Booking.com's List of the Highest Rated Resorts in India Is Perfect to Decide Where to Travel Next!

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What did we just pass through? A draining pandemic wave, an exhausting work from lifestyle and long hours in the kitchen. Half of 2021 is already over and it has been a bumpy ride to say the least. With so much to process, it's obvious that we all need a break (read: holiday).

If you too have been feeling down and out and need a weekend pick-me-up, these resorts in India are just what you need. Each of these resorts features on booking.com's list of highest rated resorts in India for their unsullied comfort and beauteous design. Scroll along to find the one that fits your needs!

1. Sit beside the River Beas and get lost in the charm of Manali.

Shivalaya Retreat, situated at 6250 ft, offers the best riverside huts and cottages in quaint Manali.

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Photo of Hotel Shivalaya Retreat And Huts, Mall Road, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Hotel Shivalaya Retreat And Huts, Mall Road, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Hotel Shivalaya Retreat And Huts, Mall Road, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Supriya Sahu

Traveller's tip: This property is a treat if you want to enjoy a mix of adventure and comfort of Manali. Capture the heavenly views, watch birds weaving their nest, lie down at night and get involved in stargazing. Don’t miss eating some fresh tree-plucked fruits. Additionally, you can rent a bicycle or a car to take a stroll of the town.

Ideal for: Solo backpackers and couples because of the location and affordability.

Price: INR 1500 per night

Address: Behind The Mastiff Grand Manali, 175131, Manāli, India

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2. Choose to live in the city centre, yet far from it in Manali

Kalista Resort offers 4-star accommodation with a garden and a terrace. The property is closely linked with all prime locations. It is 5 km from Hidimba Devi Temple, 3.2 km away from Solang Valley and 3 km from Mall Road.

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Photo of Kalista Resort (Your Home in Mountains), Distt, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Kalista Resort (Your Home in Mountains), Distt, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Supriya Sahu

Traveller's Tip: Enjoy the mix of adventure and comfort of Manali here. Savour a gourmet candlelight dinner with wine and apple cake. It's one of the best hotel in manali with amazing view, polite staff, fast service, cleanest rooms, surrounded with greenery, tasty and budget-friendly food.

Ideal For: Kalista serves as your home in mountains. It is great place for family, couples and senior citizens.

Price: INR 1500 per night

Address: Burwa Road, Dist Kullu, 175131 Manali, India

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3. Runaway from the Monday blues in South Goa

The huts of the Agonda Serenity Resort are built using wood, woven coconut palms and natural materials in a traditional style. The resort is specially famous for its serene spot and fewer number of tourists.

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Photo of Agonda Serenity Resort, Agonda Beach Road, Agonda, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Agonda Serenity Resort, Agonda Beach Road, Agonda, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

Traveller's Tip: Take a relaxing stroll on Agonda Beach and clear your mind of life's worries. Or even better, take your partner and jump into the ocean for a refreshing soak. You can even take a Boat trip to Butterfly beach and Honeymoon beach.

Ideal for: Anyone looking for beautiful beach huts with a meditative view of the ocean. It is highly recommended for nature lovers.

Price: Starting from INR 2000 per night

Address: Dhavalkajan, Agonda Beach, 403702 Agonda, India

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4. Embrace the slow-paced life in Kerala

Pleasant Hill Resort is a 4-star hideout resort in the serene hills of Rajakkad. Perched in the quiet hills of Western Ghats in Munnar, the key highlights of staying here are luxury, calmness and tranquility.

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Photo of Pleasant Hill Resort, Arivilamchal, Munnar, Kerala, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Pleasant Hill Resort, Arivilamchal, Munnar, Kerala, India by Supriya Sahu

Traveller's Tip: Relish the flavours of the tea plantations of Munnar in the amphitheater with a campfire and barbecue nights. Lie down in the open and let nature cure anything that's bugging you.

Ideal For: Anyone who wants to enjoy some solitude and relaxing environs.

Price: INR 3000 per night

Address: Aruvilamchal Post office, Kanthippara, Rajakkad, 685619 Munnar, India

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5. Unite under palm trees for a unique experience of a boutique art hotel-cum-resort in Goa

Art-Resort on Palolem Beach hosts exhibitions, workshops and vernissages of artists in various fields in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

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Photo of Art Resort Goa, south, Mohanbagh, Palolem, Canacona, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

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Traveller's Tip: The fusion of the two aesthetics of India and Europe make Art Resort one of the most uniquely beautiful resorts. Live music nights are organized on Wednesday and Saturday; so, if you are the one who enjoys musical nights and artistic arrangements, you can include it in your list.

