A change of scenery is perhaps one of the most common reasons quoted for travel. Taking in the gorgeous surroundings in a new place is indeed one the greatest pleasures of being away from home. A stunning hillside, a lush forest, and a sparkling stream – it’s indeed an indulgence to be able to savour the breathtaking views we don’t usually come across in our routine life. And it is always a great bonus when we get a chance to stay at a hotel or a resort that lets us soak in these views much longer.
Indeed, one of the most desired amenities a vacation destination can offer is a room with a stunning view. It’s the feature discerning clients ask about most when booking a dream getaway. Increasingly, an integral part of a memorable vacation is the intense experience of opening the drapes in your room and looking at nature at its best. Now, that is a real escape from daily life!
It doesn’t matter what you prefer – hills, lakes or the dunes – our country has a good number of properties offering drop-dead, beautiful vistas, in numerous destinations. Join us on a quick virtual tour to seven hotels with spectacular views. And remember, this is just a small glimpse of the many stunning views that await you at Plush Escapes.
The mysterious, majestic dunes of the Thar form the backdrop for Samsara, where beautifully landscaped exteriors compliment the thoughtfully luxurious interiors. Linger on for an unforgettable dinner under the stars, on the dunes set amongst hundreds of flickering lanterns, with an occasional reminder to self that you are not dreaming.
Expect exquisite, unhindered views of the Himalayas from this picturesque tea estate, established in 1860 by Scottish tea planters; with 1,600 acres of verdant forest, rolling hills, tea picker villages and a pair of river valleys to explore. The main house is a restored tea planter’s bungalow with 4 attractive suites and a veranda. An additional bungalow is tucked below the hill – with 4 stunning suites and a cosy sitting room with a log fire.
The 250 year old Ahilya Fort has what is possibly one of the most dramatic, unique and glorious setting of any Indian hotel. Perched on the edge of a cliff, enclosed with the massive walls of the 16th century Maheshwar Fort, Ahilya Fort has breathtaking view over the sacred Narmada River and the ghats below.
Cradled by rolling hills and overlooking a pristine beach shaped like the spiritual Indian symbol OM, SwaSwara is a sanctuary that offers rejuvenation of the body, mind and soul. In addition to the gorgeous views to be savoured among indulgent luxury, of course!
Perched on the East Coast Road, overlooking the mighty Bay of Bengal, Ocean Spray is 23 acres of pure scenic leisure. Surrounded by a vast man-made lake, Ocean Spray Resort offers 72 rooms and 34 waterfront villas.
Fragrant Nature Resort introduces you to sweeping views of verdant landscapes, and serene lakes– a real slice of the Garden of Eden for nature enthusiasts. The 29 luxury lakeside rooms are set close to a lake, where you can hear the silent breezes croon wordless songs for you.
Experience a mix of thrill and stunning views of one of the least explored parts of the Pench National Park. Pench Tree Lodge is located in the picturesque village of Sarahiri, close to the Karamajhiri Gate, giving its guests access to 16 hectares of private forested land to explore and observe the wildlife at close quarters. The luxurious tree houses offer stunning, undisturbed view of several rolling acres of jungle shrubs and trees.