India is a land of diverse landscapes, with plenty of experiences to be had.
100 Best Resorts in India
Ladakh is all about trekking and adventure, Goa is about the sun, the sand and the sea, Gujarat is about a cultural experience and then there is some more adventures to be had in places around Bangalore. Close to these fantastic experiences are resorts, which are an experience in themselves. Based on survey of people and our own experience, we have handpicked the 100 best resorts in India, covering the length and breadth of the nation, so that you don’t have to go through any bad experiences.
In the northernmost part of the country, there is plenty to be done in Ladakh, from trekking to rafting and everything else. Completing your Ladakh experience are three resorts which stand out:
1. Grand Dragon Ladakh
Location: The resort is located on the Old Road Sheynam in Leh.
Accomodation: In terms of accomodation, the resort offers two options- Deluxe rooms, which are aesthetically decorated and come with facilities such as Quebes Shower, Telephone, LCD television; and Royal suites which are more spacious, with one bedroom, a sitting room and two bathrooms. The highlight of the stay here is the view of the Stok Ranges you get on the South Side of the resort and the view of the Leh Palace you get on the North side of the resort.
Activities: There is plenty to be done here, which includes biking on the Khardongla Pass, rafting in Zanskar River, a trip to the scintillating Pangong Lake and so much more.
2. Ladakh Lharisa
Location: Located in Skara, the resort offers fantastic views of the Zanskar Range, which makes for beautiful sunrises as well as sunsets.
Accomodation: The resort has rooms as well as suites which are in harmony with the five elements of nature. There is exceptional room services, basic facilities as well as a garden courtyard and an organic kitchen garden which completes the nature experience.
Activities: The resort offers various travel packages which take you on a monastery tour of Ladakh, apart from a visit to PangonghLake and trekking trails as well.
3. Royal Heritage Resort
Location: The resort is located a mere 15 minutes from the city center of Leh, on the main fort road, offering pleasant views of Ladakh.
Accomodation: There are six independent hut style accomodations, which come with double occupancy rooms and living cum dining areas. There are 12 standard rooms as well, and each room comes with various amenities such as high speed internet access, Bose CD System and much more.
Activities: Visit the Leh Palace, explore the amazing trekking trails of Ladakh or simply take in the pleasant scenery all around, a stay at this resort means plenty to do and experience.
Jammu and Kashmir
There is more to Jammu and Kashmir than the oh-so-popular Dal Lake. Helping you explore the hidden treasures of the place are two fantastic resorts of the region
4. Hotel Dar Es Salam
Location: Located just 5 km from the famous Lal Chowk, the hotel is located at a convenient distance from all the major tourist and shopping destinations.
Accommodation: All the rooms are equipped with modern facilities like colour televisions, mini-bars , EPABX telephones and child-lock plugs. The rooms are done up in seasoned pine wood paneling along with traditional woodwork on the ceiling.
Activities: There is a lot on offer at the Hotel. The Hotel organizes a tour of city by”shikara”, Water skiing, Surf-riding, Motor boating, Fishing. There is also the option of swimming available for guests.
5. Hotel Highlands Park
Location: Located amidst pine forests on a magnificent hill in Gulmarg, the history of this resort goes back to 1966. The place has been frequented by the who’s who of India over the years, which speaks volumes of the experience that awaits you.
Accommodation: The rooms may not be luxurious, but they are definitely comfy and cozy. In tune with the culture and tradition of Kashmir, the rooms here have modern amenities and are tastefully furnished to say the least.
Activities: There is plenty to do in the region. If you are visiting in summers, try golfing, horse riding, gondola lifts or simply walking through enchanting meadows. In winters, there is snowboarding, heli-skiing, ice-skating and other adventure sports to be done. For trekking enthusiasts, there is Khilanmarg and Drung to explore.
The land of the Himalayas have fantastic experiences to explore and rejuvenating stays to have, which leave you with memories to savor for the rest of your life. While there are plenty of resorts in Himachal, here are the best ones which we have handpicked for you.
6. Himalayan Village
Location: The resort lies between Jari and Kasol, nestled in the amazing beauty of the majestic Himalayas, about 30 km from the Kullu airport.
Accomodation: The resort has eight cottages, each offering a quaint yet luxurious experience. With fascinating views and highlights such as spa, Jacuzzi, folk dances and plenty more, a stay here would definitely leave you rejuvenated.
Activities: Trek the Himalayas, take a jeep safari, take a nature walk or indulge in rappelling, rock climbing, mountain biking or angling….there is so much to be done here.
7. Sirmour retreat
Location: The resort is located near Nahan, in Sirmour District, at a height of more than 5000 feet. The views you get from the resort are simply amazing.
Accomodation: The resort has independent accomodations which come with elegant interiors and facilities such as mini-bar, television and much more to keep you comfortable and relaxed. And there are facilities such as a conference room, a billiards room, internet café and others to keep you entertained.
Activities: Whether you are an individual or a team, you can look forward to plenty of activities here such as rappelling, zorbing, twin rope walking, river crossing and much more. There is adventure, coupled with fun team building activities which make this resort great fun.
8. Blossoms Village Resort
Location: Located in Kangra, close to Norbulinga Buddhist Institute, the resort is blessed with tranquility and scenery.
Accomodation: The resort comes with 19 tastefully furnished rooms, which consist of cottages, deluxe rooms and superior deluxe rooms. Each room offers fantastic views of the Dhauladhar Mountain Ranges, and an ambience which keeps you relaxed and rejuvenated.
Activities: Take a tour of the monasteries which abound the place or put your trekking shoes on and explore the fantastic trekking trails that are in the offing here. There are trekking trails which take you through lush greenery and some scintillating beautiful waterfalls.
9. Chalet Naldehra
Location: Situated on 2 acres of land in Naldehra in Shimla, dense forests and a calm atmosphere surround this beautiful resort in the land of the Himalayas.
Accomodation: There are log chalets, family chalets, apartments, studio apartments as well as double bedrooms to be had, depending on your taste and budget. The tastefully furnished rooms together with facilities such as a well -stocked bar, activity centre etc. make your stay very comfortable indeed.
Activities: You could choose to relax with ayurvedic spa massages on offer here or take a rejuvenating sauna or Jacuzzi, whatever suits you best. For those inclined towards adventure, the nearby places offer quite a few adventure opportunities such as trekking, rock climbing etc.
10. Oberoi Cecil Shimla
Location: Located in the centre of Shimla, with iconic buildings such as State Museum and Gaiety Theatre close by, a stay here is a quaint and cozy experience.
Accomodation: The resort has a total of 75 rooms, each of which is cozily furnished. Add to it exceptional service standards, features such as a scrumptious breakfast buffet, a well –stocked bar and a lounge etc., and you know you have a wholesome stay on your hands.
Activities: For those interested in indoor recreation, there is a heated swimming pool, a billiards room and a full- fledged children’s activity centre to keep you entertained. If you are interested in some outdoor fun, there are plenty of nature walks to be a part of.
11. Snow Valley Resorts
Location: The location of this resort is one of its many USPs. It is located in the Log Hut area of Manali, which is known to be an uber cool area of the hill station.
Accomodation: Luxury is what you get at this resort. It has 50 rooms, all brilliantly furnished and available in distinct categories, which includes presidential suites, Maharaja Room and Luxury Room. Add to it a restaurant in apple orchard, a roof top coffee shop and excellent service standards.
