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Nazish Khan Aug 28 2014

Which are the 10 best mountain resorts in India?

Jigyasha Prasad Aug 28 2014
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Here is a list of 10 best mountain resorts in India. They provide the ideal place to enjoy the cool, crisp mountain air, go for long walks and feel at one with nature. If you enjoy the mountains, then these are the resorts you should head to for that perfect holiday.

1. Mayfair Hotel and Resort, Darjeeling

Mayfair Darjeeling
is a magnificent hotel that was once the summer home of the Maharaja of Nazargunj. It is a beautiful luxury hill resort situated in the charming city of Darjeeling with amazing views of snow-capped mountains.

Mayfair Hotel (from official website of Mayfair Hotel)

The Mayfair offers very beautifully done up rooms with all the modern amenities and very attentive service. This is an excellent place for a relaxed holiday.

View from Mayfair Hotel (from official website of Mayfair Hotel)

Address: Opposite Governor House, Darjeeling
Telephone: +91-354-2256376

2. Ananda Spa, Himalayas

Located on a beautiful mountain ridge close to the 100-acre palace estate of the erstwhile Maharaja of Tehri-Garhwal, and a 45-minute drive from Rishikesh, this luxury spa is among the highest rated wellness destinations in the world. The Ananda’s ambience embraces you as soon as you arrive with cheerful faces and tranquil settings.

Views from room at Ananda (from official website of Ananda Spa)

The rooms are luxurious and the view from every corner of the hotel is nothing less than spectacular. The resort’s amazing spa and wellness therapies have people coming back frequently.

Ananda Spa (from official website of Ananda Spa)

Address: The Palace Estate, Tehri, Uttarakhand
Telephone: 1800 102 5333

3. Wildflower Hall, Mashobra, Shimla

It has been called “One of the World’s Best Hotel Locations” and rightly so. Located at a height of 2514 m above sea level in the mighty Himalayas, the hotel not only offers splendid views of the surrounding mountains from room windows, but also from the in-house restaurants, heated swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi.

Rooftop view at Widlflower (from the official website of Wildflower Hall)

With its teak-panelled interiors, arched French windows, fireplaces, chandeliers and deep leather armchairs, Wildflower Hall manages to combine grandeur and comfort in equal measure.

Address: Mashobra, near Shimla

4. Royal Orchid Fort Resort, Mussoorie

Famous for its unparalleled views of the snow-capped mountains and Doon Valley, Royal Orchid Fort Resort is a real treat for nature lovers. Sprawled across 6 acres, this resort is away from the hustle bustle of Mussoorie’s mall and still within accessible distance of points of tourist interests.

View from Royal Orchid (from official website of Royal Orchid)

Address: Tara Hall Estate, Picture Palace Road, Mussoorie
Telephone: +91-78959-22255

5. Orange County, Coorg

Famous for its excellent hospitality and stunning views of the misty hills, Orange County is a perfect retreat for those who want a break from city life. Capturing the true essence of Coorg, this luxury hotel is based on the theme of Spice, Coffee and Plantation Life. The resort, which encompasses 300 acres of spice and coffee plantations, is flanked by the Cauvery River on one side and the Dubare Reserve on the other.

Pool View at Orange County (from official website of Orange County)

With well-equipped rooms, private pool villas, and a serene Ayurvedic spa along with excellent service, the resort is nothing short of a dream getaway.

Pool view at Orange County (from official website of Orange County)

Address: Karadigodu Post, Siddapur, Coorg
Telephone: +91-8274-258485

6. Brahmaputra Jungle Resort, Assam

Set amidst lush greenery and gorgeous surrounding, just 14 km away from the city area, the Brahmaputra Jungle Resort is the perfect wilderness destination. . The resort is perched on a hill with a waterfall and a small lake nearby. The resort has a very scenic landscape with a tea plantation in front and the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary behind.

Brahmaputra Jungle Resort (from official website of Brahmputra Resort)

Address: Brahmaputra Jungle Resort, near Tapesia National Games Stadium, Tapesia, Guwahati
Telephone: +91-94351-44216

7. Royal Demazong, Sikkim

The Royal Demazong is a magnificent resort operated by Club Mahindra in Gangtok. The resort is situated 8 km away from the bustling city area. Here you can wake up to the sight of the sun’s rays cutting through the snow-clad Kanchenjunga mountain range.

View from Royal Demazong (from official website of Royal Demazong)

The hotel built in the traditional Sikkimese style showcases the rich culture of Sikkim. The Royal Demazong is most definitely one of the 10 best mountain resorts in India.

Mountain views from Royal Demazong (from official website of Royal Demazong)

Address: GRBA Road, Chongay, Gangtok
Telephone: +91-80160-99914

8. Dala Rooster, Panchgani

Facing the verdant valley, Dala Rooster in Panchgani is the ultimate experience if you want nothing but soothing greenery all around. A home away from home, the place offers unmatched views of the misty peaks and the enchanting Bhilar waterfalls from its room windows or outside seating area. You can plan your trip here in monsoons as Panchgani looks its best during the rains.

Address: Subplot of Survey No. 545/5, Panchgani Mahabaleshwar Rd, Panchgani
Telephone: +91-98220-86375

9. Citrus Chambers, Mahabaleshwar

The Citrus Chambers has a serene and vintage ambience, the very essence of Mahabaleshwar. Enjoy the sweeping views of the picturesque surroundings from your room. Relax in the resort’s fabulous swimming pool, or opt for a rejuvenating spa experience or just laze around--the choice is yours.

Pool view at Citrus Chambers (from official website of Citrus Chambers)

Spread across an area of more than 5 acres, the resort is surrounded by misty mountains on all side making it an ideal mountain getaway.

View from Citrus Chambers (from official website of Citrus Chambers)

10. Naini Retreat, Nainital

Located at the breathtaking Ayarpatta Slopes, Naini Retreat lives up to its name of a retreat. Offering stunning views of snow-capped Himalayas and the scenic Nainital, this hotel is a must-visit if you want to soak up the natural beauty of this hill station in comfort and quietude.

Address: Ayarpatta Slopes, Mallital, Nainital
Telephone: +91-11-46520000

A holiday at any of these 10 best mountain resorts in India is the ideal way to enjoy the peace, tranquility and beauty of India’s hill stations. So, pack your bags and have a beautiful vacation.

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