Many tourists are attracted to Srinagar by the charm of staying on a houseboat, which provides the unique experience of living on the water in a cedar-panelled elegant bedroom, with all the conveniences of a luxury hotel. Srinagar’s thousand or so houseboats are moored along sections of the Dal and Nagin Lakes and river Jhelum, each decorated fancifully and named romantically and even whimsically. Like hotels, houseboats vary in degree of luxury and have been accordingly graded by the Department of Tourism.
A luxury houseboat, like a luxury hotel has fine furniture, good carpets and modern bathroom fittings, while the ‘D category’ (the lowest category) of houseboats, like low-budget hotels, is spartanly furnished. Like hotels too, houseboats vary widely in their locations. Some overlook the main road, others look out onto lotus gardens and yet others face tiny local markets and villages, all right in the middle of the lake! All houseboats, regardless of category, have highly personalized service. Not only is there always a “houseboy” for every boat, but the owner and his family are never far away. The cost per day of hiring a houseboat includes all meals and free rides from the houseboat to the nearest jetty and back, as no houseboat on the lakes is directly accessible from the banks.
Kashmir Houseboat’s are among the Best & luxury accommodation In Kashmir. Houseboats in Srinagar are located at Dal Lake & Nagin Lake. Tourist & travelers prefer staying at Houseboats in Kashmir rather then Hotels. Houseboat holidays are the most Romantic Kashmir Packages. The best of your holidays you have in Kashmir. On Landing in the Valley of Kashmir for the first time, the idea most strucken to the mind of visitors is to stay in the renowned “House Boats” who finds it a novel experience for staying possible no where else in the world
Situated at an altitude of approximately 8956 feet above mean sea level (AMSL), The Tranquil Retreat lies nestled amongst the mighty Himalayas, in the picture-perfect vale of Sonamarg. The hotel matches its unique elegance and grace with comforts and service of an exemplary order which epitomises the legendary warmth of Kashmiri hospitality. Grandeur marks all aspects of the construction of the hotel, with cozy interiors bedecked with local and contemporary furnishings that simply spell luxury. The 44 well-appointed have been earmarked into suites and deluxe rooms, to cater for the requirements of the discerning guest. All rooms are spacious and are provided with all modern amenities along with exquisite washrooms. For the gourmet, The Tranquil Retreat offers two splendid choices: “Sunny Side Up” and “Hash Brown”, which promise to cater to the palate of even the most fastidious guest. Taking into account the taste preferences of our privileged guests, Sunny Side Up offers a non-vegetarian menu, while Hash Brown is the last word on authentic vegetarian cuisine. The hotel is surrounded by natural grasslands, alpine forests, towering mountains, while a pristine and sparkling river flows through the property. While you let your hair down and soak in the luxuries, and our indefatigable 24-hour travel desk, a gracious room service, and a children’s activity area along with a dedicated staff, will go out of their way to make your stay even more memorable.