Explore from Our Hotel's Convenient Location in Goa
Goa is perhaps best known for its 63 miles of white-sand beaches along the Arabian Sea, but this popular destination features a rich historical past and countless interesting sites and attractions. From our hotel's property in Goa, you can venture into forested hinterlands with an eco-friendly tour, visit one of the state's world-famous spice plantations or experience one of the area's open-air nightclubs. Whatever your travel itinerary, our location provides a great home base for exploring.
Situated 10 km north of Panaji, the Aguada Fort is home to the first lighthouse in Asia. Built in 1612 to protect Old Goa by controlling the entry to River Mandovi, the fort was equipped with an ammunition room, barracks and a church. Today it serves as the Central Jail.
- Goa State Museum
The museum features several galleries showcasing Christian art, Hindu and Jain sculptures and bronzes and paintings from all over India
- The Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception
Built in 1541, the church sits atop Altinho Panaji and lies 26 km from the city.
The most popular beach in Goa, Calangute is 15 km from Panaji and stretches for 7 km with its twin beach Candolim.
- Colva Beach
About 6 km from Margao is Colva Beach, the pride of Salcete and considered to rival Calangute in scenic splendour.
- Basilica of Bom Jesus
This church is a fine example of Jesuit architecture. Built in 1594, the most precious relic of the church is the remains of Saint Francis Xavier.
- Palolem Beach
One of the most enchanting beaches in Goa, yet typically not crowded, Palolem is 37 km from Margao.
40 km from Margao on the way to Karwar is the intricately carved, wooden temple of Sri Mallikarjunaor Lord Shiva.
- Mangueshi temple
About 10 km from Old Goa and on the way to Ponda lies Farmagudi and Mangesh where there are Hindu Temples to explore. The 400-year-old Mangeshi temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva at Priol, is the most celebrated of all.
- Dudsagar Waterfalls
Located 55 km from Margao is the Dudsagar Waterfalls, the most impressive waterfalls in Goa and a popular spot for trekkers and tourists.