Tiger safaris, India

Heritage hotels, homestays & nature lodges in India

We’ve hand-picked a collection of wonderful places to stay in India. Whether you’re looking for a royal palace, intimate homestay, Kerala houseboat, safari lodge, or luxury beach getaway, we can recommend some gorgeous properties.

From palaces & forts to treehouses & spa resorts

Below are a few of our favourite places to stay in India. Each has a unique reason why we love to stay – location, activities, service, food – and we’re delighted to share our views on each of these and other hotels and lodges as we know many of them personally.

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The Taj Mahal from Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India © Oberoi Amarvilas

Oberoi Amarvilas


Wellness holidays at Ananda in the Himalayas, India © AnandaintheHimalayas

Ananda in the Himalayas

North of Rishikesh

Bhainsrorgarh Fort Hotel, India © Bhainsrorgarh Fort

Bhainsrorgarh Fort


Brunton Boatyard, Cochin, India © Brunton Boatyard

Brunton Boatyard


Bar and Lounge at Chambal Safari Lodge, Jarar, India © Chambal Safari Lodge

Chambal Safari Lodge

Jarar, Agra

Aerial View of Coconut Lagoon, Kerala, India © Coconut Lagoon

Coconut Lagoon


Devi Garh, Rajasthan, India © Devi Garh

Devi Garh


Flame of the Forest Lodge, Kanha, India © Flame of the Forest Lodge

Flame of the Forest

Kanha National Park

Luxury tent at Khem Villas, Ranthambore National Park, India © Khem Villas

Khem Villas

Ranthambore National Park

Swimming Pool at Marari Beach, Kerala, India © Marari Beach

Marari Beach Resort


Poolside breakfast at Neeleshwar Hermitage in Kerala, India © Neeleshwar Hermitage

Neeleshwar Hermitage


The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla, India © The Oberoi Cecil

Oberoi Cecil

Shimla, Himalayas

Pool Reserve Suite at Evolve Back Kabini, Nagarhole, India © Evolve Back Kabini

Evolve Back Kabini

Nagarhole National Park

Welcome aboard the Palace on Wheels, Rajasthan, India © Palace on Wheels

Palace on Wheels


RAAS Jodhpur, India © AndrŽ J Fanthome

Raas Jodhpur


Darikhana Lounge at Rohet Garh, nr Jodhpur, India © Rohet Garh

Rohet Garh

South of Jodhpur

Samode Haveli, Jaipur, India © Samode Haveli

Samode Haveli


Swimming pool at Samode Palace, Rajasthan, India © Samode Palace

Samode Palace


Villa Veranda at Samode Safari Lodge, Bandhavgarh, India © Samode Safari Lodge

Samode Safari Lodge


Bush dinner at Singinawa Jungle Lodge, Kanha National Park, India © Singinawa Jungle Lodge

Singinawa Jungle Lodge

Kanha National Park

Cottage at Spice Village, Kerala, India © Spice Village

Spice Village


Dine on the imperial Gangaur barge at Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur, India © Taj Lake Palace

Taj Lake Palace


The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai, India © Taj Mahal Palace & Tower

Taj Mahal Palace & Tower


1911 Restaurant at The Imperial, New Delhi, India © The Imperial

The Imperial

New Delhi

Wildflower Hall, Shimla, India © Wildflower Hall

Wildflower Hall


The Lounge at Windermere Estate, Kerala, India © Windermere Estate

Windermere Estate

Munnar, Kerala

Guest cottage at Diphlu River Lodge, Kaziranga, India © Paul Papanek

Diphlu River Lodge

Kaziranga National Park

Main Building at Jamtara Wilderness Camp, Pench, India © Jamtara Wilderness Camp

Jamtara Wilderness Camp

Pench National Park

Private dining at Sujan Jawai Leopard camp, Rajasthan, India © Sujan Jawai

Sujan Jawai Leopard Camp

South of Jodhpur

Double tented room at Reni Pani Jungle Lodge in Satpura, India © Reni Pani Jungle Lodge

Reni Pani Jungle Lodge

Satpura National Park

Svatma, boutique hotel in Thanjavur, South India © Svatma



Victoria suite at Glenburn Penthouse, Calcutta, India © Glenburn Penthouse

Glenburn Penthouse


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Call:  01473 890499

Start planning your tailor-made holiday now. Tell us what you want, and we will tailor make your perfect trip.


Client Rating for India 5/5 from 130 reviews