With the increase in the pet lovers across the country the demand for pet friendly places have been growing constantly in Goa, here are some places that you can count on if you want to bring your pet along on your next trip.
In many ways pets are more faithful than family and friends. From quarantine companions to travelling partners, there are quite a zillion ways pets have contributed to our lives. Here how your planned trip to Goa won’t hold your pets back. From cafes to clinics, we have a long list of check-in boxes you might wanna tick before heading back.
Pet-friendly Stays in Goa
Arco Iris Boutique Homestay, Curtorim
Built more than 200 years ago, this boutique homestay makes for an ideal getaway for you and your furry companion. Owned by Ganesh and Bennita, this homely peaceful accommodation consists of restored property houses five bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a living room, a kitchen, and additional spaces like a library and foyer. The wide garden, and ample open space perfect for your pet to run around. In case of an emergency, the vet is situated nearby around seven kilometers away.
Planet Hollywood Beach Resort, Utorda
This beautiful resort currently offers garden-view rooms, equipped with unique design features, sleek wooden flooring and spacious balconies and the option of rooms overlooking the Arabian Sea, Swimming Pool and Natural Greenery all around. This place is a delight to either play with your pet at the nearby beach, or lounge with them in your room.
Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Benaulim
With just 2 minutes walk from the beach, accompanying the ‘garden view’ embraces the languid and laid-back life is a fun-filled getaway for your pet too. The resort is ideal for enjoying long walks at the beach or playtime at the sprawling lawns. With an additional charge and following the pet policy, you would have an amazing time.
Pet-friendly Restaurants in Goa
A nugget-sized quaint pet friendly pâtisserie in Anjuna, has quite speciality coffee, along with freshly baked goodies or an assortment of delicious desserts like salted caramel éclairs and Belgian chocolate chip cookies.
In the lushful greenery of Assagao village, the location of this rustic restaurant is an added beauty. Take your fuzzy friends in this open air and enjoy the popular English breakfast
The Chikoo Tree Project, Margao
A top- notch cozy, yet vibrant cafe has cool vibes to it. With sufficient prior notice, they can even cook up something for your pet on special request.
Gunpowder Goa, Assagao
For South Indian delicacies along with malabar cuisine, this vibrant decor with spacious setting is appealing to you as well as your pet. With quite a number of pet owners around, this place is certainly a wonder.
Located at Porvorim, North Goa this veterinary clinic is your go-to place in case your pet needs any medical assistance. Services they offer include geriatric care, surgeries, vaccinations and grooming.
Mascot Pet Lifestyle Store
The one-stop solution for your furry friend. They have a fully stocked up pet store, low-cost veterinary clinic, Premium Pet grooming facilities and a complete pet diagnostic laboratory. So, in need of food or accessories, you know where to drop by.
Welfare for Animals in Goa
A warm home for the stray cats and dogs roaming across Goa, the Welfare for Animals in Goa is also home to over 120 pets and has a dedicated team of 10 and the assistance of volunteers to rescue animals in danger. They have a veterinary clinic, a rehabilitation centre for the injured ones, birth control and vaccination programmes. So, Have a look.
Soak in the sun, or take long walks on the beach, Move towards making good memories with your hairy minions, visit Goa.
The Diwa Club at Alila Diwa Goa in Majorda South Goa is also pet-friendly. Do look it up.