Activities: The mall road is just minutes away from the resort, which is ideal of shopaholics. However, if adventure is what you are seeking, there is Solang valley, 13 km from the place, which is ideal for trekking, paragliding, zorbing and much more.
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12. Solang River Resort
Location: Located amidst lush greenery and apple orchards, the resort is perfectly situated for scintillating views of the valley.
Accomodation: The resort has more than 70 fantastically furnished rooms, with an option of orchard facing rooms and glacier facing rooms. Either way, the experience you get here is simply amazing.
Activities: The resort is located in the adventure hub of Manali. There is plenty you can indulge in here, which includes mountain biking, snow tubing, paragliding, and even skiing in the amazing Rohtang Pass.
Location: The resort is close to Shimla, yet far away from the usual hill station experience. Situated on the periphery of Shoga village, the resort is nestled amidst serene oak forests.
Accomodation: There are village style cottages, bamboo huts as well as luxury tents to choose from at this resort. And then there is the thatch dining area with a scintillating view of the valley, combined with delicious local fare that titillates your taste buds.
Activities: Nestled in oak wood forests, the resort is perfect to spot playful pheasants in the vicinity. There are adventure activities to be a part of too, which include catwalk, hiking, rappelling, river crossing, and nature walks as well as camping.
14. Shervani Hilltop
Location: Away from the tourist rush of the city, Shervani hill Top is a quaint yet luxurious resort in Nainital.
Accommodation: The resort has cozy cottages situated amidst lush greenery to give you a peaceful and a private experience. A choice of deluxe rooms, premium rooms, suites as well as hill view rooms awaits you here, all of which have the most snug ambience for a comfortable stay.
Activities: The area around the resort is a haven for bird watchers, home to several exotic species of birds[Some of the best wildlife sanctuaries in the country have some of the rarest species of birds you can find] Of course, the lush greenery around is ideal for rejuvenating nature walks.
15. Manali Resorts
Location: Nestled in snow- capped mountains, close to River Beas, amidst verdant meadows is Manali Resorts, in the enchanting hill station of Manali.
Accommodation: Plush and understated elegance- that’s what the rooms at this resort are all about. There are 112 deluxe rooms to choose from here, apart from 8 royal suites and 4 really intimate cottages.
Activities: The resort has an awesome spa experience for those looking to relax. If you are looking for some adventure however, Solang Valley which is close by is ideal for adventure such as paragliding, zorbing and much more.
16. Quality Inn
Location: Located amidst breathtaking scenery of the snow capped mountains, and close to the Hadimba Temple, is Quality Inn River Country Resort in Manali.
Accommodation: The resort has well furnished rooms which give you an amazing view of the Himalayas. There are private cottages too for the taking here.
Activities: While staying here, you could go trekking, horse riding, fishing, parasailing, paragliding, rafting…….the list of activities here is endless.
Location: Located between Lakkar Bazaar and Long Wood is Chapslee resort, a place reminiscent of the colonial architecture.
Accommodation: The architecture of the resort is inspired from the bygone British era. The resort has 5 suites, all of which are cozily furnished and keep you comfortable during your stay.
Activities: The resort has a croquet lawn which is perfect for a game of croquet. However, if you would like something more outgoing, there are nature trails to embark on close to this resort.
Close to the Himalayas, with plenty to explore and tones to indulge in, Uttaranchal as a destination leaves you refreshed and rejuvenated. There are quite a few resorts here which are a delight. We have handpicked the very best of those.
18. Ananda Spa
Location: Located at the foothills of Himalayas in Rishikesh, the resort is situated amidst unspoilt greenery. The location of the resort is serenity personified.
Accomodation: The rooms here are as relaxing as the spa experience itself. There are deluxe rooms, ananda suite and villas to choose from, each offering a really tranquil stay.
Activities: If you are looking for indoor relaxation, the Vedanta spa here and yoga retreats of the resort are simply awesome. For outdoor adventure, there are nature walks, thrilling treks, rafting adventures and safaris to explore.
19. Explore Himalaya Resort
Location: Another resort located in Rishikesh, very close to Ganges, at the foothills of the Himalayas. Nestled in the Sal forests, this resort is perfect for meditation as well as adventure activities.
Accomodation: The resort has only 9 rooms which are furnished luxuriously. The limited number of rooms gives you a thoroughly private and a thoroughly intimate experience.
Activities: The resort has its own private beach by the Ganges, which is ideal for water sports such as rafting and kayaking. There is badminton and volleyball available on the beach too. The sal forests surrounding the place are home to exotic species of birds, which makes it a haven for bird watchers.
20. Mountain Trail resort
Location: The Mountain Trail Resort is located in Mukteshwar in Nainital, a destination known for its old world charm. And that’s what you get at this resort, nestled in the woods and offering you a laidback experience.
Accomodation: The resort has an old world architecture, with quaintly furnished room which appeal to those who enjoy a no frills stay. There are modern facilities available though, which means you get the best of both worlds.
Activities: There are plenty of activities you can indulge in here, which includes paragliding, rappelling, rock climbing, river crossing, trekking through the forests as well as village hikes, which are a cultural experience.
21. Club Mahindra Valley resort
Location: The resort is located atop a hill in Binsar, overlooking the snow- capped hills and the beautiful valley of Almora. Plenty of flora surrounds the place, which keeps you spellbound.
Accomodation: The resort has simple rooms which are adequately furnished and offer you a comfortable stay. Understated luxury is what defines the rooms at this resort.
Activities: If you are looking for soft adventure, there is trekking, and pony rides to have here. If you are looking for something more adrenaline pumping, you could pick from river crossing, rappelling, rock climbing or even camping atop the mesmerizing hills.
22. The Amber Vermont estate
Location: One of the oldest estates in Mussuorie, dating back to the 19th century, the estate is located on the Hathi Paon Road, 10 minutes away from the Mall Road and yet, nestled in tranquility.
Accommodation: The rooms of the resort have been designed in tune with the old English architecture. With 11 double rooms and 1 suite, the accommodation exudes warmth. The view of the Himalayas you get from the large windows of the resort is spectacular.
Activities: For days when it is raining outside, the resort has pool, table tennis, croquet as well as board games available. However, when the sun is shining bright, you can indulge in adventure with activities such as hiking, trekking, rafting and rappelling.
23. Royal Orchid Fort resort
Location: Another fantastic resort located in the Queen of Hill Stations- Mussoorie. Nestled amidst lush greenery, the resort offers scintillating views of the Doon Valley and the snow-capped Himalayas.
Accommodation: In terms of accommodation, the resort’s design is snug and luxurious. There are different room types on the offing, which includes executive rooms, premium rooms with a fantastic terrace, duplex accommodation as well as suites.
Activities: The resort has plenty of indoor activities to take care of your recreation needs. There is the usual such as pool table, badminton and table tennis; and there is the unusual as well, such as a mini golf course, kick boxing, air hockey and foosball table. And for the times when you get bored of the indoors, there is trekking to be done in the nearby terrain.
24. Classic Hilltop resort
Location: If you are looking to go beyond the usual, Classic Hilltop resort is the place to be. The resort is located in Chamba, which is still untouched by commercialization. Located on the hills above the town of Tehri, the resort offers a serene surrounding for a fantastically rejuvenating stay.
