Sheen Woods Chalets , Gulmarg
Amid a forest within the Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, this luxe ski-in/ski-out hotel overlooking the Himalayas is a 7-minute walk from the Gulmarg Gondola. Elegant rooms with hand-carved furnishings offer Wi-Fi access and flat-screens. All have seating areas, tea and coffeemakers, and forest or mountain views; some add balconies. The 1- to 2-bedroom cottages feature living rooms. Upgraded cottages add kitchens and/or whirlpool baths.