Most Luxurious Resorts Of Rajasthan
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Palaces and royal mansions have been a traveler’s delight since days immemorial for the desert state of Rajasthan. The rippling sand dunes, the magnificent architecture, the rustic lifestyle of the natives and the mysterious palaces have attracted umpteen people to this place. You could find all sorts of options in terms of accommodation in Rajasthan. However, if you are looking for some royal treatment in this land of palaces and forts, then you must plan your stay with some of the most luxurious resorts, as discussed below.
Raj Palace, Jaipur
Rather than calling Raj Palace, Jaipur a mere resort, it would be more apt to call it a marvelous structure of architecture. The two-century old palace offers a completely different experience of luxury which had rightfully earned it the recognition of the World's leading heritage hotel for four consecutive years from 2007 to 2011 by the World Travel awards.
The most unique feature of this luxury palace is that this is probably the only one that has been once used by the Maharajah for living and later been resorted to its authentic charm and glory. While the city of Jaipur has already earned fame for many reasons, Raj Palace adds to the glory of this Pink City. A perfect blend of luxury and the authentic Indian flavor would define the treatments offered to the travelers in the Raj Palace.
In order to make your stay worthwhile, Raj Palace offers world class facilities and services. The array of fantastic services includes Kerala massages, Ayurvedic massages, spa and beauty as well as herbal treatments for rejuvenating body, soul and mind.
Your stay at the Raj Palace could become all the more adventurous with the camel safaris and the elephant safaris. The visit to the Amber fort n the back of the desert kings, that is camels would emancipate the beauty of the historical sites of Jaipur.
The adventures of staying in the most expensive suite in the world called the Shahi Mahal Suite can only be enjoyed in the Raj Palace. Raj Palace has been rightly described as a jewelry box since it exhibits pieces of art at every nook and corner.Contact:
Address: Jorawer Singh Gate, Amer Road, Jaipur 302002 INDIA
Phone : + 91-141-2634077 / +91-141-2634078
Fax : +91-141-2630489
Email : [email protected]
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Rajputana Desert Camp, Sam Dunes Jaisalmer
About 50 kilometers away from the picturesque city of Jaisalmer, the Rajputana Desert Camp is a luxurious resort for travelers with wanderlust and adventurous minds. The delights of exploring desert while enjoying a royal treatment can be rightly fulfilled here. All that you need to have the best kind of desert stay would be available here, whether you look for a desert camp, a camel safari or a jeep safari. The nocturnal surprises while your stay at the Rajputana Desert Camp are simple unforgettable.
Since the year 2011, the Rajputana Desert Camp has been operating as a part of the Royal Resort Group. Jaisalmer being one of the top three tourist destinations of Rajasthan, the desert camp experience is surely memorable from all aspects.
The untarnished vision of the majestic sky would make your stay in the desert camp more delightful. It was the idea of the Maharajah of Jaisalmer to come up with the idea of desert camp accommodation during times of hunting. The luxurious tent accommodations that were prepared from the Maharajah and his court members featured many kinds of entertainments in the form of tribal dance, fire show, sword fights and grand dinner.
All that were prepared and presented to the Maharaj of Jaisalmer are available presently in the form of the royal treatment offered by the Rajputana Desert Camp to its esteemed travelers. Luxury tents, which are thirty in number, are made available for the travelers and a special attraction is the Royal Dinner Hall meant exclusively for dining. Apart from these, you could enjoy bonfire with musical bonanza and tribal performances. The camel desert safari would take you into the deeper areas of the desert dunes. The jeep safari is meant for people who want to have a different kind of experience witnessing the Sam Dunes.Contact:
Desert Camp Address:-
Opposite Sam Dunes, MDR53 Kanoi, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan - 345001
Corporate Office: Gandhi Chowk, Jaisalmer - 345001
Phone: +91 9636373124
Email: [email protected]
Bhanwar Niwas, Bikaner
Bhanwar Niwas is a famous 80-year old heritage mansion of Bikaner, the place famous for a Rajasthani snacking item called ‘bhujia’. This heritage mansion has been turned into a luxury hotel which emanates luxury from every nook and corner. In fact, it would not be unjust to say that Bhanwar Niwas is the grandest of the famous ‘haveli’s or mansion, as they are called belonging to the renowned Rampuria family of Rajasthan. The craftsmanship of the artisans of Bikaner can be witnessed from the exquisite art work and architectural excellence found in Bhanwar Niwas. A perfect blend of traditional heritage and modernity, Bhanwar Niwas is a wondrous mix of Indian and European styles.
