With new hotels coming up ever so frequently, we understand that it’s sometimes quite a task to decide where to head for your next holiday. So, to make planning a holiday a tad bit easier, here’s a curated list of the top 10 small luxury hotels – these really are some of the most gorgeous luxury hotels in India and you definitely wouldn’t want to miss out on them in 2016!
Think hot tea by the fireplace in a grand Victorian-style castle, overlooking snow-capped mountain peaks and gushing waterfalls. A storybook stay, indeed!
This regal haveli with majestic courtyards and grand rooms is bound to transport you to the era of kings and queens, and leave you feeling exactly like royalty.
Situated on the outskirts of the famous Jim Corbett National Park, Patlidun Safari Lodge is just the place to take a micro-break and head to when you have had enough of insipid holidays. Soak in the beauty of your surroundings while you literally soak in the plunge pool attached with every cottage – did somebody say bliss?
For novelty-seekers who want to experience the real rustic Rajasthan, this is it! Live the luxe life in the middle of the Thar Desert and spend your evenings gathered around the fire, listening to local folk music.
Drive down misty country roads flanked by hills, to this lovely resort built around a coffee plantation. And, great news for coffee drinkers – you can create your own signature coffee blend to sip on while you take in the gorgeous views
Looking for a soul-soothing getaway? This sprawling 25-acre yoga retreat is a tranquil haven to focus on wellness and self-discovery. Just the place to head to for a journey that takes you within.
The dramatic setting of this 250-year-old fort – perched on the edge of a cliff with breathtaking views, is what seals the deal right from the beginning. Find a corner in one of the numerous quaint courtyards, verandahs or terraces to take in the beauty of this property and get lost in history.
Two colonial-style bungalows set in the midst of a tea estate! Walk past rolling hills, explore river valleys, cross the hanging bridge, learn how tea is made, spot butterflies or just sit and read a book. Trust us, you will find inspiration in every corner.
Tired of cookie-cutter 5 stars? Get a dose of the extraordinary at Sher Bagh. Nestled around the Ranthambore National Park, this classic safari camp makes for an adventurous getaway and a truly exceptional camp-life experience.