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Top 10 Family Resorts In Goa, India - Updated 2020

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Goa is a western Indian state that stretches along the coastline overlooking the Arabian Sea. It is an exotic and beautiful destination for a vacation, with its endless, gorgeous beaches. Popular beach destinations to note are Palolem, Calangute, Baga, the tiny fishing village of Agonda, and everything in between. The state was formerly a Portuguese colony, which can be seen from the tropical spice plantations in the area and the beautifully preserved churches from the 17th century. Aguada Fort and Chapora Fort also date from the Portuguese occupation and are worth a visit, as both locations offer beautiful sea views. This area has something for the whole family to enjoy - keep reading for a list of the top family resorts in Goa, India.

1. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa (from USD 147)

This luxurious family resort nestles along a private beach on the Arabian Sea. This accommodation is 2 mi (3 km) from Colva Beach and a 7.5-mi (12-km) drive from Madgaon City. Let the children have fun with the many activities on offer at the Children’s Activity Center while you enjoy a relaxing time at the Jiva Spa or play tennis on the property. A well-equipped fitness center is also available to guests, and golfing facilities are located close by. The kids can also enjoy a variety of board games, puzzles, and DVDs. The property has an outdoor pool, and certain guest rooms feature a private splash. All rooms have a balcony overlooking the sea, pool, or garden. Guests can enjoy a meal at the three restaurants in the resort, where a selection of Indian, Vietnamese, and international cuisine is on offer.


Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa

Address: Benaulim Beach
Price: from 147 USD

Business centre Library Breakfast in the room Babysitting/child services Pool/beach towels Mini golf Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

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2. Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort (from USD 87)

Dona Sylvia Beach Resort is surrounded by beautiful, landscaped gardens and is a five-minute stroll from Cavelossim Beach. This accommodation offers an outdoor pool, water sports facilities, tennis, and a fitness center. Children can enjoy a variety of outdoor play equipment and an indoor play area. A number of restaurants are available, including Sea Gull, a buffet restaurant serving international cuisine with a kid-friendly buffet, and Mama Mia, a grill restaurant.


Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort

Address: Cavelossim Beach

Outdoor pool (all year) Airport shuttle Soundproof rooms Contactless check-in/check-out Delivered food is securely covered Concierge service Smoke alarms Sauna

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3. ITC Grand Goa, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa (from USD 103)

Set within beautifully landscaped gardens and waving palm trees, and nestled on Arossim Beach, ITC Grand Goa Resort & Spa features a large, freeform outdoor pool with beautiful sea views and fun water slides. Parents can enjoy relaxing at Kaya Kalp - The Royal Spa, while the children have fun in the play zone area on the property. Your kids will have access to a variety of fun lessons, including arts and crafts, cooking, and pottery. They also have their own movie room. On-site restaurants offer a range of international, Italian, and Indian cuisine, as well as barbeque options.


ITC Grand Goa, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Address: 263C, Arossim Beach, Cansaulim
Price: from 103 USD

Laundry Private parking On-site parking Bar Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Pool bar Ironing service Security alarm

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4. Radisson Blu Resort, Goa (from USD 62)

Radisson Blue Resort is located on Cavelossim Beach and features a freeform, outdoor pool and a children’s pool. The Sohum Spa offers a range of massages, a steam room, a hot tub, and a sauna. Children can have fun at the children’s playground and kid’s club on-site. There is also a games room available for the older kids. Dining options in the resort include Lucio, serving Goan-Portuguese cuisine, and Greco, serving delicious Greek food. Light snacks and coffee can be enjoyed at Upper Deck coffee shop. Air-conditioned rooms have lawn, pool, or sea views and offer flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and kid’s networks.


Radisson Blu Resort, Goa

Address: Cavelossim Beach
Price: from 62 USD

Private parking Tour or class about local culture Physical distancing in dining areas Internet services Bike tours 24-hour security WiFi Bridal suite

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5. The Leela Goa (from USD 133)

The Leela Goa is steps away from Cavelossim Beach and set among beautiful lush gardens and freeform, outdoor pools. Guests can tee off on the 12-hole golf course or play a round of mini-golf with the kids. Children have access to their own playground, and bicycle rental is available for exploring the area. The on-site spa offers yoga lessons and Ayurvedic massage. Guests can enjoy a game of tennis or take pottery lessons. A variety of dining options range from a convenient buffet-style restaurant for the kids to traditional Indian and Italian cuisine. Guest rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a DVD player, and a CD player. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.


