Why you should choose Chandigarh for your monsoon trip

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Planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier, Chandigarh is known as one of the best experiments in urban planning and modern architecture in 20th century India. As the world moves towards adopting a seamless and picture perfect urban layout, with each passing day, Chandigarh has emerged as a reference point whenever there is talk of building a planned city. However, what makes Chandigarh special is the way in which it marries modernity with nature.

Picturesquely located in the foothills of the Shivaliks, Chandigarh, “The City Beautiful”, is coming up as the metropolis of wide boulevards, plentiful green spaces and noteworthy architecture. An urban trendsetter par excellence, the city has none of the issues confronted by major metros, like overpopulation, traffic jams and overburdened civic services. What makes Chandigarh even more special is the beauty of nature which dominates the landscape within the city and in its vicinity with equal aplomb, making it a sought after destination across the year.

As clouds cover the skies, tree-lined skyline of Chandigarh, having Himalayas in the back drop, offers a surreal view. With the weather on the cusp of turning pleasant and romantic, the clean and green city of Chandigarh is the quintessential monsoon paradise. It is a bag full of happy surprises to suit everyone’s disposition as well as their desires from a monsoon getaway.

Things to do on a rainy day in Chandigarh

• Go for a walk to scenic Sukhna Lake and enjoy a surreal experience as rain falls on the surface of this iconic lake to create mesmerizing sounds and visuals
• Enjoy a drive in the rains on the smooth tree lined roads of India’s first planned city
• Go for a walk in any of the many majestic gardens like the Rose Garden, which are a major highlight of the city
• Enjoy the best of brews & food under open skies at 35 BREWHOUSE at JW Marriott Chandigarh as the glass kabanas enable you to enjoy a relaxing meal amidst rains
• Enjoy nature at its best by taking a short drive to the picturesque Morni Hills located nearby
• Enjoy a drive up the hills and back as you can visit Kasauli hill station which is not more than an hour’s drive from City Beautiful
• Enjoy a rejuvenating monsoon spa ritual at the award-winning Quan Spa at JW Marriott Chandigarh

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Where to Stay

JW Marriott Chandigarh stands out as the perfect hospitality destination where comforts of modernity and serenity of nature flourish in harmony. Situated in the heart of The City Beautiful, JW Marriott Chandigarh proudly towers the skyline of the city as the premier hospitality destination of the region catering to avid travellers through luxury services, offerings and packages. With a bouquet full of offerings to suit a variety of needs, the hotel makes sure that Chandigarh lends itself superbly to travellers of varying ilk such as those looking for relaxation amidst luxury, an exciting getaway, a destination wedding or business and leisure both combined.

In synergy with Chandigarh’s soul, the hotel’s Stay packages are designed to ensure patrons get what they desire from their monsoon destination of choice. The property offers top notch facilities which include quality rooms, the region’s leading F&B outlets, the award-winning Quan Spa, a roof top swimming pool and a robust fitness centre among others. The hotel spells understated luxury, offering 164 spacious rooms, including 4 suites and 1 presidential suite elegantly designed in a unique open layout.

The culinary experience at the JW Marriott Chandigarh is an extravagance of flavours and finest delicacies. The food is authentic, true to the local culture and crafted to suit the refined palate. Multiple dining options include Saffron (fine dining Indian Cuisine); The Café@JW (Global Cuisine); Chandigarh Baking Co (Deli & Patisserie) and 35 BREWHOUSE (Microbrewery, Food Truck & Lounge). Finding its home in the hotel, 35 BREWHOUSE is the region’s first microbrewery in a five-star property, leaving metros like Delhi and Mumbai in its wake.

Offering the luxury of space, the available area of 30000 sq feet includes indoor and outdoor space for meetings and banqueting facilities which makes it an ideal choice to host elegant weddings, social events, meeting and conferences. Adorned with crystal chandeliers, the Grand Ballroom has a majestic ceiling height of over 6 meters which add to the grandeur of the banquet facility. Other facilities include Business centre, a full service executive lounge and the award winning Quan Spa, an oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation.

An engaging concierge desk is ever-willing to plan your visit to the world-famous tourist destinations within the city as well as short trips to nearby hill stations like Kasauli amidst the pleasing monsoon weather. All these and much more make it a perfect Monsoon Destination for a luxurious stay, a rejuvenating break topped with Spa sessions or an exciting and nature exploring monsoon holiday for individuals, family, friends and corporate off-sites alike. With the hotel offering unparalleled banqueting facility, it is an excellent destination for MICE/CAFE and Weddings this monsoon season.

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