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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
Private room in bed and breakfast


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12 guests
5 bedrooms
12 beds
5 private baths
12 guests
5 bedrooms
12 beds
5 private baths
BreakfastThis 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.


Free parking on premises

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 parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM


Well-lit path to entrance
Flat path to front door


74 Reviews

Manjira User Profile
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…
Ganesh User Profile
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…
Aman User Profile
June 2018
Really a peaceful place . we enjoyed every bit of home stay . Mr Victor is very supportive and soft spoken
Pragnya User Profile
April 2018
Not everybody's cup of tea!. A bit difficult to reach this place- kind of remote- but then that is the best part about the place!. Clean and green, serene and totally offbeat- this is a simple yet adequately furbished homestay. No fancy pools, no plush landscaping- just a comfort…
Prashanth User Profile
April 2018
The place was a quiet cottage far away from the maddening crowds where time stands still and stars adorn the sky in the absence of city lights. My 3 year old enjoyed this place as well and she even referred to it as her new home. Good place around the cottage and the village for …
Shomik User Profile
March 2018
I liked everything abut this place. Nice location, beautiful stay in the lap of nature. If I get a chance to go to Shillong again, I will surely come back to this place. Victor is a great host with amazing knowledge. Thanks for everything Victor.
Shreya User Profile
February 2018
For people who enjoy spending time in unique and secluded locations in the midst of nature, this is the place to be! With help from our amazing host Victor we had a great time and left with some beautiful memories.

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Shillong, IndiaJoined in March 2014
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74 Reviews
Languages: English, Hindi
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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