15 Best Homestays in India that you should choose over Boring Hotels

India is easy to find on the map but the real India, rich with experiences is more elusive. It is a land of such dizzying diversity, that local insight is not just a luxury but essential to its discovery. CheersBye Homestays takes travelers to a world that no hotel chain could hope to uncover. With more than 80 destinations and 1000+ properties across the country your perfect homestay holiday is just a click away.

1. Beautifully Restored Portuguese Era Villa, Goa

arcoStay in this bright yellow house that stands vividly in the backdrop of one of the lakes close to the Curtorim village. A perfect place for a relaxing holiday in Goa.

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2. Nestled In A Perfectly Calm And Cool Place, Vagamon vagamon

Situated in the midst of tea plantations and is nestled in a perfectly calm and cool environment, 1200 meter above the sea level. Relax, refresh and rejuvenate yourself in privacy, in nature’s own lap, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. You also get a taste of typical country side life of Kerala, its traditional cuisine and warm and friendly ways of the villagers.

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3. Colonial House At The Edge Of A Tiger Reserve, Wayand


Brilliantly tucked away in the middle of the coffee plantations, the house sits at the edge of the reserve forest, emulating the incline of the hill and is built in creative layers to take the slope into account. Enjoy a peaceful stay and some great conversations with the hosts on their own variety of hobbies and experiences of travel, plantations, food, music and dance.

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4. Beautiful Homestay Property By A River In The Jungle, Almora


This beautiful bungalow is made of natural stones and pebbles.It is perched on the bank of a Kosi river formed by the melting snow of the Himalayas. This place is ideal for both adventure seekers and for a relaxing holiday.

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5. Located In The Fringes Of The Singalila National Park, Darjeeling


Located in the fringes of the Singalila National Park,this nepalese style architecture‬ house is situated amidst the forest‬. A perfect place for birdwatching‬.

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6. Beautiful Bungalow Close To Kashid Beach, Kashid


Lush green mango and coconut trees greet you through the pathway of this homestay with fresh coconut water served on the doorstep as a welcome drink. Situated close to the Kashid beach one could hear the sound of the waves from this homestay. The lovely chicken meal is a must try for Non vegetarians. The vegetables and dal have a unique taste to them. According to the cook, the water of Kashid makes all the difference.

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7. A Beautiful Beach Bungalow In Calicut,Kozhikode

A-Beautiful-Beach-Bungalow-in-CalicutStay in this homestay right on the shores of the beach. Nestled amidst the trees overlooking the sparkling beach waves, this homestay is perfect for leisure and romantic couples.

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8. Experience Stay At High Altitude,Ladakh

view_of_homeHike on frozen rivers in winter to spot the elusive snow leopard or visit in summer and be mesmerised by its stark, stunning landscape. Ladakh has loads to offer to the intrepid traveller. Mountaineering, trekking, rafting, yak safari, curio shopping, monasteries… Ladakh has it all. Choose to stay in this homestay and experience the local culture.

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9. Cosy Home At Nainital With Great Hosts,Nainital

Nainital_1A beautiful ‪‎homestay‬ with exquisitely designed rooms and great hosts with fabulous insights into the history of Nainital. As an added bonus you might just spot a tiger from the comfort of your balcony!

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10. Homestay Amidst The Plantation,Coorg

deepwoodz Nestled amidst the thick plantation this homestay beckon the travelers for a warm and pleasant stay. Enjoy the bliss of nature with its charming surrounding. Wake up to chirping of exotic birds and to the fragrance of the coffee beans. A must stay place when in Coorg.

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11. Picturesque Homestay In The Malanad Region,Chikkamagalur


The serenity and beauty of this place will overwhelm you. Situated on a mountain top, in the midst of Nature’s abundance this homestay offers the best of comforts, delicious food and the promise of adventure for those who have an inclination for it.

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12. Family Holiday Destination,Cherrapunji


Traveling in and around Cherrapunji, then do not miss staying at this homestay. Situated on the edge of the mountain, this homestay provides uninterrupted views of the surrounding mountains and valleys of Sohra. Why choose a hotel when there is a lovely homestay like this.

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13. Royal Villa Situated Between The Dal Lake And Hills , Srinagar


This Colonial house awaits its guests in its pristine surroundings. Set amidst verdant fruit orchard, this homestay is a hidden treasure for travellers to be explored.

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14. Escape into calm and peace Villa, Lonavla


The hottest spot in Maharashtra often visited by friends and adventure seekers. An ideal weekend getway from Mumbai. Why choose a hotel when you can stay in this wonderful homestay. You could rent the entire villa and have an amazing holiday.

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15. A Farmstay in the serene Cumbum Valley, Thekkady


Nestled in the serene Cumbum Valley, this farmstay is idle for relaxing in the lap of nature. This place is most preferred by travellers who would love to learn the art of organic framing. From fruits like pomegranates, sapota, mango, apiary, etc to farm animals like cows, geese, turkey, flying ducks and a flock of hens, you could spot all of these out here.

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