Lonavala may not really be your idea of a romantic holiday. But just a few kilometres uphill from the bustling market is a little piece of quiet, perfect for a romantic weekend. Located in Jambulne, the property hosts machan rooms that rise up to 20ft to 40ft above the forest floor to give you some brilliant views. For those uneasy about the height, their log cabins are just as special. See more.
Dive into Nature’s lap at Wildernest’s eco-cottages in Swapnagandha Valley in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary, home to the gaur, tigers, leopards, and sloth bears. Trek to the Vazra Falls, step closer to the wildlife with the resident naturalists, and luxuriate in the infinity pool – it’s all good. See more.
Get misty-eyed at this charming heritage homestay in the artist’s colony of Andretta. Take long walks in the lush Shivalik Hills, stop by the famous Andretta Pottery and surrounding monasteries, and drift over the Kangra Valley in some of the world’s best paragliding views from the neighbouring Bir and Billing. See more.
Sunken bathtubs and picture windows look out onto Himalayan meadows and the stunning Affarwat peaks at this luxury hideaway. The Khyber draws on Kashmiri heritage, so you can sink into silk furnishings, sip on kahwah (tea) and feast on wazwaan (the traditional wedding spread) before heading out on long walks through the mountains. See more.