In the heart of Ayarpatta, Nainital, a gem awaits – The Willow Way, a luxurious villa perched at an altitude of 6800 feet. Surrounded by the serene embrace of lush forests and majestic mountains, our homestay promises an unparalleled experience of respite and repose, away from the clamor of city life.
As you step into the sanctuary that is The Willow Way, you’ll find yourself cocooned by Deodar and Oak trees, with the magnificence of the surrounding mountains creating an idyllic retreat for those seeking peace and rejuvenation.
At The Willow Way, we redefine the essence of homestays by being more than just hosts; we are a family welcoming you into our home. Occupying our private floor, we ensure guests have two floors exclusively for themselves.
Our commitment to socializing is reflected in our personal welcome to each guest. We reside on the property, just a phone call away for any assistance. This simple yet significant approach distinguishes The Willow Way, offering a genuine homely experience. Yet, we respect the need for privacy; when our guests seek seclusion, we know how to make ourselves scarce.
At The Willow Way, we take pride in our meticulous attention to detail and exquisite design. The villa’s wooden interior and artistic furnishings made of teak contribute to an ambiance that is both sumptuous and homely.
Every corner of our villa has been thoughtfully curated to offer an experience that transcends the ordinary, providing our guests with not just a stay, but an immersion into luxury.
To ensure a comfortable stay throughout the year, we’ve equipped each room with heating ACs, guaranteeing warmth during the colder months. Our stable Wi-Fi connection, boasting speeds of up to 200 Mbps, is perfect for those who need to work remotely, enjoy Netflix streaming, or simply browse the web.
The availability of 24-hour hot and cold water ensures that our guests experience the epitome of comfort, and the two expansive private decks beckon you to bask in the sun, indulge in alfresco dining, or simply revel in the breathtaking views.
A stay at The Willow Way is not just about the ambience; it’s also a culinary journey through a diverse range of flavours. Our multi-cuisine restaurant offers North Indian, Chinese, Continental, and Kumaoni delights that are meticulously prepared to tantalize the taste buds.
Our culinary journey extends beyond the restaurant with the option of a unique Barbecue Experience, available at an additional cost. Guests can savour a grill session with the freshest ingredients and the choicest cuts of meat, prepared to perfection over hot coals.
Our chefs, skilled and experienced, take pride in presenting signature dishes that exemplify the culinary richness of each region. The Kumaoni Chicken Curry with Aloo Ka Parantha, a regional delight, the spicy Aloo Gutka and the cooling Kumaoni Raita, showcase the robust flavours of Kumaon.
For those seeking a taste of Gujarat, the Gujarati Kadi offers a perfect blend of sweet and tangy flavours. The aromatic and comforting Dal Tadka, the rich and creamy Paneer Butter Masala paired with Tawa Roti and Jeera Rice, is a symphony of North Indian flavours that captivates every palate.
The Karari Bhajia with Mint Chutney adds a crispy, flavourful touch to your evenings. And for those with a sweet tooth, our homestay-cooked Gulab Jamun is a decadent delight, offering the perfect finale to your culinary exploration. These dishes embody the essence of The Willow Way’s commitment to a gastronomic haven.
Begin your day with the flavors of the hills with our Pahari Aloo Puri or indulge in the classic Dilli Ke Special Choley Bhaturey. Stuffed parathas, a traditional masala omelette paired with roasted tomatoes—all crafted to perfection. Breakfast at The Willow Way is not just a meal; it’s an experience that sets the tone for a day filled with exploration and relaxation.
Note: our breakfast comes included in the tariff, comprising 1 Major Dish, 1 Minor Dish, eggs made to order, and the choice between Tea or Coffee.
High tea, lunch, and dinner at The Willow Way are served on an A La Carte basis, allowing our guests to choose from a wide range of dishes to suit their preferences.
Our commitment to flexibility ensures that every dining experience is tailored to meet your unique culinary desires.
The kitchen is equipped with all the essentials, including an RO Water Purifier, Microwave, Toaster, Griller, Gas Stoves, and Crockery and Cutlery.
Two full-time Chefs are present at the villa, ready to craft delicious North Indian, Chinese, Continental, and Kumaoni Cuisine. Guests can even try their hand at whipping up a meal for themselves, guided by our Chef’s expert assistance.
Our decks, bathed in the soft glow of the bonfire, provide an ideal setting for intimate gatherings. As the flames dance and cast a warm glow, indulge in the magic of bonfire evenings with your choice of beverages and snacks.
Whether it’s a family gathering, a romantic evening for two, or a friendly get-together, the bonfire creates an ambience that fosters connection and camaraderie.
To enhance the ambience, our Bluetooth speaker subtly plays in the background, setting the mood for a perfect evening.
Choose your favourite playlist or let the soothing tunes curated by The Willow Way fill the air. The combination of crackling flames and harmonious melodies creates a symphony of relaxation and joy.
Beyond the opulent accommodations and delightful cuisine, The Willow Way presents a plethora of experiences tailored for nature enthusiasts, sports aficionados, food enthusiasts, and shopaholics alike
For those drawn to the beauty of nature, The Willow Way offers an array of activities to immerse yourself in the natural wonders surrounding Ayarpatta.
Excellent treks, nature walks, bird watching, and star gazing amidst the lush forests and towering mountains await nature enthusiasts. Our homestay is strategically located to provide easy access to mesmerizing landscapes, allowing you to connect with the pristine beauty of the region.
Leisurely Pursuits: If a more leisurely pace is your preference, our host is ready to guide you on two tours through Nainital
Shopping Tour: Explore the charming streets, discover hidden gems, and indulge in retail therapy as you explore the best shops and their specialties. It’s a curated experience that allows you to take a piece of Nainital home with you.
Food Tour: A day-long extravaganza filled with eating and drinking awaits, from savoring Mutton Momos and Thukpas to relishing Tandoori Chicken and indulging in sweet Jalebis. The food mania is balanced with breaks for refreshing beverages along Bara Bazaar and Mall Road. It’s not just a tour; it’s a flavourful journey.
Bookworms, rejoice! The Willow Way provides a self-curated selection of books from diverse genres. Whether you’re inclined towards spirituality, nature, fiction, finance, or best-sellers, our collection has been carefully chosen to cater to a range of reading preferences.
It’s the perfect addition to a lazy afternoon, allowing you to immerse yourself in the world of literature amidst the tranquil surroundings.
Take on One of India’s Most Difficult Courses Just a Kilometre Away from The Willow Way!
Elevate your vacation with a touch of sport by enjoying a round of golf at the nearby course. Renowned as one of the most challenging golf courses in India, it promises an exhilarating experience just a stone’s throw from The Willow Way.
What’s more, the convenience doesn’t end there—you can rent your golf set directly from our homestay. Seize the opportunity to enhance your stay with the thrill of golf, perfectly tailored for enthusiasts seeking both relaxation and a sporting challenge
At The Willow Way, our commitment is not just to provide accommodation; it’s about offering an unforgettable experience and hospitality.
Our homestay is a testament to the idea that luxury and nature can coexist harmoniously, creating a space where every moment is a celebration of the beauty that surrounds us.
Book your stay with us and immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of Ayarpatta, Nainital. The Willow Way – where luxury meets nature, and every moment is an opportunity for rejuvenation and celebration.