Ditch the ordinary done-to-death dinner dates, burning a hole in the pocket bouquet of flowers and predictable chocolate box moment, this Valentines. How about whisking your significant other for a private holiday, this Valentine? Since traveling with your partner is a heady combination of re-learning why you fell in love and noticing things about your partner you may never have noticed before, nothing can be better than the gift of travel.
Kick-start planning your getaway at these 5 spectacular properties and woo them away with micro-break in this month of love.
This serene abode by the lake offers one the perfect getaway from the urban hubbub. Nature lovers can choose to bask in luxury in perfectly appointed cottages, undergo traditional Khasi spa treatments and dine on local delicacies, while the more adventurous may prefer the beautiful hill treks, boat rides and island picnics, and of course, a day at the Shillong Golf Course, dating back to 1889, and still referred to as the ‘Gleneagles of the East’.
A mere 50 km from Khajuraho – a famous World Heritage Site, this safari lodge comprises a cluster of stone cottages with fantastic views of the surrounding forest and a large watering hole. The architecture of this property is phenomenal and the Ken River, famous for spotting crocodiles, also runs nearby!
Frozen in time and offering enthralling experiences,Samsara Luxury Resort and Camp,is situated in the middle of the Thar. It’s a gorgeous setting for plenty of romantic moments and cheerful escapades. Make sure to fully explore this desert camp resort at Dechu, Jodhpur, a few miles from the mesmerising Jaisalmer. There’s also an ‘oasis in the middle of the desert’ awaiting you.
Tamara is an incredibly romantic retreat and is the perfect getaway for the couple that loves coffee. Far removed from the city, this is a 170-acre estate producing coffee, cardamom, pepper and honey. Not only does the raw earth here exudes the perfume of coffee, you can also create your own signature coffee blend to sip on to take home with you as a souvenir of an amazing holiday.
Let the romance begin!