No time for an elaborate vacation but need the break? We understand you and have curated this list of fabulous family resorts within a short drive from Bangalore. They are perfectly designed to give you a much-needed respite from the mundane. For an absolutely kid-friendly array of entertainment options, check these places out for a relaxing day trip or if you just want to get out of the city!
Check Into These Resorts That Are Within 50 Kilometres Of Bangalore
Stay amidst 10 acres of lush mango trees and live your mango-land fantasy at MangoMist Resort. Along with the option of unwinding in the lap of nature, they also have all the modern amenities to keep you relaxed and entertained! Take a hot water bath in the Jacuzzi to refresh yourself, camp under the starry skies, go all out with their adventurous sports like rock climbing and water zorbing or simply read a book on a rustic cane recliner to spend some “me-time” with yourself. The choice is all yours!
Ramanashree California Resort, Yelahanka
This luxurious resort situated close to the airport is a perfect choice for Bangaloreans looking for a quiet getaway. With interesting sights like the Bangalore palace and ISKCON temple in the vicinity along with the in-house facilities, you would have tons to see and do.
Distance from Bangalore: 18kms
Bannerghatta Nature Camp, Bannerghatta
Recreating a huge natural habitat for the big cats and species like bears, porcupines, macaques, and exquisite birds, the Bannerghatta Nature Camp is a place that will delight the kids and adults alike. Don’t miss the butterfly park while on a visit here.
Distance from Bangalore: 23kms
Golden Palm Hotel & Spa, Off Tumkur Road
A five-star resort at Tumkur, this is indeed an oasis, just an hour away from the hustle and bustle of the city. You can either plan a day outing or a weekend trip with family and kids to enjoy the multitude of entertainment options like swimming, cycling, or playing indoor/outdoor games.
Facilities for kids: Badminton courts, children’s play area, a 130 m lagoon-shaped swimming pool, squash courts and a tennis court.
Distance from Bangalore: 25kms
Wild Valley Resort, Kanakpura Road
Located not too far and not too close to Bangalore city, this resort is earthy to its core when it comes to offering its customers various package deals including camping, bonfire, trekking, and zip-lining among others. For the ones who are looking for a quiet getaway from the hustle-bustle of the city, you can avail the cottage which is a much calmer and paced experience. They have themed parties and events as well in case you are ever looking to join a new group for some uncharted adventures.
Distance from Bangalore: 38 kms
Outback Farm & Homestay, Bannerghatta
Perched on the outskirts of the Bannerghatta forests is this lovely Nature resort with hills and birds for company. A relaxing weekend can be spent with family doing fishing, boating, trekking, bird-watching, and cycling. Enjoy a campfire in the cool evenings or some quiet time in rooms that have a private jacuzzi too.
Distance from Bangalore: 30kms
Clarks Exotica Resort
This sprawling 70-acre property is the largest hotel in Bangalore offering the best of amenities and services. The resort is kids-friendly with facilities like huge cricket and football pitches, swimming pool, cycling tracks, indoor games, mini theatre, DVD collection, special food menu, and even a junior spa. You could also avail of weekend packages.
Distance from Bangalore: 30kms
Our Native Village, Hesaraghatta Village
If you want to truly experience living in an eco-friendly environment complete with organic food and farm activities, then Our Native Village is the place to go to. The rustic resort has aesthetically appealing, clean, and spacious rooms and is also pet-friendly. The organic pool and farm animals will keep the kids entertained and energized. There are activities such as cycling, kite flying, pottery, riding bullock carts, traditional games like gilli danda, lagori, Catapult, and Snakes & Ladders that you can indulge in.
Distance from Bangalore: 36.8kms
Vana Resort, Kanakapura
Don’t want a fancy resort yet want a comfortable stay that feels like home? This ancestral home amidst natural surroundings is your answer. Enjoy day hikes, farming, reading, or do nothing with your family in this beautiful set-up. At the property, you can make the most out of their activities such as adventure activities, badminton court, games, libraries, organic farming, play area, and trekking.
Distance from Bangalore: 50kms
Angana Country Inn, Kanakapura Road
Angana is a heritage property off Kanakapura road; the ancestral home provides an old charm ambiance with some fun pastime activities. The two spacious cottages overlook lush, well-maintained lawns; there’s ample play area for kids along with a unique stone slide, a swing, and a charming pool, and plenty of other indoor games.
Distance from Bangalore: 34kms
Radiant Resort, Bannerghatta
Located in Bannerghatta, this resort is the perfect amount of quiet and private to do your own shenanigans carefree. Their resort is located within an expanse of green with palm trees scattered along the walking path. Most rooms overlook The Bannerghatta National Park from their large balconies or window so you can always have the best view in the house. They have special rooms and villas dedicated to your needs for a quiet getaway, a romantic one or a fun fueled one with your buddies. Their multicuisine all-in-one buffet is something to definitely look forward to.
Distance from Bangalore: 16kms
Holiday Village, Off Kanakapura Road
Located off Kanakapura road, this spacious and green resort is perfect for day trips, corporate outings, or even a relaxing stay-cation – their luxurious and tastefully decorated rooms will make you want to consider one. There are plenty of facilities and activities for kids as well as families such as board games as well as outdoor games like cricket and football. There's also a library, and UV Paintball for one to enjoy. They also have day packages that you can opt-out for.
Distance from Bangalore: 13kms
VAMA Retreats, Nandi Hills
Located at 30 mins drive from Bengaluru Airport at the foothills of Nandi Hills, VAMA Retreats is a Family Resort amidst a 180 acres green campus with lakes, vineyards, trees, organic farms with a host of outdoor activities for all age groups, Live BBQ & Bonfire, sumptuous food & comfortable rooms. A pet-friendly resort with a dog pool and sprawling lawns where you can leave your pet unleashed running freely, take your pet for a morning trek or simply let them play in the lake.
Distance from Bangalore: 40kms
Since we know time is a luxury and that is why you are on this list succoring for quick getaways, here is a list on picnic spots around Bangalore. If you are on an even tighter vacay schedule, check out this list of picnic spots in Bangalore that let you unwind without having to lose precious time.
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