Luxury Hotels & Resorts
India’s Top 10 Ultra Luxury Resorts!
Theme : Luxury
Country : Asia

As a country, Indian tourism offers a range of experiences from the chilly mountain peaks to the warm sandy beaches. When travelers are searching for resorts in India offering world-class comfort and luxury, you do not search any further. Below is a list of 10 ultra-luxury resorts in India that are guaranteed to provide a memorable time during your next vacation. Get in touch with Flamingo Transworld Private Limited for the best luxury resorts packages.

India’s Top 10 Luxury Resorts

  1. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
  2. The Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa, Gulmarg
  3. Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore
  4. ITC Grand, Goa
  5. Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa, Coorg
  6. Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
  7. Ananda in the Himalayas
  8. JW Marriott, Mussoorie
  9. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
  10. Brunton Boatyard, Kochi

1. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

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About :

Umaid Bhawan Palace, a Taj group’s property located in the historical city of Jodhpur, is a spectacular monument of Rajasthan’s heritage. This beautiful structure was built between 1928 and 1943, and it is now considered a significant symbol of the new Jodhpur. Strategically situated on Chittar Hill, which also happens to be the highest point in the city, Umaid Bhawan Palace provides its guests with breath-taking views of the Blue City, never-ending dunes, and the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort. Currently, this hotel is the sixth-largest private residence in the world and the erstwhile royal family of Jodhpur used to residence here. Undeniably, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur is India’s most luxurious resort. This 5-star luxury resort in Jodhpur includes 26 acres of well-maintained gardens, an indoor zodiac pool, and a total of 70 beautifully decorated suites and rooms for the guests to choose from. This royal palace offers three restaurants that provide a range of experiences – Risala offers authentic Indian and Rajasthani food; Pillars has many European and Mediterranean menu options; and at the Trophy Bar, the guests can choose from an array of alcoholic beverages and cigars. The original architecture of this majestic structure makes it an integral part of Jodhpur tour packages. The experience of the royals and the bygone era that is offered by this palace also places it high on the list of the Rajasthan tour packages.

Location :

Umaid Bhawan Palace is approximately 20 minutes away from the airport in Jodhpur. The main shopping areas are close by.

Special Amenities :

Umaid Bhawan Palace provides special amenities like palace heritage walks, folk performances, exclusive butler service, and evening rituals. Explore the illustrious history of the hotel by taking the heritage walk. The Jiva Grande Spa at the hotel provides relaxing experiences that are inspired by India’s ancient approach to wellbeing.

2. The Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa, Gulmarg

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About :

The Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa cradled in the lap of the snow-laden Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas offers world-class comfort and luxury to its guests. Spread across seven acres that are also home to a sylvan coniferous forest, this resort offers 85 luxurious rooms and cottages with plush interiors. The resort offers access to some of the best slopes in Asia that are great for skiing in the winters and trekking and picnicking in summer. Also close by is the highest golf course, not just in the country, but in the world. Guests who fancy a swim can avail the heated swimming pool, and those who wish to indulge can head to the spa that offers a range of services. The resort also houses a fitness center with steam, a sauna, and jacuzzi facilities. The gymnasium offers astounding views for those who do not wish to miss out on the surroundings. The Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa has four diverse restaurants. All-day dining Cloves serve cuisines from all over the world, Nouf offers grilled specialties, Chaikash is the perfect getaway for tea and coffee connoisseurs, and Calabash is a sheesha lounge perfect for relaxing. Is it any wonder that the Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa is an indispensable item on the Kashmir Corridor with Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa list?

Location :

The Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa is 65 kilometers from the Srinagar Airport, which is a 90-minute drive through the majestic forested slopes and tranquil meadows.

Special Amenities :

Other than skiing, golfing, and trekking, guests can enjoy traveling on Gulmarg Gondola, the highest ski lift in the world that is a brief walk from the resort. Trout fishing, gondola rides, rock climbing, horse riding, jeep safaris, and mountain biking are also offered here. Some other highlights of the hotel are a dedicated Concierge for activities, a mini theatre, a snooker room, and a children’s club.

3. Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore

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About :

The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort offers an unparalleled 5-star experience in its grand tented accommodation that is inspired by the lavish caravans owned by the royal family members. This luxury resort in Ranthambore is run by the pre-eminent Oberoi group of hotels. The hotel provides easy access to the Ranthambore National Park as well as the Ranthambore Fort; and also offers jungle safaris on which most guests have seen the Royal Bengal Tigers. The resort’s comfortable tents are equipped with teak wooden floors, a king-size bed, a large study table, cushiony armchairs, and a bathtub. The area around the tents is lush with gardens that also provide privacy to the guests. Some other amenities in the rooms are butler service, air conditioning, turndown service, a personal bar, tea-coffee facilities, high-speed internet, television, silk bathrobes, and toiletries made with natural ingredients. The resort houses an all-day restaurant that offers a range of continental, pan-Indian, and Rajasthani delicacies. For a royal dining experience, the restaurant is adorned with high ceilings, iridescent chandeliers, a fireplace, and live folk music. Guests can enjoy the sunset from the private observation tower along with mouth-watering canapes at an additional cost. The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore also offers spa amenities like massages and treatments. The resort also has a pool and fitness center for those who do not want to miss out on their daily workouts. Ranthambore luxury packages would be incomplete without a stop at this grand resort.

