Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. For those of you wanting to celebrate it differently, a trip with friends is just what the doctor ordered.

While the day is mainly celebrated by lovers, it is the celebration of love. Hence, park your celebration of Valentine's Day for friends. 

There are several places to visit in India for an exciting holiday to celebrate Valentine's Day with friends. 

Your Club Mahindra membership gives you access to the best hospitality while you travel with friends. With over 100 options to choose from, allow us to make the choices easier for you. 

Here’s our list of 14 best places to visit in India for a Valentine's Day celebration with friends.

  1. Ooty
  2. Nainital
  3. Manali
  4. Shimla
  5. Alleppey
  6. Munnar
  7. Goa
  8. Mussoorie
  9. Coorg
  10. Jaisalmer
  11. Puducherry
  12. Gangtok
  13. Udaipur
  14. Leh-Ladakh


  • Ooty

While Ooty on Valentine’s Day may sound clichéd, it is one of the coolest places to go with friends in India. It is an amazing place to hang out. Visit Ooty’s famous landmarks such as the Botanical Gardens, Dolphin’s Nose, and Pykara Lake. Visit the iconic Tea Museum and gorge on homemade chocolates in the Main Bazaar. There are many activities to do with friends on Valentine's Day in Ooty. Make the most of this trip with friends!

Where to Stay in Ooty – Club Mahindra Derby Green and Club Mahindra Danish Villa 

  • Nainital

Nainital is the place you travel with friends for an adventurous getaway. It has awesome trekking trails and great boating on Lake Naini. Viewing points like Tiffin Top offer beautiful views of the Himalayas. You can even experience the thrill of horse riding at Bara Patthar, adding an extra layer of excitement. How about camping by the lakeside, sharing stories and creating lasting memories? Don't forget to visit Sattal.

As mentioned, there are many ways to spend Valentine's Day with friends in Nainital. It is among the best places to visit in India with friends for the variety of experiences it offers.

Where to Stay in Nainital – Club Mahindra Naukuchiatal 

  • Manali

One of the best places to visit in India for a holiday, Manali has an adventurous streak that will excite the thrill-seeker in you. It is one of the most thrilling places to celebrate Valentine's Day with friends in India. It serves up a feast of fast-paced adventure that includes river rafting, mountain biking, paragliding, camping, zorbing, and hiking. These experiences are best enjoyed with friends.

Where to Stay in Manali – Club Mahindra Snow Peaks and Club Mahindra White Meadows

  • Shimla

Shimla is one more hill station that’s among the best places to visit in India for Valentine's Day celebration with friends. Ride the toy train for unadulterated enjoyment and catch delightful views from Summer Hill. You must try ice-skating at Asia’s only open-air rink. Ride the river at Tattapani or take to the skies with paragliding. Reserve evenings for leisurely strolls and endless hot cuppas at Café Shimla Times.

Where to Stay in Shimla – Club Mahindra Mashobra and Club Mahindra Naldehra 

  • Alleppey

Alleppey’s name conjures up images of serene backwaters and peaceful houseboat stays. But there’s so much more to Alleppey that makes it one of the best places to visit in India with friends. Apart from frequenting its beautiful beaches, you can visit an elephant camp, go kayaking and explore history at its many museums. Keep a day aside for Ayurvedic spa and bliss with friends.

Where to Stay in Alleppey - Ramada Alleppey 

  • Munnar

Munnar is an explorer’s delight, making it one of the best places to visit in India with friends. Its idyllic setting makes a perfect backdrop for your excursion. There are green tea plantations to explore and mountains to trek. Meet local wildlife at Eravikulam National Park and enjoy water sports at Mattupetty Dam. There are a lot of fun activities to do with friends on Valentine's Day in Munnar. Whatever you choose to do, it’ll be double the fun with friends.

Where to Stay in Munnar – Club Mahindra Munnar and Club Mahindra Mount Serene 

  • Goa

Valentine's Day celebration with friends is about letting loose and giving in. Fun and excitement is the goal and there’s no better place than this beach paradise.

Goa is among the best places to visit in India with friends. Exploring Goa with friends is almost a ritual that everybody must experience at least once. Mostly known for its pristine beaches, Goa has many hidden treasures that are fun to uncover with friends. River cruises, dolphin-spottingscuba diving, water sports and lots of amazing parties await you in the land of eternal sunshine.

