Congratulations! You are engaged to your true love and are ready for the next step: wedding planning! Yes, it might involve tons of to-do lists and logistics but nothing beats seeing it all come together on the biggest day of your life. If you are looking to hold your wedding in an exotic location overseas, then we would like to direct your attention to wondrous Udaipur in India. Considered the most romantic place in all of India, Udaipur is rich in history, culture and scenic locations. It is surrounded by beautiful lakes and charming old palaces, forts, and temples. At night, the city comes alive with many warm lights which creates a romantic atmosphere. Here is our list of some of the best locations for your destination wedding in Udaipur, India.
Surrounded by nature and inspired by the grand architecture of the Rajasthan Palaces, you will feel like royalty from the moment you step foot into The Oberoi Udaivilas Udaipur. Celebrate your blissful union in the comforts of the Chandra Mahal event hall or have it outdoors against a beautiful backdrop of the lake and gardens. Once the celebrations have ended, you and your partner can take a day to rest and explore nearby attractions such as the Jagdish Temple or do some shopping at the Bada Bazaar.
The Oberoi Udaivilas Udaipur
Address: Haridasji Ki Magri, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Laundry CCTV in common areas Live music/performance Spa and wellness centre Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Meeting/banquet facilities WiFi available in all areas Tour desk
You might have heard of an oasis in the desert, but what about an oasis in the middle of the lake? One look at the majestic Taj Lake Palace and you probably agree with us that this would make a unique wedding venue. This five-star accommodation, which was featured in the James Bond film ‘Octopussy’, offers breathtaking views of the neighboring City Palace, Aravalli Hills and Jag Mandir temple. After the wedding, rejuvenate yourselves at the accommodation’s Jiva Spa or arrange with the concierge for a heritage tour of the local area.
Taj Lake Palace Udaipur
Address: P O Box No 5 Pichola Lake
Hot tub Books, DVDs, music for children Airport shuttle (additional charge) Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Board games/puzzles Valet parking Packed lunches Facilities for disabled guests
If you have many family members and friends to invite to the wedding, then we suggest holding it at the large banquet hall of the Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort and Spa. It is able to host up to 800 guests and can also be combined with the massive outdoor lawn to accommodate up to 1,500 guests. You and your guests will definitely have a whale of a time while enjoying an evening scenic backdrop of the Fateh Sagar Lake and a nearby lush tropical jungle. The resort is also not far from the city center and other attractions like ancient temples and cultural museums.
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The five-star Leela Palace Udaipur, which has panoramic views of Lake Pichola, combines traditional and modern architecture to make it the most ideal venue for your wedding celebrations. The banquet spaces, both indoor and outdoor, can accommodate up to 300 guests. There are also private rooms if you wish to have a small yet intimate affair. The hospitality team can also arrange your blissful union at an external venue, such as the Jag Mandir temple that is situated on an island across the hotel. In between schedules, you and your partner can also opt for a romantic cruise along Lake Pichola.
This 17th-century mansion is sure to charm you with its traditional Mewar architecture and simple but clean aesthetics. Furthermore, its location on the eastern banks of Lake Pichola makes it a great choice for an evening wedding celebration. After you and your partners have exchanged vows, treat your guests to an unforgettable alfresco-style dinner at the hotel’s Chandni restaurant which overlooks the lake and the bright city landscape in the distance. Once the wedding is over, pamper your partner with an unforgettable romantic dinner cruise on board the hotel’s luxurious pontoon boat. Better yet, arrange with the hotel staff for a horse riding session into the wilderness!
The Chunda Palace is, in a word, beyond description. Inspired by the ancient palaces of Rajasthan, the architecture took 16 years to achieve its regal splendor. Its beautiful hand-painted walls and crafted artifacts only add to a memorable experience. The hotel’s hospitality team pride themselves in treating you like royalty for your wedding preparations, so rest assured that you are in extremely good hands. All that’s left is for you, your partner and your guests to enjoy the occasion while admiring the view of Lake Pichola and Jag Mandir temple in the distance. If you have some free time, do visit the nearby bazaars and markets located at the Old City.
Address: 1 Haridas Ji Ki Magari
Process in place to check health of guests Shuttle service (additional charge) Newspapers Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Walking tours Lift Ticket service Swimming pool
Located within close proximity to Lake Pichola, the Inder Residency has the capacity to cater to large amounts of guests. With a massive banquet hall and a beautiful lush Prince lawn that can sit over 1000 guests, you can be sure that your wedding can be customized to your specific requirements. We will let the pictures speak for themselves. If there is some time for a romantic exploration of old ruins, we recommend you visit the ruined citadel of Chittorgarh where imposing forts and graceful palaces once stood.
Inder Residency Udaipur
Address: Goverdhan Vilas, Ekling Nagar,Shikarbadi Road
24-hour front desk Private check-in/check-out WiFi available in all areas Room service Special diet menus (on request) Airport shuttle Gift shop Delivered food is securely covered
Set against the magnificent backdrop of the Aravalli Hills landscape, The Amargarh is a top-rated heritage hotel and the perfect setting for your dream wedding. One of the courtyards has been specially designated to hold outdoor celebrations, which includes a long walkway for your march in. There are also additional services, like hiring a film crew or cultural entertainment performers, that the hotel can arrange and provide for you as well. If you would like to do some sightseeing, the Gulab Bagh gardens and Lake Pichola are just 6 miles (10km) away from the hotel.
Situated near the Aravalli Hills, the Ananta Udaipur offers a different scenic view than the other resorts located near the lakes. A large amphitheater in the lawn is the perfect venue for your solemnization ceremony before you and your guests can adjourn indoors or outdoors for a lavish banquet. If you have some time to squeeze in some exploration, you can sign up for a bicycle tour and head to the nearby Monsoon Palace or Kumbhalgarh Fort.
With captivating views of the Aravalli Hills and Fateh Sagar Lake in the background, the Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace is a highly-sought venue for a garden wedding. Set atop a hill, this luxury heritage hotel reflects the culture and charm of a bygone era. You and your partner can choose between indoor or al fresco dining packages that are accompanied by world-class cuisines, and if you like, traditional Indian dance performances. Local tours can be arranged with the hotel staff and we recommend a trip to the Ranakpur Jain Temple, which is one of the five most important Jain shrines in India.
Be treated like royalty in Udaipur
Udaipur is truly a contender for the wedding destination of the world. We believe that the accommodations listed above should tick most of your boxes for your dream wedding. After all, it is a ‘once in a lifetime’ event and it is only deserving that you get it right. Most importantly, we hope you and your partner have fun planning together!
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