The real essence of a vacation is quality time spent with friends and family, and if you're looking for a venue where your pet may accompany you too, then this list has you covered from simple homestay to luxurious properties in the hills and greens and even prime locations across the country.
The Postcard Hideaway, Netravali, Goa
The Postcard Netravali is the finest option if you're looking for a serene escape in Goa amidst greenery and away from rambunctious parties. Twenty luxurious rooms with patios, encircled by the Western Ghats and abundant flora, home to giant squirrels, hornbills, and even black panthers. Recline in an outdoor jacuzzi, practise yoga, and enjoy a traditional Goan meal as your pet rolls over the lush greens.
Address: H.No. 373, Jaquem, Netravali Sanguem, Goa
Savoy, Ooty IHCL - SeleQtions
This heritage property features colonial architecture with sprawling lawns for the rabbits, Savoy ducks, and your pooch to play. Wake up to the scent of eucalyptus from the pine and eucalyptus trees surrounding the cottages. Additionally, these cottages also have a fireplace and a private sit-out area to soak in the scenic view. Savour the Anglo-Indian dishes and feast on Baduga cuisine, the food of the Nilgiris, while here.
Address: 77, Sylks Rd, Monterosa Colony, Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Della Adventure Resorts, Lonavala
Della Adventures is the place to be if you’re looking for an adventure holiday with your dog in hand. The luxury tents with a jacuzzi and private patio overlooking the hills are the best option for lodging there. You could unwind at the sports bar with a game of snooker and some quick bites to eat if you're in the mood for something light or try the flying fox, zorbing, or swoop swing for that adrenaline rush.
Address: Plot No. 130-1, Lonavala, Kunegaon, Maharashtra
The Westin Pune, Koregaon Park
The posh neighbourhood in Pune is home to The Westin Pune, which offers lodging options that range from a standard room to a presidential suite with city views and a spacious balcony. As for your pooch, you’re allowed to accommodate two pets per room for an additional charge. The luxury property also features upscale dining options which include a lounge bar, coffee house, and wellness fare.
Address: 36/3-B, Mundhwa Rd, Koregaon Park Annexe, Ghorpadi, Pune, Maharashtra
President, Mumbai - IHCL SeleQtions
President hotel is strategically located in South Bombay, a centre for all things artistic, and close to many tourist sites. The SeleQtions Suite and the President Suite are the finest accommodations they have to offer, both of which afford a view of the mighty Arabian Sea and are furnished with modern amenities. Enjoy a hi-tea with your pet at Herb House, their pet-friendly bistro dotted with greenery, a pool view, and a book reading corner.
Address: President Mumbai - IHCL SeleQtions, 90, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Andaz Delhi, A Concept by Hilton
Andaz located in Aerocity has sophisticated rooms with wooden flooring and unique artwork inspired by the city on the walls. To the delight of aviation enthusiasts, the room's windows provide a clear view of the runway at Indira Gandhi International Airport. In addition, the hotel features a variety of dining options, from regional to contemporary, with an emphasis on sustainability and conscious eating, as well as an elegant Juniper Bar that serves fine gin. The pet-friendly hotel welcomes both cats and dogs, at a per-stay cost of INR 2500. A bed, food bowl, and food are included.
Address: Gate No. 1, Asset No.1, Hospitality District Delhi, Aerocity, New Delhi
The Den Corbett Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand
The Den Corbett is encircled by mountains and a beautiful jungle nestled in Jim Corbett National Park. The treehouse machan 56 feet above ground level decked out with modern amenities is the highlight of the stay here. While you sample a Kumaoni meal and tap to Pahadi music, you could order something for your pet from the pet-friendly menu and let them socialise in the pet play area.
Address: Reserve Forest, Ranikhet Rd, Kumeriya, Chilkiya Range, Uttarakhand
Mugilu, Sakleshpur, Karnataka
Away from the bustle of city life, Mugilu is a simple homestay that is a bird watcher's paradise with over 130 distinct bird species to keep you company. They have colour-themed independent cottages overlooking the thick green forest and let you bring your pet at no additional fee. While your pet socialises with the property dogs, take a stroll through the greenery, and stop by their wonderful store to pick up some honey, homemade wine, spices, or coffee from the estate to take with you.
Address: Bugadahalli Village, Kyanahalli Post, Sakleshpura, Karnataka
Meena Bagh Ratnari, Himachal Pradesh
A farm stay away from the bustling crowds of the touristy hills, Meena Bagh Ratnari is suited for a tranquil escape with a group of friends or family. It is tucked away in the heart of an apple orchard and comprises four spacious rooms, a sunroom, an attic, and lots of space for your pet to play around. This green hotel cultivates its own organic fruits and vegetables, is dedicated to green travel, and reportedly offers significant discounts to authors, journalists, and people involved in conservation activities.
Address: 6GHQ+V7V, Ratnari, Himachal Pradesh
RAAS Devigarh, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Located on the Aravali hills, this heritage property offers opulent accommodations, including the palace suite with marble decor and contemporary artwork. The garden suite, though modest with minimalist interiors, comes with a lovely patio, making it the perfect place for your pet to hang out with you. Choose from a variety of dining venues, including the lavish Sheesh Mahal, a breezy garden dining area or romantic terrace dining.
Address: NH8, Near Eklingji Temple, Delwara, Udaipur, Rajasthan
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