In today’s fast-paced world, most of us are constantly under the pump and involved in a fierce race to stay competitive, and flare like a shooting star. But amid all the daily conundrum, we don’t realise the fact that we are losing the essence of life. The mundane routine is sure to take a toll on your mind and body. If you have already reached that threshold where you feel the need to take a break, it is high time that you take a short trip to relax and unwind. 

If you are looking for the best places that you can go to in India for a short break to chill and find that elusive peace, we have got you covered. We have put together a list of places that spell serenity and are a perfect place to unwind. 

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Alleppey, Kerala 


Replete with glistening rivers, lush greenery all around, calm and serene backwaters, and a picture-perfect landscape, Alleppey is synonymous with beauty and peace. You can take a short break to this stunning place in God’s Own Country and take a ride in the ‘Kettuvallam,’ a houseboat and enjoy the view of the palm-fringed shores while sipping on some fresh coconut water.  

You can make your short getaway to Alleppey even better by booking your stay at the Club Mahindra, one of the best resorts in Arookutty 

Puducherry, Tamil Nadu 

Seeped in rich history, this quaint little beach town in Tamil Nadu is known as the French Riviera of the East. A popular short weekend getaway destination for the people of Chennai and nearby cities, Puducherry, which was once a French colony has a unique vibe.  

From its beaches to spiritual centres and ashrams there are many places here for you to unwind. You can enjoy the best of everything that Puducherry has to offer by staying at the Puducherry resort hosted by Club Mahindra. Located close to the beach, the property is surrounded by lush gardens and scenic views. 

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Kalimpong, West Bengal 

When you think of a hill station in West Bengal, you may inevitably think of Darjeeling. And, rightfully so because it is a popular tourist place and attracts visitors all year around. However, when you are on a short trip in India to unwind and find inner peace, it is best to stay away from the crowd. And, one such place is Kalimpong, a lesser-popular place but equally stunning.  

This modest hill station is great to enjoy a short break, and relax amidst tea plantations and panoramic views of monasteries and churches. When you arrive in the city, you can check-in at Summit Barsana resort, a Club Mahindra affiliate resort in Kalimpong.

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Pushkar, Rajasthan 

Located about 15kms from Ajmer in Rajasthan, Pushkar is a small town that is a perfect choice for a short weekend trip from Jaipur and other nearby places to relax and unwind. The city is popular for being home to the only Brahma Temple in the world, and the biggest camel fair.  

You can spend a peaceful time here taking a stroll through the narrow alleys around the ghats while listening to chants coming from the temples in the vicinity and sipping on some delicious chai at the local stalls. The spiritual vibe here will surely fill your heart with unimaginable peace and calm.  

While you feel enchanted about the simplicity of the locals’ lifestyle, you can enjoy all the modern amenities and world-class hospitality by staying at the Clarks Safari Pushkar, a Club Mahindra affiliate resort in Pushkar. On days when you don’t want to venture out, you can just relax in your spacious room, hangout by the pool with your friends or pamper yourself with a relaxing spa treatment. 

With your Club Mahindra membership, you can make the most of your holiday at these places. Club Mahindra offers the best resorts, spacious rooms, and unique experiences that add to your holiday a magical experience.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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