CGH Earth conceives and organizes truly remarkable travel experiences over multiple destinations in southern India. CGH Earth is a five-decade long experiment in hospitality. The properties are mirrors held up to the environments and communities they are born from. Nothing has been added that does not already belong. Because nothing more was necessary! The result is experiences as immersive as they are authentic.
A caravanserai like abode set in a secluded valley along a medieval trade route ofthe Mughal empire,Amanbagh is peace, tranquillity and grace personified, with hallmark service and unusual sightseeing in the vicinity. Travellers often wish they had stayed longer.
Aman resorts very first footprint in India is a small luxury camp inspired by Mughal tenting design, with Ranthambhore National Park forming the dramatic backdrop.Soothing hospitality and exciting wildlife viewing provide another distinctive dimension to an adventure on the Indian Subcontinent.
A mere 600 metres from the Taj Mahal, The Oberoi Amarvilas provides uninterrupted views of the timeless monument to love, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Moorish architecture combines with an old-world elegance to house a full-service spa, terraced gardens with swimming pool, fine dining and attention to luxurious design throughout.
The Oberoi Rajvilas is unique amongst hotels in Jaipur; a royal resort set in a breath-taking thirty-two-acre oasis of beautiful landscaped gardens, filled with beautiful trees and exotic birdlife. Built around an 18th century Shiva temple where guests can experience chanting with a Hindu priest, meditation and morning yoga, The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur is a haven of mystical peace and natural serenity.
Conceived as a traditional Indian palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas showcases the rich heritage of the Mewar region of Rajasthan with its rambling courtyards, gentle rippling fountains, reflecting pools and verdant gardens. Grand architecture inspired by the palaces of Rajasthan present a picture of majesty resplendent with pavilions and domes that lead you to a journey of discovery. Interiors embellished with decorative domes, hand painted frescoes, intricate mirror work, and beautifully crafted artefacts create an ambience of real splendour.
The Vanyavilas is the perfect base from which to explore the territory of the majestic tiger. The resort setting is picture-perfect with a dramatic watercourse and sun-kissed private decks. The luxury tents with finely embroidered canopies, luxurious bathrooms and private walled gardens are in perfect contrast to the ruggedness of the jungle.
Fondly known as The Grande Dame of Chowringhee, The Oberoi Grand is situated in a prime location, unrivalled by other luxury hotels in Kolkata, near the central business district, bustling markets and cultural landmarks of the city. Dating back to the late 1880s, The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata was frequented by the country's leading figures during colonial times and even now, hosts grand functions for Heads of State in the city's largest pillarless Grand Ballroom.
During the times of the British Raj, this was the most exclusive of hotels in Shimla, known for its fabulous ballroom dances and fashionable clientele. 130 years later, our restored luxury heritage hotel retains much of its colonial charm.
Located at the quieter end of the bustling Mall Road, near the Viceroy Lodge, The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla is announced by a crisp, white facade and smart, green terrace railings. Inside, a lobby punctuated with marble fireplaces leads guests to a comfortable lounge, which is lit from above by a skylight that spans the length and breadth of the hotel's signature atrium.
Situated at 8,000 feet above sea level, Wildflower Hall is unique amongst luxury hotels in Shimla. Set within twenty-three acres of protected cedar forest, with panoramic views of the Himalayas. At Wildflower Hall, Shimla in the Himalayas, guests can refresh with nature walks, rafting, cycling or yoga, or relax and rejuvenate with an exclusive spa therapy.
The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda offers some of the most luxurious, private accommodation on the backwaters of Kerala.A self-supporting eco-system vibrant with aquatic, plant and bird life, the backwaters of Kerala is a totally unique network that meanders past palm tree-fringed rice paddies and villages, before flowing into the Arabian Sea
The Oberoi, New Delhi is an iconic luxury 5-star hotel in New Delhi. It is located in the centre of India's cosmopolitan capital city. It is 30 minutes from the Domestic Airport and 45 minutes from the International Airport.
The interiors are a contemporary interpretation of Sir Edwin Lutyens' New Delhi architecture. The hotel is also equipped with state of the art clean air technology which promises air quality on par with global standards.
A totally new and unique luxury resort near Chandigarh, The Oberoi Sukhvilas Resort & Spa is surrounded by over 8,000 acres of protected, natural forest. It is located thirty minutes from Chandigarh city centre and forty-five minutes from Chandigarh airport.
Harmonising traditional elements of Indian architecture, aesthetically landscaped gardens and beautiful water features, the resort has been designed so that guests can enjoy verdant views from every aspect.
The exquisite white Marble Palace which appears to float on Lake Pichola was built in the 17th century on a natural foundation of 4 acres of rock. One of the most romantic hotels in the world, Lake Palace, Udaipur offers guests a unique blend of serenity and opulence.
