As temperatures rise, aren’t we all looking to getaway to someplace cool and serene? Worry not, the sublime mountain air awaits us at these 6 breathtaking properties where we can forget the heat for a while and breathe a sigh of relief. Who’s in?
This boutique resort is situated high in the mountains and feels like it has come from the earth, just like its name. Orchards stretch out in seemingly endless waves of apple trees, cottages of stone and wood blend seamlessly into the landscape, and a bounty of flowers, vegetables, beans and herbs grow in the garden beyond. This luxurious retreat, in the middle of nowhere, seems like the perfect place to unwind. The basil-scented air tempts everyone, and you’ll find yourself picking vegetables for your next meal even if you’ve just finished one!
Think of a little cottage with sloping roofs and a fairytale ambience – yes, this charming little cottage with large airy bedrooms and elegant furnishings is just the stuff fairytales are made of. Apart from savoring, experiencing and exploring the plentiful attractions of the immediate surroundings, you could also use the cottage as a base camp to visit several areas of the Kumaon Himalayas. The sylvan serenity and this pretty cottage await you!
Rolling hills, winding roads, pine forests and trees laden with apples, oranges and other fruits surround the quaint village of Peora, Uttarakhand. And, the architectural style of the property is that of a farmhouse in Tuscany! The verandahs and balconies are perfectly positioned to maximize the sweeping vistas of valleys, hills and the majestic Himalayas. This gorgeous property was created with Italian sensibilities and designed to pamper and charm its guests.
Looking for a complete digital detox vacay? This one’s for you! Situated near the Tirthan Valley, on one of its tributaries and in the eco zone of the Great Himalayan National Park, this gorgeous property has much to offer. The valley has quite a reputation for trout fishing and you could also try your hand at the beautiful sport of fly-fishing. And with over 200 species of birds here, bird watching enthusiasts will also find plenty to explore and document!
This fantastic resort is the ultimate escape from the mundane to the spiritual, where every corner spells harmony and every colour soothes the senses.Just 225 kilometers north of India’s capital, New Delhi, and easily accessible by rail, road and air, this exquisite resort in Rishikeshis located right on the banks of the Ganges, close to the famous LaxmanJhoola, in a very serene and peaceful environment. The setting of the resort on the Ganges, and surrounded by forested hills, is conducive to meditation and is a truly soul-soothing experience.
Nestled in a picturesque sylvan setting, this stunning property enjoys unparalleled scenic beauty. The resort, perched on a mountain ridge adjoining the Kalatop wildlife sanctuary, is located approximately 5 km from Dalhousie town on the road to Khajjiar. With its serene location, exclusive facilities including adventure sports, a spa and excellent cuisine, it is easily one of the finest hotels in Dalhousie. It offers a relaxing experience in a tranquil environment, with unhindered views of distant valleys, snow-clad peaks and beautiful horizons.
Ready to embrace the mountain air?