GTDC Calangute Residency Hotel, Goa
The belief is that if one bathes in the salty goodness of the
Calangute water and dries off in the Calangute
sun and sand, various ailments from the common cold to the agony
of arthiritis are kept at bay. Standing on the sands of the world
famous Calangute Beach the 58-room Calangute
Residency offers comfortable rooms. This luxurious complex
forms part of a melting pot where the East meets the West with
the most happening night life of Goa just a stone’s
This complex offers you hip party nights and lazy serene days.
A medicinal dip in the sea is a tradition with locals residing
in the surrounding hills.
Situated on the sands of the world famous Calangute Beach
, the Calangute Residency offers you rooms overlooking
the sea. Calangute Beach is just 16 km from the
capital city of Panaji is the most popular destination for domestic
and foreign holidaymakers.
You can take your pick of meals at the Blue Bay restaurant which
is very popular with locals and tourists alike The rooms are comfortable
and spacious and the suites just perfect for an entire family.
Best of all are the large patios where one can sit out and drink
in the awesome beauty of the Arabian Sea any time of the day or
The cottages are tastefully fitted with authentic and comfortable
Goan Portuguese furniture. For those who prefer
non-airconditioned rooms, the crisp sea breeze fills the rooms
and your entire being.
403 and 404 are especially comfortable, with balconies for both
sitting room and bedroom a small room for wardrobe and stowing
away your luggage.
The lovely garden of the Calangute Residency
is a beautiful foil to the pretty cottages and the blue sea beyond.
The Residency is also pretty hi-tech in that it has its own waster
water treatment plant where recycled waste water is used for watering
Around Calangute Residency
Walk along the beach line from Sinquerim/Candolim/Calangute to
Baga for getting all those cobwebs out of your mind. It is a peaceful
yet exhilarating experience. You can hire a motorbike or scooter
and go on a bike ride to the 16th century Aguada Fort or to the
sandy rocky, picturesque beaches like Vagator (7kms) and Anjuna
(5kms), Chapora (9kms). Do wear a crash helmet though and ride
carefully. Another special feature on this stretch of beaches
is the flea market on Wednesdays and Arpora Night market, with
live music, on Thursdays and Saturdays.
The streets of Calangute are filled with shops
offering a wide range of goods, namely souvenirs, metal crafts,
leather items, clothes and jewellery, not just from Goa
, but from other parts of the country as well.
The sober may just relax or sun bathe on the sun kissed beaches
or sit comfortably in the shacks sipping and watching the ever-playful
beach. The adventurous can venture into water sport activities
like parasailing or ride the waves on water scooters.
Tito’s and Mambo’s on the Baga road are a few of
he hottest spots where everyone jams up looking for party action.
Entertainment; Kerkar Art Gallery, and Galeira de belas Artes
sell contemporary paintings, sculpture, ceramics and crafts.
and non-AC rooms