Here is our list of top 10 luxury travel experiences in India:
1.The Jiva Spa Boat on Lake Pichola
In Udaipur’s glittering Lake Pichola, Taj’s Jiva Spa Boat offsets the tranquillity of its surroundings with a range of treatments designed to pamper. It takes you on a special boat designed to welcome you aboard to indulge in restorative treatments by skilled therapists and relax on the deck enjoying the views of the pristine blue waters.
2. Ananda in the Himalayas
Ananda is one of the best spa resorts in India. An award-winning spa destination that has the right blend of luxury and nature, Ananda is located on a 100 acre Maharaja Palace Estate in Tehri, surrounded by Sal forests and overlooking the Ganges river valley. The wellness therapies here include detox, fitness, de-stress, weight loss and absolute rejuvenation.
3. Maharaja’s Express
India’s network of railways reflects an iconic part of the country’s heritage. The luxury train that takes you from Mumbai to Jaipur. With private suites, bar and dining cars serving gourmet meals, and even an on-board boutique, this is one of the best way to travel in style.
4. Khyber Himalayan Resort
The resort situated 65km away from the Srinagar airport, offers a stunning 360–degree view of the majestic Pir Panjal ranges. Gulmarg in Kashmir receives heavy snowfall every year, that makes the newly opened Khyber Himalayan Resort perfect for skiers and other winter sports lovers. The spa therapies amidst the serene environs will leave you feeling de-stressed and rejuvenated.
5. A Stay in the Oberoi Udaivilas
Sprawling courtyards, fountains, domed pavilions and lush gardens recreate the romance of a bygone era of Mewari region. Nestled on the banks of emerald Lake Pichola, Udaivilas Oberoi is one of the most luxurious hotels in Rajasthan’s most romantic city Udaipur. Oberoi Udaivilas lets you lead a maharaja life in its royal interiors, luxurious dining and a wellness center offering spa, Ayurveda, yoga and meditation sessions.
6. Dine at the Terrace Restaurant at the Raas Hotel
The newly opened Raas Hotel is changing the landscape of boutique accommodations in Jodhpur. Featuring sleek and contemporary design, the hotel’s crown jewel is its glittering terrace, which spotlights the illuminated Mehrangarh Fort. The terrace also features an open-air restaurant, one of the finest in Rajasthan.
7. A Stay in Leela Goa
Endowed with natural beauty and inspired by Goa’s Portuguese heritage and temple tradition of South India, Leela Goa has been rated as one of the best luxury hotels in Goa. It’s plush, it’s sleek and it’s spectacular and has an array of in house restaurants that offer gourmet dining experience at this leading luxury hotel in Goa.
8. Hot Air Balloon in Pushkar
Every November, thousands of visitors flood into the beautiful city of Pushkar in Rajasthan. For the best views of the vibrant festivities, which include races and camel beauty contests, take to the skies in a custom hot air balloon.
9. The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan
This wildlife resort of India is bestowed with some of nature’s finest creations and is considered to be amongst the leading luxury wildlife resorts in India. Situated on the edge of the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, it’s the perfect place from where you can venture out on your jungle safari and then return back to luxurious comfort and pristine surroundings. Located ideally in the heart of the famous Ranthambore National Park, the Oberoi Vanyavilas is as exotic as it gets.
10. Chhatra Sagar
A man-made dam built in 1890 in Rajasthan, Chhatra Sagar is a verdant oasis in the dry Rajasthan desert. The property now hosts a luxury camp for travellers, the luxury tents all have a private waterside sit-out area to make this the vacation of your dreams.