A relaxed and laid-back atmosphere, moderate climate and a unique blend of two cultures makes Goa a hot-spot holiday destination. In a span of 63 miles Goa delights with its natural beauty and friendly residents. This popular holiday destination has several resorts to cater to all tastes and budgets.
Goa Resorts – Choose from Forts to Village Resorts
On the long western coast of India nestles Goa, a small narrow state containing within its boundaries an entire gamut of beautiful beaches, lush forests, highlands and a unique culture. Before choosing Goa resorts it would help to know more about this most popular holiday destination.Whether travelling from the east to west or from north to south Goa both the topography and the culture of the place changes, in some cases quite drastically. The east is hilly and more wooded; the west is a long chain of beaches interspersed with headlands and river mouths. Northern Goa is more popular with tourists, has more budget resorts and a livelier night life; south Goa is comparatively quieter with luxurious resorts and a 19-odd miles long unbroken stretch of sandy beach.Goa resorts offer a wide range of experiences with spa, hermitage, city, ayurvedic massages, beach huts, boutiques, fort, budget, independent villas to village environments.
Goa Resort Packages – Luxury with Discounts
Goa resort packages, especially the mid-range to the high-end resorts, usually include airport pick-up and drop, a mocktail on arrival, half-day sightseeing, discounts on beverages during ‘happy hours’, air-conditioned rooms, use of facilities such as the swimming pool, tennis courts and gymnasium, and a complimentary drop to the nearest city.Winter in Goa is mild and is the best weather to visit. Mid-Dec to mid-Jan is the peak tourist season, even in this span the Christmas and New Year week is most hard-pressed to get any accommodation in Goa. The rainy season, June-September, is the other attraction. Goa is beautiful in this season, though most of the time will have to be spent indoors and the beaches are out-of-bounds. The best deals on Goa Resort Packages are offered now.
Goa Beach Resorts – Location Specific Experiences
Depending on their location, Goa Beach Resorts offer different experiences. The Tiracol and Aguada forts are the locations for two luxury properties; Leela Kempinski has the rare privilege of nestling between two water fronts: a river bank and the beach; Bogmalo Beach Resort is in a cove and shares its beach with the local village residents; technically Cidade de Goa and the Marriot are on river beaches but the rivers meet the sea just a few metres away.