A common feature of all heritage hotels in Goa is that they are set amidst plush surroundings amidst a serene ambiance. In fact, the culture imbibed in the erstwhile days of the Portuguese reign is conspicuous through the towering churches, men singing carols at the seashore, the delicious crabs and lobsters and what not.
Goan cuisine largely consists of seafood, cooked in coconut oil, several delicious varieties of which are served in local restaurants. Heritage hotels in Goa were previously residential mansions commissioned by rich merchants, aristocrats and royals – most of which were later sold off. Beaches in Goa attract thousands of visitors for their wonderful sense of privacy, vibrancy and music-cum-dance shows held around them. Being a predominantly Portuguese colony, the Goan sea beaches are especially famous for the Saint Francis Church. The famous wildlife sanctuary, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, is located a few kilometers from Panaji and offers an exceedingly fascinating wildlife experience to its visitors. Heritage hotels of India enlists and offers stays at the following heritage properties in Goa.