Ideal For: The property enjoys a great location advantage and provides easy and fast connectivity to the major transit points of the city. It is ideal for honeymooners and art lovers.

Price: INR 7000 per night

Address: 103/12, Ourem Road, South Palolem Beach, Canacona, 403702 Palolem

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6. Indulge in a cozy Goan paradise

The eclectic blend of the whitewashed wooden cottages, the soft golden sand and the peaceful waves of the Arabian Sea offers you the perfect tropical vacation stay at the White Resort.

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Photo of THE WHITE, Canacona, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of THE WHITE, Canacona, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

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Traveller's Tip: Take a trip through every nook and corner, and give your eyes a bougainvillea treat. Some other peaceful beaches lie in its vicinity that are best for an evening walk or run: Agonda Beach, Butterfly Beach, Cola Beach and Colva Beach.

Ideal For: Adventure enthusiasts. You can enjoy kayaking, fishing, parasailing, surfing and boating.

Price: INR 7500 per night

Address: 398/H-1, Tambdem, Agonda beach road, 403702 Agonda, India

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7. Become one with Goa’s magical energy and gentle nature in Panjim

Situated in Panjim, right on the tranquil Vanguinim Beach Dona Paula in North Goa, Taj Resort & Convention Centre Goa features luxurious rooms.

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Photo of Taj Resort & Convention Centre, Goa, Panaji, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Taj Resort & Convention Centre, Goa, Panaji, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Taj Resort & Convention Centre, Goa, Panaji, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

Traveller's Tip: Relish fine-dining under the stars with a rooftop cafe.

Ideal For: Experience a home away from home – blend work and leisure with the finest of hospitality and service. It is best for families looking for luxurious getaways.

Price: INR 7500 per night

Address: Vainguinim Beach, Dona Paula, Panaji, Goa 403004

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8. Reside at the urban waterfront resort overlooking the backwaters in Kerala

Perched on 26 acres of lush green land on the serene Bolgatty Island, Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty is a waterfront urban resort overlooking the backwaters of Vembanad Lake.

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Photo of Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty, Mulavukad, Kochi, Kerala, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty, Mulavukad, Kochi, Kerala, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty, Mulavukad, Kochi, Kerala, India by Supriya Sahu

Traveller's Tip: Lay back and closely observe the ecosystem of backwaters in Kerela. Or, set on tuk-tuk or bicycle, and get a glimpse of village life from the eyes of a local expert who can accompany you.

Ideal For: Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty is a great choice for travellers looking for a 5-star hotel in Cochin. It is located near Marine Drive.

Price: Starting from INR 9000 per night

Address: Bolgatty Island, Ernakulam, 682504 Cochin, India

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9. Live in the house that was once owned by a British judge and was blessed by the priests of Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu

Set high in the hills of Kodaikanal, The Tamara Kodai provides a luxurious, heritage experience unlike any other. It features a an exquisite French resto-bar serving European, Indian and Asian cuisines.

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Photo of The Tamara Kodai, Saint Mary's Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of The Tamara Kodai, Saint Mary's Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of The Tamara Kodai, Saint Mary's Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India by Supriya Sahu

Traveller's Tip: Flirt with the evergreen forests of Kodaikanal. You can go for a shopping bliss in Tibetan Market, or to Guna Cave, Pillar rocks and Coaker's Walk for sightseeing.

Ideal For: Tamara is a calm oasis in the bustling city. It is best for families looking for luxury travel in Tamil Nadu.

Price: INR 12000

Address: 22, La Providence , St Mary's road, 624101 Kodaikanal, India

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10. Admit to the cocktail of chic amenities and modern design in Goa

This is a unique luxury boutique hotels in Goa. Sheltered in the calm coconut grooves of Calangute within walking distance from the beach, the breezy rooms channel a rather pleasant Goan vibe.

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Photo of Andores Resort And Spa, Tivai Vaddo, Calangute, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Andores Resort And Spa, Tivai Vaddo, Calangute, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

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Photo of Andores Resort And Spa, Tivai Vaddo, Calangute, Goa, India by Supriya Sahu

Traveller's Tip: Access a host of water sports, sunset cruise and other activities at the Vanguinim Beach.

Ideal For: Groups and families looking for a quick Goan getaway with beachy vibes and starry nights.

Price: Starting from INR 8000

Address: Vainguinim Beach, Dona Paula, 403004 Panaji, Goa, India

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The internet spoils us with choice, so it's hard to figure out what to book and where to go. I hope this list made decision making a tad bit easier.

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