Spread over 47 acres of gardens, The Rambagh Palace Hotel offers a palatial experience while retaining the highest levels of comfort and luxury. Located close to the walled Pink City, spectacular forts and the unique shopping bazaars, it unveils the rich culture and history of the erstwhile rulers of Rajasthan.
Perched high above the desert capital of Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace is the last of the great palaces of India and one of the largest residences in the world set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present Maharaja of Jodhpur, this golden-yellow sandstone monument was conceived on the grandest possible scale, in the fashionable Art Deco style of the time.
The Taj Mahal Palace opened in Mumbai, then Bombay, in 1903, giving birth to the country’s first harbour landmark. The flagship hotel of Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces overlooks the majestic Gateway of India. This legendary luxury hotel has played host to kings, dignitaries and eminent personalities from across the globe, and is acknowledged as a world leader in hospitality. Each of the rooms 550 rooms & suites between the palace and tower wing is a striking blend of nostalgic elegance, rich history and modern facilities.
Perched 2,000 feet above the city of Hyderabad is Taj Falaknuma Palace, a jewel amongst the clouds. Built in 1894, it is the former palace of the Nizam, rumoured to be the richest man in the world at one time. Overlooking the twinkling City of Pearls, this enchanting palace exudes romance and grandeur that take one back to when the Nizam ruled Hyderabad.
Occupying 46 acres on the famed Radhanagar Beach at Havelock Island, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Andamans is a luxurious gateway to a globally significant biodiversity hotspot in the Bay of Bengal. Fringed by strip of mangroves and a river overlooking the beach, the resort is a homage to the secluded Andaman and Nicobar archipelago stretching for 700 kms from the southern tip of Burma towards the north of Sumatra; a magical medley of rainforests, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, unspoilt beaches and ancient tribal cultures.
The Royal Standard of the House of Amber still flutters above Rajmahal Palace, one of the oldest and most treasured palaces in the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur. Only the City Palace and the royal family’s private forts hold this distinction. Home to the Maharaja of Jaipur, this exquisite royal palace is located at the heart of Rajasthan’s bustling capital. An enclosed oasis, secluded in verdant gardens, Rajmahal Palace is the repository of a celebrated history.
At the heart of an untrammelled wilderness, where leopards roam wild and free, is SUJÁN’s JAWAI. The camp has ‘9 luxurious tents including one royal suite’, each with oodles of space and privacy that rest encapsulated in a landscape of towering granite formations, caves, kopjes, Anogeissus scrub and winding sand riverbeds.
Sher Bagh is the perfect place for those looking for the ultimate in authentic Indian jungle camps. The tents, each with their own little Verandah, are arranged in a semi-circle around a garden and tented pavilion, in keeping with their surroundings. The spacious, airy main lodge has a sitting area and an excellent library-bar on the upper level, ideal for a beer or bloody-mary between jungle drives.
A luxury desert camp and spa, The Serai has 21, large canvas tents set on thirty acres of a hundred-acre estate of indigenous desert scrub in the Great Thar Desert.
The Leela Palace New Delhi stands majestically at Chanakyapuri, in close proximity to the Diplomatic Enclave, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Prime Minister’s residence, the Secretariat, leading Business Districts and historical monuments, making it a perfect choice for discerning business and leisure travellers. The Leela Palace New Delhi represents the magnificent architecture, grace and elegance of Lutyen’s Delhi. The hotel building has been L.E.E.D. Platinum certification.
The Leela Ambience Gurgaon is strategically located at the Delhi-Gurgaon border, with the capital city on one side and Gurgaon’s established business district on the other. The hotel is part of a lifestyle complex, offering 421 guestrooms, suites and Leela Residences. The restaurants and lounges offer innovative cuisines from across the world.
The Leela Residences, the luxury serviced apartments, redefine comforts of modern convenient living outside of a hotel room, but with all hotel luxuries.
The Leela Palace Udaipur is a jewel on the banks of the majestic Lake Pichola offering stunning views of the lake, City Palace and the Aravalli mountains. The hotel exemplifies Rajasthani palace architecture and evokes the grandeur of Udaipur’s rich and royal heritage.
The elegant and contemporary interiors of the rooms and suites at The Leela Palace Udaipur are embellished with traditional elements of Rajasthani design and artistry. With a lake facing pool, spa and an array of restaurants and superlative lounges, the palace provides a fairy tale setting for a royal Mewar experience.
Set amidst 11 acres of lush landscaped gardens, the Leela Mumbai is conveniently located five minutes from Mumbai's international airport. Here you are situated close to the world-famous Bollywood studios, entertainment hubs, North and Central Mumbai's business districts, and can enjoy the privilege of staying in Mumbai's only resort style business hotel that comes with a host of complimentary amenities.
