The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
Udaipur, in the heart of Rajasthan, is a city of majestic palaces and beautiful lakes. Here, adorning the banks of Lake Pichola and standing witness to the historic City Palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas captures all the romance and splendour of a royal era.
Conceived as a traditional Indian palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas showcases the rich heritage of the Mewar region of Rajasthan with its rambling courtyards, gentle rippling fountains, reflection pools and verdant gardens. Grand architecture inspired by the palaces of Rajasthan present a picture of majesty resplendent with pavilions and domes that lead you to a journey of discovery. Interiors embellished with decorative domes, hand painted frescoes, intricate mirror work and beautifully crafted artefacts create an ambience of regal splendour.
An enchanting boat ride across Lake Pichola transports you to the ceremonial welcome that awaits you at the resort. Rooms with terraces that open on to semi-private swimming pools present exquisite views and are a unique feature of Udaivilas. Magnificently decorated suites with private swimming pools and outdoor dining pavilions are exclusive retreats.
Fine international cuisine, authentic flavours of Rajasthan or a quiet drink are all presented with views of the City Palace and Lake Pichola.
The luxurious spa with its own swimming pool overlooks the lake and is a haven of serenity. Trained therapists pamper body and soul with rejuvenating treatments. The resort also offers the opportunity to undertake private Yoga, meditation and Pranayam sessions with the resident Yoga teacher or explore the city steeped in the romance of the oldest living dynasty in the world.
At The Oberoi Udaivilas, the magnificent setting combines with royal service to make your holiday a journey into the romance and grandeur of another century. This resort offers an experience created exclusively for those who know there is nothing like too much luxury.
Location and Transfers
Located on the banks of Lake Pichola in Udaipur, in the heart of Rajasthan.
Udaipur’s Dabok airport is 27 kilometres from the resort and the drive takes 45 minutes.
The drive from Udaipur to Jaipur takes approximately eight hours and to Jodhpur it takes five hours. Jaipur to Delhi takes approximately four hours and Jodhpur to Delhi takes about eleven hours.
Rajput inspired decoration and marble bathrooms help to create a luxurious haven for guests.
Premier Rooms – first level rooms all with private walled courtyards and luxurious white marble bathrooms marked by Victorian freestanding bathtubs and separate shower stalls. The rooms look out onto the landscaped gardens
Premier Lake View Rooms – open onto the beautiful semi-private pool. From here guests overlook Lake Pichola. The luxurious marble bathrooms have Victorian style free standing bathtubs and overlook private walled courtyards
Luxury Suites with Private Pool – have private infinity pools and tented dining pavilions. These suites boast their own butler and have an unrivalled view of the City Palace horizon as well as the Aravali Hills overlooking Lake Pichola
Kohinoor Suite with Private Pool – the jewel in the Udaipur crown with its fountained courtyards, massive private pool, sitting room with real fireplaces, and master suite and a second bedroom, this suite is fit for Royalty
Surya Mahal – serves a fusion of light Western, Mediterranean and Thai style dishes
Udaimahal – serves a rich variety of traditional Rajasthani and North Indian fare in regal surroundings
Chandni – this dining courtyard adjoins the restaurants where guests can enjoy open air dining
Bar – relax in the refinement of the Bar which offers a variety of spirits, wines and cigars
Facilities and Activities
2 Outdoor heated swimming pools
Steam and sauna
In-house boutique “Tijori”
Library offering movies and Audio CDs
Boat/shikara rides with wine and canapés
Rajasthani folk dance
Puppet Show (On request)
Cooking Classes with Chef (On request)
Historian Session (On request)
Private Astrology Session (On request)
Camel/elephant riding (On request)