With work from home or remotely being a norm in the post pandemic world, it's great to be able to transform your workspace into a dream space. The rules have become lenient and many find themselves working from the banks of Rishikesh or the hills of the Himalayas. So, if you are looking for an ideal getaway, then why not make the best use of these workation-friendly destinations? Work from a quiet beach in Goa or a gorgeous café facing the Naini Lake! Here's a curated list of the top 5 places in India for a workation or getaway!
Top 5 Destinations In India For A Workation
At this point, Goa is like the overachiever cousin of yours that has to be the best at everything. Beaches, clubs, seafood, vibes! Is it enough or do we go on? Attend your seminars/webinars etc while chilling by a seaside shack with beer and a half-finished steak, looking at the soothing waves crashing on the shore. Apart from the obvious, the place can offer, Goa is a very well-developed state with Wi-Fi and data availability everywhere thus making it the perfect destination if you are planning a workation.
Hill Stations bring about a sense of calmness and comfort for anyone who visits the place. This place, being the literal 'Queen of the Hills' does just that. It will refresh your senses and add to your work productivity. With tall pine trees and scenic valleys, the city always has the bluest skies and the prettiest sunsets to offer! If your place of work lets you log off early, make sure you never miss a sunset! Have a go at the street food stalls and shop your heart out! The booklovers can also get to meet Ruskin Bond as he visits his bookstore - Cambridge book depot every Saturday.
Another hill station to the Southern part of the country, Coorg in Karnataka is known for its breathtaking sceneries. With lush green forests all around, the place is also famous for its coffee plantations thus engaging both your visual and nasal senses. Visit the Madikeri fort, Tibetan Buddhist golden temple, Nagarhole national park, Abbi falls and much more than the rich nature there has to offer! Get to clear your mind from the city stress in the best way possible!
Alleppey in Kerala is a treat for the mind in need of a serene environment. Visit the Alleppey beach, Krishnapuram palace and much more. Indulge yourselves in some self-care with the greatest stress buster - the traditional ayurvedic massage. Winters bring out the best of Alleppey so make sure you time your workation from November onwards as it is pleasant during that time with an estimated temperature of around 17 to 32 degrees celsius.
Adding another Hill Station to the list, Panchgani is an unskippable destination when it comes to workations. Located in the state of Maharashtra, this place is replete with natural beauty. Waterfalls, dams, lakes, forts, and valleys are just a few of what it has to offer. Make the most of your trip here by visiting the the Mapro garden, indulging in some heavenly strawberry shakes, trying out Panchgani adventures for those who want to try Paragliding, getting a Jeep tour of the entire locality, going horse riding and getting yourself that necessary break even while working.
Time to head to these destinations before the 'Work From Home' scenario changes and you are called back to work from the office desks.