Hotel

The Leela Goa

The Leela Goa

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
TripAdvisor Review
2718 Reviews
Guide Price £2,099 per person
Based on 10 August 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with Jet Airways, staying for 7 nights bed and breakfast in a Lagoon Terrace Room (2 adults sharing) including return transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Portuguese heritage in south Goa

Enjoy the legendary elegance and breath-taking beauty of this renowned beach hotel in Goa where Portuguese influences fuse with modern Indian design. Found within 75 acres of lush greenery, here you will be immersed in a tropical paradise, a stones throw from the beach. Relax in the swimming pool, enjoy a pampering treatment at the spa, opt for a yoga lesson, play some golf, tennis or volleyball and enjoy opulent accommodation amid tropical settings.

The Leela Goa featured among the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the World - Conde Nast UK Reader's Travel Awards, October 2017 The Leela Goa offers a range of 206 rooms replete with modern amenities along with multiple dining options. The Leela Goa brings alive the susegad spirit, the relaxed and laid back attitude towards life that Goa is known for and serves guests an unforgettable vacation experience. 

The Club at The Leela Goa brings a new style and exclusivity to an area already renowned for its sophistication in this beautiful tropical state. 15 one bedroom suites, 6 with their own plunge pool, provide the ultimate in holiday luxury, with the added indulgence of a personal butler service for each suite. Set in a tastefully designed enclave adjacent to the main resort property, enjoy the facilities of The Club Lounge offering breakfast, light lunches, evening cocktails and dinner; 25 metre swimming pool and separate beach area make it truly exclusive.  

  • Fresh water lagoons and secluded beach
  • Tranquil atmosphere
  • Portuguese style villas
  • Elegant retreat

Top Tips from our Experts

Robert

Destination Specialist

It's easy to get lost in the tranquillity of this resort but be sure to venture out to nearby Old Goa and visit the historic sites like the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bom Jesus Basilica. 

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Luxury

Location Type

Away from it all

Main Facilities

  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Barefoot style
  • H&J Recommended
  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • Bed & Breakfast
Location Highlights

The Leela Goa

  • Away from it all
  • Approx. one hour from Goa Airport.
  • Spectacular scenery
2718 Reviews 90% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1986
  • Very Good 515
  • Average 133
  • Poor 48
  • Terrible 36

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Jul 17, 2019

Expectations exceeded

New Delhi, India

Having been to the Leela in Udaipur I had already experienced their special brand of hospitality that I labelled it “spontaneous hospitality”. I called it that because it felt genuine, authentic and from the heart. It encompassed spontaneous initiatives taken by the staff to make our holiday special without referring to “higher authorities”. It was moments of surprise, empathy and warmth that you get more often at the home of a favourite relative rather than at a hotel. And there was a complete absence of the typical “plastic hospitality” that seems to infect even the most premium hotels. The instances that made me feel that way are in my review for the Leela Udaipur. So when my birthday treat holiday (courtesy my Mom) was planned for The Leela Goa I wondered whether I’d experience the same kind of spontaneous hospitality that I had done in Udaipur. I was surprised to find that not only did they match it. In some thoughtful ways they exceeded my already high expectations. Gourang in The Restaurant (all day dining) ensured we were looked after well and ensured a superb Goan meal capped by the elusive Bebinka for desert. Whether it was breakfast, lunch or dinner - he managed the fine balance between being attentive without being intrusive. He was delightfully thoughtful when he’d bring us snacks or delicious soup to help us wait for a dish that would take time to prepare. Even though we hadn’t ordered it. Prasenjit was an able deputy who supported Gourang well showing that thoughtful “spontaneous hospitality” wasn’t just the preserve of more experienced senior staff. Sandhya the concierge patiently took us through an interesting itinerary and when we weren’t able to follow it because of injury, made it a point to ask if all was well - regularly. And Lakshmi, the guest relations officer was a sparkling delight - regaling us with lovely stories and presenting me with a delicious cake and wine on my birthday completely unexpectedly - and yes singing too. The very soul of “spontaneous hospitality”. I found that I repeated “perfect” so often that I started I making fun of myself. Yes. The Leela Goa not only replicated, but in some instances, exceeded my experience at the Leela, Udaipur. And as a perfect complement to the experience was the expansive, beautifully green, well laid out grounds, the large and well appointed rooms and the efficient karts that helped you get around the 200+ acres of the campus. The food was excellent - the Goan cuisine is a “must try”. The Riverside Italian restaurant is good too. But it’s the staff that made our stay - yup “perfect”!
Jul 16, 2019

