Mayfair Spa Resort, Sikkim

This resort sits on a mesmerising green hillside offering a view of the world-famous Rumtek Monastery. In the early evening, you could sit out on a terrace overlooking the verdant green mountains all around. Or, you could spend your day doing a spot of monastery hopping around Sikkim. Set on a sprawling 48 acres of forest pine and woods, Mayfair Spa resort is a destination.

About 10 kms away from Gangtok, Mayfair Resort combines a subtle monastic theme with hints of traditional Sikkimese and colonial architecture. The design sensibility extends to all the 63 rooms that have modern amenities juxtaposed with oriental details, which is the hallmark of Mayfair’s architecture across all its properties in India.

DINING

Presenting the best dining destinations in town in exquisite settings with its signature genuine hospitality, Mayfair’s restaurants offer local delicacies, lavish buffets, spectacular drinks and breathtaking views from a beautiful tea lounge.
The four restaurants include Orchid, Rumtek Lounge, Jungle Café and Tonga Bar. Orchid is a spacious multi-cuisine dining hall with a décor that stresses on local traditional motifs and accents. The restaurant serves elaborate buffets across Chinese, Indian and Continental cuisines. Rumtek Lounge is a beautiful coffee shop with gorgeous views over the surrounding hills and the iconic Rumtek Monastery. For authentic Sikkimese food, Jungle Café serves mouth-watering local delicacies made from fresh local ingredients and organic produce that Sikkim is famous for. One can’t miss Tongba Bar, which serves scintillating concoctions with signature cocktails, getting rated as being the best amongst the bars in Gangtok.

FACILITIES

The charming retreat, besides providing spacious rooms for patrons who can choose from Grand Villa, Imperial Villa, Regent Villa, Suite, Crown Villa, Suite, Family Room, Cottage to Deluxe Room. The wooden flooring, tall glass windows, overlooking the green expanse, are a treat. For those who want to soothe the tired nerves, the in-house spa is your place to go to. The tranquil environs of this award-winning spa, complete with 12 therapy rooms offers an exhaustive array of facials, spa treatments, body massages and salon services. Many of the signature treatments are offered on cocoon-like dry floatation beds, which mimic the motion of sea waves on a beach.

EXPERIENCES

Forests drenched in mist and stunning views of the Himalayas welcome you to the enchanting town of Gangtok. Each season has its own charm in this alluring hill station. Spring brings bright sunshine and beautiful flowers while during the monsoons, everything looks fresh. When fall comes, you get some of the best views of distant mountains while there is nothing like a cozy vacation during a chilly Gangtok winter. Tourist attractions in town include Rumtek Monastery, Himalayan Zoological Park, Institute of Tibetology and MG Marg.

LOCATION

Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino
Lower Samdur Block, Ranipool 737 135, Gangtok, East Sikkim, India
Telephone : +919232855007,+918599000309
http://www.mayfairhotels.com/mayfair-gangtok/

TARIFF PER NIGHT

Rs 16,000 + taxes, and above

HOW TO REACH

By Air: The airport nearest to Gangtok is about 124 kilometres away in Bagdogra, West Bengal. From the airport, you can hire a shared taxi or a private vehicle that will get you to Gangtok in a matter of two hours. The drive from Bagdogra to Gangtok is stunning with gorgeous mountains and River Teesta as your backdrop. From Bagdogra, you can also take a TSA helicopter to get to Gangtok in just 20 minutes. However, their services depend on the weather conditions. Chopper flights also get cancelled on the pretext of insufficient bookings.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Gangtok is about 148 kms away in New Jalpaiguri in Siliguri. The station is well-connected to major cities like Kolkata and New Delhi. From New Jalpaiguri you can take a taxi to Gangtok or go to Siliguri Bus Station and catch a state-run bus to Gangtok, which will take you about 5-6 hours.

Road/Self Drive

Tourists rolling in from nearby places like Siliguri, Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kolkata prefer to drive to Gangtok. The roads are well-maintained, except in a few places.