Casa Menezes Homestay - Casa Menezes Homestay is a heritage homestay. Its rustic location provides a lush green view from balconies along with the Pillar and Santa Ana hills. There are four types of en-suites available at different prices, infrastructure, and views:
Balcony Heritage Suite
On the upper verandah, this luxury suite is acquainted with four colonial beds.
Quarto do Baie
Along with one colonial bed, the balcony overlooks Jardim.
Quarto do Casa
Located on the upper verandah, the luxury suite comes with four colonial beds.
Verandah Garden Heritage Suite
This suite overlooks the garden and the beautiful hills of Jardim.
Location: Lake Road, Opposite to Batim Lake, Batim Village, Goa
Cost: INR 3,500 – INR 8,800 per night
Facilities: Balcony, swimming pool, 24/7 front desk
Ocean Heights Homestay - Perched on the hillock in Dona Paula, Ocean Homestay is a dainty homestay in North Goa. The entire Dona Paula sea view can be seen from its balcony. It is a haven for solo travelers who want to escape the cacophony of city life and spend some time amidst nature. It is the most sought after place due to its comparatively cheaper rates. The best thing is that it is a bit distant from the buzzing places of Goa, so you can have a tranquil stay over here.
Location: House no. 22/130/A Ocean Heights N.I.O. Post Office, Dona Paula
Cost: INR 1,500 – INR 2,500 per night
Facilities: Balcony, complimentary breakfast, restaurant
The D’Gamaz Luxe Homestay - The D’Gamaz Luxe Homestay is a villa built on a sprawling campus of 2,200 square meters. This place can be rented by couples, colleagues, friends, or solo travelers alike. This is a pet-friendly place, so if you want a weekend away with your pets, you know where to go! There are three types of bedrooms available – Super King, King, and Common.
Location: House no. 452, Bhouta Vaddo, Assagao, Opp Happy Bar, Bardez, Goa
Cost: INR 3,700 per night
Facilities: Pet-friendly, swimming pool, restaurant, bar
The Caravela Homestay - The Caravela Homestay is flanked with many restaurants, cafes, pubs, and bars close by, which makes this an attractive place to spend time in. Not only this, it makes for one of the best budget homestays in Goa. This is a Portuguese colonial building with all the basic amenities provided for. The windows and balconies overlooking the city view give an immersive cultural outlook of Goa. There are rooms available with the option of twin beds, multiple beds, single and double beds.
Location: Rua 31 de Janeiro, Sao Tome, Panaji, Goa 403001
Cost: INR 2,800 per night
Facilities: Luggage storage, WiFi, garden, laundry services, and airport transportation
Capella Forest Retreat Homestay - Capella Forest Retreat Homestay is a luxury homestay located in the sleepy village of Parra, about 21 km from Dabolim Airport. The breakfast here makes for a sumptuous meal to explore Goan cuisine. Its rooms are divided into three types, each with a vivid and detailed design – Magnolia, Heliconia, and Jacaranda. Nestled amidst nature, this makes for a quiet escape from the city life
Location: 376/1, Bokachi Aradi, Parra, Goa
Cost: INR 6,300 – INR 8,900 per night
Facilities: Swimming pool, board games section, spacious en-suites with a common TV room, tea and coffee machines in every room
Olaulim Backyards - Olaulim Backyards is located in the Olaulim village, about 12 km from Panjim. Among all the North Goa homestays, this is the only one with fields, rivers, and lush green pastures nearby. This is the epicentre of hamlets interspersed around the Mandori River thereby making it a fascinating place for local cultural exploration. Olaulim Backyards also has a massive swimming pool flanked by green gardens and tall coconut trees.
Location: Olaulim, North Goa, Goa 403523
Cost: INR 4000 – INR 9,500 per night
Facilities: Swimming pool, canoeing/kayaking, fishing, bird walking and nature walks, scuba diving, white water river rafting, and pottery.
Shivam Homestay - Shivam Homestay is a family homestay in Goa and can accommodate at most 9 people in their 3 bedroom home. They have a private swimming pool and deluxe and luxury suites, with balconies overlooking the lush green gardens. The bike rentals within their premises have made cycling a common activity.
Location: Calangute Mapusa Road, Naikawada
Cost: INR 6,000 – INR 10,700 per night
Facilities: Bike rentals, café, restaurant, swimming pool
Goan Homestay - Goan Homestay is one of the budget homestays in Goa that provides all the basic amenities necessary at astonishing prices. The rooms are acquainted with the king and queen sized beds, double beds, and there are rooms for solo travelers too. Breakfast is complimentary and gives an exotic exposure to Goan cuisine. The restaurant serves seafood and fish curries mixed with Indian spices that make for a sumptuous meal. The balconies overlooking lush green pastures of land and the birds chirping in the morning makes for a delightful experience at this place.
Cost: INR 1,500 – INR 2,000 per night
Facilities: Complementary breakfast, restaurant, 24/7 front desk
Holy Cross Homestays - Holy Cross Homestays are mostly 1BHK apartments that welcome tourists due to their cliquey stays. They are situated close to chapels and churches, so those looking for a spiritual getaway can always visit. The apartments are fully furnished and air conditioned. There is a fully equipped kitchen cabinet with all the utensils, so you can cook your meals or order in as you please. They also provide extra mattresses to accommodate more people in one room if need be.
Location: Behind Santa Cruz High School, Santa Cruz, Goa - India, Panaji, Goa 403005
Cost: INR 1,200 – 2,000 per night
Facilities: Fully furnished, kitchenette, kitchenware, extra mattresses
Peace Homestays - Peace Homestays offer comfortable accommodations near Vagator. They are the most sought after homestays due to their vicinity to the beaches. Some of their rooms and balconies overlook the beach. Charpora beach is at a 3-minute walking distance, and Vagator beach a 12 minute walk away. There is an outdoor pool and a well-equipped kid’s room within the premises. They also offer fishing and hiking tours on demand.
Location: House No 340, Chapora Jetty Chapora -Vagator Panchayat, Mapusa, Goa 403509
Cost: INR 5,800 – 11,500 per night
Facilities: Fishing, swimming pool, hiking, balcony, slippers, free toiletries, and a hairdryer