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We are sure all newlyweds must be packing their bags and raring to go for a long-awaited holiday after their marriage for some much-needed peace and relaxation. For a newlywed couple, the honeymoon is their most cherished time together. The destination should always be selected keeping in mind the budget, duration and interests.
We give you a list of some of the most stunning hotels in India, which should be on your bucket list. Each one of them is a gem and a must-visit with your loved one.
Situated close to the snow-capped Himalayas and overlooking the Chinese and Gangtok border, Zharna Waterfall Resort offers you all comforts without keeping you away from nature. From fishing and indoor games to bonfire and trekking, everything is taken care of here. This hotel is close to the Sikkimese locality, so you can have a glimpse of the village life and interact with the locals.
This quaint homestay in the hills of Mussoorie will be a refreshing change from the same kind of hotels, which you usually find at different tourist places. "Welcome home" is the first thing you will hear when you go to La Villa Bethany's, and rightly so. Away from the hectic city, it is a welcome change with secluded, British-style cottages encircled by fine pine and deodar trees. If long walks in the beautiful weather, old English charm, or spending time lazing around with your partner near a fireplace are your ideas of a perfect romantic holiday, then do visit this place for a comfortable stay.
This place is for nature lovers. If you and your partner want to relax in the quiet environs of a reclaimed jungle area close to the Satpura Tiger Reserve, then this place is ideal for you. Individual cottages with 24-hour room service, and natural swimming pools- a stone’s throw away from each cottage. Open-air restaurants in the lodge area and candlelight dining options will truly make it a wonderful experience to come and relive your special moments together. This lodge also organises outdoor treks and forest programmes for the adventure lovers.
Also, if you and your partner are fond of animals, then you should definitely read about these Most Exciting Honeymoon Destinations for Animal Lovers before planning your honeymoon.
This place is perfect for a romantic getaway with your loved one. Rainforest Resorts are a must-visit for anyone who wants to enjoy the beauty of nature next to the enchanting waterfalls of Athirapally. The rooms are tastefully done with the large French windows allowing you to soak in nature at every step, or even hear the waterfall in all its glory. The amenities provided will surely allow you to relax while being away from home and have a good holiday.
The Tree House Cottages in Manali provide its guests with a one-of-its-kind experience. It is located in the serene lap of nature in a large orchard of apples, plums and various other fruits, surrounded by mountains and not far from the River Beas. Each cottage is self-sufficient with all the basic amenities for the couple to have a cosy experience. The guests are treated royally by the owners with an invitation to share their home-grown exotic fruits and fresh fruit-juices. One can also go for local sight-seeing, trekking, fishing, and river rafting.
Outdoor jacuzzis, romantic dinners, ayurvedic spa treatments, massages, yoga- who does not want all these luxuries? Well, head to Wildflower Hall (a unit of the Oberoi Hotels) in Shimla, where you can refresh yourself with nature walks, rafting or cycling. This hotel will surely meet your standards of luxury with world-class arrangements and interiors. With the magnificent views of the Himalayas, and a perfect menu featuring Indian, Asian and Continental cuisines, you will surely not want to miss out on this experience. Spa treatments, indoor and outdoor pools, picnics in the forest; well, everything will be taken care of if you are staying here. This place can reset your mind and soul and rejuvenate your senses.
Wondering on how to surprise your partner? Well, read these 10 Romantic Things Every Couple Must Do On Their Honeymoon and be ready to show your love for your partner.
This place nestled in the valleys of Himachal Pradesh offers you a glimpse of the forests from every window in the location. This is not just a place where the ‘room has a view’, but where every window has a different view. Privacy and comfort are the hallmark of every log-home, apartment and room here. The tradition of renting a chalet is well known in the American countries, but if you want to experience it here, in India then, The Chalets Naldehra is your stop. Staying in the small log huts made of Scandinavian wood are a delight! You can indulge in various recreational activities here. The place being close to the famous golf course of Naldehra, you can also try your hand in the sport.
