The Retreat, Bhimtal

The Retreat, Bhimtal

Near Bhimtal | Bhimtal | Uttarakhand

The Retreat, Bhimtal is categorised as Mid-Segment Heritage Homestay

The Retreat is a cosy 19th century colonial bungalow set amidst an oak, pine and deodar forest estate at Bhimtal, recommended for travellers looking for walking and bird watching.

Reasons to Visit
  • Mid-segment Heritage Homestay located at Bhimtal
  • Tastefully designed homestay retaining colonial character
  • 3 simple yet elegant rooms with colonial style wooden furniture having an old world charm. 2 bedrooms have annexes that can accommodate 2 additional persons
  • Delicious homely Indian and continental meals produced from locally sourced produce served
  • Activities offered include nature walks, walk to Panna Tal, trekking, visit to nearby villages, tea picking, bird watching, campfire and barbeque, angling, cooking lessons and day trips
  • Recommended for bird watchers and offbeat travellers.
Know It
  • Located at 29 kms from Kathgodam Railway Station
About Bhimtal

Bhimtal is an idyllic and scenic lakeside destination and a complete contrast to the touristy and crowded Nainital. Hills around Bhimtal are good for walks, treks and bird watching.   more

Things to do in Bhimtal
  • Places to Visit

    Popular Naukuchiatal / Sattal / Bhimtal Lakes, Sattal Lake
    While you are There Bhimeshwara Temple
  • Activity

    Walking and Bird Watching in Bhimtal (Walking, Bird Watching)
  • Excursion

    Neem Karori Baba Temple (17 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station – Kathgodam (21 kms), Haldwani (30 kms), Rudrapur (60 kms)
  • Nearest Airport - Pantnagar (53 kms), Pithoragarh (155 kms), Ghaziabad (267 kms)
  • Distance from Major Cities - Noida (280 kms), Dehradun (295 kms), New Delhi (300 kms), Faridabad (310 kms), Gurgaon (320 kms), Agra (354 kms), Lucknow (375 kms), Kanpur (401 kms), Gwalior (465 kms), Chandigarh (485 kms)

The Retreat, Bhimtal

Near Bhimtal | Bhimtal | Uttarakhand
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
Total Rooms3
Total Occupancy6


  • Doctor-on-call
  • Parking
  • Dining Area for Meals
  • Garden/Lawn/Outdoor Area
Food and Beverages
  • Homemade Meals

The Retreat, Bhimtal

Near Bhimtal | Bhimtal | Uttarakhand

Getting There

Air :
Pantnagar (53 kms), Pithoragarh (155 kms), Ghaziabad (267 kms)
Rail :
Kathgodam (21 kms), Haldwani (30 kms), Rudrapur (60 kms)

The Retreat, Bhimtal is located in Near Bhimtal

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
Near Bhimtal Few kms from Bhimtal Lake is an area that is often frequented as an ex-Delhi getaway for individuals and corporate groups. Area is green offering lot of space around. Getaway

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 133 reviews
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Can't wait to visit again!
By Aayushi Thakur S on 16th Oct 2020

We were three friends who visited Paddy and her lovely family in October 2020 (with all precautions in place against COVID) and it was a memorable time! The colonial estate itself is striking and...

Marking my calendar again to visit Paddy and her Fam-Jam
By Caravan196 on 28th Feb 2020

First of all let me apologise to the Owner (Paddy) for this late post. We went to stay over a weekend at Bhimtal with the most gracious host, who runs and keeps this 19th Century Colonial House in...

A great place for a solo trip
By AmrutaTrip on 11th Nov 2019

The Retreat is a decades old heritage bungalow set amidst the lap of nature far off from the crowds of Nainital or Bhimtal. The homestay is an excellent choice for those looking for some quiet and...

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