Last year you paid dearly for forgetting; this year make sure you don’t. It’s your anniversary round the corner and what could be a better occasion than an anniversary for a holiday! A weekend getaway will any day re-ignite romance in your relationship over a material gift. So why take off to a touristy crowded destination when you can try one of these lesser known & secluded escapes?
If spa is the favourite part of your holiday then you don’t have to leave home to relax and indulge. Put your phones away and spend the day relaxing together, and not to forget, alone. By the end of the day get a delicious meal delivered making sure to save room for some dessert! This villa tucked away in a quiet corner of Goa is perfect to beat the crowds. Complete with a private pool.
Tip: Ask for the top floor room, that has a private sit-out overlooking the pool and the garden.
Are you the one who is not much of the adventure sports variety, but you definitely love to spend time exploring untouched and lesser known destinations. Places which boasts of beautiful green patches, the sights of deep valleys and dense evergreen forests. If yes, then this destination is perfect for you & your significant other! Located midway between Ooty and Coonoor, this villa is built in the style of a traditional planters’ bungalow. Sip on some tea while enjoying the views of lawns and mini tea garden beyond from the verandah.
A romantic getaway to the great outdoors allows you to bring out your inner wild child. At Little Paradise which is touch to the beach, you can spend your days exploring nature and being invigorated by fresh air and sunlight. With a refreshing distance from your every day life you two may find it easier to go on an exploration trip all by yourself.
Has your relationship settled into a rut? Shake things up by taking a romantic getaway and seize the opportunity by partying like you’re still 18! This beautiful villa with an infinity pool is just the place to be for a party animal. Embrace the Goan vibes, dive into the pool & let the good energies flow.
With stunning sea views on its three sides, coconut trees, slight breeze & sunlight barging in from nooks & corners, this place makes you want to surrender yourself to the cosy environment.
Tip: Ask for the upper room, Jaswanti. It has a private deck to enjoy the fantastic views from.
What’s better than sunny days and sultry evenings that invite utter indulgence. Plan a movie marathon & watch all your favorite rom-com’s just like the old days; Could there be a better way to rediscover the sparks or even find the new ones?! Every minute spent here gives you ample time for rekindling romance and feeding the flames.
If candle light dinner by the beach catches your fantasy or a house overlooking the mesmerizing sea waves is your dream, there is no place else to go but this! Imagine a place where you could experience both the beach and the forested mountains. This old styled beach villa sits alongside the gorgeous fort, reminiscent of the Portuguese inhabitation here centuries ago and is perched on a secluded patch of white sand, literally kissed by the high tide waters of the Arabian sea. This place acts as the perfect antidote for all the hustle city puts you through.
Tip: The owners can arrange for a candle-lit dinner by the beach just for you two.
Something about this place makes it an every couple’s favorite! The off beat location, absolutely no outside world intervention, beautiful indoors and warm care takers. What more could one ask for! This is more than a 100 year old Parsi Heritage Bungalow, with all heritage furniture, and lazy-chairs in the verandah for the afternoon book-reading. Look around in the house for it has something special to offer: great interiors, historic wall clock, artefacts or simply take the long walks in the thick forest!
You keep your eyes, ears, mind, all wide open because you know nothing about the place and are curious to know everything the destination has to offer. Yes? Then you must stay at this villa located in a close proximity to the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary. The destination is set in the beautiful Sahyadri mountain ranges of the western ghats. It is pristine and untouched compared to the usual, run-of-the-mill hill stations. When you are in Koyna, from cold waterfalls, to rolling green mountains with misty tops and foggy corners, you will want to embrace it all.
Often we need to give ourselves space to go back into the time & recreate the good old memories. This planter’s bungalow built in around 1853 has stood testimony to the changing seasons and centuries just like your relationship has. Set on a 200 year old 400 acre coffee plantation, the bungalow is truly a pretty, fascinating piece of India’s Coffee Heritage. Spend a few days and soak in the place, its history, and its solitude.
Imagine yourself surrounded by valleys, organic farmed kitchen garden, eternal snow peaks, beautiful night sky and a campfire to create a cosy mood. Sounds divine like experience right?! Nestled deep in a Himalyan village, this cottage offers the perfect getaway from the mad rush of city lives. Surrounding forests are a mix of ancient oaks, rhododendrons, deodars, pine and various native Himalayan species. Located in a mountain region, this is a modern mountain log house, in the beautiful lap of the high Himalayan snow peaks, in the daylong company of birds and rural pastoral life.
Located in the beach village of Mararikuram in Alleppey in a oasis of calm, green environs, this heritage property offers quiet time to guests. A beautiful heritage bungalow, along with the rich history, old temples and churches of the area, the pristine beaches at Mararikulam, the Vembanad lake and its connected backwaters, the bird sanctuaries – all conspire to make this the most complete experience of Kerala you can have in one place.
Srinagar, the capital city of Jammu & Kashmir is a paradise in every sense of the word. This beauty of this destination is as timeless as your love & so without a doubt this has to be one of the most romantic places for an anniversary getaway. The lush valleys, sparkling lakes, high mountains and picturesque scenery make it a perfect getaway that you will remember all your life.
Imagine the view from atop a hill and around you are the rolling hills, the lower reaches of the mighty Himalayas. Nestled amidst fruit trees and vegetable patches and the splendid colors of the seasonal flowers is this beautiful cottage in Uttarakhand. Sit on the porch or under the shade of the plum tree and totally absorb your surroundings over your coffe and conversations.
Living on the banks of lake Pichola in the pink city is a dream come true for every traveler. This beautiful lake facing room has a wonderful winding stairway, green plants and colorful windows which ensure that you feel warm, cosy & at your best comfort.
Tip: Ask for their private room with a terrace overlooking the lake. Let the morning sunshine and evening breeze take you back to your early relationship days & make a space for reconnection.
#16. This suite room will take you back to your newly wedded days!
Once you step inside Stein Haus, its like walking into the ‘Secret Garden’, well manicured lawn, a beautiful stone water fountain, an open-air jacuzzi. The first floor opens into a large living room, with an open sit out. Guests can enjoy Khandala’s gentle, cool breeze even on a hot summer’s day on the sit-out, under the shade of a large tree. While you are sipping on a cup of tea/coffee from the deck, you can also get a glimpse of Duke’s nose right infront of you! And during monsoon, enjoy the full glory of Khandala rains, sitting by the steps of the sit.
Tell us if you find a better way to tell your significant other a very ‘Happy Anniversay’ 🙂