Arsha Ali uncovers a mecca of luxury in India's capital city at the Taj Palace hotel in Delhi
Set in the exclusive diplomatic enclave of Delhi surrounded by six acres of perfectly landscaped gardens, The Taj Palace is one of the most exquisite hotels
in India, making it the only place newly weds should choose to spend their first night of married life. As you wonder through the doors the first thing you’ll experience is the warm hospitality. With luxurious facilities and an impeccable service throughout you’ll be treated like a VIP for the duration of your stay. The facilities are first-class. The hotel curves around a large, swimming pool which is the heart of the hotel’s action and the perfect place to take a dip to cool off from the heat of the day.
The Taj Palace Hotel in Delhi
While there are a range of suites to choose from, the most lavish is the recently opened Tata Suite which offers a truly unforgettable experience.
Designed for connoisseurs of luxury it feels like a private palace. Combining modern amenities with grand historic touches, the opulent gold interiors have accents of Mughal beauty. The finest silk, velvet and jacquard has been used in the bespokefurniture while Pashmina shawls with hand-embroidered Mughal motifs have been used to dress the sofa backs in the main bedroom.
The Tata Suite bedroom
The Tata Suites living room and dining areas are remarkably spacious with panoramic views of the lush Central Ridge forest. Every moment you spend here will feel like you are on the set of a real life fairytale. The royal treatment continues in the grand marbled bathroom. Housing a luxury Kohler infinity edge whirlpool tub for two, you can relax together in the privacy of your own heaven. For additional pampering you will have direct access to your own wellness facility including a sauna or book an appointment at the spa for a relaxing massage or traditional hammam.
Elsewhere you can treat your taste buds to the finest culinary or tuck into an exquisite afternoon tea. The hotel’s restaurants are truly international with
cuisine from across South Asian, Europe and Vietnam. Or head to the Blue Bar with its chic décor it’s a great place to sip cocktails. In the morning opt for room service where delicious warm waffles can be delivered direct to your bed.
The Tata Suite dining room
The Taj’s restaurants are known as some of the finsest dining destinations in the capital. From India to Vietnam you can travel the world through cuisine. Get groovy at The Blue Bar, not only do you get to indulge your senses with scrumptious food and chic decor, it’s a perfect place to spend some quality time with your partner. Also don’t miss sampling the signature sugar-cane juice served at Masala Art a show kitchen where you can relish a one kind dining experience. The show kitchen is interactive and you can tell the chef exactly how you like your meals. If that’s not enough, your destination honeymoon
will continue with a visit to Kafe Fontana, the 24-hour coffee shop overlooking the lush lawns of the hotel’s gardens, it almost feels Mediterranean. You can spend hours here unwinding in this ambient cocoon of luxury and splendor.
Hotel lobby area
While you’re here don’t forget to take advantage of the best of what the region has to offer with trips to the cities main sights and those in the surrounding area.