Holi, the festival of colours, is here, and it coincides with the 4th to 8th of March 2023, which will be another long weekend. And where better to commemorate it than in the most energetic cities in the nation? To help you celebrate the festival with loved ones in the most exciting manner, we’ve put up this list of incredibly unique staycation opportunities at these resorts and homestays for Holi.
Explore Unique Experiences At These Resorts And Homestays For Holi
1. Brij Lakshman Sagar, Pali
One might choose to unwind at Brij Lakshman Sagar, appreciate slow life, and usher in the celebration naturally as the landscape is bursting with springtime hues. Enjoy a sundowner experience, daily breakfast and dinner, and a few specially curated activities like a candlelight barbecue dinner beneath the stars, a local tobacco taste, and more!
Where: Pali, Rajasthan
Holi special offer: 2 nights 3 days, starting at INR 47,999 ++ valid for a stay between 1st to 30th March’ 2023
2. The Kumaon, Uttarakhand
Following Kumaoni Phoolon ki Holi, which is played with natural colours created by flowers during the day, The Kumaon has planned special activities for guests that are inspired by local tradition. These celebrations include bonfires in the evening to bring in the festive fervour. The dancers will delight guests by adding a distinctive touch to this festival of colours and sharing a window into the area’s cultural heritage when they arrive with dhols and musical instruments.
Where: Gadholi, Uttarakhand
Holi special offer: Enjoy a complimentary 30 min spa therapy for 2, valid for a stay during Holi (8th March 2023)
3. Dharana Retreat, Shillim
One of the best options in this list of resorts and homestays for Holi, the all-villa property is the ideal choice for a quiet escape in the Sahyadri desert. At Dharana Retreat near Shillim, you may tune out the noises of the outside world and relax in a pristine sylvan setting with nature’s tranquilly. Refreshing nature, breathtaking scenery, and freshly prepared meals will make your Holi staycation perfect.
Where: Shillim, Pune
For prices, check out their website
4. Brij Pola, Jawai
Experience the wilderness in Jawai for a unique Holi celebration. This area is home to many animals, including panthers, crocodiles, migrating birds, and leopards, all meals during the stay, guided morning and evening safaris with beverages, and one daily immersive private dinner experience. Check out this resort for a perfect Holi staycation.
Where: Jawai, Rajasthan
Holi special offer: INR 20,000 ++ per person per night, valid for a stay between 1st to 30th March
5. Sterling, Wayanad
The gorgeous environment of Sterling Wayanad with its lush fauna will enchant you. This Holi, you can enjoy the spa, bar, specially curated activities, and bird walks there, or dine at the multi-cuisine restaurant while savouring regional specialities.
The luxurious feel at Sterling Wayanad makes it the perfect resort to unwind and indulge in mouthwatering regional cuisine. Visit the resort’s pottery studio or take the house’s unique birdwatching trail and make this Holi all the more special.
Where: Wayanad, Kerala
Cost: ₹5363 onwards
6. Magnolia Villa, Alibaug
A trip with your group can be quite reviving since you’re all so busy with your lives all the time. What better time to organise a trip for women than March, a month dedicated to women in general? Wait no more and choose this lovely homestay for Holi, hidden in the sleepy hamlet of Chondhi by driving through Alibaug’s winding roads, which are lined on either side with vibrant, fresh colours.
Where: Alibaug, Maharashtra
Cost: ₹37,050 onwards
7. Brij Gaj Kesri, Bikaner
Let yourself be mesmerised by the splendour of Brij Gaj Kesri. Situated on the outskirts of Bikaner, it is an undiscovered city with a rich history and culture. The resort, which covers 16 acres of land, has a live thandai counter, handmade, organic colours, and flowers for a joyous Holi celebration. A daily breakfast spread, a camel tour of the estate, evening high tea, and vegetarian Rajasthani cuisine with a customised dining experience at Polki makes it one of the most exciting resorts and homestays for Holi.
Where: Bikaner, Rajasthan
Holi special offer: 2 nights 3 days, starting at INR 19,999 ++ all inclusive, valid for a stay between 7th to 9th March 2023
So, which one of these are you going to choose from Holi 2023?
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