The Niraamaya Retreats, Kumarakom is nestled on the banks of Lake Vembanad with lush tropical gardens set around 27 luxurious villas designed to offer the breath-taking views of the serene backwaters. The area is well known for the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary Observatoty Tower, St Andrew's Basilica Arhtunkal and the Mullakkal Rajarajeswari Temple.
Situated in the Village of Jamtara, near Pench National Park, Jamtara Wilderness Camp is a 10 luxury tented property in the heart of rural Pench. Surrounded by tall Arjuna Trees and an ancient Banyan rooted on a dry riverbed, each tented room overlooks the forest which set the perfect background to this jungle experience.
One of the three 'Jewels of the Raj' The Windamere Hotel was originally a cosy English Boarding House for British Raj types on contract in the Darjeeling Hills Later on, when tea arrived in Darjeeling, British tea planters also stayed here. Later on, it was converted into a hotel just before the outbreak of the Second World War.
Tucked away amidst the Aravali’s, among the world’s oldest fold-mountain ranges, this one-time ‘Hunting Manor’ of the Jodhpur Royals now opens its doors to those on a hunt for blissful tranquillity. Today, this 17th century ‘Country Manor’, painstakingly restored to its original magnificence, caters to an exclusive clientele looking to explore the popular cities of Jodhpur & Udaipur—a comfortable 2 hrs ride from both.
Ajit Bhawan is one of India's first heritage hotels. This magnificent palace was formerly a royal retreat to Jodhpur's erstwhile Maharaja's younger brother, Major General Maharaj Dhiraj Sir Ajit Singh Ji.
Named after its last known resident, Mary Budden Estate is a beautiful homestay located in the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. Mary Budden was a prominent missionary who worked around the Hills of Kumaon.
Located in the midst of a gorgeous forest at the Satpura Tiger Reserve, Reni Pani Jungle lodge offers an authentic wildlife experience for the discerning traveller. The name “Reni Pani” is derived from a neighbouring tribal village.
Residing in the historically and artistically rich town of Churu, Malji Ka Kamra is a 100-year-old haveli (mansion) that has been charmingly restored with modern amenities. It was originally used as a guest house for the King of Bikaner.
Jehan Numa Retreat resides on the outskirts of Bhopal city. In this retreat, simplicity meets luxury and exceptional service. The architecture is inspired by tribal and rural motifs, mud-coloured walls and beautiful courtyards. These lovely ethnic elements combined with facets of colonial décor, create a resplendent retreat for the traveller who wishes to relax and connect with themselves.
Combining fine living with a spiritual touch, Shreyas is a quaint retreat located on the outskirts of Bangalore, India. The setting is ideal for guests who wish to pamper and recharge themselves while embarking on an inner spiritual quest - with the wisdom of the eternal spiritual traditions of Yoga Vedanta and Ayurveda.
Located around the periphery of Kolkata, forty minutes away from Alipore, Rajbari Bawali is a 300-year old palace and heritage property that belonged to the Zamindars. At this eclectic property, life is slow, and the surrounding area is verdant. It serves as a splendid outlet to escape from city life and revel in Zamindari traditions, cuisine and culture.
Placed within pristine plantations, lakes and the tropical rainforests of Wayanad, is Pepper Trail - an experiential retreat located in North Kerala. The property is situated within Mangalam Carp Estate, a gorgeous 200-acre colonial spice and coffee plantation inside the Western Ghats. It was founded in the 1800s by Colin Auley Mackenzie, one of the leading planters of the time.
Located on the Holy River Ganga, in one of the most revered cities in India – Varanasi – Lies Brijrama Palace, one of the oldest landmarks in the city. Perched on the Darbanga Ghaat, the foundation of the palace dates back to 1812, built by Shridhara Narayana Munshi – the minister for the estate of Nagpur. It was ultimately acquired by royalty – the Brahmin King of Darbhanga (Bihar).