There are 25 guest rooms, out of which 11 are deluxe rooms. Each and every room is unique. The ground floor features public rooms such as the Little Drawing Room and the Blue Drawing Room. The huge dining hall is meant to serve sumptuous vegetarian delights to the traveler which would make your taste buds want for more. The surprises in Bhanwar Niwas never seem to cease! Contact:
Address: Rampuria Street, Bikaner, Rajasthan - 334005
Telephone : +911512201043, +911512529323
Fax : +911512200880
Email : [email protected]
Royal Desert Camp, Jaisalmer
Desert tourism is one of the unique features of Rajasthan and when it comes to this kind of tourism, Jaisalmer is the undisputed hottest destination. Just the way the sand dunes of Rajasthan has a vast array of surprises to offer to its travelers, the monuments also attract the tourists with the temptations of knowing about the royal past. If you want to have a memorable royal desert camp experience, you must get in touch with the Mehar Adventure Safari Camps of Jaisalmer. This reputed group of arrangers is known for arranging Swiss tents in the age old Indian environment along with all sorts of facilities, whether related to accommodation or medication. You could be introduced to a desert camp near the sand dunes. The team of skilled professionals would do every bit to offer you optimum luxury in minimum expenses.
You would be thrilled to enjoy the exclusive camel safaris and camping in any area of the deserts of Rajasthan. The special desert dream package is indeed a lifetime experience which includes camel safari, night stay, conventional welcome, refreshments, folk music and dance, camp fire, dinner and breakfast on the next morning. Contact:
Mr. Akram Mehar : +91 9983393871
Reservation Manager : +91 9214450526
Office Landline No : +91 299 2251172
E-Mail : [email protected]
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Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
The talk about the luxurious resorts of Rajasthan would remain incomplete without the mention of Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur. The epitome of the royal hospitality of Rajasthan, this palace with more than 340 rooms is the personification of luxury tourism. No word would be enough to describe the beauty and elegance of this palace.
Presenty it is a heritage hotel with all kinds of modern amenities. Rajasthan’s world famous style of accommodation is offered in the hotel which is run by the Rathore family. The beautifully and artistically carved balconies, the open terraces, the stunning courtyards, the picturesque gardens and rooms with antique furnishings together offer an exotic experience to travelers. The environment is so comfortable and cozy that Umaid Bhawan Palace can rightly be called your home away from home.
In order to provide the ultimate touch of personalization, the hotel offers personalized services and make your stay truly memorable. You would relish the delectable array of Indian cuisine offered by the hotel. Whether you want to sit in a private and cozy dining room or in the open air, the hotel is ready to give you all sorts of comfort tailor-made for you. You could also enjoy the meal while watching puppet show if you choose to dine outside.
You could rejuvenate yourself by relaxing in the swimming pool or simply sit by the pool and read a book. If you are fond of souvenirs, then too this hotel would never disappoint you. The reasonable priced souvenirs would let you take back some sweet memories from your trip back home.
While you are holidaying, you need not be completely detached from your world. Although the delights of Rajasthan may sweep you off your feet, you can always connect with your friends and family and share your experience. The business center of the hotel is equipped with all that you would need. You could easily make long distance calls from your room and even get connected online over a cup of beverage.
Umaid Bhawan Palace
Jodhpur - 342006
Telephone: +91 291 2510101
Facsimile: +91 291 2510100
Lohagarh Fort Resort, Kukas
This amazing boutique resort in Jaipur is one of the best lodging destinations if you want to indulge in luxury tourism. The private cottages with private pools would give you the perfect excuse to unwind. The best ever vacation experience to a couple can be rightly provided by the eco-friendly Lohagarh Fort Resort. Along with the private cottages and private pool, the natural aroma tree houses, white quartz suites and luxury tent with Jacuzzi is all set to take your heart away.
The picturesque Aravali range of Kukas surround this wonderful resort which is completely away from the maddening crowd. The chirping of sparrows, different migratory birds during the winter and the voice of peacock is all that you can hear.
The 13 acre lush green area of this fort resort can be the ideal honeymoon destination where travelers could forget everything and just be themselves. White Quartz Stones, famous for eradicating negative energy are used to treasure the white quartz suites, a concept which is unique and rarest of rare.
The boutique resort offers more than a dozen of spacious and cozy cottages with private pools, where every single cottage is characterized by a sweet natural fragrance emanating from flowers nearby. One of the most amazing features of this resort is the 400-year old tree houses, just near the exotic pool. The artistically crafted tree houses offer a very adventurous experience taking you to a zone of comfort and relaxation amidst the natural aroma.
