Goa, with its beautiful beaches, is probably the most popular destination in India among foreign tourists. Goa lies on the Arabian Sea Coastline, a part of the Konkan Region. The many beaches in Goa are its major attractions, and hotels generally integrate a view of the coastline or the beaches as a part of the package.
InterContinental the Lalit Goa Resort
Located near Palolem Beach, this hotel is set amidst 86 acres of land. Built in the Baroque Portuguese style, this luxury Hotel is surrounded by the Sahyadri Range.
The hotel has 255 Rooms which include 138 Sea View and Garden View Suites, 14 Luxury Suites and three Presidential Suites. This is an ideal place where tourists can spend their Goa holidays.
Sea View and Garden View Suites
These air-conditioned rooms, with an area of 605 sq ft, are offered in both smoking and non-smoking categories. While the Sea View rooms offer a spectacular view of the Arabian Sea, the Garden View rooms offer an equally beautiful view of the landscaped gardens and swimming pool.
These 874 sq ft suites offer a lovely view of the Arabian Sea and the swimming pool. These suites have a king size bed, a balcony/sit out, a separate dining room and a powder room.
The Presidential Suites
These 2428 sq ft suites offer a beautiful view of the Arabian Sea. They have a master bedroom, and a guest bedroom, bathrooms with hot Jacuzzi and shower cubicles, a living room with bar, a dining room and kitchenette.
Restaurant and Bar
Strocco – This restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine
Corta – Goan Cuisine in this restaurant is quite popular
Canacona – This is a multi-cuisine restaurant that provides delectable dishes
SeaBQ – A Barbeque offering sea food.
The hotel has two bars, Gazebo and Veri Feni.
The hotel houses a casino and a business center, and provides concierge services. You can also visit the gift shop, kids’ corner and check out the sports facilities that include two lawn tennis courts, two squash courts and table tennis facilities. During the months from October to May, the hotel offers water sports activities including jet-skiing, water-skiing, and parasailing.
Leela Palace, Goa
The luxurious Leela Palace is located near Mobor Beach. Spread over 75 acres of land, with lush green gardens and beautiful lagoons, there are a total of 157 rooms in this hotel.
These are centrally air conditioned rooms with garden entrances and private balconies opening out to the beautiful lagoon.
These are spacious air-conditioned rooms with a single bedroom. Two marbled bathrooms with shower and sunken bathtubs will be present and each room has a balcony overlooking the lagoon.
Luxury Deluxe Suites
These are luxurious suites with a bedroom, living room and two marble floored bathrooms with showers and sunken bathtubs. Each suite has a balcony with a view of the lagoon.
These lavishly furnished rooms offer a view of the scenic golf course and the ocean. These suites have a master bedroom and a guest bedroom. They also feature a plunge pool.
This suite is situated on the oceanfront and has a master bedroom and two smaller bedrooms, a living room and a dining room. This room also features a plunge pool, Jacuzzi and a garden shower.
All rooms will be equipped with cable TV sets with all news channels, CD Players, Video Cassette Players, hair dryers, in-room safety vaults, fully stocked bars and refrigerators, and toiletries. Housekeeping services will be provided twice daily, and a newspaper and fruit basket will also be provided.
The hotel has a swimming pool, a spa and a fitness center. You can also check out the nine-hole executive golf course, water-sports facilities, tennis court, gaming club, and jogging track.
Restaurant and Bar
The Café – Multi-cuisine restaurant, popular for Chinese delicacies.
The Riverside – Offers exquisite Italian cuisine.
The Jamavar – Offers traditional Indian cuisine.
Susegado – Seafood cooked in Tandoor style.
The Yali Lounge – Serves refreshments throughout the day.
Bangalore to Goa
Goa lies at a distance of 567 km from Bangalore, which can roughly take a nine hour drive. There are several flights from Bangalore to Goa – Air India, Kingfisher, Jet Airways, and Indigo provides regular services. Several private buses ply between Bangalore and Goa each day, including luxury Volvo buses. The Yashwanthpur Vasco Da Gama Express and the Madras Vasco Da Gama Express both stop at the Bangalore Yashwanthpur Junction.