Accomodation: There are no frills about this resort. The décor has been kept to a minimal and still, it meets your daily needs. The presence of a spa on the property means you can just sit back and watch the time go by.
Activities: While the resort has the usual indoor activities, the highlight of a stay here is trekking in Langtang Range, which is located close by. You could even camp atop the hills, which is a mesmerizing experience.
25. Sattal Forest resort
Location:: This is a resort located close to Bhimtal in Uttrakhand, overlooking the several interconnected lakes of the region. Nestled in verdant greenery, the resort is ideal for a relaxing stay.
Accomodation: Although a small resort, there are quite a few options you have in terms of accomodation. There are cottages, bedrooms with terraces, as well as those which open to a lush garden to stay in.
Activities: The Location: of the resort is ideal to embark on nature trails, bird watching, trekking as well as boating in the region. The resort has some indoor activities as well such as badminton, table tennis, carom, basketball as well as croquet.
26. Cliff Top Club Auli
Location:: One of the rare ski resorts of India, Cliff Top Club is located in Auli in Uttranchal, close to Joshimath. Located at stunning heights, it is the perfect resort for some exhilarating skiing during winters.
Accomodation: The resort has 42 rooms to choose from, which include studio apartments as well as suites. All the rooms are tastefully furnished, with a warm ambience and several amenities and facilities, including a kitchenette.
Activities: Skilling and sledding are the undoubtedly the highlight of the resort during the winter months. During the summer months, the place becomes ideal for trekking, hiking as well as mountain biking.
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27. Royal Demazong
Location:: Situated on a sprawling 9 acre complex, this enchanting resort is located just 15 minutes from the town centre of Gangtok, and very close to Tsomgo Lake.
Accomodation: The resort has standard suites which are expertly crafted, mostly from local materials. The rooms are specious and offer fantastic views of the Chola Ranges.
Activities: The sprawling complex of the resort, with its lush greenery and unspoilt surroundings is ideal for nature walks and bird watching.
28. Mandarin Village resort
Location:: Located at a height of 5600 feet in the West Sikkim area of Kaluk, the resort is directly opposite Kanchendzonga, the third highest peak in the world. A sprawling area of 23 acres is full of various species of flora, which let you be in the lap of nature.
Accomodation: The resort has three options when it comes to rooms- cottages for a pastoral experience; deluxe rooms if you want a luxurious stay; and tented accomodation for exciting adventure. It is also well known for its bamboo beer bar, which is an experience in itself.
Activities: The Kaluk area is a cultural hub of Sikkim, home to Lepcha tribes and their small villages. An abundance of natural resources makes the area perfect for nature walks and bird watching too.
Home to Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary, temples, monasteries etc., a stay in Assam is a cultural experience. If you are looking for the best stay in Assam, consider the following resort.
29. Brahmaputra Jungle resort
Location:: The resort is located just 14 km from the capital city of Guwahati, next to Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary to let you experience the wilderness of the place.
Accomodation: It is the only three star resort in Guwahati, with rooms that are quaint and chic. With basic facilities and a comfy ambience, the place would keep you relaxed for whatever time you decide to spend here.
Activities: The region is a haven for wildlife lovers. There is Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary right next to the resort for thrilling wildlife safaris, and then there is Pabitora Sanctuary, just half an hour from the resort, where you get a thrilling rendezvous with one-horned rhinos.
Of palaces, of colorful traditions and cultures and of camel safaris, that’s Rajasthan for you- the desert land of India. Here are the best resorts of India in the desert land which ensure you have a memorable stay here.
30. Tiger Moon
Location:: If you wish to explore the wilderness of Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, this resort is one of the best places to stay. Situated amidst Aravalli Hills, the resort is located close to the forest trails of Ranthambore.
Accomodation: The resort is designed with a cottage concept in mind, blending together a rustic charm and contemporary architecture. The rooms are coherent with the natural surroundings of the place and still cater to all your modern needs effortlessly.
Activities: Embark on a jungle safari here and come face to face with the wild side of jungle. If you are lucky, you could even spot the King of the Jungle here. There are bird watching tours, camel cart rides as well as nature trails too to be a part of.
31. Tree House resort
Location:: A tree house in Rajasthan may sound unbelievable to some, but is actually a reality. The Tree House Resort is located half an hour from the pink city, amidst verdant greenery and plenty to savor.
Accomodation: The resort has a total of 15 tree houses, each intimately furnished and bringing you really close to nature. You will be mesmerized by the experience you get here.
Activities: When here, you could take a camel ride, go on a picnic in the nearby hills or simply take a village tour and get to know the colorful culture of the place.
32. Loha Garh Forest Resort
Location:: This forest resort is located close to the capital city of Jaipur. With unspoilt surroundings and the calmness of the place, the resort puts you at ease with yourself.
Accomodation: The first thing that strikes you about this resort is its unusual architecture. It is a blend of typical Rajasthani luxury and an air of mysticism which mesmerizes you. There are cottages and rooms to choose from, both of which have an air of grandeur and old world charm.
Activities: For those looking to rejuvenate, the resort has an amazing spa and Ayurvedic massages. While for those looking for something more, there are horse safaris, jeep safaris, nature walks as well as night camps in the forests to be a part of.
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33. Balaram Palace
Location:: The resort is bordering Rajasthan and is located in the northern part of Gujarat, in the Balaram Ambaji Forest Reserve, which were once the hunting grounds of the Nawabs of the region.
Accomodation: The architecture of the resort is neo-classical, which takes you back in time of grandeur and luxury. The rooms are plush and comfortable, overlooking the wilderness outside. There is the ornate Nawab Suite, Platinum Room, Gold Room as well as a Royal Tent to choose from. The Royal Tent is for those who are looking for a minimal experience, close to nature.
Activities: This is the perfect resort to embark on a wildlife safari in Gujarat, where you come across various species of animals including sloth bear, civets, wolves, hyenas and much more.
34. Infinity resorts
Location:: It is located in the Rann of Kutch, close to some scintillating wildlife and nature reserves. The Kutch district is also a haven for handicraft lovers or for those looking for religious and spiritual experience.
Accomodation: The accomodation is tent style, while being laced with modern amenities such as air conditioners and a lot more. In other words, it lets you have the best of both worlds- an intimate experience with nature in the lap of man-made luxury.
Activities: There are plenty of wildlife safaris and bird watching you can embark on while staying here. The closest ones are the Naliya Bustard sanctuary and Chharidhund Conservation Reserve.
35. Shaam e Sarhad
Location:: For those looking for a cultural experience in Gujarat, Shaam e Sarhad is the ideal resort for them. The resort is located in Hodka Village of the Kachch District, which is a window to the handicrafts and the various traditions and cultures of the place.
Accomodation: The resort comes with two options of accomodations- tents and mud cottages, both of which have a rustic charm of their own. The pastoral experience is completed with folk dance and delicious local good which tickles your taste buds.
Activities: Village tours which let you interact with the local communities is the highlight of the place. You can lay your hands on some exquisitely made leather products or other local handicrafts of the region. For the nature lovers, bird watching tours can also be arranged to the Chhari Dhand Reserve.
