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6 Stays That Offer More Than Just Cliche Activities!

Are you wondering where to take your family for a unique vacation? No worries! Here are some extraordinary stays. They are unusual not only because of where they are located and the amenities they provide but also because each of these are in close proximity to horse riding facilities. Happy riding!

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Nainital: Live like royalty
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Recommended Stay: Himalaya Hotel

HolidayIQ reviewer Gaurav Arora lists out the special amenities provided, "Comfy lake facing rooms offer the ultimate comfort. The gracious hospitality makes the stay truly memorable. The hotel has a mini golf course overlooking the pristine green Naini Lake. It also organises outdoor activities like jungle and nature walks, rock climbing and horse riding for adventure loving guests. The in-house restaurant serves delectable cuisine."

Other Facilities: Car parking, conference hall, in-house movie, childrens playground, carom, table tennis room and games room.

Ooty: Get stunned by the greenery
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Recommended Stay: Delightz Inn

HolidayIQ reviewer Arpita Banerjee describes the stay, "Delightz Inn is nestled amidst lush green hills and every room on the upper floor gets to see the mesmerising sunrise and mist play depending upon the rain gods. The kitchen has a multi-cuisine menu and the kids tucked in good amounts owing to the quality of the food. The breakfast served on the lawn was novel. It maintains a very good garden which includes many species which we paid to see at the Botanical garden! Horse riding has to be paid for."

Other Facilities: Sports club for kids and adults and bonfire.

Recommended Stay: Kodai Resort

HolidayIQ reviewer Subhendu Chatterjee talks about the specialities, "Cottages with a rustic environment, great view and open areas to relax. With big open terrace balconies, you can witness beautiful sunrise and rain. With Coaker's Walk and Bryant Park just across the road, spend the morning and evening with a spectacular view of the valley. Walk to the Kodai Lake through the Bryant Park and enjoy cycling, horse riding and boating to your heart's fill."

Other Facilities: Ayurvedic centre, beauty parlour, souvenir shop,  kid's play area, campfire, reading area with mini library.

Recommended Stay: Radisson Blu Hotel

HolidayIQ reviewer Shubhro says, "The thing about Radisson Blu, apart from being the oasis in the middle of the winding confusion of Agra streets, is that they make the effort to get to know what kind of a patron and traveller you are." HolidayIQ reviewer Subhasis Sahu says, "The beautiful location near Jamaal and Agra fort, the night viewing of Taj at moonlit night was mesmerising. The food, the hospitality and the ambience were all excellent for a family visit or for romantic nights. Horse riding to Jamaal at stone's throw was amazing.

Other Facilities: Indian Nawabi cuisine, sports bar, spa.

Recommended Stay: Usha Ascot

HolidayIQ reviewer Saurabh says, "Usha Ascot is a very good hotel located in Matheran. It has all facilities like swimming pool, spa and all. The hotel service is good and also the staff is cooperative. As it is centrally located all tourist places and points, they are fairly accessible. Horse riding facilities are provided through the hotel.

Other Facilities: Swimming pool with a sunken bar and an open restaurant, permit room, health club with steam room, sauna, jacuzzi and massage facility, AC pool parlour and disco.

Karjat: Experience raw nature
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Recommended Stay: Saguna Baug

HolidayIQ reviewer Vinay shares, "We stayed at pond house. The food was really simple yet very tasty. We got a personal butler who showed us the entire place, helped us attend and participate in all the activities. Every staff member welcomed us with a big smile that reflected in their eyes. We enjoyed plenty of activities, swimming in Ulhas River, wild buffalo ride in the water, rod fishing, dragnet fishing, bullock cart ride, Segway ride, zip line, snake show, horse riding and many more.

Other Facilities: Tour of the farm, fish farming, supervised river swimming, paddle boating.

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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