The Punch Of Royalty And Rajasthan Heritage The Best Luxury Resorts In Udaipur And Jaisalmer
The royal city Rajasthan is a living history book, every page is filled with glorious stories from past of the erstwhile Rajputana. The most vibrant and colourful city of India where everyday is a celebration, a festival.
The royalty and rich culture are visible in every corner of the city along with lots of option to explore, pink city Jaipur, romantic Udaipur, blue city Jodhpur, hill station Mount Abu, Thar Desert Jaisalmer and many other pilgrimage sites.
The first word that comes in mind when anyone mention Rajasthan is the royalty that reflects in Rajasthan’s heritage tours, which attracts the travellers from all over the world and if you really want to feel and get close to the reviving tales of kings and queens, brave warriors and grandeur, then plan your stay at one of the heritage hotels in Rajasthan.
The forts or havelis that were earlier homes of royalty are now transformed into the heritage hotels with modern conveniences but keeping the splendour of the past days intact and offering you the best experience of Rajasthan’s rich history and hospitality.
The Oberoi Udaivillas, Udiapur
One of the best resorts in Udaipur, situated on the banks of Pichola Lake. This 50-acre property successfully depicts the cultural heritage of Rajasthan’s Mewar region. There are landscaped gardens with decorative fountains, intricate Mewar arches, reflection pools. The pavilions and domes will make you feel that you are in a magical land, the hotel is painted with murals and are dotted with ancient artefacts, including the interior, lobby as well as the opulent rooms and suites. The beautiful statues in hotel will remind you of the bygone era.
You will find all the facilities, rooms are luxurious with private terraces, walk-in closets, marble bathrooms, butler services, with the views of lake or gardens. If you want to pamper yourself, opt for a relaxing spa treatment. Your stay at hotel will be a magical experience, with beautiful scenery and relaxing Yoga sessions to keep your mind and body in perfect harmony.
Taj Lake Palace, Udiapur
Located in the heart of the Lake Pichola amidst turquoise blue water, the spectacular picture-perfect location. This marble palace was first built in 1746, which was once a host to royalty, writers and poets. The royal opulence is still reflected in the rooms, floral themes, subtle murals, decorative wall niches, and antique wooden fans. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur is considered as one of the finest and most romantic resorts in the world as per overall customer experience.
The palace offers incredible lake views, especially on moonlit nights, from all the rooms and 18 grand suites. Check in to the hotel is done in a most exotic way, you are picked up in luxurious boats and escorted by guards under a colourful, embroidered umbrellas. There are four fine dining restaurants that serve best Indian cuisines from different parts of the globe. Surrender yourself to some of the healing boat spa, enjoy the evening with traditional folk songs & dances specially performed for guests by veteran local artists and a heritage walk around the palace.
Devi Garh by Lebua, Udiapur
Devi Garh Palace was once the royal residence of the rulers of Delwara, located 28 km from Udaipur in beautiful Aravalli hills, now it is transformed into a heritage hotel and resort, named as one of India’s leading luxury hotels. A testament to the beauty and charm of the Rajputana’s old days, showcasing a collection of decorative styles and landscaped gardens.
There are around 39 luxurious suites which are designed using marble and semi-precious stones. The resort offers various recreational activities such as, swimming pool, Jacuzzis, private decks for every suite in addition to the balconies so that you can admire the magnificent view.
This amazing combination of location and luxury makes it a preferred choice among International as well as local travellers.If you are an adventure junkie, you can avail jeep safaris in addition to trekking and village walks, the best way to explore areas surrounding the resort in Udaipur.
The most beautiful hotel in Jaisalmer, a blend of luxury and heritage, situated outside the city in beautiful deserts of Rajasthan, redefining luxury and representing a unique lifestyle.
If you are looking for heaven in the middle of vast Thar Desert, Suryagarh, Jaisalmer is for you,an emblem of the glorious past, whilst presenting them with a modern twist. You are escorted in an open jeep with attendants carrying the orange Suryagarh flags, once you reach hotel, you will find a huge pageant waiting for you, along with magnificently decorated camels and traditionally dressed folks beating drums and playing folk music, you will feel like a triumphant king returning home from a war. All the rooms are built in a way to give you an idea of stately life Maharajas lived.
The best part is the private dinner, where you are welcomed through a stream of rose petals to reach an amazing garden lit up with lots of candles. Amidst the fireworks and Rajasthani music you will be settle down in your silk tent under the lovely twinkling sky. Chef will walk up to you with some of the most divine cuisines, it is once in a lifetime of experience.
Jaisalmer Marriott Resort and Spa
Located in the heart of the golden city, overlooking Jaisalmer Fort, the resort offers world class hospitality, exceptional architecture, deluxe amenities and mesmerizing views from all of its 135 elegantly designed rooms. You can enjoy the blend of rich Rajasthani heritage in the architecture along with outdoor swimming pool, kids’ zone, recreational activities, fitness centre. You can also pamper yourself with the exotic spa treatment.
Its proximity to the tourist attractions like Patwon ki Haveli, Lake Gadisar and Bara Baag gives an additional edge. Do not forget to try their rooftop lounge, where you can savour some delicious grills while admiring the captivating beauty of the fort.