A family trip is usually the highlight of the year for varied reasons ofcourse. Whatever it takes and whatever goes into making these family holidays successful is an achievement itself. From deciding where to go to what to eat and most importantly where to stay, everything needs a proper planning as Daddy dearest (in most of the cases dad is the member of the family who plans the trip) do not want to put anyone at risk for even a pettiest issue. Here in this blog, we have tried to sort out one of the major problems of a family tour planning if you are aiming at travelling in India. Now, we all know India can be a tricky place when we are looking for an accommodation that is both safe and hospitable. Therefore we bring the list of best resorts for family holidays in India that pretty much solve all our family stay purposes.
Now, this one comes with a feather in the cap, Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur is amongst the top hotels in the world. So, there is a rare chance that someone would be unwilling to stay in this resort. Adorning the banks of Lake Pichola and a witness to the historic City Palace, Oberoi Udaivilas captures all the romance and splendour of a royal era. The grand setting along with extravagant architecture and a beautiful spa offers an experience created exclusively for those who know the extent of luxury way too well.
Hotel Features: The hotel provides an enchanting boat ride across Lake Pichola. Shikaras, motorboats and a floating pavilion can also be booked directly at the hotel. Daily yoga – Complimentary Yoga Sessions between 3-4pm for all in-house guests is available. Soft instrumental music during dinner time is also arranged as a part of hospitality by the resort. Puppet Show, Cooking Classes with Chef, Historian Session, Croquet, Private Astrology Session, Village tour and Camel/elephant riding are also available on request here.
Rooms: The rooms in the resort are done with a tasteful interior. The resort classifies the rooms into Premier Lake View Room and Premier Rooms and offers state-of-the-art facilities for comfortable and memorable stay.
Hotel Tree House Hideaway in Bandhavgarh is one of the best resorts for an adventurous family holiday. The resort offers a unique countryside experience which makes one come closer to nature. The tranquil ambiance makes for the ideal escape from the usual city bustle. A stay in these well-crafted tree houses set amidst lush greenery is an experience worth treasuring for both you and your kids.
Hotel Features: The basic amenities in the resort include room service, 24-hour front desk, air conditioning, parking, travel desk and 24-hour security. Guests can savour delectable Indian, Continental and barbeque meals at the dining hall and enjoy quality drinks at the bar known as Watering Hole.
Rooms: Accommodation is classified in the form of Deluxe Rooms and A/C Tree Houses. Spacious and well-appointed, these rooms and houses are apt for a fun-filled stay. Some of the facilities offered in the rooms are air conditioning, mini bar and telephone.
The Khyber Himalayan Resort is a top notch place to enjoy a world class holiday in Kashmir. Situated at a vantage point, this resort stands first in the line when it comes to choose a luxury resort for a memorable family holiday. The resort is at a short distance from world’s highest ski lift, the Gulmarg Gondola. Apart from imparting excellent facilities and services, the resort also offers an unsurpassable view from most of the windows of its rooms.
Hotel Features: The hotel features restaurants, a cigar lounge, a well-appointed spa and a heated swimming pool. Added to these facilities are children’s club, a mini theatre and a dedicated activities concierge.
Rooms: The rooms in the resort are classified into Luxury Balcony Room Gulmarg View, Premier Room, Luxury Balcony Room Himalaya View, Single Room Cottage, Double Room Cottage, and Suite Presidential.
Resembling the old palace complex, Nahargarh Ranthambhore is a premium hotel for family holiday in Rajasthan. Done in the Indo-Islamic architecture style, this palace is at just 700m away from the famed Ranthambore National Park. The beautiful location of the resort and the very upbeat and heart-warming hospitality rendered here make the visitors book a stay. Extremely children friendly environment and oodles of features that might catch the eyes are offered by the resort.
Hotel Features: The resort features sprawling lawns, numerous courtyards, a large outdoor pool, a spa and complimentary Wifi services. Staff at the 24-hour reception assists with luggage storage, travel arrangements, currency exchange and concierge services. The in-house restaurant serves Indian specialties alongside international favorites in its magnificent dining hall. Guests can also enjoy a quiet read in the lounge cum library which has a collection of international books, or they can head to the military themed Lancers Bar for grabbing a drink or two.
