6 Luxury staycation spots in India

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    Derived from two words - stay and vacation, staycation has become quite popular among holidaymakers. You don’t have to leave your city or book your flight tickets. All you have to do is simply book your stay in a luxury hotel. No need to apply for leaves, a weekend stay is more than enough to rejuvenate your senses. You can treat yourself to opulence and indulge in the pampering amenities with your family or friends. Take a look at some of the best hotels to enjoy your staycation.

    1. Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai

    Four Seasons, rooftop bar, MumbaiImage courtesy: fourseasons.com

    Nestled in Worli, the Four Seasons Hotel offers contemporary rooms with breathtaking sea views. It houses approximately 202 spacious guest rooms and luxury suites, a fancy restaurant, swimming pool, spa and a gym. You’ll be amazed by its stylish décor, luxurious bathroom and rooftop bar. Catch a glimpse of Mumbai’s beautiful skyline while you unwind at the rooftop bar.

    2. Sheraton Grand Bund Garden Hotel, Pune

    Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden HotelImage courtesy: starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property

    Located in the cultural-cum-business hub of Pune, the Sheraton property is an ideal place to let your hair down and soak in the opulent ambience. It houses around 177 guest rooms and suites, well-equipped with modern amenities. From well-furnished deluxe rooms to royal club rooms to royal club suites, it will spoil you for choice. Stay fit on your staycation by visiting the squash court or pamper yourself at the spa.

    3. The Oberoi, Bengaluru

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    Situated in the centre of the city, this luxury hotel is popular for its private balconies and garden views. Choose from the wide range of spa treatments which include eastern, western and signature Oberoi treatments to relax your muscles. You can enjoy pool-side dining or raise a toast at the terrace of your presidential suite.

    4. Swissotel, Kolkata

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    Nestled in Rajarhat near the IT hub, the luxury property of Swissotel houses 147 elegant guest rooms, which includes 10 suites with open-air terraces. You can spend some quality time with your friends at the rooftop sky lounge whilst taking in the beautiful views of the sunset or shake a leg at its in-house nightclub.

    5. Taj Palace, Delhi

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    Spread over six acres of lush greenery, the Taj Palace is the perfect place for your staycation. The highlight of this property is the splendid décor which is inspired by the Mughal architecture. It houses 403 elegant suites and event halls adorned with intimate interiors. Unwind at the Jiva Spa or visit their private dining room and savour Indian, Vietnamese and Continental-European cuisines.

    6. The Leela Palace, Chennai

    The Leela suite, ChennaiImage courtesy: theleela.com

    Adorned with colonial-style exterior, this luxury hotel overlooks the beach. You can tantalise your palate with mouth-watering dim sum brunch at its Chinese restaurant. Other amenities include an exercise room, spa, an outdoor pool and patisserie. Go for the ocean- view suite, it’ll make your staycation - a memorable one.

    Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur