A stellar combination of beautiful beaches, bars, discotheques, and unique cuisine makes the state of Goa one of India’s top tourist destinations. It is especially a major draw among those who want to experience its all-day party atmosphere and nightlife. The small state along the western coast of India was once a Portuguese colony. Since its annexation in 1961, it has attracted hordes of tourists from India and abroad. The state has everything from ancient rock engravings to beaches with striking white sand and hundreds of historical buildings, while cultural highlights include local festivals of several religions and colorful carnivals. Whether you are choosing to visit the top tourist attractions in Goa or go off the beaten path, the state has much to offer. By picking a vacation rental you can ensure that your holiday is unique and does not burn a hole in your pocket. Check out our list of the best holiday homes in Goa, India.
Located alongside Majorda village that is full of lush fields and trees, this studio apartment is one of three and can accommodate two guests. The apartment lies within an area that is bounded by a wall for security purposes and has access to a shared veranda which is adjacent to a pool. The fully furnished apartment has ceiling fans and air conditioning which keep the interior cool. Basic necessities such as utensils are included. Chairs and sun loungers are provided in the exterior area. There is ample space to relax and watch nature. The beach is also nearby.
Fern Whisper at Fernlodge.1of 3 Studios and The Healing Hut
Top guest reviewsthe pool was big enough for a dip and lovely to sit around and relaxthe garden and pool are kept to an excellent standard and are just beautifulfor us majorda was the perfect choice the beaches are lovely and clean and not too touristyif the cleanliness of the property is your main concern then you would enjoy staying hereRead more reviews
Host:if its by the warmth and hospitality of your hosts you wouldn't go anywhere elseyvonne and norris were excellent hosts and their homestay was first class in all respects
This apartment provides guests with good views of the surrounding areas and can accommodate up to six people. Located in Benaulim, the apartment complex has a garden around it and guests can also access the pool. Stylish sycamore furniture give the living space a contemporary vibe. The air-conditioned apartment’s amenities include a television, Wi-Fi, and a fully equipped kitchen with stove, microwave, and water purifier. The famous Benaulim Beach is nearby.
Contemporary Luxury Apartment, with WiFi, Pool Near Fabulous BeachBenaulim, GA, IN
Top guest reviewssaffron nest has all amenities needed for a comfortable staythe apartment is beautifully light and airy with great viewsi would recommend the apartment for couples and families; if the pool was fully functioningsaffron nest is a beautifully appointed apartment ideally located within easy walk of all amenities; beach shops bars/restaurants etcit is well furnished and comfortable with a well equipped kitchenit was kept very very cleanloved this apartment clean modern and well equipped couldn't ask for morethe apartment is as it is in the pictures lovely and clean light and airythe apartment is clean safe and light with wonderful views
Host:thank you owners and staffkudos to the ownersshaff is also a great host and very responsive to any queriesit shows caring owners and they are also attentive hostskala and shaff were extremely helpful prior to our stayRead more reviewshowever it is centrally located between the beach and the village with easy walks to botheasy access to beach and loads of good eating places made it an ideal locationthe apartment itself is located in a secured and quite locationabsolutely love benaulim and the apartment was in a great location close to a good selection of restaurantsthe apartment is in a perfect location for the beach town and numerous shops and restaurants
This home near Cavellosim village in Goa affords guests striking views of the river Sal. It has four bedrooms, accommodates up to eight guests and is located within a gated area. Guests get access to the pool and surrounding areas available to residents. They can relax in a veranda that has a stellar glimpse of life along the river. A beach is about a 10-minute walk away and there are bars and restaurants around the area. Amenities provided to guests include wireless internet connection and a kitchen equipped with stove, microwave, refrigerator, and dishes for cooking.
A Beautiful Riverside Villa - a home from home
Top guest reviewsthe villa at luisa by the sea cavelissom is a very comfortable house with beautiful views of the riverthe house is very spacious and very clean
Host:jeremy the owner very easy to contact and happy to answer any questions we hadthe owner responds promptly to emails and was helpful before our tripthe owners are thoughtful and caring people and do everything to ensure a wonderful visitfiona the housekeeper is very helpfulRead more reviewsit is spacious comfortable and well equipped and in a delightful riverside locationour most relaxing holiday ever made possible by this well located and very comfortable homewhat a fabulous place to stay for the last part of our long trip
Guests who stay in this luxurious penthouse get to experience a wide range of amenities including free parking and a kitchen area equipped with a stove and microwave. The penthouse can accommodate up to six guests in its three bedrooms. Modern style abounds in the apartment which is located near the Candolim main road and provides a good view of the Nerul River. The plunge pool will allow guests to relax in privacy.
