This fabulous 32-acre luxury retreat, 20 minutes outside Jaipur, is a destination unto itself, whether you want to splash out on a private villa with its own pool, enjoy a spacious standard room, or revel in a romantic luxury tent with rich wood fittings on grounds that are home to hundreds of peacocks. Re-created to look like a grand heritage fort, the resort, set against a hilly backdrop, succeeds in also bringing back to life a certain majesty and romance of another
age. Honey-gold buildings, orchards, reflection pools and fountains set the tone, though the marble-and-stone carving blends well with the arid environment. Standard double rooms are minimalist in concept, but the real standout is the sunken marble bathtubs, which look out over private gardens.