Scuba Diving Vacations in Goa
enjoying water sports and scuba diving in Goa
The best season for enjoying water sports and scuba diving in Goa is from October to May. It's the season when the skies are cloudless and blue and the water remains placid. Some of Resorts in Goa offering diving or are close to diving sites are as follows:
SUN VILLAGE RESORT
India's only 4 star fully inclusive resort is beautifully set on the slopes of Arpora hills overlooking picturesque salt lakes and rice fields. With 135 well appointed air-conditioned suites, conference facilities, gala buffets, theme entertainment and a choice of exciting cuisines from mouth watering barbeques to Goan delicacies, this resort offers excellent facilities and a diver friendly pool. Complimentary TRY SCUBA sessions are conducted every Monday morning. Fun for all the family, join our team of Instructors to experience your first breath underwater.
CHALSTON BEACH RESORT
Overlooking the Arabian Sea along the ever popular Calangute-Baga beach, Chalston offers an ideal holiday spot for divers and families who wish to stay close to the main activity hub of Goa yet still relax in the comfort and tranquility of this friendly, family run resort. Enjoy warm hospitality, sunset cocktails and a choice of Indian or Continental cuisine at the Chalston Beach Shack. Complimentary 'TRY SCUBA' sessions are conducted every Monday afternoon. Our team of Instructors awaits you at the poolside coffee bar for scuba fun, a cappuccino and a slice of freshly baked walnut cake!
THE PANJIM INN
Amidst winding alleys, decaying mansions and old portals, this hotel has been part of the Latin Quarter Pantheon for many years and was amongst the first Big Houses of Fontainhas. Built in the 1800's it has been owned by the same family for over 5 generations. Each of its 14 rooms are quite different in character with four poster beds, carved Almirahs and period furniture. Original paintings from the in house art gallery 'Gitanjali' gives an air of romance for the present and nostalgia for the past. The vintage first floor veranda with its turn of the century rosewood furniture offer both local and continental cuisine and the promise of a perfect evening sipping a cold beer or local Feni.
ALDEIA SANTA RITA
The charming colorful villas of this unique 3 star boutique resort are quaintly reminiscent of a traditional Portuguese village. Each spacious villa has a private balcony, is tastefully decorated in warm colonial tones and equipped with modern amenities. Pamper yourself in the beauty parlour or unwind at the rustic ayurvedic massage and treatment centre. The multi cuisine restaurant also specializes in Thai dishes and the cozy French styled Creparia Candolim serves a wide selection of sweet and savory crepes that are simply irresistible.
With it’s cozy charm and superb location this 3 star boutique hotel, situated just off the happening Baga road, is a just a short walk from the very popular Baga Beach, renown for it’s excellent beach shacks and laid back atmosphere. Rooms are bright, airy and comfortable. The heart of the hotel is the swimming pool where regulars gather throughout the day at the poolside Bamboo Bistro for a cool beer and a snack. With an eclectic choice of dining adventures, Las Masalas serves an intriguing combination of Spanish, continental, Mediterranean and Indian dishes whilst Thai Bazaar serves up oriental specialties.
A perfect choice for those who love to be in the middle of the action but also enjoy the quiet of a small resort, Horizon is a cool oasis in the lively centre of Calangute. All rooms are comfortable and pool facing, overlooking an open air multi cuisine restaurant. Calangute Beach is just a short walk away, past the plethora of colorful Tibetan market stalls, theme bars and restaurants offering delectable local and international fare.