Rooms: The resort offers spacious rooms that are adorned with grand furnishings and intricately carved furniture. The rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with a personal safe and electric kettle. The large attached bathrooms come with shower and hairdryer and running hot and cold water.
Neemrana Fort is reckoned one of the oldest heritage resorts in India. Built in 15th century, the resort is an enthralling place to book a stay with your family. Offering excellent services and a luxurious inn to spend holidays, this resort is just the right place to be at if some has chosen a stay near Delhi.
Hotel Features: Along with the comfortable stay, the fort offers excellent venue for conference and business meetings. The guests have an opportunity to rejuvenate and restore with the excellent spa services and other body treatments. The fort offers, India’s first “zip lining tour”, a thrilling new aerial adventure. Cultural events are also organised every weekend in the fort. One can also go for a vintage car ride or relish the great food at the in-house restaurant and bar.
Rooms: There are three different categories of rooms available for the guests. Various in-room amenities include refrigerator, safe, television, direct dialling telephone; writing desk, tea/coffee maker, complimentary toiletries and express laundry service are available for the guests.
A heritage building, The Oberoi Cecil was constructed in 1884. Converted into a hotel in 1997, the resort is still in its original grandeur with wood floors, period furniture and an inviting ambience. Offering fabulous views of the valley, The Oberoi Cecil is a perfect base for nature lovers, who would like the spectacular mountain scenery, cedar forests and ancient monasteries viewed from here.
Hotel Features: The resort has state-of-the-art facilities for its guests. There is a swimming pool with warm water, billiards rooms and children’s activity centre. The resort also has a Spa that offers an extensive menu of relaxing and reviving massages and beauty treatments. Aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, Balinese, Hawaiian and Thai massage along with Chakra Head and Shoulder Massage and facials are available for the guests. Gymnasium and meeting room facilities have also been provided. The outdoor restaurant in the resort offers a light menu with a range of snack and drinks. The resort also has an in-house lounge and a bar as well.
Rooms: The resort reserves some very classic and elegant rooms that have interesting interiors with panelling, pillars and chandeliers. There are also several rooms offer stunning views across the valley and of the snow covered peaks of the Himalayas. Wired broadband internet access, walk-in closet with an electronic safe, direct dial telephone with voice mail, personal bar, 24 hours butler service. Complimentary in-room amenities include Daily newspaper, daily fresh fruit, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board (available on request) and shoe polish services are also available for the guests.
Situated amidst the dense mango orchards adorned with lush green surroundings, Corbett Leela Vilas ensures a perfect stay for the families at this adventurous destination. A perfect option for wildlife lovers, the luxury cottages are designed in a way to provide comfort and simultaneously keep the thrill alive of the wildlife destination. The resort is situated in Dhikuli village of Ramnagar and is in close proximity to the Bijrani entrance gate of the Corbett National Park.
Hotel Features: The resort ensures complete range of basic amenities like room service, front desk, housekeeping daily, 24-hour security, laundry service, doctor on call, pickup and drop to the railway station, travel desk, parking and recreation hall. For recreation a swimming pool with separate pool for children and indoor games like pool table, table tennis and carom board are also provided. The resort also has a multi cuisine restaurant which offers Indian, Chinese and continental dishes.
Rooms: The rooms in the resort are splendidly designed luxury cottages with wooden flooring and mud-tiles on the roof. The well-appointed cottages come with amenities such as air-conditioning, 32″ LCD TV, mini bar, tea coffee maker, telephone, safe, hot and cold water, jacuzzi, rain shower, fine linen, hair dryer and heater facility.
Royale Assagao is a luxury resort that is nestled amidst exotic palm trees in the beautiful village of Assagao in Goa. The resort offers its guests quality accommodation with all modern and necessary amenities and facilities ensuring a comfortable and pleasant stay. Designed by one of Goa’s premier architects, this luxury resort is located next to Dattatrey Temple and has Chapora Beach and Anjuna Beach in close proximity. Guests also have the opportunity to visit the Chapora Fort, Carambolim Lake and Abyss Marine Aquarium.
