Just like the tagline describes- Small but Beautiful, Sikkim is a colorful land that is filled to the brim with culture, tradition, folk and lore, and much more to look up to and makes for one of the best choices of travel for an offbeat traveller. With great offbeat travels, a need of an equally splendid stay arises and here are some of the best offbeat stays in Sikkim-
- Mayfair Spa Resort and Casino
One of the finest in the state, this offbeat stay in Sikkim is clasped amidst the misty Himalayas of Sikkim and comprises a soothing ambience, world class amenities and makes sure to retain its stayers. Featuring noble imperial villas to large family rooms to cozy cottages, this makes for an ample choice for honeymooners and alongside the luxury comforts, this place lets you dine, wine, romance and have the best gambling recess. With a spa that allows you to rejuvenate, this is one of your best choices.
- WelcomHeritage Resort Denzong Regency
One of the most classy and luxurious offbeat stay options in Sikkim, this place is a choice for the ones who look forward to sheer luxury and nothing less. This family run offbeat stay offers luxury suites that come with recreative options such as a souvenir shop, fitness centre and a bookshop with outdoor activity of sightseeing too. You get to dine in a Multi cuisine restaurant and feast upon a lounge bar and also an open deck cafe for the view of the city, valley and Mt. Kanchenjunga.
- Orange Village Resort
Surrounded by a decent chunk of nature, this offbeat stay in Sikkim is set amongst orange orchards, overlooking the lush green mountains and a meandering river. The gardens where you can take walks and the private balconies that open up to a magnificent view are some of the beautiful exteriors of this offbeat place. With equally beautiful interiors that are studded with teak wood flooring and furniture, the amenities include a bar, fitness centre, multi cuisine restaurant, a spa to rejuvenate and the activities include video games, indoor and outdoor games and also arts and crafts. This offbeat stay is also open to workcations due to its provision of a well-equipped conference hall.
- Summit Norling Resort And Spa
Set in the picturesque backdrop of cascading waterfalls and standing on the edge of a silent valley, this offbeat stay in Sikkim offers some of the best view spots from a residence. With luxurious and spacious bedrooms and a multi-cuisine dining cum bar serves freshly prepared Sikkimese, Continental, and Chinese dishes along with a fine selection of spirits. For your rejuvenation, the spa lets you access massage and other services.
- Chumbi Mountain Retreat and Spa
Offering one of a kind of spacious and luxurious stays, this offbeat stay in Sikkim is an epitome of hospitality. Starting from a welcoming drink of organic tea to the treatment and amenities that are offered, this offbeat stay is an impeccable choice to spend time in. Fitted with a Sikkim folk and history based theme for every type of room, this offbeat stay lets you enjoy a rejuvenating spa experience, art and culture corner, a movie theatre, a conference space and a barbecue spot and grants you a choice of restaurants and various cuisines to dine upon too.
- Norbu Ghang Resort
Set in the mountain emblazoned backdrop of the verdant hills overlooking the snow-capped peaks, this offbeat stay in Sikkim is made out of sheer tradition and culture coupled with amenities that fit to every need of comfort. With a garden that greets the mountain views and traditional Sikkimese architecture, you are offered the traditional hot stone bath at “Menchu” which is unique to this region or choose from other massages that relax , rejuvenate and energize you.
- Magpie Pachhu Village Resort
An authentic offbeat stay in Sikkim that offers a local charm alongside its comfortable amenities. Equipped with homely comforts, or organic meals at a family-run restaurant, you feel like a home away from home. With the right amount of privacy and a location near to the mountains that is exotic and tranquil, it makes for a perfect spot for couples and honeymooners.
- Apple Orchard Resort, Lachen
Set in the trekking trails of Mt. Kanchendzonga and Mt. Sinolchu and perched at an astounding altitude of 8838 feet, this offbeat stay enthralls you with its wooden rustic and snowy charm. Interiors that give you a countryside feel and the orchard that surrounds it lets you take a moment of peace in the stay. With comfortable beds and homemade delicacies, this is the closest offbeat experience to a pure Sikkim vibe.
- Cherry Resort
One of the best offbeat stays with a view, this offbeat stay in Sikkim is your go to choice if you desire to be surrounded by mountains. Offering a 360 degree view of the Mt. Khangchendzonga and the Teesta River gorge nearly 8000 metres below, the services of comfort are sure to charm your stay experience. Fitted with cozy rooms and children’s space and also a badminton court, this is an ample family spot and also the activities of cycling, badminton, carroms are some of the highlights.
- Wild flower Retreat
Set in a serenity filled silence of the Silent Valley of Maenam Sanctuary at Borong, Ravangla, this offbeat stay in Sikkim offers you a choice of rooms as well as cottages that are close to nature. With a room heater to cozy up in the winters and encouraging you to connect with nature, this offbeat stay avoids Wifi and TV. This offbeat stay is the best choice for a digital detox. Balconies that open up to a view and king sized beds with the local cuisine, this one is worth a shot.