Top 10 Family Resorts In Goa, India - Updated 2021

family resorts in goa

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 115)

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 115 USD

ATM/cash machine on site Children's playground Car hire Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Gift shop Babysitting/child services Safety deposit box Trouser press

2. Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort (from USD 245)

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
Price: from 245 USD

Process in place to check health of guests Pool with view BBQ facilities Fitness centre Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Express check-in/check-out Room service

3. ITC Grand Goa, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa (from USD 104)

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, Goa

Address: 263C, Arossim Beach, Cansaulim
Price: from 104 USD

Allergy-free room Trouser press Invoice provided Special diet menus (on request) Babysitting/child services Games room Internet services Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

4. Radisson Blu Resort, Goa (from USD 74)

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 74 USD

Concierge service Physical distancing rules followed Dry cleaning Room service Process in place to check health of guests Safety deposit box Car hire Lockers

5. The Leela Goa (from USD 108)

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 108 USD

Contactless check-in/check-out Swimming pool Fire extinguishers Parking Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized 24-hour front desk Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

6. Caravela Beach Resort (from USD 111)

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 111 USD

Airport shuttle (additional charge) Fax/photocopying Pool bar Cashless payment available Kids' club 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Cooking class

7. Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Goa (from USD 81)

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 81 USD

Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Concierge service Snack bar Live music/performance Airport shuttle (additional charge) Breakfast in the room Live sport events (broadcast) Pool bar

8. The Zuri White Sands, Goa Resort & Casino (from USD 98)

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
Price: from 98 USD

Laundry Table tennis On-site parking Bar Meeting/banquet facilities Cashless payment available Internet services All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized

9. Chalston Beach Resort (from USD 58)

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 58 USD

Bike tours Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Airport shuttle Contactless check-in/check-out Table tennis Parking Billiards Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas

10. Resort Palmeiras Dourado (from USD 27)

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.

Resort Palmeiras Dourado

Address: 258/2, Primeiro Vaddo Velsao, P.O. Cansaulim, South Goa, Goa
Price: from 27 USD

Air conditioning Bar Parking Swimming pool 24-hour front desk Room service Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

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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