Surprise Bae With A Romantic Weekend Getaway At These Resorts Near Delhi

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    A romantic getaway with your significant other is always a wonderful idea and the Covid situation has only made us realise how much we want it. If you want to surprise bae with a getaway which is all about love in caps, we have you covered. Luckily, Delhi offers plenty of quick escapes less than or about 6 hours away that'll make you and bae fall in love all over again.

    Disclaimer: All the resorts in this list are following WHO's safety guidelines, however, going out to communal spaces can still put you at some risk. We recommend you undertake all safety precautions in terms of facial masks and ample social distancing.

    The Hill Fort, Kesroli

    The lesser-known cousin of the flagship Neemrana property, this 14th-century fort is not as grand in size, but packs in plenty of charm. You can take a bottle of wine up to one of the many terraces of the fort walls, or even dine at the dining room, where we can only hope for your sake that they will be serving Laal Maas. The rooms are cosy and tasteful. Plus, we even had a Rajasthani performance troupe drop in the evening we stayed.

    Distance: Delhi to Alwar is a distance of around 167 km, which can be covered in approximately 4 hours.

    Price: Starting at INR 5,600

    Laxmi Vilas Palace, Bharatpur

    If nothing else, a few years of living in the nation’s capital (or capital region) will definitely turn you into a forts-and-palaces snob. This one, we’re happy to report, does not disappoint. The high ceilings, checkered floors, chandeliers, and marble inlaid walls will make you & your SO feel like royalty.

    The most popular tourist attraction, only minutes away, is the Keoladeo National Park, which attracts over 350 species of native and migratory birds. And you can also check out Lohagarh Fort and a few temples around.

    Distance: Delhi to Bharatpur will take you around 4 hours and 20 minutes, as it's around 220 km away.

    Price: Starting at around INR 6,625.

    Tarudhan Valley, Manesar

    Tarudhan Valley is a gated golf community with villas that work as holiday homes for Delhi & Gurgaon families (and their lucky relatives!). There are a number of resorts around and if you're into golf, you must check out Classic Golf & Country Club. Not too far away, there's also a strawberry farm (if that's your jam)!

    The Lemon Tree Hotel in Tarudhan Valley is a popular property. Known for its lush green golf course, swimming pools and calming view, this hotel is highly rated. You can also check out the Surjivan Resort.

    Distance: Since Manesar is close-by, it shouldn't take you more than 2 hours. It's around 55 km away from Delhi.

    Price: Starting at INR 8,000 (approximately).

    The Westin Sohna Resort & Spa

    If you told us that the busy corporate mill of Gurgaon’s Cyber City was less than an hour away from Westin, we’d have a hard time believing it. We loved the single villa rooms, with beds perfectly suited for sinking right into.

    There isn’t much to do outside the immediate area of the property, but with sprawling lawns and some good dining options, you have the perfect excuse to trade sightseeing for a poolside Pina Colada.

    Distance: The Westin Sohna is around 70 km from Delhi, you can reach here in under 3 hours (depending on the traffic).

    Price: Starting at INR 13,000 (approximately).

    Tikli Bottom

    Just six kilometres away from the main Sohna Road lies a quaint haveli turned guesthouse, run by Annie and Martin. The Lutyens-style building has four comfortable rooms where you can stay for a couple of nights and wine and dine on the lawns. With farm animals galore, you could end up playing with the odd chicken or piglet too.

    Distance: It shouldn't take you more than 2 hours to reach Tikli, as it's only 56 km away from Delhi.

    Price: Starting at INR 14,000 (approximately).

    Samode Palace, Jaipur

    The breathtaking architecture and serene location (tucked away under the shadow of lows hills) make Jaipur’s Samode Palace a must-visit. The exclusivity and peacefulness will make you feel like royals and the palace offers a full health and spa set-up as well as a lovely Mughal garden to explore.

    You can enjoy horse and camel safaris and they also offer romantic and special honeymoon packages that'll make your trip much more special.

    Distance: Delhi to Jaipur is usually a journey of around 5 hours.