Where to Stay in Goa – Club Mahindra Assonora, Club Mahindra Emerald PalmsClub Mahindra Varca, and Club Mahindra Acacia Palms

  • Mussoorie

The ‘Queen of the Hills’ is among the best places to visit in India with friends. Enjoy a picnic at Lake Mussoorie and marvel at the multi-level wonder of Lake Mist. Explore Library Bazaar and groove to the tunes at Disco Skating Rink. Fly along a zip line at Mussoorie Adventure Park and investigate the haunted Savoy Hotel. Make it a memorable holiday with friends.

Where to Stay in Mussoorie -  Club Mahindra Mussoorie and Club Mahindra Kanatal 

  • Coorg

Coorg may seem like a peaceful hill station, but it hides an adventurous heart. The serenity of plantation walks is beautifully contrasted by the thrills of river rafting. Take a sunset jeep safari at Mandalpati to get close to the teeming wonder of the Western Ghats or go trekking for more hands-on explorations. Coorg is among the best places to visit in India to celebrate Valentine's Day with friends.

Where to Stay in Coorg – Club Mahindra Virajpet and Club Mahindra Madikeri 

  • Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is full of possibilities for a trip with friends. Witness the grandeur of Jaisalmer Fort and enjoy the warm hospitality of its colourful bazaars. Go dune bashing in the desert and camp under a starry sky. Enjoy the leisurely pace of a camel safari and relish a delicious dinner at Sunset Palace. Marvel at the splendour of Jaisalmer’s Havelis that will leave you mesmerized. With so many activities to do with friends on Valentine's Day, how can you not visit?

Where to Stay in Jaisalmer – Club Mahindra Jaisalmer 

  • Puducherry

Dedicate your Valentine's Day for friends and take a trip to Puducherry. Spending Valentine's Day in Puducherry with friends is like a perfect blend of chill vibes and coastal charm. Picture strolling through the French Quarter's artsy lanes and exploring the serene beaches for some relaxation or fun games like volleyball or tossing the Frisbee. Oh, and the boat ride at Paradise Beach? It's a must! And when hunger strikes, the culinary scene is a feast for your taste buds. Yoga sessions, vibrant markets, and cultural vibes – there's so much to explore together. And as the sun sets at Pondicherry Lighthouse, you'll realize it's not just about romantic love; it's about celebrating the incredible bond of friendship.

Where to Stay in Puducherry - Club Mahindra Puducherry Resort 

  • Gangtok

Valentine's Day celebration with friends in Gangtok is not only a celebration of friendship. It's an adventure-packed fiesta! Experience the adrenaline-pumping cable car ride to Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park, where exotic wildlife awaits. Dive into the heart of Gangtok's nightlife at Café Live & Loud, rocking to live music and dancing the night away. Complement the excitement with some peaceful tea tasting at the picturesque Temi Tea Garden, or grace yourself with breathtaking sunrise views at Tashi Viewpoint. From exploring vibrant markets on MG Marg to stargazing at Hanuman Tok, every moment promises fun and laughter, making this Valentine's Day an epic chapter in your friendship saga!

Where to Stay in Gangtok - Club Mahindra Gangtok 

  • Udaipur

Valentine's Day in Udaipur with friends promises a royal and vibrant celebration. Cruise on the serene Lake Pichola, revelling in the shimmering lights of the City Palace. Explore the historic Jagdish Temple and indulge in traditional Rajasthani cuisine at local markets. Visit the iconic Jag Mandir and capture picturesque views of the City of Lakes. Embark on a thrilling tuk-tuk ride through narrow lanes and immerse yourselves in the cultural richness of Bagore Ki Haveli's folk performances. Conclude the night with rooftop dining at Ambrai Ghat, surrounded by the illuminated palaces, creating unforgettable memories of joy and camaraderie in the regal ambience of Udaipur.

Where to Stay in Udaipur - Club Mahindra Udaipur Resort 

  • Leh-Ladakh

Leh-Ladakh with your adventure squad is nothing short of mesmerizing! Enjoy a breathtaking sunrise at Shanti Stupa, setting the stage for a day filled with high-altitude thrills. Buckle up for a road trip through Khardung La, the world's highest motorable pass, leading to the surreal Nubra Valley. Experience a camel journey through the sandy dunes of Hunder and the exploration of historic monasteries such as Thiksey and Hemis. As the sun sets, gather around a bonfire under Ladakh's starry skies, creating an atmosphere of awe and camaraderie. Celebrate Valentine's Day with friends at Leh-Ladakh and let it cast its spell, turning every moment into an adventure to remember!

Where to Stay in Udaipur - Club Mahindra Resort in Ladakh 

A holiday is one of the best ways to spend Valentine's Day with friends. It is a spectacular experience that will create a special place in the overflowing album of your memories. Book your Club Mahindra holiday to set off on new adventures with friends.

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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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