Just 24kms from bustling Shimla Mall Road, a very exclusive luxury experience awaits visitors. Set in 40acres of landscaped gardens, apples and cherry orchards, SHILON RESORT is located at a height of 7200 ft above sea level.
Based on a unique architectural concept (inspired by ethnic Himachali village), the resort layout consists of residential cottages that are independent, yet interlinked. The resort comprises of 44 deluxe cottages and 3 duplex cottages.
Each cottage is equipped to provide satellite TV, Channel music, private balcony/garden directly overlooking the valley, same day laundry service, hot water geysers and tea/coffee maker.
Shilon Resort is replete with all modern conveniences and recreational facilities and is infamously known by its punch line Forty Acres of Switzerland., The Resort exudes a graciousness that one will not find anywhere in a hill resort.
The central cluster is a clubhouse that holds the hospitality area –
More Please, (A Multi Cuisine Restaurant that serves muffins to tandoori chicken with equal relish);
Downing Street, (A Bar for the downers);
The Rain Shelter, (An all-event lounge);
Pickwicks, (A well stocked Library);
Paploo Joint, (A cards cottage for all aces);
Pulpit, (A 200-seater conference hall).
A variety of recreational options are also available at the resort. For those who enjoy being Indoors, one can shake a leg or two at the dance club Scandal Point, or get the balls rolling at the Snooker table, or make a move to games cottage for chess, carom, video games, table tennis and many more. Outdoors, there is plenty to explore with open-air terrace chess, lawn tennis, badminton, 1km trek to manoon temple, rock-climbing and rappelling.
For Relaxation, breathe a sigh at the Indoor Spa Cottage Massage Therapy rejuvenates your mind, body and soul, an experience to take back home.
If this is not satisfying, make a half day trip to Maharaja of Patiala,™s Chail Palace, for lunch and experience the taste of royal hospitality. The Palace is a hit both with honeymooners, families and for conferences. The multi-cuisine serves Indian, Chinese, Himachali and Continental cuisine. There are quaint little fireplaces in most cottages, adding a little romantic touch apart from keeping one warm in winters.
Shopper- holics, must visit the famous and most centrally located Shimla Mall Road. Once established by the British Empire, “The Mall” is known as Shoppers,™ Paradise,. It is embellished with varieties of departmental stores, shops, show cottages and restaurants. Apart from the shopping attraction, there is century old church and temple located nearby. The Scandal Point, which is located at the end of the Mall road in Shimla attracts large number of tourists for its scenic and picturesque view.
A Must See, tourist spot near Shilon, is Kufri. 8kms away from the resort, Kufri offers some great Hiking, skiing, beautiful scenes and a cool environment. It is famous for its trekking and hiking trails. It has a Himalayan Nature park and close by is the Indira Tourist Park with HPTDC’s Cafe. Indira Park provides some great views of the nearby places. Here one can enjoy a Pony or a Yak Ride.