These 10 Pet-friendly Homestays in India Come With the Cutest Resident Furry Friends

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Whether you're planning a weekend getaway with your beloved pet or seeking quality time with adorable dogs, we've got your dream holiday destination. Prepare to embark on a delightful vacation where you can simply relax and enjoy the company of charming canines at these pet-friendly homestays in India.

Picture a picturesque homestay, an ideal setting, mouthwatering cuisine, and a lovable furry companion right by your side. This is the epitome of a perfect vacation! Let's delve into discovering these ten fantastic accommodations that warmly welcome your four-legged friends.

10 beautiful properties for dog lovers in India:

1. Cabo Serai


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Cabo Serai is a beachfront retreat nestled in Cancona, Goa. Choose from their 11 rooms, eight cozy cottages, or three charming tents, all offering breathtaking ocean views amidst a lush forest backdrop. Here, your furry companions can take a dip in the nearby stream while you partake in rejuvenating yoga sessions. Plus, you can request freshly prepared pet meals to pamper your pets. Meet Skinny and Lucky, the two amiable rescue dogs who eagerly welcome and adore their visitors.

Pet-friendly: Yes, on prior request

Tariff: Doubles from Rs.17,000 per night, Rs.1,500 per night without meals with maximum two pets per room. Book here

Address: Canaguinim, Goa 403703, India

2. Emerald Trail


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Indulge in quality time with Russi and Mini at Bhimtal. Bring your beloved pets along and choose from nine charming cottages and villas, each complete with its private lawn and gazebo. Additionally, this property boasts a farm where you can encounter rabbits, cows, and fish, enhancing your rural getaway experience.

Pet-friendly: Yes

Tariff: Doubles from Rs3,750 including breakfast (for cottages). Pet meals are charged extra. Book here

Address: Jungaliya Gaon Road, 263136 Bhīm Tāl, India

3. Jambughoda Palace


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Discover Jambughoda Palace, situated near Baroda, where a delightful pack of five dogs - Bhuri, Ruff, Olive, Razia, and Bubbles - awaits your visit. This family-operated heritage home offers 21 charming rooms set across 12 acres of lush land. You're welcome to bring your furry companions to revel in the great outdoors. Savor homegrown vegetables in the inviting alfredo dining area and partake in cozy bonfire nights during your stay.

Pet-friendly: Yes

Tariff: Entire villa from Rs.6,500 without meals. Book here

Address: Dist, Jambughoda, Jotvad, Gujarat 389390, India

4. SaffronStays Nandanvan Estate


Photo of SaffronStays Nandanvan Estate Kodaikanal, Kodaikanal by Kadambari Bhatte (curlytravelmess)

At SaffronStays Nandanvan Estate, the lively presence of three dogs ensures that boredom is never on the agenda for you and your beloved pets! Nestled on a 35-acre coffee estate, this homestay offers a charming three-bedroom villa. Bask in the sun within the gardens alongside a tranquil stream, where you can enjoy a picnic with your furry companions. Whether you prefer reading a book in the library or sipping on estate-grown coffee, rest assured, relaxation is guaranteed.

Pet-friendly: Yes

Tariff: Entire villa from Rs15,000. Rs500 per pet per night without meals. Book here

Address: Perutu Parai village,Perumal Malai Nandanvan estate, 624101 Kodaikānāl, India

5. Shel


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Nestled in the heart of Ladakh, Shel boasts three charming Indies who are always eager to offer a friendly reception. This mountain retreat features three ensuite bedrooms for your stay. Savor locally sourced cuisine, including delectable dishes like apricot chicken, beetroot hummus, and chickpea waffles. The in-house chef is delighted to prepare meals for both you and your furry companion, ensuring they have a comfortable bed as well.

Pet-friendly: Yes

Tariff: Doubles from Rs.50,000 including all meals and laundry (for one room). Book here

Address: Shey - Chuchot Rd, Shey, Ladakh 194201

6. Slowness Himalayas

Slowness Himalayas, situated in Basgaon within the enchanting forests of Nainital district, boasts two friendly pet dogs who joyfully interact with guests. This farmstay's home is thoughtfully designed in the traditional Kumaoni architectural style, featuring exquisite stone masonry. Accommodating four rooms, it's an ideal place for a family getaway, where you can relish home-baked bread and savor dishes prepared with hyperlocal ingredients.

Pet-friendly: No

Tariff: Doubles from Rs9,000 per night including all meals. Book here

Address: Basgaon, Uttarakhand 263135, India

7. Sonaugi Homestead

Sonaugi Homestead offers the ideal getaway for you and your pets, allowing you to reside in an authentic Kathkuni-style home. Here, both you and your canine companion can savor fresh cuisine and unwind amidst the natural surroundings. With three dogs on the premises, you might find them adorable companions, whether they're playfully following you or enthusiastically chasing after monkeys. The property also provides kennels for guest dogs, ensuring a comfortable stay for your furry friends.

Pet-friendly: Yes

Tariff: Doubles from Rs8,500 including breakfast and a meal. Book here

Address: Nathan, Himachal Pradesh 175130, India

8. Velanga Orchard

This expansive 50-acre estate is home to three dogs and a cat, offering you the perfect opportunity to enjoy quality time playing with these adorable furry companions. Located in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district, Velanga Orchard Homestay provides three cozy double-sharing cottages for your comfortable stay.

Pet-friendly: Yes, on prior request

Tariff: Doubles from Rs6,000 per night including all meals. Book here

Address: Bodabandla, Andhra Pradesh 517429, India

9. The Retreat


Photo of The Retreat, Bhimtal, Bhimtal by Kadambari Bhatte (curlytravelmess)

At The Retreat homestay in Bhimtal, you'll find six lovely dogs as part of the property. Owned by the Smetacek family since 1951, this colonial estate offers a charming experience. Explore the estate's forest trails and indulge in delectable Indian or European cuisines tailored to your dietary preferences.

Pet-friendly: No

Tariff: Doubles from Rs5,500 per night without meals. Book here

Address: Jones Estate, Bhimtal, Bhowali Range, Uttarakhand 263136, India

10. Valley View Villa


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Valley View Villa homestay, nestled in Ranikhet, is home to 20 adorable dogs. All the rooms in this homestay offer breathtaking views of the Gagas valley, providing the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in nature's beauty. You can also bring your furry companion along, as the property has accommodations available on the lower level of the floor specifically designed for them.

Pet-friendly: Yes

Tariff: Doubles from Rs3,500. Call 09412093826 to book

Address: Almora-Ranikhet-Kosi Road, Naini, Ranikhet

Are you planning to bring your furry friends along on your upcoming holiday to one of these homestays? These are the ideal destinations where both you and your pooch can unwind without the need to leave them behind. There's no need to miss them any longer!

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