amã Stays & Trails
A little coastal town tucked away in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, Alibag or Alibaug is a very popular weekend getaway and has earned itself the name of 'mini-Goa', owing to the high tourist footfall all year round. Steeped in colonial history, Alibaug is a quaint little town located about 96 km from Mumbai and 150 km from Pune, and is replete with sandy beaches, clean unpolluted air and plenty of forts and temples, ensuring that despite being a small town, you never run out of activities to do.
Alappuzha, also called Alleppey, is famous for it's wide network of interlinking, palm fringed backwater canals & houseboats adorning the God's Own Country. With azure blue skies, untouched vegetation & fresh produce from the fruit of the sea,Allepey sets the tone for the destination of clean pristine water & intimate holidays in the lap of nature, topped with an enriching cultural experience, best of the Kerala cuisine & art so indigenous, it feels like you have time has stood along its way.
Resting in the lush meadows of the Nilgiris, Coonoor is a quaint hill station in Tamil Nadu. Standing tall at 1,858 metres (6,100 ft), the town gives travellers a respite from the rush of the city with its pleasantly cool year-round climate and picturesque tea gardens. Known for its high-quality tea, Coonoor is home to the highly fragrant, Nilgiri Tea. Travel to the Step into a world of serene views and true calm with this charming tea garden town.
Hidden within the rainforests of Karnataka, Chikmagalur lies in the heart of South India’s coffee plantations. Acres of green hills sit covered in coffee shrubs. Pepper vines climb up the trees as far as your eyes can travel. A retreat here allows you to immerse yourself into a relaxed way of life.
When energies start to flag, a good, steaming Darjeeling brew is never far away. Spread in ribbons over a steep mountain ridge, surrounded by emerald-green tea plantations, Darjeeling is the definitive Indian hill station.
Soft sands, shimmering waters and swaying palms, that is Goa for most people. But there’s more to discover in this tiny yet shining slice of India. amã Stays & Trails in Goa combines elegance with homely comfort and warm service along with authentic local experiences to our guests.
The city of Hosur has more to offer than what meets the eye. As an emerging destination for Bangalore travellers looking for a quick getaway, our villa in Hosur has a galore of experiences, be it picnics at the Kelavarapalli Dam, the Hogenakkal Falls or a visit to the Chandra Choodeswarar Temple. The pleasant climate and reclusive beauty is a treat for nature lovers and makes your stay at this private luxury villa in Hosur unforgettable.
Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, is a vibrant blend of rich history and contemporary lifestyles. Popularly known as ‘Pink City’ due to its distinct pink-hued architecture, Jaipur is a treasure trove of cultural and architectural wonders. Explore the lavish City Palace, marvel at the iconic Hawa Mahal, or pay a visit to the magnificent Amer Fort near our villa in Jaipur.
The capital city of the former Kingdom of Marwar, Jodhpur is also known as ‘The Blue City’ owing to the abundance of boxy indigo houses, that seem to create a luscious blue sea in the arid landscape of Thar desert. The city is home to many famed forts, palaces, mausoleums, gardens, lakes, and towers, included the world renowned Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace, both of which stand in stark contrast against the city skyline. For the shopping enthusiasts, Jodhpur offers a vibrant textile industry, exquisite furniture shops, delectable cuisine, and bustling bazaars, waiting to be explored.
Situated at the base of the majestic Girnar mountains, Junagadh is a city of immense historical and cultural significance. It is one of the most prominent places to visit in Junagadh, known for its sculptural and natural beauty . Its landscapes are a harmonious blend of history and nature, with grand temples, inspiring fortresses, and beautiful scenery. A visit to Junagadh with a homestay in Junagadh promises a journey through time and an encounter with the awe-inspiring Girnar.
Kumarakom, nestled on the shores of the Vembanad Lake in Kerala, India, is a serene backwater destination that invites people into its natural beauty and tranquil charm. Lush green landscapes, swaying palm trees, and a network of meandering canals define this picturesque village. The heart of Kumarakom is its bird sanctuary, a haven for migratory birds, adding to the area's biodiversity. Traditional houseboats, known as kettuvallams, offer a unique and leisurely way to explore the backwaters. The region's rich cultural heritage is evident in its temples and churches.
Nestled amidst the Western Ghats and offering unparalleled views of the mighty Sahyadris, Kamshet is a picturesque village in Maharashtra, and is also known as the ‘paragliding capital of India’. The gurgling waterfalls, monasteries, beautiful temples, and magnanimous hills add to the beauty of this blissful destination that is surrounded by the tranqul Pawna Lake and Uksan Lake. For the History lovers the nearby Tikona Fort, Lohagad Fort, and Visapur For stand as a testament to the rich past of this city.
Situated on the shores of the Arabian sea, Kashid is a quaint beach town in Maharashtra. Its famous white sand and trees called Casuarina transport you to a world of serenity and calm. Dotted with forest hinterlands and beach shacks that offer views of the stunning blue waters, this town is a sanctuary of calm and beauty.
