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    Couples tying knot in and around August must be busy in all the shaadi chores and searching for honeymoon places in India in August for a super romantic retreat with their life partners. Monsoon is the idyllic time to plunge in romance and to enjoy the awesome weather and romantic walks in the rain. It’s that time of the year when most of the tourist places are pleasant and calm making for a perfect hideaway for couples.

    To help you plan better for a romantic private nirvana—here comes a ready list of one of the most fascinating honeymoon places in India in August.

    Places for honeymoon in hills and valleys

    1. Khandala – Love is always in the air

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    Khandala is already a top ranker in the list of best places to visit in August for honeymoon. “Aati kaya Khandala?” is a popular Bollywood song that has made this place a popular hotspot to chill out and rejuvenate with your sweetheart. Khandala welcomes all lovely couples with misty weather, chilling nights, rain flushes, and glittering waterfalls helping the romance grow by leaps and bound.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Khandala:

    • For a supreme romance spree- just drive in rain down to Khandala via Mumbai-Pune Expressway. This drive will surely be the fondest memory of lifetime.
    • Both of you can trek upto Lohagad Fort, Bedsa Caves and Karla and Bhaja Caves
    • Go for a stroll in Lonavala Lake and relish the spectacular lush green view after rain from Duke’s Nose, Shooting Point and Lion’s Point

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Khandala: Mystica Resort, Resort Silver Hills, Fariyas Resort Lonavala, and Crystal County Resort

    How to reach Khanadala: There’s no airport in Khandala. Pune’s Lohegaon Airport is the nearest airport, which is 2 hours drive to Khandala. Khandala (3 km) and Lonavala (5 km) are the nearest stations to Khandala.


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    2. Agumbe – Lose yourself in mesmeric nirvana

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    Agumbe is known for its lush and sprawling rainforests, smoky hills and amazing views. This small and antiquated hill station in Karnataka receives heavy rainfall, especially during monsoon months. It’s also known as the ‘Cherrapunji of the South’. The scenic beauty, trekking trails, shimmering waterfalls, green forests look more beautiful than ever during monsoon making it one of the best honeymoon destinations in south India in August.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Agumbe:

    • Enjoy trekking and discover unknown trails with your spouse.
    • Take a romantic walk hand in hand up to Barkhana Falls for some cozy moments and watch the most photogenic sunset

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Agumbe: The Ocean Pearl, Hotel Madhuvan Serai, Silent Valley Resort, and Fortune Inn Valley View. There are no luxury hotels in Agumbe. The above mentioned hotels are a little far from main Agumbe town.

    How to reach Agumbe: The nearest airport from Agumbe is Mangaluru International Airport, which is 100 km away. The nearest railway stations are Shimoga (90 km) and Udupi (55 km) away from Agumbe.

    3. Coorg – Soak in peace and romance

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    For those who looking for an offbeat destination and quite confused about where to go on honeymoon in August, we suggest Coorg is the place. This is a stunningly beautiful and serene hill station in Karnataka known for its aromatic coffee estates, spice plantations, glittering waterfalls, vibrant monasteries, and tranquil ambiance. To top it all, monsoon shower during the rainy months makes it look lush green all over.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Coorg:

    • Walk hand in hand in the coffee and spice plantations
    • Trek up to Abbey falls, and enjoy coracle ride in Cauvery in rain
    • And when in days of light or no rain, go for an overnight camping

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Coorg: Old Kent Estates, Paddington Resort & Spa, Heritage Resort Coorg, Amanvana Spa Resort, and Vivanta by Taj Madikeri

    How to reach Coorg: The nearest airport is Mangalore Airport, which is 160 km away from Coorg. Situated 95 km away from Coorg, Mysore Junction is the nearest railway station.

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    4. Alappuzha – Sail on the calm backwaters

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    Alappuzha, popularly known as Alleppey is the most divine and paradise-like honeymoon destination in India in August. It features beautiful backwaters landscape, lush-green palm and coconut plantations, quaint fishing villages, picturesque chapels and sprawling paddy fields. The cozy vacation in a houseboat is an additional charming element here.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Alappuzha:

    • If you are planning to visit around 2nd week of August, do not miss Snake Boat Race (this year on August 12). This will be an experience of a lifetime with your darling.
    • Apart from this, you can go for bird watching, canoeing, and kayaking
    • Watch sunset together from the lighthouse from a romantic evening
    • Rejuvenate in a couple Ayurvedic spa

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Alappuzha: Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere, Lake Palace Resort, Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort, and Punnamada Resort

    How to reach Alappuzha: Located 78 km away, Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport. Alleppey Railway Station is about 4 km away from the city centre.

    5. Covelong – Let the cool waters and breeze energize you

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    Covelong is sun-kissed beach near Chennai. The serenity of the area, sparkling shores, azure water of the sea, picturesque fishing village, and the beachside rain-washed palms allures couples, especially during monsoon. It is now becoming popular as one of the best honeymoon places in India in August.

    This beach is known for watersports like parasailing, surfing and sailing. You can see couples taking a lazy walk along the shores. Just stroll over the glittering sand and sun bathe with your better half.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Covelong:

    • In August, enjoy the electrifying and amazing Classic Surf, Music & Yoga Festival. The aura of this beachside music festival, enthralling performances, exhilarating display of raw surfing talent and super fun surf competition fascinate each and every couple
    • Head to the beach to play with the waves, daydream with your partner, and watch the sun go down

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Covelong: Vivanta by Taj – Fisherman’s Cove, Grande Bay Resort? & Spa, The Rain Tree- St Marys Road, Taj Coromandel, and ITC Grand Chola

    How to reach Covelong: Chennai International Airport is approx. 38 km away from Covelong. Tambaram Railway Station is just 20 km away from Covelong.


