Located on the southwest coast of Goa, overlooking the Arabian sea, this Mediterranean-style 5 star resort is one of the best five star hotels in Goa and has a way of slowing down time to a tranquil tempo. Set amidst fifty-six acres of lush gardens, Taj Exotica is a showcase for relaxation with tropical-inspired design touches, grand architecture, a sun-drenched atrium, wide shady corridors, and flower lined patios for a memorable stay.
The Taj Exotica is subtly divided into the main hotel building with spacious deluxe and luxury rooms and two and four bedroom villas.
Rooms & Suites
Spacious and sophisticated, all guestrooms at the Taj Exotica embody the Indian tradition of luxurious design and comfort. Interiors stand out with their elegant blend of Goan and Portuguese style.
The Garden Villa, of 612 sq ft, is a spacious room in a 4 room villa. The room has a view of landscaped gardens. Inter connecting rooms available on request. All rooms have a private balcony or verandah.
Deluxe Sea View Rooms
The Deluxe Sea View Room, of 612 sq ft, is a spacious one room in the main building. It has a sea view. All bathrooms have bath tubs with individual shower cubicles.
Sea View Villas
The Sea View Villa, of 612 sq. ft, is a spacious one room in 2 or 4 room unit/ villa. The room has a sea view. The room has a tea/coffee maker, a mini bar, safe, colour TV, direct dial telephones, colour television with satellite programs, channel music, hair dryer, and data port facility.
Garden Pool Villas
The Garden Pool Villa, of 612 sq ft, is a garden facing room in a 2 room unit/ villa. It has a private pool and overlooks landscaped gardens. The room has a tea/coffee maker, a mini bar, safe, colour TV, direct dial telephones, colour television with satellite programs, channel music, hair dryer, and data port facility.
The Luxury Room, of 735 sq ft, is a large room in the main building. It is sea facing and has a Jacuzzi in the bathroom. The room has DVD player, tea/coffee maker, mini bar, safe, colour TV, direct dial telephones, colour television with satellite programs, channel music, hair dryer, and data port facility.
Sea View Pool Villas
The Sea View Pool Villa is a sea-facing room in a 2 room unit/ villa. It has a private pool and overlooks the golf course and the sea.
The Sunset Villa is 612 sq ft room in a 2 room unit. The rooms are sold individually and not interconnected. It overlooks the golf course and the sea, and has a private pool.
The Luxury Suite, of 1250 sq ft, is a one- bedroom suite with a living room in the main building with a sea view. The suite has 2 bathrooms; a bathroom in the master bedroom has a Jacuzzi. There is a DVD player in the room. The room can be inter -connected to a Deluxe Sea View Room.
The Presidential Villa, of 1785 sq ft, is a large 2 bedroom suite with a living room. It has a private pool, private garden and a sea view. Each bedroom with attached bathroom. 24 hour butler service with separate pantry. Each room has a DVD player.
Food and Wine
From casual, all-day eateries to formal, fine dining, guests can look forward to a wide selection of delectable dishes and refreshing drinks.
At Taj, we offer a distinctive dining experience, one that explores the nuances of the finest Indian and international cuisines, serving traditional and contemporary
Guests can unwind in the plush romantic setting of this handsomely-panelled lounge bar. Featuring a unique interior of Hollywood pin-ups, and movie posters, the bar offers the perfect atmosphere for smoking cigars, sipping Cognac, enjoying bite-sized refreshments, and more. Prawn Chilli Olive Skewers & Masala Cottage Cheese Nuggets are house specialties.
Attire: Smart Casual
At Allegria, guests can succumb to the charms of old world architecture and the incredibly-fresh flavours of Goan cuisine.
This handsome restaurant provides an eclectic mix of traditional Goan food with an emphasis on seafood and Portuguese Wines. Signature dishes include Kullanche Mass, Nistiachi Koddi, and Caldin de verdura. Even Goans call this “home”!
Attire: Smart Casual
Guests can explore the cuisines of the world, including authentic Indian fare, exotic specialties from South East Asia and classic continental dishes served with contemporary flair.