Location :

The resort is five kilometers from the Sawai Madhopur Railway Station, about 160 kilometers from Jaipur Airport, and 360 kilometers from the New Delhi International Airport. The Ranthambore National Park and Tiger Reserve are ten minutes by road.

Special Amenities :

The resort has an array of experiences to choose from for all its guests; some of those include yoga sessions, children’s activities, barbeques, bird watching, photography classes, shopping, art walks, nature walks, and camel cart rides.

4. ITC Grand Goa

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About :

Strategically located in the pristine, untouched South Goa, ITC Grand Goa provides its guests with direct access to Arossim Beach, making it perfect for a relaxing and rejuvenating holiday. With a whopping six signature eateries and more than 250 rooms, this luxury resort in Goa has a lot of options to choose from. There are also many indoor and outdoor venues for weddings, events, banquets, and functions. The architecture of ITC Grand Goa is influenced by the Indo-Portuguese traditions and it is a beautiful blend of timeless elegance and a special regional appeal that is also present in the resort’s cuisines, services, rituals, and mannerisms. All the rooms offer exquisite views of the vibrant gardens, the tranquil lagoons, the swimming pool with multiple levels, or the vast sea. The various food and drink options at the resort offer layered flavors in Goan delicacies, as well as an assortment of Indian and global dishes. This huge resort by the ITC Grand chain of hotels offers the comforts of Kaya Kalp – the Royal Spa to elevate the wellbeing of the guests. This resort also takes care of the environment and the community while delivering the best possible experience to all visitors. All the Goa luxury tour packages have a special place for ITC Grand Goa. The multi-level lagoon-style swimming pool with two waterslides and an attached pool bar is a special attraction of the resort and is one of the largest swimming pools in the country.

Location :

Goa airport is only 20 minutes away from ITC Grand Goa.

Special Amenities :

A special club for children called Ollie’s Club with a range of activities is also present on the premises. The resort also provides beach services for a true Goa experience. Other activities also include yoga, meditation, indoor and outdoor games, cycling, and jogging.

5. Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa, Coorg

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About :

Nestled in a vast spread of 180 acres of untouched rainforest perched over rolling hills, the 5 star Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa, Coorg is the perfect getaway for those seeking some time off in nature. This resort, owned and run by the Taj group of hotels, has been built using traditional Kodagu architecture with tall pillars, sloping roofs, and all rooms opening into a central courtyard. The luxury resort in Coorg also offers suites, cottages, and villas with a private plunge pool – all offering soothing views of the forest. In the surrounding areas, there are more than 200 species of plants, some of them are eucalyptus, coffee, cardamom, wild jasmine, and rudraksha trees. For the comfort of the guests, the resort houses a temperature-controlled infinity pool and a fitness center that are open all year round. Being one of the best luxury resorts in the south, Taj Madikeri offers the services of Jiva spa spread across a massive 30,000 square feet offering lush green views and signature treatments. There are five restaurants and eateries at the property offering multi-cuisine, barbeque, wellness, and Coorgi cuisines. All luxury packages of Karnataka are incomplete without a stay at the Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa in Coorg.

Location :

Bengaluru is 272 kilometers away from the resort that is within touching distance to most tourist attractions in Coorg.

Special Amenities :

The resort can arrange nature walks, offroad biking, cookery lessons, coffee tasting, treks, tours, romantic dinners, and concierge tours on request. The Taj Conservatory grants an insight into the history and culture of Coorg, including the arts and crafts.

6. Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

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About :

Known to many as India’s first luxury hotel, the Taj Mahal Place was opened in 1903, overlooking the monumental Gateway of India, and has been the pride of Mumbai since then. There are an astounding 285 rooms and suites in the hotel, each one of which is a balance of modern facilities, pertinent history, and world-class luxury. The hotel has nine iconic restaurants and bars serving delicacies from India, the Middle East, the Orient, and Europe. Also available on the hotel premises are 11 recently refurbished venues for various occasions. The prestigious and award-winning in-house Taj Salon of Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, provides a variety of salon services. Those seeking relaxing spa massages and treatments can head to the newly added Jiva Spa. This flagship hotel of the Taj group of hotels became the first structure in the country to be registered under the image trademark for its distinct exterior design in 2017. All these features bring it to the top of the list of luxury hotels in Mumbai.

Location :

The domestic and international Mumbai airports are about an hour away. Colaba Causeway, the tourist haven, is a short walk from the hotel.

Special Amenities :

The majestic Taj Mahal Palace features nine acclaimed restaurants and bars. It is also home to a luxury shopping arcade. For the guests, the hotel also serves high tea along with music every evening. Heritage walks are organized through the hotel to understand the history of this magnificent marvel.

