Like someone once said, “Be Royal in your Own Fashion: Act like a King to be treated.” So if you fancy being treated as a royal or experience living in one of the majestic palaces to feel their grandiose, then you should experience the tourism in the effervescent state of Rajasthan. Its erstwhile ‘Havelis’ and ‘Mahals’ or palaces are synonymous with luxury and indulgence since time immemorial. Majestic retreats all across the state have been successful in preserving Rajasthan’s royal touch while offering you an unparalleled opulent experience.
Rajasthan is one of the most prominent destinations in India, which cannot be missed for anything in the world. It not only gives you a glimpse of the deep-rooted and splendid culture but also has a modern side to its towns. So, if you are keen on planning an exotic holiday in this colourful state, then indulging in the royalty of Rajasthan would be an unmatchable experience than any other holiday that you’ve gone on so far. Are you still wondering where should be your next rendezvous with luxury and opulence? Experience this picturesque state at its grandest in the following five majestic retreats if you are looking to spend a royal weekend in Rajasthan.
The Oberoi, Udai Vilas
If you fancy five-star extravagance in luxury villas, which overlook the tranquil Lake Pichola, then The Oberoi Udai Vilas in Udaipur is your destination for your next royal holiday. The Udai Vilas Palace is the best choice for a relaxing retreat where you can relish the beaming morning sun while sipping you bed tea, enjoy the swift evening breeze with your favourite glass of wine, and a superlative view of the lush gardens and lake while having your dinner. Be it your honeymoon or a romantic getaway, indulge your senses in the special Ayurveda therapies and soothing spa sessions to make this holiday a memorable and royal one.
If you wish to stay in one of the best and royal resorts in Rajasthan, the Samode Palace should be in your bucket list. If you have decided to visit this majestic retreat near Jaipur, rest assured to be treated like a king and queen in this fine luxury resort. Taking you far away from the regular hustle and bustle, this majestic palace has served countless celebrities, royals, and also thousands of travellers from across the world. Be it their unmatched hospitality, luxurious rooms, scrumptious food and drinks, or traditional folk music; you would surely come back here again as one time isn’t enough.
Alila Fort, Bishangarh
Overlaid on a 230-year-old warrior fort, architecturally, it is an amalgamation of the Jaipur style with Mughal. But there’s also an unusual look of Disneyland when you view it from afar. The spectacular property is ideal for people who love exploring the heritage forts and palaces and at the same time, want to experience the royal life. Standing tall, magnificently in the midst of a small village in Rajasthan, Alila Fort truly looks like a place straight out of a dream. Beneath the pristine blue sky, this fort stands out gleaming in gold, illuminated with subtle lights. It’s surely a view of a lifetime. Bishangarh village is located close to Jaipur and has been transformed into a beautiful heritage resort of unbelievable grand proportions. You can choose one of the tastefully-designed 59 palatial suites, each of which re-define luxury and royal comfort while viewing parakeets and other beautiful migratory birds taking a flight in the breeze.
Another royal retreat is located on a striking fort on a hill, which is hemmed in by the scrub desert on the south of Jodhpur. Mihir Garh stands majestically, offering you 360° panoramic views. The resort has a total of eight suites with private courtyards which would make you feel like a royal. Go for a swim in the pools or enjoy the excellence of comfort in this heavenly retreat. The décor and furnishings are classy, delicate, and adorn simple colours while giving you the utmost comfort with all modern-day facilities. Everything in this majestic property has been designed to replicate the regional traditions and rich culture. During your stay, you must enjoy the spa, Jacuzzi or plunge pool or in this royal resort to gift yourself an ultimate regal treatment.
Umaid Bhawan Palace
Standing beautifully in the midst of the 26 sections of the land and surrounded with abundant greenery, this Palace is another must-visit in Rajasthan, which is apt for a royal weekend outing. Enjoy the sunsets along with the gorgeous peacocks or revel in their underground Zodiac Pool to unwind. This extravagance offers you with 64 exceptionally Art Deco-style rooms and suites. Giving you a feel of Rajasthan’s rich culture, history, and traditions of the royal residence, Umaid Bhawan Palace promises you an absolutely magical holiday that you wouldn’t ever forget.