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    6. Kovalam – Redefine your story on the pristine beaches

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    Kovalam is a picturesque beach retreat, famed for its tranquility, water sports, sumptuous coastal cuisine, and amazing scenery all around. This is the most spectacular and best place to visit in August in India for honeymoon. The lush green beachside plantations sway with monsoon breeze and heavy shower during these months making the place look greener and refreshing than ever before.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Kovalam:

    • Quiet and romantic walk on the pristine Hawa and Samudra Beach
    • Candle-lit dinner at beachside cafes
    • Sunbathing and strolling together and kayaking in light drizzle

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Kovalam: Vivanta by Taj – Green Cove, Light House Edge, Hill & Sea View Beach Resort, and Sagara Beach Resort

    How to reach Kovalam: Situated about 15 kilometres, Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport to Kovalam. Trivandrum Central railway station is about 15 kilometres from Kovalam.

    7. Goa – Relax and feel the sizzling romance in the air

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    We all know Goa as a refreshing and amusing honeymoon place. But do you also know that this glittering place looks absolutely cool, luxuriant and refreshing during August. The beaches are not scorching anymore, visibly less crowded and you can freely walk around the beaches, sunbathe, and hang out in beach shacks. Needless to say—Goa is one of the most awesome honeymoon places in India in August and September to rejuvenate your senses and to keep your romance splurge alive and lively.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Goa:

    • Roam about in Charao, Divar and Grand island
    • Play casino with your lady luck
    • Rent a scooty and discover the old Portugese colonies, go for sunset cruises, dolphin spotting and chilling out in fabulous beach shacks with port wine and sumptuous seafood

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Goa: Resort Rio, Acron Waterfront Resort, Alila Diwa Goa, Vivanta by Taj – Holiday Village, The Diwa Club by Alila, and Baywatch Beach Resort

    How to reach Goa: The nearest airport is located in Dabolim. Dabolim is located at a distance of 29 km from Panaji. The major railway station is Madgaon, which is approx. 30 km away from Goa.

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    8. Mahabaleshwar – Revitalize your mind and soul

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    Mahabaleshwar is one of the most scenic honeymoon places in India. The rainy mornings, misty mountains, cool and sweet breeze make the surroundings look and feel fresh, green and plush. It is certainly a perfect romantic town for love birds.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Mahabaleshwar:

    • Visit the strawberry orchards and get engrossed with the aroma
    • Experience the romance in Shikara ride in Venna Lake
    • Trek together upto Wilson Point to relish the stunning surrounding vista

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Mahabaleshwar: Bella Vista Resort, Saj Resort, Evershine Keys Prima Resort, Brightland Resorts and Spa, and Citrus Chambers Mahabaleshwar

    How to reach Mahabaleshwar: About 120 km away, Pune International Airport is the nearest airport from Mahabaleshwar. Wathar, which is 60 km from Mahabaleshwar is the nearest railhead, but Pune railway station is the most convenient way to reach your destination.

    9. Bikaner – Explore the royal city with your spouse

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    In August, Bikaner remains quite soothing as compared to other tourist places in Rajasthan. The city demonstrates a cultural medley of forts, palaces, folk culture, and handicrafts to allure couples with its vibrancy and delight. Although, the weather of Bikaner isn’t as cool as any hill station, but if both of you want to explore a heritage destination, then this is surely the best choice.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Bikaner:

    • Live with the history and heritage of Junagarh Palace and Laxmi Nivas.
    • Take a thrilling camel safari in Thar Desert
    • Watch one of the most spectacular sunset at Gajner Lake, followed by a romantic dinner at Gajner Palace

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Bikaner: Vesta Bikaner Palace, The Laxmi Niwas Palace, Hotel Chirag, Karni Bhawan Palace, Hotel Gaj Kesri, and Narendra Bhawan

    How to reach Bikaner: Jodhpur Airport is the nearest one, 251 km away from the city. Taxis and buses are easily available. The nearest stations are Bikaner Junction and Lalgarh Railway Station, approx. 15 km away from the city.

    10. Mandu – Experience the unusual romance in nature

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    Mandu or Mandavgad is a historical destination boasts of its rich background, splendid architectural edifices, and marvellous art and sculpture. Monsoon is cool and comfortable here and the cool rainy breeze, rain swept structures and their rustic look amplifies the romantic quotient manifold.

    Best honeymoon experiences in Mandu:

    • Explore Ship Palace, Hindola Mahal and Bagh Caves with your partner
    • Nothing beats strolling around Rewa Kund in rain- holding hands together

    Suggested honeymoon hotels in Mandu: The Red Maple Hill Hotel, Hotel Jhira Bagh Palace, and Ahilya Fort. You won’t find luxurious hotels in Mandu town. These hotels are approx 20 km away from the town.

    How to reach Mandu: 100 km away, Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport is the nearest airport. You can take a taxi from there to reach Mandu, which are easily available. Indore railway station is the nearest railhead, which is 99 km from the city.

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    This is the complete list of sizzling and most popular honeymoon places in India in August. Don’t forget to tell us about your choice and share your honeymoon trip story.


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