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36. Resort Murti
Location:: This is an enchanting eco resort located on the banks of River Mutri, close to Gorumara National Park. Located on the foothills of the Chalsa range, the resort offers all the wonderful delights of nature.
Accomodation: There are air conditioned cottages as well as bespoke family chalets to choose from here, each furnished with the most modern of amenities.
Activities: The resort offers plenty in terms of entertainment and recreation. There are guided jungle safaris you can embark on, camping and bonfires to experience, tribal dances to enjoy and so much more.
37. Glenburn Tea Estate
Location:: Located in Kolkata, close to the beautiful hill station of Darjeeling is Glenburn Tea Estate. The aroma of tea and sprawling greenery greets you at this resort.
Accomodation: The estate has two sprawling bungalows, each with their own historical significance. Each bungalow has four suites, which are tastefully furnished and give a memorable experience to the guests. And then is the gastronomical delight to experience here, which includes the unusual yet delicious tea-leaf pakoras.
Activities: There is so much to do and explore here. There are relaxing spa experiences available here, apart from tea tours of the estate, hiking, nature walks, river rafting and fishing to explore.
The heart of India is where you can explore some thrilling wildlife, tribal cultures and a lot more. While you head to Madhya Pradesh to have an enchanting experience of the country, consider the following resorts for a comfortable stay:
38. Wild Chalet resort
Location:: If you are looking for a wild experience in Madhya Pradesh, Wild Chalet resort is the perfect gateway. The resort is located on the banks of Banjar River, close to Kanha National Park, nestled in the luxury of forests.
Accomodation: The resort has snug rooms which keep you comfortable, even as you hear the roars of the jungle, which makes for a fascinating experience.
Activities: A jungle safari through the Kanha National Park is the highlight of the stay here. But there is more to be had, which includes nature trails, bird watching and elephant riding tours.
39. Tiger Trails
Location:: Situated on an 11 acre estate amidst lush forests, the resort is located close to Bandhavgarh National Park- a place perfect for a tryst with the wild side of nature.
Accomodation: The Accomodation here is cottage style, which are equipped with all the modern amenities, and still give you a pastoral experience. The surrounding forests complete your wild experience here.
Activities: A guided jungle safari is not to be missed here. For those looking for something even more, there are bird watching tours, tribal dances to enjoy and a visit to Bandhavgarh Museum on the anvil.
40. Tiger n Woods Resort
Location:: No, this resort has nothing to do with Tiger Woods. Rather, it is about tiger amidst woods. The resort is located close to Pench National Park, perfect for another tryst with wildlife of the region.
Accomodation: The resort has 10 exclusive cottages which are built Machaan Style. If the exclusivity and the wild experience do not excite you, the snugly built cottages definitely will.
Activities: Get on a jeep and take a thrilling jungle safari. And after the thrills, calm yourself down with nature walks and bird watching tours here.
Maharashtra is a melting pot, home to Bollywood and several other delights that are worth the experience. But if you are looking for something other than the usual here, the following resorts in India are perfect for a stay in the state.
41. Sula Vineyards
Location:: Yes, it is India’s first wine resort, which is an achievement in itself. But even if you are not a wine lover, the tranquility of the vineyards in this Nasik resort is an ideal stress buster.
Accomodation: The resort has fantastic wine themed rooms with a view of the swimming pool. But for those who are looking for a more intimate and romantic experience, there is a 3 bedroom villa here which takes your breath away.
Activities: Yu can either choose to take a swim in the vineyard swimming pool, go kayaking in the Gangapur Lake which is closeby or take a bike ride of the vineyards and the countryside. It is all about relaxation here.
42. Radisson Alibaug
Location:: Close to popular beaches of the region and yet, far away from the maddening rush, this Alibaug resort is ideal for a rejuvenating experience.
Accomodation: In terms of accomodation, there is plenty to choose from here. From basic but elegant deluxe rooms to plush lake view villas, there is something for everyone here.
Activities: When you here, don’t miss out on the fascinating spa experience of the place. There are the closeby beaches too if you are looking for some more relaxation and rejuvenation.
Location:: Citrus is located in the “Queen of Maharashtra”, Mahabaleshwar, walking distance from the main market. Spread across 5 acres of heritage land, the resort gives you fantastic views of lush green valley.
Accomodation: The property has 29 rooms in all, divided into three categories viz. deluxe room, suite rooms and superior rooms. The rooms here may not be luxurious but they do offer a cozy experience nevertheless.
Activities: The resort has a spa, which is perfect for de-stress and relax your tense muscles. You could also take a dip in the swimming pool here to beat the heat. For those interested in outdoors, the resort is a good gateway to nature trails in the area.
44. Dala Rooster
Location:: If you are looking for a really private experience, Dala Rooster is the place to be. It is a bungalow in Panchgani, facing the valley and offering uninterrupted views of the Bhilar waterfalls, which is simply amazing.
Accomodation: The bungalow, located amidst greenery, has 6 well- furnished bedrooms with a kitchen and dining area. There is a gazebo too which gives sort of an old world charm to the place.
Activities: You could always take a trek to the Bhilar waterfalls when here. It will leave you replenished and looking forward to life.
45. The Machan
Location:: When we are small, we all dream of living in beautiful tree houses, don’t we? The Machan makes that come true. It is an eco-resort located in Jambulne, about two and half hour drive from Mumbai. Jambulne is one of the top 25 bio hotspots around the world, which just makes the experience amazing.
Accomodation: You get to have your own tree houses here, built 45 feet above the ground, located amidst plenty of trees and plenty of nature to savor.
Activities: While the property puts you completely at ease, for those who want to take the experience further, there is fantastic star gazing to do at night. The resort also has private trekking trails which give you an opportunity to get close to nature and watch the various species of birds that inhabit the place.
There is no better place in India than Goa for experiencing the best of sun, sand and sea. The place has some amazing resorts, to make your stay comfortable. Here is the best of the lot.
46. La Cabana
Location:: The resort is located in Morjem, one of the widest beaches in Goa. Situated on 3 acres of sprawling land, the place is perfect for a relaxing time under the sun.
Accomodation: In terms of accomodation, there are quite a few choices you have here. There are luxury tents, wooden cottages, Portuguese Villas as well as Beach facing Villas on the offing.
Activities: Try a game of beach cricket or beach volleyball here. If you are looking for something more adventurous, try jet skiing, banana boat rides or other water sporting adventures when staying at this resort.
47. Santana Beach Resort
Location:: The location of the resort is one of its many USPs. It is located close to Sanquerim, way from the traffic, nestled amidst mangroves and swaying palms. The scintillating views of the sea you get from this resort are amazing.
Accomodation: The resort has minimalistic décor, which gives you a very home like feel. There are standard rooms, deluxe rooms as well as suites to choose from. The rooms may not be ornate but they are cozy and snug nevertheless.
Activities: Take a jungle trek to see the unspoilt nature of the place, or indulge in water sporting adventures, it is upto you.
48. Whispering Palm Beach Resort
Location:: Close to the sea on the Sinqurium Beach, if you are looking for a quintessential Goa experience, this resort is the best place to be.
Accomodation: The resort has 106 rooms in all, all well- furnished and coherent with the Goan lifestyle, which is relaxed. There are Mediterranean rooms, studio rooms, terrace rooms and other kinds to choose from here.
