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Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa

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Exterior
On the beach, white sand
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Overview of Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa

5.0 star property
Beachfront resort in Benaulim with spa and outdoor pool

9.4/10 Exceptional

294 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
Map
Calwaddo Benaulim, Benaulim, Goa, 403716
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 3 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Fitness center
  • Steam room
  • Children's pool
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Colva Beach - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Dabolim Airport (GOI) - 76 min drive
  • Chandor Station - 19 min drive
  • Madgaon Junction Station - 21 min drive
  • Balli Station - 21 min drive
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • GiGi Park - 4 min walk
  • Miguel Arcanjo - 9 min walk
  • Eugenia - 9 min walk
  • Zumbrai Beach Shack - 9 min walk
  • Cavatina Cuchina - 10 min walk

About this property

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa is a great choice for your beach stay in Benaulim, putting you near activities like parasailing, water skiing, and sailing. The outdoor pool provides a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and facials. Eugenia, one of 3 restaurants, offers garden views and serves lunch and dinner. A free kid's club, a poolside bar, and a fitness center are other highlights at this luxurious resort. Fellow travelers like the pool and helpful staff.

Languages

English, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 140 units
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards will not be accepted due to national regulations. Travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa. Indian citizens must show a PAN card at check-out for cash transactions exceeding INR 25,000.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, 2 per room, up to 30 lbs)*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi (4-device limit) and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Train station shuttle available 24 hours*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Free supervised childcare/activities

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Tennis
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Golf lessons
  • Mini golf
  • Shopping
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference space

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • Built in 1999
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Fitness center
  • Golf driving range on site
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • Waterslide

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Doorbell and phone notification
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Portuguese
  • Russian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Premium cable channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi (4-device limit) and free wired Internet
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations

Special features

Spa

Jiva has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Eugenia - This poolside restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open 24 hours.
Miguel Arcanjo - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Sala Da Pranzo - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Libai - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Lobster Village - This beachfront restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of INR 1500 for adults and INR 750 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Cribs/infant beds are available for INR 2000.0 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for INR 3500.0 per night

Pets

  • Pet deposit: INR 5000 per stay
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of INR 5000 per pet, per stay

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

A fee for a mandatory Christmas Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on December 25.

A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on December 31.

Please note: A maximum of 1 extra bed is permitted in guestrooms .

Also known as

Exotica Taj
Taj Exotica Resort Spa Goa
Taj Exotica Benaulim
Taj Exotica Hotel
Taj Exotica Hotel Benaulim
Taj Exotica Goa Benaulim
Taj Exotica Goa Hotel Benaulim
Taj Exotica Hotel Goa
Taj Exotica Resort Goa Benaulim
Taj Exotica Goa
Taj Exotica & Spa, Goa
Taj Exotica Resort Spa Goa
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa Resort

Frequently asked questions

Does Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 30 lbs per pet. There's a charge of INR 5000 per pet, per stay, and there's also a deposit of INR 5000 per stay. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa and nearby?
Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes aerobics and yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa also has a waterslide, a steam room, and spa services, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa?
Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring beachfront dining and garden views. Nearby restaurants include GiGi Park (4-min walk), Miguel Arcanjo (9-min walk), and Eugenia (9-min walk).
Does Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa like?
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa is a short 20-minute walk from Benaulim Beach and 8 minutes' walk from Vaddi Beach.

Overall score and ratings

9.4

Exceptional

9.5/10

Cleanliness

9.6/10

Staff & service

9.2/10

Amenities

9.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.1/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

RAHUL, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

What an absolutely amazing experience we had at Taj Exotica! I flew in from dubai and My flight landed really early (5am), and the staff was kind enough to arrange a room for me to rest since our actual check in was at 3pm.. I was so relieved to get those few hours of sleep and not wait in the hotel lobby for our actual room. Big thanks to the staff, who are so friendly and helpful at all times.. special mention of Ujwal, Rashmita, Vishal, Vinay - everyone so professional, prompt and super helpful. This truly breaks or makes ur stay at any resort.. apart from this the property itself is gorgeous, clean , beautiful beach and great views! Perfect for unwinding for the relaxing holiday. Definitely my go to place, everytime I’m in Goa!
Keerat, 2-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent stay at exotica
Very good stay. The hotel is very good and comfortable. My young daughter didn’t want to come back she thoroughly enjoyed the property. Food was the only downer a lil since I had opted for alacarte the menu was pretty avg. but once I brought the concern to the chef he personally made sure that he cooked special dishes for me so that was mitigated. The staff is very courteous and friendly and allowed late check out which was really good as I had a late flight. I recommend everyone having meals there to call the chef upfront and put your request. The stay was really good and I highly recommend. PS - the golf course is good recommend all to take coaching lesson.
Amit, 3-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We had a great time on our anniversary at Taj Exotica. They arranged for a special decoration and cake which made our experience all the more memorable. The food, service and facilities were as expected top notch. Will hope to visit again!
Harish, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing holiday destination
5-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Stuti, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Sandip, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Viral, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A stunning location, glorious accommodation, very friendly and helpful staff, a wide choice of excellent dining
Barbara, 7-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent Property
Excellent property. Great hospitality shown by the front-desk staff (specially Sweety ji). Thank you!
1-night family trip
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