Top 5 Hotels in India That Are Destinations in Themselves
Are you searching for a dream destinations this summer? In case you have not decided where to go then go for one of these premium hotels that are destinations by themselves. These unique hotels helps you to unwind and escape the grind of life. Each of These beautiful hotel destinations are anything from an inspiration to ‘heaven on earth’ that are worth your holiday & money.
There are highly expensive as well as pocket-friendly hotels too.
1. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Set in the middle of the great Lake Pichola waters, this romantic hotel Taj Lake Palace narrates royalty in every service. Guests reach Sardar Ghat by boat and are given a royal welcome. Get showered with rose petals and staff will escort you to the palace below a sequined umbrella.
There are many interesting things to do there:
Have dinner on-board the 150 year old Gangaur boat. Have a romantic candle light dinner on the Mewar Terrace. The shooting for the James Bond – Octopus location is here, so don’t forget to click a picture there. Take a heavenly spa on the Lake Pichola waters onboard the ‘Jiva Health Spa’.
Enjoy a heritage walk while you listen to the history of the palace. Truly, this hotel is a ‘heaven on earth’.
2. Glenburn Tea Estate & Boutique Hotel, Darjeeling, West Bengal
This hotel is surrounded by tea plantations and spread across more than one thousand acres of private forests. It was founded by a Scottish tea company known as Glen burn Tea Estate & Boutique Hotel way back in the mid 1850’s. The boutique hotel offers guests a totally unique green experience here.
While taking a luxury stay here guests can enjoy doing several activities here:
Go fishing or hiking in the hot noon or smell the aroma of tea plantations while you hike round the tea estates. There is also an exotic cooking class to learn something different while on your vacation. Watch the early morning sunrise in Darjeeling sipping on your favorite hot coffee.
For the guests who like to enjoy a relaxed time there is also an in – house library or get warm by the fireplace on a cold evening. The experience to learn how to brew best at the ‘Tea Experience’ is a specialty.
3. Hill Fort Kesroli, Alwar, Rajasthan
Hill Fort Kesroli helps you to admire the ancient fort while on your holiday. The Rajput architectural structure that fought several battles dates back to the fourteenth century. It is now converted to one of the leading heritage hotels in India.
There are several rejuvenating activities to do while admiring the old fort. Walk through the vast colorful mustard fields. Watch the golden sunset at the evening time falling over the place. Take a joy ride on a camel along with your friends or family.
The best is the night around the bonfire while you are entertain folk dance performances. You can enjoy various activities while you are travelling with Palace on Wheels which is the famous luxury train in India.
4. Vivanta by Taj, Madikeri, Karnataka
A premium hotel spread over 180 acres of the amazing rain forests in the beautiful hill station – Coorg. Admire the unending hill ranges, see the wild forests from the windows, or simply relax by the pool. Every bit of the Vivanta by Taj spells royalty.
There are a wide range of interesting activities to choose from:
Take a cooking class or try your luck at pottery at the pottery class. Golfers can try out or play golf in the vast greenery.
For the adventurous, try out zip-lining, mountain / off-road biking, and hike in the wide rain forests. There are three in- house restaurants near the hotel while the pool side bar offers your favorite drinks by the poolside.
5. Vythiri Tree House Resort, Wayanad, Kerala
Suspended 80 feet above ground level with fresh water from natural springs and the sun as a power source, the Vythiri Tree house Resort in the dense forests of Wayanad offers tree house cottages. There is a choice for the guests who do not like thick trees or if you are afraid of heights. You can book a cottage that overlooks the streams.
The thrilling adventurous experiences have to be taken especially if you would like to visit the cafe. You have to walk across the rope bridge each time!
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