Mother's Day Escapes: From Luxurious Staycation Spots To Weekend Getaways

Gifts, flowers, chocolates and all; all of it can become a tad repetitive when it comes to celebrating Mother’s Day. So why fill up your and your mom’s life with memories and adventure? Here are some staycation and getaway options from around the country.

Srushti Pathak
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Mother’s Day is here and we are all busy making it special for Maa. For gifting options, we have got you covered with our amazing list of suggestions. But if you want to make it a remarkable one, it’s time to take your mom for a quick vacation.

Whether you are living in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore or anywhere else in India, there are a few recommendations for you. So pack your bags, grab your mom and head to these spots for an unforgettable Mother’s Day.

1. Mayfair Spring Valley Resort, Guwahati

Mayfair Spring Valley Resort, Guwahati
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Surprise your mom with a tranquil retreat in the lap of nature at Mayfair Spring Valley Resort in Guwahati. Nestled in a picturesque valley surrounded by verdant hills, this 5-star resort offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Treat your mom to a luxurious stay in one of their lavish rooms, suites, or cottages, and bond over scenic nature walks together. 

Their in-house luxury spa has a steam room as well, making it a great gift that’ll relax her. Enjoy a fine dining experience at their Bay Leaf Restaurant, while soaking in breathtaking views of the hills. It's a great opportunity to show your mom how much you appreciate her with a relaxed staycation in Guwahati.

Where: Tapesia Garden Road, Sonapur, Guwahati, Assam

2. Brij Bageecha, Jaipur

Brij Bageecha, Jaipur
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Nestled amidst 11 acres of lush greenery and built around a central lake, Brij Bageecha offers private sit-in pools, lake views, and organic vegetable farms. The property provides a deep getaway while being conveniently close to Delhi and Jaipur, with a focus on harmoniously fusing nature, wellness, and leisure.

If your mom likes a dash of adventure like staying rooted in culture, then this place will fascinate her. The property provides guests with a variety of experiences, such as canoeing on the property’s private lake, farm-to-table dining, Rajasthani folk musical evenings, village dining experiences, and much more. You can also request in advance if you want to get involved in pottery-making and block-printing activities, held in-house to personalise the experience. Talk about a true mother-child bonding experience!

Where: Bhanpur-Saiwar Road, Bhanpur Kalan, Kukas, Jaipur

3. The Golden Tusk, Uttarakhand

The Golden Tusk, Uttarakhand
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Located beside the Reserve Forest, nestled snugly amidst 10 acres of greenery and tranquillity and on the banks of the serene, soothing monsoon river Dhela, The Golden Tusk Resort in Jim Corbett is a remarkable refuge for nature lovers. Situated in the peaceful countryside and just a 5-minute drive away from the Jhirna and Dhela Safari zones. The resort is also well connected to some of the great tourist attractions such as Garjiya Devi temple and Jim Corbett Museum and nearby Hill Stations.

If jungles, animal safaris and nature make your mom happy, then this is the place to take her for Mother’s Day. Guests can indulge in a gastronomic adventure with unique dining experiences such as water dining and live Kumaoni cookout, promising a memorable culinary journey amidst the enchanting forest backdrop. How quaint!

Where: Village Dhela, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

4. Taj Guras Kutir Resort & Spa, Gangtok

Taj Guras Kutir Resort & Spa, Gangtok
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Nestled amidst the canopied forests of Pangthang, this exquisite mountain resort offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. You can enjoy a luxurious stay in one of their beautifully crafted rooms or suites, and indulge in breathtaking views of the Kangchenjunga Range. Rejuvenate with spa treatments with your mom. 

This resort offers interpretive treks, gurgling streams and quiet, leafy pathways. You can experience unique gastronomy at dining venues Machan, Soi & Sake and the Guras Bar & Lounge. It's a great place to make memories that last a lifetime.

Where: Pangthang Forest Block, Gangtok, Sikkim

5. The Machan Resort, Atvan, Lonavala

The Machan Resort, Atvan, Lonavala
Image Courtesy: The Machan Resort, Atvan, Lonavala

The Machan is an eco-luxury resort situated in Jambulne in Maharashtra. It offers unique tree houses that rise 35 to 40 feet above the ground and provide a spectacular view of the beautiful surroundings making it a perfect romantic getaway for couples. Each machan at this place has been carefully designed to create a minimum impact on its surrounding environment. The stay is completely off the grid and runs only on sustainable resources. The resort is one of the 25 biological hotspots of the world and can be reached through a 2.5-hour drive from Mumbai.

If your mom is a nature-lover who likes seeking new adventures, then this Lonavala place is the one to go to. There’s a spa for those who want to get revitalised. Even for those who enjoy walks, you can trek along 4 kms of marked trails.

Where: Lonavala Road, Atvan, Lonavala, Maharashtra

6. The Serai, Chikmagalur

The Serai, Chikmagalur
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Ooty, Mysore and Coorg are pretty well-known places in Karnataka. But if you want to visit someplace that’s nestled in nature and offers coffee plantation tours, then visit to Chikmagalur. It’s a 4-hour drive from Bangalore along scenic roads. The Serai Resort, surrounded by the Western Ghats, is a perfect example of luxury amidst nature.

Unwind at the in-house spa and splash around in the infinity pool. Hike up the highest peak on the Western Ghats, Mullyanagiri and dine under an age-old banyan tree while star-gazing. The resort also offers activities like trekking, cycling, and birdwatching.

Where: Mugthihalli Post, KM Road, Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka

7. The Bangala, Karaikudi

The Bangala, Karaikudi
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Karaikudi and surrounding areas are very popular for their unique palaces, Chettinad Architecture based buildings and palatial mansions. This is the first heritage hotel in Karaikudi, a 100-year-old, regal Chettinad home. Even with all the modern amenities, it still retains its old-world charm. Plus, its family kitchen is one of India’s most renowned restaurants, serving authentic Chettinad food. The property also features a gym, a library, a pool, and guides that can show you the surrounding architectural wonders.

So, if Indian heritage architecture and Chettinad cuisine are something you and your mom love, then this place beckons you. The recipes have been handed down from generation to generation, creating a dining experience that cannot be missed. The Bangala has local guides who can give you an insider’s view of the area and its unparalleled architectural legacy.

Where: Devakottai Road, Senjai, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu

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