Luxury Dream Penthouse With a Private Plunge PoolCandolim, Goa, India
Top guest reviewsthe private pool was our favorite and god knows how many hours we spent in therethe pool is beautiful and privateclean as in picturevery good and sparkling clean placeit was particularly cleanthe pool was cleanbeautiful place very neat and clean
Host:amazing host and great propertythe host is great with prompt responsesthe staff is extremely courteousthe caretaker was very helpfulall the staff from the security guard to property manager to the cleaners were friendly and very professionalRead more reviewsthe location of the place is also pretty ideal and is hardly 10 mins from the beachgreat place to stay in location is great beautiful propertythe location a bit out of the main tourist areas but very quiet and peacefulthe location and the apartment both were amazing and for a great valuedefinitely worth your penny is close to candolim baga area yet far way to give you peace
This apartment boasts striking modern décor and is located in Nerul which is about 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) from the Coco Beach area. Guests staying in the apartment can quickly access Candolim beach which is 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) away. The apartment has two bedrooms and it can accommodate up to three guests. Common areas include a pool and parking facilities. The kitchen is well-equipped for cooking light meals.
THE WHITE WONDER | Near Candolim-By Homestay DaDDyNerul, Goa, India
Top guest reviewsbeautiful apartment- well furnished and has everything you needthe kitchen is fully equipped incase you would like to make your own breakfastamazing place clean and beautiful decorthe swimming pool area was extremely clean and prettythe bathroom and bedroom is so cleanplace was very stylish and cleantreat for me and my family neat and clean swimming pool to spent time and relax
Host:great hosts and lovely propertybut it's maintenance and support staff don't really match up to itit was a great experience and hosts were also very adequate and helpfulit’s a amazing place the property owners are amazingit may be because the support staff is managing a lot of places at a timeRead more reviewslocation was good tooits a beautiful house at a great locationnothing bad with the apartment just the location is unusual for familiesi recommend this place a must visit in north goai recommend this place to everyone
This is a serviced apartment that is located in Siolim which about 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) from Mapusa. Guests can take advantage of the prime location of the apartment to quickly access famous beaches such as Anjuna and Vagator. Various high-end restaurants are nearby along with other shops. There is space for three guests in the apartment. Art inspired by work done by Pollock abounds in the space which also has good views of the surrounding forest. Amenities provided for guests include a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, television, gaming console, and free parking.
Abstract Suite, Art Themed Apt with Forest View & SwingSiolim, Goa, India
Top guest reviewsthe view from the room is picturesquecell reception a bit poor(airtel) but great wi-fi on the premisesthe place is wonderfully decorated and has all the amenities you would need for a comfortable staythe room itself is comfortable sunny and equipped with everything one would need for a comfortable staythe suite is very comfortable and looks exactly like the picturesthe room was very clean and very comfortablethe apartment was really well appointed clean and very spaciousoverall clean quiet spacious and privatevery clean and absolutely the way it looks in the profilerooms are beautiful and sparkling clean
Host:great hospitality from the hostshosts were very thoughtfullovely place lovelier hoststhe host was really helpful and thoughtfulthe staff was very accommodating helpful and diligentRead more reviewsaway from the hustle and still the location works perfectlyamazing place very well locatedit’s at an ideal location in siolim close to all good attractions in goaclose to some great food jointsbeautiful and quiet place away from the city hustle
This vacation home has two bedrooms and accommodates up to six guests. Designed as per modern standards, it has furniture that is made from old jeans and pallets. The eco-friendly home occupies a prime spot near Vagator and guests can easily walk to the beach, local markets, clubs, and other areas of interest. Private parking is available for guests to use and amenities include Wi-Fi, dining space, and a fully equipped kitchen with stove and microwave.
