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Unlock and gain privileged access to the most beautiful, unique private homes in Tamilnadu, Pondicherry, Kerala and Sri Lanka for an exclusive & luxurious holiday with family & friends

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Experience Tranquebar at Thanga House

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Discover the rich history of Tranquebar, the first Danish trading post in India, by staying in the four-bedroom Thanga House, just a short walk from the Bay of Bengal. Originally restored by INTACH as a private residence for Francis Wacziarg, co-founder of Neemrana Hotels, Thanga House now opens to the world under LuxUnlock Private Villas. Surrounded by colonial remnants and religious sites, Thanga House makes for an ideal base as a historical and spiritual retreat. Individual rooms can be booked.

Our Villa Vayal Featured in The Hindu


Vayal, our 2-bedroom countryside villa in the heart of sultry Chettinad, features in the Hindu as one of the houses that play a role in Chettinad becoming one of India's largest revival projects. Set against a 3.5-acre organic farm that is part paddy field and part mango orchard, Vayal invites you to return to rural roots as you discover Chettinad's extravagant heritage.

Our Villa Portfolio


Chloé Cottage  

Coonoor, The Nilgiris

Edge-of-the-mountain luxury cottage with exquisitely furnished interiors that brings alive the romance of countryside England in stunning detail.


Gramercy House


Stately & grand, this antique-filled villa pays tribute to a rich colonial heritage, yet is fully-equipped with modern amenities.

3 rooms | 7 guests | Read More

Maison Twenty Six by Luxunlock

Maison Twenty-Six


Conde Nast Traveller Top 50 Villas in India.

Need we say more about this gorgeous 120-yr garden villa in the French Quarter





4 rooms | 8-10 guests | Read More

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Gulf of Mannar

Stunning, Mediterranean-style, beach villa with infinity pool on the wild & pristine beach off the coral islands of the Gulf of Mannar.

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The Palmyrah


Grand and luxurious four-bedroom pool villa set amongst paddy fields inspired by the mansions of Chettinad & Kerala.

4 rooms | 8-11 guests | Read More

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Victoria Villa 

Galle, Sri Lanka

Nestled beneath swaying coconut palms mere footsteps from the Indian Ocean, Victoria Villa is an understated five bedroom villa near Galle on Sri Lanka’s southern coast.

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Deja View


Take in breathtaking views of rainforest carpeted hills from the verandah of Wayanad’s first private luxury villa

2 rooms | 4-5 guests Read More

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House of Joy

Balacola, Nilgiris

Beautiful modern luxury villa with stunning views of tea gardens & mountain hamlets in the Western Nilgiris

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Mangala Heritage

Thirupugalur, Tamil Nadu

Experience the secret heart of Tamil Nadu at Mangala, a small, beautifully restored 4-bedroom village home in the hamlet


4 bedrooms | 12 guests | Read More




Stunning skyscapes meet pristine Palani Hills to bring you a cinematic experience from your edge-of-the-mountain villa.

2-3 rooms | 4-8 guests | Read More


The Observatory

Kotagiri, Nilgiris

Celebrate slow villa living at this stunning example of restorative design surrounded by sweeping views of tea & tall peaks.

3 rooms | 6-8 guests | Read More


En Vilasam

Bay of Bengal

Beautifully furnished Tamil home filled with art, antique furniture & treasures, served up with delicious coastal cuisine in a quaint fishing village on a pristine beach halfway between Chennai and Pondicherry.



Lovedale, Nilgiris

Memorabilia-filled, luxury family villa with an incredible garden and delicious Kerala cuisine, located close to Ootacamund.

3 rooms | 8 guests

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Nakshathra Mana 

Vembanad Backwaters, Kerala 

Unimaginably perfect abode under the stars and reflected in water. Beautiful and soulful luxury home on the backwaters in Kerala that invites you to live in the moment.

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Thanga House


Discover the rich history of Tranquebar, the first Danish trading post in India, in the four-bedroom villa Thanga House, just a short walk from the Bay of Bengal. Spend your day touring various heritage sites around Tranquebar, such as Fort Dansbourg

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nr Karaikudi, Chettinad

A young architect's stunning reimagining of a Chettinad mansion located on an organic farm, 30 mins from Karaikudi.

2 rooms | 4-6 guests | Read More

LuxUnlock is the new unique & luxury villa experience brand brought to you by a team with over 20 years of domain expertise in alternative hospitality & curated luxury travel

LuxUnlock does exactly what it means - we unlock exclusive access to the most unique, finest and in some cases the most iconic, private luxury homes for your pleasure. They are being offered to you and the world for the first time, made possible only by owners who are willing to share their beautifully & uniquely designed homes with discerning luxury travellers.

For someone like you who will feel a sense of familiarity and joy

in using these stunning spaces for your friends and loved ones.

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