5 vacation homes for celebrating Diwali

Vacation homes for Diwali image of Diwali candle on a table

Diwali is a time for celebration and for being together with the ones you love. Our range of beautiful vacation homes around the world are perfect for groups to get together and enjoy the Festival of Lights. Whether you’re looking for a grand mansion or a luxurious sea-view villa, we have the best range of stunning rentals. Find a home-away-from-home for an unforgettable Diwali.

A luxurious Phuket villa for Diwali celebrations in Thailand

Thailand is an incredible place to celebrate Diwali, or Loi Krathong, as it’s known locally. The country quite literally lights up during the festivities. Fireworks illuminate the night sky, while at ground level, tea lights twinkle aboard banana leaf boats as they float across lakes and down rivers. There are also boat parades and celebrations, highlighting Thailand’s incredible street food scene.

Kamala 4444

4 bedrooms | Sleeps 8

This stunning Phuket villa is a gorgeous example of Thai luxury. Set in an exclusive hillside estate, the vacation home boasts jaw-dropping sea views, a sauna and steam room, and not one, but two infinity-edge pools. If you’re looking for somewhere to relax, this amazing Phuket vacation rental is just the ticket. It sleeps up to 8 people, so is fantastic for large families and groups, and is located close to Phuket’s finest beaches. 

The weather in Phuket in November is perfect for exploring (and celebrating). The monsoon season is fading out, making way for summer sun and warm temperatures. 

Indonesian luxury in this Bali villa

Diwali in Indonesia is a celebration to remember. Most festivities take place in and around Bali, where the weather is mild and pleasant in November. The city streets come to life during the season, with parties, stalls, and events celebrating the Festival of Lights. You can join in the party and shop for festive clothing and sweets from the many stalls and stands. 

Bukit 6687 – The Pala

6 bedrooms | Sleeps 12

If we had to sum up this astonishing 6 bedroom villa in Bali in one word, it would be; palatial. A stay here gives guests a taste of the finer things in life, with fabulous amenities including a huge private pool. The villa is set in a remote and beautiful part of Bali and boasts incredible sea views from its cliff-top vantage point.

Have a Diwali family gathering in this huge San Antonio vacation home

San Antonio in Texas is home to the largest Diwali celebrations in the USA. Every year, the city streets come alive in a riot of music, dance, and light. There are food stalls selling delicious authentic food, fireworks, parties, and traditional dances. It is one of the most joyful celebrations of Diwali in America.

New Braunfels 17

5 bedrooms | Sleeps 26

Gather the whole family together for Diwali in this magnificent San Antonio vacation rental. Sleeping up to 26 people, the home is fantastic for large group vacations. The home is light and bright, with large windows to let in the Texas sunshine. There’s a grand dining room with a large table for family feasts, and a game room to entertain guests.

The home is a short 40-minute drive from San Antonio, so you’re close enough to enjoy the highlights of Diwali in the city, while still having the peace and quiet of your own vacation rental away from the hustle and bustle.

Celebrate Diwali by the sea in this UK vacation home near London

London is a fantastic city for celebrating Diwali. Festivities center around Trafalgar Square, where people gather for the Diwali in London Festival. Vegetarian food stalls, light effects, Rangoli competitions, and variety performances make this an unmissable event in the London calendar. In Wembley Park, the Light Up the Night Festival combines celebrations of Diwali and Bonfire Night, in a spectacular evening of fun, food, and light. For something a little different, head up the River Thames to the National Maritime Museum. This free ticketed event is brilliant for families, with a program full of workshops, dance events, and performances.

Greatstone-on-Sea 1

5 bedrooms | Sleeps 12

A beautiful Kent home that is perfect for a luxury coastal vacation in the UK. This villa in Greatstone boasts stunning views of the English Channel and is steps away from a pretty pebble beach. It’s great for exploring south England too because you can drive to London in just over 2 hours or take advantage of great public transport links to explore the city. The rest of the South East of England is also within easy reach. 

The home has all the facilities you need for a cozy break on the UK coast. Facilities include a firepit, a private garden, and plenty of space for relaxing and entertaining. 

A sea view villa for Diwali celebrations in San Diego

Enjoy Diwali in the California sunshine in laid-back San Diego. Balboa Park in San Diego is the place to be for Diwali because it’s home to one of the liveliest celebrations in California. A day packed with food, dance, lamps, and fun is on the schedule, and the family-favorite destination is illuminated in celebration of The Festival of Light. You can also pay a visit to the San Diego Museum of Art to enjoy displays of unique Indian paintings.

San Diego 100

6 bedrooms | Sleeps 18

Located on beautiful Mission Beach, this lovely San Diego vacation home is a beautiful spot for Diwali vacations. It has incredible views over the sparkling Pacific Ocean and easy access to one of San Diego’s best beaches. There’s space for up to 18 people and is decorated in a light, bright and airy style, making the most of the California winter sunshine. The home is just 18 minutes drive away from Balboa Park, the heart of San Diego’s Diwali celebrations. 

Booking your Diwali vacation home

Ready to book your villa for Diwali? Then check out our fantastic range of vacation homes around the world, which are perfect for large groups, families, and couples. Simply find your dream vacation rental, check the availability, and then reserve it for your dates. You can also opt for a home with a Flex Policy for added peace of mind.

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