Let's make your stay a little more joyful and fun with these homestays run by mother-children duos.
The bond between a mother and a child is one of the purest forms of love, and it becomes even more precious if it's a business run by them. Homestays are becoming an increasingly popular option for travelers seeking a more authentic and personalized experience during their trips. These unique family-run accommodations offer you a chance to experience local culture and hospitality while also providing an opportunity to support small businesses and empower women entrepreneurs. Check these homestays run by mother-children duos if you are planning your vacation any time soon.
1. SaffronStays Waters by Kosha Villas, Pawna
SaffronStays Waters by Kosha Villas is a set of 3 luxurious villas, Kaia Waters by Kosha Villas, Yahvi Waters by Kosha Villas, and Ahilya Waters by Kosha Villas overlooking Pawna Lake. Nestled amidst one of the serene locations in Maharashtra it was founded by a mother-son duo, Prapti, and Nirmit, and is run by Nirmit, Prapti, and her daughter-in-law Aneri Shah. All three properties have a private pool and various amenities.
Location: SaffronStays Kaia Waters By Kosha Villas, Gut 552/553, Village Tung, Jilla Maval, Tung, Lonavala, Maharashtra.
Features: Infinity Pool, AC in living room & Bedrooms, Ensuite Bathroom, Child-friendly, LGBTQ Friendly, Alcohol Allowed, and many more.
Price: Rs. 26,997/night for the Villa (max 9 guests). (Price may differ on weekends and holidays).
2. Vaksana Farms, Tamil Nadu
Vaksana Frams is a cute little farm stay that makes you feel at home. It is located in the Tindivanam Taluk of Tamil Nadu. This cozy farmhouse is run by two exemplary women, the mother-daughter duo of Smt. Lakshmi Ammal (90 years) and her daughter Smt. Kasthuri. This duo cooks home-like food and treat their guest with utmost love.
Location: Vaksana Farms, Guest House, One Mile Stop, Gingee Rettanai Road, Rettanai Village, Tindivanam Taluk, Tamil Nadu.
Features: Fully Air-conditioned, Pet-friendly, Swimming Pond, Outdoor Shower, Outdoor cooking, Fruits Harvest, Feeding Farm Animals, and many more.
Price: Rs. 9000/night for 8 guests. (Price may differ on weekends and holidays).
3. Atithi Parinay, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Ms. Vasudha and Medha Sahasrabudhe, a mother-daughter team, founded Atithi Parinay Homestay, which offers a perfect combination of a rural lifestyle and a serene escape, evoking a sense of nostalgia and memories of your childhood days in your hometown. The homestay is conveniently located near various places of interest, including beaches, forts, temples, and a monument commemorating the birthplace of freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
Location: Aare-ware Beach Road, Kolagewadi, At Post Kotawade, Maharashtra.
Features: Pets allowed, Board Games, Library, Unlimited Thali System, and many more.
Price: Non-AC Cottage starting at Rs. 5100/night for 2 adult guests & AC Room / AC cottage
starting at Rs. 5800/night for 2 adults. (Price may differ on weekends and holidays).
4. Hill Dew Homestay, Uttarakhand
Nestled in the tranquil surroundings of Gangori, near the Himalayan foothills of Uttarkashi, lies Hill Dew Homestay, managed by a mother-son duo, Akhil and Meena Pant. This homestay is a peaceful retreat, offering a respite from the chaotic city life. The stunning backdrop of the Himalayan mountains and the bond between a mother and son make this option even more appealing.
Location: Gangori Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand.
Features: Mountain View, Garden, Pet friendly, BBQ facilities, Free WiFi, Terrace, Balcony, and many more.
Price: Rs.1500/night for 2 adult guests (exclusive of GST). (Price may differ on weekends and holidays).
5. The Lilac Farms, Bangalore
The Lilac Farm, an organic farm stay situated an hour away from Bangalore, offers a pretty retreat to unwind in the midst of nature. The farm is managed by a mother-daughter duo, Christina and Anitha Ajith, who are proponents of sustainable living. Their values are reflected in their business practices, as they employ solar energy throughout the property and serve only cruelty-free, organic food.
Location: The Lilac Farm, Someshettihalli, Bangalore, rural Karnataka.
Features: Team Outing, School tour, Animal Viewing, and many more activities.
Price: Rs. 4500 for Family Room for 3 guests, Rs. 2800 for Double Room with a Garden view for 2 guests, Rs. 2500 for Double Room for 2 guests, Rs. 1800 for a Double room (non-attach) for 2 guests (Price may differ on weekends and holidays).