Bangalore is known as the green city of the country due to its lush green trees which have been growing here for generations. The city itself is very calm and there are a lot of resorts around Bangalore you can choose from for a weekend getaway.
Once you go to Bangalore, you will definitely have thoughts about moving there. The climate is quite good throughout the year and it will never drain you out. The only thing that might drain you out, however, is the traffic. Since there is a sizeable chunk of the city folk in search of weekend getaways and short breaks, there are many resorts that offer just that and more.
Today, I’ll mention some of the best Resorts in Bangalore that you might want to make a weekend getaway with friends and family.
Experience luxury at its finest – a plush resort in Bangalore
This is a more modernized hotel located with lush green lawns in Devanahalli and about 11 km from the Kempegowda Airport. It is a four-star retreat and is quite close to the city. It has an outdoor pool which looks like the ones they show in the movies.
The rooms are spacious and neatly maintained and also offer 24 hr room service, along with a mini bar in the room. If you are looking to stay here for a day or two, you can rest assured to have a good time. With such an exquisite ambience, this place is one of the best day-out places in Bangalore.
The activities and facilities available at the resort are swimming pool, cricket, hand soccer, billiards, chess, dart, water polo, carom, table tennis, badminton, and gymnasium.
From the city madness to a jungle camp near Bangalore
This stay in Bangalore is the first of its kind in the city which is located away from the traffic and pollution but close enough to make it convenient for a quick break. You could escape all your weekday worries by spending one memorable weekend here.
This resort is completely unique. The accommodation in the resort is in the tents which vary based on preference. They also arrange camping events for large groups. You could have your own private barbecue at the tent and enjoy a night under the skies, looking at the stars. Sounds like a perfect idea, doesn’t it? Camping is one such activity that is fun if you are going as a couple with your loved one or as a big group.
Services available at the resort include a swimming pool, barbecue, sports like volleyball and cricket, rope activities, playground for kids and shaded pitches are camping pitches that will provide enough shade for you along with amenities like a toilet. You could also request the management to arrange a nice candle light dinner for you and your loved one, out in the wild. Trekking can also be done if you are interested.
Nature camp on the outskirts of Bangalore
This is a unique camping resort which is a 2-hour drive from Bangalore. With the place being surrounded by hills and forests, you could either choose to do everything or just swing on a hammock tied to the trees and admire the beauty around you. Here, you could engage yourself in the wild by doing various activities.
Some of the things that you could do include bridge walking, setting up a campfire with your buddies, going out for a nature walk and spotting some birds, kayaking, trekking, and spending time in the tree house.
This is the ideal destination for anyone who is looking to sleep out in the wild, being surrounded by forests and also looking for some great adventure with all their close buddies.
Reconnect with nature at a rustic resort in Bangalore
This resort, located off the Kanakpura road, boasts of a simplistic yet antique, village feel which offers peace and serenity.
The resort is full of green plantations, flowers and gardens to help you relax. You could go here and feel like you are in your village, far away from the buzzing city life. The resort’s endorsement – walk in and feel at home, does complete justice to the experience you will have here.
If you are willing to stay, then you can choose to stay either in the rooms, villa or the cottages. The entire resort, including the rooms, has been decorated with a lot of effort to make it look like an ancestral home.
Facilities at the resort include a swimming pool, library, badminton court, amphitheatre, organic farming, trekking, Ayurvedic spa, children’s play area, etc. In the dining area, the resort serves all Indian food at specific hours.
The fruits and vegetables are plucked from the farms nearby. Things to do at the resort are too many to count. You could be entertained and feel at peace even without doing anything due to the fresh feel of the countryside.
However, some of the things that you could do are hiking, farming, adventure sports, swimming, reading at the library or by the pool or wherever you want to, cooking, Ayurveda therapies at the spa and much more.
A boutique resort in Bangalore
This resort in Bangalore is another fun day out place. It is a lakeside resort and is quite peaceful and serene. The Day Packages range from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1500. You can choose whatever you want depending on your preferences. They have villas too if you are looking to go there with a huge bunch.
All of you can stay together under one roof if you are planning to relax or play cards or any indoor activities during the day. The lake in the resort offers fun activities. They also have the ATVs, paintball and rain dance. Or you could choose to relax by the poolside along with good company.
Other activities at the resort include table tennis, chess, carrom, volleyball, football, water sports and Karaoke nights. You might need a comfortable pair of clothing if you are going to get involved in outdoor activities. Do not carry any valuables. Go light!
