STERLING WAYANAD – Wayanad, Kerala
The stunning environs of the Wayanad region in Kerala are steeped in so many tempting things! Honeymooners can enjoy many of these during their stay at the Sterling Wayanad resort. Keeping your every comfort in mind, the management here ensures that you have a bank full of memories to take back home. Savour well-appointed rooms and romantic times together, for which you can request the service staff to arrange for a candlelight dinner by the pool or the Banquet Terrace, if you so desire. You can enjoy some live entertainment from 7.30 to 9.00 pm, otherwise. In the morning, start the day with an in-room breakfast that is included in the Honeymoon Package. The resort also provides a complimentary ‘Congratulations’ heart-shaped cake. A special package offering activities like zip line, archery, cycling, shooting, etc, can also be arranged by the concierge. In addition, a special package for customised treatments at the spa is available and so is a professional photography session within the resort. The Honeymoon Package costs the same throughout the year. However, room tariffs vary, as per availability and season.
Sterling Wayanad – Wayanad, Kerala
THE FERN SAMALI RESORT – Dapoli, Maharashtra
The serene seaside retreat of Dapoli is an idyllic getaway for some real quality time alone with your loved one. A lovely resort here to spend those precious moments of your honeymoon, The Fern Samali Resort, which dates back to the British Raj, pulls out all stops to make your sojourn a memorable one. You can avail of The Fern Samali Resort’s customised honeymoon packages which can include stay, meals and discounted rates on spa treatments. From its hilltop location, you can feast your eyes on the extravagant panoramas of the verdant valleys of the Western Ghats and the virgin beaches by the sunlit waters of the Arabian Sea. Check into one of The Fern Samali Resort’s 16 luxurious cottages, or 22 magnificently furnished rooms; dine and wine at the multi-cuisine restaurant Zhilan or the Quiana Lounge with its well-stocked bar; spend private moments over a candlelight dinner by the pool, or at the Flamingo Club—a place for adult bonding; or just sign up for bespoke ESPA treatments at the Zion Spa. You can also indulge in the thrills of dolphin spotting, in water sports at the various beaches in and around Dapoli, or even visit a few forts or temples nearby.
The Fern Samali Resort – Dapoli, Maharashtra
SHRI VALLABH VILLAS LORDS PLAZA – Nathdwara, Rajasthan
To be able to start your new life together with the blessings of Lord Krishna can add that much of extra joy to your honeymoon plans. The perfect place to stay for this is in the town of Nathdwara in Rajasthan, where he reigns supreme as ‘Shrinath Ji’. You can book your stay at the Shri Vallabh Villas Lords Plaza for this, which stands in close proximity to the Shrinath Ji Temple. A palace-hotel that comes with well-appointed guest rooms, lawns and a pure-vegetarian restaurant serving authentic Gujarati thali, the property sprawls over two acres of land. Romantic dinners can be arranged for honeymoon couples with elaborate services, such as a beautiful candlelight dinner under a starlit sky. The hotel can assist guests for a clear and ‘sammukh’ vision of Lord Shrinath Ji. You can also avail of meditation and yoga, which are available near the hotel. Further, guided tours can be organised on request.
Shri Vallabh Villas Lords Plaza – Nathdwara, Rajasthan
RADISSON BLU RESORT GOA CAVELOSSIM BEACH – Cavelossim Beach, Goa
One of India’s hottest honeymoon destinations, the Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach needs no introduction. This lovely resort does all that is needed to please honeymoon couples, who are treated as VIPs. Upon your arrival, the resort ensures that all special requests have been put in place to make your time together as a couple, a seamless experience. A complimentary bottle of wine and a celebration cake awaits you upon arrival. Find rose petals strewn over the bed and beautiful towel art decoration in your room, and then a candlelight dinner later, which are all little touches to make you feel special. There is also in room breakfast and a complimentary ‘couple massage’ at the spa, which are included in the Honeymoon Package.
Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach – Cavelossim Beach, Goa
NOVOTEL GOA DONA SYLVIA RESORT – Cavelossim Beach, Goa
The picturesque setting of the Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort is sometimes enough for a memorable experience for honeymooners. Further, personalised services, the warmth of the staff and excellent amenities heighten things to make this resort very much a honeymoon retreat of choice. As a special gesture, guests are offered the option of sedan transfers, with a bottle of sparkling wine provided with champagne glasses, at a charge. Upon arrival, you are welcomed with a traditional aarti, tika and garland. The guest relations team escorts you then for an in-room check-in. Personalised butler services are provided throughout your stay at the Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort. The resort stands out for its beautifully appointed boutique villa rooms which come with a king-size bed, floral arrangement and towel artwork to welcome you. A complimentary Chef’s Special Aphrodisiac Amenity Platter is also kept in your room. Meals at the resort are an experience in themselves. For an unforgettable adventure, one can sign up for the resort’s signature hot-air balloon ride in the early hours of the morning and then later head straight to the spa for a Balinese indulgence massage, followed by an Oriental foot massage.
Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort – Cavelossim Beach, Goa
JW MARRIOTT JAIPUR RESORT & SPA – Jaipur, Rajasthan
Set amidst one of Rajasthan’s most historic locations, the JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa offers honeymoon couples an ideal base to explore the valorous past of the city, while basking in the cosseting and warm services extended to them at the resort.
Jaipur holds many exciting locales, places and experiences for newly-weds to look forward to—be it historical forts, royal palaces, interesting museums, bustling bazaars or trendy malls. One can even indulge in an exciting hot-air balloon safari here.
The 200-key hotel, by itself, is an architectural delight. It offers you an exquisite stay from a choice of courtyard villas, studio suites, palace suites and more. The Royal Pool Villa, for example, features a temperature-controlled plunge pool that is just perfect for a couple to celebrate a romantic getaway.
Dining and wining too are exceptionally well curated here. An intimate candlelight dinner with the choice of a violinist playing, can also be arranged, if you so like, in the privacy of your villa, together with champagne and the chef’s curated menu. The Mohan Mahal, JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa’s signature restaurant, is one of a kind in India. Taking inspiration from the Sheesh Mahal, it features approximately 3.5 lakh mirrors and is lit up with candles, creating the ultimate romantic aura. On another evening, you could dine under the stars by the poolside, o on one of the rooftop jharokhas, with live music.
Spend the mornings at the Spa by JW, which is perfect for rejuvenating yourself after the hectic schedule of your wedding. Further, the couple spa room, which comes with a private balcony, holds the promise of a luxurious experience.
JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa – Jaipur, Rajasthan