Eid weekend is right around the corner. So if you’re thinking of spending the long weekend away from the city, take your family to one of these homestays near Delhi, Mumbai, or Bangalore for some bonding time. By Anuja Dixit

From Delhi

Gone Fishing Cottages, Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh


Gone Fishing Cottages

Book a warm, cosy room, beautifully furnished for a typical Pahadi experience. The accommodation options at the Gone Fishing Cottages occupy a jaw-dropping vista and is very near the river. Just like the name suggests, a favourite thing for guests and locals to do here is go fishing.

Log Cabin at LVB, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand


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The log cabins here provide guests with a blissful experience of classic hospitality. The architecture, decor, cuisine, and service echo a time gone by. The kitchen brings dishes made of organic local produce, which you can enjoy while looking out to breathtaking views of the mountains.

From Mumbai

Firefly Airbnb Villa, Alibaug

Chuzai Living

Escape to the Firefly Airbnb Villa in Alibaug, which is just 108 kms from Mumbai. These beautifully crafted villas overlook the Revdanda River & Estuary, and has a pool-side kitchen to cook your own food and lush green gardens to enjoy it in.

Amanzi Resort, Pavana Dam



Overlooking the Pavana Dam, Amanzi Resort offers a range of activities to indulge in such as kayaking and paragliding. If you’re looking for a romantic weekend getaway, then Amanzi is the one for you.

From Bangalore

Gitanjali Homestay, Mysore


Gitanjali Homestay

A three-hour drive from Bangalore, Gitanjali Homestay is the premium homestay experience with well-furnished and spacious studio rooms and homely décor to make your stay a comfortable one.

Coffee Trails, Coorg

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Coffee Trails ensures a comforting vacation amidst the stunning landscapes and a pleasant climate. Every room comes with its own dressing and bathroom, and a private deck opening up to the view of the valley. Plus, if you’re an avid reader, there’s a reading room with a stocked library.