Fort Tiracol – Colonial Atmosphere


Fort Tiracol
Goa India

Fort Tiracol

Fort Tiracol is the last piece of Goa’s territory in the north. Built by a Maharajah in the 17th century and it was conquered by the Portuguese in 1746. The fort became an important part of the Portuguese maritime defences and remained in Portuguese control until 1961. In 1825, during the Portuguese civil war, the fort served as a rebel stronghold and its garrison gave some hard time to the Governor.

Recently converted into a beautiful heritage hotel, it still has its charming little church dedicated to St. Anthony in the middle of its courtyard. The village community still use this Church for every catholic celebration.

The location offers an amazing view of the Arabian Sea from each single room as well as from the restaurant and terrace.

The best way to access the hotel is by boat, when the tide is high enough, from Querim.

9 rooms divided into 3 categories, each one with an astonishing view on the ocean!

The Tavern restaurant offers an amazing view and traditional Goan and Indian cuisine along with Mediterranean cuisine.

A la carte breakfast served at the Tavern or in your room.

River fishing, trips and picnics can be organized on the surrounding beaches by the sea, tours to old Goa, Casinos and boat tours on demand.

A delightful little boutique offers an excellent selection of things to buy in Goa including very nice clothes from local bands such as Nana Ki.


Pernem Taluka, Tiracol, Goa 403524, India

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