Four Best Places to Visit in Summer by Club Mahindra Holidays
Club Mahindra, officially known as Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), is a part of the Hospitality and Leisure sector of the Mahindra group. It offers quality holiday services for families through their memberships, and it is one of the most trusted brands among the hospitality sector in India.
As now summer is standing at our door, Club Mahindra has fantastic places to spend your summer with family. The company has set up several resorts across India and abroad to provide variety in family holiday options. These include some of the best and unusual places in India anyone has dreamed of.
Spread across India with more than 100+ resorts, from North to South and East to West, we have come up with one resort each from each region of India. These are all family resorts, kid-friendly resorts managed by Club Mahindra Holidays.
Manali among the most favorite destinations of Indian tourists also gets crowded in the summer season. This resort provides an excellent vacation experience. Located at Manali, from Delhi (585kms) and Chandigarh (35kms), also has excellent road connectivity, and the nearest airport is just 50kms away at Bhuntar.
The best time to visit Manali in summer is from March to June. At the end of winter, you can still see snowy mountains and feel nature all around you. You can taste local food and shop at near local bazaars.
Resort located at such a scenic point and all rooms are designed in such a way that you will have a spectacular view of mountains and enjoy luxurious amenities and facilities just in the lap of the mountains. It is among the perfect summer vacation places – a family resort and a resort for kids. Also, facilities like hot/cold water, spa – heart sauna, steam, Jacuzzi, full body massage, acupressure therapy is also available.
Manali is also famous for cuisines with milk and dairy products. Don’t miss the opportunity to taste local cuisines of Manali when Festival fare is around. Delicious North Indian and Punjabi food available to satisfy your taste buds here. Dussehra is celebrated with much funfair in Manali. Manali also has apple orchards where you can pick fresh apples in season.
A Honeymooner's Hut, you can have a romantic celebration with excellent dining facilities.
Nearby excellent trekking base called Jagatsukh for trekking lovers. Driving to Jagatsukh is also a memorable experience located at an altitude of 3979 meters above sea level. Annual skiing courses also available at Solang valley; there you see majestic snowy mountains and glaciers.
Rohtang pass, a famous and most popular mountain pass nearby for adventure lovers. There are many popular picnic spots near Manali. A small village called Vashisht is renowned for hot springs and temples with fresh mountain air to heal your body and soul from polluted cities we are living in. Another attraction is Rahala falls and falls you can see while passing through Rohtang pass, a stunning view of nature.
Many old monasteries situated around Manali to visit and have a zen experience. Himachal Culture and Folk Art museum have various cultural relics from the past. Hidimba temple is a religious place worth a visit.
Apart from this, you have other options in North with Mahindra Holidays like Mashobra near Shimla, White Meadows Manali, Kandaghat near Shimla, Dharmshala, Naldehra resort near Shimla, R K Sarovar Portico resort in Srinagar, Kashmir houseboats, Ramada Plaza Agra, Corbett, Kanatal near Dehradun, Binsar villa near Almora, Mussoorie, Naukuchiatal near Nainital, Summit by the Ganges at Rishikesh and Binsar valley near Almora.
Club Mahindra Manali Resort has been awarded as RCI Gold Crown Resort. Hill stations have always been favorite places for English rulers due to hot and sunny Indian weather, and they developed most of the Hill stations in India as their summer vacation places. Manali is also among the best places to visit in summer, and this resort is a proper family resort, or you can say resort for kids. You can also see Club Mahindra membership reviews from other travelers on the same page.
This resort is located in scenic Western Ghats of Munnar. Traveling to Munnar resort is also a lifetime experience passing through tea estates and stunning views around on the way to resort. You can feel the cool breeze and even clouds sometimes while driving to Munnar even in summers. When there are rain and clouds at a low level, you feel it like heaven, driving through clouds as a pathway to happiness and only mountain peaks surrounded by clouds like a fairytale.
This is a perfect location for a family vacation and to save golden memories for life. If you have kids, this is one of the right choices as a resort for kids. This is also Cub Mahindra group’s first resort. Designed with Indo-British architecture with 112 spacious apartments, suites, and cottages to accommodate enough people in the busy season in one of the most sought destinations in south India. Also, jeep safari and wild chinar tours are available for family and kids. Enjoy local food and Keralite delicacies in Munnar.