This elegant hotel offers deluxe accommodation in over 391 guestrooms and suites, all overlooking the gardens. With good size rooms, each has been soundproofed and is equipped with the latest mod cons. The Leela Mumbai is a perfect urban retreat with beautifully landscaped gardens, and waterfall all surrounding the outdoor swimming pool, providing a true oasis in this maximum city.
The Leela Palace Chennai is Chennai’s only modern Palace hotel located in the precincts of Chennai that overlooks the Bay of Bengal. It is in close proximity to the various seats of government and the leading business districts of Chennai. The hotel offers a luxurious experience, evoking the rich heritage of the palaces of Tamil Nadu in terms of grandness and space.
The opulent interiors of the hotel blends effortlessly with cutting edge technology in both guestrooms and facilities to provide an unforgettable experience. A milieu of exotic dining options, meeting rooms, premium lounge spaces,
meeting rooms and a well quipped gym provide unparalleled experiences.
Drawing inspiration from the architectural style of the Royal Palace of Mysore, The Leela Palace Bengaluru stands majestically amidst the seven acres of lush gardens and a sparkling lagoon in the garden city.
The Leela Palace Bengaluru has garnered innumerable awards and accolades since its opening in 2001 and till date remains the only destination hotel in Bengaluru. The hotel has 357 luxurious guestrooms, multiple dining options and extensive banqueting and conferencing venues. The Colonnade provides a world-class shopping experience and the luxuriously designed spa, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre makes the hotel the first choice for business and leisure travellers.
Sprawled between the Arabian Sea and River Sal, the resort has been designed by the renowned architect, Tom Pugliaso, and it reflects the Portuguese and Indian heritage. The resort has 206 luxuriously appointed guestrooms and suites. The Club - a resort within a resort offers everything from limousine transfers from the airport to private plunge pools, dining areas and a designated Club beach. The Leela Goa, since its opening in 1991, has won innumerable awards, both nationally and internationally.
The Leela Kovalam in Kerala is built on a cliff-top and spreads over acres of lush greenery. It is cradled between wide sweeping beaches and has a panoramic view of the famous Kovalam coastline overlooking the Arabian Sea.
The Leela Kovalam provides a perfect blend of traditional grandeur and a contemporary outlook. There is an array of superlative restaurants and lounges that specialize in traditional Ayurvedic treatments. Two stunning infinity pools overlook the Arabian Sea. The Club at The Leela has an exclusive International Spa, a Library Lounge and Living Room and is perched on a cliff overlooking the sea.
Jodhpur's first boutique hotelis overlooked by Meherangarh, an awe-inspiring 15th century fort looming 400 feet above the Jodhpur skyline. When lit up in the evenings, the views are simply breath-taking and, like virtually every home here, almost every room in the hotel enjoys the most spectacular view of the fort, rated in 2008 by Time Magazine as "Asia's Best Fortress".
Nestled in the Aravalli Hills of the Udaipur area, RAAS Devigarh, an 18th century palace, holds a commanding position over one of the three main passes into its valley. Devigarh invites visitors to experience this outstanding heritage property which has been transformed into one of the premier five-star hotels in Rajasthan.
India's first and foremost destination spa situated in the hills rising above the Ganges, Ananda In the Himalayas is the fitting reward at the end of a long journey and home for the soul, mind and body. A magnificent setting, with hospitality and facilities to match, it offers the perfect opportunity to explore the fabled surroundings.
An established heritage hotel but a family affair, the fortified desert home of the Rathore descendant's, on the banks of a birdlife-rich lake has been beautifully restored in traditional style depicting traditional Indian scenes.
Mihir Garh is an exclusive nine suite boutique hotel where each room offers you more than 1700 sq. of pure luxury. Here, serenity and splendour come together to create an experience for you.
Located between two well-known wildlife reserves, The Fort, the lake and the spectacular country side are the main attractions of Ramathra. Accommodation is in six beautifully designed luxury tents, set against the fort ramparts.
Within the magnificent Ahhichatragarh Fort, also known as Nagaur Fort, lies the 18th century residences of the sixteen ranis of Maharaja Bakhat Singh of Jodhpur. Part of an ambitious 20-year plan to restore the Fort, they’ve been meticulously revived to offer elegant and inviting accommodation. Now one of the most well preserved queenly residences in India, Ranvas is a heritage property in the purest sense, giving its guests the chance to experience a living legacy and a regal residence from which to explore Ahhichatragarh.
Shahpura Bagh is a boutique home stay where clients arrive as guests and leave as friends. The 19th century Nahar Niwas, one of the two residencies on the estate, remains the family home, warm and gracious, offering the wonderful experience of traditional personalized hospitality, of being welcomed into the heart of an ancient lineage.
