A colonial-era property amidst the deodar and pine laden hills of Dharamkot, ‘The Cocoon Project’ takes your breath away.
A serene ambiance and creative lair for the free spirited, the 108 year old property was not always a touristy hotspot. Earlier known as ‘The Chopra House’, the colonial architecture and picturesque location convinced founders Tarique Akhtar and Yasmin Fay to start a creative movement and there’s been no looking back ever since!
The Cocoon Project, is not to be confused with a generic wine and dine experience. Ushering its guests to embark on a creative sojourn, the avant-garde retreat ‘aims to offer a platform to all the creative individuals to showcase their ideas, form a personal connect with music and mountains in the mix’.
Consisting of private studio apartments, Yogashala and a professional recording studio, the café is an incubator for art, music, culinary experimentation and design.
Try your hand at some vibrant murals during the day or center yourself with a yoga session which is usually followed by a sumptuous array of cuisines that keep changing every week. The weekends are marked by techno sundowners and Sunday brunches that allow you to engage with a community of like minded creatives and travel enthusiasts.
Tasteful decor, sustainable amenities and an exciting range of cocktails to top off all the fun are some of the stand-out features that the retreat is known for. Located in close proximity to bustling tourist joints like Mcleodganj and Dharamshala, there’s never a dull moment at this retreat.
Whether you’re looking for a delightful café experience or a work and play staycation, the impeccably designed resort caters to it all. Tap into an artistic travel experience that is sure to unravel your creative side as you make your way to this Himalayan retreat located in the lap of nature.
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