Rajasthan is in the limelight yet again for being the ideal destination for a dreamy wedding, and this time the star-cast are the Ambanis. Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal have begun their pre-wedding celebrations in Udaipur, and we’re all set to see the gorgeous location all decked up. By Japleen Kaur
While the duo will tie the knot on December 12th in Mumbai at the Ambani residence, Antilla, all the pre-wedding rituals will take place amidst the scenic locales of Udaipur. And for that they have booked every five star hotel that is there. Yup, each and every hotel is fully booked to accommodate the relatives, and guests.
Wait, that’s not it. 200 chartered flights will take off and land during the course of this week in the city. On normal days, the count is around 20. Naturally, if anyone has to do a grand wedding, it has to be the Ambanis!
Coming back to all the properties that make for exotic locations for an exorbitantly extravagant wedding, here is our list of 5 hotels that definitely make the cut.
Straight out of a Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie, Chunda Palace belongs to the nobles of Mewar kingdom, so you know they define the word — authentic. They take care of all the arrangements to the tee, from the decoration to the food, Chunda Palace was built for a majestic wedding.
This heritage property is right in the heart of the city of lakes, giving you easy access to all the amenities with gorgeous views. Especially the rooftop restaurant with a pool is an ideal location for a modern yet traditional celebration. Drone shots of this hotel will be a work of art for the final wedding footage!
Formerly known as Jag Niwas, this palace is situated in the middle of the Pichola lake offering you the destination wedding that Bollywood movies depict. The white architecture set against the blue of the lake almost looks like a painting. Originally a palace of the Mewars, Taj Hotels took over the property in 1971, and since then are making everyone’s dream of a royal wedding come true. It is also one of the most romantic hotels in the country as the palace was known to be the pleasure palace of the king. Wow.
With surreal lawn venues to host a stunning wedding, Laxmi Vilas is a brand that everyone trusts. Overlooking the lake, and situated on a hill, you get the best of both worlds here. Again more than a century old, take a step back in time to start a new phase of your future.
Events here of any kind make the headlines, and a wedding full of grandeur is going to get front page coverage. Apart from the venue, their Spa is said to be renowned, and what else do you need but a scintillating massage session after a night of party, and festivities?