5 Places to Visit in Monsoon in India

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One of the most favourite seasons, the monsoon season paves the way for spectacular green landscapes, blossoming flowers and piping hot delicacies. With September ushering in, the rains will soon bid adieu, taking along with it the glorious views and just the perfect weather to embark on weekend getaways, workations or staycations. While monsoons all over India are stunning with each state offering a unique experience, we narrowed down the 5 best places to soak in the last month of monsoon.

Lonavala, Maharashtra

If you are looking to savour the last of the monsoon in or around Maharashtra, Lonavala is your obvious choice. A favourite during the monsoons, the rainy season in Lonavala is a must-experience. From the rising hills to the scenic Tiger Point, to offering delectable vada pavs and chocolate fudge, Lonavala effortlessly ticks off all things for a perfect monsoon holiday.  Lonavala boasts a significant collection of holiday homes, that offer ample open spaces, a variety of leisure amenities, and blooming greenery all around. So while you are in Lonavala, here’s where you can halt at. 

Where to stay while here?

Villa Verona

Bedrooms – 3 bedrooms for 9 guests 

A beautiful holiday home in Lonavala, it is spread across a whopping 10,000 sq. ft. and exhibits an Italian facade. The classy and artsy interiors of the home feature a muted palette, in the hues of browns and whites, coupled with the verdant lawn are ideal to experience the best that Lonavala has to offer. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/villa-verona

Casa Paun

Bedrooms – 2 bedrooms for 6 guests 

Complete with an infinity pool, and enveloped in the spell-binding views of the lake and the hills, Casa Paun is a gorgeous 2-bedroom home ideal for up to 6 guests. The modern furnishings are complemented by the sleek interiors, making this home just perfect for your monsoon getaway in Lonavala. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/casa-paun-kamshet 

Nihira Farms

Bedrooms – 4 bedrooms for 10 guests 

Nestled amidst the mango orchards and the forest, this luxury villa in Lonavala is a nature lover’s paradise. While here, start your day with a delicious breakfast in the al fresco dining, soak in the fresh breeze in the evenings and admire the gorgeous views of the lake and the mountains from the lakeside gazebo.

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/nihira-farms-kamshet 

Nashik, Maharashtra

Another town in Maharashtra, offering the best of monsoon, Nashik is a quaint city, housing some of the most famous wineries, quiet dams and serene landscapes. Known for its temples and caves, Nashik weather during the monsoons is an absolute delight. Whilst the drive there is straight out of a painting. Villas in Nashik are engulfed in splendid landscapes. Enjoy your perfect monsoon weekend, surrounded by the misty fog and mountains surround you, in these holiday homes in Nashik.

Where to stay while here?

La Meraki 

Bedrooms – 3 bedrooms for 10 guests 

Situated at the banks of the serene Viatarna Lake in Mhasurli, near Nashik, La Meraki is a serene retreat. Offering amenities such as a sprawling private pool and expansive lush lawns, overlooking the lake, we couldn’t think of a better holiday home in Nashik to experience the last of monsoons. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/la-meraki

Del Lago Farms

Bedrooms – 4 bedrooms for 12 guests 

Combine mountains, lake and the monsoon, and you have yourself an ideal getaway. At the banks of Alandi Dam, Del Lago Farms makes for an exquisite holiday experience complete with a huge lounge and infinity pool, charming interiors and a cosy mood, perfect to relax your way through the weekend.

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/del-lago-farms

Vedanta Farms

Bedrooms – 5 bedrooms for 12 guests 

Featuring an all-wooden facade and interiors, Vedanta Farms in Nashik certainly makes for a unique experience.  Chill out by the sprawling lawn and go for a dip in the pool. With views of mountains and vineyards all around you, you will feel one with nature. Vedanta Farm Villa has got a gazebo, a well, a stable, an orchard and lots more to make it the complete farm experience.

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/vedanta-farm-villa 

Nainital, Uttarakhand

If you are on the lookout for a tranquil monsoon getaway, then Nainital is it! Northern hill stations during the monsoons seldom become desolate, paving the way for a quiet holiday amidst nature. Being the much-loved hill station that it is, Nainital truly blossoms during the monsoon season. The holiday homes in Nainital are no exception.

Where to stay while here?

