Guest houses in South Goa for living on a budget while on vacation

Unlike the North part of Goa which is always full of crowded beaches, night parties, EDM festivals and other mega events, the South part of Goa is known for its quiet, peaceful and serene atmosphere. It is home to several secluded beaches ideal for people seeking peace and solitude. There are several hotels, resorts and other accommodation establishments in South Goa that provide tourists with a nice and clean place to stay during their vacation in Goa. One of these different accommodation options is the category of guesthouses. These budget properties cater to tourists who cannot afford expensive hotels and resorts. They offer the basics like clean rooms with attached bathrooms and a few other amenities like TV, DTH connection, Wi-Fi internet and breakfast. No other lavish amenities and services are provided, as is the case at star hotels and resorts. For those who are planning a vacation in South Goa soon and are on a budget, here is a list of the best guesthouses in South Goa that promise to give you decent accommodation without burning your pockets.

Hotel Leon’s Hide-Out Bed and Breakfast

Leon Hide-Out Guesthouse (Image credit:

First on our list of the best guesthouses in South Goa is Leon’s HideOut. This is a beautiful budget property, located just 10 minutes from Goa International Airport. It is run by a very nice and friendly family. It offers clean, air-conditioned rooms that are very spacious and well-maintained. All rooms have a balcony where you can sit and enjoy the beautiful view of the pristine beach of Bogmalo. All rooms in the guesthouse are equipped with amenities such as refrigerator, wardrobe, TV, inverter, etc. The beautiful beach of Bogmalo is about 15 meters from the guesthouse. You just have to cross the street in front of the property to get to the beach. The guest house does not offer any dining facilities. However, there are several restaurants and cafes located within walking distance of the property where guests can enjoy their daily meals.

Hotel My Friend’s Place Guesthouse

My Friend’s Place Guest House Agonda

Next on our list of best guesthouses in South Goa is a property known as “My Friend’s Place”. It is a comfortable and economical guest house located a few meters from Agonda beach. The property has 5 beautifully appointed double bedrooms. All rooms in the guest house have a balcony that offers a beautiful view of the green garden surrounding the property. The rooms have an attached bathroom equipped with a shower, cotton towels and other necessary toiletries. You can surf the internet using the high-speed Wi-Fi connection available at the guest house.


View of one of the bedrooms in the guest house

The property has an on-site multi-cuisine restaurant that offers Goan, Indian, Chinese, Thai, Italian, and Russian cuisine. The owners and staff of the property are very friendly and always ready to help you with anything you might need.

Rooms Alba, Palolem

View of one of the rooms at Alba Rooms Guesthouse in Palolem (Image credit:

Next on our list of best guesthouses in South Goa is a property known as Alba Rooms. This guesthouse is located in a prime location on the main road to Palolem Beach. Palolem beach is just 50 meters from the property. All rooms in the guest house have a comfortable bed, closet, fridge and clean bathroom with shower. The property also offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour front desk, gift shop and convenience store.

The owner of this place maintains the property very well and is very helpful. There are many restaurants and cabins near the guest house where you can have your daily meals. Popular spots include Magic Italy Pizzeria and Canteen by Crystal Goa.

Cupid’s Paradise, Agonda

Front view of Cupid’s Paradise, Agonda

And last on our list of best guesthouses in South Goa is Cupid’s Heaven. This is a sea-facing guest house located on the golden sands of beautiful Agonda Beach in South Goa. The establishment offers 20 very spacious and well-appointed air-conditioned rooms. All rooms are equipped with facilities such as 24-hour hot and cold water, room service, STD and ISD calls and Wi-Fi Internet access.

One of the bedrooms at Cupid’s Heaven

Cupid’s Heaven has its own on-site bar and restaurant called “Heaven 7”, located directly on the beach. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes from breakfast to dinner. It is a multi-cuisine beach restaurant that offers Goan, Indian, Tandoori, Chinese and Continental dishes. It offers a set of a la carte choices to suit the tastes and tastes of every tourist.

The restaurant is very clean and hygienic. Some of the dishes offered in the restaurant include English, Continental and American breakfast platters, tea, coffee, juices, wines, cocktails, mocktails and other alcoholic beverages. The restaurant is famous for its grilled and roasted steaks made with tuna, beef, pork, turkey or chicken. They are also famous for their mouth-watering seafood dishes.

With this, we conclude our list of the best guesthouses in South Goa. So now that you know that a vacation in Goa is possible even on a small budget, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, book your tickets and head to one of these amazing budget guesthouses to experience the tranquility and serenity of South Goa without burning your pocket. To hurry up! Make your reservations now!