Signature dishes are Tenderloin on Bacon Gallets, Parmesan Crusted Chicken. The restaurant also specializes in specific regional menus like Jain, Gujarati, and North Indian.
Guests can sample the succulent flavours of the Orient with Sichuan, Canton, and Hunan specialties. Signature dishes include crispy fried spinach, and lotus stem with honey and chili sauce.
Attire: Smart Casual
This thatched beachfront restaurant offers a delectable selection of seafood and an impressive array of wines. The Chef recommends Grilled Lobster with lemon garlic butter.
Attire: Smart Casual
Guests can relax in an old-world atmosphere and feast on delicious Italian, Moroccan, Spanish, and Provencal fare. This welcoming restaurant facing the Arabian Sea features a variety of Mediterranean cuisines, as well as a lively show kitchen and pizza oven. Lebanese mezze, hummus, falafel, tabbouleh , oven baked red snapper, honey glazed shrimps and wine leaves dolmas are amongst the house specialties.
Attire: Smart Casual
Pool Side Sandwich Counter And Fresh Fruit Bar:
This sandwich counter, conveniently located next to the swimming pool, offers tasty refreshments including sandwiches, freshly squeezed juices, a ‘Health Drink of the Day’, and ice cream.
Facilities & Services
Guests can look forward to our quality facilities and distinctive services.
Hotel Business Services include:
Broadband Internet access
Laptop computers on hire
Mobile phones on hire
Portable printers on hire
Wireless Internet access
Hotel Leisure and Other Services include:
Beauty parlor/Salon for men
Car hire service
Drivers rest room
Express laundry/dry cleaning
Purified water supply
Safe in all rooms
Wireless Internet all across the resort
Meeting Rooms & Banquet Facilities include:
4,600 square feet Ballroom with a reception capacity of 1000. This is one the largest pillar less banquet hall in Goa. Exclusively-fitted private dining rooms; Palm Grove, a specially-designed part of the beach is reserved for midsized to large groups; it is located directly on the beach.
The Jiva Spa at Taj Exotica:
Blending ancient Indian wisdom with contemporary therapies, Jiva Spa offers the best in Indian rejuvenation therapies ranging from Indian aromatherapy massages, time-honored Indian treatments, body scrubs and wraps. Signature Jiva Spa experiences bring guests the essence of traditional royal wellness and therapeutic experiences. For more information, visit the Jiva Spas.
From relaxing Ayurveda massages to meditative archery or a fast-paced game of tennis, guests can look forward to a wide variety of recreation and fun.
Fitness and fun include:
Activity centre for kids
Carpet Shop/Jewellery Shop
Daily activities and workshops
Swimming pool with separate children’s
Beach and sports include:
Golf (a nine hole executive course and putting green)
Architecturally reminiscent of the temples of Kerala, Jiva Spa is truly a holistic healing experience – a temple of the Self. The Spa offers oil lamps, incense, and natural surrounding, as well as spacious treatment rooms with private gardens and a relaxing bathing pool. The Jiva Spa also offers couple suites and single rooms for men and women.
The Ayushman Ayurveda Trust, an important institute of traditional Ayurveda, manages the Jiva Spa. It offers qualified Ayurveda doctors, skilled masseurs, and therapies to rejuvenate and boost longevity.
The Exotica Spa
Includes a fully equipped gymnasium, separate men and women massage rooms, steam room, Jacuzzi, and separate relaxation rooms. The Spa offers aromatherapy, Swedish, Balinese and Thai massage, and more.
Located in close proximity to the beach, these private pavilions provide the perfect place to rejuvenate and relax. The sound of the sea, and the slow rhythmic massage techniques and therapies are the perfect solution towards calming the mind and body
Kids games and play include:
Children’s Activity Centre with sand pit, crafts and computer zone. Fun and innovative games conducted daily for children.
Recreation outside the hotel:
Visit a private Portuguese home to view displays of artifacts and paintings from generations ago
Visit churches and temples of Old Goa