The Leela, Goa

Summary

Inline with Goa’s reputation as India’s richest state, The Leela Goa is a study in tasteful opulence. Combining five star luxury with the beauty of the resort’s natural setting, The Leela Goa is the ideal choice for all those wishing to sample a little of the good life. Set amidst seventy-five acres of spectacular Goan scenery including its own pristine private beach, the resort is the perfect place to relax and unwind. It is also rich in culture, and provides an exciting insight into the Portuguese heritage for which South Goa is famous. Every day spent at the Leela Goa is another chance to experience the superlative service upon which the resort prides itself; another opportunity to make the most of its unparalleled amenities; and another excuse to lose oneself in the decadent lifestyle that the Leela Goa facilitates at every turn.

Highlights

  • Watch the sun set spectacularly over the Arabian Sea after a day spent lounging on the beach
  • Enjoy a moment of pure indulgence at the Leela Goa’s premiere spa and salon
  • Score a hole-in-one at the resort’s beachside golf course
  • Shop for culturally-inspired clothes, jewellery and artefacts at the Leela Goa’s lifestyle boutique

Location

Goa, India

Best time to go

The best time to visit Goa is from October to March, when the weather lacks the humidity of the summer months and is therefore at its most pleasant. This time of year is also monsoon-free, and beach days will consequently benefit from clear skies and warm temperatures. 

Our thoughts

The Leela Goa is a place where dreams come true on a daily basis, thanks in large part to the professional service and exceptional attention to detail that are its trademarks. Additionally, the diversity of The Leela Goa’s facilities means that this is a resort capable of catering to a full spectrum of ages and interests. 


  • Private beach
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Choice of restaurants and in-room dining
  • 12-hole golf course
  • Floodlit tennis courts
  • Premiere spa and salon
  • Entertainment lounge
  • Babysitting services
  • Lifestyle boutique and souvenir shop
  • Banquet and conference facilities

Riverside - Open from 7:00pm to 10:30pm, this elegant dinner option offers Italian fine dining overlooking the Sal River.

Susegado - This relaxed beachside grill serves Goan and international seafood favourites from 9:30am until 10:30pm.

The Restaurant - Experience the excitement of live chef stations at this beautiful poolside restaurant, where a sumptuous buffet is served at breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Yali Lounge - This sophisticated bar and lounge is perfect either for bonding over an intimate drink, or for socialising with other guests. Light fare is also served, with the bar remaining open until midnight.

Aqua - Open from 7:00pm to 1:00 am, this poolside entertainment lounge is a fantastic place for a relaxed sundowner.

The Pool Bar - Situated next to the pool, this casual restaurant permits you the novelty of ordering breakfast from your sunlounger- and whilst you wait for your food to arrive, you can continue to work on your tan.

Jamavar - This exquisite dinner venue specialises particularly in North and South Indian cuisine, and is the ideal place to explore the culinary culture of this fascinating country. 

Lagoon Terrace - Recently upgraded and refurbished, these rooms are lent a certain tranquillity by their lush surrounds- a tranquillity that can be best enjoyed whilst looking out over the lagoon from the room’s private terrace.

Lagoon Suite - With decor inspired by Goa’s Portuguese heritage, these spacious suites are complemented by state-of-the-art amenities, two lagoon balconies and beautiful day-lit bathrooms.

Lagoon Deluxe Suite - Surrounded by the resort’s peaceful lagoon scenery, the Lagoon Deluxe Suite not only has its own private balcony but also uses over 1,000 square feet of space to maximum effect.

Conservatory Premiere - These spacious bedrooms come complete with a sitting room overlooking the serenity of the resort’s lagoons. The elegant decor is a fusion of modern design influenced by Goa’s pastoral culture.

The Club - The rooms in Leela Goa’s ‘The Club’ class are defined by their outstanding level of luxury. As such, exclusive facilities and services common to each of them include dedicated butler service, airport limousines, outdoor showers and private plunge pools.

Club Suite - Covering an impressive 1,722 square feet of space, the Club Suite rooms are equipped with every imaginable comfort and convenience. Located close to the beach, each one has a view of both the ocean and the golf course.

Club Pool Suite - Even more spacious than the Club Suites, these beautiful rooms carry all the hallmarks of celebrity living- from exclusive service to stunning decor. These rooms also boast a partial view of both the ocean and the golf course.

Royal Villa - In addition to the Club Suites’ spectacular views and proximity to the beach, the Royal Villa offers almost two and a half thousand feet of absolute luxury. Incorporating a master bedroom, guest bedroom, living room, dining room, Italian marble bathroom, Jacuzzi and a private terrace, this villa truly does provide the royal treatment.

Presidential Suite - Located on its own lagoon, it is hard to imagine accommodations more luxurious than the Presidential Suite. Spread over 4,300 square feet, this suite boasts a master bedroom, two adjoining bedrooms, a living room and a dining room with kitchenette. Best of all, it comes with its own private terrace complete with pool and Jacuzzi.

  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Gym
  • Croquet
  • Beach volleyball
  • Explore Old Goa’s magnificent historical and cultural sites

Children are more than welcome at The Leela Goa, and are ably catered for by the resort’s dedicated children’s activity centre and junior swimming pool. Additionally, babysitting services are available to give adults a chance to indulge in some well-deserved alone time. 


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