We all know summers are the best excuse to scurry away from the maddening crowd and the stabbing heat of the city. This year, its no different; in fact, the increasing generosity of April sunshine and pollution of the concrete is already compelling us to plan the perfect escape to the hills.
While it isn’t that common to find luxury amidst lazy town settings; however, these resorts are all set to extend their glorious arms to the seeking traveller and turn your modest escape into an opulent retreat. Check them out.
Shervani Hilltop Nainital
Sprawling over the lush green tranquil mountain side, Shervani Hill Top, Nainital was built in 1960 that was transformed into a holiday resort in 1981. Just 2 kms away from the Mall road, the stunning 4 star hill resort is dotted with little cottages beautifully set apart from the busy township.
The resort is equipped with 47 rooms with wooden floors and furnishing, attached baths and efficient room service. Embellished by vibrant and swaying flora and fauna of the Himalayas, it stands as the perfect retreat for tired bones.
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Truly keeping to its standards, Shervani Hiltop offers first class arrangements such as a multi-cuisine restaurant, garden barbeque restaurant and the Courtyard bar that serves an impressive range of cocktails & mocktails and other mouthwatering beverages to cater to varied seasonal moods. Entertainment options include indoor games and outdoor activities for both kids and adults.
Starting at ₹13,650 per night
Mosaic Mussoorie is your ultimate urban retreat at the heart of Mussoorie where all the action takes place. Nurtured with exquisite empathy, each of its vibrant and decorative 46 rooms are ready to snug you into its cosy embrace.
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Mosaic Mussoorie essentially takes pride in their personalised attention to its guests stretching their hands far enough to get what you need, say, like a fancy dinner under the stars.
The luxury haven also takes care of MICE events, it has a spa, a swimming pool and a kids play area for the little ones. Foodaholics can enjoy themselves at the Charcoal for drinks and grilled food and dine at Random for Indian cuisine.
Starting at ₹7,500 per night
Willow Banks Shimla
Willow Banks was set up on a heritage and landmark estate that was originally owned by James Craddock Jr., famous as the ‘Architect & Builder of Shimla’. With smooth accessibility to major attractions, this 4-star accommodation effortlessly syncs itself with the surrounding landscape consequently enhancing its beauty.
With tastefully designed spacious rooms fitted with modern amenities; the rooms open up to flaunt breathtaking views of lush green mountains and ageless pines looming over the entire mystic town of Shimla.
The two amazing in-house eateries, Café Simla Times and Eighteen 71 Cookhouse & Bar claim to offer the most delectable eating experience in Shimla. Step into Akasa spa for an original Himalayan rejuvenation, shed some heat at the gym or drop by at the pool room for some fun. Those looking for outdoor experiences, Willow Banks organises various activities and sightseeing programmes.
Starting at ₹7800 per night
So, this summer be rest assured to enjoy the best of the hilly vibes in these top summer destinations with a twist of luxury.