Lapped by the Arabian Sea, Goa, a former Portuguese enclave with a 105 km long coast line, has myriad experiences to offer.

This Indian State still attracts the party crowd on its northern beaches. But there’s far more inordinate beauty to be discovered when you head inland. The prize is a rural landscape dotted with rice paddies and spice plantations, ancient buildings and Roman Catholic churches. This destination has quite the variety to entertain every kind of traveller – an intoxicating nightlife, exotic fresh seafood, surreal afternoons and a treasure cove.

T0 help you decide where to stay in Goa, our hotel experts at Expedia familiar with the stunning hotels have selected their top picks for a dream vacation in Goa. This list traverses across the familiar beaches of North Goa and discovers the soulful spots on the Southern tip of Goa. Here’s the Expedia Insider’s Choice of Top 10 Best Goa hotels (and some amazing promotions for you!)

The Best Hotels in Goatropics

1) Alila Diwa Goa

Star Rating: 5 Stars  
Guest Rating: Superb, 94% of guests recommendgoa-hotel-alila-diwa

Surrounded by paddy fields, this chic hotel has high vaulted ceilings and a stylish take on traditional local décor. It’s 2.5 km from Majorda railway station and 1.6 km from the Majorda beach.
The tasteful come with free Wi-Fi and flat-screens. All rooms offer balconies or terraces and complimentary amenities include breakfast and parking.

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2) Novotel Goa Shrem

Star rating: 5 stars 
Guest rating: Very good, 84% of guests recommend

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This hotel is the right blend of fun, family and well-being. The hotel is a short 10 minutes from the popular beaches and is located in Candolim which is a favorite entertainment district.
The hotel offers a spa, restaurant and an outdoor pool. There is free Wi-Fi provided in the public areas along with complementary valet parking.

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3) Ibis Style Goa Calangute

Star rating: 3 stars 
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This is a new property located at the neart of North Goa. It is 750 steps away from the Tival beach and is 10 minutes away from the popular Calangute & Candolim beaches.
The hotel offers late breakfast till noon and offers complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests. Bicycles are available on hire for a classic Goan tour.

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4) The Leela Goa

Star rating: 5 stars 
Guest rating: Exceptional, 94% of guests recommendthe-leela-goa-resort

Set on a 75 acre property with a private beach, lagoons and tropical gardens, this luxury resort is 21 km from the Cabo de Rama fort and 10 km from Varca beach. A fishing village along the Sal River is just south of the resort.
This luxurious property features a 12-hole golf course, 3 outdoor pools, an Ayurvedic spa and several dining options. The resort can arrange dolphin cruises and boasts of spacious guestrooms with Indian and Portugese style décor.

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5) Casa Severina

Star rating: 3.5 stars 
Guest rating: Fabulous, 94% of guests recommend

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Next on our list of the best hotels in Goa is this tucked away boutique property is located on a quiet lane. It’s just 5 minute walk from the Calangute beach and 2 km away from Baga and Candolim beaches.
This property features a generous complimentary breakfast, an outdoor pool and a reading lounge, amongst other facilities.

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6) The Zuri White Sands, Goa Resort & Casino

Star rating: 5 stars
Guest rating: Very good, 75% of guests recommend

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Of course, the best Goa hotels include some resorts on the beach. This upscale beach resort and casino set amidst gardens offers direct access to the Varca beach which is located 0.6 km away.

The beautiful rooms feature furnished balconies with garden views, complimentary Wi-Fi and flat screen. There is also a seasonal beachfront eatery and a casino, in addition to an adults-only spa and an outdoor pool.

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7) Ramada Caravela Beach Resort

Star rating: 5 star 
Guest rating: Good, 73% of guests recommend

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This resort stands along the white sands of Varca Beach on the blue Arabian Sea. Benaulim beach is around 2 km from the resort. Spread over 24 acres, this property features a large freeform pool, a 9 hole golf course and a nightclub, among other facilities.

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8) Ocean Palms Goa

Star rating: 4 star 
Guest rating: Very good, 83% of guests recommendocean-palms-goa-resort

This relaxed hotel, featuring a blend of Colonial and modern architecture, is 3 km from Calangute Beach. The island-style rooms and suites come with complimentary Wi Fi, a full service spa and an outdoor pool.

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9) The Diwa Club

Star rating: 5 star 
Guest rating: Exceptional, 100% of guests recommend

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Designed as a resort within a resort, The Diwa Club boasts its own lap pool with an open air Jacuzzi. For that much needed rest and rejuvenation, look no further than Spa Alila. All rooms feature complimentary Wi Fi and select comfort beds.

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10) Casa De Goa Boutique Resort

Star rating: 3.5 star 
Guest rating: Very good, 88% of guests recommend

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Located in Calangute, a popular part of North Goa, this Mediterranean-inspired boutique resort is a 3 minute walk from the Calangute beach. Shops and nightlife is easily accessible from this resort. There is complimentary breakfast available at the resort and Wi Fi is offered at a surcharge.

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Exclusive 30% discount for Expedia members.