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Exams are over and the schools have closed for summer vacations. And it isn’t just the kids that are looking forward to some time away from home, surely you are too! A short trip or a weekend getaway is all you need to get rejuvenated.  So we’ve taken the liberty to list out these six family-friendly resorts in India where not only will your kids have a blast, you too can relax and unwind. Also Read - Unlock Phase I in Rajasthan: Hotels, Restaurant, Clubs And Shopping Malls to Reopen From Monday | Details Here



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1. Paradise Isle Beach Resort, Udupi

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Located right on the Malpe Beach in Udupi, Karnataka, Paradise Ile Beach Resort is quite literally for the entire family. With a swimming pool and a host of games — from football and beach volleyball to table-tennis and carom — that’ll keep the young ‘uns busy, you folks can sneak away and get a massage or three at their spa. The rooms start from Rs 3500, which we think is a real steal, don’t you think?

2. Tiger Safari Resort, Ranthambhore

What can we say about Ranthambhore National Parkt that hasn’t already been said. Sure, Ranthambore can be exceptionally hot around this time of the year but it is also the best time for tiger sighting. The folks at the Tiger Safari Resort will be happy to arrange a safari or even a camel/horse ride for your pleasure. After a day in the forests, entertain yourself with Rajasthani folk music and dance performance, take a camel-cart ride into a village or simply get a massage. Sounds pretty relaxing AND entertaining to us! Rooms start at Rs 2200.

3. The Kikar Lodge, Rupnagar

The Kikar Lodge

From quad biking and horse riding to archery the Kikar Lodge is a perfect getaway from the madness of city life. Remember to book your time slot in advance for all the activities else you may find yourself with a very cranky child! If you want some me-time away from the wife and and kids, Kikar also has a game room where you can enjoy a game of pool or cards. Rooms start at Rs 7700.

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4. United 21 Panoramic Resort, Karnala

United 21 Panoramic Resort is located near to the Karnala Bird Sanctuary in Raigad district  of Maharashtra. The resort is a perfect getaway during summer vacations since it has an amazing water park. The park also has a rain dance platform, so make sure you have an extra set of clothes. United 21 Panoramic Resort also includes several other activities such as rifle shooting, and ‘river’ crossing which is more of a poolside activity. Rooms start at about Rs 9300 upwards but the tariff is inclusive of all meals and pool activities.

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 5. Club Mahindra Tusker Trails, Thekkady

Club Mahindra Tusker Trails is located in Thekkady, Kerala. The location is known for its lush green forest, hills tigers and elephants. The resort, which is a kilometer away from the Periyar Tiger Reserve, is a perfect holiday spot for your family. The resort’s Svaastha Spa provides Ayurvedic massages and treatments, while the game room is perfect for a lazy afternoon. The stay will cost you approximately Rs 8,000.

 6. Hidden Village Resort, Sakhroli Village

Hidden Village Resort

Loctaed in Skhroli village in the Thane district of Maharashtra, Hidden Village Resort, is spread across four acres. This resort offers what everyone in Mumbai spends a lifetime looking for: a small measure of pace. Enjoy a game of chess or table tennis or hit the resort’s freshwater pond for a swim. The good folks at Hidden Village Resort also organize treks and the rooms here start at Rs 1200 a night.

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