We love Weddings – we love them all, big or small, hometown or destination, indoors or outdoors. But there really is something very special about intimate weddings and a limited guest list. The idea of celebrating their most important day in the company of their closest friends and family is increasingly becoming popular with to-be-weds. If you are planning a more personal affair, we’ve rounded up some stunning and intimate properties from Taj Hotels that are lovely for small weddings that suit your style.
1. Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior
What better venue than a palace to celebrate the most memorable day of your life. The Usha Kiran Palace in Gwalior is a gracious, 135 year old heritage retreat. Embraced by artistic stone carvings, magnificent courtyards and delicate filigree work, this palace stands in splendid solitude in a beautifully landscaped garden. For those of you who want to experience royalty and luxury without getting overwhelmed by the scale of palace hotels, Usha Kiran is an excellent choice. The 40 spacious and elegant rooms are set amidst 9 acres include private luxury villas, so the bride and groom need to look no further to unwind. Another way to unwind post the celebrations is at the Jiva Spa, which offers signatures treatments using traditional products.
2. The Gateway Hotel Church Road, Coonoor
Nestled amidst rolling mountains, drifting mists and lush green foliage, the Gateway Coonoor offers a panoramic view of the valley which makes it an amazing venue for a small, intimate wedding. The team at The Gateway Hotel possess the best skills and experience to help you plan your big day. From the flowers on the tables to the menus, and the music, they will help you create the wedding you’ve always dreamed about. They have about 32 rooms most of which have private lawns/garden with an artful blend of colonial architecture and old world charm ensuring your guests a relaxing experience.
3. Savoy Hotel, Ooty
Another perfect venue in the same region is The Savoy Hotel Ooty. Steeped in history, the Savoy Hotel, a delightful 3 hour drive from Coimbatore, makes it a very accessible venue for an intimate wedding. Here you will find beautiful backdrops for your wedding ceremony – the hotel sprawls over six acres of landscaped gardens so you can pick the perfect spot! The hotel 40 charming rooms with a fireplace in all rooms perfect for all your guest.
4. The Gateway Resort Damdama Lake, Gurgaon
Close enough to be a vibrant city of Delhi and still far enough to be way above the hustle & bustle. The Gateway Resort Damdama Lake Gurgaon is a perfect destination to host an intimate weeding, just 45 Kms way from the IGI Airport Delhi. Nestled in the Aravali Hills the Sun, stars and nature all play here and make sure each moment of the day is different. Built to be a part of these amazing surrounds the architecture blends these elements perfectly.
They say Weddings are made in heaven! We believe they are made to order and be exactly like you want and also nothing like anything else. The Resort has 07 different venues for hosting the ceremonies. There’s an amphitheatre that adds drama and makes the moment larger than life. The Pool Side Gazebo makes sure you are surrounded by your loved ones always. The Sprawling greens of the Spa Gardens set in the midst of lush trees is really a breath of fresh air and then there are other special places. Some large to make sure nobody is left out and some just the right size to make sure only those special few are included.
5. Vivanta by Taj – Kumarakom, Kerala
This hotel has more than one venue for a wedding – the pool side for a fun day event, the gardens overlooking the lagoon will be perfect for a traditional pre-wedding ceremony. What better venue for wedding than the beauty of its natural surroundings on the eastern bank of Vembanad Lake with the bride and groom announcing their entry on the upper-deck of the traditional houseboat.
The highly experienced in-house team of wedding planners will be there to guide you and execute it all- as per your budget, preferred styles and themes.
6. The Gateway Hotel, Ambad Nashik
This hotel is the perfect mix of old world and modern. Surrounded by 11 acres of lush landscaped gardens, religious landmarks and bustling city life, The Gateway Hotel is the perfect spot for a traditional Indian Wedding. The hotel has 140 rooms to host guests. Also one can easily explore the city as the hotel is very centrally located.