7. Ananda in the Himalayas, Uttarakhand

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About :

The wellness luxury resort, located in the Himalayan foothills, spread across 100 acres, Ananda in the Himalayas, would leave anyone mesmerized and rejuvenated with the comfort and luxury it offers. Surrounded by the Sal forest, where the quiet will bring back the connection with nature, away from the chaos of everyday life. The wellness resort offers more than 80 personalized services and wellness packages rooted in the science and philosophy of yoga, mindfulness, Ayurveda, and Vedanta. This award-winning spa resort is housed in the palace of a Maharajah, which will steal the heart of the guests once they lay eyes on the reception area itself. The resort offers 3 villas, 5 suites, and 70 rooms to the guests. Many of the rooms provide splendid views of the river Ganga and the magnificent mountainside. Guests can devour the gastronomical delights offered here at various venues – the breezy Tree Top Deck, the elegant Pavilion, the warm tea lounge, and by the pool. The signature spa has 24 treatment rooms, a gymnasium, a temperature-controlled outdoor pool, and extensive hydrotherapy amenities. Having unparalleled facilities puts Ananda in the Himalayas on the must-visit sites of Uttarakhand luxury tour packages.

Location :

This awe-inspiring resort is a short 40-minute drive from the city of Dehradun. From the capital city of New Delhi, it would be a 7-8 hours drive, 6 hours by train, and 2 hours by helicopter.

Special Amenities :

The Palace Estate offers the services of a 6-hole golf course and a billiards room. Also available are various tours and experiences at various ancient monasteries, ashrams, and temples. Some other activities offered by the luxury wellness resort are treks, white water rafting, safaris, and fitness sessions.

8. JW Marriott, Mussoorie

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About :

Nestled in the lush green foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan mountains, located in the city often referred to as Queen of the hills. JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa is a 5-star resort that provides a perfect escape from the hustle-bustle of city life. One of the finest luxury resorts in Mussoorie, perfectly placed amongst mighty oaks, echoing valleys, and the beauty of nature offers 115 rooms and suites designed to cater to the guests. With five eateries and restaurants to choose from, guests can enjoy international, Asian, Indian, and Mediterranean delicacies. The full-service Cedar Spa by L’Occitane at the resort offers various relaxing and energizing treatments. Without the addition of this 5-star resort, any Uttarakhand luxury tour packages will be incomplete.

Location :

JW Marriott, Mussoorie is approximately 65 kilometers from the airport in Dehradun and 292 kilometers from New Delhi airport. Kempty Falls is a couple of minutes away from the resort. Mussoorie’s famous Mall Road is also close by, providing easy access to various shops and eateries.

Special Amenities :

There are many options for treks and hiking tours in the vicinity of the resort. Other amenities offered here are a fitness center and a heated indoor swimming pool with a separate section for children. The resort also houses the Den which is a dedicated entertainment center with a bowling alley, games, and a play area.

9. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

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About :

Situated in the middle of a lake, Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur offers an experience like no other hotel. Jag Niwas was built in 1746 by a young prince as his pleasure palace; now owned and run by the Taj group of hotels; this heritage hotel has 18 grand suites and 65 magnificent rooms. The unique location of this luxury resort in Udaipur offers splendid views of the Lake Pichola, Aravalli Hills, Jag Mandir, and City Palace from every room. Four signature restaurants in the Lake Palace, open only to the resident guests, offer authentic Rajasthani, contemporary European, and mouth-watering Indian fares. The Jiva Spa at the hotel not only offers various soothing treatments, but they also have the option for a spa boat experience. Mewar Mahal, the event space at this lake resort of Udaipur, can accommodate around 75 people and be used for various intimate events. This beautiful hotel appears in all Udaipur luxury tour packages.

Location :

Guests are taken to the hotel on a jetty. The airport is about 25 kilometers and 40 minutes away from the Taj Lake Palace jetty.

Special Amenities :

The hotel offers special royal boat romantic dinners and exclusive butler services. Guests can also opt for the heritage walk where they can explore the rich history of the hotel. Special folk performances are organized for the entertainment of the guests every evening.

10. Brunton Boatyard, Kochi

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About :

Brunton Boatyard is a 5-star luxury hotel in Kochi, located in the vicinity of the historically rich Fort Cochin area. This well-preserved period structure has English, Dutch, and Portuguese influences reflected in the hanging fans, high ceilings, and various artifacts. This waterfront history hotel has a total of 26 rooms and suites, most of which offer pristine views of the sea, even from the attached bathrooms. This luxury resort in the South  offers thirty-two cuisines including; Portuguese, Indian, Dutch, and other dishes from the local communities; these are served in the three distinct restaurants of the hotel. For the convenience of the guests, there is a swimming pool, a gift shop, a fitness center, and a business center on the property. Brunton Boatyard, Kochi, managed by CGH earth experience hotels, is part of the Kerala luxury packages.

Location :

Brunton was a respected shipbuilder, and his boatyard is home to this luxury hotel. Cochin International Airport is the closest airport to the hotel.

Special Amenities :

Every evening, the Brunton Boatyard’s boat takes the guests on a sunset cruise. The hotel also offers specialized cooking classes to the guests. The hotel follows many sustainable practices like rainwater harvesting and having solar heaters.

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