Hotel Features: The resort is ideal for business travellers as well as leisure travellers. There are apt facilities for conference and corporate events. Leisure and dining features, front desk, and room service, doctor on call and 24-hour security services are also given. The Peppers is an authentic Indian restaurant that serves freshly cooked meals. For a pot of fresh coffee or tea, the guests can head to Cafe Royale, where one can indulge in a wide selection of snacks, ice creams and fresh tasty drinks.
Rooms: The resort comprises of deluxe rooms, apartments and villas with two and three bedrooms. The suites have two balconies overlooking the swimming pool. The rooms also have sit out balconies. Each room is fully furnished and equipped with basic amenities such as air conditioning, satellite television, internet access, mini bar, telephone and tea/coffee maker.
Riva Beach Resort can enhance the fun of spending the sun sand and beach holiday in Goa. Situated on the Mandrem beach, the resort offers fresh breeze along with breathtaking sea view. The modern interiors and surrounding rustic appeal make it a great setting for having a memorable vacation.
Hotel Features: The amenities in the resort include room service, 24-hour front desk, internet, 24-hour security, travel desk and doctor-on-call. The hotel also offers relaxing massage services and babysitting services. The aesthetically decorated in-house restaurant serves scrumptious meals while the bar renders some fine spirits and delicious beverages.
Rooms: The room in the resort are classified into Coco Wood Cottage, Deluxe Family Cottage and A/C Deluxe Room. The in-room amenities include air conditioning, colour television, mini-bar, safe, telephone, tea/coffee maker and Wifi access.
One of the finest resorts in Goa, Park Hyatt is situated in close proximity to Arossim Beach. Set within 45 acres of landscaped gardens with waterways and lagoons, Park Hyatt beach resort combines elegance with distinctive services. A perfect place to unwind and enjoy some quality time with family, this resort can be recommended for all kinds of holidays in Goa.
Hotel Features: Conceptualised as a charming Indo-Portuguese village, the resort comprises selection of restaurants, including a signature fine-dining Goan restaurant, Casa Sarita and Palms. Other facilities include the award-winning Sereno Spa, one of the largest swimming pools in India, picturesque wedding venues and Camp Hyatt for younger guests.
Rooms: The resort comprises of 250 pousada-style guestrooms and suites, each offering a spa-inspired bathing experience. All the necessary amenities and facilities are offered to the guests ensuring a comfortable and memorable stay.
Set amidst the beautiful Great Rann of Kutch region and close to the White Salt Desert, Shaam-e-Sarhad Village Resort is the best choice for a family stay in Kutch. The resort is done in the local architectural style with intricate art and craft adornments. The comfortable mud huts and tents coupled with the warm hospitality by Hodka villagers ensure a memorable experience for the guests here. The resort promotes Endogenous Tourism, where one travels not just for pleasure, but also to understand the local community and their life in rural Gujarat.
Hotel Features: Shaam-e-Sarhad features all the basic amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. The essential amenities provided to the guests are room service, 24-hour front desk, parking and 24-hour security. Guests can also have a memorable dining experience at the resort by savouring traditional Kutchi delicacies that is served to the guests while Kutchi folk music is played in the background.
Rooms: The rooms are divided into eco non A/C tents, non A/C mud huts and family non A/C tents. These tents are traditionally crafted and adorned with handicraft work.
Thengal Manor is the heritage building constructed in 1929 in Jorhat, Assam. As per the records, the first daily newspaper in the Assamese language, ‘Dainik Batori’ was launched from here in 1935. The resort offers its guests a unique pleasure of gracious living in the lap of nature. Thengal is at a short distance from the Assamese village of Jalukonibari, where the guests have an opportunity to take peek into the lives of metal-workers and weavers.
Hotel Features: The resort offers ideal stay for business travellers as well as leisure travellers. There are apt facilities for conference and corporate events. Leisure and dining features, front desk, room service, doctor on call and 24-hour security services are also premium in standard There is an in-house restaurant as well that serves some multi cuisine dining experience.
Rooms: There are four double Deluxe Rooms and one single Superior Room, all with attached dressing room and baths. Fireplaces, drawing room and the dining room are attached with each room.
