One of the world’s largest populations, yoga central, and natural wonders and adventures all around. This is India, and it’s calling your name. This South Asian country is full of unique sites and cities, as well as rural retreats and sleepy beach towns lining the coasts. And, India is home to amazing Airbnb homes fit for those seeking the highest level of relaxation. So what are you waiting for? Plan your trip now, and stay in one of India’s 6 best villas.
1. Luxury Holiday Farmhouse, Alibaug
This five-bedroom, four-bathroom home is the pure definition of luxury. The villa actually consists of three separate structures on the same plot of land. It’s located in Alibag, India, in the Maharashtra state, just south of Mumbai. With four acres of land, the luxury farmhouse has plenty of space for you and your friends to enjoy. Share the space with up to nine other guests and relax in the infinity pool or chill out in the common areas with a full entertainment system, satellite TV, and PlayStation 3. Or you can cook up a storm in the modern kitchen with state of the art appliances. Or, you and use the barbecue pit on the terrace, and enjoy the views of the sea.
2. Life is Beautiful, Nainital
Have you ever wondered what the cross between luxury villa and treehouse would look like? Probably something like this home, nestled into the “Lake District” of Uttarakhand. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom home is made of wood, with large beans that support the walls and ceilings. The villa is close to many of the state’s best adventures, including, boating, paragliding, or hiking. Relax in the home’s spacious, well-lit common areas and take in the views. The home has a full kitchen, porch, and garden for you to enjoy.
3. Gorgeous Country Villa, in North Goa, Siolim
Seeing blue? This bright blue country home in the village of Siolim has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, fitting up to six guests. The villa faces the pool, available for you to relax and swim, and is equipped with central air conditioning, indoor and outdoor common space, and a full kitchen. The villa is just a short walk away from a grocery store and liquor store. The home is close to some of North Goa’s best sites and adventures, giving you plenty to do during the day.
4. Marigold Villa Homestay, Kochi
This elegant two-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Kochi can fit up to four guests for a trip full of rest and relaxation. Relax in the pool or take advantage of the yoga classes on the villa’s grounds. The home has wifi and an in-home library, a full kitchen with modern appliances, and plenty of patio space to take in the sun and the views. Plus, the beach is just a stone’s throw away. The home was designed in a traditional style, giving it a cozy feel.
5. Ivy House Pune, Pune
A country house for all seasons. This two-bedroom, four-bathroom villa is cozy yet charming, and despite having only two bedrooms, can fit up to 10 guests. Ivy House features on-site staff to help with anything you need, as well as a full kitchen, plenty of cozy common spaces, and a large patio perfectly fit for you and your friends to relax or enjoy a meal. The home is an hour outside the city of Pune, the cultural capital of Maharashtra.
6. Charming Cottage in Landour, Mussoorie
Stay in a home that brings you right into your own secret garden. This villa in Mussoorie has three bedrooms and three bathrooms and is nestled deep in the woods, giving you some privacy during your stay. The charming cottage can easily fit up to six guests. The sun shines through the trees and into the large windows, making the home well-lit during the day. Enjoy the views and private trails winding through the tree-filled property, while inside you can enjoy the cozy common areas and modern kitchen. The home is full of outdoor seating so you can enjoy a relaxing dinner outside.