The Leela Goa

Address: Mobor
Price: from 133 USD

Family rooms Library Sauna Outdoor pool (all year) Concierge service Fishing Smoke alarms Airport shuttle (additional charge)

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6. Caravela Beach Resort (from USD 687)

Caravela Beach Resort is nestled on Varca Beach in Goa. The resort offers a nine-hole golf course, beautiful views over the Arabian Sea and an outdoor pool. Yoga lessons by a grandmaster are available on the beach. The property features a fitness center, tennis court, and table tennis. The resort’s animation team offers many fun activities for children and adults each day, and there is a children’s playground available. Adults can enjoy an evening at the on-site disco, dancing the night away, while babysitters look after the little ones. Four dining and bar opportunities are available, including the popular Beach Shack and the swim-up pool bar. Guest rooms feature private balconies with sea, pool, or garden views and offer free Wi-Fi.


Caravela Beach Resort

Address: Varca Beach, Salcete, Goa 403 721, INDIA
Price: from 687 USD

Snorkelling Diving Process in place to check health of guests Pool/beach towels Live music/performance Water sport facilities (on site) Tour desk Shallow end

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7. Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Goa (from USD 86)

Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Goa is located at Uttorda Beach, with Colva Beach a 3.7-mi (6-km) drive away and Benaulim Beach is 5 mi (8 km) away. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool, fitness center, and spa facilities. The whole family can enjoy regular movie nights. Children can have fun at the kid’s club and indoor play area, and parents can try out their voices at karaoke nights. Dining is available at Fame, an on-site restaurant that serves international cuisine. A coffee shop is also available on the property. Guest rooms feature air conditioning and a balcony with views. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the resort.


Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Goa

Address: 30/3 Acsona Waddo, Utorda Beach, Salcete, Goa
Price: from 86 USD

Barber/beauty shop Physical distancing rules followed Beachfront Babysitting/child services Shared lounge/TV area Walking tours Shoeshine Books, DVDs, music for children

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8. The Zuri White Sands, Goa Resort & Casino (from USD 89)

The Zuri White Sands Resort and Casino sits along Varca Beach, with Colva Beach and Benalium Beach both a 20-minute drive away. The large, lagoon swimming pool features a swim-up bar and waterfall, and children have access to their own pool. The resort’s fitness center has a sauna and hot tub, and the spa offers a variety of massage services. Badminton courts are also available on-site. There are a number of eateries offering Goan, Pan Asian, and international cuisines. A number of beach restaurants are within walking distance from the property. A variety of spacious family rooms have 32" flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, a minibar, and coffee and tea making facilities.


The Zuri White Sands, Goa Resort & Casino

Address: Pedda Varca, Salcete Goa - 403 721, India

Tour desk Luggage storage Garden Non-smoking rooms Fitness centre Lift Swimming pool Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed

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9. Chalston Beach Resort (from USD 50)

Chalston Beach Resort is spread along the beautiful, golden sands of Calangute Beach, and it is a short walk to Baga Beach with its white sand. Both beaches offer a variety of water sports and fun. The property features an outdoor pool, a fun children’s playground, and a garden. Table tennis and billiards are available in the games room. Dining is available at the on-site restaurant that serves a variety of Italian, Indian, Chinese, and Goan specialties. This accommodation features comfortable family rooms and a garden cottage with flat-screen TVs and cable channels, a comfortable seating area, and a refrigerator. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.


Chalston Beach Resort

Address: Khobra Vaddo, Calangute, Goa
Price: from 50 USD

First aid kit available Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed 24-hour front desk Bike tours Table tennis Restaurant Pool/beach towels Outdoor pool

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10. Resort Palmeiras Dourado

Resort Palmeiras Dourado in Cansaulim offers an outdoor pool and a kids’ pool. It is surrounded by a beautiful garden and offers barbeque facilities. Children have access to outdoor play equipment on the property. Dining is available at the restaurant, and there is a bar for evening drinks and relaxation. Most rooms feature an extra-large double bed and a futon suitable for one child. However, the suite with a balcony can accommodate five people, as it has two bedrooms and a sofa bed. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout, and guests can enjoy a continental breakfast each morning.

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The family vacation of a lifetime in Goa, India

Take the whole family to visit this beautiful and bohemian region of India, with its gorgeous beaches and delicious local cuisine. Make the best of the beach while staying in true luxury and style at one of these top family resorts in Goa, India.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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