The state of art, literature, culture and heritage embedded in its roots that has been a place of fascination for the British, Portuguese, French and more is also a surprisingly pleasant and an offbeat destination to set your sails upon indeed. With a rich flora fauna and a retro vibe in the entire state, an offbeat stay in this state, experience one of a kind of hospitality and everything that is Bengali. Here are some of the best offbeat stays in the state.
An offbeat stay that is nestled in nature-both inside and out. Handcrafted to fit in amongst the lush greenery that blends the comfort of a modern day home as well as a natural perspective to it, this offbeat stay is a spot of silence and solitude. Organic meals, a forest garden and cozy rooms with private balconies surely enchant the offbeat backpacker in you.
- Singalila Jungle Lodge
Located in the fringes of the Singalila National Park, this offbeat stay is an ample spot due to its location, the surroundings and of its amenities. Studded with traditional Nepalese style rooms and fireplaces for a cozy stay in the winters, this offbeat stay is an exciting spot for bird watching too. WITH 169 species of birds and mammals like the rare Red Panda, this one is surely worth a shot.
- Chilapata Jungle Camp
Set in an idyllic location , this offbeat stay in West Bengal suits anyone who is on the lookout for an interactive perspective of local culture as well as one that is away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Replicating the design of tribal stay, this offbeat stay charms you with an interior that resembles the tribal stays yet it comprises the amenities of comfort too. With an AC, hot baths, a restaurant and also a conference hall, this makes for a good choice for a backpacker as well as a workcation option.
- Darjeeling Blossom Eco Tourism
A perfect choice of an offbeat stay in West Bengal for anyone looking for a digital detox- this offbeat stay aims at decluttering the modern interference of technology and aims at an altogether different perspective of peace and provides an atmosphere close to nature and away from screens. With homely foods and rooms that are well suited for a family, this one is a good choice to spend time.
- Royal Sundarban Wild Resort
As royal as the name suggests, this luxurious offbeat stay in West Bengal is the best location closest to the forest core area to spend an ideal time amidst nature for a couple of days. Balconies that open up to an impressive view of the gardens and equipped with cozy beds, a restaurant for your Bengali delicacies and sight seeing that comes along is surely going to make your stay worthwhile.
- Himalayan Inn Homestay
One of the best stays in the picturesque spot of Darjeeling – this offbeat stay in West Bengal offers surreal views from a small cozy balcony and a spacious terrace. With homely food that is prepared to charm the guests and the cozy interiors suiting the cold weather, this offbeat stay is an ample spot for backpackers.
- Kolakham Conifers Retreat
This offbeat stay in West Bengal is set in the serene spot of an elevation that allows you to view the magnificent and a Panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga is available from all rooms. Apart from the view, the rooms are equipped with amenities like cozy rooms with comfortable beds and a spot for campfire , this one is for the backpacker and the squad that travels.
- Lepchaview Homestay
An ever charming and an all weather favoring offbeat stay is what this homestay is. With the silence of nature and also its views from the cozy and comfortable rooms, this offbeat stay is made for nature lovers and serves as a stop to halt and relax. Fitted with TV , hot water and a choice of comfortable beds, this offbeat stay also offers activities like trekking, bonfire, Jungle safari too.
- Dooarshini Resort
Set in a charming location, this offbeat stay in West Bengal offers twin Double bed non AC rooms, equipped with an attached bath with Geyser, a wide verandah in front of the rooms for full view of the scenic exterior surroundings. Activities like day jungle safari and cultural programmes are some of the highlights and a space for barbeque along with the open air Cafeteria, serving resplendent Indian, Chinese, Tandoori & Mughlai Cuisine is sure to please you.