Hidden Jewel

Mumbai, India

Absolutely loved my experience in the Leela . Its a hidden emerald attached to a spectacular white sandy beach. Acres of mature trees and foliage lined walking paths,herb gardens and beautiful water bodies and bridges lead to a happening poolside. An amazing riverside restaurant with finger licking good Italian food. i had to say the chef was just something else! Lobster bisque and steaks to die for. Spacious well designed rooms and above all fabulous child friendly service.An absolute must do.
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The Leela Goa

Facilities

Golf Course

Spend the morning or afternoon on the lush green course with a 12 hole round of golf on this par three course.

Spa

Offering a full range of eastern and western treatments as well as daily yoga and well being sessions, the resort's luxurious spa is perfect for those that desire a bit of pampering. With an emphasis on Ayurvedic spa treatments, you are sure to leave feeling rejuvenated.

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool features sun terraces, pool deck pavilion bar and kids' pool.

The Leela Goa

Room Types

Lagoon Terrace Room

Lagoon Terrace rooms have one double or twin beds, bath, shower, air conditioning, ceiling fan, TV, CD & DVD player, internet access, minibar, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities, safe and balcony overlooking the lagoon. Wifi is free.

  • Flatscreen TV
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Conservatory Premiere Room

The room offers a melange of modernity with pastoral culture of Goa. It offers a rejuvenating experience of spacious bedroom and an enclosed balcony with a day bed, overlooking the becalming lagoon. Wifi is free.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Lagoon Suite

The Lagoon Suite offers a modern twist on an authentic Portuguese villa. Its luxurious with state of the art amenities and two lagoon facing balconies. Wifi is free.

  • Flatscreen TV
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Club Suite

The suites are equipped with every luxury and convenience. When you step out onto one of your balconies and spot the golf course and ocean, you'll know you've arrived in lie. Let your stresses drift away with your own personal butler on hand and access to all the privacy and convenience of The Club. Wifi is free.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Club Pool Suite

Enjoy extended living space, absolute privacy and private butler service when staying in a Club Pool suite. Relish stunning views of the garden and the golf course which gives ultimate experience of luxury and relaxation. Wifi is free. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Royal Villa

The Royal Villas offer everything a guest needs and more, for an exhilarating luxury experience. The suite comprises of a master bedroom and a guest bedroom, each with en-suite Italian marble bathrooms. The living and dining room lead to a 60 square metre spacious open terrace, where one can enjoy beautiful views of the golf course and the sea from the private plunge pool. Wifi is free.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
The Leela Goa

Food & Drink

Jamavar

The Leela's signature fine dining restaurant, Jamavar, offers authentic North and South Indian cusine that reflect the distinctive cooking styles and dining rituals of India's ancient nobility. Traditional Indian spices are intrinsic to the flavours of the specialities served. Each dining experience at Jamavar is a journey of senses; the delicate aromas and flavours that melt in your mouth are specially handcrafted with meticulous attention to detail by the chefs. Guests can experience innovative dining with culinary passion that spans the entire spectrum of Indian cuisine.

Private Dining

One of the most exclusive dining experiences offered by The Leela Goa would be the private dinners at the beach. Unique dining options are available offering the best seafood in Goa. A vision of sublime tranquillity, the beach is an ideal space for guests to enjoy the immaculate sea view while they dine under the open sky. Dinner presents a truly intimate and romantic setting under the stars, as the freshest seafood catch is paired with fine wine from our extensive selection.

The Riverside Italian Restaurant

Set up on an open terrace with panoramic views of the river Sal, Riverside is The Leela Goa's Italian restaurant, offering contemporary Italian cuisine, fresh local seafood and a fine selection of wines and cocktails to appease the taste buds. Dress code: smart casual (collared shirts an trousers)

Susegado

The freshest catch from the sea, well-grilled meats, special frozen cocktails; all this and more, served in a serene setting on the sands of the Arabian Sea - is what best describes Susegado, The Leela Goa's elegant seafood grill restaurant by the beach. The restaurant menu entices you with an imaginative selection of fresh salads, a light and refreshing fare for a leisurely lunch, and with satiating grilled or tandoori seafood and meats for dinner. Raise a toast and pick from our extensive selection of wines and spirits, as you gaze upon the vast expanse of the white sands, aquamarine Arabian Sea and its effervescent surf.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast

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