A tropical escape in Goa or a cool-off in Coorg? Choose one of our handpicked summer escapes in India and make it a summer to remember.
Building sandcastles on the beach with your young ones, strolling hand-in-hand with your beloved or revisiting old memories with family while enjoying the cool summer breeze in the hills … summer holidays are the best. Luxury Escapes is reviving summer traditions with a curated list of escapes in India in some of the best destinations – perfect for beating the heat while making memories to cherish. Whether you want a beachside break, a vacation in the mountains or a backwater escape in Kerala, we’ve got all kinds of summer-perfect holidays. All that’s left to do is decide which to book.
Read on to see our picks for the best summer escapes in India.
Slow down & unwind at Wildflower Villas Goa
Goa and summers go hand-in-hand together. Wildflower Villas Goa is for those seeking a tranquil escape in hip and happening Goa. Imagine yourself in an eight-acre, 200-year-old forest estate, sipping on your favourite drink in your very own Goan-style villa... what bliss. Enjoy a mix of serene surroundings, seclusion and a taste of recipes passed down generations and perfected over time by the in-house chefs while you stay at Wildflower Villas Goa.
Loosen those tight muscles at a treetop spa and let the wind ruffle your hair as you cycle around nearby places, taking in the sights of Candolim through a new lens. This is the perfect summer escape for those who want to unwind and recharge.
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Rejuvenate at WelcomHeritage Parv Vilas Resort & Spa, Solan
A magical experience in the mystical hills of Kasauli – WelcomHeritage Parv Vilas Resort & Spa, Solan boasts a delicate blend of age-old grandeur and ultimate sophistication. With striking architecture against a Himalayan backdrop, this summer escape in India is an unbeatable choice. Unwind with an indulgent spa treatment or two and release all tension from your body in the sauna.
Relish a Himachali meal in the picturesque open-air dining area and spend hours in the games room playing with family and friends. This is a completely relaxed hill station escape with luxury sprinkled all around.
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Cool off amid the hills at Amritara Ambatty Greens Resort Coorg
Experience a summer like never before at the dreamy Amritara Ambatty Greens Resort Coorg. Enveloped in Coorg’s lush greenery with a golf course onsite, this is a true delight for all golf enthusiasts. When you’re not sinking a hole-in-one, find bliss with a lap or two in the infinity pool under a clear blue sky.
World-class hospitality and a high-end restaurant serving delightful dishes is just the beginning: enjoy cosy evenings by a bonfire, fun indoor games or get up close with nature on a plantation tour... you’re spoilt for choice for things to do during your stay.
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'Wine' down at Fratelli Estate
The perfect summer escape in India for all wine connoisseurs, Fratelli Estate is a 240-acre vineyard in Maharashtra that welcomes you into a cosy space built within the Fratelli vineyard. Sip on delicious wines, savour morsels of delectable cheese and enjoy sundowners while taking in views of the expansive; this escape is an absolute delight.
The adventurer inside you will relish in the adrenaline burst from a quad bike ride around the estate, while those partial to romance will be mesmerised with a movie night under the stars. Make your summer all about learning the art of wine-making, clinking glasses and unwinding amidst the gorgeous surroundings.
Find tranquillity at Amritara Shalimar Spice Garden Resort & Spa
Neighbouring the famous Periyar Tiger Reserve in Thekkady (Kerala), Amritara Shalimar Spice Garden Resort & Spa is perfect for an authentic Kerala escape. Relax in a cottage overlooking the uninterrupted greenery of spice plantations, indulge in Kerala delicacies like fragrant fish curry and appam pancakes, and stroll among the flora flourishing around the property.
On your evening walk, listen to the melodies of birds and the sounds of the bubbling creek on the resort grounds. Under the thick, green blanket of trees, you will effortlessly beat the summer heat and enjoy a summer escape, Kerala style.
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