When was the last time you took off on an impromptu vacation with your partner? Travelling allows a lot of quality time together, and also rekindles and reminds you of all the reasons you fell in love in the first place. After two years of being cooped up inside our houses, this Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to pack those bags and whisk your partner off for a romantic rendezvous.
Whether it is the indulgence of private pools and candlelight dinners or the intimacy of breakfast-in-bed and couple massages—there are enough and more luxury hotels and boutique resorts offering these amenities for a memorable stay. What’s more, some of them also offer breathtaking views of valleys and mountains while others give you the serenity of ocean views and private beaches. Scroll down to check out our list of some of the most indulgent and romantic stays for your Valentine's holiday.
1. The Tamara Coorg
Nestled in the heart of the hills, The Tamara Coorg is an abode of luxury and calm where you wake up to the chirping of birds and breathtaking views of the hills. Take a nature walk in the lush green property and enjoy a cozy picnic curated by the resort. They also offer couple massages with signature therapies in their spa and wellness centre. Start the day with a champagne breakfast in bed and finish it with a candlelight dinner under the stars.
The Romantic Package starts at Rs 30,000 per day
2. Raffles Udaipur
Set in the midst of the Udai Sarai Lake that is home to bountiful flora and fauna, the 101 rooms and suites offer breathtaking views of the lake. A romantic walk in the pretty outdoors is a great idea, especially if you want to watch the captivating sunset. Opt for a specially curated breakfast on Valentine's Day and rejuvenate with couple therapies at the Raffles Spa.
Rooms from Rs50,000 per night
3. SaffronStays Falcon Tents, Lonavala
Situated barely five minutes away from the popular Tiger Point in Lonavala, these five veg-only glamping tents offer a great escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. With the Lonavala Valley on one side and a lush forest on the other, the tents furnished with modern amenities make for an adventurous getaway with your partner.
Rooms from Rs 14,000 for 2 nights
4. Forestvalley Tree House, Madikeri, Karnataka
A dense red cedarwood forest and coffee plantations of Coorg surround this pretty treehouse. Twin bedrooms with a queen-sized bed and spacious sit-out areas outside the cottage, perfect for immersing yourself in the view, make this a great place to spend some peaceful moments with your loved ones.
Rooms from Rs13,999 per night
5. Glasshouse 91 by Amore Luxury, Alibaug
A 4-BHK private and extravagant villa just a short ride away from Mandwa jetty, Glasshouse 91 has three master en-suites that open towards an appealing view of lush gardens and an infinity pool. Walk up to the private terrace on a glass staircase and dine on the floating pavilion that can accommodate more than 10 people for an evening of food and drinks. Counted among the 50 best luxury homes in India, staying in this dreamy villa is sure to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Rooms from Rs 65,000 per night on weekdays
6. Munjoh Ocean Resorts, The Andaman Islands
What can be more indulgent than whisking your partner away to a place which has the distinction of being named the Most Romantic Beach Hideaway in India by World Luxury Travel Awards as well as the Most Romantic Island resort by HolidayIQ? Situated on the east coast of Havelock Island, Munjoh Ocean Resort comprises 31 private villas situated amidst lush greenery. Island hopping, starlit dinners by the sea, and scuba diving are just some of the experiences one can indulge in.
Rooms from Rs10,999 per night
7. Shalom, Bhimtal
Offering a stunning view of the shimmering Bhimtal Lake below, Shalom homestay is a 3-BHK property situated on a hill-top with a 360-degree view of the valley from its terrace. The rooms are fitted with all modern amenities. Pick fresh veggies from the organic vegetable garden or choose a book and settle down in the glass reading room for a quiet time.
Rooms from Rs12,000 per night
8. Ama Stays & Trails Kothi Umednagar, Jodhpur
This is a spacious four-bedroom bungalow built on a property spanning 40 acres. Tastefully decorated art deco chandeliers and red sandstone façade lend the bungalow a touch of heritage. Indulge in the flavours of Rajasthani cuisine made using fresh, local ingredients and soak in the history and culture of the region with a walking tour through the ancient city of Osian located in the Thar Desert.
Rooms from Rs30,000 per night
9. The Pavilion, Khandala
A quick getaway from Mumbai and Pune, this five-bedroom villa comes with a private pool and a cozy sit-out area in the tropical garden. Bond with your loved ones over a game of table tennis or challenge them in board games. The terrace with a view of the garden is the idyllic spot for an evening drink with your partner.
Rooms from Rs 1,00,625 per night
10. JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa
The stunning property that overlooks the Garhwal mountain range in the Himalayas, is the perfect place to unwind with your loved one. Surrounded by lush green walnut groves, a Pine forest, the Kempty Fall stream and an organic farm, the resort offers luxurious experiences like no other. Enjoy a lavish breakfast spread with your feet dipped in the cool stream and at night, dine under the stars underneath a stunning Himalayan Peach tree. They have curated a special five-course menu especially for V-Day that takes inspiration from Himalayan ingredients. A live band is sure to liven things up even more!
Rooms from Rs 25,000 per night