Uncover the best things to do in Panaji

Once you leave your comfortable hotel room, you can fill your Panaji itinerary with plenty of things to do since the city is home to everything from picturesque beaches to historic venues. Conveniently, the Country Inn & Suites allows you to stay just a short distance from all of them. For waterfront fun, spend the day frolicking at Miramar or Calangute beaches, and then welcome the night with an entertaining excursion on a Mandovi casino riverboat.

Interested in learning more about how Goa’s past has shaped its present? Explore the stalwart 16th-century architecture of Fort Aguada, or wander through the ancient artifacts housed at the Goa State Museum. If you’re visiting the city for work, rest easy knowing the hotel is close to several influential corporations and businesses. We’re also located less than 40 minutes by car from Goa International Airport (GOI).

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Dona Paula Jetty

3.2 mi / 5.16 km from the hotel
In addition to offering stunning views of the Arabian Sea, Dona Paula's rocky coastline has inspired ghost legends that add to the appeal and intrigue of this popular seaside destination.

Goa State Museum

0.29 mi / 0.47 km from the hotel
With more than 8,000 artefacts from the region’s Jain, Hindu, and Christian traditions, this informative museum provides a thorough look into Goa’s history.

Miramar Beach

1.87 mi / 3.02 km from the hotel
As one of India’s most popular beaches, Miramar is the perfect spot to spend the day watching dolphins and soaking up some sun.

Reis Magos Fort

3.16 mi / 5.08 km from the hotel
Constructed in 1551 above the Mandovi River by the Portuguese, this fort served many purposes in subsequent centuries, including as a viceroy residence and a prison. In 2008, it was restored and now functions as a gallery and cultural center.

Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

2.39 mi / 3.85 km from the hotel
Accessible only by ferry, this spectacular mangrove forest is home to a variety of herons as well as other migratory birds. The ferry may not operate during low tide, so be sure to check the tides before planning your day trip.

Jama Masjid

0.42 mi / 0.68 km from the hotel
Whether you visit for religious reasons or for a chance to marvel at the elegant interior architecture that features white marble, this historic mosque is sure to inspire a sense of wonder.

Fort Aguada

3.66 mi / 5.88 km from the hotel
Built in 1612, this legendary Portuguese fort housed a natural spring that allowed passing ships to replenish their water supplies. When you visit this massive structure, be sure to capture the sweeping views from its four-story lighthouse.