Udaipur is also known as the City of Aurora and is a town full of cultural wealth in Rajasthan at a two hours flight from New Delhi, the Indian capital. It was the ancient capital of Mewar kingdom and that is why its legacy is composed of majestic palaces all around the city and its lakes.

Many of these palaces were restored and converted into luxurious and modern hotels like Oberoi Udaivilas, on Lake Pichola, the largest in the area and with a luxury service that makes of this palace-hotel an exquisite place.

Not bad for a palace

Not bad for a palace

The most attractive feature of this hotel is its architecture inspired by the palaces of Rajasthan, their endless domes and pavilions offer the splendor of a royal era and the cultural richness of Mewar’s architecture. Moreover, the history of Mewar kingdom evokes the glory and greatness of Rajpu‘s court, and this dynasty is the oldest in the world after the Ethiopian. Its antiquity exceeds any European dynasty, 76 generations and over 500 years attest it. Hence its rich legacy that now you can enjoy during your holiday.

Oberoi Udaivilas is the epitome of the Oberoi chain and has gained over the years to be considered the best hotel in the world. Accompanied by a labyrinth of majestic pavilions, ponds, fountains and lush gardens, the resort has 87 rooms including suites with private pool with views to Lake Pichola and the city’s palace.

The majestic scenery combined with the palatial architecture and a beautiful spa offers a unique experience for those who know that there is nothing like too much luxury. The rooms, semi-open with balconies and luxurious spa with views to the lake, are a haven of serenity, peace and harmony.

I could definitely meditate there

I could definitely meditate there

It is not surprising that this hotel has been the setting for many movies, cause it is impossible not to imagine oneself in one of them when relaxing in the pool with those views to the lake. Your holiday movie will start from the first minute you step on the resort, as you will be greeted with the utmost hospitality after a walk around  Pichola and a welcoming ceremony. This will not be the only reason for you to not want to leave,the private yoga sessions and rejuvenating treatments will also surprise you. Its Banyan Tree spa has been elected several times the second best Asian Spa by Condé Nast Traveller.

For those who think luxury in excess is never enough, in the Luxury, Great Mogul, Orloff and Regent suites they will find a not sober decoration, private pools, outdoor pavilions to eat and a private butler. The most luxurious suite is Kohindoor, 250 square meters and patios with fountains, a private pool, living room with fireplace and wooden sauna, suitable for those who can pay some more than €2600 a night.

A board trip in the lake

A board trip in the lake

The options to enjoy are not only within the walls of the resort, cause you will be also offered an elephant safari, a camel ride or a boat trip on the lake, so you can see why the city of lakes is for some the most romantic city in India.

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