Sun, Sand and Surf
Beach Vacations by Taj Holidays
Think of a place that puts you into your most relaxed state of mind, and the first image to flash before your eyes is a pristine, white, sandy beach with waves lapping its shore. Simply pondering upon beach holidays can induce a multitude of emotions- excitement, joy, and a reassuring feeling of being calm. Dreamy beach vacations are an Instagram favourite for every discerning traveller. A few days of pause from a frenzied lifestyle, where one soaks in the rays of the golden sun, embrace the rolling waves, relishes gourmet food and exalts the mesmerizing views while leaving all their troubles behind.
This feeling of ultimate relaxation hits a different note when your experiences have a superlative touch of luxury. For this reason, Taj Holidays offers stays on the gilded and white sandy beaches of destinations like Goa, Kerala, Andamans, Sri Lanka, Maldives and more. Chase whimsical sunsets, build sandcastles on the shore or unwind to the soundtrack of the sea with these destinations perfect for beach holidays.
This sunshine state is where relaxation reigns supreme. A tropical enclave that oozes sun, sand, and susegad vibes in abundance. From being popular as a bohemian party retreat to now having a fan following for its quaint beaches and serene spots, Goa is a nuanced destination for every type of traveller.
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa
As you check into this 56-acre luxury resort at Benaulim beach, each moment will be awe-inspiring. The Mediterranean aesthetics of the property complement the sweeping vistas of the Arabian sea and the swaying palm trees. Each spacious room and villa at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa exudes a laid-back warmth; the balconies and patios are lined with flowers and invite a dose of sunshine, breezy air, and ocean sounds. The plunge pool, the 9-hole golf course, and a beach at your doorstep are perfect to put you in vacation mode. Tingle your taste buds with the freshest seafood at the Lobster Village Restaurant and some authentic Goan cuisine at Miguel Arcanjo, which features a live show kitchen. Enjoy a digital detox at Jiva Spa, with curated therapies and mindfulness sessions.
Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa
Experience pure bliss on the powder-soft sands nestled in the shade of a historic coastal Portuguese fortress at Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, the first luxury hotel in Goa. It preserves its old-world charm and rich Portuguese heritage, evidently in its architecture. Tiled roofs, stonework, and blue and white tiles beautify the space. The rooms and villas offer garden or sea views, with some accompanied by private sit-outs and private lawns. The central courtyard holds a pool overlooking the Sinquerim beach and a vast expanse of manicured gardens. The kitchen rustles up traditional coastal-style and international cuisines, while the lounge bars with their selection of fine wines and spirits have views of the pool or sea. Surrender to the serene and sense of susegad.
The sound of a beach island vacation is equally tempting and mystifying. A myriad of landscapes paints the canvas of this beautiful island. Powdery white beaches, dense mangroves, secluded rocks, and lush rainforests invite you to a veritable paradise.
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans
Off the beaten path on the soft sands of Radhanagar beach lies the magnificent 46-acres Taj Exotica Resort & Spa. Luxury here is in the lap of nature with every element designed and built, keeping sustainability and conscious living in mind. It houses 54 luxury villas on stilts under a canopy of Coconut and Palmyra trees, with windows facing the fringing mangroves. The villas also boast sustainable plantation timber inspired by the dwellings of the Jarawa tribe. Spend time relaxing under the Andaman Padauk tree, enjoy a few dips at the Olympic-length pool, go for jungle treks or enrol for scuba diving lessons. Indulge in delectable cuisine at the three restaurants, each with a signature of its own. Shoreline serves the best of Southeast Asia's coastal cuisine, Turtle House is excellent for dining with a view, and The Settlers gives an intimate community dining experience.
There's a lot to love about Kerala, rightfully called 'God's own country'. The laid-back backwaters, the scrumptious cuisines, the invigorating massages, and the backdrop of palm trees conjure feelings of pure bliss and tranquillity.
Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa, Kovalam
Verdant vistas and serene water bodies are aplenty in the sprawling 16-acres surrounding the Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa with an extensive coastline. Waltz into your villas with Balinese-inspired decor and views of the ocean, lagoon or garden. Tall French windows invite light to fill the room and create an atmosphere of peace and clarity. Water lovers will enjoy the premium suites offering a private plunge pool overlooking the sea. The scenic jogging trails make way for your fitness goals, and evenings can be filled with boat rides over the lagoon. You can savour a delightful spread of local and international cuisines at the renowned restaurant 'Bait'. The Jiva spa infuses a state of calm with its traditional massage therapies.
Dotted with ancient temple towns, sacred stories of folklore, and the melodies of Carnatic music, this state is a quintessential gem of the south. The long stretches of urban beaches give you sights to behold. Rice paddy fields on one side, the famed temples at the far end, and the waves lapping the shore on the other side.
Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa, Chennai
Built on the ramparts of an old Dutch Fort, the magnificent beauty of Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa fuses seamlessly with the roaring ocean. Modern Scandinavian and European design influences are gracefully married with the tranquil vibe of the property. The rooms are charming with dreamy views of the garden or sea and pleasing aesthetics like wicker wood furniture. Creature comforts like the outdoor showers, bathtubs, and unhindered views of the sea pamper you at the luxury villa. This place is a gourmand's heaven with four great restaurants to choose from. Each restaurant comes with an arresting view and delicacies spanning legendary champagne brunches, lavish seafood spread, and worldly cuisines. Celebrate sunsets and starry nights at the poolside Sunken bar with quick bites and refreshing drinks. The UNESCO heritage site of Mamallapuram can be explored for a cultural experience or the breeding of turtles for the eco-conscious ones.
The Maldives paints a picture of unparalleled luxury and cerulean waters teeming with marine life and coral reefs. Set in the Indian Ocean, this island nation is the perfect tropical hideaway with an abundance of crystal clear waters, white-sandy beaches, decadent delicacies, and a melting pot of culture.
Taj Coral Reef Resort & Spa, Maldives
As you are whisked away on a speedboat to the luxurious Taj Coral Reef Resort & Spa, the exotic ocean views, the clear skies, and the turquoise waters will take your breath away. The hotel features 64 sea-facing villas and suites that are a striking blend of luxury and sophistication. Wake up to the hypnotic ocean views and relax to the blazing sunsets. There's also plenty to do besides soaking in the serenity. Laze by the infinity pool, swim at a private beach, dive to the shipwreck or enrol for a PADI certification course. Gastronomical enthusiasts can enjoy a champagne breakfast by the sea followed by an intimate meal on the beach with multiple cuisines to choose from. End the night under a canopy of stars, listening to the song of the ocean.
This small island country grips your heart with all that it has to offer. Endless stretches of coastline, herds of elephants, flavourful delicacies, tea plantations, and warm hospitality dot every nook and corner of this crowning jewel of the Indian subcontinent.
Taj Bentota Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka
This resort is nestled along the finest beach on Sri Lanka's southwest coast- a slice of paradise for the discerning traveller wishing to unwind in solace. A cluster of beautifully designed rooms and suites at Taj Bentota Resort & Spa look out onto the landscaped gardens and the never-ending Indian ocean. The ambience is distinct from colonial architectural influences and red-tiled roofs. With five restaurants at the property, your taste buds will be spoilt for choice. Gorge on a spread of traditional Sri Lankan food and fresh catch at the SHACK restaurant, or indulge in exotic beverages at Tease, the best lounge in Bentota. The Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project is an excellent opportunity to do your bit for the environment. Catch the baby turtles like Olive Ridley, Loggerhead, and release them back into the sea. A must do experience on your bucket list.
Gravitate towards the sun, sand and surf to explore picture perfect destinations and possibilities as endless as the breathtaking horizon. Holiday by the beach at these idyllic resorts, craft memories to be cherished forever by you and your loved ones.
With the best in class hospitality, inimitable dining, unique recreational experiences, picturesque locations & exciting getaway packages, cherish moments for a lifetime with Taj Holidays. Every holiday is crafted with impeccable details just for you and your loved ones.