Kochi, also known as Cochin, is one of the most picturesque destinations on the southwest coast line of Kerala. An all-weather harbour and a grand seascape mark it as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”.
With its crisp mountain air, floating clouds, rolling tea gardens, placid lakes and multi-hued flower beds, Kodaikanal provides an enchanting escape in the South. An incredibly alluring hill station, Kodaikanal is a sanctum of serenity as well as adventure. It’s perfect to trek the dense pine forests, to go horse riding, cycle round the lake, bathe in the waterfalls and then head to our elegant private bungalows and villas to experience our warm hospitality, homely comforts and other familiar pleasures of life.
A hidden gem in the enchanting Nilgiri Hills of southern India, Kotagiri is a picturesque hill station that captivates visitors with its breathtaking beauty. Surrounded by lush tea estates, dense forests, and mist-covered peaks, Kotagiri offers a serene escape from the chaos of city life. The town boasts a pleasant climate throughout the year, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and adventurers alike. Trekking enthusiasts can explore the nearby peaks, while those seeking tranquillity can unwind amidst the cascading waterfalls and serene valleys.
Defined by rolling green hills, crystal-clear lakes, gurgling waterfalls and ancient rock-cut caves, Lonavala is a spectacular retreat nestled high up in the mighty Sahyadri range in Maharashtra. The cool weather, crisp air and scenic beauty make it an ideal destination for trekking, camping, paragliding and fishing; and for gorging on local delights like the chikki, fudge and the spicy vada pao. Surrounded by nature and tranquillity, amã Stays & Trails in Lonavala blends elegance with homely comfort, warm service and local experiences to provide a rejuvenating break from chaotic city life.
Madh Island is a quaint fishing village amidst the hustle of Mumbai in Maharashtra. Historically being one of the islands which was reclaimed to form the mainscape of Mumbai, Madh Island is an oasis in the city that never sleeps. Famous for breath-taking sunsets across the Arabian Sea, the island is the perfect destination for a quaint intimate time. Seafood aficionados can rejoice at the freshest catch of the sea reaching the bay early morning brought by the Koli community, the ethnic descendants of Mumbai. Known as the most popular destination of respite for the tinsel town & business tycoons of Mumbai.
A picturesque hill station in the Western Ghats, Mahabaleshwar is well known for its numerous rivers, magnificent cascades, and majestic peaks. The point of origin for Krishna River, that flows through several Indian states, this quaint town houses many ancient temples, dense strawberry plantations, and waterfalls, that are each a sight to behold. Zigzagging roads, crisp breeze and vantage points that offer stunning views of hills and valleys make Mahabaleshwar one of the most sought after drivable destination from Mumbai and Pune.
Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, Manali is a popular hill station that attracts tourists from all around the world with its breathtaking natural beauty and adventurous activities.
Breath-taking landscapes reflected on pristine lakes, unending expanses of tea plantations, and rolling hills caressed by blankets of mist – these are only few of many reasons that makes Munnar look like a picture from a postcard. Popularly visited as one of the finest hill stations in Kerala, Munnar is the ideal holiday destination for family, honeymooners, and nature lovers.
Dwelling in the middle of the Trimbak mountains, Nashik is a quintessential place for vacation. With the refreshing breeze and sparkling flow of the exquisite Vaitarna river, the destination exudes a sense of calm that perfectly compliments the history of this ancient city.
Naukuchiatal, nestled in the heart of Uttarakhand's Nainital district, is a mesmerising town renowned for its enchanting lake, and famously named as the "Lake of Nine Corners."
Named after the five majestic hills enclosing it, Panchgani is a well-renowned hill station in Maharashtra, perched at an elevation of over 1,300 meters above sea level. Overlooked by the Sahyadri mountains, this quaint hill town offers stunning views of serene valleys, cascading waterfalls, and dense forests. For the adventure-seekers, Panchgani offers a plethora of adrenaline-fuelled sports including paragliding, rock climbing, trekking, speed boating, and horse riding.
Rightly called the Meadows of the Queen, Ranikhet is the perfect destination to let go of the stress of city life. The vibrant hill station has an abundance of natural beauty and brings the true essence of the Himalayas to every traveller. amã Stays & Trails allows you to experience a unique homestay in Ranikhet with all that you need to make your stay a memorable one. Whether it be shopping for antique jewellery in the by-lanes of the main bazaar or taking in military history at the Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum, you never run out of things to do in Ranikhet.
Lauded for being the capital of Mewar, Rajasthan, the beautiful city does true justice to its title. The royalty of its culture is represented through the majesty of its ancient forts and lavish royal residences. Being dotted with serene lakes, lush greenery and age-old temples, history can be found in every corner of the city. It is a haven for architecture and history enthusiasts, promising an unforgettable experience for all.