With several destinations ‘unlocking’ for travelers, a short break away from home now is more important than ever to break free from the shackles of home and breathe that fresh air. Self-drive holidays are perhaps the safest and most hygienic way to travel these days but several travel companies do offer transportation with adequate safety measures that you could go for.
Three of the current trending terms in travel are staycation (hotel stays only), drivecation (door-to-door pick up or self-drive), and workation (long stays especially for those working from home).
We have listed some of the best resorts and hotels for weekend getaways from Delhi, as well as three new travel experiences (See all resorts near Delhi). Embark on that long-needed escape for a change of perspective. Relax, rejuvenate, break free from the confines of your home for your dream vacation is calling.
Neemrana Fort Palace
Whatever your heart’s desire, when it comes to planning a holiday, Neemrana Fort Palace caters to almost every need of a discerning traveler.
Located just 100 KM away from Delhi and a recipient of several national and international awards, Neemrana Fort Palace is an ideal place to host conferences, weddings, birthdays, and other events.
Steeped in history, this 15th Century fort palace also offers India’s first 5 line zip tracks for adventure sports enthusiasts. Ensconced amidst the Aravalis hills, the hotel is also preferred for a quiet and relaxing weekend getaway far from the din of the bustling Delhi NCR.
Distance from Delhi: 2 h 41 min (128.6 km) via NH 48
Best for: Staycation, events, heritage, romantic
Mela Kothi – Chambal Safari Lodge
Nestled in 35 acres of reclaimed woodland, Mela Kothi – Chambal Safari Lodge is a family-run lodge. Just an hour drive from Taj Mahal and less than 300 KM drive from Delhi, Mela Kothi is an ideal location if you are looking for a weekend getaway near Delhi to experience nature and a little wildlife.
Besides an array of safaris; cultural excursions to nearby historical sites, village walks, and bicycle rides on offer make this resort one of the best places for offbeat experiences near Delhi.
ITC Grand Bharat, Gurgaon
With lockdown measures in place, ITC Grand Bharat in Gurgaon arguably offers the most affordable luxury staycation option near Delhi be it a weekend getaway or an extended holiday.
Located just 37 KM from Delhi, ITC Grand Bharat is India’s first all-suites property. It also boasts of a Jack Nicklaus designed 27 hole golf course, Kaya Kalp – an internationally acclaimed spa & wellness centre and a range of recreational services.
Hill Fort Kesoroli
Neemrana’s – Hill Fort – Kesroli is located in Alwar and it is a perfect weekend getaway from Delhi to enjoy your holiday. This elegant edifice is a 14th-century fort which is now restored and converted into a heritage hotel.
The charm of the hotel is enhanced by its luxurious magnificent rooms with antique decor and antique furnishing. A terrace pool with a sundeck overlooking the open crop field is one of the major highlights of the majestic fort.
Suro Tree House, Shoghi
Suro Tree House, Shoghi is one of the great places for staycations near Delhi. This beautiful retreat is tucked in Shoghi, commonly called as the temple town, as well owing to the presence of a number of ancient temples.
This amazing retreat is sneaked deep inside the woods and attracts nature lovers. Suro Treehouse Resort offers the magnificent fusion of leisure and nature, where the old Himachali pinewood houses harmonize with the 21st-century design and comfort.
Suro Treehouse Resort is located in Shimla which is surrounded by charming green valleys, snow-capped Himalayan mountain range, and picturesque hills.