Lohagarh Fort Resort has as many as 10 luxury tents, the idea of which originated from a guest hailing from Luxembourg. Although Jaipur is not an ideal destination for such a tent, but these luxury tents provide an exotic experience to the travelers. The tents are equipped with washrooms which are fairly air-conditioned and spacious. Along with these amenities, this resort would also give you the perfect excuse to indulge in your adventurous pursuits by virtue of the hilly environment that has been created with water canals around.
The resort becomes complete with its Spa and Yoga facilities. Upon the very entry of your cottage and suite you would enjoy a welcome foot message and the skilled expert masseuse would offer you interesting spa therapies.
Along with many other things, the resort would always keep a close watch on your dining experience there. The multi-cuisine restaurant has been serving many celebrities from time to time. You could enjoy some of the finest Indian cuisines along with continental dishes here. Your love for the food would increase when you enjoy it along with the green environment and some light music. Another interesting thing about your stay in this resort is that you can enjoy the authentic village life of India while staying here. The resort has a peaceful ambience and can give you the taste of the real rustic Rajasthan.Contact:
Address: NH-8, Kachera Wala, Kukas, Jaipur, Rajasthan 303101
Phone: 080033 95964
Samode Palace, Jaipur
Samode, the neighboring city of Jaipur is well-known for its handloom work and also for the heritage Samode Palace. This discreet place has been a royal host to umpteen celebrities, artists and travelers. This spectacular resort would give you the opportunity to spend some quality time in your own way. Whether you want to bask in the tranquility or enjoy a cocktail in the terrace garden, Samode Palace has everything in store for you to make you holiday memorable. The healing massage, the cozy and lavish bed in your room and the overall magic of the Place is sure to cast a spell on you.
You would discover the classic amalgamation of Indian and Mughal style in the Indo-Saracenic architecture of the Samode Palace. You would find comfort being personified here in terms of the accommodation of the Palace. Every room is elegantly furnished and emanates its unique personality. Whether the courtyard or the lounges or the wonderful curtains you would be amidst a floral aura. The very essence of this palace is romance. Whether you want to spend some quality time with your loved one or just be yourself enjoying your solitude, this is the ideal destination in Rajasthan.
Your taste buds are sure to be pampered like never before from the dining experience at the Samode Palace. Whether you want to indulge in the Royal Indian cuisines or delectable Asian and European style, you are free to choose your options. The taste of the breakfast at is served in the courtyard under the shades of the huge tress becomes all the more scrumptious when you have it enjoying the chirpings of the birds. Poolside cocktails and romantic candle-light dinners are also there in store for you. The wine cellar is unique where you would find both Indian as well as international varietals.
When it comes to recreation, Samode Palace would never make you fall short of anything. You can walk around and enjoy the beauty of the hotel or you may swim in the exotic pool; you can even watch the majestic sun setting as a bright day makes its way to the gentle night; the luxurious spa therapies offered by the hotel can also be a treat for you!Contact:
Address: Samode House, Gangapole, Jaipur – 302002, Rajasthan, India
Phone: +91-141-2632370, 2632407, 2631068
E-mail: [email protected]
Jhadol Safari Resort, Jhadol
About 40 to 50 kilometers from Udaipur, the Jhadol Safari Resort stands amidst the sprawling flora and fauna beckoning travelers with the sweet aroma of the Mahua trees. The resort is just like an emerald in the desert land of Rajasthan. Your desire to unwind in the lap of Nature under the magnificent sky shedding all your stress and tension away from the hustle and bustle of hectic city life can get fulfilled once you are here. Sipping a log drink under the shade of a huge tree can make you remember all that your heart holds dear. The singing birds in the dusk, the rustic sounds made by the surroundings would make your evenings more mysterious. The silvery moonlight would give you the prefect reason to meditate and shed all your worries, inflicting positive energy within you rejuvenating your soul.
The resort casts a mesmerizing trance upon you and as you retire in the cozy beds of the cottage suites which are embellished rustically, you would just not want anything more! A pleasant surprise awaits you in your cottage; there is a private family splash pool that overhangs the lake!
You can spend your times with utmost activities. While you can choose to trek in the countryside, you also can enjoy bird watching. The jeep safari and the evening orchard walk are also there to enjoy.Contact:
Jhadol Safari Resort
Address: Ravla Bagh, Village - Tehsil Jhadol, Dist. : Udaipur
Mobile No: +91-9636224224; +91-9828109037