Leela South Beaches
The Arabian Sea laps into this man made lagoon around which this resort has been built. The gardens conceal a wealth of private villas and secluded public areas and even a 12-hole golf course. The lobby itself is temple-like and sets the mood for the property.
Stunning South Indian temple traditions and Portuguese heritage come together at this beautifully designed resort.
Set by the sands of Mobor beach in south Goa, this legendary resort sits in 75-acres of manicured gardens and natural lagoons. The focus here is on the natural beauty, the peaceful stretch of white sand and the charming, welcoming and incredibly hospitable service.
There is a spa where you can treat yourself to a combination of Ayurvedic and eastern treatments. India is the home of yoga and there are few better places to practice this ancient art than in tranquil surroundings of the Leela Goa.
Days here begin with a buffet breakfast at The Restaurant, which is also open for lunch and dinner. There are two fine dining options including the signature restaurant Jamavar, where you can enjoy Indian dishes from both the south and the north of the country, and the Italian Riverside which overlooks the River. During the dry season a highlight of your holiday is a night at the al fresco eatery Susegado. Here you can enjoy grilled meat and seafood amidst the palms on the beach.
Many of the hotel’s 206 rooms and suites are located on the edge of the lagoon, including the Lagoon Terrace Rooms; the Conservatory Rooms, which feature a seating area with daybed overlooking the water; and the the spacious Lagoon Suites. For views over the golf course and towards the sea, butler service and an indoor/outdoor bathroom upgrade to a Club Suite or treat yourself to a Club Pool Suite which features a plunge pool on the terrace.
Goa is a state in western India with coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. Its long history as a Portuguese colony prior to 1961 is evident in its preserved 16th-century churches and the area’s tropical spice plantations. Goa is also known for its beaches, ranging from popular stretches at Baga and Palolem to laid-back fishing villages such as Agonda.