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Team outings are a great activity to get to know your colleagues in a non professional setting. A personal connect with the team always goes a long way in keeping the team together. Plus experiencing a new place is an added incentive.
Goa is considered amongst the best places for company outings. Goa is a land of myriad sightseeing locales and varied hedonistic pleasures. There are wildlife sanctuaries, beaches, places of heritage and churches here. Thanks to Goa’s stature as an international tourist destination, there are numerous world class places for team outing in Goa.
The following information discusses some team outing resorts in Goa.
1. Taj Exotica
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Overlooking the Arabian Sea, the Taj Exotica set amidst 56 acres of lush gardens and is acclaimed as one of the idyllic team outing resorts in Goa. Located near the Benaulim Beach, it possesses more than 140 exquisitely designed air-conditioned rooms. From within the rooms and balconies, the visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding and the sea.
Luxury and satiating amenities of this retreat make it one of the ideal team outing resorts in Goa. Be it the swimming pool with Jacuzzi, food and drink, water sport facilities, and corporate team outing programs, it has all! Amongst the water sports, Jet Ski and Water Scooter are the main highlights.
On a usual team outing, the team members can participate in various workshops, different indoor games, golfing, bird watching tour, cycling, spice plantation visits, Old Goa tour and other cultural tours as well. Business centres within the resort hosts meetings, conferences and other corporate events with full of life and gesture. Shopping malls, barber shops, laundry services and other facilities like travel desk keeps the team members connected with the rest of the world.
Offering different types of lodging and food options, it serves its patrons all throughout the year with great taste and splendours. Warm hospitality, pleasant ambience, tantalizing foods and opulent services of Taj Exotica makes it an ideal destination for team outings.
2. The Leela
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This hotel combines opulence, Portuguese heritage, and the natural flavour of a Goan environment. The culmination of so many attributes produces a world class resort called The Leela near Cavelossim beach is set amidst 75 acres of verdant greenery, this resort features exquisite accommodations, an incredible spa experience, and excellent facilities.
Teams can take up various water sports like speed boating, boat rides. Teams can also indulge in some golf, play tennis or play some beach volleyball.
The hotel has a business centre and customized concierge service and great spa. If teams are out on a business and pleasure trip, the Leela is also equipped with conference rooms. You can get The Leela to pick you from the airport as well. In all this is what grand luxury feels like. The Leela doesn’t come cheap, at Rs 16000. Depending on the kind of budget you’re looking at, you may choose The Club a butler serviced room or Premiere rooms or the comfortable Lagoon rooms and suites.
Absolutely fantastic, mouth watering dishes await patrons at Jamavar the North and south Indian cuisine or Italian dining Riverside, people with a penchant for grilled sea food may try the Susegado
The is a buffet at The Restaurant and the beautiful Yali Lounge – Afternoon tea and cocktails. Teams can also choose to let their hair down at Aqua the dance floor or sip on a drink beside the pool at the Pool Bar.
3. Taj Vivanta Holiday Village
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This resort will charm you with its seafront ambience. It is a place to soak in the spirit of Goa. The retreat offers plenty of avenues to indulge in exotic thrills. You are invited into a world of reinvigorating activities like Parasailing, water-skiing, wind surfing. These open spaces are perfect vantage points to breed camaraderie between colleagues. You feel the warm vibe and the fresh appeals of this place in abundant measure. These aspects make this place among the top team outing resorts in Goa. Locateed on the Candolim beach, Taj Vivanta comes equipped with fitness centre, pool bar, jungle jam – play area and restaurant Jiva and Spa
The Taj Vivanta also organizes sightseeing tours for its guests. Teams could indulge in a few indoor activities and enjoy swimming or play some golf.