    Price: Starting at INR 20,000 (approximately). Check with them when you plan to book as the prices keep varying.

    The Sariska Palace, Sariska

    Planning an offbeat weekend getaway? Look no further than Sariska Tiger Reserve. Stretched across an area of 866 km, this national park gives you an astounding glimpse of the forest life. Dive into the wild with wildlife species like the Nilgai, Sambhar, Leopards, wild boards and Langurs. You can reach Sariska rather easily; just plan a road trip. Make sure to book The Sariska Palace that will give you an experience that you won't forget.

    Distance: It'll take you around 5 hours to reach Sariska from Delhi, as it's around 200 km away.

    Price: Starting at INR 7,000.

    Alwarbagh, Sariska

    This heritage resort by Aamod, made it to the list, yes! Equidistant from Sariska Tiger Reserve and Alwar, the place has a crazy tale to tell. Enjoy the luxurious treatment at this resort and take a break at the vast coverage of the resort (its spread across 7 acres of land, so yes). Accommodation is on the higher side, but it sure is worth the experience.

    Distance: It's also just about a 4 hours road trip to Alwar from Delhi (it's 179 km away).

    Price: Starting at INR 4,500 per night. 

    Gaj Retreat, Punjab

    If you're looking for a luxurious time with your significant other, stop looking. Gaj is the place to be. Their exotic experience is one of a kind. They offer mouth-watering food, crazy soft mattresses, and a huge pool!

    Distance: Gaj Retreat might take you a tad bit more than 6 hours, as it's 344 km away from Delhi. But if you leave early and plan right, you'll be there under 6 hours.

    Price: Starting at INR 12,000. Contact them for rates and availability. 

    The Coral Court Homestay, Agra

    For the sake of reviving our childhood memories, let's head to Agra! The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daula and the Akbar tomb have a lot of interesting facts and history attached to it. It's easy to reach via car (road trip! and once you're there, don't forget to dig into their delicious and iconic Pedas (take some back with you, too!). While there are a lot of economical stay options available in and around Agra, we recommend shacking up at The Coral Court Homestay for a beautiful time. Best part? It's damn affordable.

    Distance: Delhi to Agra takes less than 4 hours, so go get down on the road.

    Price: Starting at INR 2,300. 

    Jim's Jungle Retreat, Uttarakhand

    If both of you love the wild and lush green forests, you must definitely consider visiting Uttrakhand. Popularly known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites, many spend days and weeks at Rishikesh to experience the best of Yoga and attend the Ganga Arti at Haridwar. There are beautiful trekking trails in regions around Garhwal, where you will also find delicious pahadi food. We would recommend that you experience the adventures of forest reserves and sanctuaries. Maybe go out for safaris and watch animals and birds in their natural habitat. You can check out Jim's Jungle Retreat which is right at the periphery of the Corbett Tiger Reserve.

    Distance: The distance from Delhi to Uttrakhand is a little over 5 hours. 

    Price: Starting at INR 11,000 (approximately).

    Villa Mountain Crest, Kasauli

    While July, August, and September are the best months to visit Himachal, Kasauli remains one of our fav childhood getaway destinations even during the remaining months. You can enjoy delicious food, check out temples, churches and so much more. We recommend you check out the Villa Mountain homestay (which is near Kasauli) if you like the sound of delicious food and super warm service.

    Distance: Delhi to Kasauli takes somewhere around 5 hours 30 minutes to reach.

    Price: Starting at INR 6,000.

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    28 Kothi, Jaipur

    Giving you a complete taste of Rajasthan's culture, architecture, art and more is this stunning boutique guest house is 28 Kothi. The space is absolutely gorgeous with luxe rooms and splendid decor. They have a well-stocked library, green outdoor space and out-worldly food.

    Distance: Jaipur takes about 5 hours 30 minutes from Delhi. 

    Prices: Starting at INR 7,000 (approximately).

    Pro-Tip

    If you wish to amp up on the royalty stay a bit more then head over to these heritage hotels that are less than 10 hours away from Delhi. Love road tripping with your special someone? These are some of the best road-trips you can take from Delhi.