12 Best Exclusive Resorts in India


India is a land of rich culture and heritage. Every state has its own culture and specialty with which it welcomes its guests with warm hospitality and wishes. Be it a local traveler or a tourist from abroad, tasting the true essence of incredible India is no less than a dream. Most of the time, the resorts and hotels you stay and the tourist guides you pick leave a deep impact on the place. 

For all those who wish to discover India with some luxury and comfort, here’s a list of 10 best Luxury hotels from our recommendation to check out without a miss.

1. Amanbagh Resort, Rajasthan

Rajasthan is undoubtedly the royal city of India with the true essence of hospitality and warmness for its guests. Amanbagh Resort in the Alwar District of Rajasthan is one of the best luxury resorts in India. Surrounded by the Aravalli hills and located near the Bhangar Fort and Sariska Sanctuary, this place has different vibes in it. The resort has all the amenities right from the royal food treat to other basic amenities. With its deep roots from the Mughal dynasty, the resort has classic interiors and a unique sense of marking their hospitality in style. 

2. ITC Grand Goa, Resort & Spa, Goa

Goa is a living paradise on Indian land with a unique blend of  Portuguese-Indian heritage and culture. ITC Grand Resort in Goa is based on a 45 acres land facing the magnificent beachfront space and is truly a peaceful place where the sun shines with a pleasant light all over the land. The interiors are so beautifully designed that you’ll probably never feel like leaving these vibrant green gardens which make this resort look like a lavish villa space. With exclusive restaurants, bars, and clear water scenery, the place is extremely relaxing to witness both in day and nightlife.


3. Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad

The royal Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad was once a residence for the famous Nizams and today, it’s one of the most beautiful and royal resorts in India. Every corner has uniquely rich and colorful embellishments along with colorful walls and paintings which are bound to give you more royal feels. The vast perfectly expand gardens are no less than a treat for eyes. The place is quite famous for its lavish wide dining spread available for the customers. From Italian cuisine to grilled feasts and Nawabi Hyderabadi kitchen, there’s everything for the guest to choose and enjoy. The restaurant here is labeled as the 85th best restaurant in the whole world where you can enjoy six-course meals. apart from that, the resort has many other amenities as well and a lavish spa too. 

4. Khyber Himalayan Resort, Gulmarg

For all the adventure lovers and nature admirers, this resort in Gulmarg is a perfect hideout to enjoy some nature insights holding the true essence of luxury in this resort. The resort is located in the mountains of Pir Panjal from where you can sink in with the views of beautiful snow-covered mountains and lovely sceneries around it. Guests can also go for outdoor excursion and skiing here. the resort also has a special spa which is one of their signature styles and is conducted only in a specific season. The place is just 2 hours ahead from Srinagar airport.

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5. The Leela Kempinski, Kovalam, Kerela

A holiday across the beach sounds a perfect idea for all the beach lovers. The Leela Kempinski In Kovalam. Away from 13 km down the south from Trivandrum, this Leela Chain of Luxury resorts in India is a classic luxury spot to stop by at least once in a lifetime. It is a private beach with one of the most beautiful shorelines amazing entertainment options around. The luxury resort has a wellness spa. Diya which is very relaxing and soothing with all the essentials of Ayurvedic treatments. All the rooms here are beach views and have private sundecks. The interiors are typically designed with a  tint of modern art and Kerela style decors.  For the convenience of their guests, they have a multi-cuisine restaurant here, money exchange services, internet facility, bar, and much more. We are sure anybody will love it here.


6. Ananda Spa Resort, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Ananda resort in Uttarakhand in Rishikesh is one of the top royal resorts of India.  Located in unexplored green valleys, the place is calm and peaceful to stop by. With a very pleasing and soothing ambiance, the staff here is extremely friendly and helpful. From special ginger garlic tea to other basic amenities, they offer everything in your room. Their dining is an extraordinary specialty where food with taste and health benefits is offered to the guests.  Enjoy your lovely meal by enchanting some classical entric music in the background. This resort is also known as the best yoga destination in India therefore, there’s a rich and professional yoga and meditation center here.

7. Punnamada Resort (Alappuzha),Kerela

Punnamada Resort is an exotic destination set in the backwaters of Punnamada lake where comfort and luxury meet together. The place is surrounded and covered by lush green plants and flowers that blossom and spread some peaceful vibes. This lakeshore resort has a spa centre and also a multi-cuisine restaurant attached to it where you can enjoy some mouth-watering dishes.

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8. The Naini Retreat (Nainital)

Covered with beautiful mountains and deep woods, The Nani Retreat is a vintage style inclusive spot to spend some memorable holiday in the slopes of scenic Ayarpatta valley. The place has its historic beauty and importance since it was the residence place of Maharaja of Pilibhit  You can witness some of the beautiful sceneries from here. This luxury resort is a palatial building with all the service and amenities. The restaurant here offers a great variety of food covering up the Nainital specials as well. There is also a wellness spa with a certified therapist who offers you the best relaxation messages. Guests can enjoy a yacht ride at the Nani Lake nearby or even go for nature’s walk since there is so much to witness from the beauty of nature. 

9. Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu

Based on the beachside of Union territory, Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray is an extremely beautiful resort to check up if you ever plan to stay in Pondicherry in Tamil Nadu. Spread over a land of 23 acres, the place is extremely beautiful and well designed with nature’s perfect essence around. It is one of the finest resorts where you can relax, celebrate any event, or just plan a vacation stay ahead. There are hardly any customers who have had to complain about this place. 

10. Wood House Beach Resort, Varkala, Kerala

Kerela island that covers some of the major blessings of nature in India. Right from its very own culture to traditional food and warm hospitality, everything here makes you feel comfortable in every corner of the state. The wood house beach resort is another lovely resort to check on the beaches of Varkala. It is a perfect place for people who will enjoy their stay in luxury as well as in a little budget. The rooms here are all designed in vintage cottage style and have the best view of the sunset from every corner. The resort has other facilities too such as Ayurvedic Treatment Center, multi-cuisine restaurant, swimming pool, air-conditioner dormitories, and much more. We love how the inner garden space with lush green plants has a whole positive vibe here for the guest. The resort is truly a value for money deal.

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11. The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Located on the beautiful backdrops of Shimla, The Oberoi Cecil is a fabulous spot to stay and get some chilly cold vibes of the winter hills. This resort has an exclusive colonial charm dating back to the historic era. The rich grand hotel has its fireplace, ballrooms, and lovely spa, a fitness centre place for its guests too. There are also special children playing area with various activities for them. We love the scenic view from every room here. it feels quite royal and peaceful here.

12. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Umaid Bhavan is still more or less like a royal residence in Jodhpur which is know undertaken by the Taj and for its maintenance. This beautiful residence stands on the hills of the northwest in India and has a magnificent beautiful scenery around. The royal architecture is stunning to watch and live. Spacious suites, lavish antiques, classical music, and of course the royal Rajasthan food. This place is no less than a tribute to the state taking you across the memory lanes from historic preservations to modern hospitality of the State. 

Make sure to book a deal with them in advance for some great discounts. After all who doesn’t love long stays and comfortable luxury experience at less cost. 

Let us know of any other resorts which are exclusive in your opinion and offer a special treat with culture and nature to its guests.