The holiday season is here, and there’s magic in the air, especially with Christmas around the corner! It’s that time of the year when the travel bug bites the hardest. Whether it’s the twinkling lights, the festive carols, or the aroma of holiday treats, the excitement of Christmas makes exploring new destinations and stays irresistible. This is a time when families, friends and loved ones come together, often seeking new experiences and creating lasting memories in picturesque destinations.
Embracing this festival spirit, Airbnb Hosts are decking the halls with a special Christmas offer that travellers across India won’t want to miss. This Christmas eve (24 December), 12 of the country’s most unique Airbnb homes are available at a special price of INR 2512* each.
From the bustling streets of Jaipur to the serene backwaters of Kerala, these unique stays promise an unparalleled holiday experience. Whether it’s waking up to the mountains of Manali or enjoying a beachside Christmas in Goa, these cater to every traveller’s dream, making it an unforgettable Christmas celebration this year.
“At Airbnb, we believe in making travel experiences unique and accessible,” said Amanpreet Bajaj, Airbnb’s General Manager, India, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. “With this special Christmas offer from our wonderful Host community, we want to spread joy and cheer to travellers across India, allowing them to experience the magic of the holiday season in some of the most unique stays and destinations in the country.”
Each of the 12 homes below are available to book for only INR 2512* starting today for an unforgettable Christmas stay on Christmas eve (24 December, 2023, one night only) — fastest fingers first! To check out the entire list of stays, please visit www.airbnb.com/12staysofchristmas.
Sea facing Luxury A Frame with Private Plunge pool, Varkala, Kerala
Discover an unparalleled retreat at this luxurious A-Frame cabin, perched on the edge of a cliff with the Arabian Sea as its majestic backdrop. The highlight is the private plunge pool, elegantly overlooking the vast expanse of the sea, providing an intimate space for relaxation or romantic moments. Inside, the cabin’s A-Frame design accentuates a cosy yet luxurious atmosphere, perfectly complementing the awe-inspiring outside views. Ideal for those seeking a serene escape, this property promises an unforgettable experience where the sky meets the sea.
Casa Lontano – Farmstay with Pool & Lawn, New Delhi
Escape to a tranquil haven at this charming farmstay, nestled away from the city’s hustle and bustle. This serene retreat is a symphony of nature’s sounds, offering the perfect countryside getaway. The property features a swimming pool, two large bedrooms, a cosy living room with an open kitchen, making the space feel like a home away from home. This farmstay is a delightful blend of rustic charm and modern convenience, promising a peaceful and rejuvenating experience.
Winter Garden, Jaipur, Rajasthan
The Winter Garden Studio is an artistic and elegant property with mindful corners that are designed with plants, sculptures, and antiques. If you’re looking for a calm and serene house, this is the Airbnb for you! Should you need any more persuasion to book this space, don’t forget the private terrace hidden with a canopy of greenery that offers just the right amount of solitude for you to catch up on a great read and enjoy the sun on a winter afternoon.
La Belle Vie Naukuchiatal, Bhimtal, Nainital
Nestled in the Lake District and just a few minutes from the gorgeous Naukuchiatal Lake, this Airbnb is the ideal holiday getaway. Inspired by nature, the stay is made with stone and reclaimed wood. The living space gives a very warm feeling while being well-equipped with modern amenities. The beautiful markets, restaurants and other recreational activities like boating, paragliding, hiking, nature walks are available within a walking distance to please the wanderer within.
The Granary: wooden cabin on stilts, Coorg, Karnataka
Standing tall on stilts, the Granary is a warm blend of luxury and homeliness. Overlooking the elephant corridor, this Airbnb home is a great place to soak in the true essence of Coorg. The rustic and peaceful charm comes from its unique history, that of it being a 100-year-old granary. It is an intimate space with a beautiful view of the lush coffee estates visible from both the bedroom and balcony, designed to make you feel one with nature.
Experience tranquillity at Casa de Serenidade, a duplex condo in Siolim, North Goa. Revel in stunning 180-degree hill views from the spacious terrace, perfect for sunrise coffee or sunset cocktails. Relax in the condo’s pool or explore the Goa beaches, that’s just a short drive away. Indulge in nearby chic restaurants for a gourmet experience.
Heritage Home in Kasauli with Four Bedrooms, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
Discover the charm of a century-old heritage home in the peaceful cantonment of Kasauli. This quaint retreat features four cosy bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, along with a living room, a reading room, and spacious dining areas. Enjoy the fully equipped kitchen and expansive open spaces. Ideal for birdwatching enthusiasts, this tranquil getaway offers a perfect blend of historical allure and serene relaxation.
Discover the true dolce far niente at Whyt, The Pause Project. A dreamy escape in North Goa where mornings unfold with coffee, books, and the mesmerising views of a lush, seemingly infinite forest. Imagine waking up to the melodies of chirping birds, sunlight filtering through mangroves, and monkeys enjoying their sunbath as you are sipping on your morning cuppa in your bed. Art from local Goan artists, shelves adorned with books and plants, a cosy reading swing and your private kitchenette evoke a comforting sense of home.
The Hakushu Project : A Luxury A-Frame Cabin, Sainj, Himachal Pradesh
Discover Hakushu, a secluded A-frame mountain cottage nestled in an apple orchard in the serene Sainj valley, near Shimla. This minimalist Japanese-inspired retreat offers a tranquil escape with its stunning valley views, private jacuzzi, and cosy fireplace, perfect for couples or small families seeking a peaceful nature getaway.
Escape to Hazel at The Pause Project, an enchanting space nestled on the edge of the lush forests of Siolim, North Goa. Unwind amidst nature’s embrace, where every moment invites you to pause, reflect, and indulge in peaceful reflection. This holiday season, experience the Goan Christmas like a local as the charming holiday spirit adorns the streets of Siolim as you step right out of Hazel.
Luxurious Wooden Attic Suite, Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Experience luxury in the lap of nature at Tra – A Boutique Stay, nestled amidst apple orchards with stunning Himalayan views, near Manali. Hosts Kanupriya & Prashant offer a cosy, beautifully decorated cottage with sumptuous in-house dining, blending serene mountain tranquillity with convenient access to the city.
The Artist’s Studio, Jaipur
This cosy one-bedroom Airbnb in central Jaipur blends sculptures, paintings, antiques, and quirky furniture for a unique aesthetic. It features a spacious ensuite layout with a private terrace, ideal for unwinding under the evening sky. A perfect choice for solo travellers, small families, or friends, this artistic haven promises a memorable stay.
*Plus applicable taxes and fees.