Indian Subcontinent

Luxury hotels in Indian Subcontinent

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Ahilya by the Sea

Indian Subcontinent > India

Sister hotel to the exclusive Ahilya Fort hotel in Maheshwar, Ahilya by the Sea is a charming hideaway in Goa, where the Mandovi and Nerul rivers meet the Arabian sea. The one time private estate of the Trinidades family, Ahilya by the Sea transitioned from family home, through simple guesthouse,... Read more

Diphlu River Lodge

India > Indian Subcontinent > Eastern India & Calcutta

The charming cottages at Diphlu River Lodge offer comfortable accommodation in the Kaziranga National Park, which is a World Heritage Site. Situated on the banks of River Diphlu, guests are often treated to close up views of the wildlife that comes to the river to drink, as well as views of the... Read more

Living Heritage Koslanda

Sri Lanka > Indian Subcontinent > Cultural Triangle & Tea Plantations

Set in the Eastern Hills of Sri Lanka, Living Heritage Koslanda is a divine four suite getaway for those seeking serenity. Read more

Fort Bazaar

Sri Lanka > Indian Subcontinent > Galle & the Southern Beaches

Opened in January 2016, Fort Bazaar is one of the newest and slickest additions to the booming boutique hotel scene in Sri Lanka. The hotel is set within a sensitively restored 17th century town house right in the heart of Galle Fort, once the home of spice, tea and gem traders, and offers plenty... Read more

Taj Tashi

Indian Subcontinent > Bhutan

This seven-storey structure is a welcome addition to the emerging kingdom's small capital city. Read more

Amankora Bumthang

Indian Subcontinent > Bhutan

Amankora Bumthang is in exalted company, sharing the Choekhor Valley with 29 ancient temples and monasteries and sitting pretty next to the first two King of Bhutan’s Wangdichholing Palace in Jakar town. Read more

Amankora Gangtey

Indian Subcontinent > Bhutan

Named after nearby Gangtey village, this is probably the most remote of the Aman properties, situated in the Phobjikha Valley area of the Black Mountains National Park. Read more

Amankora Paro

Indian Subcontinent > Bhutan

Amankora Paro, Aman Resorts’ first venture into Bhutan, is a 30-minute drive from the kingdom's only international airport and is the largest of the five Aman lodges, sitting in a pine forest nearly 9,000ft above sea level. Read more

Amankora Punakha

Indian Subcontinent > Bhutan

While some of the other Aman properties are based on designs from dzong fortress monasteries, Amankora Punakha is a lovingly converted Bhutanese farmhouse, with a correspondingly intimate feel, and set in orange orchards and farmland with the ever-present mountains as a backdrop. Read more

Uma by COMO, Punakha (Uma Punakha)

Indian Subcontinent > Bhutan

COMO Hotels have recently opened Uma by COMO, Punakha, a sister property to Uma Paro (or Uma by COMO, Paro as it’s now supposed to be called. Catchy, no?) Read more

Uma Paro

Indian Subcontinent > Bhutan

An excellent five-star hotel on a 38-acre site on a forested mountainside, close to the town of Paro, designed to respect local aesthetics while including modern comforts. Read more

Amankora Thimpu

Indian Subcontinent > Bhutan

Within easy reach of the Bhutanese capital of Thimpu (population 80,000 – think Weston-super-Mare. Actually, don’t) Amankora Thimpu is designed to resemble a dzong or fortress monastery. Read more

Gangtey Goenpa Lodge

Indian Subcontinent > Bhutan

Discover the ancient Kingdom of Bhutan in the eastern Himalayas, which remains greatly undiscovered due to its secluded location, and begin the adventure with a stay at Gangtey Goenpa Lodge. The authentic wood and stone lodge provides visitors with a homely retreat, overlooking the striking... Read more

Gurung Lodge

Indian Subcontinent > Nepal

Gurung Lodge is located on the edge of the village of Majgaun, and views of the surrounding valley and mountains, especially Annapurna South and Annapurna One, are spectacular. Read more

