‘You don’t get to choose your family, but your friends are the family you choose’ is a quote that rings true beyond millenial Instagram captions. Just check your WhatsApp chats, and you’ll realise you have a whole bunch of groups – aka families – that you belong to, and each making plans to go on a weekend getaway! It’s time you plan this ‘family holiday’ in a private villa, and truly appreciate the family you have chosen.
The Ones From School = SaffronStays Nisarg, Indapur
Our newest gem is what dreams are made of. Imagine a private infinity pool surrounded by lush green hills, peppered with colourful flowers. And inside the home, you’ll have no dearth of space to recount the days gone by. Who will you take with you on this trip down memory lane?
The Hum Saath Saath Hain Family = SaffronStays Kamal Farms, Karjat
Do you also belong to that one extended family with all your cousins and their brothers? This 5-bedroom private villa near Mumbai is one of the best places to holiday with kids. It’s got a huge lawn where you can play cricket to your heart’s content, a river flowing by where you can take a dip in the heat and the most lip-smacking home-cooked meals to ensure that you spend all your time on the dinner table only!
The Cool Office Gang = SaffronStays Amantra Farms, Karjat
Let’s be real, we all have that 1 office group that makes our ‘everyday’ more interesting. Whether it is sharing office gossip, meeting for lunch, stepping out for a smoke break, you’re spending all your free time on weekdays with them. It’s time you head out for a weekend getaway to a private pool villa near Mumbai. Here’s what the team of Buzzfeed India had to say of their stay at SaffronStays Amantra Farms, Karjat:
The Fit Fam = SaffronStays Masaya, Alibaug
Do you have your special circle of friends who do all-things-healthy together? How about heading for a family getaway to this gorgeous 3-bedroom home that boasts of a trek from the home, a waterfall to jump into once you’re done, and an organic patch with homegrown basil and peppermint to add to your health food that our special home-chef can dish up for you? Oh lest we forget, this home is pet-friendly too!
The Building-Friends Gang = SaffronStays Bellini, Karjat
Did you group up with a set of friends who would gather around for games every evening? Do you miss the competitive streak you once had while you played hide-and-seek, chor-police and hopscotch? You have to get your game on when you go to this 3 bedroom villa with private pool.
The Girl Gang = SaffronStays Chirebandi, Velneshwar
Let’s admit it – we’ve always wanted to dig our toes into slightly toasted sand on with a mimosa in hand, and not a thought in our mind. What if we tell you we’ve found the perfect weekend gateway for you? Situated right on Velneshwar beach, a family vacation here means you get to enjoy a lovely road trip to a private villa on the beach and then enjoy a fun holiday with your gals! You in?
The Kitty Party = SaffronStays Sea Crest, Goa
Sea-facing balconies in gorgeous apartments, infinity pools and sangrias flowing – all in Goa! Does this sound exactly like a group you know of? Aptly named Sea Crest, this pop coloured home is the perfect weekend destination for families looking for a quick break from the city. What are you waiting for then?
The Cousins Club = SaffronStays 9 Palms, Alibaug
We ALL have that 1 cousin group that we totally love! And an annual vacation with them is a given. So On your next villa holiday, it is only apt that you head to this sprawling 5-bedroom private villa with pool in Alibuag. It’s got enough space for all your outdoor games, a foosball table for those who prefer to stay indoors and a home-chef that will pamper both!
The Kids-Friends-Parents Group = SaffronStays Kenwoods, Vikramgad
The ideal gang is one with children and parents of the children. Either you’re the ‘children’ of their group, or you’re the parent organising this trip. Either way, the best holiday destinations with kids are those that provide enough space for all those in the group, and what better place than a 5-bedroom farmhouse? (Fun Fact: The private pool should be up and ready very very shortly!)
The Actual Fam = SaffronStays Girijyot, Bhor
When was the last time you went for a holiday with your family? Seems like a lifetime ago? It’s time to head to this weekend getaway near Pune. The 3 bedroom home, set on a riverside estate is perfect for family holidays. With archery, football and plenty of board games, you’ll never get bored. Head out now!