The Vivanta offers 5 stunning options for stay at the Superior charm cottage, The Premium indulge cottage, The Deluxe allure villa, The Premium temptation villa, The Luxury bliss villa. The luxury resort offer 4 great dining options at the Caravela – All-day dining under the shade of a centuries old banyan tree, the Beach house for lip smacking Sea food, some wonderful Thai cuisine at the Banyan Tree and Drift for the Nightlife menu
4. Park Hyatt Resort and Spa
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Elegantly spread over more than 40 acres of lush naturalistic settings, this resort is a unique one. The exquisitely landscaped outdoors are bestowed with lagoons and water ways. The architecture of the resort is dramatic to say the least. Built incorporating the Indo-Portuguese style, the charming accommodations here are in a league of their own. Each accommodation provides a spa-inspired bathing experience. There are a handful of signature dining restaurants at the resort and enough facilities to keep everyone happy. Located near the Arossim Beach, the Hyatt offers magnified luxury with its fine dining restaurant, large swimming pools, a spa and sprawling lawns. The Hyatt offers stay in Park Room and Imperador Suite.
Teams could experience cooking in groups and visiting old homes or may be even buy souvenirs in Goa. There are also church and temple tours that can be experienced. If food is your thing, Casa Sarita serves delectable Goan dishes
5. The Lalit
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This resort has enough facilities and amenities to suit any corporate outing. Be it enjoying a round of golf, to relishing a sumptuous Goan lunch and to relaxing in well-furnished accommodations; there are enough avenues for excitement here.
The Lalit is located beside the Canacona beach. This beach presents an idyllic location to conduct team outing events such as beach volleyball, beach football, treasure hunt and so on. Teams members can also bond over Jet skiing, water surfing, and speed boating. The Lalit offers both Garden and Sea view suites; there are also the Luxury suits and Lalit Legacy suites.
The Lalit offers a wide range of food options for the eternally famished, treat yourself to Sirocco to some tempting Mediterranean dishes or Corta’s for some Goan food, sip on some drinks at the very Feni or Gazebo Sunken bar beside the pool or at Canacona the mult cusine restaurant open through the day or the Sea bg – Sea facing barbeque
The amenities at the Lalit include a great golf, Rejuve – the spa where you can relax and be pampered The Lalit also has Conference and meeting facilities that can be availed.
6. The Zuri White Sands
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Located on the Varca Beach is where you come to open your senses to an appealing world bestowed with fine representations of nature. Boasting of a huge meandering swimming pool, this water body is a sight to behold as it stretches across the expanse of the resort. Consistently, the Zuri White Sands has picked accolades and awards for being one of the best resorts in Goa. Patrons may indulge in waterskiing, parasailing and speed boat rides. This place is great if you want to take part in water games or even hit the gym. The Zuri White Sands is fantastic place to unwind, the unisex beauty salon is great to de stress, and so is the spa. Explore Goa or simply splurge in the Dunes Casino.
Accomodation at the Zuri White Sands is world class and one may pick from the 5 options up for offering, the Superior room, the Zuri Premium room, the Zuri Deluxe room, the Zuri Executive room
And the Zuri Suite. The Zuri is well known for its mouthwatering dishes, The Sake offers pan Asian cuisine, the round the clock café called the Waterfall is quite great, you could also hit Tangerine – A place for an after-dinner drink, for drinks by the beach Fins & Rambooze beach restaurant and bar is pretty well known so is the Blue Lagoon –the swim up bar.
7. Radisson Blu Resort
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This beach retreat is supremely relaxing and great place to boost camaraderie, the Radisson Blu by the Cavelossim Beach is absolutely stunning. The interiors and exteriors are done in exquisite Indo-Portuguese architecture. There are more than 132 accommodations to choose from. The on-site restaurant serves mouth-watering delicacies, The Radisson Blu offers Open show kitchen and Goan-Portuguese cuisine called Lucio, and Shandong for Oriental Cuisine, the Sagres is a great place for some after dinner drinks, or you could hit the Upper Deck – relax with a coffee.
