The temperature is dropping, and the arrival of winter also brings festivity into the air. Nothing beats the winter blues better than the joyful celebration of Christmas. This is also the time to explore some great places to visit in winter during Christmas.

So, make your travel plans and celebrate this Christmas with your grandkids at any of the following places. 

  • Goa
  • Manali
  • Andaman & Nicobar
  • Shillong
  • Puducherry

1.  Goa

The name Goa will inevitably appear in any discussion regarding great Christmas vacation places in India. The place, with its numerous beaches and vibrant nightlife, is called India’s party capital for good reasons. Besides, Christmas has always been a great carnival for this former Portuguese colony. So, it can be the right place to celebrate a fun-filled Christmas with your grandkids.

Club Mahindra has four exquisite resorts  in Goa – Club Mahindra Varca, Club Mahindra Emerald Palms, Club Mahindra Acacia Palms, and Club Mahindra Assonora. So, you have plenty of options to choose from for a comfortable stay in Goa. 

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2.  Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Snow-capped mountain peaks, picturesque landscapes, and occasional snowfalls- you can have the best Christmas family vacation with kids in Manali. If you're from the plains, visit Manali with your family during Christmas and introduce your grandkids to the beautiful snowfall and maybe some casual life lessons to remember. 

Stay at Club Mahindra White Meadows or Club Mahindra Snow Peaks resort in Manali to have a memorable Christmas.

3.  Andaman & Nicobar Islands 

Andaman & Nicobar islands can be one of the best places to visit in India with grandkids during Christmas. The Indian archipelago in the Bay of Bengal is famous for white-sand beaches, tropical rainforests, and a coastline supporting large marine biodiversity.

The average temperature looms around a comfortable 22°C during this time. So, you can let the kids have fun with a range of activities like scuba diving, sea walking, mangrove explorations in boats, sightseeing, and much more.

Club Mahindra has three great affiliate resorts located at Port Blair, Havelock Island, and Neil Island. So, you don’t need to worry about quality accommodation while exploring the islands.

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4.  Shillong, Meghalaya 

The capital of Meghalaya has a sizable Catholic population. Unsurprisingly, Shillong becomes lively and full of festivities during Christmas. So, this can be one of the best places to visit in India during Christmas and let your grandkids explore the cultures of the northeast. Moreover, attend the midnight mass on Christmas and witness the lighting of the 100-year-old pine tree at All Saints Cathedral.

Check into Polo Towers, Club Mahindra’s associate resort in Shillong, and enjoy the Christmas vibes with your family.

5.  Puducherry

The former French colony has managed to retain much of its colonial heritage, making it one of the best places to visit in India with kids during Christmas. Puducherry is home to some very old churches like the Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.

The French legacy and influence become evident in the decoration of these churches. Besides, the union territory has many tourist places and sandy beaches that the children will love to explore. 

Stay at the heart-warming Club Mahindra Puducherry Resort in Manapet, Puducherry and explore this “Mini France of India” during Christmas.

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Children can be great companions during your sunset years, especially when you’ve got plenty of stories. So, why not travel with them to the exotic places mentioned above this Christmas? After all, memories are the legacy you pass on to kids, and new places can serve as an impressionable bookmark.

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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