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Unrivalled Luxury: Top 5 Leela Hotels in India 

Five-star spa pampering, infinity pools overlooking the Arabian Sea and magnificent architecture await at the best Leela hotels in India.

India’s home-grown luxury hospitality brand Leela has given life to some of the most exceptional hotels across the globe. The magic touch of luxurious facilities, iconic hospitality and unique services is the secret recipe that makes all Leela hotels simply exceptional. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed staycation, business trip, romantic sojourn or family holiday – Leela welcomes all kinds of travellers with equal warmth and charm. Keep reading to find out our pick of ultra-luxurious Leela hotels across India.

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For Maharaja-style luxury: The Leela Palace Udaipur 

If a magical holiday in the City of Lakes – Udaipur – is what your heart desires, then The Leela Palace Udaipur is the perfect choice for you. Fit for royalty, the magic of this palace hotel is enhanced by the Rajasthani touches found throughout. Standing tall beside the shimmering Lake Pichola, sundowners at this beautiful hotel make for a breathtaking moment.  

The Leela Palace Udaipur has been awarded ‘Favourite Spa in an Indian Hotel’ in the Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Travel Awards 2022, for its rejuvenating spa that pampers you with traditional Indian spa therapies. If you’re going to spoil yourself with an indulgent spa treatment anywhere, make it here. 

For a city staycation: The Leela Palace Chennai 

Are you seeking a quick getaway to break the pattern of everyday life? The Leela Palace Chennai is the perfect option. Resting at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and Adyar River, this waterfront hotel with its dreamy Chettinad interiors is a peaceful abode for the traveller in search of tranquillity.  

Gastronomical pleasures abound with six restaurants and bars to choose from at this Leela gem. Craving Cantonese bites, tasty tapas dishes or royal culinary delights? Enjoy it all here. Experience luxury, the Leela way. 

For a beach escape: The Leela Kovalam, a Raviz Hotel 

Ranked #1 in the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, Best of the Best 2022 Top Hotels – Kovalam, The Leela Kovalam, a Raviz Hotel is a clifftop jewel in Kerala. Neighboured by enchanting coconut groves and overlooking the majestic Arabian Sea, The Leela Kovalam is paradise. The private beach and an ocean-view infinity pool are the icings on the cake. 

Let the rest of the world fade away when you enjoy a spot of pampering at the traditional Ayurvedic spa, or while relaxing in your opulent room with a book – the Leela way of life will mesmerise you no matter how you spend your time here. 

For a fairytale experience: The Leela Palace Jaipur 

Hidden in the Pink City of India – The Leela Palace Jaipur is ready to entertain all kinds of globetrotters with signature glamour and stories of a glorious past. Whether you stroll hand-in-hand across manicured lawns, lose yourself in the soothing melodies of the bubbling fountains or say cheers at the sophisticated bar with a bespoke cocktail, it’s always a dreamy experience at The Leela Palace Jaipur.  

Adding to the fun, the hotel is placed perfectly for you to venture out and visit some of the most enthralling sites Jaipur has to offer, including The Amber Palace and Hawa Mahal. This top-rated escape is bound to have you coming back for more.  

For a spa-cation: The Raviz Ashtamudi

Wellness enthusiasts and those in search of high-end self-care will find themselves filled with joy at The Raviz Ashtamudi in Kerala. A holistic wellness vibe engulfs you at this five-star Leela address in the magical land of Kerala’s backwaters. Encounter a spa experience like never before with a wide range of treatments that draw the ancient knowledge of Ayurveda into its making. Experience rejuvenation in the most lavish surroundings at this hotel. 

300-year-old ancient heritage is woven throughout the luxurious room design, with fabulous facilities like an indulgent bathtub, premium linens and views of sparkling Lake Ashtamudi that will steal your heart.   

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A wanderlust consumed soul with undying love for the Eiffel Tower, Sahar loves to travel & pen her thoughts down about the places she sees, people she meets, and extraordinary incidents that seem to happen to her every time she travels!