The resort has good indoor and outdoor games facilities. This is a place to mix business with pleasure as well. Given that the resort is situated next to local shopping centres, temples, and churches, all these places of visit are only a stone’s throw away for sightseeing tour. Also great are the water sports such as Jet skiing and speed boating, you could take to the beach to relax and soak in the sun or be pampered at the Sohum Spa.
The Radisson offers elegant Superior Rooms, comfortable Premium Rooms, Executive Suite and the Radisson Suites
8. Ramada Caravela Beach Resort
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This is a self-contained resort located amidst more than twenty acres by the Varca Beach amongst well-manicured lush landscapes. Featuring a nine hole golf course, the sun drenched lawns are ideal places to host parties. On first impressions the tall atrium lobby invites you with its exquisite Portuguese architectural style.
With multitude of dining and wining options at the Cafe Cascada & Lanai – Coffee shop or the Fresh sea-food restaurant-Carnaval or by the Beach Shack for some seasonal sea-food. The Castaways the Poolside snack bar is brilliant so is the Atrium bar for some cocktails or the Island Bar – Cocktails and Sunset Bar – Sunset bar.
The bars are have great ambience and serve some authentic cocktails that are great for unwinding after a long day of some superb water sports like Banana boating, Donut rides, parasailing. The team could also head out for some dolphin tours and indulge in some sports like tennis, golf and tennis. There are beautiful spice plantations that call for a visit. For those who want to let their hair down, Saturdays- the in house discotheque. In all a great party place the Ramada is a definite hit with teams.
The Ramada Caravela Beach Resort is where to find joy and peace in the company of peers and colleagues on a team outing the Ramada offers a Standard room, Superior room, some fantastic Deluxe room and Deluxe suites. The family are presidential villas are absolutely magnificent.
9. Marriott Resort & Spa
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This is one of the finest places for team outing in Goa. The resort offers comfortable accommodations; where you could stay in the luxury rooms that provide picturesque view of outdoors.
Pleasing ambience are definite highlights. This place also offers some great multi cuisine food options, the waterfront Terrace and bar is a great place to try some fantastic food. So is AZUR, a breakfast café that transforms to a great nightclub! Enjoy an aromatic experience at Simply Grills, for some smoky delights or Wan Hao for some great Asian cuisine or hit the Lobby Lounge, the Coffee shop for a relaxing chat with your friends and colleagues.
It is a place to engage in relaxing moments, be it at a spa treatment centre or a yoga class. Feel charged and energetic as you relish barbeque preparations in the company of colleagues. Visit famous churches and places of sightseeing interest. The Marriott Resort & Spa is a place where work and play seamlessly mingle with each other. Located on the Miramar beach, you and your colleagues could try surfing, speed boating, boat rides and angling.
If you’re feeling lucky, Casino Carnival is another great option for sipping on some wine as you try your luck on the slot machines. Enjoy being pampered at the spa or a long swim in the pool, the hotel offers 11 swim-in bar stools, where you can have a drink and enjoy the view.
10. Royal Orchid Beach Resort & Spa
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73 rooms set on lush green outfits of more than five acres; The Royal Orchid Beach Resort & Spa is a comprehensive place of stay featuring avenues for dining, wining, recreation, business conferences, and more. Located on the Uttorda beach, this resort is blissfully calm. If you’re looking for a perfect team outing, the Royal Orchid is a great place to stay at; it is close enough to facilitate local sightseeing locales such as churches and temples. Some the local attractions are namely Aguada Fort, Tiracol Fort, The Church Of Mae De Deus, Church of St. Frances of Assisi, Shri Mangeshi Temple, and Shri Shantadurga Temple.
You can also enjoy some great water sports like surfing by the beach, or play some mini golf at the resort.
The Royal Orchid offers a Club room, Suite room and Royal Suite room
The team that eats together, stays together, the Royal Orchid’s in house restaurant -Cosmos offers an eclectic arrangement of fine dining options. The restaurant has a pleasing ambience and makes an excellent destination to build bonhomie with teammates over sumptuous food. Of course, not to forget, the restaurant offers breathtaking views of the sea.