Villa 360

Bedrooms – 5 bedrooms for 15 guests 

Positioned amidst the majestic views of Ayarpatta Hills, Villa 360 lies on a sloping hill, overlooking splendid mountainscapes. The spacious, rustic interiors feature beautiful arches, glittering chandeliers, and vibrant pops of colour spread throughout the home. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/villa-360

Vayu Retreat

Bedrooms – 5 bedrooms for 10 guests 

Vayu Retreat impresses you in more ways than one. Elegantly appointed, this charming mountain home with its modern aesthetics is the perfect place to create unforgettable mountain memories! Soak in the gorgeous mountain views from your private balcony or simply enjoy a sunrise at the deck, if you are seeking a slow, rejuvenating getaway in nature, you don’t have to look any further!

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/vayu-retreat

Sara’s Chalet Three

Bedrooms – 3 bedrooms for 5 guests 

Placed amidst breathtaking landscapes, combined with the wintry fog, Sara’s Chalet Three is alluring and mystical. The rustic interiors feature a cosy attic, while the outdoors feature beautiful seating arrangements, ideal for soaking in the enchanting monsoon atmosphere. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/saras-chalet-three

Coorg, Tamil Nadu

Endearingly referred to as the ‘Scotland of India,’ Coorg during the monsoon season is a bewitching sight to devour. Boasting acres and acres of fragrant coffee plantations, cascading waterfalls and misty waterfalls, Coorg evidently attracts travellers, locals and tourists alike for a reason. While you are here, embrace the splendid mountainscapes from the comfort of these holiday homes.

Where to stay while here?

Era Home

Bedrooms – 4 bedrooms for 15 guests 

A charming villa in Coorg, Era Home is your ideal ‘home away from home.’ Everything antique and rustic, it features sprawling open spaces for anyone wanting to dance away in the rains, as well as equally stunning indoor spaces to savour the drumming of raindrops against the window. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/era-home

Bett’s Plantation

Bedrooms – 4 bedrooms for 10 guests 

Experience a rejuvenating monsoon getaway while at Bett’s Plantation. Offering the best of monsoon, Bett’s Plantation is engulfed in sweet birdsongs, refreshing breeze and litchi and rambutan trees. Making for a perfect setting for savouring the last of the monsoon, it offers an authentic farm to fork experience. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/bettss-plantation 

Tall Silver

Bedrooms – 2 bedrooms for 6 guests 

Positioned amidst 10 acres of coffee plantations, Tall Silver is a beautiful holiday home in Coorg serving as a scenic sanctuary. Complete with all comforts, including a private pool and modern furnishings, while here, you are in for a treat. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/tall-silver


Seldom the first choice for a monsoon getaway, Goa is one of the most sought after destinations for any kind of holiday. Though famed for its breezy beaches and known for being a sunkissed getaway, Goa is just as idyllic during monsoons, if not more. The beaches are scenic, with skies splattered in different hues, while the dusk is a picturesque sight. All in all, it makes for a magical monsoon getaway.

Where to stay while here?

The Brook

Bedrooms – 4 bedrooms for 10 guests 

This Portuguese style villa offers more than meets the eye. Featuring beautifully furnished bedrooms, spacious drawing rooms and a private pool with sunken pool loungers, it is enveloped in dense greenery. Complete with a games room and gym, this home has it all, making it ideal for the monsoon season. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/the-brook

Solace by the Sea

Bedrooms – 3 bedrooms for 6 guests 

True to its name, Solace by the Sea is an expansive holiday home in Goa, by the sea. Making for a blissful holiday, this home is nothing short of a paradise. Its soothing interiors paired with the cosy exteriors, featuring a lawn and a private pool are perfect for a monsoon getaway. 

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/solace-by-the-sea

Bella Aquila

Bedrooms – 3 bedrooms for 12 guests 

Overlooking the verdant paddy fields, Bella Aquila is a cosy villa in Goa. The pool and loungers make a great spot to devour the eye-pleasing views of the rice fields. And, when you wish to retire to your rooms, a four-poster bed awaits. Enjoy relaxed comforts and a stress-free time at this holiday villa!

Book here – https://www.vistarooms.com/villa/bella-aquila 

Catch the last of monsoon in our villas spread throughout India. Our holiday homes are located amidst charming landscapes and blissful locations, that are all ready to host you!

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