The award-winning and world-renowned Devi Garth is a fabulous 5-star heritage hotel housed in an 18th-century hilltop fort once home to the Delwara principality rulers, that has recently been restored into a luxurious, sophisticated and romantic retreat. It’s located in the village of Delwara, nestled in the Aravali Hills 28km from the bustling city of Udaipur. It’s the perfect option if you appreciate historical buildings, emphasis on design and detail, personalised intimate service and high-end luxury.
The hotel comprises 39 luxury suites that offer an emphasis on interior design and little details. They’re decorated elegantly in a neutral palate combining accents of local materials such marble and semi-precious stones. There are various levels to choose from, including garden suites which have their own private lobby, garden and tented terrace. They are designed to replicate the old style of housing with rooms opening up on to the garden. They each have a generous range of amenities including Wi-Fi, internet, safe, iPod docking station, hair dryer, alarm clock and pillow menu.
Discover the attractions in the nearby 450-year-old Delwara village, including exquisitely carved 14th-century Jain temples in the village nearest to Devi Garh, which formed the inspiration for the famous temples of Dilwara near Mount Abu. Lake Bapparawal, 3km from the hotel, is worth a visit. Further afield, a 40-minute drive will take you into Udaipur, possibly one of India’s most beautiful cities, home to various palaces, gardens and lakes.
The hotel’s main restaurant, Vajra, serves a mix of cuisines, including Indian and international dishes amid contemporary surroundings for a relaxed atmosphere, yet special atmosphere. The hotel also offers in-room dining, as well as special venues for exclusive dining on its international menu, such as intimate spaces under the stars, to the sound of flowing water. There’s also the fun Chakra Bar, offering an eclectic range of drinks, such as spirits with pomegranate juice and jasmine syrup. There’s also Toran, which serves traditional Indian food with a dash of creativity made with ingredients from the hotel’s gardens.
Devigarh, Delwara, NH-8Near EklingjiNathdwara,District RajsamandRajasthan-313202