Once the private hunting preserves of local nobility, Nimaj is now home to Chhatra Sagar, an idyllic tented camp set on a low dam overlooking a reservoir. Chhatrasagar's owner hosts guide you into the heart of rural India, with jeep safaris and walks, birdwatching and heart-warming home cooking.
Conveniently perched on the river bank, on the DarbhangaGhat, is the Brijrama Palace, one of the oldest landmarks of the city. The history of the palace dates to the year 1812, in which it was built by Shridhara Narayana Munshi’ the then minister for the estate of Nagpur. The architecture and the design of the palace are directly influenced by the erstwhile ruling dynasty of the Marathas. The sandstone walls and pillars graced with Maratha art accentuate the palace architecture.
The magical ambiance at the hotel will leave you spellbound. You can spot plenty of original artworks from the 18th century gracing the walls and pillars of the hotel. The interior is crammed with beautiful antiques and exudes sumptuous serenity. The Palace aura will hold your senses and will compel you to soak in its beauty and get intrigued by the Palace history, beautiful traditional architecture, musical mornings and evenings, spectacular view of the Ganges and the Ghats, exclusive dining experience.
The Sarai at Toria is a rural retreat in Central India situated on the banks of the pristine river Ken. It is perfectly placed for several activities and relaxations, from the UNESCO World Heritage temples of Khajuraho and the wildlife diverse Panna Tiger Reserve, to zen-like boat safaris and mind and body expanding yoga. The Sarai is known for its friendly service and excellent food – subtle flavours of Indian delicacies and fresh salads from our organic garden. Walk or bicycle to some of the local villages and temples to experience rural life and meet our hospitable neighbours or explore secluded ancient forts and temples as the only outlander. Temples, tigers and tranquillity are but three of the many possible options on offer at the Sarai.
The Ahilya Fort rises out of the sacred Narmada River, and was the capital of one of India's celebrated women rulers, Ahilya Bai Holkar. The Palace is simple and elegant, and its ambience has been captured in time with its conversion into a guest residence of unusual charm, where guests learn about the multi-faceted culture of Maheshwar.
The only heritage hotel in Ahmedabad, this boutique hotel is housed in a refurbished 20th century mansion. This environment conscious luxury hotel thrives on its local identity and offers traditional hospitality with a contemporary aesthetic touch.
Established by a Scottish Tea Company in 1860, the Spartan side of the Scottish inheritance has been left behind with suites that are just delightful. You start the day with 'bed' tea one of India's finest institutions - and end with hot water bottles.
A 300-year-old palace belonging to the Zamindars, Rajbari will be a delightful itinerary on your visit to the erstwhile Capital of India during the British Raj. Here, among the slowly crumbling temples and generous ‘pukurs’ (small fish ponds) Rajbari Bawali, invites you to experience the tradition, culture and cuisines of the Zamindars of Bengal.
Restored with gentle aesthetics and style, are 30 spacious rooms and suites with high ceilings, antique restored furniture, four poster beds and beautiful local fabrics. A pool, spa, library, conference room and private dining rooms are a part of the facilities here while a cuisine that combines the flavours of Bengal and from around the world will delight travellers.
Named after the fragrant flower of the Champa tree, Champakali evokes the scent of lush forests and the sound of melodious birdsong. An evergreen escape, within walking distance of Old Goa’s historic centre, all overlooking the Mandovi River.
Surrounded by nature and Old Goa’s rich heritage, Champakali is all about the art of slow, soulful living. The Old Goa churches are about a twenty-minute walk. A wonderful bakery, casual cycling, river crossing by ferry to the Divar island and the Salim Ali bird sanctuary- This is Old Goa.
Hidden behind a discreet façade in the heart of the old French town, Villa Shanti is a 15 rooms and suites boutique hotel with a restaurant, a café bar and The Little Big Shop. Additionally, room guest can enjoy the Well Being Hut for well-deserved massages.
Svatma is more than a highly individualistic travel destination. Designed by and for exacting individuals with Spirit - it is the epitome of Tamil culture and art evolved into a space-time capsule of mystique and allure.
There are no standard rooms in this property, each is unique - 38 in all - seven in the Heritage building - built as an elite family residence over a hundred years ago, lovingly restored. At Svatma, the residency becomes a journey in itself - a voyage of discovery of the self - an ethereal immersion in the arts suspended in time.
Set in the heart of a colonial plantation, surrounded by the tropical rainforests of Wayanad, Pepper Trail relives the essence of a bygone era. A serene intimate setting nestled within acres of plantations, lakes and forests, Pepper Trail reflects the rhythms of an ancient land. Here, time has a different pace. And feel.
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