We’ve added a fresh batch of delightful Homestays to the Mahindra Homestays site, with full details and a handful of photos of each one. Here’s a brief overview of them all. Click the individual links to find out more about the ones that interest you most.
New Connoor Homestays
Antique lovers Jose and Sindhuso named their property ‘Eden Garden’ because they felt it is nothing short of paradise on earth. A short drive from Coonoor, the beautiful hill station in Tamil Nadu. You are surrounded by lush foliage and your neighbours include bison, boars, monkeys and several exotic species of birds. Three double bedrooms.
True to its name, ‘Bougainvillaea’ is surrounded by a riot of colour, sparking and strewn on carpets of emerald green around the house. Majestic views of the Western Ghats. Bonfire night and dinner on the lawns. Holistic spa close by.
Heritage bungalow, surrounded by two acres of lush foliage, flowering plants, and a variety of trees, birds and butterflies. Laze on the open air balcony and watch the remarkable sunsets. Learn new recipes and cooking techniques with Gajender and his charming wife, Vimla.
New Ooty Homestays
Hosts Ravi and Bobby hail from the ancient and proud Badaga race have a fascinating knowledge of the Badaga culture, cuisine and traditions. The Homestay’s accommodation has a separate entrance and occupies the first floor of Aarani. Five minutes from the main Ooty town. Own lounge, dining area and kitchen, plus verandah.
New Delhi Homestays
A peaceful haven from the hustle and bustle. Impeccably maintained home, with four luxurious guest bedrooms. Hosts Mr & Mrs Singh go out of their way to organise meditation, yoga, cooking and pickle-making sessions, as well as Kerala massages, astrological readings and tarot sessions.
A welcoming two-storey home in the heart of South Delhi, the dynamic and affluent area of the capital. Minutes away from famous tourist attractions like Qutab Minar, Ahmisa Sthal and Lodhi Gardens. Three guest bedrooms, with housekeeping services, and every morning freshly prepared vegetarian delicacies are served on the spacious terrace.
A sun-lit home full of period furniture, some of which used to be owned by Majors of the East India Company. Has a garden and a well-stocked library. Air conditioned rooms. Sumptuous cooking. Pick up and drop from airport and train station available.
New Jaipur Homestays
One of the few homestays in Jaipur that provides apartments. The two apartments are identical in architecture and ideal for small families as well as couples travelling together. Terrace and garden for common use. Away from hectic main city.
Central location close to Jaipur’s tourist spots and also pubs, discos and malls. Five guest rooms spread over two floors, a large terrace which offers a 360 degree view of the city and three spacious common rooms. Immaculately managed Homestay.
New Udaipur Homestays
Narendra Singh and his wife Pavnesh manage Balunda House, where a modern lifestyle comes together with a spirit of warm hospitality. Mr. Singh is a virtual encyclopaedia on Udaipur. Beauticians and henna artists can be called to the home. Four spacious suites, a lush lawn and two common areas.
New Coorg Homestays
Modern facilities and comfort in the middle of a coffee plantation. There are three cottages for the guests, each with a small balcony attached. Every cottage has a spacious bedroom on ground floor with an attached bathroom.
B B Estate
Found 6 kms away from the beautiful town of Madikeri, B B Estate offers scenic view of misty clouds spread over the plantations. Two suites with attached bathrooms and a dining area for the guests. For big group visitors who enjoy privacy there is also an option of staying in a nearby ancestral 3 bedroom house.
Set amidst beautiful coffee, pepper and orange plantations, this secluded independent Homestay has views of a small pond and scenic greenery. Two bedrooms with attached bathrooms. Satellite television. Cuisine offered includes local, European, North and South Indian.
Ever heard of a house even elephants like visiting? You might just see one drinking water from the garden pool of the house as you laze on the hammock next to your room. Three spacious rooms. Treks the hills, walk the estate and enjoy an evening bonfire after a delicious dinner.
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