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10 Best Locations For Destination Wedding In Goa, India

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Caroline
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The beautiful Goa is an Indian state located on the Western coast of the country, about 370 miles (600 kilometers) south of Mumbai. Embracing the Arabian Sea, Goa is known for its white sand beaches, its highly diverse fauna and flora, and its bustling nightlife. Being previously a Portuguese colony, the region is also known for its fascinating mix of Western and Asian culture, with unique World Heritage listed architecture. Goa’s midpoint of culture and entertainment makes it an awesome place to plan you destination wedding. You will enjoy the best romantic beaches, discover Indian culture, and have the best amenities for comfort and entertainment with our list of the best locations for a destination wedding in Goa.

1. Mobor Beach (from USD 122)

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Mobor Beach is a small coastal town and is one of the quiet beaches of Goa. The beach is prized for its cleanliness and for the many amenities you will find on site, with several quaint places to eat, and many water sports available to those wanting to enjoy its warm blue waters. The accommodation we’re recommending is a luxurious resort, which has been praised by past visitors for the quality of service and the wonderful environment of it. You will love this resort for the lush gardens, gorgeous pools, spa and entertainment facilities, and much more to make your wedding in Mobor Beach as romantic and stress-free as possible.


The Leela Goa

Address: Mobor
Price: from 122 USD

Internet services Process in place to check health of guests Live music/performance First aid kit available Facilities for disabled guests Swimming pool Fire extinguishers Currency exchange

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2. Mandrem Beach (from USD 30)

Mandrem Beach - Goa, India - panoramio
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Mandrem Beach is a an isolated, clean, and laid back beach that is home to many resorts, quiet cafés, small boutiques, and yoga centers. Mandrem Beach is perfect for those looking to have a relaxed yet high-end ambiance at their destination wedding. The accommodation we’re recommending is a wonderful seaside resort with a tropical rustic vibe and many beauty and relaxation services (such as hair, massages, nails, yoga classes, etc.) while still staying quite affordable for you and your guests.


Riva Beach Resort

Address: Mandrem Beach, Junaswada
Price: from 30 USD

Safety deposit box Spa and wellness centre Mobile app for room service Airport shuttle Free parking Airport shuttle (additional charge) Lockers Sauna

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3. Canacona (from USD 85)

Palolem Beach
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Canacona is a city with several beaches and activities in its vicinity. For example, you can find Patnem beach, a quiet spot for yoga lovers or people looking to discover the practice. You can also find Paololem Beach, a popular place with various water sports. In any case, all these beaches have a casual and relaxing vibe and the city of Canacona itself is a quaint town with attractions such as its fish market where you can enjoy fresh seafood. For your trip to Canacona, we recommend you stay at LaLit Golf & Spa resort with its luxurious and classic atmosphere and its intricate gardens.


The LaLiT Golf & Spa Resort Goa

Address: Rajbaga

Air conditioning Airport shuttle Physical distancing in dining areas Swimming pool Babysitting/child services Ironing service Snack bar Restaurant

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4. Panaji (from USD 51)

Fort Aguada, Panaji, Goa
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Panaji is Goa’s capital and one of its largest towns but still remains quiet and authentic. In this wonderful town, you will find the best of Goa’s melting pot of Portuguese and Indian influences with beautiful architecture mixed with India’s lush nature. Panaji can offer a romantic and entertaining destination for your wedding with access to incredible culture and history with its churches and temples, great beaches, and entertainment with its casino. The hotel we’re recommending is a modern and luxurious one and it even has a banquet facilities for your reception.


Vivanta Goa, Panaji

Address: Off D. B. Bandodkar Road
Price: from 51 USD

Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Rooftop pool Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Ticket service On-site parking Free WiFi Meeting/banquet facilities Delivered food is securely covered

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5. Utorda (from USD 75)

Utorda Beach, Goa
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Often considered one of the best ones in the region, Utorda is a small yet idyllic beach in Goa, perfect to swim in and relax. The local town and its fishermen are as welcoming and there are various shacks and hotels scattered on the beach. If you choose Utorda for your destination wedding, you will find friendly smiles and top-tier comfort. The accommodation we’re recommending is a high-end beach resort with a casual vibe, featuring spa and wellness facilities as well as banquet facilities.