About food, Munnar is also a paradise for foodies, too. In Kerala, you get fresh food due to the availability of fresh vegetables and exotic foods, also famous locally grown spices. Kerala is home to some of the most delicate spices of India. Vasco de Gama traveled to India in search of spices and landed at the port kingdom of Kerala. Dosa is the most famous food in Kerala. For breakfast, vada, idli, and Kerala's appam are worth a try, also considered healthy and light food. For lunch, they have rice-based dishes, puttu, and palapa. Food served on banana leaf tastes more delicious than our traditional dishes. There are plenty of varieties like Aviyal, Thoran, Stew, Injipuli, Sambhar, Rasam and Biryani, fish and prawn curries. Payasam is a desert-like kheer.
The best part is, all the rooms in the Munnar resort offer superb views surrounding forests, valleys, and hills. Also, Wi-Fi available in many places inside the resort, furnished apartments with facilities like TV, microwave, and coffee makers. If you visit Munnar between August and September, you can enjoy being there as Onam is celebrated in Kerala with local delicacies as Vishu, Malayalam New Year celebrated at this time.
There are many places to visit in Munnar nearby to utilize your best vacation time. Blossom International Park, one of the most favorite locations of Munnar with lots of varieties of flowers and trees. Also offering activities like cycling, roller skating, and boating. The other places are Echo Point and Mattupetty Lake at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level, which offers cruise and speed boat facilities. The Eravikulam national park is also one of the most visited places in Kerala. One more is Devikulam Lake. This is indeed a jewel of South India. Other Club Mahindra resorts in South India are Thekkady, Waynad resort, Madikeri Coorg, Kodaikanal, Danish Villa resort in Ooty, and many more.
Club Mahindra Munnar Resort, one the best and most loved hill stations of South India located in the state of Kerala – God's own country. Club Mahindra Holidays has a fantastic family resort here, and also it is one of the RCI Gold Crown Resorts in India. There is no doubt that Munnar is one of the best places to visit in the summer.
Located on the banks of river Rangeet, you have both rivers and mountains to enjoy with nature in this cleanest state of India. The especially North Eastern States of India are known for their natural beauties and unpolluted hills and forests. Now the northeast is attracting more visitors and travelers. Local food, which is also a blend of Nepalese and Tibetan flavors, will provide you a variety of cuisines that you may not find in other parts of India.
Fermented food is part of Sikkim cuisine. The natural wealth of Sikkim is impressive and unexplainable in just words. Wherever you go, you see lush green landscapes and watching sun rising on Kanchenjunga, one of the highest peaks of the world, and meaning treasures of snow is an experience of the lifetime. You can also visit ancient monasteries, once the kingdom of Sikkim has a rich cultural heritage.
There are many festivals celebrated in Sikkim by some of the oldest monasteries and local people. Being part of such celebrations or being there would be an unforgettable experience.
Near Baiguney, you will have a stunning view of Rangeet valley at the nearby highest viewpoint – Chakung. There is a watchtower to experience the sunrise, falling first rays on Mount Kanchenjunga, slowly moving on the valley and lighting up the valley. Lake Khecheopalri is like heaven over the mountains, which is sacred t both Hindus and Buddhists. Also, a host of migratory birds is a perfect place for bird watching and nature lovers.
Moving further, a must-visit place where the grand confluence of Teesta and Rangeet rivers at Triveni near Melli, almost 30kms from the resort. Also an excellent place for bird watching and water sports. Apart from Sikkim, there are many beautiful places in East where Club Mahindra has resorts with facilities like Kalimpong resort in West Bengal, Darjeeling resort, Gangtok resort, Namchi resort in Sikkim, etc.
Club Mahindra Baiguney resort, another RCI Gold Crown resort in East Indian state of Sikkim with scenic beauties and for the people who have never visited northeastern India yet, this would be a great experience. This North-East Indian state is one of the best places to visit in summer and mostly undiscovered by the rest of India.
