A detour off the road that leads further to Chail takes you to Ekam Chail, a luxurious home stay amidst deodhar trees. Owned by Sumeet Singal, who wanted a home in hills, he has turned his beautiful getaway into a luxurious home stay with all the modern amenities. While places like Chail and Kufri can can get crowded, Ekam Chail which is 9 Kms before the town of Chail (on Kandaghat- Chail road) is devoid of holiday makers and sits peacefully amidst the greenery that surrounds it.
The stone walled structure which has a quaint charm to it stands tall surrounded by vegetable, fruit and herb garden apart from hundreds of trees. From the colours to the interiors, the property has been tastefully done with displays collected from various parts of the world. The beautifully done common spaces include a living area and a dining room apart from a cosy library/ leisure area on the first floor. Named after colours (red, green, grey), Ekam Chail has 4 rooms with additional beds and attics. The spacious rooms come with large balconies overlooking the deodhars and hills, and also offer gorgeous sunset views. The leisure room makes sure that the kids are engaged with numerous games on offer.
The in-house chef is at your service and is always keen to prepare dishes as per your request. While the pizzas and cakes are pretty special, their sandwiches are scrumptious. All ingredients for the gourmet food are grown within their garden as they make sure what they serve is holistically healthy. It might be a disappointment for meat and egg lovers as they serve only vegetarian fare.
A place to get away from the daily hustle, Ekam Chail is all about tranquility and waking up to nature and spending time amidst it. It is a home away from home and an ideal place to unwind amidst the green surroundings. However, for the outdoorsy people, Chail and Kufri aren’t far.
Ekam Chail- House in the Hills
Vill Dunti, Kandaghat-Chail Road
Pin Number- 173217,
P.S.: I was hosted by Ekam Chail, but opinions are my own.