It’s great to travel on a budget but every now and then you should plan luxury holidays because everyone deserves a little pampering. In the Northeast, there are many wonderful resorts where you can live like a ‘king/queen’ if only for a couple of days. We put together a list of great resorts across the Northeast that you may find useful next time you are planning a getaway.
Umniuh Khwan, UCC Road, Ri Bhoi District, Meghalaya
This is a great choice if you are looking to unwind and relax for a few days. The view from the resort is simply breathtaking. You can take a walk around the estate, indulge in spa treatments, browse through ethnic items at the emporium, try Northeast delicacies at the on-site restaurant, and avail all the facilities at the Shillong Golf Course and more. They have both rooms and cottages, so you pick whichever option suits your needs and requirements the best.
Near Forest Range Office Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam
When you want to rough it out but still crave a bit of luxury, this is a great option for you to try. At first sight, it may look a bit on the rustic side but don’t be fooled, the resort provides all the amenities and services that will help you have a memorable and luxurious stay. There are three types of accommodation to choose from – Swiss Tent, Mud Hut and Safari Tent.
Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino
Lower Samdur Block, Ranipool, Gangtok
The reason why this hotel is extremely popular among travellers is because it houses India’s very first five star on-shore live gaming Casino – Casino Mahjong. If you need to pamper your sense, this is the best place to stay. And when you need to grab a bite, you can just head to the Orchid restaurant, Rumtek Lounge or Jungle Café. For a refreshing drink, you can try Tongba Bar or the Pool Bar. They have a variety of rooms, cottages and suites with different rates that you can choose from.
Bogorijuri, Kaziranga National Park, Assam
If you are thinking of planning a trip to Kaziranga National Park, this is a great place to stay. It’s not very expensive and yet it offers a variety of services and amenities that will surely help you have a memorable stay. Indulge in Assamese cuisine, go for the morning safari, sign up for a spa treatment, enjoy a dip in the pool, walk around the lovely garden, get a night-cap at the bar, there is so much to do and so little time. You can choose to book a thematic suite, supreme room, luxury room or deluxe room.