12 Months, 12 Long Weekends, 12 Unique Stays You Must Book Right Away

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The calendar Gods have blessed us 9 to 5 workers with a fulfilling list of long weekends this year. And to make the most out of these blessed extra 'vacation' days, what better than to head out of the city and have a relaxed quiet getaway? So, here's a list of some of the most amazing stays, all across India, that you can book right away for a fulfilling year, filled with numerous getaways!

A Royal Stay In The Middle Of A Desert With An Infinity Pool In Jaisalmer To Beat Those January Chills

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Photo of The Serai Camp Relais & Châteaux, Jhabra, Rajasthan, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Serai Camp Relais & Châteaux, Jhabra, Rajasthan, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Serai Camp Relais & Châteaux, Jhabra, Rajasthan, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Serai Camp Relais & Châteaux, Jhabra, Rajasthan, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Ideal for: For people looking for luxury with the backdrop of the serene Thar Desert.

What's so special: Luxury and The Serai are synonymous. Offering an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and wellness centre and a massage parlour, The Serai is an oasis in the middle of a desert. Built on a hundred-acre private estate, attention to detail is their forte. This is one place that is built for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Price: Starts from ₹42,500 per night for two.

Read more about The Serai Camp Relais & Châteaux here.

With A Jacuzzi And Swimming Pool, This Cosy Homestay In Corbett Is Perfect For Breezy February

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Photo of The Homestead, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Homestead, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Homestead, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Homestead, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

Ideal for: Perfect for those looking to break away from the monotony of their city lives.

What's so special: Surrounded by acres of forests, farmlands and orchards of mango and apple trees, this place is an ideal break from all things urban. And with an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor Jacuzzi, a picturesque garden and a well-stocked library, this homestay provides all the luxuries of a resort, but with the warmth of a home.

Price: Starts from ₹6,000 per night for two.

Read more about The Homestead here.

Head To This Cozy Villa In Shimla To Grab On To The Fading Winters

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Photo of Chapslee, Longwood, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Chapslee, Longwood, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Chapslee, Longwood, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Chapslee, Longwood, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Ideal for: For anyone who wishes to spend a weekend being pampered by luxurious comforts.

What's so special: Chapslee is an idyllic getaway nestled in the forests of Shimla. A heritage property, staying in Chapslee is like stepping back in time and experiencing life of the royals of eras gone by. The tranquility of age and the beauty of imperfection offered by Chapslee is something to be cherished and appreciated. And while it may be situated in one of the most crowded hill stations in India, at Chapslee you will feel like you are the only one there!

Price: Starts from ₹22,500 per night for double occupancy.

You can read more about Chapslee here.

Rediscover Goa With This Hidden Gem In Balmy April

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Photo of Dwarka Eco Beach Resort, Cola, Goa, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Dwarka Eco Beach Resort, Cola, Goa, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Dwarka Eco Beach Resort, Cola, Goa, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Dwarka Eco Beach Resort, Cola, Goa, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Cola Beach, Goa

Ideal for: Eco-conscious couples, individuals who want to experience the quiet and lesser-explored side of Goa in luxury.

What's so special: Hidden in the corners of Goa that are still untouched by tourists, Dwarka Eco Beach Resort is a place where a stay would mean that you will be actively contributing towards the betterment of our environment. An eco resort, this place actively works towards protection and conservation of the environment, and staying here would mean that you are, indirectly, contributing towards it.  And while you are here, you can just lounge on some hammocks, listening to the splashing sea waves, with the sand beneath your toes, sipping on fresh coconut water. 

Price: Starts from ₹8,000 a night for two people.

You can read all about Dwarka Eco Beach Resort here.

Celebrate Joyous May With A Stay At This Charming Little Homestay In Shillong

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Photo of Cafe Umbir, Umbir, Meghalaya, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Cafe Umbir, Umbir, Meghalaya, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Cafe Umbir, Umbir, Meghalaya, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Cafe Umbir, Umbir, Meghalaya, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Umiam Lake, Shillong

Ideal for: It's a place for those seeking a little adventure and lots of peace.

What's so special: Nestled atop a hill, with gorgeous nature all around you, and the views of Barapani (Umiam Lake), Cafe Umbir in Meghalaya can be your happy place. This idyllic homestay is situated in a serene destination, making it a perfect place to indulge in some self-reflection or just plain old chilling.

Price: Starts from just ₹800 a night for one.

Read all about Cafe Umbir here.

Step Into This Cool Homestay To Avoid The Scorching June Heat

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Photo of The Birdcage, South Gola Range, Uttarakhand, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Birdcage, South Gola Range, Uttarakhand, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Birdcage, South Gola Range, Uttarakhand, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Birdcage, South Gola Range, Uttarakhand, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand

Ideal for: City-dwellers looking for a serene environment and seeking a relaxing weekend.

What's so special: The Birdcage has the look of a rustic property, made with stone and wood, with all the modern luxuries you could need. Tastefully decorated rooms, views of the Panchchuli and Nanda Kot ranges and private gardens make this place a little slice of heaven up in the mountains.

Price: Starting from ₹5000/night for two.

Read more about the Birdcage here.

