A trip to India can be a very enlightening and enriching experience. This country has many different attractions that grab the attention of travelers all over the globe. It contains such a vibrant culture, rich history, and the geography of the country is very diverse. With all the options available when visiting India it can be a very difficult decision as to where to visit and where to stay.
However, if you’re planning a trip to one of the beautiful Indian beaches then staying at one of the most luxurious beach resorts this country has to offer would definitely be an experience of a lifetime. Listed below are India’s top ten most luxurious beach resorts.
10) The Spazio Leisure Resort
This resort is situated right in the heart of Anjuna Goa. It is surrounded by beautiful Portuguese architecture, winding rivers, and stunning landscaping. The resort offers spacious rooms all outfitted with the necessities of any luxury resort - LCD televisions, large bathrooms, and stylish furniture. There is also a personal balcony which enables you to enjoy a stunning view. The resort also offers authentic cuisine that is served in a traditionally designed Goan balcony.
9) The Paradise Isle Beach Resort
This luxurious resort is located right on Maple Beach. Paradise Isle offers 70 rooms and 10 cottages, and most of these have a beautiful ocean view. All the rooms are equipped with satellite television, internet, channel music, and 24 hour room service. There is also fine cuisine available, the Garden View Restaurant or the Ocean View restaurant, both of which have stunning scenery and fine cuisine.
8) Fisherman’s Cove Chennai
Plush cottages, villa’s and rooms with great sea views are just the beginning of what makes this resort one of the most luxurious resorts in India. The cottages are very unique. They contain private sit-outs as well as open air garden shower facilities. The resort also offers a wide range of cuisine. You can feast on a variety of international and Indian cuisine. The stunning white sands of the beach on the Bay of Bengal are also one of the major attractions of this resort.
7) Leela Palace Goa
This luxurious beach resort is placed among 75 acres of tropical gardens and lagoons. The resort provides 137 rooms and suites that all offer world-class comforts. There is also a broad range of facilities to enjoy. Valet service, airport transfer, laundry service, gaming club, lit tennis courts, and personal safes are only the tip of the ice berg. Also, as expected with any luxurious resort there are also several dining options to choose from, like Jamavar, the hotel’s signature restaurant.
6) Marari Beach Resort
The Marari resembles a fishing village with thatched villas. It is one of the most well known resorts in Kerala. The resort is spread over 55 acres. The land includes beautiful coconut groves and lotus ponds. The rooms at the resort may contain palm-thatched roofs, but they are equipped with all modern amenities including a mini bar and veranda. The resort also offers many activities such as tennis, beach volleyball, and yoga classes.
5) Radisson White Sands Resort Goa
Located on the Varca Beach, one of the longest beaches in the world, the Radisson offers many luxuries for both pleasure and business. The hotel contains 154 rooms ranging from premium to deluxe. The rooms contain all the amenities needed for a luxurious stay - a mini bar, television, internet access, safe, whirlpool bath, and many more. Guests of the resort can also enjoy a number of different activities such as the fitness center, bowling, billiards, archery, or relax in the sauna.
4) Park Hyatt Goa
The Park Hyatt, located in Goa, provides the best of everything needed for a relaxing and luxurious stay, fine dining, luxurious rooms, and top-notch service. The hotels much acclaimed spa that attracts many people to this getaway. The deluxe guest rooms range from 300 – 400 square feet and are furnished with a beautiful marble bathroom and painted with warm and inviting colors. Of course it wouldn’t be luxury with all the amenities such as plush bathrobes, daily newspaper, featherbeds, and evening turndown.
3) Aguada Hermitage Goa
This resort was originally built as a retreat for Commonwealth Heads of State. Therefore, when it comes to luxury the Aguada has pretty much got it nailed. The one and two bedrooms villas provide its guests with ample space and privacy to relax and enjoy their stay. All of the rooms are fully furnished with all of the latest modern amenities. This resort offers a wide range of exotic and traditional cuisine. Just take a leisurely walk down a flower-lined path and choose the restaurant or bar that best suits your needs.
2) Le Meridien Kovalam
The Le Meridien Kovalam is one of the finest 5-star resorts in India. It’s located on the Kovalam beach and offers a very luxurious stay. There is a very extensive range of accommodations to choose from, and each room is equipped with a sun deck that provides a panoramic view. The unique location of the resort coupled with the great activities and accommodations make a stay at this resort truly unforgettable.
1) Taj Exotica
Located on the southwest coast of Goa, overlooking the Arabian Sea, this 5-star resort definitely defines luxury. One of its well-known features is the Jiva Spa, which has been voted among the top ten spas of South Asia. Because of this feature and many more, Taj Exotica is a showcase for relaxation. It’s beautiful tropical inspired design, grand architecture, and flower-lined patios make a stay at the Taj Exotica a very memorable one. This resort is also on the list of India’s Most Romantic Places.
This post was written and provided by Erica Gustafson who is a freelance writer and consultant for Expedia. Gustafson absolutely loves India’s culture and food, she travels to India once or twice per year on average.