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South Asia Hotels
'17aug24
Raj Palace  
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Most people imagine rich golds, deep reds, and chandeliers everywhere when thinking of opulence and royalty. Imagine a hotel – no, a palace really – that offers this kind of luxury. It exists! The Raj Palace is a 16th-century Maharaja palace located in Jaipur, India, and fit for royalty. In …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
'17aug18
Taprobane  
Island
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Imagine a private island just off Sri Lanka’s South coast that can be reached only one of two ways: a ride on the back of an elephant, or by wading through crystal clear knee-deep waters. Well, imagine no more for this place really exists - welcome to Taprobane Island! Originally …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Villa
'17jun21
The Oberoi  
Vanyavilas
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Are you looking for a resort that offers luxury and adventure all in one? Look no further than the Oberoi Vanyavilas! Located close to Ranthambhore National Park and Tiger Reserve, the Oberoi Vanyavilas is an excellent base from which to explore the lush lands of India. Perfect for true nature …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Tent
'17may31
Uma Punakha  
by COMO
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Wow. That is surely the first thing to come out of traveler’s mouths who step onto the property of COMO Uma in Punakha. COMO Uma Punakha is an incredible destination with spectacular views over a lush, bright green valley and rice paddies in the smallest landlocked state in Asia. COMO …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature
Location: Thimphu  Bhutan  South Asia
'16dec27
Elephant Road  
Resort
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Located in a quiet part of the Sri Lankan jungle, the Elephant Road Resort is a place where you will see not only elephants but monkeys, peacocks, and birds along the side roads brightening up the day of passersby. Each of the four two-story suites offers guests beautiful jungle and …
Accommodation types: Beach   Nature
'16dec5
Chhatra  
Sagar
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Located in India, Chhatra Sagar is a place rich in history. A reservoir named Chhatra Sagar in memory of the late nobel, Thakur Chhatra Singh of Nimaj, is where this luxury camp gets its name from. Made up of 11 luxury tents, which have always been important to the Rajput …
Accommodation types: Nature   Tent
Location: Ajmer  India  South Asia
'16jul7
The Himalayan  
Village
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Tucked in India’s Parvati valley, travelers will find the eco-friendly Himalayan Village, a perfect spot for adventure seekers and those who want to find the ultimate fairytale retreat. The valley offers treks, blooming flower valleys, thick flora and fauna, crystal clear waterfalls, and calming rivers set in the Deodar forest. …
Accommodation types: Fairytale   Mountain   Nature   Traditional
Location: Kasol  India  South Asia
'16may30
Velaa  
Island
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When people think of an exclusive island experience, their thoughts tend to turn towards hotels in places like the Maldives; however, true exclusivity will be yours when you check into your private oceanfront villa on Velaa Island. This is because it is only accessible by boat, seaplane, or helicopter. The …
Accommodation types: Island   Luxury   Spa
Location: Noonu  Maldives  South Asia
'16feb3
Samode Safari  
Lodge
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Ever dream of being surrounded by wild tigers somewhere in a land far away...say, India? Look no further than the Samode Safari Lodge! Warmly decorated with a wooden floor, two large wood-burning fireplaces, and a large wooden deck, this lodge offers spectacular views and an array of onsite activities. Samode …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Location: Parāsi  India  South Asia
'15sep2
Kandolhu  
Island
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Known for its pristine white-sand beaches and crystalline waters, The Maldives consists of approximately 1,200 islands that have become a premier holiday destination for travelers from around the world. Kandolhu Island is perhaps one of the best-kept secrets of the Maldives, situated only 70 kilometers southwest of Male. The 25-minute …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
'15aug4
Taj Coral  
Reef Resort & Spa
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The Vivanta by Taj - Coral Reef, Maldives has become a crown jewel with its astounding sunsets, pristine beaches, and humbling beauty. It is truly a dream destination for honeymooners, beach lovers, serious divers, and adventurers. Only accessible via a private speedboat, the lagoon is peppered with private villas suspended …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island
'15jun23
Amankora Resort  
Bhutan
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Derived from the Sanskrit word for “peace” and the Dzongkha word for “circular pilgrimage,” the Amankora lodges scattered through the peaks and valleys of Bhutan embody the base meanings of both words. This series of five lodges are nestled in Bhutan's Kingdom, situated between Tibet and India, making it one …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature   Remote
Location: Paro  Bhutan  South Asia
'15may5
Samode  
Palace
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The maharaja’s palace that is now the Samode Palace hotel is the perfect blend of antiquity and modernity. Over 300 years ago, the palace was home to the ruling family of Samode, in the heart of Rajasthan, just outside Jaipur. Its luxury has transcended time with mirror tiled halls, mural …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
'15apr17
The Oberoi  
Cecil
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Found high in the Himalayas at Chaura Maidan, the Oberoi Cecil, Shimla provides sweeping views of the snowcapped mountains and valley below. Once the residence of the Viceroy of India, this Grand Heritage hotel was restored to its former glory that offers you modern conveniences while retaining its colonial charm. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Palace
Location: Shimla  India  South Asia
'15feb18
Four Seasons  
Mumbai
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Formally Bombay, Mumbai is India’s capital of commerce and home to the Bollywood film industry. Rise above the hustle and bustle of the city in your guestroom, perhaps overlooking the Arabian Sea with floor-to-ceiling windows. It has internet, a hot drink maker and top quality bedding. The best suites have …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper
Location: Mumbai  India  South Asia
'15jan22
Umaid Bhawan  
Palace Jodhpur
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The Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is a historical site, first constructed in 1928 and placed above the desert capital of Jodhpur. It was originally a palace and the last of the great palaces of India. Besides twenty-six acres of lush foliage and gardens, the palace hotel features art-deco style …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jodhpur  India  South Asia
'14nov20
Reethi  
Rah
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The Reethi Rah – Maldives is a luxurious but nature-friendly choice for travelers with exquisite tastes. Set against the illustrious beauty of the Maldives, you can enjoy beach verandas, private swimming pools, over-water decks, and stone soaking baths for two. Luxuries are all modern despite the island paradise appearance. In …
Accommodation types: Beach   Island   Luxury
'14nov12
Hill Fort  
Kesroli
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This 14th-century fort was built by the Yaduvanshi Rajputs who claim to be descendants of Lord Krishna – though they probably weren’t as good flutists. The fort has had many owners over the years - the Mughals, the Jats, the British, and, of course, today it is owned by Neemrana …
Accommodation types: Fort   Traditional
Location: Gurgaon  India  South Asia
'14nov3
Raffles Maldives  
Meradhoo
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Have you ever wanted to dine on the ocean? Short of magic, the Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort may be the closest and safest way to do just that. The Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has been called the Secret Hideaway in the Indian Ocean and encompasses two islands with lush amenities. The …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Spa
'14oct28
Neemrana  
Fort-Palace
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Built in 1464 AD, Neemrana Fort-Palace is located on a hill with brilliant views of the Indian countryside. It is a 55-room heritage resort covering six acres of land with multiple levels and palatial wings. Left to ruin for much of the 20th Century, it was restored in the 1990s …
Accommodation types: Fort   Palace   Traditional
Location: Neemrana  India  South Asia