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Most renowned of all attractions in this region are the unique living root bridges. The one in the picture is at Riwai near Mawlynnong (Asia's cleanest village) 45 minutes away.A rare living root ladder, the only one of its kind, is found near the Retreat
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Private room in nature lodge

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD at Langkawet.

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Victor

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD at Langkawet.

Private room in nature lodge
12 guests5 bedrooms12 beds5 private baths
12 guests
5 bedrooms
12 beds
5 private baths
Sparkling clean
11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Breakfast
This is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Located 48kms away from Shillong near the town of Pynursla, 'LANGKAWET-THE RETREAT' is a unique rural getaway that gives the visitor a sense of a bygone era. From here, we conduct tours to the renowned LIVING ROOT BRIDGES, Dawki, Mawlynnong, Cherrapunji, and many other hidden places. Besides, we also have interesting outdoor actives such as trekking and mountain biking.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
Essentials
Breakfast
Washer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
3 single beds
Bedroom 5
3 single beds

House Rules

No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM and check out by 11AM

Accessibility

Well-lit path to entrance
Flat path to front door

Availability

80 Reviews

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Soumyadip User Profile
Soumyadip
November 2018
If you are seeking a getaway from the madness of city life, Victor's property at Langkawet is the perfect place to hit. This was my second visit in two years, and I have every reason to want to be back again.
Bharath User Profile
Bharath
November 2018
There are just only positives about Victor's place. Located at Langkawet, it's a very good option for travellers wanting to do things around Dawkins, chirapunji etc. You can stay here and do trips to these locations, which was what we did. There are few water bodies around the pl…
Senthil User Profile
Senthil
November 2018
Victor (a Liam Neeson lookalike)'s place is about 50 km away from Shillong, on the route to Mawlynnong/Dawki. We had booked 4 out of the 5 cottages in the place, so we had the entire place to ourselves. What we liked: - The location - far from the main road, a lake nearby, a li…
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Goutam
November 2018
Extremely quiet and serene place which is close to Dawki and Nongriat. The place is beautiful and while traveling to and from from this place you will encounter amazing sceneries. And dont miss out on having dinner here. The chicken curry and pork will probably the best you are e…
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Mubarak
October 2018
Far from Madding is one of the best Airbnb I have been. It’s surrounded by nature from every corner . It’s simple yet very rustic . Victor and his crew takes care of every detail . Victor has immense knowledge of the geography and can guide the guests to near by places . Word of …
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Manjira
July 2018
If you are expecting 5 star amenities don't come here. But if you are looking to get your batteries recharged, relax amidst nature, have simple yet delicious food and enjoy the amazing hospitality this place provides then you must visit. Victor is an amazing host. He was involved…
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Ganesh
June 2018
In case your intent is to be amidst nature , secluded in the middle of a small hamlet of friendly villagers and no digital entertainment , then, The Retreat is the place to go to.. The cottage was a simple room under a well protected aluminium roof with just the bare minimum of a…

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Shillong, IndiaJoined in March 2014
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80 Reviews
Languages: English, Hindi
Response rate: 100%
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