11. Lemon Tree Amarante Beach Resort
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Located on the Candolim beach, this resort has a cheery ambience that endears one and all. Ideal for business trips, team outings, the Lemon Tree Amarante Beach Resort possesses all the attributes for a fulfilling stay. The resort’s premises have been designed to emanate the poetic fusion of Portuguese history with Indian heritage. This effort creates a visually appeasing indoor and outdoor environment. On location one can see numerous oil paintings of medieval artists, impressive tile work, and exquisitely landscaped gardens. By the beach you can get your adrenaline pumping by going jet skiing, windsurfing or parasailing. The swimming pool and spa are great for relaxing and destressing.
Close to the resort, you could visit Fort Aguada, Saraswat Temple, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church of St. Anne, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Reis Magos Church, and Goa beaches.
The Lemon Tree Amarante Beach Resort offers some excellent staying options like the Superior, the
Plaza, Pavilion, Deluxe, Heritage, there is also the Terrace Studio, Heritage Studio and heritage Suite. The stay at the Lemon Amarante is luxurious to say the least.
You can enjoy some excellent food at The Citrus Café that serves some excellent Indian and international menu while the Republic of Noodles – Street food from Thailand.
12. Cidade de Goa
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This resort beckons visitors with its quintessential charms of relaxation, luxury and favourable ambience. Set in the best of locations in Goa, the Cidade de Goa near the Vainguinim Beach is a destination that offers a unique experience. Suited for all type of visits, a team outing here gives ample opportunities for recreation. Be it playing beach games, shopping to dolphin spotting, guests can unwind in the swimming pool or trying their luck at the Goldfinger Casino; there are plenty of avenues to build bonhomie amongst peers. There are Ayurveda sessions, yoga and even palmistry that the Cidade de Goa offers.
A fine dining restaurant - Alfama is inspired by Lisbon, for some smoky delights Barbeque – beach front grill is ideal, for a great pool side view is Café Azul. A buffet restaurant called Laranja serves up a sumptuous meal and for those with a sweet tooth, try the Docaria the Round the clock pastry shop
13. Kenilworth Beach Resort
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This is a 5 star luxury beach retreat beside the Utorda beach presents an eclectic ambience suited for any type of pleasure traveller. Ideal for team outings as well, the Kenilworth Beach Resort is a place to snuggle up to the comforts of a pristine ambience. It is also a place where relaxation and rejuvenation are quintessential. One of the finest places for team outing in Goa, the resort is a place to breed happiness and joy in the company of colleagues and peers.
The resort offers Deluxe rooms, Superior deluxe rooms and Executive Suite that come with flat screen televisions a work station and Wi-Fi.
For teams to bond over, there are Sunset trips, Dolphin cruises, boating trips, banana boat rides, angling that the group can indulge in. The resort has a pool in case you choose unwind by the pool.
Offering a wide variety of eating options are Mallika the north Indian cuisine, Port of ino the all day dining restaurant or the beautiful Seahawk beach front restaurant, or the Sunken Bar – sunken pool bar
You could also enjoy the quaint pool side café -Aquarius
14. Lotus Resort – Goa
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This is one location that combines the aesthetic charms of a beachside resort by Benaulim beach with the vintage appeal of a traditional Goan place of stay. There are many aspects of the Lotus Resort that are endearing and heartwarming. Team outings cannot get better than a visit to this resort bestowed with finely manicured lawns and lush green outfits. Offering comfortable staying options, wining and dining choices; the Lotus Resort promises an experience like no other.
Adrenaline junkies can participate in parasailing, jet skiing, banana boats, speed boating.
You can choose to live in Standard, Deluxe, or Suite rooms, comfortable and luxurious resort. The in house restaurant serves gourmet meals. Also on the offing is Goan and international food. The bar is well-stocked and serves heady cocktails and mock tails.
