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If you’re one of the many turning the coming weekend into a 4-day holiday, here are the best Holi 2020 getaways to head to for a fun celebration.

Narendra Bhawan Bikaner

holi 2020 getaways

Rajasthan’s hottest property for the last few years, Narendra Bhawan Bikaner is the perfect mix of royal heritage and quirky millennial cool. They start the celebrations with a starlit dinner by the lake, where dancers from the Sidh community perform their traditional dance. The Bikaneri Holi is celebrated with fire dancers at their Darbari oasis, live Sufi music, and culinary indulgence. Instead of colours, they honour the festival by hosting a poolside brunch at the neighbouring Laxmi Niwas Palace, and of course, the sumptuous breakfast and cocktails they’re known for.

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Noor Mahal

holi 2020 getaways

Capturing the royal essence of Mughal and Rajputana rulers, Noor Mahal is in Karnal just off the oft-used highway from Delhi towards Punjab. Along with all the luxuries of a heritage hotel, Noor Mahal is big on sports both indoor and outdoor. Be it wall climbing, lawn tennis, basketball, billiards, board games, and more—the active soul will be satisfied. And their Holi is just as zestful. The day begins with Rajasthani folk dance and aarti tilak ceremony. Look forward to a rain dance party next to the pool, replete with a live DJ, lined with snacks throughout, followed by a hearty meal. And before you move onto indulging at dinner, they have community games and surprise gifts planned for the guests.

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Suryagarh

holi 2020 getaways

If Holi in the desert is what interests you, Suryagarh Jaisalmer is your destination. In the Thar, they begin with a sundowner on the eve of Holi, which is followed by Holika Dahan the next day. The celebrations continue with a Holi brunch with live music by the renowned Manganiars musicians. The magnificent fort and its sprawling garden, regional and international cuisines, indoor pool, and their popular spa Rait will have you enjoying the most relaxing Holi ever.

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The Westin Sohna Resort & Spa

holi 2020 getaways

One of the most popular staycation spots from Delhi NCR, The Westin Sohna Resort & Spa is as family-friendly as it is romantic. They are known is for their pool breakfasts and spacious villas. They Holi celebrations are traditional. Organic colours, gujiya and traditional sweetmeats prepared by their chef, and thandai flowing through it all. They’ve even managed to add waterworks to this eco-friendly celebration, so if you love to relive customs and enjoy festivals that way, this is the one to go for.

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Alila Fort Bishangarh

Holi 2020 getaways

Enjoy Holi with a hilltop view of Jaipur at this heritage hotel. In the midst of Aravallis, Alila Fort Bishangarh is celebrating the festival with natural colours and a special luncheon. Going the eco-friendly way, they’re steering clear of any use of chemicals in any materials used to play Holi. And the celebrations will be complemented by folk performances and the traditional dhol. Alongwith you’ll also have a Rajasthani mela, kite flying, games with Holi balloons, and more to indulge in.

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JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa

Holi 2020 getaways

They have a Royal stay for Holi this year. Start with a breakfast spread at Sukh Mahal, fuel up here before the celebrations begin. The dance party to follow is lined by DJ Mone and DJ Nipun for the beats, as well as scrumptious Indian and international delicacies. That’s not where it ends, they help you rejuvenate from all the activity at the spa, enjoy the therapeutic baths, and nail and skin treatments at a special discount with the Holi package.

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