Surrounded by a flowing river and mountains in this Himalayan state, Club Mahindra's Baiguney family resort is a perfect place to spend summer vacation and rejuvenate yourself. It is one of the best summer vacation places in East India and also an ideal resort for kids.
When you hear about Mahabaleshwar, the first thing that comes in your mind is Strawberry. One of the most popular hill stations of India and Maharashtra is also a scenic beauty of Sahyadris, and once summer abode of English is located near Pune. This is one of the best places to visit in the summer in India.
You get Maharashtra’s local and favorite food and cuisine here, batatawada, and corn Wada to enjoy perfect summer mornings. You get typical Maharashtrian thali with non-vegetarian Maharashtrian food.
Mahabaleshwar, along with strawberries, is also known for mulberries, carrots, corn, and cherry tomatoes. Your visit to Mahabaleshwar would be incomplete without visiting strawberries farm and picking up fresh strawberries.
You can enjoy boating in Venna Lake formed by five rivers originating from Mahabaleshwar, also called Panchganga. Horse riding is also available in Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar. There are many points to visit in and around Mahabaleshwar like Lodwick's point from where you can see the valley and flowing river and line of waterfalls, Wilson point, and the best time is sunrise for the best view.
There are more in beautiful Western India with Club Mahindra Holidays like Hatgad resort in Saputara, Ganpatipule resort in Maharashtra, Bundela resort Bandhavgarh in Madhya Pradesh, Kanha resort in Madhya Pradesh, Kumbhalgarh near Udaipur, Mansingh towers Jaipur, Kensville golf club resorts near Ahmedabad, Gir resort in Gujarat and many more.
This resort is also an RCI Silver Crown resort, surrounded by nature, and other activities are one of the best places for perfect summer holidays family resort. The best time to visit between March to July and monsoon here is quite long with heavy to moderate rains. Recently the place has recorded the highest rainfall in India leaving behind Meghalaya. If you are looking for the best summer vacation places in Western India, this is on top of all areas in the region.
The resort is located just a few kilometers from the town center and surrounded by dense forest is one of the best resorts in Mahabaleshwar. Because it is one of the most popular tourist destinations, the resort is also equipped with amenities and facilities inside to spend a perfect vacation, a fantastic resort for kids as well.
The resort is spread across 8acres with all modern amenities and considered to be the best among the rooms in Mahabaleshwar. The resort has a swimming pool and Jacuzzi with a spa—lots of other fun activities available with Fun zone for kids.
For membership, it is primarily divided into four types based on seasons: Purple, Red, White, and Blue, with room types: studio, one-bedroom, and 2 bedrooms.
The membership offers seven days' holiday every year for 25 years. Apart from India, Club Mahindra Holidays have 32 Clubs and resorts in Sweden, Spain, and Finland. Also, affiliated resorts across the world count to more than 4300 with RCI. Club Mahindra has 27 RCI Gold Crown resorts across India
Also, what membership offers is App-based flight booking associated with Skyscanner to assist you with the most economical rates. Club Mahindra’s Dreamscape program offers various options at a special price like Yachting, hot air ballooning, etc.
To avail of these facilities, you need to be Club Mahindra Holidays member first. Club Mahindra membership costs between Rs.3,15,300 (for a blue studio) to Rs.19,95,900 (for a purple two-bedroom apartment) depending on season and type of accommodation, which is valid from Jan 2019.
All membership plans, types, and fees are mentioned on the website.
A good thing about this is, you can pay your Club Mahindra membership fees with affordable EMIs from 6-48 installments. So, you don' have to worry about paying all amounts at once and can enjoy a family vacation at resorts worry-free.
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited (MHRIL), India’s leading player in the leisure hospitality industry, offers quality family holidays as also stated by Club Mahindra Membership Reviews, primarily through vacation ownership memberships. While Club Mahindra is the flagship brand offering Club Mahindra Membership, the other brands offered by the company are – Club Mahindra Resorts Fundays and Svaastha Spa. As on Mar 31, 2019, MHRIL has 61+ resorts across India and abroad and its subsidiary, Holiday Club Resorts Oy, Finland, a leading vacation ownership company in Europe has 33 resorts across Finland, Sweden and Spain. Visit us at www.clubmahindra.com