This lovely eco-friendly resort is ideal for families with young children. Located nearly 300 meters away from Kaziranga National Park, Agoratoli Eco-Tourism Resort provides the guests an opportunity to explore the Indian wildlife, and make this one particular jungle retreat out of the box. Warm hospitality, beautiful interior, rock bottom prices, and excellent services of the resort make it one of the finest resorts in Kaziranga National Park.
Hotel Features: The resort offers all the basic amenities like room service, internet connectivity, 24-hour front desk, parking, travel desk, round the clock security and doctor-on-call. Along with the basic amenities, the resort also organizes outdoor games, bull cart ride, star lit dinner, bonfire, and open sky picnic.
Rooms: The resort houses nicely decorated suites and deluxe rooms with all the amenities that are required for a comfortable and luxurious stay. Beds in these rooms are made with bamboo and cane to provide a traditional look. There are four deluxe cottages and two luxurious suite rooms equipped with all the necessary facilities.
Floatel is an eco-friendly 4-star luxury resort and the only floating hotel in Kolkata. Offering a unique and fun-filled experience, this hotel set amidst scenic landscape is a great place to spend a vacation with family. The serenity of the location takes one away from the bustles of the city life and the state-of-the-art services by the resort transport one to all together into a world of fantasy.
Hotel Features: The hotel offers everything to make guest’s stay comfortable and refreshing. The business and banqueting facilities, spacious seating and impeccable service accommodating up to a 1000 people is one of the highlights of the resort. The guests can opt to rejuvenate at the massage centers, work out at the modern gymnasium, relax in the landscaped gardens or stroll on the promenade walkway by the river. The resort is also famous for housing some of the finest restaurants in Kolkata.
Rooms: The rooms in the resort have beautifully designed rooms that offer a great view of the Hooghly River and personalized services. The facilities include king size beds and twin beds, color TV, bathtubs, telephone connection, 24-hours hot and cold water, in-house tea/coffee maker, complimentary bottle of mineral water and 24-hours in-room dining.
Amidst beautiful environs, at an elevation of 2,700 feet above sea level, is situated the Club Mahindra Thekkady resort. Done in traditional Indian ‘Machan’ style, with accommodation scattered amongst the thickly wooded plantations of coffee, cardamom, pepper, teak and fruit trees, it is one of the ideal resorts for family holiday in India. The guests have the opportunity to get unique experience of nature and adventure as well as comfortable and luxurious accommodation. The resort is about 2kms from Kumily, the nearest big town, and about a kilometer from the famous Periyar Tiger Reserve.
Hotel Features: The resort is ideal for business travellers as well as leisure travellers. There are apt facilities for conference and corporate events. Leisure and dining features, front desk, and room service, doctor on call and 24-hour security services are also great. There is even a kid’s swimming pool, a health club and a massage centre. The Periyar Room is a multi cuisine restaurant at the resort. It has picturesque ambience and well etched settings with an open buffet of Continental, Chinese, Indian and regional dishes, right from the breakfast to dinner.
Rooms: Two types of rooms are available at the resort: Studio Rooms and Superior Rooms. The Studio Rooms have the facility of safe apart from other basic amenities like 24 hour room service and air conditioner.
GRT Nature Trails is more than a hotel, it is an opportunity to be captivated and pampered by the ageless beauty of nature. The retreat is surrounded with the coffee estates and verdant landscape. The tranquillity and rustic charm are in perfect harmony with the warm hospitality and care at this lovely resort. The mouth-watering delicacies and well-appointed accommodations are other facets that make this resort an ideal place for family holidays.
Hotel Features: The resort caters to all the business and leisure requirements of the guests. Basic utilities offered are room service, internet connectivity, 24-hour front desk, parking, travel desk, round the clock security and doctor-on-call. Conference facilities, business services, conference suite and meeting rooms along with banquet facilities are also available. A game room for indoor games, swimming pool and a gift shop are additional features. Salem Heights, the multi-cuisine indoor restaurant offers delicious meals. Guests can indulge in fine quality alcoholic beverages at Salem Rocks, the trendy in-house lounge bar.
