Beaches and romance go hand in hand. Warm sand beneath your feet, expansive ocean ahead, cool breeze flirting with your hair, a cool drink for company and your significant other by your side – if that’s not the perfect picture of a romantic getaway, what is! Goa, hands-down the most popular beach holiday destination on the Indian map, too attracts couples in droves. While the destination has no dearth of cosy shacks, cafes and even fine dining places where you can spend some quality time together, Susegado by The Leela outshines them all as the best beachside restaurant in Goa.

Set up on a private beach on the sprawling The Leela property in Cavelossim, South Goa, Susegado is the ultimate destination for a beachside dinner in Goa. Here’s why we fell love with this beach restaurant in Goa and you’d too:


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A private beach, decked up with thatched roof gazebos, tables under the blue sky, twinkling candles lights all around lighting up the atmosphere, sounds of gushing waves in the distance, balmy ocean breeze – Susegado weaves together all the elements of a quintessential romantic evening to create an escape into a fantasy world. If you are taking a holiday to celebrate a special occasion or just rekindle the spark, this beach restaurant in Goa is the perfect place to build memories to last a lifetime.


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This beach restaurant in Goa stands out for its seafood menu, with each element in every dish done to perfection. Fresh seafood cooked to perfection on the beachfront grill is certainly the high point of your culinary experience here. If you are not a seafood fan, look out for the Goan preparations on the menu and let the unique but rich flavours of the state – captured to perfection – bowl you over. From live cooking stations to buffet and a la carte, this al-fresco dining restaurant has it all.

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Sample some exotic wine or treat yourself to a mean martini as you soak up this interesting mix of sophistication and a laidback vibe.


When dining at The Leela, you expect the prices to be on the steeper side, and Susegado is no exception. However, the experiential setting of the place makes it well worth the splurge. After all, holidays are all about loading up on experiences that will stay with your forever. Amirite or amirite?

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Susegado, which means ‘relax and live it up’ colloquially, lives up to that reputation by every measure. Got a romantic candlelight dinner on your list? Check it off with an evening at this breathtaking beach restaurant in Goa.



A journalist by profession, a freelance writer by choice. When not writing, she likes to spend her time in company of books and food or hitting the road to explore new places, besides juggling roles as an army wife and mommy.


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