Ring in the new year with your loved one at some of these amazing hidden properties


The upcoming holiday season calls for a celebration and a much-deserved break with your loved one. With travel gradually picking up, couples can escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and make the most of the year-end when it is safe to do so., the global leader in connecting you with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, has curated a list of amazing villas and romantic properties in lesser-known Indian destinations to spend time with your loved ones. With a mix of breathtaking beauty, utmost privacy and unmatched comfort, these are a must-visit for a getaway with your partner.

Muthanga (Kerala): Vayal Veedu - Luxury Farm Villas by the woods

Muthanga, situated at Wayanad district in Kerala is an ideal destination to watch herds of wild elephants at the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary and enjoy the calmness of the woods. Vayal Veedu is a farm villa in Muthanga and is surrounded by greenery that soothes the eye, dense forest that gives a chance to experience the majesty of elephants and the comfort of a modern life. Couples can go for the jungle safari at the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary or indulge in activities such as paddy cultivation with the locals. Once they are back, they can enjoy the mountain view from the villa and indulge in exquisite Asian meals

Bhimtal (Uttarakhand): The Bungalows Lake Side, Naukuchiatal by Leisure Hotels

Situated 3.6 km from Bhimtal Lake, The Bungalows Lake Side, Naukuchiatal by Leisure Hotels is a private villa situated in an exclusive enclave just off the Naukuchiatal lake, also known as the ‘lake of nine corners’. Bhimtal (a town located in Nainital district) offers a pleasant view of the lake surrounded by the majestic Himalayan view on one side. One can also visit the Bhimeshwar Temple and take a romantic stroll at the Pines Old Cemetery which hosts old gravestones which date back to the early 1800s. The Bungalows Lake Side offers a cozy room decor with a heritage theme offering just the right ambience for couples who want to enjoy their privacy

Raichak (West Bengal): MeghBrishti Bari

Located at 50 km south of Kolkata, Raichak is situated at the banks of the holy river Ganges. MeghBrishti Bari, a duplex villa is a quiet retreat in the lap of nature that is sure to help you unwind from the hustle and bustle of city life. The property is surrounded by lush lawn, abundant greenery and breezy atmosphere. The property is also called the ‘house of frangipani’ as it is surrounded by beautiful trees with mesmerising yellow flowers. At Raichak, couples can spend time along the river banks, visit Diamond Harbour, a junction where Hooghly River meets the Bay of Bengal and visit the Chingrikhali Fort built by the Portuguese

Vainguinim (Goa): The Island Pool Villa

Boasting a large natural stone swimming pool, The Island Pool Villa is located on Chorao Island along the Mandovi River near. One can visit the Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, which is a 15-minute drive from the villa and Caranzalem Beach and Vainguinim Beach are a 1-hour drive away. Away from the touristy places this secluded island pool villa offers a large balcony and a patio area perfect for some together time. Couples can spend time together at this beautiful property and enjoy the various amenities offered. This villa offers free WiFi and on-site parking for couples looking to work remotely and drive to from the nearby metros

Gonikoppal (Karnataka): Ama Plantation Trails Coorg

Located in Gonikoppal (a quaint town in the Kodagu district), Ama Plantation Trails Coorg is a property by the Taj group of hotels. It is situated in the hills of Coorg amid coffee estates and extensive greenery and is a great place in itself for complete rejuvenation with your loved ones. This comfortable property with its beautiful Victorian decor offers all modern amenities for you to unwind and spend some relaxing time with your partner. While in Gonikoppal, one can visit the Abbey falls or visit the Golden Temple to meditate alongside Tibetian monks or participate in some adventure sports like windsurfing, parasailing and lots more