VILLA HILLVIEW(2bhk)Vagator, Goa, India
Top guest reviewsactually i have been fan of this villathe house is super comfortable with all the amenities (hot water microwave kettle gas utensils)basics:- space is cozy and comfortablewe had a comfortable stayand special thanks to bhutan for the yummy breakfast every dayvery clean and neat villait's safe clean and comfortablethe place was clean and equippedthe villa was clean and beautiful- the villa was sparkling clean comparable to a 5-star hotel
Host:the owner and other staff served their best from their endthe hosts were lovely thoughtful and utterly helpfulthe host was very friendly and super helpfulwe want to thank the hosts for their hospitalitythe host is super helpful with local tipsRead more reviewslocation is also goodbest location near vegator beachthe location is also pretty good - 10 mins away from anjuna vagator- the location is perfect if you need privacy while being close to hip placesgreat location quiet yet close to the some great eateries and beaches
This apartment is located in Siolim and is a short distance away from the major beaches in the northern part of the state including Morjim, Arambol, and Anjuna. Two beds are available for guests to use and the apartment accommodates up to two guests. The home awards a sweeping view of the surrounding gardens and trees. Guests can access a swimming pool that is within the gated estate. Amenities provided to guests include a kitchenette water purifier, electric kettle, refrigerator, and utensils for cooking.
GOAN [email protected] NORTH GOA, LUXURY CONDOSiolim, Goa, India
Top guest reviewssuper view of nature and the swimming pool from the balconythe view from the apartment is amazingthe view from this apartment is absolutely amazinglovely apartment with lovely views and poolthe interior design of the apartment was ecstatica gem of a place sparkling clean and feels luxuriousthe pool area was nice and clean as wellthe area is wonderful- clean and safethe house was very clean and the place was perfect for four peopleamazing apartment - very stylish convenient and clean
Host:host: the host was helpfulcheers to the hoststhe host is very thoughtful and kindthe host was very friendly and we enjoyed our staythe hosts are very helpful and friendlyRead more reviewsperfectly placed at a peaceful location and at a good travelling distance from many major attractionsamazing location as well - peaceful and quietthis is an ideal place for one to stayif location is not an issue camorc's place is highly recommend since it offers many things what others don'tgood place at good price choose if you want peaceful environment
This apartment, which is about 30 minutes away from the airport, provides guests with a beautiful view of the surrounding fields of paddy and palm trees. It can accommodate up to five guests, a large main balcony, and a terrace. The famous Benaulim Beach is about 10 minutes away when traveling by road and there are several restaurants for guests to try nearby. The amenities provided to guests in the apartment include a fully equipped kitchen with oven, refrigerator, and microwave.
Quiet Luxury Apartment & Roof Terrace in Residential Area - NOT in Noisy Complex
Top guest reviewsit is very spacious comfortable and is equipped with air conditioning
Host:the hosts in benaulim who live on the ground floor could not have been more helpful and friendlysoft sand a warm sea friendly service of good food and drink whilst watching the sun go downsandra & her son william who live directly below are delightful people & very helpfulRead more reviewsit was a great location between colva and benaulim beaches
This holiday home is located in Colva, a village in the South Goa area and is part of a luxury gated development. Around the home, a tropical garden abounds and guests can use a shared swimming pool. The home has four bedrooms and accommodates up to eight guests. In the vicinity are several restaurants that are perfect spots for sampling the best of the local cuisine, while a supermarket and other shops are ideal for purchasing daily essentials. Amenities in the home include a fully equipped kitchen with stove, dishwasher, and microwave.
Luxury Villa In Colva, South Goa, India
Top guest reviewsfacilities nearby were excellent and included bakers supermarkets hairdressers restaurants/takeaways lovely cake shops and banks with atm machinesthe pool was very well maintained and a wonderful place to meet the neighboursthe villa is clean light spacious and well maintainedthe villa is clean spacious and very well equippedused the communal pool almost daily and always found it clean quiet and well looked after
Host:the owners information about colva & the villa was extremely helpfulRead more reviewsthe beach which is stunning is within walking distance if you like walking for 30 minutesthe villa is 15 min walk to colva beach with interesting stalls and street food along the waya lovely villa in a quiet gated street away from the main bustle of colva
Enjoy a slice of Goan lifestyle
The laidback lifestyle in Goa is a unique blend of Western and Indian elements. By choosing a holiday home, you can experience the best the state has to offer at your own pace. Keep this list handy for your next vacation and relish the Goan lifestyle to the fullest.
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