Once in a lifetime, you come across an opportunity to indulge in the luxurious getaways. The hectic schedule of professional life can take a toll on your relationship when imbalance strikes. Owing to this couples take a break in their life to rejuvenate themselves and their relationship. But the most important question still lingers in the tensed environment i.e. where should they head to?
Deciding a place to rekindle romance is not that easy as you might have thought. One bad decision can make the entire experience sour. Which is why, we bring out the best hotels in the country to breathe fresh life to your loving relationship. Imagine walking amidst lush green gardens, swimming in private pool, devouring regal cuisines, sounds like a perfect setting to take your relationship to a new height right?
Here are the best heritage hotels in India for honeymooners, busy professionals and elderly couples to enjoy each other’s company away from the hustle and bustle of cities and into heaven that will make you feel like a king/queen.
Umaid Bhavan Palace
Built by Maharaja Umaid Sing in 1943 to employ people during the famine of that time, Umaid Bhavan places is a luxury retreat spread over an area of 26 acres and has 347 rooms boasting the life of Indian royals. The perfectly manicured gardens, yellow-sandstone laden art and decoration, exotic view of the historical city of Jodhpur, subterranean zodiac pool, and dancing peacock are a symbol of new Jodhpur. A part of this heavenly retreat is converted into a heritage hotel by Taj hotels that has 64 rooms and provides exquisite and exceptional services. Amalgamation of Rajput and Renaissance architecture, the palace has everything to spark a new lease of life to your relationship. The hotel is one of the largest private residences in the world.
Rambagh palace is another opulent heritage hotel in the country that has a rich air, lush surroundings and truckload of history to know. The state of Rajasthan is a gem of hotels and palaces to soak up the royal essence in your body and soul. Rambagh palace in Jaipur promises to give you peace of mind so that you can enjoy your romantic getaway to the fullest. The palace was built in 1835 and was the residence of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II and his queen Maharani Gayatri Devi at one point. Elaborate Mughal garden, eloquent history, sandstone balustrades, cenotaphs, sophisticatedly restored luxury rooms and suites show everything about the extravagant life of Rajasthani royals. To experience the finest hospitality, a romantic weekend to Rambagh palace is certainly a must thing to do.
Taj Falakhnuma Palace
When talking about the most romantic royal palaces in India, we cannot forget the upscale Taj Falakhnuma palace. The heritage hotel occasionally receives foreign dignitaries and royal families that serve as a hint to how fabulous Taj Falakhnuma Palace will be. Stretched across 32 acres of lush property, the palace is adorned with manicured gardens, marble staircases, fountains, stained-glass windows, rare manuscripts, Venetian chandeliers, beautiful furniture, carpet woven in Turkey, and exquisite upholstery that screams of the lavishness of the palace. A walk through the gardens, sipping hot tea with your beloved and talk about things is the perfect way to rekindle the romance. To experience the glorious lifestyle of the Nizam of Hyderabad, plan your romantic getaway and unfold a new way of exploring places to strengthen your bond.
Taj Lake Palace
Built in 1743 on Lake Picchola, Taj Lake Palace was an outcome of a taunt that Maharana Sangram Singh II gave to his son Maharana Jagat Singh. The palace is today one of the most magnificent royal retreat in the world that boasts of its unmatchable opulent services. From luxurious spa to a grand collection of premium spirits, elegant restaurants to resplendent gardens, the heritage hotel is a perfect spot for a romantic Staycation. The palace turned heritage hotel houses 83 premium rooms including suites that alone will make you want to stay there forever.
The Oberoi Udaivilas
Spread over 50 acres of land, Oberoi Udaivilas is a perfect luxury getaway for honeymooners and couples who wish to get wrapped amidst the flamboyant lifestyle of the royals. With elegant rooms, upscale restaurants, sprawling bird-filled gardens, iconic blue pool, lavish décor and courteous staff serves as a constant reminder of why the hotel is regarded highly by elites. Every nook and cranny of Udailvilas is brimmed with surreal calm that soothes ones’ mind. For a magical vacation, staying in the Oberoi Udaivilas is certainly not going to disappoint you. Chances are likely that you’d be successful in strengthening your bond with your loved ones here. The magic of the place never fails to attract tourists and visitors from over the world.
This list of romantic heritage hotels cannot be completed without mentioning Rawla Narlai, a luxurious palace that is perfect for honeymooners and couples to spend much-needed quality time. The palace is tucked amidst the Aravali hill and opens its door to anyone who is seeking tranquility in life. Located at the desert countryside, Rawla Narlai is in true sense brings magic in the lives of people who come here to stay. Its state-of-the-art services simply cannot be comprehended into words and give a tough competition to some of the best heritage hotels in India.
If you think that all the grand hotels are situated either in Rajasthan or in Hyderabad, you couldn’t be more wrong. If you’re a person who is more into mountains and hilly terrain, you should definitely head to Chaplsee hotel in Shimla. Shimla already is a perfect holiday destination that has the capacity to rejuvenate your soul, then why not enjoy a luxurious stay and get the best of the city in a few days. This idyllic hotel was the summer residence of late Raja Charanjit Singh of Kapurthala is bound to take you back in time. Lush green garden, fine wood furniture, finger-licking meals, scenic landscapes and serene air will make you stay there for as long as possible. Chaplsee is a boutique hotel that is tucked amidst the mighty mountains of Himalayas and offers its visitors the best time and memories in Shimla.
Samode is a 475 years old palace popular for its magnificent Indian and Mughal architecture, grand chandeliers, murals, hand-painted walls, exquisite lounges, mirror-tiled rooms, lavish courtyard and etc. this 24 suites and 19 rooms heritage hotel is the most affordable regal palaces in the list. Romanticism lies in every corner of the hotel that is sure to enhance your relationship and the bond of love. When making a place to explore Jaipur, why not level-up your stay through Samode Palace?
Jaiwana Haveli is not your usual hotel where you just need to relax after a tiring day. Once the private residence of Thakur of Jaiwana, the 24 rooms haveli is equipped with all the modern facilities with a dash of Rajput traditions. There are plenty of things to do when in Udaipur and Jaiwana amplify your stay by rewarding your with luxurious services that soothe your body, mind and spirit. It is by far the most convenient and affordable option for a relaxing Staycation in Udaipur.
Last but not the least; we have Amet Haveli (a luxurious heritage hotel) which was built by Maharana Jagat Singh who was the brain behind Lake Palace. The hotel has well-equipped 20 elegant rooms that come with all the modern facilities one may require during their stay. Located on the banks of Lake Pichola, the hotel gives a breathtaking view of the city. Traditional Rajasthani cuisine, enthralling culture, dreamy landscape, rich luxuries are some of the reasons that will make you fall in love with your other half once again.