Shakti 360° Leti is located in the lesser known Kumaon range of the Uttarakhand region. It offers some of the most stunning mountain scenery that we know of anywhere, from the perennially snow-capped peaks of the Great Himalaya range in the north to the pretty hill stations at the foothills. This place is an innovative combination of traditional building techniques and contemporary design. You can enjoy gourmet cooking, beverages, and a cosy fireplace to warm up with your loved one. Or, you can even go for long nature walks, fishing, hiking, or picnics in the mountain areas. Yoga and meditation sessions can be arranged on request as well.
A tradition brought to India by the Britishers in the nineteenth century, living in a houseboat is a majestic experience altogether. Sukoon is rooted well in the valley and allows you to witness the life of local people as they take their shikaras into the lake. You can see Adi Shankaracharya's temple and Mughal Emperor Akbar's fort from here. This place takes inspiration from Mughal traditions as each of the five suites are named after the Mughal gardens. It has all the basic amenities, which any holidaying couple can ask for- Wi-Fi, parking facility, wake up call, doctor on call, travel and transfers.
If you are looking for adventure with luxury, then head straight to Madhya Pradesh and book a treehouse at the Tree House Hideaway, Bandhavgarh. The park around has a small forest complete with reptiles, animals and birds, which you can spot while on a leisure walk with your loved one. The treehouses are a fusion of contemporary and traditional designs combined with earthy tones and eco essentials. All treehouses have modern attached bathrooms with 24-hour water, living area, mini bar, split ACs with 100 per cent power backup, mosquito netting, writing tables and chairs, and loungers in the balconies.
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Thakur Chattra Singh's visions of creating a reservoir by creating a dam over the local stream lead to a lush green oasis in the desert. With its wide open spaces and enchanting views, it has become the entertainment venue of choice. To capture the outdoor “big sky” feel of the place, permanent construction is deliberately kept to a minimum. Chattra Sagar provides you with the essence of Rajputana style. Each tent is spacious, comfortably furnished with locally crafted furniture, and have well-appointed private facilities. High-end tea parties and dinners are all hosted here under the royal canopies.
This exclusive retreat is located on the outskirts of Mumbai and is well-connected by road. It is a perfect honeymoon destination and a perfect place to rejuvenate your senses. An eco-friendly resort with comfortable tree houses, the Machan runs absolutely on sustainable energy. It does not harm wildlife and nature in any way. It is built in a way that neither does it compromise with the luxury nor creates any kind of hindrance in the growth of flora and fauna.
Amanbagh has all you need to relax in your honeymoon, which you and your loved one have taken. It is a luxurious resort in the ranges of Himalayas, and a short drive away from Jaipur. The Sariska Tiger Reserve is also close by. The gardens boast of tall palm, date, and eucalyptus trees in its oasis. Its architecture is a Mughal delight. You can explore the rich heritage of Rajasthan, or just have a lazy afternoon by the pool. It has a spa, and yoga treatments are also available.
Aahana Corbett Wilderness, close to the Jim Corbett National Park, is the best resort here that ensures that you get maximum satisfaction from your stay. The resort has zero wastage policy, so recycling is a big part of it. You can take a jeep or an elephant for the jungle safari. They offer Aarayogam Spa, which is their speciality.
The Tamara Coorg offers you a unique experience. It is a place where you can rekindle your spirit, or let your soul have a peaceful escape before you return to your busy schedule. After all the madness of your wedding celebrations come to an end and you are deeply craving for some solitude and to smell the freshness of nature, The Tamara Coorg is your destination. It is beautiful and rich, inside and out. You would not want to come back.
Floatel is the only floating hotel of Kolkata near Howrah Bridge. This is a perfect place for a romantic getaway with your loved one. You can choose to relax in the landscaped gardens, or take a walk by the river, or just gaze at the stars while having dinner at the rooftop restaurant. You can also rejuvenate at the massage centres, or head on to the state-of-the-art gymnasium for workouts.
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Honeymoons are a great way to spend some quality time with your partner and get to know each other better. Visit one of these extremely enchanting places with your loved one and you will be pleasantly surprised.
For a memorable honeymoon getaway, a couple has to consider many variables before deciding on one perfect destination. Climatic conditions, travelling month, and cost of accommodations are prime areas that influence a couple’s final choice. An intelligent evaluation and smart bookings can make a huge difference to this romantic getaway. So,Read More