Believe it or not, India can be a beautiful romantic getaway for adventurous couples looking to combine a bit of cultural experience with breathtaking landscapes and some of the greatest hotels and resorts in the world. Here are a few tips for booking a romantic trip to India.
1) An all-inclusive resort – If you like getting pampered, Indian resorts are top notch. Many hotel rooms come with complete butler service, great food and everything from breathtaking beaches, to private pools and exclusive restaurants. You can book a room at a resort in the middle of a large city, or escape to the coast. There are even some resorts located in national parks where you can enjoy nature while being pampered. You can book excursions if you want to get a taste of everything India has to offer. Check out: Bangaram Island Beach Resort or The Wild Orchid.
2) The Taj Mahal – The Taj is a true monument of love, built as a shrine to Shah Jahan’s dead wife, it is a tribute to symmetry and love. There are several 5 star hotels that offer breathtaking views of the Taj Mahal and you may be able to find a bargain even here. You can combine your trip to the Taj Mahal with a romantic excursion into Ranthambore National Park where you can view tigers and sloths in their natural habitat.
3) Yoga retreat – What better way to relax than on a yoga retreat with your loved one. Many yoga retreats these days cater to a western audience offering a comfortable and relaxing place to stay. You can then participate in a wide variety of yoga classes, often relax a bit by the pool, and focus on meditation and relaxation. There is nothing more romantic than a relaxed and happy partner. A few days at a yoga retreat could be a great jumpstart to a romantic getaway. Check Out: Yogamagic Eco Retreat.
4) Spa getaway – India offers beautiful spas with incredible beaches and all of the services you might expect at a top rated spa. You can find some real bargains but also some real gems. Sign up for a weekend or a week and get the most of your stay. Escape to the mountains or relax on the coast. You can find everything from traditional massages to scrubs and reflexology. Check out: Taj Lake Palace or Kaya Kalp, The Royal Spa.