To celebrate your big day, we have listed some of the most sought after venues, which make ideal locations for beach and riverside occasions . The hosting capacity ranges from 100 to 750 guests and you can choose from several facilities including accommodation at these venues.
Location: Utorda Beach, Salcette, South Goa
Venue Type:Beach Location;
Party Capacity: upto 300 people
Featured in some of the most known lifestyle websites, magazines and newspapers Zeebop By the Sea is an award-winning beach restaurant that is a highly popular location. The setting is very Goan, as you have a beautiful and uncrowded beach just in front of the restaurant, white sand and swaying palm trees in the background. This beach at Utorda has a huge coastline and breathtaking view of the southern coast.
The restaurant serves delectable seafood along with a wide variety of Continental eats as well. The area is clean and well maintained with an obstructed view of the beach from the restaurant along with direct access to the beach. The restaurant is also equipped with plenty of parking space that will accommodate 100 to 300 guests. There are areas within the restaurant which can be used separately or even combined to hosts even up to 400 people comfortably.
Location: Nerul River, Bardez , North Goa
Venue Type: Riverfront. Outdoor.
Capacity: upto 400 people
If you picture your event by a river coupled with a strong influence of the Portuguese remains in the background and add to it a venue that is unique, LPK Waterfront is the venue for you. Large sculptures greet you as you make your way across the property with the Nerul River flowing right next to it. What also sets it apart is that there are several sub-venues you can opt for depending on the number of guests you would like to host. The venue caters to all kinds of ceremonies from having pre-parties, to a gala dinner and more, LPK has it all.
The venue also has a unique love temple that adds to the decor and ambiance of the location and makes a great setup for a western or even an Indian celebration. Besides the love temple there is a large sculpture of “the sleeping beauty” which is a major attraction here. If you are looking to have a small and private ceremony the venue has a spacious sundeck which is adjacent to the Nerul River and makes scenic and romantic spot for a sit-down reception or ceremony.
Location: Duler, Mapusa, North Goa
Venue Type: Indoor/Covered Hall
Capacity: minimum 300 and upto 700 guests
The Golden Orchid is a perfect blend of a traditional culture setting with modern facilities. Designed for contemporary hospitality this venue sits on the pinnacle of luxury and comforts as it offers premium five-star facilities to it’s guests. The location has a centrally air-conditioned system across the venue which is soundproof and spreads across 12,000 sq.ft across two levels. The venue also provides guests with a wide variety of culinary delicacies that are popular across the world including Goan delights.
The decor has a rich feel to it with royal chandeliers, plush designer carpets across the reception area along with 1200 sq. feet parqueted dance area. If you are looking to host a sizeable crowd, this venue will not fail to impress as it can comfortably accomodate around 600 guests and also setup a bridal stage for entertainment just in front of the dance floor. The entrance to the venue is grand with plenty of parking available making it a well known premier location in North Goa.
Location: Candolim, North Goa
Venue Type: Beach front. Outdoor.
Capacity: Minimum 200 and upto 650 people
Although North Goa is a pretty crowded area for tourism, Marquis Beachfront Lawns is nicely nestled away from the hustle and bustle of the northern belt. The venue is simply stunning as it has the beautiful Candolim beach adjacent to it. The resort has plenty of parking and also a spacious dance floor along with a stage that will comfortably host 600- 650 guests.
The venue has a large circular shaped dance floor with lush green well maintained lawns surrounding it along with a wooden deck by the beach side. You also have the option to choose the in-house catering services as well.
Location: At Prainha Resort, Dona Paula, North Goa
Venue Type:By the Beach. Outdoor.
Capacity:upto 250 guests
This venue has so much grace and elegance to it as you are amidst several tall coconut trees swaying in the wind along with green lawns everywhere that you look. Just in front of the lawns is a small little beach which is nearly secluded that has access through the resort itself. The venue makes a great location for evening celebrations here as you have the cool breeze of the Arabian soothing you as the evening goes by.
The accommodation at the resort is luxurious and comfortable, the main restaurant is centered in the lawn area along with a swimming pool just in front of it. This area can host up to 300 guests in a banquet styled layout. The resort is well maintained and has colonial look and feel to it.
Location: Varca Beach, South Goa
Venue Type: Beachside/ Outdoor.
Capacity: upto 600 people
The Waves Beachfront is situated at the Varca Palms Beach Resort in South Goa. The resort is located on the prestine white sands of the Varca Beach facing the venue that borders the beach. This venue can accommodate 150 guests here and can even setup the staging area on the sand.
Verem, Bardez, North Goa
Venue Type: River Facing/ Heritage. Outdoor.
Capacity: upto 200 people
This ancient fort that was built in 1551 is a monumental Portuguese landmark. This fort has plenty of history attached to it as it also had the British Army occupy it in the 1900’s. Today the fort has been completely restored and is available to the public.
It now has a cultural event Centre that offers the fort for weddings and events. This venue will give your guests a completely different experience that is unique to the venue.
The outdoor courtyard of the fort is named as the Citadel that showcases a breathtaking view of the Mandovi river and the city of Panjim. The fort is filled Indo-Portuguese architecture making it a serence location. The Bastion is another location which situated on the lower level that can accommodate up to 200 guests comfortably. This area makes a perfect setting for cocktails and reception parties.
Location: Siolim, North Goa
Venue Type:Riverside/ Outdoor.
Capacity: upto 200 people
The Teso Waterfront is situated along the river banks of the Chapora located in Siolim. It’s an ideal setting for a summer occasion, the property is managed by the Verda Hotels and Resorts that was established in December 2012. There is plenty of greenery around the property which also highlights the beautiful sounds of the peaceful river in front of it.
Location:Odxel, Dona Paula, North Goa
Venue Type:Riverfont. Outdoor.
Capacity: upto750 people
Located just around a 15 minute drive from the capital city of Panjim, this venue located at a small beach called Odxel. This venue has a stunning view of the Arabian sea from the lawns and a massive frontage of the beachfront. For larger occasions this place is ideal as it can go up to 750 guests in a round-table banquet setup. Clients also have the option of hiring external catering facilities or can even opt for the in-house menus. The entire area is surrounded by coconut trees and lush greenery.
Destination One – Sea Lawns
Location: Calangute Beach, North Goa
Venue Type:Beachfront. Outdoor.
Capacity: upto 500 people
Calangute is one of the most popular tourist spots in Goa and several couples look to find a location in these parts to tie the knot. Destination One, is an ideal venue that provides not only the space but also the food and beverage requirements for guests. There are multiple locations within the venue to choose from where with a capacity to host up to 500 guests here.
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