Basanta Lodge

Indian Subcontinent > Nepal

Basanta Lodge is located on the outskirts of Dhampus, and therefore is a good place to start or end a trek. Read more

Sanctuary Lodge

Indian Subcontinent > Nepal

Located on a headland just north of the scenic village of Birethanti, Sanctuary Lodge overlooks the river and has dramatic views of Machapuchare - the sacred 'Fishtail' mountain – and is set in beautifully landscaped gardens. Read more

Himalaya Lodge

Indian Subcontinent > Nepal

Located at 6,560 feet, Himalaya Lodge overlooks the slate roofed village of Ghandruk, once a major recruitment centre for the Gurka soldiers. Read more

Seti River Camp

Indian Subcontinent > Nepal

As the name suggests, Seti River Camp is located on the river, and is only accessible by boat. Read more

Dwarika's

Indian Subcontinent > Nepal

More museum than hotel, Dwarika's is inspired by the valley’s rich cultural heritage and is modelled upon the architectural grandeur of the palaces of the Newar Kings. A heritage hotel, it is comprised of carved wooden door and window frames and Nepalese artefacts, some dating back to the 14th... Read more

The Wallawwa

Sri Lanka > Indian Subcontinent > Colombo

Sitting pretty within five acres of landscaped tropical gardens, the Wallawwa is a charming, colonial style boutique hotel located conveniently close to the international airport - never before has an airport hotel looked so good. However, The Wallawwa is deserving of much more than an overnight... Read more

Uga Residence

Sri Lanka > Indian Subcontinent > Colombo

Sitting in the heart of bustling Colombo, the Uga Residence is an oasis of calm nestled between leafy Park Street and the Buddhist shrine of Gangarama. The Residence was built in the 19th century by Sheikh Salehboy Moosajee, a wealthy barrister, and throughout the years, the Residence has seen... Read more

Jungle Beach

Sri Lanka > Indian Subcontinent > East Coast Beaches

Located on the east coast of Sri Lanka, Jungle Beach is true to its name, surrounded by two of the country’s major draw cards - beaches and jungle. The hotel design incorporates the trees growing around the site, to give a Romantic treehouse style to guestrooms. Read more

Uga Bay

Sri Lanka > Indian Subcontinent > East Coast Beaches

Overlooking the sands of what is arguably one of Sri Lanka’s most beautiful beaches, Uga Bay is a luxurious resort set in the centre of the bay of Passekudah. Read more

Casa Heliconia

Sri Lanka > Indian Subcontinent > Colombo

Jungle clad Casa Heliconia is an intimate hideaway, set on a three-acre fruit and vegetable estate in the rural village of Kaleliya in Pasyala, Western Sri Lanka. Tucked away within easy reach of the international airport, and the main Colombo – Kandy highway, the hotel makes an ideal first stop... Read more

Taj Falaknuma Palace

India > Indian Subcontinent > Hyderabad

India does a good line in royal palaces converted into opulent hotels, and they don’t get more amazing than the Taj Falaknuma Palace. Read more

The Imperial

India > Indian Subcontinent > Delhi

The majestic and imposing Imperial in Delhi offers the height of distinguished hospitality in the heart of the city. Read more

The Lodhi

India > Indian Subcontinent > Delhi

Located in the heart of New Delhi, The Lodhi is a luxurious boutique city hotel, exemplifying contemporary Indian culture. Read more

Sukoon Houseboat

India > Indian Subcontinent > Kashmir

Sukoon is, quite simply, the best luxury houseboat on Dal Lake in Kashmir, the mystical corner of north east India that has come in from the cold. Read more

The Bison Resort

India > Indian Subcontinent > Karnataka

Right where the Bandipur and Nagarhole National Parks meet, on the shores of the Kabini River, boldly stands The Bison Resort; an East African camp meets lavish Raj lodge. Read more

Royal Orchid Metropole

India > Indian Subcontinent > Karnataka

Built by the former Maharaja of Mysore in 1920 for his British guests, Royal Orchid Metropole is a conveniently placed heritage hotel saturated with Mysore culture and colonial influences. It quietly stands on the Cauvery River looking out across the stunning Brindavan Gardens. Read more

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