Activities: Hit the clubs after dark or simply choose to surf the tides, the choice is yours. Either way, a stay here is a lot of fun.
49. Pousada Tauma
Location:: The resort is located just 15 minutes away from one of the most happening beaches of Goa- Calangute. With free shuttle services to the beach, you can party it up in style while at this resort.
Accomodation: It is a small boutique resort, consisting of 13 rooms which are intimately designed. There is understated luxury in each of the rooms, which puts you at ease in this fantastic destination.
Activities: Calangute Beach, which is closeby, is known to be the party capital of the world. It is also famous for loads of water sporting adventures. But if you would rather spend your vacation in peace and tranquility, the resort has an amazing spa experience in store.
50. Citrus Goa
Location: Here is another fantastic resort which lies close to Calangute beach- Citrus Resort. With such a hip and happening location, you can be sure you won’t be missing out on any of the Goan fun.
Accomodation: The resort has a total of 85 rooms, divided into deluxe rooms, premium rooms and suites. The rooms are pleasantly furnished and do keep comfortable for as long as you stay here.
Activities: The Calangute Beach is really close by, where you can party it up in style; try watering surfing, winding surfing, jet skiing etc.; or simply lounge about in the sun.
51. Tangerine Resorts
Location:: The resort is located on the Candolim road, just five minutes away from Candolim Beach- the most happening beach of Goa. That itself is the biggest USP of this fantastic resort.
Accomodation: Contemporary, royal and comfortable- that’s the best way to describe the rooms in this resort. While you may be spending most of your day outside when in Goa, the rooms here will beckon you to spend your time comfortable indoors.
Activities: When you are staying that close to Calangute Beach, you don’t need to be told what to do. There is plenty to explore at the beach. You would know when you hit it.
Karnataka is not just home to the IT hub of the nation- Bangalore. The rugged terrains, the wildlife and the amazing rivers that flow through it are ideal for all kinds of adventure activities. Letting you have the best of the Karnataka experience are the following amazing resorts in India:
52. The Hills- Sakleshpur
Location:: The Hills is the perfect name for this resort, located in Sakleshpuram, amidst the mist covered Western Ghats. Ethereal views of surrounding beauty await you at this resort.
Accomodation: In terms of accomodation, there are two kinds of rooms you get to choose from- Swiss Cottages, and Indonesian Cottages- both tastefully furnished and evoking a sense of tranquil luxury.
Activities: You could go on a cycling tour around the resort, pitch a tent and spend the night under the stars, play a game of Pentanque or even try your hand at archery while here.
53. Old Magazine House
Location:: The resort is located in Dandeli, amidst thick jungles and amazing silence. The chorus of the jungle is what you get to hear while staying at this resort.
Accomodation: Rugged is what you get here in terms of accomodation, which lets you be one with nature. The resort has ethnic bamboo huts built on stilts with minimal amenities and a truly rustic experience.
Activities: There are loads of Activities you can indulge in while here. A jungle safari is exciting, and so is rafting in Kali River, mountain biking and trekking as well.
54. Orange County
Location:: Located in Coorg, at a height of about 800 meters above sea level, this resort is given company by River Kaveri and virgin forests which are a real delight.
Accomodation: There are rustic cottages furnished with modern amenities as well as plush pool villas to choose from here. Add to it the fantastic service standards of the place and you have a memorable stay on your hands.
Activities: Take a trek through the coffee plantations, trek through the Dubare Forest reserve, or simply feed and bathe the elephants, either way, a stay here is memorable.
55. Misty Woods
Location:: Fresh air, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, situated at a height of more than 3000 feet above sea level is Misty Woods- a farm resort in Coorg.
Accomodation: The resort has cottage style accomodations as well as group houses to choose from, each one having a minimalistic décor, in tune with the natural surroundings of the place.
Activities: Take a trek through the scintillating surroundings of the resort. You will discover amazing delights which cannot be put into words.
Location:: Located in enchanting Chikmagalur, Flameback Resort is situated amidst dense foliage and a setting infuses romance in even the most cold hearted.
Accomodation: There are private villas, cottages as well as suites to choose from here. Every room here is plush, cozy and private, which is ideal to bust the stress of your mundane routine.
Activities: Take a relaxing spa massage or take a dip in the temperature controlled pool of the resort, with a view of paddy fields and amazing atmosphere- both the experiences will beat the heat as well as stress.
57. Jungle retreat
Location:: Explore the amazing wildlife of Madumalai National Park with a stay in this resort. Situated on the foothills of the Nilgiris, it is as close to nature as you can possibly get.
Accomodation: There are quite a few choices you have in terms of accomodation here. There are dormitories for the budget conscious, bamboo cottages for a rustic experience and tree houses for an altogether different experience.
Activities: Take a trek through the mountains of the region; embark on an exciting jungle safari and spot wild animals in their natural habitat; go bird watching; take an elephant ride; visit the spice plantations; camp atop the hills…….the list of Activities you can do here is endless.
58. Black Buck resort
Location:: Situated 18 km from Bidar in the northern part of Karnataka is the Black Buck Resort. The resort is flanked by Honnikeri reserve Forest and Vilaspur Lake, and this is where you can find blackbucks roaming about carefree.
Accomodation: The resort has a total of 18 cottages which lie close to Vilaspur Lake. The cottages give you a rustic experience while keeping you comfortable in the wilderness that surrounds you.
Activities: The highlight of the resort is the Black Buck Trails. But taking a coracle ride in the lake or bird watching here is equally fun and memorable.
59. Turtle Bay
Location:: Here is a resort that lets you get up, close and personal with the amazing sea turtles of the region. The Turtle Bay is located in Kundapura, with a fascinating view of the sea and golden sands.
Accomodation: The resort has cabanas and plush rooms which are in tune with the environment of the place. The rooms offer great views of the sea, and the cool sea breeze simply takes all your worries away.
Activities: There are as many as 17 trekking trails you can choose from here; or you could go for scuba diving adventure in sea or snorkeling and explore the beautiful corals of the region; and for the little less adventurous, there are fascinating boat rides to be a part of.
60. Cicada, Bandipur
Location:: Bandipur National Park is one of the most well -known wildlife reserves of the country. Located very close to it is Cicada, letting you experience the best that the wild side of nature has to offer.
Accomodation: There are log huts as well as plush rooms to choose from here. The accomodation here has the right blend of luxury as well as rustic charm, which is attune with the surroundings.
Activities: You cannot be so close to Bandipur and miss out on the thrilling wildlife safaris. There are night safaris available as well, which are perfect for tiger spotting. You could also embark on a bird watching tour, if that is what interests you.
61. Eagle Eye Holidays
Location:: Located in enchanting Chikmagalur is the enchanting Eagle Eye Holidays. The resort is situated amidst 130 acres of sprawling coffee plantations, making it the perfect setting for a tranquil break from work.
Accomodation: You have quite a few options here in terms of accomodation, depending on your budget and taste. There are standard rooms, as well as cottages, villas and skywalk villas to choose from, apart from tree houses and glass houses.
Activities: Take a trek through the sprawling plantations, which is an educative tour as well as tranquil delight. If you want something adventurous though, the surrounding hills of Chikmagalur are ideal for a trekking expedition.
