If your Goa trip got postponed due to coronavirus lockdown, it’s time to remake the plan as the state has now opened its borders for the tourists. Also, no COVID-19 testing will be required for entering the state. Along with this, the Goa government also informed that bars and restaurants will reopen once again. But they must follow the SOPs and guidelines issued by MHA( Ministry of Home Affairs). So if you wish to travel to Goa, here are 6 amazing secluded resorts for your perfect socially-distanced stay.
1. Talpona’s Paradise House, Talpona Beach
This splendid resort on Talpona Beach, a few metres away from Palolem Beach is loved by couples, thanks to its cosy rooms, attached porches, the beach-facing garden and facilities like free wi-fi and private parking. The beachfront resort is located just 33 kilometres away from Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary and 2.7 kilometres from Comulb Beach. Additionally, you can also get a personalized kitchen to cook for yourself.
2. Varandas de Canacona by BOHO, Canacona
If you’re up for a luxury stay in the heart of the river, you can close your eyes and go for this resort in Canacona. It is near to the Rajbaga and Talpona Beach. The hotel is one the first floor of a private villa and has four lavish suites with amenities like washing machine, refrigerator, coffee machine, micro oven, wifi and more. The rooms have attached balconies with marvellous views of the river. And the washrooms have hairdryers too. What more can we ask for?
3. Wild Berry Resort, Agonda
The artsy interiors of this beachfront garden resort will win your hearts for sure. Even if you aren’t visiting the places nearby, a simple stay amid the lush green gardens of this secluded resort will erase your quarantine stresses.
The resort is near Cola Beach and Agoda beach and has an in-house bar and swimming pool too, along with other amenities like air conditioning, television, fridge, kettle, hairdryer and hot tub.
4. Alila Diwa, Majorda
Just 20 minutes away from Goa’s Dabolim International Airport, lies Alila Diwa, an abode of heightened serenity. The swaying palms and uninterrupted views of the ocean will spellbind every bit of your soul. Alila Diwa Goa offers a blend of nature and Goan culture along with a gorgeous beach. It also offers a private terrace experience for capturing the ocean breeze.
5. Porsu, Agonda
When we’re talking about secluded resorts, Canacona’s Porsu definitely needs a mention. Stepping out to the balcony of this resort, all that you’ll see are lush greenery with coconut palms and cashew groves and breathtaking Sahyadri mountains. A few metres walk down the rugged terrains will take you to the Agonda and Palolem beaches. The Indo-Portuguese style resort has king-like suites and beds, apt for an elegant stay.
6. Taj Fort Aguada Resort and Spa, Goa
Taj, the brand speaks for itself and at this resort, we can be assured of the best hygiene and social distancing measures. Constructed on the 16th century Fort Aguada, the five-star resort will take your breath away with its stunning architecture, along with the scenic vistas of the Arabian Sea. Also, you can have a gourmand experience here with the choicest of world cuisine.
7. La Cabana
If you’re visiting Goa now, ditch the crowded places and unwind by lurking away in one of these hidden resorts. Do remember to wear your mask and use sanitizers frequently. On that note, here’s a virtual guide to Goa’s Calangute and Baga. Enjoy!