centre providing laptop and other mobile device rentals, a multi-cuisine buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, along with an open cocktails bar.
Le Meridien Goa, Calangute
Situated 801m from the Calangute coastline, Le Méridien is another top stop for visitors. This hotel is a prime specimen of modern architecture and luxury. Le Méridien provides large spacious rooms with single or multi-bed options, a minibar, private bathrooms, and Central Air Conditioning facilities. The hotel also boasts a one-of-a-kind Whisky bar called Jazz & Grills. Other notable features of Le Méridien include 24-hour front desk support, a 24-hour gym and yoga centre, a family kids club, a spacious community hall, a games room and a terrace capturing the fascinating views of the city.
Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa
Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa is located in the Candolim plaza, one of the most popular landmarks of North Goa. Hyatt Centric Candolim boasts spacious, well-furnished rooms with a classy retro look. The hotel offers best-in-class catering services, 24-hour front desk backup, a giant pool with jacuzzi, a landscaped garden, a 360-degree view from the terrace to enjoy an unobstructed view of the Hills, Hyatt Centric Candolim provides 24*7 travel assurance and car rentals. The Hyatt turns out to be one of the best hotels in Goa, with in-house facilities like an open bar, and a one-of-a-kind international bread and salad bar.
Grand Hyatt Goa
At number four comes another Hyatt establishment, The Grand Hyatt. The place is equipped with a variety of all world-class facilities, besides offering the sweeping views of Bambolin Bay. Grand Hyatt Goa welcomes guests with a grand garden dotted with palm and other flowering plants spread over 28 acres of lush greenery, both outdoor and indoor pool, a Spa with sauna facilities, a multi-purpose Gym, a Capiz Bar, and a pool bar & grill.
Radisson Goa Candolim
Rated as one of the best hotels in Goa by major travel websites. The Radisson Goa is a great option for visitors who want to spend quality time. It provides clean spacious rooms with single and multi-bed options, an in-room minibar, and a lavish personal bathroom with various grooming products. Other notable features of Radisson Goa include a multi-cuisine restaurant, swimming pool, and high-speed Wifi. The hotel offers 24*7 sightseeing facilities so tourists can enjoy locations like Aguada Fort, Night Market, and Mapusa Bus terminal.
The Fern Kadamba Hotel And Spa
Located in the Benaulim region of North Goa. The Fern Kadamba Hotel And Spa is another great option for tourists who wants to enjoy a quality stay. The property provides great rooms with an excellent sanitation facility and 24-hour service backup. The Fern Kadamba Hotel And Spa have an outdoor pool, a fairly large garden dotted with 28 rose plants, a multi-cuisine restaurant, besides a tennis and squash court.
The Postcard Velha
We have saved the best hotel in Goa for the last. This beautiful gem of an establishment is located on top of a hillock in Nossa Senhora de Monte. Postcard Velha sits on a 300-acre Champakali Estate filled with lush greenery and the splendid natural beauty of the Mandovi River Delta. The Postcard Velha offers a host of attractions like cycling, trekking, sightseeing, yoga and fishing that can be enjoyed in and around as per convenience. Each room here comes with a private swing and balcony. Other notable facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, Hi-speed Wifi, a restaurant serving artisanal food, and a bar.
Here were the top 7 best 5-star hotels in North Goa, make sure to check them out on your next Goa trip. And always look out for seasonal offers available on various travel websites to find the perfect hotel of your choice.