62. Hampi’s Boulders
Location:: Located close to the ruins of Hampi’s historical Temple is Hampi’s Boulders in Narayanspet. With the water eroded boulders, the amazing Tungbadra River flowing close by and the legend of Vijayanagar, you know a stay here is going to be full of mysticism and adventure.
Accomodation: The resort has 13 rooms in all, built in cottage style and giving you a very snug ambience. While some cottages are amidst wilderness, others look like a boulder, which adds to the mystic factor.
Activities: Walk on the boulders that surround the place and catch a glimpse of the exhilarating waterfalls that surround the place; or, if you are visiting the place between the months of October to February, you could always bird roosting here.
63. Windflower Bandipur
Location:: Here is another resort which lets you be close to the wilderness of Bandipur National Park. The serenity of the place and the chorus of the jungle make for an eclectic experience.
Accomodation: There are expansive suites to choose from here which keep you really comfortable amidst the wilderness. You will love the experience here.
Activities: A jungle safari is not to be missed here, and if you want to spot the tiger, you best chance is during a night safari. There are trekking trails too to be explored apart from interacting the local tribes of the place, which is a cultural experience.
64. Bison River Resort
Location:: Some more of a wild experience in Karnataka awaits you at this resort, which is located close to Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. Situated on the banks of River Kali, it is perfect for a host of adventure activities.
Accomodation: The resort has standard rooms, which are adequately furnished and come with all the necessary amenities. There is a restaurant too which serves delicious multi-cuisine fare.
Activities: The real highlight of a stay in this resort is the adventure activities. You could choose to indulge in white water rafting in River Kali; take a jungle safari and explore the wild side of nature; or go bird watching is in the vicinity which is an equally pleasant experience.
65. The Serai
Location:: The Serai is a resort located in enthralling Chikmagalur, and has the right blend of adventure, tranquility as well as cultural and traditional experience.
Accomodation: The rooms at The Serai are the right mix of old world charm and modern architecture. More of the materials have been locally sourced, which keeps the resort in harmony with nature. And that’s what you feel when you stay at this resort.
Activities: You could explore the many trekking trails of the region which give you an immense sense of satisfaction, you could choose to go river rafting, and do much more while staying at this amazing resort.
The land of Hyderabadi Biryani has much more in store for those who are looking to explore. If you an explorer by nature and looking for a comfortable stay in Andhra, consider the following resorts, which are the best of the lot.
66. Bhavani Island Resort
Location:: For an enchanting experience in the midst of nature, head to Bhavani Island resort. The resort is located a little distance away from the city of Vijaywada, surrounded by River Krishna.
Accomodation: There are independent tree houses and cottages to choose from at this resort. All the rooms of the resort are exquisitely furnished and give you a comfortable stay.
Activities: Sitting back and enjoying the serenity of the place is the best activity one can indulge in while at this resort. If you are looking for something more, consider tackling the Krishna River, or visit the nearby tourist attractions.
67. Haritha Coconut Country Resort
Location:: The resort is located in Dindi, which is fantastic if you are a nature lover. Dindi is situated amidst the Godavari delta, with lush greenery and coconut grooves which make for an enchanting experience.
Accomodation: You could choose to stay in the well furnished rooms of the resort, or stay in one of the houseboats of Dindi, cruising along while you enjoy the scenic pleasures along the way.
Activities: Sit back and bask in the tranquility of the place. For the restless out there, take a nature walk, or visit the Antervdei Temple, which lies close to the resort.
68. Ananthagiri Hill Resort
Location:: Located amidst mist covered surroundings and the tranquility of Anantagiri Hills is Ananthagiri Hill Resort. The beautiful Bhavanasi Lake and the scintillating streams of River Musi are ideal to take a break from work.
Accomodation: There are standard rooms as well as cottages to choose from at this resort. The rooms here have a very snug ambience, and are furnished with al the basic amenities that you may need on a holiday.
Activities: For a mystic experience, explore the Borra Caves here, which are supposed to be more than 100 million years old. You could even take a trek to the amazing waterfalls of the region for something more adventurous.
69. Lahari Resorts
Location:: The resort is located near Patacheru, about 25 km from the city of Hyderabad. The resort is situated over 35 acres of lush greenery, which is ideal for rejuvenation and some time out from your busy schedules.
Accomodation: The resort has expansive suites to choose from, each of them luxuriously furnished and having a very comfortable ambience. There are Deluxe Suites, Queen’s Suites, King’s Suites, Presidential Suites as well as Royal Suites to choose from.
Activities: There are a lot of Activities you can indulge in here, indoor as well as outdoor. There is paintball, beach volleyball, water polo as well as cricket for outdoor fun here. For indoor fun, there is a bowling alley, a billiards table as well table tennis.
Most people aren’t aware of the amazing wildlife and the adventure activities possible in Tamil Nadu. But for those of you who do, here are some of the best resorts in the destination for a comfortable and memorable stay.
70. Kurumba Village resort
Location:: The resort is located in the amazingly beautiful Coonoor, nestled in the Nilgiri Hills, amidst the spice plantations that were given to the region by the British.
Accomodation: Luxurious and tranquil- that’s what describes the accomodation of this resort the best. You could choose from a pastoral cottage, plush suite or a decadent Jacuzzi suite when staying at this resort.
Activities: The resort has plenty to keep you engaged indoors itself such as Jacuzzi, swimming pool, table tennis and a lot more. For those interested in outdoors, there is a game of golf to be had, tea estate tours to experience or trekking in the amazing greenery that surrounds the place.
71. Grand Palace Yercaud
Location:: Yercaud is an amazing destination of Tamilnadu, and located in this amazing destination is the Grand Palace resorts in Yercaud. Nestled by a lake on one side and an amazing valley on the other, the Location: of this resort is just picture perfect.
Accomodation: The resort has quaint rooms, which are snug and comfortable. If you are looking for basic accommodation, there are standard rooms to be had, but for those who live life king size, there are lake size rooms as well as suites to choose from.
Activities: Take a boat ride in the Emerald Lake or take an adventurous trek to Kiliyur Falls, the tryst with nature that you get here will leave you spellbound.
Location:: For an experience that’s private and amidst nature, head to this resort in Devala. Amberina is a home built on sprawling 100 acres of land, with ferns, shrubs, water bodies and so much more nestling the place.
Accomodation: The serene home has just 3 bedrooms, inspired from colonial architecture. The rooms give you a feeling of grandeur and old world charm, which is perfect for a romantic getaway.
Activities: You could take a walk through the tea estates of the region, upto the old gold mines, where you get to hear plenty of folklore. Or you could go a jeep safari in the amazing beaut of the place. For the romantics out there, a candle lit barbecue dinner here is just perfect.
73. Red Hill
Location:: The location of this resort, or rather a century old Bungalow, is just stunning. It borders the Silent Valley and the National Thar Reserve, overlooking the Emerald Lake, lying at a height of more than 7000 feet in Ooty.
Accomodation: The Bungalow has 10 cottage rooms, each furnished with an old world charm. Every room comes with a fascinating view of the hills or the lake, which keeps you mesmerized.
Activities: For adventure freaks, there are cycling tours, hiking, trekking and jungle safaris to explore. Apart from all that, there is bird watching, boating in Emerald Lake and a morning yoga session to be a part of.
