In your forties, you have been able to save good money for that impromptu luxury getaway you spent your thirties wishing for. Here are seven getaways that only a 40-something couple would understand. By Aishwarya Menon


Going Back to the Classics

By the time you’re in your 40s, you’ve travelled far and wide in the country. Now it’s time to go back to the classics. Immerse yourself in the heavenly landscape of Gulmarg and spend a romantic evening with your partner on a houseboat with Kashmiri cuisine.

A Weekend Couples’ Spa

Spend your savings. Enjoy a relaxing spa treatment and admire the glorious views afforded by Udaipur’s shimmering Lake Pichola. Jiva Spa at the Taj Lake Palace offers indulgent couple’s spa treatments.

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Scaling Up the Romance

Spend two nights at the super indulgent boutique villa, Primrose in Chikmagalur. The stunning mountain views from the glass cottages make the stay here extraordinary.


Private Island Not Too Far

Experience the backwaters of Kerala on Coconut Island at Kerala Island Resort your very own private island in India. Let this be your secret holiday spot—with fishing, cruising, drinking toddy, and watching the sunset.

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An Ayurvedic Detox

The world’s first Ayurveda resort, Somatheeram Ayurvedic Resort, is nestled in Kovalam, Kerala, and offers blissful treatments. This may be the time you take a break from work and get your glow back before the wedding.


Staying in a Stone Cottage

With snow-clad mountains, virgin forests, numerous temple trails, customised treks, local cuisine, there is a lot to explore in Uttarakhand. Stay in a stone cottage by the cliff near Rishikesh with Myoki for a fairy-tale experience.

Kabini. A word that conjures up a vivid image of something powerful and strong that harbours a gentle soul within . The wilderness of Kabini is just that with its elusive wild cats, gigantic tuskers, migratory birds 🦅 that pose away on protruding river branches, blue skies with cotton ball clouds and a gentle river with no drama . Wildlife teems here – as much within the forested areas on land, as that on the placid waters. Just as you’re looking out for the shy cats lazing high up on the branches, a herd of cute eles 🐘 could pass you by. While on the boat safari, the sightings of colourful winged creatures, could end up becoming a highlight . A few days in this oasis of tranquility could change your definition of a real holiday. Follow on to see the wonders we uncovered while here . Just under 5 hours drive from Bangalore, Kabini makes for an excellent weekend holiday! Reach out to experience the best Kabini has to offer or explore more on . . #myoki #myokivillas #kabini #karnataka #nature #naturephoto #naturephotography #naturelovers #blueskies #skyporn #whiteclouds #beautifuldestinations #luxurytravel #bangalore #luxurylifestyle #luxurylife #kabiniriver #wildlife #wilderness #ruralindia #incredibleindia #india_ig #india_gram #india_clicks #india_everyday #travel #traveling #travelgram #wanderlust #passionpassport

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Just a Staycation

Whisk your partner off for a weekend staycation at Sheraton Grand Bangalore and have a moon-lit dinner on the Persian terrace restaurant.