Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa

South Goa, India

At a Glance

  • Entertainment for children - activity centre, a babysitting service and dedicated children's pool, plus bikes for hire, two pool tables, and a putting green!

  • Wide range of cuisine - restaurants serving Chinese, Goan and Mediterranean food.

  • Amazingly fresh seafood from the beachfront Lobster Shack

  • Relaxation treatments at the Jiva Spa - offering aromatherapy, Swedish, Balinese and Thai massage.

  • Signature snacks like Prawn Chilli Olive skewers and Masala Cottage Cheese Nuggets served at hotel’s lounge bar, Adega Camoens.

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The monsoon season begins around June, when the hot temperatures of summer are cooled with an influx of clouds and rain. On average, the hottest months of the year are April and May. The best time to visit Goa is between late October and early April. The peak tourist season is from mid-December to mid-January, when the weather is near perfect, with daytime temperatures rarely going beyond 32°C.

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Insider's View

Ask Scott Dunn for directions to an excellent beach restaurant located close to the Taj Exotica.

Take one of the hotel's bicycles to explore the resort and the nearby villages

Try some complimentary yoga which takes place at 8am each morning at the hotel's Ayurvedic centre

To start planning your holiday to Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Goa


The Taj Exotica is located in South Goa and is set in 56 acres of landscaped lawns and tropical gardens along a 700-metre stretch of Benaulim beach. With 140 rooms and suites designed with an elegant blend of Goan and Portuguese styles.

The hotel is subtly split between the main block containing 31 sea view rooms and a number of villas located in the gardens, some with private pools. The rooms are tastefully furnished, offering a range of modern amenities.

The hotel is ideally suited for families, offering villas to house larger families and a dedicated Kids' Club with a range of activities.

The hotel has 6 restaurants and bars, offering a variety of different culinary options from Mediterranean, Oriental or Goan. The hotel also offers a Taj Spa offering Indian and holistic treatments. The Spa has a number of treatment rooms, steam rooms and a Jacuzzi. The hotel also contains the Taamra Spa, a dedicated Ayurveda Spa. The hotel has an extensive list of facilities that you would expect from a resort of this kind.

It goes without saying that during your stay at the Taj Exotica you will have the services of our Scott Dunn agents, who will be able to suggest days out and other activities. They will also assist with transfers through Bombay airport.

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66 Garden Villas, 31 Deluxe Sea View Rooms, 9 Sea View Villas, 4 Garden Pool Villas, 8 Luxury Rooms, 6 Sea View Pool Villas, 8 Luxury Rooms, 6 Sea View Pool Villas, 8 Sunset Villas with Private Pool, 2 Luxury Suites, 2 Presidential Suites w / Private Pool


Children are welcome to stay at Taj Exotica. Younger guests will be entertained at Tex Kids Club, open till 8pm each day as well as enjoying the Children's pool complete with mini water slide.


Babysitting, Currency Exchange, 24 Hour Room Service, Doctor on Call, Luggage Storage, Laundry, Internet, Hotel Safe, Transfers


Gym, Jogging Track, Pool, Table Tennis, Gold Course, Beauty Salon, Taj Spa, Business Centre, Health Club, Library, Taamra Spa, Shopping Arcade



Leonora McNabb (Staff)

Taj Exotica is an excellent option for guests wanting a classic resort with excellent service and plenty to do. Located in the quieter southern part of Goa, Taj Exotica is suited to guests wanting some down time on their trip through India.


Daniel Smith (Staff)

The Taj Exotica is a luxury resort in South Goa. It does offer good service and food, but could possibly do with a refurbishment to its rooms.

Location & directions

South Goa, India

Taj Exotica Goa stands amidst 56 acres of lush landscaped lawns and tropical gardens along a 700 meter stretch of Benaulim beach, on the southwest coast of Goa, overlooking the Arabian sea.

How to get there

12-hour 30-minute international flight (via Mumbai) to Goa's Dabolim Airport. The hotel is a 45-minute drive from the airport.

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