Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Five Best Budget Hotels in Goa

by Shalini Verma

Goa is the destination of choice for most youngsters and backpackers in India, and if you are low on budget yet high on spirit, a hotel with a great budget can ensure that you get the maximum bang for your buck. Goa has its fair share of Luxury hotels and Resorts, but the city became a ‘destination’ when the hippie generation arrived, and as we all know they aren’t known to be luxurious. So whether you are a present generation hippie or someone who wants to take a quick and affordable vacation, these popular ‘value for money’ hotels will ensure that you don’t burn a hole in your pocket.

Dunhill Beach Resort- Dunhill beach resort is located in Agonda, which is a perfectly quiet place from the maddening rush that Goa has some times. The property has 10 rooms only but is among the favorite of travelers who wish to find peaceful and serene environment to enjoy. All rooms are clean and well appointed. A guest can choose from different categories - Single, Double, Twin bedded, air conditioned or non AC. The property is in midst of coconut groves and trees, which adds to its charms

Sandra Luxury Resort – Sandra Luxury resort is located in the middle of Benalium and is an ideal place for families to enjoy their holidays. The resort is actually a set of 5 service apartments which are maintained by an English couple. The resort also has a swimming pool and provides food through an in-house cook. The resort is one of the most sought by foreign customers and because it only has 5 apartments, Guests should make their bookings as early as possible.

Casa Candolim – Casa Candolim is a boutique hotel located in Bandolim, Bardez. The hotel being a boutique one has only 9 rooms but offers a quiet and elegant atmosphere. Casa candolim provides a beautiful escape from the hustle bustle of Goa. The budget hotel has a restaurant and also has a swimming pool, which is rare for most hotels in the budget category. The hotel also provides car and bike rentals on demand.

Belle Wista – Belle wista is actually a heritage bungalow located in sangoldez, Bardez. The bungalow is a splendid revelation of Goa’s Portuguese past with its rich architecture and design. The hotel is run by a Goan family ad has Portuguese style furnishing, décor and furniture. The hotel has been rated as 3 stars by Goa Tourism and has been operational since last 9 years. The hotel also has special tariff plans for guests on a long vacation.

Willows elite resort – Willows elite resort is a small hotel located near Anjuna and just 10 minutes drive far from the famous Anjuna Beach & Mapusa City, night clubs & discotheques, night markets and best tourist spot from authentic Goan shacks to Italian fine dining to Punjabi dhabas. The hotel has 8 service apartments which are well maintained and come with all the facilities. The hotel also has a restaurant and bar.

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  1. very helpful post...
    I always get confused while selecting a resort/hotel in Goa.. :/
    Blue Velvet Addict

  2. All these places seems super nice.. I was actually planning a goa trip with some friends, this post helps a lot.. Thanks :)

  3. these are great recommendations! I get e-mails asking all the time so I'll send them over to this link :)

  4. Bookmarking this post! I hope it comes handy soon! Thank you :)

  5. I love Goa!! its been almost 3 years since I went there last.. i should plan a trip soon,, thank you for this post dear :)

  6. Interesting piece of information.. I am from Goa we go often :)


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