While there are many luxury 5 star resorts in Goa if you are looking for the best place to stay for a family or group holiday then choosing one of the amazing luxury private pool villas in Goa is the best option. In this article I’ll explain why and give you some of my recommendations for the best villas.
Reasons to Stay in a Private Pool Villa in Goa
When you want an extra special, unforgettable holiday, your choice of accommodation is vital. So if you are looking for all the luxury of a 5 star hotel but with all the privacy and comforts of home, why not splash out and stay at one of the best luxury private pool villas in Goa!
If you have a large group its sometimes a more affordable option than paying for multiple hotel rooms and you’ll have the property all to yourself. Many of the private pool villas in Goa are large properties with 5 or 6 bedrooms comfortably hosting 10 – 24 guests making them perfect for celebrations, special occasions with large groups of friends and family.
Private pool villas are the best option if you want to host a lavish party, or want a secluded honeymoon. They are also a great option for families as the kids will have so much fun playing in the pool. Plus it’s safer and more hygienic as you’ll be the only ones (apart from the staff) staying at the villa.
If you’d prefer a luxury beach hut experience with jacuzzis on the sea facing balcony – check out this post on Goa’s luxury beach huts!
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With a private villa in Goa you get complete privacy as you have the whole place to yourself making it the safest and most hygienic option. Some Goa villas are also fully serviced and come complete with staff and chefs so you don’t have to lift a finger on your holiday.
Most of the best private villas in Goa are located in North Goa close to Goa’s best restaurants, shopping and lively nightlife, but there are also some amazing luxury villas in South Goa close to the uncrowded beaches for those you like to get away from it all.
As rates for private pool villas in Goa fluctuate depending on season, number of guests and demand I’ve included links to the properties on Booking.com so you can check the current best rates for your dates as well as check more photos, details, reviews and book.
Top 5 Handpicked Luxury Private Pool Villas in Goa
What could be better than to stay immersed in the heritage of Goa in a beautifully looked after Portuguese mansion that dates back to 1903. The villa has been restored with love and exceptional attention to detail, keeping all the unique, historical features while also containing all the modern conveniences for a comfortable and luxurious stay.
This stunning historic property has a beautiful private outdoor swimming pool complete with a patio, sun terrace, barbecue all surrounded by gardens. The house sleeps 12 guest in the 6 bedrooms and also offers 5 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, dinning area and large living room complete with a smart TV. This villa is fully air conditioned with wifi and private and secure on site parking.
Situated in Verla, the villa is just a short 6km drive from the popular beaches, restaurants and nightlife of popular Calangute and Baga while being located in a peaceful environment, This is the best private pool villa in Goa for those looking for a luxurious experience while soaking up Goa’s unique heritage.
Ikshaa Villa is an intimate and elegant private villa located in the charming village of Loutolim near uncrowded Majorda Beach in South Goa. This villa can sleep 6 adults and 2 children and features a grassy courtyard and private outdoor swimming pool surrounded by tropical greenery.
The villa is tastefully decorated for modern times to include a fully equipped kitchen, living and dinning area with a flat-screen TV and library with air conditioning and wifi throughout, whilst still lovingly retaining many heritage characteristics.
The village of Loutolim is famous for being the home to some of the finest examples of Goan architecture, verdant paddy fields and the Ancestral Goa Museum that recreates rural Goan life as it was 100 years ago. For nature lovers the spice plantations at Ponda are only 8 km away, while Goa’s most beautiful and uncrowded beaches are less than 30 minutes drive.
Ikshaa Villa is one of the best private pool villas in Goa for those who want to experience the traditional Goan countryside in secluded luxury.
Nestled between the jungle, river and lesser known beaches in South Goa is this beautiful 6 bedroom luxury private pool villa that provides a home away from home for 13 guests. Away from the crowds, you will get a sense of Goan life whilst being only 2.5 km away from the hidden gem of Talpona Beach and just 15 mins drive away from popular Palolem Beach.
This luxury modern villa, named Lua Cheia, can host 13 guests in 6 stylish and elegantly decorated bedrooms with 5 bathrooms, a living area with flat screen satellite TV, wifi, air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen and dinning area.
One of the highlights here is the outdoor spaces of the 1,400 sq mt property featuring a large outdoor private swimming pool surrounded by tropical plants, a patio with pool views and a large wraparound veranda overlooking the lush gardens.
This luxurious private pool villa in Goa is perfectly located for exploring popular Palolem Beach and also discovering the lesser known countryside and beaches of far South Goa.
You’ll be forgiven for never wanting to leave this fully serviced luxurious private pool villa in Goa. This beautiful Portuguese-colonial house tucked away in tropical gardens is a true haven of tranquillity and luxury.
A sumptuously decorated, open plan living room area opens out onto the terrace and majestic private outdoor swimming pool surrounded by exotic gardens. The 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms can sleep 12 guests comfortably. There’s also a dinning room, fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning and private parking complete with discreet, personalised service from the staff to make your stay as comfortable, luxurious and memorable as possible.
The attention to detail here is simply spell bounding with handpicked Oriental artefacts and objetsart work, gilded pediments above the doors, spiral staircases and antique furniture while oriental style stone statues make exploring the gardens a delight.
This pool villa is located in Sioilm therefore offering convenient access to both the popular nightlife scene of Anjuna Beach and Baga Beach and also being close to Morjim and Ashvem, the more peaceful beaches of North Goa. There’s also an intimate spa and yoga shala exclusively for guests.
For the best private pool villa in Goa for large groups conveniently located near the to airport look no further than Villa Amorzito! This spacious, modern, villa in Dona Paula sleeps 24 guests in it’s 10 luxurious bedrooms. It’s located only 5 km from Panaji and just 8 km from the airport, meaning you spend more time enjoying your holiday and less time traveling.
Featuring huge, floor to ceiling windows, the villa is spacious, light and fully air conditioned with clean lines, modern furnishings and an elegant, contemporary style. Balconies overlook the private outdoor swimming pool and luscious greenery. A comfortable living area, dinning room, fully equipped kitchen with mini bar and private parking complete this luxury villa.
Dona Paula is one of the best places in Goa to watch the sunset, known as the Lover’s Paradise it features a beach, jetty and iconic statue. You can also explore nearby Miramar beach, Panaji’s colourful Latin quarter of Fontainhas and the historic, UNESCO listed churches of Old Goa within easy reach from this luxury Goa villa.
I hope this post has helped you find the perfect Goa private pool villa and that you have a great time in Goa. For more recommendations check out my list of Goa pool villas here and my pick of Goa’s best beach resorts here.
Be aware that the best luxury private pool villas in Goa get booked up quickly so make sure you book way in advance to avoid disappointment.
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