Rooms: Accommodation in the resort is classified as Valley rooms and Pool side rooms. These rooms are quite spacious and designed keeping in view the comfort factor of the guests. The view of the surrounding from the adjoining balcony of each room is simply beautiful. Each room is furnished with amenities like LCD colour and television.
Lahari Resort is a 35 acres property that is set amidst the ethereal beauty of nature with water bodies, water fountains, lawns and paving sculptures adorning the surroundings. The resort is reckoned to be the perfect corporate destination for business and pleasure. Lahari offers good opportunity for both entertainment as well as leisure activities for all age groups and that is why it is an ideal place to book a stay with a family.
Hotel Features: The resort offers prominent services ranging from restaurant, bar, swimming pool, water slides, rain dance, gym, discotheque to games, kids zone and conferences and banquets facilities. The resort also boasts an International Standard Cricket Stadium, Wi-Fi Enabled Conference Halls and Restaurants. The in house restaurant offers contemporary ambience and an ideal dining experience. It serves a mix of tempting Chinese, European, Continental and Indian cuisines. The in-house cozy bar offer guests with some fine mixes and spirits. The hotel also offers authentic wedding services.
Rooms: The rooms in the resort are classified as Deluxe Suites (Single/Double), Queen’s Suites (Single/Double), King’s Suites (Single/Double), Presidential Suites (Single/Double) and Royal Suites (Single/Double). Each room is fully air conditioned and is provided with exceptional room services, television, internet connectivity, STD/ISD facility, well stocked refrigerator.
Seagate Church View Resort is a luxurious property that offers a direct view of Morning Star Church and the main shrine in Velankanni. The resort situated amidst manicured gardens is one of the best resorts for leisure travellers and their family, offering a large swimming pool and a special children’s play area, this resort totally nail it down when it comes to finding an appropriate accommodation for family holiday.
Hotel Features: The resort is divided into cottages and rooms that offer guests a chance to relax and rejuvenate by providing best possible amenities. Room service, internet access, front desk, parking, travel desk, doctor-on-call and 24-hour security are the basic amenities in the resort. Additionally, it has an ATM/Cash machine, a game room as well as banquet facilities. For the convenience of business guests, the resort also offers business services, conference facilities and conference suite. The resort even has a family restaurant that serves North Indian, South Indian & Barbequed food.
Rooms: Most of the rooms at the resort offer beautiful view of the Morning Star Church. The well-appointed cottages are furnished and include a dining room, drawing room and kitchen. All the rooms are air conditioned and are classified as Conditioned Cottages, Deluxe Cottages, Luxury Double Rooms, Luxury Triple Rooms and Luxury Twin Rooms.
Ideal Ayurvedic Resort in Kovalam is a great place that offers a relaxing and peaceful ambience to the guests. One is likely to get a revival of mind as well as body as the resort offers a series of holistic Ayurvedic treatments. Also, the mouth-watering delicacies of its in-house restaurant are another reason as to why one should book a stay here.
Hotel Features: The resort offers a host of amenities for a pleasant stay. The guests are ensured of premium room service, internet, pool access, 24-hour front desk, air conditioning, parking, travel desk and 24-hour security. The hotel also caters to the needs of the business travellers. At the in-house restaurant, one can choose special Ayurvedic meals, Kerala specialities, European and Chinese cuisines.
Rooms: The rooms in the resort are classified under pool view A/C room, pool view non A/C and standard non A/c rooms. Each room is tastefully furnished and has all the facilities that make the stay comfortable.
Located in Port Blair, Fortune Resort Bay Island is one of the finest choices for a family stay in Andaman Islands. Situated on Marine Hill, the hotel reflects the native life of the Islands and offers a gateway with a pace that is relaxed and unhurried. One of the finest features of the hotel is its open deck restaurant.
Hotel Features: The resort features plush interior and offer scenic views. Conference facility for up to 100 guests, theme party, gala dinner, bar-be-que by the pool and private movie theatre arrangements are made with prompt services by the resort. Cyber-room, indoor games, table tennis, travel desk, business centre, currency exchange facility, library and doctor on call are some more facilities that are added by the resort to offer a convenient stay to the guests. The resort also comprises of some amazing in-house eateries like Mandalay, Look Out and well-stocked bar called Nico Bar.