Resorts have their own way of giving you the peace you deserve. Touted as the first underground resort in the country, this one has an underground auditorium, a spa to release all the stress, a bar, and a restaurant. All of these are underground and have great ambience.
There are several activities in the resort as well. Some of them are tunnel trekking, beach volleyball, bicycle riding, horse riding, bull riding, billiards, badminton, table tennis, chess, and carom. Few of the adventure activities include archery, wall climbing, Burma loops, zorb ball, paintball, Commando Bridge, quad bike rides, trampoline jumping, zip line, etc.
They have several types of packages. The Day Out Package is also available which is around Rs. 900 on weekdays and Rs. 1000 on weekends. Timings are 9 in the morning to 5:30 in the evening. With all these fun activities in a quirky underground place, you can have a fun day out with friends and family. This is exactly the kind of day out you deserve.
Holiday Village resort
The resort is located near Kanakpura and it’s the looks of this resort that attracts everybody. The first thing to catch your attention once you step in would be the many large palm trees which lend a coastal vibe. The rooms are spacious and well designed. They have a bar cum restaurant called the Baisakhi which mainly serves Punjabi food.
The activities and facilities available at the resort are as follows, swimming pool, discotheque, beach volleyball, paintball, snooker, football, cricket, badminton, rain dance, table tennis, chess, carrom, library, etc.
The Paintball in the resort is a UV Paintball which is the first UV Paintball in Bangalore. You can play paintball in the dark while the room is lit with UV lights and luminous pellets. There’s also a discotheque – a fun place to let your hair down and show your moves.
This resort in Karnataka is one of the best resorts for a day out. It is situated about 150 km away from Bangalore and about 50 km’s from Mysore. It is an island-like backwater-resort where you could go with your family and have a nice day out. The MD of this resort has worked with the Karnataka Forest Department and has over 25 years of experience. He has moulded the resort and brought it to this shape.
It is a true nature resort and is sure to leave you enchanted with its beauty. Boating and cruising at this resort are its main features of attraction as these are not available in all the resorts. You do not have to go all the way to Goa to do the banana ride if you have been waiting to do it.
It has various facilities and activities in the backwaters like pedal boating, canoeing, banana ride, boat rides with single seater to ten seater boats, etc. There are also quite a few activities that one would definitely want to do. As a day out trip to the resort, you may not be able to complete all the activities. If you are looking to stay back, you should.
The other game and sports at the resort include basketball, badminton, volleyball, cricket, trampoline and several indoor activities like chess, carom, football, table tennis, etc. The fares of the resort vary depending on the number of people travelling, along with the type of room you prefer to stay in.
This resort is an ‘abode of tranquillity and joy’ and is located on the banks of River Cauvery. It is one of the best nature resorts in Bangalore. Once you enter this resort, you will feel like you are out in the wild or in a hill station. Not only due to its looks but also due to all the fun outdoor activities which are usually possible in places by the water or on a hill station. Most of the interesting outdoor activities include the ones in the water.
Some of the fun activities at the resort are coracle rides, cycling, an engaging jungle gym that houses archery, Tarzan jump, ditch jump, balancing beams, trust fall, etc. All of these activities are unique to this retreat and are going to engage you in a lot of fun. People of all ages enjoy this place very much and return with loads of memories.
This resort cum spa is located very close to the airport and is not very far from the city. It is spread over 7 acres and has around 52 rooms with a restaurant that serves the variety of food. This is one of the well-maintained resorts in Bangalore. This is good for both staying as well as a day outing. They have a large swimming pool and several indoor activities like badminton and snooker as well.
Outdoor sports include football and cricket. The resort also offers rejuvenating spa treatments. They follow Ayurvedic and Balinese methods of therapy. This is the best form of stress-buster. You are definitely going to get renewed and will come back for more. The resort also offers activities like ATVs, BMX, paintball, and zorbing.
Golden Palms resort
This is a 5-star resort hotel situated in Bangalore. It is about 6 km from the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre. This hotel has one of the largest swimming pools. For the ones who prefer day outing, this hotel doesn’t disappoint. Their team will always be ready to organize fun activities for the guests like tug of war, treasure, hunt and cricket matches.
They also have several outdoor and indoor activities like water volleyball, tennis, football, cricket, squash, billiards, snooker, chess, and carom. You could also take a peaceful dip in the pool or chill by the poolside with some drinks.
With so many fun activities to do at each and every resort, it gets difficult to recommend one. There can never be anything more relaxing than a small and short getaway with your loved ones.