15. Dona Sylvia Beach Resort
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This beach retreat is considered to amongst the most beautiful in the state. Located beside the Cavelossim beach, you can be assured about the peaceful and tranquil ambience. This is an ideal setting to enjoy the harmony of nature descending onto a place and manifesting itself in its finest representations. The lush green outfits that adjoin the resort and the beach in the vicinity create a holistic culmination of sun, sand, sea, and serenity. All these aspects make the Dona Sylvia Beach Resort amongst the best places for team outing in Goa.
Go out windsurfing or swim in the majestic pool, spend some time at the beauty parlour. The beach resort has fitness and ayurveda centre for fitness and wellness enthusiasts. You can also play some tennis and volleyball or rent a cycle and go around visiting Goa as you shop for quirky artifacts.
The Dona Sylvia offers 3 options for a stay, you can choose between the Superior, Deluxe, and Suite rooms. The resort serves excellent multi-cuisine restaurant food
16. Majorda Beach Resort
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This resort by the Majorda Beach provides all touristic facilities and is an ideal location to mix business with pleasure as well. Being a 5 star deluxe resort, everything about here is luxurious and elegant. Be it the accommodations overlooking the beach, to the finely manicured lawns, to the dining experience; expect the best. With a pleasant indoor and outdoor ambience, good avenues for recreation, and in the vicinity of sightseeing locations, this is amongst the best team outing resorts in Goa.
The resort has good conferencing facilities. It has a column free banquet room that is suited for hosting events and corporate parties. Audio, video and entertainment equipment are provided on-location. The Majorda Beach Resort also features an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. Visitors can experience traditional Kerala ayurvedic massage at the Kalari. There are a lot of outdoor activities that you can participate in Water skiing, jet skiing or speed boating
The food at the Majorda is absolutely mouthwatering, you can choose between Sea Shells for some grilled food, the Garden Café for a great buffet breakfast or Laguna for a multi cuisine extravagance.
17. Whispering Palms
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As the name suggests, tranquility and peace are strong characteristics of this resort. Located on the Sinqurium Beach The ambience of the Whispering Palms is bestowed with the energetic exuberance of cheer, mirth, and merry. The bright outdoors are complimented by the aesthetically created indoors and 100 plus rooms invite you to a Goan experience like no other.
It is more than just a beach vacation retreat. It is a place to build bonhomie and long-lasting bonds between people. The open lawns of this verdant paradise essay the qualities of unbridled relaxation.
Guests can go and be pampred in the the spa or sweat it out in the fitness centre, or swim a few laps before they hit the beach for some water sports.
The resort has 3 excellent restaurants that offer some mouthwatering delicacies. Breeze, Club27, Lanai and Moody Gomes are absolutely delightful, the staff is hospitable and the food is absolutely stunning.
18. Riva Beach Resort
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This is one luxury beach resort where the swaying palms strike a picture perfect pose against the backdrop of the white sands of the beach. The visually appeasing scenery is a constant attraction at the Riva Beach Resort by the Mandrem Beach is one of the finest team outing resorts in Goa.
You can part take in water surfing, boat cruises, fishing or sightseeing where you can soak in the local flavours of Goa, if your want to enjoy the pleasant indoors you could relax in the spa or hit the fitness centre or enjoy the calm pool.
Riva Beach Resort is probably the only resort in North Goa that offers unlimited, uninterrupted Sea and River view from all rooms. The Cocowood Cottages and the Ocean Palms luxury rooms will have you awestruck!
The food at Resto bar the multi-cuisine restaurant with impetus on sea-food is fantastic. For teams to build great camaraderie, this quiet tucked away resort is ideal.
These resorts are amongst the finest and best team outing resorts in Goa. It cannot get any better than this given that each resort has a distinct identity of its own. These are places to conduct joyous team outing activities and engage in fun and frolic moments. It is about having a wonderful time in the company of colleagues and teammates whilst also finding solitude in a stress-free environment.