Rooms: The resort offers furnished rooms, built in a series of levels and split against a sloping hill side, with some rooms overlooking the sea. Tasteful designed, the rooms offer splendid view, fresh air and natural light in all its glory.
The Elephant Court in Thekkady, Kerala let one soak in the royal ambience. The resort done with exquisitely carved antique-finished furniture, imperial chandeliers and majestic interiors is an ideal place for family seeking luxury holiday. Rightly called portrayed as an island of sophistication amidst its rustic surroundings, the resort boasts unique style and services.
Hotel features: The resort caters to all the business and leisure requirements of the guests. Basic utilities offered are room service, internet connectivity, 24-hour front desk, parking, travel desk, round the clock security and doctor-on-call. Conference facilities, business services, conference suite and meeting rooms along with banquet facilities are also available. The resort also has a Yoga and Meditation Centre, Kids Pool, Spa Centre, Outdoor Swiming Pool, Jacuzzi and Health Club. The in-house restaurant serves mouth-watering delicacies from Continental, Indian, Chinese and regional cuisines.
Rooms: The rooms in the resort are classified as Patio, Garden Suites, Pool Studio, Executive Enclave and Honeymoon Suites.
Paradise is a 3 star property that offers one of the best staying experience in Udupi, Karnataka. Located right on the Malpe Beach and famed for its sea viewing air conditioned rooms, the resort is ideal for a family vacation as well as business travel. Paradise Isle is one of those resorts that offer the comfort of being at home. With amenities that are modern and necessary the resort ensures that everything falls in place for the guests.
Hotel Features: The resort offers on-site multi-cuisine restauranst, named Garden View and Ocean View. There is a coffee shop, which is open till 11 p.m and Ocean View Pub open till 12am. This resort in Udupi features a discotheque, swimming pool, a health club, an ayurvedic spa and facilities for indoor and outdoor games. Corporate travelers are also facilitated with conference facilities and a business center.
Rooms: The resort offers 70 rooms and 10 cottages and each room is equipped with latest amenities like satellite TV, telephone unit and an attached bathroom with running hot and cold water.
A quiet and beautiful resort in Idukki (Off the road), Kerala, Eletaria is an ideal place for spending quality time while holidaying in Kerala. The resort is built with locally available material and has been carefully designed to merge harmoniously with the natural surroundings. The rich flora of the location, the presence of wide variety of birds and the spice plantation create an ambience that is truly magical.
Hotel Features: Guests are ensured a truly relaxed stay with various features. The basic amenities include room service, 24-hour front desk, air conditioning, parking, travel desk and 24-hour security. The resort offers opportunities for adventurous sports like mountain safari in jeep and bike, and river crossing along with bamboo rafting. There is an ethnic coffee shop and in-house restaurant where the guests can enjoy flavoursome coffee and meals respectively.
Rooms: The rooms in the resort are classified as Standard Room, Deluxe Tree House, Super Deluxe Room, Deluxe Room, Premium Room and Standard Tree House.
Tamara Coorg Resort is located in Coorg. Known for its world class services and warm hospitality, the resort is one finest resort for a family holiday. The resort is situated amidst exotic location adorned by over 170 acres estate that produces Coffee, Cardamom, Pepper and Honey. The Tamara in Coorg is one of the few places in the world that is constructed around a Coffee Plantation. The guests here can custom create their own signature coffee blends and can indulge in number of activities right from plucking the coffee berries during season and then pulping them, all the way till blended and finally roasting selected coffee beans with the help of modern technology.
Hotel Features: The resort caters to all the business and leisure requirements of the guests. Basic utilities offered are room service, internet connectivity, 24-hour front desk, parking, travel desk, round the clock security and doctor-on-call. Conference facilities, business services, conference suite and meeting rooms along with banquet facilities are also available. There is an in-house restaurant and a lounge that serves some delicious food and delightful ambience to spend time at.
Rooms: The rooms at Tamara are classified into Luxury Cottage and Suite. Each of the categories caters to all the requirements of the guests for a comfortable stay.
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