74. The Wilds
Location:: This resort is true to its very name. It is an ancestral coffee plantation, situated in Madumalai, with plenty of wilderness surrounding it, which makes it an ethereal place to be in.
Accomodation: This coffee estate has a large dining hall and a few snug rooms which give you a really intimate experience. The ancestral architecture just adds to the experience here.
Activities: Explore the enchanting coffee plantations of the place, or take a jeep safari through the jungles where you get to explore amazing flora and fauna, either way, it is a serenading adventure here.
75. Destiny Farmstays
Location:: This resort is exactly what the name suggests- a fascinating farm, located in Ooty. The resort gives you amazing views of the valley, the hills and the lake.
Accomodation: The resort has 25 rooms, each having wooden flooring and a décor that exudes of luxury and an old world charm.
Activities: Indulge in a rejuvenating spa, take a horse ride through the far, go fishing in the lake, take a nature trail….there is so much to do at this resort.
Location:: Located in Thiruvannamalai, the Sparsa Resort gives you the best of South Indian spirituality, with fascinating views of the Arunachal Hills in the backdrop and so much more.
Accomodation: A snug, luxurious and intimate experience awaits you at Sparsa, with its cozily designed rooms which have all the modern amenities. And then there is sumptuous cuisine served here which completes the stay.
Activities: Take a joyride on a Lambretta, learn to milk the cow, take a bullock cart ride or just enjoy the beauty of the place- it is a pastoral experience that awaits you at Sparsa.
77. Parambikulam Go
Location:: If you are a wildlife enthusiast, this resort is one of the best options you have. The resort is located in the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, amidst the many delights that the wild side of nature has to offer.
Accomodation: There are tented accomodations, machans, cottages and a lot more to choose from. Each of them offers an experience that’s simply unmatched.
Activities: Take a jungle safari when here, coming face to face with various amazing species of animals and birds. Some will give you goosebumps while others will enthrall you no end.
78. Banasura Island Retreat
Location:: A virgin landscape, lush greenery and the perfect setting for a tranquil stay is what you get at this resort, located in the amazing Wayanad.
Accomodation: The resort is designed as a Nalukettu- which is the traditional architecture form of Kerala. There are enchanting cottages to choose from here, and the experience of staying here cannot be put in words.
Activities: Go on biking trails, spot the elephants in the region, take the trekking trail to Chembra peak or simply interact with the local tribes of the region.
79. Safari Land Resort
Location:: The resort lets you experience the joy of wildlife safaris in the Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. The thrill of spotting a tiger in the wild is something that cannot be matched.
Accomodation: The resort has tree houses for those looking for a rustic experience, while for those looking for something plush, there are standard and luxury rooms available.
Activities: Embark on memorable nature walks, or take a thrilling jungle safari- you will fall in love with this place.
80. Banasura Hill Resort
Location:: Here is an earth resort, the only of its kinds in India, situated on sprawling 35 acres of land, on the mist clad mountains of Wayanad.
Accomodation: In tune with nature is what the accomodation here is all about. There are earth rooms, twin villas as well as private suites to be had here, all of which are fantastic.
Activities: Take a trekking tour to the forests, climb the Banasura hills, take nature walks in the coffee plantations, indulge in thrilling river walking……..there is so much to be in this beautiful destination.
Of amazing backwaters, boathouses, amazing Ayurveda spas and plenty of exciting wildlife, that’s what Kerala is about. Here are some of the best resorts of India in God’s Own Country which truly give you a stay to remember.
81. Windflower, Vythri
Location:: Situated amidst the serene coffee plantations and the fascinating hills of Wayanad is Windflower, Vythiri. The landscape of the resort, the tranquility of the place and the intimate experience you get here is simply amazing.
Accomodation: The rooms at this resort are a blend of Kerala architecture and Indonesian influences, which makes for an eclectic décor. There are spacious villas and suites to choose from here, which are furnished with the most modern of amenities.
Activities: Take a tour of the plantations and take in the aroma of the coffee; or you could connect with your spiritual side by indulging in some therapeutic yoga while here.
82. Ashtamundi Homestay
Location:: Homestays are an experience in themselves, with their personal care and everything else. You can have the best of that at Ashtamundi Homestay, a fascinating homestay in Alleppey, Kerala.
Accomodation: There are standard rooms as well as bamboo rooms to choose from at this homestay. While they may not be ornate, the personal experience you get here takes care of everything else.
Activities: Take a cruise in a houseboat, or take a village tour to get to know the local cultures and traditions of the place- either way, you stay here will be memorable.
83. Munnar Mountain Club
Location:: Situated close to Munnar, one of the most famous hill stations of South India, Munnar Mountain Club overlooks fascinating peaks and lush greenery.
Accomodation: The resort has cottage style accomodations, which open up to fantastic views of verdant greenery. The rooms here are equipped with almost all the amenities you may need while on a relaxing holiday.
Activities: If you are the adventurous sort, the region is perfect for trekking and paragliding. If you would rather have something low profile, consider a visit to the Tea Museum here.
84. Citrus Backwater retreats
Location:: Located on the banks of the amazing Pallathuruthy River is Citrus Backwater Retreats, very close to Alleppey. The enchanting views you get from this resort are amazing.
Accomodation: The resort has 32 well furnished rooms which keep you comfortable and relaxed, with all the modern amenities. However, if romanticism and grandeur is what you like, consider staying in a pool side villa at this resort.
Activities: While here, you could embark on a village tour and pick up some interesting stuff on your way. Or you could even take a cruise on a houseboat or take a boat ride in the stunning backwaters of the region.
85. Vythiri resort
Location:: If you like to explore the wilderness of nature Vythiri resort is ideal for you. It is a jungle resort located in Wayanad, amidst tropical rainforests and plenty of flora and fauna to explore.
Accomodation: Enchanting and eclectic is what would describe best the experience of the place. There are fascinating tree houses, serene cottages, as well as planters’ retreat to choose from in terms of accomodation at this resort.
Activities: Take a trek to the waterfalls of the resort, or simple take a trek in the wilderness surrounding the place. Whatever you choose, this place won’t disappoint you.
86. Poorva Island resort
Location:: Situated close to Trivandrum, Poorva Island resort has the Ghats on one side, the amazing backwaters of Kerala on the other; as well as Arabian Sea and golden beaches surrounding it. What more could you ask for in a location:
Accomodation: The resort has cottage style Accomodations, with land cottages, floating cottages, Ayurveda Cottage and other kinds of cottages to choose from.
Activities: Explore the natural beauty which surrounds the place; take a cycling tour of the region or simply indulge in an array of water sporting adventure while here.
87. Kaiya House
Location:: This cozy and quaint boutique resort is located just minutes away from the amazing cliffs of Varkala. The fascinating setting of this resort makes it an endearing property.
Accomodation: Simple, elegant and comfortable is what the rooms are in this property. While they may not be luxurious, they still give you a very private experience.
Activities: While here, you could climb to the top of the cliffs, which give you a fantastic view of the valley; or you could even explore the Papanasam Beach, and watch the beautiful sunsets.
88. Uday Samudra
Location:: Located on Kovalam beach, very close to Kovalam International Airport is Uday Samudra, amidst swaying coconut grooves and rocky terrains.
