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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#3 of 33 hotels in Benaulim
Location
4.7
Cleanliness
4.8
Service
4.8
Value
4.4
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Situated on the south coast of Goa on the Benaulim beach, a mere 27 km from the airport, this 56 acre 140 room resort has a 800 meter beach frontage and a lovely view of the sea. With 3 specialty restaurants, a beach front seasonal seafood shack, a 24 hour all day diner, 2 bars, 2 spas and a seasonal outdoor spa pavilion, this resort is a popular haunt for the international as well as domestic travelers.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Badminton
Kids stay free
Valet parking
Wifi
Paid wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Plunge pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Game room
Mini golf
Tennis court
Billiards
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Waterslide
Board games / puzzles
Babysitting
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Strollers
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free airport transportation
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Desk
Dining area
Electric kettle
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Bathrobes
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Panshul K wrote a review Yesterday
Queenstown, New Zealand5 contributions1 helpful vote
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We have a very nice experience at Taj Exotica Goa and our stay got memorable by the way they welcome us at Hotel and our room decoration for our honeymoon was great awesome job by all the staff in housekeeping to keep our room super clean. Raj from Front Office and Anirudh from F&B done great job .
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Hi PanshulK2, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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Mystic Wanderers wrote a review Sep 3
Mumbai, India24 contributions6 helpful votes
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7 night stay right in the middle of covid. We drove down from Mumbai to belgaum, stayed for a day and then went straight to Taj Exotica. We had got a great deal at throwaway prices for their pool villa. The drive from Mumbai to Goa was amazing. Except for initial part of of Mumbai, most of the drive was pretty cool. We also drove through a national forest area through Karnataka to Goa where the temperature must have dropped by 5 degrees due to tree cover. Reached the hotel around noon time. Room was spacious with a garden and a plunge pool. Our son is a water being and spends a lot of time in the pool, so the pool was kind of a necessity. In our previous trip to Taj exotica pre refurbishment era, we had stayed in garden villa room. Currently the main pool was closed and there were limited activities we could do due to covid restrictions. We also did a few trips to North goa and also visited a few bakeries and restaurants. Taj exotica is overall a good property but the main restaurant gets a little crowded during breakfast and staff would struggle to keep up with the orders. Food was amazing as always but orders were getting a little delayed. Have always been a fan of Taj resorts and this was one of the best vacations we had. PP ratings Overall experience 4.5/5 Room 4.5/5 Food 4/5 Service 4/5 Value for money 5/5 ( due to covid prices)
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Hi backt2thefuture, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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Mansi Gupta wrote a review Yesterday
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Excellent hospitality We stayed here for 4 days and service at restaurant is amazing especially service provided by Mr.vishal ,Mr Arnab and restaurant manager Mr Abhijith. It was beyond expectation Chef was also a gem person And offered whatever we needed.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Hi 772mansig, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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mehrjoukani wrote a review Sep 27
Mumbai, India3 contributions1 helpful vote
I visit goa nearly every year but this was my first time to Taj Exotica. This was one of the best and finest stays I have experienced. Unmatched service. From airport pick up to check in. Each and every staff at the property makes you feel like home. Pictures don’t do justice to the property. We stayed for 3 nights and we enjoyed every bit of our stay. Excellent food, top notch service, everything I asked for in the room, lots of activities to keep ourselves busy during our stay. Kids had a good time at the kids club. We also took golf lessons which was a unique experience. Special thanks to Shabana and her team at the front desk for ensuring a smooth check in and check out. Big shout out to the chefs and the entire staff and Sala for the impeccable service they provided. Covam was such a great server. We can’t want to come back!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Hi mehrjoukani, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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nandanigoel wrote a review Sep 27
Bengaluru, India27 contributions13 helpful votes
For the best holiday experience in Goa, look no further.Taj exotica it is. A clean beach, beautiful property, warm staff and plethora of activities to keep you engaged. Thank you for a memorable vacay! Sharing some pictures from our awesome holiday. Lily and fish pond- kids fav spot View from the room Flying fish at the beach
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Hi nandanigoel, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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Ankeet S wrote a review Sep 26
Mumbai, India2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our stay at Taj Exotica turned out to be the Perfect Family Vacation… we chose this Property so our 3yo Toddler could have fun and we didn’t have to move out anywhere. We were in awe of the Resort, spectacular view of the sea, lush green lawns to walk around, and the beautifully done up Lobby!! What made our stay comfortable and memorable were the small gestures by the staff! The hotel never fails to give attention to the minutest details… On arrival, kids were given colourful Umbrellas which our son didn’t let go off his entire vacation… A very kid friendly property, with Programs like Taj Kids to keep the kids entertained at the play area with numerous activities and outdoor sports!! We would like to Thank Diksha and Inzam for helping us get the best possible Rooms, the view was amazing and an easy access to the Garden so we could hop outside and just play! Vikas at Sala da Pranzo Restaurant was most helpful- making sure we got the meals for our toddler and us just the way he likes! Our son has never had more fun and we will surely be returning again!
