Ocean Palms Goa

Occasionally A Backpacker Needs Some Luxury

When backpacking, sometimes hosteling and Airbnb can get a little old. Sometimes you need to have a bit of a break from your travels, a nice hotel or resort, where you can get some privacy and know you’ll get a lovely room. Maybe even with a pool and a bar. When in India, Ocean Palms Goa (who’s PR have sponsored this post) is a great place to stop and have a rest from your travels.

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.

A Bit About Goa

Goa is a state in Western India, the coastline of the state stretches along the Arabian Sea. Known for it’s beaches and laid back fishing villages it’s a perfect place to relax for a while on your travels. However, even if you want to relax, there’s still plenty to see and do. Goa is a colourful mix of Portuguese and Indian culture, due to it being a Portuguese colony until 1961. Because of this there’s nowhere else in India quite like Goa, with Portuguese architecture, white washed churches and stunning cathedrals.

Goa is known not only for its beaches, but in winter it becomes a spiritual retreat. With a wealth of yoga, reiki, meditation and more on offer, it’s the perfect place to wind down. There are full retreats or drop in classes, so you can really take the spiritual seriously or just give it a try.

Ocean Palms Goa

Located in the North of Goa, close to Calangute Beach. This 4-star resort is a great location for the weary traveller to take a break. Also nearby are Baga Beach, Candolim Beach and Fort Aguada, so there’s still plenty of sightseeing to be done if your feet get itchy again.

Ocean Palms Goa

Ocean Palms Goa

Nearby Attractions

Calangute Beach is known as the ‘Queen of Beaches’, and just a short walk from the resort. It’s a popular hippie beach, and both locals and travellers flock to it. Candolim Beach is a little further afield, but worth a visit for it’s tranquil setting. Plus you can find some of the best seafood in Goa here.


Ocean Palms Goa is a wonderful blend of Goan hospitality and modern amenities.With an old-world charm, the resort is perfect to rest weary feet before hitting the road again

Ocean Palms Goa has a range of facilities to keep you happy whilst you stay. These include:

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Travel Desk
  • Gym
Ocean Palms Goa Bedroom

Ocean Palms Goa Bedroom

So, if you’re travelling in India and want a short break from your journey, why not head to Ocean Palms Goa? It may cost more than a hostel, but sometimes it’s worth paying for a little taste of luxury. It’s important to choose a good location for taking a break from travelling and with nearby beaches and attractions, the resort is in a good spot.

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Author Bio: Nat

I’m Nat, the backpacker behind natpacker. From the UK, I was bitten by the travel bug during a round the world trip in my early twenties. Since then I have been determined to see as much of this world as possible. My passion for travel led me to start up this blog, partly to record my adventures and partly to inspire others to travel.

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