Accomodation: It’s a big resort, with 203 rooms, all of which are perfectly furnished to give you a really comfortable stay. All the rooms here give you an amazing view of the sea, and the cool sea breeze that you get throughout the day has a calming influence on you.
Activities: You could take a dip in the pools here to beat the heat. But if you are looking for something adrenaline pumping, there are water sporting adventures on the offing here.
89. Wood House Beach Resort
Location:: Another fantastic resort situated in Varkalam, close to Kovalam Beach and a little farther from the airport is Wood House Beach resort. The resort is secluded but still gives you all the comforts you need for a memorable stay.
Accomodation: The resort has cottage style Accomodations, made of wood, which gives you a really rustic experience. The privacy and intimacy you get in these cottages is unmatched.
Activities: If rejuvenation is what you are looking for, consider the Ayurveda spa of the resort, which eases your frayed nerves. For those looking for some adventure, there is the unspoilt Kovalam Beach close by for water sporting adventures.
90. Green Magic Nature resort
Location:: Nestled in the cardamom hills, close to Pookode Lake, is Green Magic Nature resort in Wayanad. The scenery that surrounds the place is just amazing.
Accomodation: The resort has plenty to choose form in terms of accomodation. There are rustic tree houses, cottages, independent villas as well as honeymoon cottages to choose from at this resort.
Activities: While staying at this resort, you could go trekking, take an elephant safari in the surrounding jungles, take a trek to the villages of the place or simply go bird watching.
91. Coconut Lagoon
Location:: Located amidst swaying palm trees in the town of Murud, on the Konkan coastline is the Coconut Lagoon Resort. The long stretches of unspoilt beaches here are ideal for rejuvenation as well as relaxation.
Accomodation: There are deluxe rooms as well as economic rooms available at this resort. Although the rooms are nothing to write home about, they are nevertheless comfortable, which a nice view of the sea.
Activities: This beach resort has plenty offer in terms of Activities such as parasailing, sand biking, ocean ride as well as watching dolphins in action.
Of colonial charm and beautiful setting, Pondicherry is ideal to visit the times gone by. If you are heading to this destination anytime soon, consider a stay in the following resorts for the best experience.
92. Ocean Spray
Location:: Here is a resort built around a man-made lake, just minutes away from the University of Pondicherry, amidst serene surroundings.
Accomodation: There are garden view rooms, amazing Jacuzzi rooms, scintillating water view rooms, villas as well as royal villas to choose from here. The resort spoils you with decadent luxury.
Activities: Take a swim in the amazing pool of the resort and just admire the rich flora of the place which is soothing to say the least. A stay here, either way, is just amazing.
93. Zest big Beach
Location:: This is one of the largest resorts in Pondicherry. For those who love to live life king size, this is the perfect resort for a stay in Pondicherry. This beach front property will keep you enthralled throughout.
Accomodation: Plush and luxurious is what describes the rooms here in the best way possible. The resort has 125 rooms, each 400 square feet, with some of them which come with an open shower, French windows and a lot more. For a decadent stay, this resort is just perfect.
Activities: While the amazing décor of the resort makes it hard for you to go outside, there are quite a few activities you can indulge in when outside. There is target shooting, a game of French Boule, cycling tour, beach volleyball or beach cricket to indulge in.
94. Mango Hills
Location:: This resort just lies on the periphery of the main city of Pondicherry, close to Auroville Ashram, on a hill which boasts of mango and cashew plantations.
Accomodation: The resort is inspired from French architecture, with understated luxury and elegance in everything. The rooms here are no different. You could choose from a cottage style room, something more classic or a suite for those looking for grandeur.
Activities: The resort has an amazing massage and spa experience which is a must when staying here. You could also go on nature walks amidst mango plantations which are a treat to all your senses.
95. Dune Eco Beach Resort
Location:: For the ultimate in a tranquil Pondicherry experience, head to Dune Eco Beach resort. The resort is located in Eco Beach Village in Puddhukuppam, very close to the main city of Pondicherry.
Accomodation: The resort is spread across 30 acres of land. This beach front property has separate bungalows, which are eco-friendly, and yet have most of the modern amenities. While some don’t have air conditioners, the cool sea breeze which blows throughout the day takes care of the heat factor.
Activities: For a rustic experience, learn to milk a cow, take part in pottery lessons or interact with the locals of the place. For something more adventurous, take a dip in the Bay of Bengal. And for those looking for tranquility, the resort has an amazing spa experience in place.
96. The Sunway GRT Grand
Location:: Situated just 4 km from the Pondicherry Beach and about the same destination from Auroville is the Sunway GRT Grand, a part of the GRT resort and hotel chain.
Accomodation: This resort has a blend of indo-French architecture, which reflects in the rooms as well. The resort has a total of 61 rooms, each exquisitely furnished, and cozy to stay in.
Activities: The Pondicherry Beach located closeby is ideal for several water sporting adventures including jet skiing, parasailing and a lot more. The resort also has a swimming pool and a kids area for indoor recreation options.
Crystal blue waters, amazing corals, unspoilt scenery and interesting tribal life- that’s what greets you in Andaman. For the best experience of Andaman, we have handpicked the best of resorts of India in the destination.
97. Fortune Resort Bay Island
Location:: This amazing resort by Fortune Group of Hotels, is located on Marine Hills in Port Blair, giving you amazing views of the amazing islands of Andaman.
Accomodation: The resort has been designed using the natural red timber which is found in Andaman, making it in tune with its surroundings. A total of 45 rooms greet you at this resort, with some of them overlooking the azure waters of the sea.
Activities: Go snorkeling or scuba diving in the amazing waters, or simply take a nature trail in the lush green forests of the place, there is much to explore here.
98. Barefoot India
Location:: The resort is located on Havelock Island, which is one of the best islands of Andaman for those looking for a wholesome Andaman experience. Located on a beach that has been voted one of the best by Time magazine, this resort is surely one of the best out there.
Accommodation: There are cottages and villas to choose from here, each nestled amidst lush greenery, letting you have an intimate experience with nature.
Activities: If you are looking for tranquility and rejuvenation, try the Ayurveda massage at this resort. For those looking to explore the beauty of Andaman, the place is perfect for diving, snorkeling, scuba diving and other activities.
99. Dew Dale Resort
Location:: The resort is located in Baratang Island, more than a 100 km from Port Blair, offering you scenic vistas of this virgin destination. Don’t miss the mornings here when a slight mist covers the place, giving you an ethereal experience.
Accomodation: You get to choose from 16 deluxe rooms, which are built cottage style, set amidst lush greenery, making for an interesting rendezvous with nature.
Activities: There is bird watching, Mangrove Creek safari, cycling tours, village tours, fishing hiking, kayaking and so much more to be done in this region.
100. Symphony Palms Havelock
Location:: This is another fantastic resort located in the amazing Havelock Island, where you are greeted by lush greenery, mesmerizing views of the Arabian Sea and blissful serenity.
Accommodation: The resort has 35 cottages in al, furnished luxuriously, yet maintaining an air of snugness and serenity. The greenery that surrounds each of the cottages here will keep you spellbound throughout your stay.
Activities: Go on nature walks in the tropical forests of the region, or explore the depths of Arabian Sea with snorkeling, diving, or scuba diving. Either way, you will be left with a memorable vacation.
P.S. We are not evaluating any property here but have tried to list those resorts where you will have a splendid time.