The Leela Goa is among the ten most luxurious beach resorts in the world, bordered by the Arabian Sea and the banks of the River Sal, and set among 75 acres of tropical gardens,peaceful lagoons and waterways leading down to the soft sands and beautiful Mobor beach – reputedly Goa’s best beach . A beach resort in a class of its own, recreating the architectural beauty of the 13th century Vijayanagara palace architecture along with 18th century Portuguese influences, The Leela, Goa has also won the prestigious World Travel Award as one of the best luxury beach resorts in Asia-Pacific. All 137 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites overlook either tranquil lagoons with landscaped islands, beautiful gardens, the golf course, or the Arabian Sea. Lagoon rooms are more spacious with a separate sitting room with TV and second bathroom. Hotel amenities include a large swimming pool with pool side bar, children’s pool, tennis courts, 9-hole golf course, gym, shops and health spa. A uniquely decorated open lounge bar is popular for pre or post dinner drinks and dining is a gastronomic delight with a choice of traditional Indian, International and Italian cuisines. From its own watersports centre on the beach is sailing, parasailing and water skiing.