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9 luxury honeymoon hotels under Rs 5,000

Last updated on: December 8, 2010 18:05 IST

9 luxury honeymoon hotels under Rs 5,000

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After the 'big-day', high on the agenda for many newlyweds is a honeymoon with time to rest, recover and enjoy each others' company.

To help couples on their way to a honeymoon plan their ideal romantic getaway, without spending a fortune, Hotels.com has found the top hotels in some of the most popular honeymoon destinations in India for less than Rs 5,000 a night.

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Panaji, Goa

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This former Portuguese colony lies mid-way down the west coast of India. High, green and gorgeous, Goa is a honeymooner's dream, also it is famous for its beaches.

Goa's lush hills and cool blue waters, cathedrals, coconut groves, spice plantations, paddy fields, sun, sand and sea are some of the major attractions.

Where to stay: The four star Crown Goa Hotel, located Panaji. Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, Fort Aguada, and Basilica of Bom Jesus are main attractions.

Tariff: Rooms start at Rs 4,900 per room per night.


Image: Panaji, Goa
Photographs: Aaron C/Creative Commons
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Kovalam, Kerala

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One of the 'Ten paradises of the world', according to the National Geographic Travelers Magazine, Kerala is one of the most common desitnations for honeymoons in India.

Some of Kerala's higlights are its rythymic backwaters, sunkissed beaches and forestlands rich with all varieits of flora and fauna.

Where to stay: The three star Abad Harmonia Ayurveda Beach Resort which is located near the Kovalam Beach and close to the Hawah Beach.

Tariff: Rooms start at Rs 4,500 per room per night.


Image: Kovalam, Kerala
Photographs: Dipak Kumar / Reuters
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Manali, Himachal Pradesh

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Manali is one of the most famous hill stations of Himachal Pradesh. Rohtang Pass is near Manali which is a very famous toursit destination.

Romatic views of snow-clad mountains of the Himalayas make Manali a perfect honeymoon destination.

Where to stay: The secluded 3.5 star Apple Country Resorts, located in the log huts area in Manali.

Tariff: Rooms start at Rs 4,300 per room per night.


Image: Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Photographs: Paul Evans / Creative Commons
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Darjeeling, West Bengal

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Nestled among the rolling mountains with the famous Mt Kanchenjunga towering over the azure sky, Darjeeling is a perfect destination for a honeymoon.

Darjeeling is also renowned for the Tea estates and the Darjeeling Himalayan railway.

Where to stay: The three star Main Olde Bellevue Heritage Hotel located in Darjeeling, close to Chowrasta, Botanical Gardens, and Raj Bhavan.

Tariff: Rooms start at Rs 1,208 per room per night.

Image: Darjeeling, West Bengal
Photographs: Judith / Creative Commons
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Jodhpur, Rajasthan

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Jodhpur is the ideal destination for honeymoon for those who are attracted by the heritage structures, sacred temples and rustic village culture.

Village safari's, Rajasthani food and the handicrafts are the highlights for the tourists in Jodhpur.

Where to stay: The three star Hotel Shri Ram Excellency which is close to Umaid Bhawan Palace and Meherangarh Fort.

Tariff: Rooms start at Rs 3,033 per room per night.


Image: Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Ooty, Tamil Nadu

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Also known as the Queen of hill stations, Ooty is the capital of the Nilgiris district.

Verdant vegetation, gurgling streams and tea gardens make Ooty an ideal honeymoon destination.

Where to stay: The 3.5 star Holiday Inn Gem Park Ooty which is close to St. Stephen's Church and Botanical Gardens. The hotel also has an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Tariff: Rooms start at Rs 3,600 per room per night.

Image: Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Photographs: Ganesh Nadar
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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

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Shimla offers its visitors breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape, the thrilling cold weather which is offset by the cosy, intimate and faux fireplaces. Perfect setting for a honeymooning couple.

Where to stay: The four three star Radisson Hotel Shimla which is close to Viceregal Lodge and State Museum.

Tariff: Rooms start at Rs 4,975 per room per night.


Image: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Photographs: Rediff Archives
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Coorg, Karnataka

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Dubbed as the Scotland of India, Coorg has become a famous destination for honeymooners.

Misty hills, lush forest, acres and acres of tea and coffee plantation, orange groves, undulating streets and breathtaking views make a Honeymoon in Coorge an unforgettable experience.

Where to stay: The four star The Silver Oak Homestay, located in Ponnampet near Coorg.

Tariff: Rooms start at Rs 2,353 per room per night.


Image: Coorg, Karnataka
Photographs: Rediff Archives
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Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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The Andaman & Nicobar Islands are a veritable Garden of Eden and a naturalist's heaven. The clean environment, roads, greenery as well as unpolluted fresh air attract all nature lovers.

The tropical rain forests and waters of Bay of Bengal are the home of a vast collection of plant, animal and marine life, stunningly beautiful and secluded which makes it an ideal place for a honeymoon.

Where to stay: The 3.5 star Peerless Sarovar Portico Port Blair, located close to Corbyn's Cove and Anthropological Museum.

Tariff: Rooms start at Rs 4,735 per room per night.

Note: All prices and deals are correct as of 30 November 2010 but are subject to change.

Image: Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Photographs: Rediff Archives
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