A Homegrown Guide To Unconventional Beachside Retreats For A Perfect Weekend Getaway

Offbeat beachside villas
Offbeat beachside villasCoco Shambhala

It's January, the month of resolutions, aspirations, and plans for the year ahead. But down the line, in the relentless pursuit of these goals, if the grind gets to you, what better cure is there to recharge than the sea? Here's Homegrown's favourite beachside villas that extend a tempting invitation to break free from the hustle and fully embrace the natural cadence of the tides.

Picture yourself in intimate harmony with the gentle lull of the waves, where time slows down and the only agenda is the unhurried exploration of seascapes and serenity. These exclusive retreats promise not just accommodation but an immersive experience in the lap of coastal luxury, where each villa becomes a private haven, a gateway to the ethereal allure of beachside living. Join us on a sojourn to discover these coastal gems, where the sands whisper tales of tranquility sunsets paint a canvas of solace.

Stella Maris Beach House
Stella Maris Beach HouseSaffronStays

Stella Maris Beach House - Redi Beach

Nestled near the Maharashtra-Goa border, Redi Beach captivates with Maldives-like charm, boasting sandy shores and azure waters. In the fishing village of Redi, celebrated for pristine white sand beaches and local seafood, SaffronStays' Stella Maris Beach House offers an authentic beach house experience with private access to the unspoiled beach. Enjoy water sports and capture mesmerizing sunsets from the elevated deck, adding an unforgettable dimension to your Redi Beach retreat.

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Lighthouse Villa
Lighthouse VillaAirbnb

Lighthouse Villa - Cherai Beach

Discover serenity at Lighthouse Villa on Cherai Beach, just 800 meters from the shore. This two-bedroom beachfront retreat, located 1.3 km from Kuzhupilly Beach, offers modern amenities including air conditioning, free WiFi, and private parking. Enjoy sea views from the terrace, and revel in privacy with a separate entrance. Engage in cycling and fishing or explore the area with bike and car rentals. A shared lounge area adds to the appeal, making Lighthouse Villa an ideal coastal escape.

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Bungalow on The Beach
Bungalow on The BeachNeemrana Hotels

Neemrana's - Bungalow on The Beach - Tharangambadi Beach

Situated a mere 190 meters from Fort Dansborg, Neemrana's - Bungalow on The Beach beckons with an outdoor swimming pool and a heritage charm. This historic retreat, featuring air-conditioned rooms with minibars, desks, and seating areas, offers a unique experience just steps away from the beach. The property boasts a garden, meeting facilities, a tour desk, and luggage storage, with special provisions for people with disabilities. Complemented by free parking, Neemrana's — Bungalow on The Beach promises a captivating blend of history and hospitality.

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Villa Beira Mar
Villa Beira MarBooking

Villa Beira Mar - Kihim Beach

Sprawled across an acre of coastal bliss, this retreat boasts a myriad of terraces and sea-facing bedrooms. The expansive living space, adorned with chic cane furniture, beckons for moments of relaxation, work, or entertaining. Plantation chairs on balconies provide a tranquil vantage point over frangipani-dotted gardens, while the highlight — an ocean-view pool—sets the stage for a refreshing dip. Adjacent to the pool, a charming gazebo awaits, perfect for leisurely post-swim libations or casual dining. With a skilled resident chef adept at crafting local delicacies, as well as Continental and Asian delights, Villa Beira Mar promises an exquisite coastal escape.

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Coco Shambhala Villas
Coco Shambhala VillasCoco Shambhala

Coco Shambhala - Sindhudurg

Discover an exclusive retreat at Coco Shambhala, a collection of four distinct luxury villas in the serene haven of Sindhudurg. More than just accommodations, these villas promise a haven of peace, joy, and tranquility, where guests are welcomed as friends. Whether you choose Villa Arka, Villa Amaresha, Villa Inaya, or Villa Varenya, each two-bedroom sanctuary offers the epitome of tropical living, complete with a private infinity pool and breathtaking panoramic sea vistas. Immerse yourself in the allure of Sindhudurg's innate beauty along the stunning Jurassic Western Coast, and let Coco Shambhala be the backdrop to the creation of lasting memories.

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