Welcome Misty July With A Weekend At This Stunning Bamboo House In Kerala

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Photo of Uravu Bamboo Grove, Thrikkaipatta part, Kerala, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Uravu Bamboo Grove, Thrikkaipatta part, Kerala, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Uravu Bamboo Grove, Thrikkaipatta part, Kerala, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Uravu Bamboo Grove, Thrikkaipatta part, Kerala, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Wayanad, Kerala

Ideal for: It is ideal for backpackers, trekking-lovers, eco-enthusiasts and nature-lovers.

What's so special: Encircling a bamboo grove and a beautiful pond, Uravu Bamboo Grove is a sustainable, eco-friendly tourism venture involving and benefiting the local community. The resort is constructed using local materials with consultations provided by the local community as well as experts in architecture, engineering and sustainable development.

Price: Starting at ₹4,248 per night for double occupancy.

Click here to know more about Uravu Bamboo Grove.

Ring In Mighty August With The Roar Of The Lions At This Property In Gujarat

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Photo of Woods at Sasan, Borvav, Gujarat, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Woods at Sasan, Borvav, Gujarat, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Woods at Sasan, Borvav, Gujarat, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Woods at Sasan, Borvav, Gujarat, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Gir, Gujarat

Ideal for: This resort is perfect for families looking for a fun, but relaxing experience.

What's so special: Woods at Sasan is a luxurious resort located on the edge of the Gir Forest. The beautiful property pulsates with the rhythmic  concept of reviving local art and, while doing so, relishing tradition. Mango orchards, spa in glass rooms, and obviously the Gir National Park just next door makes this resort a must visit.

Price: Starts from ₹11,800 for two per night.

Read more about what you can do at and around Woods at Sasan here.

Serene September Calls For A Rejuvenating Break At This Luxurious Resort In Coorg

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Photo of The Ibnii, Madikeri, Karnataka, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Ibnii, Madikeri, Karnataka, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Ibnii, Madikeri, Karnataka, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of The Ibnii, Madikeri, Karnataka, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Coorg, Karnataka

Ideal for: Couples or families who care about preserving nature, without compromising on luxury.

What's so special: Spread across 125 acres of a former coffee estate, The Ibnii Resort and Spa is an eco-luxe resort. Plastic is banned here, cars are banned too and they have a spring inside the property created using harvested rainwater. Amidst the chirping of birds and the buzzing of cicadas, Ibnii transports you to a place of absolute peace and tranquility.

Price: ₹12,000 a night for double occupancy is the starting price.

Read more about this amazing, luxurious eco-resort here.

A Jungle Lodge In The Heart Of India To Wish Your October Blues Away

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Photo of Reni Pani Jungle Lodge, Raini Pani, Madhya Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Reni Pani Jungle Lodge, Raini Pani, Madhya Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Reni Pani Jungle Lodge, Raini Pani, Madhya Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Reni Pani Jungle Lodge, Raini Pani, Madhya Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Ideal for: Families and individuals who love old-world luxury and are fans of wildlife.

What's so special: A 30-acre property located in the buffer zone of the Satpura National Park, Reni Pani Jungle Lodge will give you the experience of living inside a jungle without compromising on the comforts of a modern resort. The lodge has 12 cottages, aesthetically designed, using locally-sourced materials, a seasonal spring, areas for barbecuing, a library, bar and an interesting Gol Ghar – a common area done up with curios from around India.

Price: Starts at ₹26,000 for two people for one night.

Read more about what adventures await you at Reni Pani Jungle Lodge right here.

Escape The Goa Crowd And Chill At This Beach Villa In Chilly November

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Photo of Ganpatipule Beach, Ganpati Pule, Maharashtra, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Ganpatipule Beach, Ganpati Pule, Maharashtra, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Ganpatipule Beach, Ganpati Pule, Maharashtra, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Ganpatipule Beach, Ganpati Pule, Maharashtra, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Ganpatipule, Maharashtra

Ideal for: Peace-seekers and beach lovers who want to attain nirvana but on a budget.

What's so special: It is located merely 50m from the Malgund Beach, which is breathtaking and, dare I say, better than most beaches in Goa. The villa is well stacked with modern amenities with independent rooms, even boasting of a sheltered sit-out verandah to enjoy a couple of board-games or the sunset while you sip on your evening cuppa.

Price: Rs. 5,400 for the entire three-bedroom villa that can fit up to 10 people.

Know more about Premium Beachfront Villa here.

End The Year With A Bang When You Are Chilling With Tigers At This Wildlife Retreat

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Photo of Pashan Garh, Panna National Park, Panna, Madhya Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Pashan Garh, Panna National Park, Panna, Madhya Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Pashan Garh, Panna National Park, Panna, Madhya Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

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Photo of Pashan Garh, Panna National Park, Panna, Madhya Pradesh, India by Aakanksha Magan

Where: Panna National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Ideal for: Couples looking for adventure and luxury, along with privacy.

What's so special: Pashangarh, A Taj Safari Lounge is spread across 200 acres of private jungle with views of Vindhya Hills. It has 12 private cottages with cosy, warm and luxurious interiors, contrasting with rustic, rough and chunky exteriors. All suites have a private verandah and gazebo. It also has a spa centre and an outdoor pool. And for those wishing to spice it up a little, the Khajuraho Temple complex is nearby and you can visit it for some inspiration!

Price: Starts at ₹27,000 per night for two.

Know what animals are going to be your hosts at Pashangarh, A Taj Safari Lodge right here.

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