Devi Garh, Rajasthan, India

Devi Garh

Located in the Aruvali Hills 45 minutes from Udaipur, Devi Garh is one of the most luxurious palace-hotels in India.

Devi Garh, Rajasthan, India

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Rajasthan India

  • 18th century fort-palace
  • Lavishly decorated interiors
  • Spa offering comprehensive range of treatments
  • Beautiful location in the Aravali Hills
  • 5 courtyards and outdoor pool

The service at Devi Garh is unmatched, and the resort has won numerous awards. The imposing palace-fort dates back to 1760, and is strategically located on a hilltop with far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside. Since it opened as a hotel is 2000, Devi Garh has established a reputation as one of the most luxurious palace-hotels in India.

In the scenic Aruvali Hills, about 45 minutes drive from Udaipur, RAAS Devi Garh is an 18th century fort-palace that has been meticulously restored into a luxurious resort with 39 suites. The rambling palace is a maze of terraces, courtyards and balconies and has traditional features such as turrets which contrast with the contemporary decor, based on gleaming white marble with colourful stonework and fabrics.

There are 17 Garden Suites, comfortably furnished and equipped with private verandas, are situated in the garden below the pool. The reamining suites are all in the old palace. The 16 Palace Suites are spacious, with bay windows or balconies and large gardens. There are 5 Aruvali Suites which feature a separate sitting/dining area, while the Devi Garh Suite Complex has 2 bedrooms, the smaller of which is a Palace Suite and the larger of which has its own sun deck and jacuzzi. All suites are air conditioned, have ceiling fans and are feature a mixture of traditional materials and modern design with an individual theme. All have wonderful views of the valley, gardens, courtyards or fields.

The resort is equipped with its own swimming pool, gymnasium and spa and is set in extensive gardens. There is a library/sitting room where guests can relax. Devi Garh is a great base for relaxing or exploring the surrounding area by car, foot, bike or horseback. Visits can also be arranged to local villages to experience daily life. The restaurant is famous for its fine mix of Indian, Thai and international food and has a comprehensive wine list. Dinners, lunches and sumptuous afternoon teas are sometimes served in the pretty vegetable garden. Private dinners can be arranged in various locations throughout the palace. The bar is located by the pool and serves drinks and snacks during the day.

Ila Only Spa
Enjoy pure pampering and relaxation in the beautiful setting of Devi Garh palace, run by the well-known British brand 'ila', a Sanskrit word describing the curative properties of Mother Earth. The therapies offered here are based on traditional Indian practises, and are administered to the background of soothing music. A wide range of ingredients is used, many of which are locally sourced. As well as these time-honoured treatments, the spa offers Devi Blessings, a programme of 9 special 2-hour sessions designed to calm and recalibrate the central nervous system. Treatments can be complimented by a special menu of healthy and nutritional food. The spa also offers yoga and meditation classes which can be combined with other therapies for a comprehensive healing experience.

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Client Rating for India 5/5 from 130 reviews

A beautiful restoration and the suite was fantastic. It wasn't very busy when we were there with a consequently high staff to guest ratio.

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Devi Garh

Devi Garh, Rajasthan, India

Located in the Aruvali Hills 45 minutes from Udaipur, Devi Garh is one of the most luxurious palace-hotels in India.

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