Stuck between going for a vacation or staying back home? Well, what if your vacay stop is an entirely all-too-gorgeous Colonial property that’s comfortable, picturesque and all sorts of cosy? Yep, to sort out all your weekending jaunts, we’ve listed out 7 beautiful properties you just gotta head on over to!

1. Brunton Boatyard, Kochi

If your vacations scream classy & everything royal, then this architectural splendour is the pride of Kochi’s colonial past and will make for the perfect getaway destination! Formerly a shipyard, this place is now converted into a super deluxe hotel which boasts of a great ambiance, a never ending list of delicious cuisines and warm service. Come on by! 

Location | 1/498, Calvetty Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala
Tariff | Rs 23,000 Onwards
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/bruntonboatyard/
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://mymonsoonmemories.cghearth.com/bruntonboatyard/

2. La Belle Vie Naukuchiatal, Bhimtal

La Belle Vie is defo true to its name because once you’re there, you won’t be able to help but be amazed by its beauty! This pretty Colonial home is tucked away in the midsts of a forest, and needless to say, this place is a delight for the eyes. It’s the perfect weekend getaway if peace and great food is what you’re looking for!

Location | La Bella Vie, Thapliya Mehra Gaon, P.O. Naukuchiatal, Dist. Nainital
Tariff | Rs 12,003
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/lbvhomes/
Book Your Stay Online On Airbnb Here | https://www.airbnb.co.in/rooms/2961085?location=India&s=4X6V79vE

3. The Artist’s Studio, Jaipur

This artilicious place is all you need to spend some time doing all things arty! Filled with tons of unique art works, The Artist’s Studio is just the writer’s retreat you’ve been looking for! Saskia & Tarpan, the owners here, are the best hosts you can ask for. Come swing by for a quiet and serene weekend away from the hustle-bustle of city life!

Location | 22, Panch Batti, Patel Colony, Hathroi, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Tariff | Rs 3,179
Book Your Stay Online On Airbnb Here | https://www.airbnb.co.in/rooms/14999327?location=India&s=4X6V79vE

4. Glenburn Tea Estate, Darjeeling

This one’s a total *woohoo* kinda property! You’ll end up being seriously lost in the never ending lanes here, which are beautiful AF! Your vacation will begin with an AV presenting the history of the Glenburn tea estate, wrapping up with heavenly cups of tea made with leaves grown right there on the estate! 

The Lodge offers accommodation for two families, with two spacious rooms each with an attached bathroom. Both rooms offer amazing views of the forest and are absolutely too dreamy for words!

Location | Near Singritan, Darjeeling, West Bengal 
Tariff | Rs 25,850 Onwards
Check Out Their Website | http://www.glenburnteaestate.com/
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.glenburnteaestate.com/book-now.php
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/GlenburnTeaEstate/

5. 180 McIver, Coonoor

Sitting in the heart of Coonoor, this one’s a well structured villa with six pretty rooms and a lush green lawn for your kiddos to have a great time playing ball at. With an amazing sunrise view, 180 McIver is a perfect getaway spot for you and bae!

Location | 1-4, Orange Grove Road, Near SIM's Park, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu 
Tariff | Rs 3,990 Onwards
Check Out Their Website | http://serendipityo.com/mciver/
Book Your Stay Online | http://serendipityo.com/mciver/#reservation
Here’s Their FB Page| https://www.facebook.com/180-McIver-167075026715343/

6. Himalayan Home High Above Vashisht, Manali

The 40 minute climb from Vashisht past apple orchards and waterfalls may leave you breathless for a bit, but it’s all worth it once you see this gorgeous home looming over you. The aww-some views & the energy of the place are palpable, and this sounds like the kinda destination you’ll be bragging about on your Insta handles. The best part is that these guys house a number of super cute dogs and cats. Pawsome, isn’t it?!

Location | Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Tariff | Rs 2,790
Book Your Stay Online On Airbnb | https://www.airbnb.co.in/rooms/3007334?location=india&s=WYoiIEx

7. Charming Cottage In Landour

If you are an early morning bird, this house promises you a glorious sunrise! Tired of the city’s hustle bustle, you should defo pack your bags and hit this place. Hiding amidst tall trees, this cottage offers lots of fresh air and floods of sunshine. Come on by!

Location | Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Tariff | Rs 14,988
Book Your Stay Online On Airbnb Here | https://www.airbnb.co.in/rooms/12018275?location=india&s=WYoiIExU

So what are you waiting for? Pick your favourite properties and get going!

P.S. - Tariffs as recorded on 23rd February, 2018.