Escape the heat with a staycation at these Mountain Lodges
BY SHILPA PAL
1. Bear Creek Lodge, USA
24817 N Mt Spokane Park Dr, Mead, WA 99021-9740
Bear Creek Lodge is a resort conveniently located adjacent to Mt. Spokane State Park, approximately 40 minutes from downtown Spokane. Summer activities here include hiking, mountain biking, animal watching and huckleberry picking. Winter activities include snow tubing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing, as well as alpine and Nordic skiing (nearby).
PRICE RANGE: INR 5,850 â€“ INR 7,708 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Khanyara Road, Mohli P.O. Sidhpur, Dharamsala 176057, India
The specialty of this lodge is the home catering where they provide in-room food to their guests. Guests can order whatever they wish to have at a nominal cost. Room categories include Cottages / villa with three bedrooms accommodating 10 people including extra beds for friends and family, two Deluxe Room for couples, one Master Suite for a family of four people or two couples. 2500 SQ ft terrace to enjoy your evening with a view of snow clad mountains.
PRICE RANGE: INR 3,441 - INR 13,627 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Krinz 32, Seefeld in Tirol 6100, Austria
The luxury hotel Dorint Alpin Resort Seefeld in Tyrol is well-worth a visit at any time of year. Winter fun with skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing and cross-country skiing and the summer pleasures of sunlit mountain forests and golf with a sublime natural backdrop. Enjoy your view of the incredibly beautiful Tyrolian Mountains from the balcony of your room or suite. There could be no better place to relax.
PRICE RANGE: INR 10,257 â€“ INR 22,329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Promenade 116, Davos 7260, Switzerland
A place that makes you feels at home. Top amenities here include free high speed internet, beautiful rooms, a superb staff and a variety and quality of food that more than satisfies.
This place has 46 rooms including Non- smoking rooms.
Enjoy the beautiful view in the large balcony provided with chairs.
PRICE RANGE: INR 7,916 - INR 9,405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
5. Briksdalsbre Fjellstove, Norway
Briksdalsbre, Stryn 6792, Norway
This lodge with six rooms offers top amenities like free parking, restaurant and free high speed internet. It has a view of the waterfall, the glacier and the lake. Surrounded by the forest you would just want to stay in the comfortable couch and enjoy the views.
PRICE RANGE: INR 9,128 â€“ INR 12,125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
West Highland Lodge Hostel Brae, Kinlochleven PH50 4RT, Scotland
This lodge offers peaceful hostel style accommodation. It has rooms with bunk beds and shared bathrooms. There are bars and a local supermarket 200 meters from West Highland Lodge, and the local climbing and ice wall is a similar distance away. The location is ideal for mountain biking and walking trails. Glencoe Skiing Centre is 7 miles away, whilst Fort William and Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK, are 20 miles from the property.
PRICE RANGE: INR 5,368 - INR 7,708 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Kempty Falls, Kempty, Mussoorie 248179, India
This is located at a five minutes' walk from the famous Kempty falls and the Kempty bazaar. The cottage is completely surrounded by a thick wooded area, and the gurgling sound of the brook flowing below. Each of the rooms and suites overlook the valley and you get up in the morning to the chirping of the birds and gurgling sound of the brook flowing nearby. The terrace offers a 360 degree panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges and the forests. The barbecue and bon fire areas allow for one to sit by the fire under the starry sky to grill the food of your choice while you spend your time mulling over your drink with family and friends.
PRICE RANGE: INR 2,409 â€“ INR 6,607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)