Planning a vacation is always fun. But if you are a pet parent, it’s also a cause of sadness and anxiety. Sadness because however much you want to take your furry child along, it is difficult getting accommodation. So obviously you send your pet to a pet boarding or leave him/her with a friend and relative, and then worry throughout the vacation. But guess what? Those days are gone. Because right now there are a bunch of hotels which allow you to enjoy your vacation in the company of your furry kids.
So, if you are bored self-isolating at home due to the ongoing pandemic and would really like to stretch out a bit, with your furry friends for company, here's a host of options for you.
Ambassador, New Delhi, IHCL seleQtions
If you are based in Delhi NCR or nearby areas, drive to Ambassador in New Delhi to spend some relaxed time with your fur babies. Their Discover Petcation will allow you to enjoy a curated holiday or workation, whichever you prefer.
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From pet food bowls, toys, leashes, vet contacts for emergencies, pet beds, blankets and mats – they have you covered for pretty much everything. So, get set for a picture-perfect vacation.
Lakeside Chalet, Marriott Executive Apartments, Mumbai,
Bored of being at home but can’t leave Mumbai either? You might want to check out Lakeside Chalet – Mumbai, Marriott Executive Apartments. Not just dogs and cats, you can even take along your birds and fishes. The pets are allowed in suites and rooms apart from the alfresco and garden areas. Your pets will be given a welcome kit comprising packaged food, treats, a bowl, toys and chewies. Their in-house chefs can prepare special meals tailored for your pets. Not just that, they will also clean up after your pets for a nominal amount.
Casa Cottage, Bengaluru
Techies stuck in Bengaluru with their pets, don’t lose heart. Pack your laptops and clothes and just check in at the Casa Cottage in Richmond Town. Even though this place is close to the busy MG Road, the greenery of the area and the property will give your device-weary eyes a well-deserved break.Take a breather from hectic Zoom meetings with your pets here. And guess what? You don’t need to pay anything extra for your pets.
Piggy Hostels, Goa
Has your heart been craving for the sun, sea and chills of Goa? We found a cool place for you in Arambol where you can enjoy your beach holiday with your pets. Piggy Hostels offer individual rooms for pet parents. The rooms are a part of the hostels. You can even indulge in fun activities like yoga, art workshops, pub crawls and game nights, and of course, long walks on the beach with your pets.
The Elgin, Darjeeling
The Elgin is arguably one of the best luxury properties of the Queen of Hills. Once upon a time, this was the summer palace of the king of Cooch Behar in West Bengal. What sets this property apart is its old colonial charm and the stunning views it offers. The Elgin also has an in-house pet pooch, so you can take your own furry child and let them play along. And yes, you don’t pay a dime extra for your pets.
Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort and Spa, Chennai
Who says you need to compromise in terms of accommodation while holidaying with your pooch? Drive down to Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort and Spa, Chennai. This 18th century property used to be a Dutch fort once upon a time and offers stunning views of the Bay of Bengal. Check into a villa-style or cottage room with your pets.
Phoebe’s Farm, Khopoli, Maharashtra
This is one place most pet parents of Mumbai, Pune and nearabouts are familiar with. Phoebe’s Farm is one of those rare places where you can let your pets run about, without the leash on.
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The farm is home to about 200 rescued animals and together it is one happy family. There is a pool too where you could jump in with your pet, but keeping COVID-19 government restrictions in mind, it’s just limited to pets currently.
Grape County, Nashik, Maharashtra
An eco-friendly luxury resort, Grape County is one happy place for your pets. With a man-made lake to relax in, a lush green lawn to run about and meals and other requirements provided for your pets, you can literally let your hair down here. Stay in tents or pick a farmhouse of your choice and have a gala time with your furry baby here amidst sprawling nature.