Kenilworth Resort & SPA,Goa

Address: Utorda, Salcete
Price: from 75 USD

Safety deposit box Parking All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Valet parking Bridal suite 24-hour front desk Snack bar Car hire

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6. Varca (from USD 86)

... Varca Beach
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Varca beach is a very quiet and isolated beach with few people and vendors in its vicinity. The beach is large, comfortable, and employs life guards for enhanced security. You will love the sight of the many wooden boats and the pure peace of this quiet beach. The Zuri White Sands is a wonderful luxurious and romantic seaside resort. The premises are large but feel very intimate and its amenities will make your wedding stress-free and memorable.


The Zuri White Sands, Goa Resort & Casino

Address: Pedda Varca, Salcete Goa - 403 721, India
Price: from 86 USD

WiFi available in all areas Non-smoking rooms WiFi Free parking Family rooms Ironing service Shoeshine Fax/photocopying

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7. Miramar Beach (from USD 81)

Sunset from the Miramar Beach in Goa, India
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Miramar is the beach area near Goa’s capital, Panaji. It is one of the more lively beaches of Goa with more amenities like more shacks and facilities that will rent you deck chairs. By staying in Miramar, you will also have easy access to the bigger city of Panaji. The beach is fun and family-friendly and every year it hosts the International Kite Festival of Goa. The accommodation we’re recommending is a Western-style beach resort with amazing banquet facilities overlooking the sea on a lush patch of grass and with a plethora of beauty and wellness services.


Goa Marriott Resort & Spa

Address: Miramar Beach, PO Box No.64
Price: from 81 USD

Sun terrace Air conditioning Fire extinguishers Fitness centre Swimming pool WiFi available in all areas Spa and wellness centre Face masks for guests available

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8. Candolim (from USD 89)

Candolim beach
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Candolim is a relatively quiet beach of Goa, with plenty of amenities and luxury resorts for your comfort and peace of mind. From Candolim, you can also enjoy many water sports on the seafront, shops on the town’s main street, lush nature on the beach, and a bit of history with its strong Portuguese heritage. The Novotel we’re recommending is a Western-style resort minutes from the beach. Past travelers praised how spotless clean it was and how friendly and professional the staff was. This resort, adorned with tropical nature everywhere, has plenty of beauty and wellness services, as well as top-notch entertainment and food facilities.


Novotel Goa Resort & Spa

Address: Pinto Waddo, Candolim, Bardez
Price: from 89 USD

Hammam Physical distancing rules followed Trouser press Safety deposit box Tour or class about local culture VIP room facilities Gift shop Designated smoking area

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9. Arpora (from USD 74)

Ingo's Saturday Nite Market, Arpora - Goa
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Arpora (or Chapora) is a town in Goa known for its lively beaches and for its famous night market in fall and winter. The town also has a wonderful temple as well as a waterparks to visit. It is also close to a large casino. Additionally, Arpora is right next to great beaches such as Anju or Baga, or the quieter one, Arpora beach. The Resort Rio is a luxury resort close to many cultural spots and also near the beach. Thus it offers an amazing environment, as well as banquet facilities, for your wedding.


Resort Rio

Address: Tambudki
Price: from 74 USD

Luggage storage Shuttle service (additional charge) Swimming pool Lift Garden Free WiFi Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Trouser press

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10. Bambolim (from USD 211)

Bambolim beach
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Bambolim is another coastal town with pristine white beaches, and remains among some of the quieter spots in Goa. Bambolim is a perfect place to relax and enjoy nearby nature and if you’re looking to experience some other activities, you can head to the nearby town of Panaji to either visit the historical neighborhoods or have some gambling fun with your wedding guests at the Casino. We recommend that you stay at the Grand Hyatt Goa, a beautiful seaside hotel with a romantic setting, breathtaking architecture, luxurious vibe, and plenty of amenities.


Grand Hyatt Goa

Address: P.O.Goa University

Delivered food is securely covered Access to health care professionals Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Cooking class Free parking Contactless check-in/check-out Outdoor pool (all year)

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Romantic beaches in Goa

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Goa has numerous spots for a romantic destination wedding on idyllic beaches. You can be close to culture, nature, and enjoy the comfort of luxurious hotels that are still quite affordable. So for your destination wedding, follow our guide and enjoy the best Goa has to offer!

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