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St. Regis expands in India with the opening of The St. Regis Goa Resort

Marriott’s luxury brand, St. Regis Hotels and Resorts has announced the opening of The St. Regis Goa Resort, making it the second St. Regis property in India after The St. Regis Mumbai.

The erstwhile The Leela Goa has been converted into the The St. Regis Goa Resort.


Located at a 60 minutes’ drive from Goa International Airport, The St. Regis Goa Resort is nestled in 49 acres of lush greenery fringing the pristine Mobor Beach on the shores of the Arabian Sea. The resort is located between the Sal River and Arabian Sea. The area between the Sal River and the ocean is a paradise for nature lovers, a sanctuary of freshwater lagoons and over 30,000 trees, where the intimate resort blends seamlessly into its surroundings with its confluence of Portuguese and traditional Indian architecture.

Sal River on one side and the Arabian Sea on another


The St. Regis Goa Resort features 206 guest rooms including 46 suites offering private terraces overlooking the tranquil lagoons or the golf course.

Conservatory Premier Room – King
Conservatory Premier Room Bathroom

The even more exclusive Manor houses 20 suites and villas with plunge pools, private access to the beach, and all-day indulgent dining.

Presidential Villa with Private Pool

We are delighted to celebrate the opening of our second St. Regis property in this enchanted haven in India. St. Regis provides exquisite resort experiences for our global luminaries, and Goa is a special destination where guests will find themselves surrounded by unspoilt nature and infinite sandy beaches. The St. Regis Goa Resort offers a welcome respite, a place where our guests can renew, reconnect and appreciate what is truly important.

said George Fleck, Vice President and Global Brand Leader, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts.


The resort offers four exquisite dining venues and two bars. The Restaurant is an all-day dining venue that invites guests to discover the delights of local cuisine and international favorites. At the eastern end of the resort is Riverside, an Italian fine dining restaurant with exceptional views of the Sal River serving innovative cuisine inspired by the traditions of Italy.

The Restaurant

Susegado is a pan-Asian and seafood grill restaurant in a casual beach shack overlooking the ocean, and tempts diners with wonderful aromas of seafood grilled to perfection over charcoal as well as light bites and refreshing cocktails. The Drawing Room offers crafted afternoon tea and the resort’s delightful twist on the brand’s signature Bloody Mary cocktail, The Goan Mary, inspired by the vibrant colours and the popular spicy red mix, Recheado masala of Goa with Kashmiri chilli, vinegar, garlic, cinnamon and local spices.


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Pool Bar is the perfect venue for pre-dinner cocktails with its sunset views overlooking the pool. Aqua, is the ideal place to relax and experience the art of drinking, while engaging in fun indoor games and activities.

Goa has something for everyone, whether they are interested in historic architecture, uninterrupted expanses of golden beaches, unique fusion cuisines or exhilarating outdoor activities. The Goan people are warm, welcoming and generous, and the notion of ‘Susegad’ is quintessential to their way of life, encouraging one to slow down and find clarity amidst the exotic spirit of the landscapes. Whether indulging, celebrating, or exploring, The St. Regis Goa Resort is a soulful sanctuary where senses are delighted, moments are treasured, and memories are made.

said Satish Kumar, General Manager, The St. Regis Goa Resort.


Facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool surrounded by foliage, along with a well-equipped gym for fitness enthusiasts. Younger guests will be able to enjoy the St. Regis Family Traditions programs and experiences, including a mobile library, as well as the fun and enriching activities of the Children’s Club with its kids-only pool, play park and gaming zone.

Swimming pool
Resort’s private beach

The St. Regis Spa, with its eight private rooms for bespoke treatments, includes age-old Indian ayurvedic rituals and therapies derived from 5,000 years of tradition that nourish and enliven the mind, body and spirit. At the resort, the legacy of New York’s distinguished Astor family, founders of the brand’s flagship hotel, The St. Regis New York, is kept alive with activities that reflect the family’s love of sport and the outdoors, with a scenic 12-hole executive Golf Course and relaxed beachside amenities.

12-hole Golf Course
Resort grounds

The resort offers more than 32,000 square feet of dedicated event space. The Astor Ballroom covers an area of more than 6,585 square feet including a beautiful lawn space. The resort can also curate personalised private events on the beach as well as across its picturesque expanses of green lawn.

Meanwhile, Marriott recently announced plans to open a new Ritz-Carlton hotel in Australia’s Gold Coast in 2026.

Featured image by Marriott

All the other images by Marriott

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