No matter the time of the year, Goa is always a popular destination for everything ranging from a bachelorette to a weekend getaway. But because of that, your trips might start to feel a little repetitive and monotonous. Well, we have the solution for you! This time when you visit Goa, try staying in a boutique hotel. These smaller, more stylish alternatives to traditional hotels will not only elevate the experience of your trip but also enhance your Instagram game. Here are some options to get you started.
If you'd like to keep this a budget trip, here are a few gorgeous boutique hotels that you must check out.
Just a few steps from the famous Martin’s Corner, Martin’s Comfort is situated in the peaceful village of Betalbatim in South Goa. The Goan architecture and Portuguese aesthetic will give you a peek into the local lifestyle while keeping you away from the hustle-bustle of its more commercialised areas.
Price: Rs 1800 onwards
For reservations, call +91 0832 2880765
With just 25 rooms, The Tamarind is the perfect hotel for you to have a luxurious and laidback holiday. Its contemporary yet historic aesthetic goes well with the spirit of Goa. While located close to the St. Michael church, it’s surrounded by beaches and offers an alfresco dining space that has to be seen to be believed.
Price: Rs 3335 onwards
For reservations, call +91 9810804063
Surround yourself with stretches of greenery and white sandy beaches of Colva at Beleza by the Beach, which takes pride in preserving the beauty of Goa. You can treat yourself to a gourmet feast at their cafe and bar, or unwind at their picturesque spa and pool.
Price: Rs 3500 onwards
For reservations, call +91 0832 6623600 or 0832 6623601
An architectural delight, Casa Severina is a boutique retreat in Calangute with just 19 rooms. The individually-named rooms offer an intimate, relaxed atmosphere for you to unwind while enjoying the hospitality Goa is so famous for. Casa Severina, however, does not allow children below 12.
Price: Rs 3999 onwards
For reservations, call +91 9881715696 or +91 9552565697
If you wish to be transported to another era during your next Goa trip, Shanti Morada is the hotel for you. Its individually-themed rooms, with furniture that dates back to 300 years, surround a pool hidden among lush greens. The hotel takes pride in showcasing Indian art, tradition, and culture, and is located in the quaint village of Saligao.
Price: Rs 4200 onwards
For reservations, call +91 832 2278844/8888
With just seven rooms, all named after days of the week, Fort Tiracol is a charming former armed fortress with a view to die for. The Portuguese architecture, especially the 17th-century church that greets you right as you enter, will take you back to a time where people lived simpler, calmer lives.
Price: Rs 5916 onwards
For reservations, call +91 7720056799 or +91 7720056800
If you’re the kind of traveller that thrives on learning more about the culture and heritage of the place you’re visiting, then Panjim Inn is the place for you. It is a restored 130 -year-old family mansion, owned and managed by the original family. As a bonus, you can sample the finest local cuisine at their in-house restaurant, The Verandah Restaurant.
Price: Rs 6000 onwards
For reservations, call +91 8322221122
Want to go all out this time? Splurge at these luxurious properties in Goa!
Experience the authentic Goan village life in this boutique hotel that is run like a home. Siolim House is a 350-year-old Portuguese mansion that will instantly transport you to colonial times. It has been restored so thoughtfully that it was a finalist for the UNESCO Heritage Prize in 2001.
Price: Rs 6518 onwards
For reservations, call +91 9822 584560
Staying at Casa Vagator will ensure that you don’t miss out on any happening events while you’re in Goa since you’ll be at the destination for trance, deep house, and techno parties. Their restaurant is another huge selling point, as it’s located at the edge of the cliff and offers stunning views of the Arabian Sea and Ozran beach below.
Price: Rs 6789 onwards
For reservations, call +91 7030913923, +91 7030913933, +91 7030912856
Situated very close to Calangute and Candolim, two of Goa’s most popular and lively beaches, The Park has just 30 very stylish, modern white and purple rooms. Several Goa hotspots are just a stone's throw from the property, and it’s an extremely popular party destination.
Price: Rs 7499 onwards
For reservations, call 1800 102 7275
Surrounded by lush paddy fields, this extremely picturesque boutique hotel will remind you of all the best things about Bali. You can easily explore in and around South Goa if you stay here. If sustainability is important to you, as it should be, then you’d be happy to know that the resort aims to minimise its environmental impact and preserve indigenous ecosystems.
Price: Rs 8600 onwards
For reservations, call +91 832 274 6800
The sister property of the renowned Ahilya Fort in Central India, this boutique hotel is synonymous with luxury, yet their hospitality will make you feel like you’re staying at someone’s home. It’s located in Dolphin Bay, which makes it perfect for a quiet, peaceful getaway. Their two pools – sunrise infinity pool and sunset plunge pool – are a sight to behold. Their most extraordinary USP is that you will get to dine outdoors at a different spot every night.
Price: Rs 10,000 onwards
For reservations, call +91 11 41551575
Avanilaya Resort consists of three beautiful villas – Villa Padimunu, Villa Panchavatti and The Third Place – but they are located on 24 acres of unspoiled countryside. Situated in the village of Corjuem near Aldona, its flora and fauna and lush green surroundings make this an ideal luxe boutique resort.
Price: Rs 10,000 onwards
For reservations, call +91 77750 69988
This crimson, converted Portuguese villa is designed in such a way that you will leave all your worries at the door before you give in to its luxury and comfort. Relax and rejuvenate on the manicured lawns or dine by the waterfront at Café Amrapali, you’d be spoilt for choice here.
Price: Rs 10,000 onwards
For reservations, call +91 8329912172
Champakali is the pride of Old Goa, located within just a kilometre of several tourist and cultural sites. It has everything from an outdoor swimming pool to a library, and depending on your interest you can drown out the harsh city sounds and enjoy your vacation here.
Price: Rs 14,000 onwards
For reservations, call +91 7999555222