A company for thrill and adventure seekers, Snow Leopard Adventures is the first ISO: 9000 certified company of its kind. The company is the leader in the adventure travel sector and has several accolades under their belt. The enterprise was started by Ajeet Bajaj, a man who has a lead a life of adventure himself. He is the sole Indian to have completed the Polar Trilogy and he has dipped his toes into a myriad of adventure sports over the past 25 years.
Paatlidun, located within the heart of Corbett National Park, is a luxury wildlife resort, boasting local Kumaon culture and a completely serene experience. Paatlidun is literally translated into “narrow valley” from Sanskrit. In order to reach this haven of luxury, one would need to traverse through a 45 degree incline, past a small stream and claw their way up a mountain in a special safari jeep.
Located in Tanjavur, Tamil Nadu, Svatma is an eclectic heritage hotel that completely embraces the Tamil culture. The translation of Svatma is “one’s own soul” and the hotel’s vision perfectly compliments the name. Located in a cultural haven, the city of Tanjore, Svatma offers an enchanting, memorable experience
Anantya is a boutique luxury resort and spa that has a unique focus on minimalism, eco-friendliness and the trueness of material. Literally translating into “Infinite”, Anantya is located in the beautiful land of Travancore (now Kerala) at the famed Kanyakumari district. The land has an interesting history as it was once owned by the Kings of Travancore and was called the Vaikundum Estate.
Located in Dooars, the beautiful region of North-Eastern India, and at the foot of the east-central Himalayas, the Riverwood Forest Retreats overlooks the Gorumara National Park. Set on the banks of river Murti, the property is sprawled across 12.5 acres of lush, fertile land with its very own migratory bird pond.
The Sunderban Tiger Camp is located in the largest halophytic mangrove forest in the world, the Sunderban National Park, West Bengal. The camp is spread across 11.5 acres of nature, overlooking the Sajnekhali Wildlife Sanctuary and is located on the banks of River Pitchkhali on the Dayapur Island of the national park.
Initially crafted as a hunting lodge for the Royal Family of Rajasthan, the Lakshman Sagar resort oozes of traditional architecture and design. It is located at the fringe of the Badlands of India, and although the décor and hospitality is similar to that of a hunting lodge, they have adopted a conversationalist view of the surroundings.
Located in Pushkar, Rajasthan, this amazing property is spread over fifteen acres. It was initially built as a stopover for the Kochar family en route their wilderness expeditions, and was eventually refurbished into a resort, while maintaining the authenticity of Rajasthani culture. The property is perfect for slow living, surrounded by lush green landscapres and fruit orchards.
The Serai Chikmagalur is inspired by coffee and was built in 2008. Located in the city of Chikmagalur in Karnataka, at the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range, this southern region of India is famous for its lush green forests and tall mountains.
The Serai Kabini is inspired by and located next to the Kabini River in southern India and was built in March 2011.The Kabini is home to Asia’s largest herd of elephants and more than 300 species of birds.Guests can trek into the evergreen forests or relax by the river at the waterfront verandahs.
Located on Havelock Island in the Andaman Islands, The Barefoot at Havelock is the perfect destination for honeymooners. The resort is within walking distance of Radhanagar Beach, a stunning white sand beach backed by lush rainforest that was voted Asia’s Best Beach by Time Magazine in 2004.
Inspired by the jungle and perfect for nature lovers, the Serai Bandipur sits on the edge of Bandipur National Park in the southern Indian state of Karnataka. The resort reserves half its land for the wild and has planted more than 100 different species of trees.
Tucked away in the South Indian state of Kerala, Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra overlooks the Arabian Sea. Its cottages, nestled amongst the coconut trees and caressed by the sea breeze, offer the best in Keralian heritage architecture.
Wild and naturally beautiful, the Niraamaya Retreats Cardamom Club, Thekkady, is perched amidst acres of cardamom plantations and surrounded by mountains. The place is pure haven for escapists to enjoy the rhythm of tranquillity and nature.