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On this expedition, we will stay in some of the world's finest accommodations. Each one has been chosen for its fine amenities and prime location. In remote areas where choices are limited, we have selected the very best available accommodation to ensure your comfort. Below are several of the accommodations featured on this expedition.
Set on the banks of Udaipur’s majestic Lake Pichola and standing witness to the historic City Palace, the Oberoi Udaivilas captures all the romance and splendor of a bygone era of grandeur. Inspired by the distinctive architectural traditions of Rajasthani palaces, the Oberoi Udaivilas features rambling courtyards, splendid fountains, verdant gardens, and serene reflecting pools. Interiors -- including guests’ rooms -- are embellished with decorative domes, hand-painted frescoes, intricate mirrorwork, and beautifully crafted artifacts.
Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa offers guests a stylish experience in a spacious, all-villa environment. The resort is surrounded by lush vegetation and a picturesque coastline, with nearly two kilometres of white-sand beaches. Accommodations include private ocean retreats and tropical tree house villas with superb views. Guests can enjoy a tempting selection of dining and entertainment facilities, innovative treatments at the spa, and a variety of aquatic leisure activities.
This magnificent palace, built in the 1930s and still home to Maharaja Gaj Singh II, sits on a hilltop above vast gardens. Extravagant public rooms feature period pieces from the maharaja’s enormous collection. A pool, racquet courts, health club, croquet, and billiards provide recreation. Guest rooms have high ceilings and period furnishings.