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Hi ankeets85, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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Nitin wrote a review Sep 26
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Had a lovely family break. This property has so much to offer for every age group. The staff at all the fronts is so courteous and always willing to go that extra mile to make you feel special. Its a go to destination to rejuvenate.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Hi AroraNItin, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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Monahmed wrote a review Sep 25
Hyderabad, India7 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I decided overnight that we would like to go away for a short break! We actually thought of staying at Leela but fortunately we ended up at Exotica and I couldn’t have been happier. The resort if everything you would want, luxurious stay, beautiful beach, great food, amazing service and a hassle free check in and check out. I can’t recommend this place enough. I only wish I had stayed longer and also brought my kids as it is one of the most family friendly resort that I was able to observe. The staff went out of the way to make sure that we were comfortable. Even before we arrived, I had two people call me to assure me about pick up at the airport. Then at the airport someone received us and showed us our taxis. Once we got to the hotel, Masoom was there to receive us and make sure our check in was smooth. She had even called us the night before and introduced herself which i thought was such a personal touch. Disha the duty manager again checked up on us and made sure everything was to our liking. Everyone we interacted with at the reception was always smiling and so friendly. Commendable service. The lobby is beautiful and so spacious, and the pool tables as well as the tea room, a joy. The intern, Gaurav at the tea room room took such great care of us and was extremely friendly. It was a pleasure to talk to him. Ganesh, the chef, made sure my husband who is severely allergic to egg was able to eat enjoyable meals. I usually don’t enjoy 5 star buffets as much but this place was different. Everything I had tasted delicious. Chefs def know what they are doing. Creson and Niddhi at the restaurant were always helpful and greeted us with much warmth. So did many of the others but wasn’t able to get their names before I left. We had the bay facing room and I think it was the perfect choice. We were close to the beach, lobby as well as the restaurant and swimming pool. The pick up and drop was hassle free and the drivers respectful and friendly. On the whole, an amazing experience and def possible because of everyone who made it happen. Thank you Taj!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Hi Monahmed, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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Ujjwal D wrote a review Sep 24
Mumbai, India1 contribution
Very friendly and co-operative staff. Excellent service. Appreciate the effort for going the extra mile in decorating our room and putting in a surprise birthday cake as it was our daughter's birthday. Kid's play area is well attended by the team there. The room location was a quite far off from the main lobby and other recreational areas like the pool and the beach and the walk was a little too much to be taken frequently and you would need a buggy ride which at times takes some wait to get to. Thank Taj for the perfect experience!!
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Hi UjjwalDeo86, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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Kapil wrote a review Sep 23
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Taj exotica is one of the most scenic beach front property. we had am amazing experience of stay during monsoon .In the serene ambiance of the property makes it a perfect gate away destination although pool requires a bit renovation.vipin and benny gave us a very relaxing massage at jiva spa.Breakfast is very good at sala de pranzo .will visit soon
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Hi Kapildev12786, The entire team at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa would like to thank you for such great feedback about your recent visit. It gives us great pleasure to read that your experience was flawless and team was able to dazzle and delight you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vishal Singh General Manager - Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
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$230 - $468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
IndiaGoaSouth Goa DistrictSalcetteBenaulim
NUMBER OF ROOMS
140
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Frequently Asked Questions about Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa
Which popular attractions are close to Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa?
Nearby attractions include Din Brothers Jewellers & Goldsmiths (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Barbeque Bay by Club Mahindra Emerald Palms, Goa, Joecons Beach Shack, and Cavatina Cuchina.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa have airport transportation?
Yes, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.