Work from home might have become the new norm for many, but it need not be as monotonous or dreary as one might believe. These fabulous resorts and hotels in Rajasthan are ready to spice things up with their tempting ‘workation’ packages. By Bayar Jain

1. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur


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Nothing spells royalty better than The Oberoi Udaivilas. Contoured by the waters of serene Lake Pichola, the 30-acred luxurious space makes for a great backdrop for any Zoom meeting. The traditionally designed suites and rooms here are crafted to offer comfort for all kinds of work, while the landscaped gardens double as a means to unwind. The intricate interconnecting domes and corridors here lead straight to fine-dining restaurants serving signature cuisines and demarcated places for quiet rejuvenation. The Camp @ Oberoi workation package offers this royalty—and more—for a minimum stay of seven nights.

2. RAAS Jodhpur


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A fusion of modernity and ancient styles best describes this boutique hotel. Dubbed as the city’s first such accommodation, the haveli-style property is your ticket to the 18th-century era with modern-day luxuries. When here, you can enthral your clients with the towering iconic Mehrangarh Fort peeking from behind, or lounge around in the magnificent pool. If nothing, you can indulge in some alone time meandering through the red sandstone architectural carvings that complete the structure. The Welcome Back offer by RAAS Jodhpur allows guests to choose from packages starting from five to nine nights.

3. Amanbagh, Alwar


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An oasis lost in time, the lush green sanctuary is an amazing space to focus on your work with a peaceful ambience. The standalone pavilions overlooking the Aravali hills paired with the ever-present bird song from amid the surrounding palms and eucalyptus trees are the ideal fix to detangle any work hurdles with ease. Additionally, the Mughal-inspired architecture is a great way to travel back in time and rid yourself of any modern-day stresses. Choose from a plethora of packages to suit your needs, such as Escape to Amanbagh (minimum four nights) or even Camp & Oasis journey (minimum six nights).

4. ITC Rajputana, Jaipur


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Reflective of the state’s bespoke royalty, ITC Rajputana assures of a stay akin to the comforts of your home. The regal designs coupled with expansive gardens radiate splendour, while their service allows one to do work without hassle. Designed along the lines of traditional havelis, a leisurely stay is guaranteed. Opt for the flexible All-in Getaways for a pampering workation stay.

5. Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur 


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Built between 1928 and 1943, Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur is sure to give you a regal experience. Once home to the city’s royal family, this heritage hotels offers vast views of the Blue City, sand dunes and the towering Mehrangarh Fort. Set amid 26 acres of lush greens, this property is a great space to take calls all day long without worry of lost connectivity. Once done, a peaceful slumber at their Art Deco-style rooms and suites will work wonders to help you unwind. Aptly named the Stay A Bit Longer offer—for guests wishing to stay for more than three nights—the alluring charm of the palace will make you want to do just that!

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