Where to Stay in Goa
The best part of your vacation to Goa is the diversity that the land has to offer. It appeals to all kinds of travelers and for all types of vacations. This also means that you will have quite a lot of options when it comes to tourism activities, cuisine, accommodation, luxury elements and so on. Have you thought about where to Stay in Goa during your trip?
Where to Stay in North or South/
Let us first settle with a direction. The southern part of Goa is relatively quieter and rich with lush natural elements. North Goa is the spot for parties, social gatherings, crowded beaches, markets and adventure activities. The luxury travelers and those who are looking for silent neighborhood like romantic travelers and honeymooners choose South Goa. North Goa is for budget travelers. It will be crowded and it is quite harder to find luxury options. Although you can stick with beach resorts for luxury.
Best Beaches for Staying In North Goa
Are you planning to stay closer to beaches? You can choose small motels, luxury beach resorts or backpacking shacks. Top beaches for accommodation are:
- Baga and Calangute – Famous for nightlife, restaurants and markets
- Anjuna, Arambol and Vagator – Famous for hippies and backpackers
- Morjim, Ashvem and Mandrem – Quiet beaches
- Panjim – For exploring culture, temples, spice plantations and others
Best Beaches For Staying In South Goa
- Arossim and Cavelossim – Luxury Travelers
- Palolem – Quiet And Colorful Beach
- Colva and Benaulim – Budget Friendly but Busier
- Patnem and Agonda – Budget Friendly and Quieter
Types Of Accommodations
1. Budget Hotels
Cost Range – Around INR 200 per Day per Night
Simple bare rooms with base essentials. Budget rooms come with single or double bed, a simple table and chair, attached bathroom, with or without AC. Suitable for budget constraint travelers, backpackers and others.
2. Mid-Range Hotel
Cost Range – INR 400 To INR 800 Per Night
Mildly decorated room with reception area, room service, in-house restaurant, attached bathroom with toiletries, air conditioning, TV and others. These hotels are usually one-star hotels. This style of accommodation has very high demand during peak tourism season.
3. Luxury Hotels
Cost Range: INR 2000 To INR 10,000 Per Night
These range from two-star hotels to five-star boutique hotels. These are found closer to beaches and in major town regions. These hotels have coffee shops, multi-cuisine restaurant, sublime decorated room, around-the-clock room service, swimming pool, gym, sport activities, tour desk services and much more.
4. Rental Accommodation
Cost Range: INR 3,500 To INR 5,000 Per Month
If you are choosing to stay in Goa for a month or more, you can find many apart-hotels (furnished houses) and short-term rental destinations. These houses have basic facilities and no value-added services.
5. Private Villa
Cost Range – INR 20,000 Per Night And Above
This is the most luxurious option to stay. You would be spending your vacation in a large villa with lavishing surroundings, signature amenities, private facilities, butler and much more. Most of these villas are found closer to beach and in private locations. If you are looking for luxurious quiet upscale options, villas are the best.
The cost and availability of these accommodations varies with season and festivals. The price of the accommodations rockets up during New Year, Christmas and Goa Carnival.
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