Already thinking about the weekend on a Monday morning? Can’t really blame you ‘coz so are we! After all, we are getting a long weekend after ages and it is only fair that we plan in advance to make the most of it. That established you might be facing a slight hiccup. The fact is most of us are feeling a little out of touch after staying homebound for over two years now. Well, just in case you too are completely lost about what to do and where to go this weekend, we have got you covered. Follow through for our curation of luxe weekend getaways that ensure you make the most of your weekend staycay:
Renest River Courtesy Resort, Manali
This weekend, head to Manali if you seek instant relief from the scorching summer sun. Located off the bustling Mall Road, the resort overlooks the river Beas amidst lush pine and cedar trees and the majestic Himalayas. The property focuses on overall wellness and offers you a plethora of experiences to unwind.
The Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Agra
A luxurious five-star property, The Taj Hotel & Convention Centre lies a whisper away from the breathtaking Taj Mahal. The hotel boasts some of the city’s finest accommodation and exceptional dining experiences. Should you be looking for an exquisite experience, we recommend that you choose one of their luxury suites overlooking the Taj Mahal.
Munjoh Ocean Resort, Andaman & Nicobar
As per weather forecasts, we might endure a prolonged heatwave for another fortnight. A good coping strategy would be to catch a respite this weekend by heading to Andaman & Nicobar. Munjoh Ocean Resort is the property that we recommend. Relaxation, luxury, and adventure—all come to you at this Havelock haven, which is perfect for the water babies. From jet skiing to laidback beach picnics, you’ll get to relish it all at the resort.
Le Pondy, Pondicherry
Also known as The French Riviera of the East, Pondicherry is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South India. Le Pondy should be your pick if you want to truly experience the magnificence of the place. Lounged at an estuary between Chunnambar River and the Bay of Bengal, it is a premium leisure resort. It celebrates Pondicherry in its truest sense—the spirit, the architecture and the revelry.
Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom
Built on a 150-year-old Tharavadu mansion, Coconut Lagoon pays homage to the culture of Kuttanad with traditional cuisine and the spectacular horizons of the backwaters. The property has preserved and cherishes the charming culture of old wooden Keralan homes. The resort is located in a sheltered cove in Kumarakom and reflects the diversity and magnificence of Vembanad Lake. A CGH Earth experience that respects the rich but delicate ecosphere, this is the perfect place should you plan to travel back in time this weekend.
A century-old property, ‘Elsewhere’ is one of Goa’s best-kept secrets. It is located on a relatively private part of land overlooking the ocean and is separated from the rest of the world by a saltwater creek. You can only access ‘Elsewhere’ via a private bamboo footbridge that separates the beach from the rest of the world and makes it perfect for those seeking some solitude.
The Gold Beach Resort, Daman
Gold Beach Resort sits on a serene beachfront overlooking the majestic Arabian Sea. Spread across two acres of the Devka Beach in Daman, the contemporary, boutique-style resort is an ideal getaway from all the chaos of city life.
Located in the historic city of Udaipur, this is a grand country estate that brings a private oasis experience on an island. Set in the midst of Udai Sagar Lake which is home to migratory birds and bountiful flora and fauna, the property gives an evocative experience of Udaipur. A scenic 20-minute drive from the airport, followed by a gentle and calming boat ride, transports guests from the real world to this grand property. Once you are there, the Legendary Raffles’s service is sure to make you feel like royalty.
Tree Of Life Vanvilas River Edge, Corbett National Park
For the wildlife enthusiast and those who love being with nature and animals, the Tree of Life Vanvilas River Edge, Corbett National Park assures you an unmatched private experience. You’ll get the opportunity to relish open fields surrounded by dense forests and a river stream running through the property. This is a luxurious accommodation with six hideaway and river view rooms. The property is located in the fabled Kumaon district at the foothills of the Himalayas.
Welcome Hotel, The Savoy, Mussoorie
Experience 119-year-old regal history & contemporary hospitality surrounded by splendid vistas of the Himalayas at Welcome Hotel, The Savoy, Mussoorie. Located at the tip of Mall Road and set against a splendid backdrop of the Garhwal Himalayan range, this is an elegant and historic hotel, built in the style of English Gothic architecture. The property offers a wonderful mix of old-world charm and new-age conveniences and promises to indulge its guests in unparalleled experiences with a deeper meaning.
Raga On The Ganges, Rishikesh
Discover the joy of the musical flow of the Ganges at this evocative property that would prove to be the experience of a lifetime. True to its name, Raga On The Ganges is a tranquil mountain retreat on the banks of the historic river that provides you with a panoramic view of the Rishikesh valley.
So, what are you waiting for, fam? Book your weekend getaway stat!
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