Top Venues in Rajasthan for a Royal Wedding

Romance, drama, history, and beauty – everything comes together in regal Rajasthan. If the thought of being a princess bride or a majestic groom at your fairytale wedding excites you, nothing beats Rajasthan when it comes to locations and venues. The desert state’s ancient forts, marble palaces, lush gardens, cinematic pavilions, serene lakes, and sand dunes offer unique settings and unparalleled backdrops for any celebration. Our curated list of the best royal wedding venues in Rajasthan will guide you to make a choice that’s perfect for you.

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
Home of Jodhpur’s erstwhile royal family and currently the world’s sixth-largest private residence, the Umaid Bhawan Palace affords views of the historical Blue City, vast dunes, as well as the nearby Mehrangarh Fort. Known for its rich heritage, yellow sandstone architecture, and luxurious amenities, this property managed by the Taj Group, has become a hot spot for celebrity weddings such as that of Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas. Wedding designer Ashish Bohra, of Perfexion Events, shares, “Strolling through the lush, landscaped Baradari Lawns with dancing peacocks at Umaid Bhawan is a magical experience, and the property is perfect for those who have always envisioned a fairy tale wedding.”

Number of rooms: 64
Distance from airport: 4.3 km from Jodhpur Airport
Guests capacity: 60 to 800

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ITC Rajputana, Jaipur
ITC Rajputana, an exotic and stylish red-brick heritage hotel in the capital city of Rajasthan, is symbolic of regal hospitality that harks back to a glorious past. The opulent hotel has many versatile venues, and the space can be further expanded for a large gathering by using a courtyard with the separate entrance. Siddhartha Chaturvedi, of Weddings by Event Crafter, shares, “ITC Rajputana has a classic and authentic appeal which attracts a lot of millennial couples wanting to host a destination wedding in Jaipur. It has adequate rooms to accommodate large wedding groups.”

Number of rooms: 235
Distance from airport: 15 km from Jaipur International Airport
Guests capacity: 150 to 550

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The Ummed Jodhpur
The Ummed Jodhpur, a Marwar palace with Rajasthani architectural elements, is tucked amidst acres of gardens. Its low-rise structures surround the expansive and impressive courtyard. From the palatial driveway to the luxurious rooms, everything makes guests feel like royalty. Wedding planner Ashish Bohra, of Perfexion Events, shares, “This property is a kaleidoscope of gracious facets – an exclusive porch, pathways for baraat processions, long private driveways, open spaces, and indoor venues. These make it perfect for hosting special occasions with luxury and grace, both on a grand or intimate scale.”

Number of rooms: 80
Distance from airport: 12 km from Jodhpur Airport
Guests capacity: 250 to 5000

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Indana Hotels
The regal heritage and history of Jodhpur and Jaipur comes alive in Indana Hotels’ architecture and interiors. Set against the stunning backdrops of heritage, Indana Palace Jodhpur is a magnificent structure that showcases nuances of the Royal Marwar heritage with exquisite columns, intricate jaali work, regal arches, domes, and wide-open courtyards. Indana Palace Jaipur, on the other hand, welcomes you into the world of Maharajas and Maharanis of yore with its grand stone entry porch and exquisite hand-crafted doorway. Wedding planner Gunjan Singhal, of Gunjan Singhal Designs, shares, “Both the properties will let you peek into the lives of Maharajas with luxurious amenities at every corner making your celebrations flow seamlessly.”

Jaipur
Number of rooms: 118
Distance from airport: 22 km from Jaipur International Airport
Guests capacity: 850 to 2000

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Jodhpur
Number of rooms: 88
Distance from airport: 2.6 km from Jodhpur Airport
Guests capacity: 250 to 2500

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Taj Aravali Resort and Spa, Udaipur
Spread across gently rolling slopes, the Taj Aravali Resort & Spa, Udaipur, is a sprawling property in the foothills of the lush Aravali mountain range. Flanked by green landscaped spaces, this property showcases traditional Rajasthani art and design in enchanting ways. Luxurious villas comprising single-pole desert tents offer interesting local decor elements such as the ‘gokhra,’ (a low seating area by the window), and furnishings inspired by Mewar’s world-class equestrian heritage.

Number of rooms: 92
Distance from airport: 32 km from Jaisalmer Airport
Guests capacity: 60 to 800

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Welcomhotel Khimsar Fort and Dunes
Nestled on the edge of the Thar Desert lies a 16th-century fort with imposing walls and a majestic entrance. The Welcomhotel Khimsar Fort and Dunes is spread across 11 acres, and offers the option of luxe tents alongside well-furnished rooms. Wedding planner Niyati Khazanchi, of Desert Pearl Entertainment, shares, “With a year-round outdoor swimming pool, terrace, free parking, and on-site restaurant, this property provides both comfort and convenience to guests and visitors. Every room offers stunning views of the desert.”

Number of rooms: 89
Distance from airport: 95 km from Jodhpur Airport
Guests capacity: 120 to 300

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Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
After years of being the Maharaja of Jaipur’s home, Rambagh Palace was the first palace to be converted into a heritage hotel in India. It is extravagantly decorated with hand-carved marble ‘jalis,’ sandstone balustrades, ‘chattris,’ and elaborate Mughal Gardens. Anant Khandelwal and Kartika Sharma of Indian Wedding Planners share, “This regal architectural marvel truly epitomizes royal hospitality. Managed by the Taj Group, Rambagh Palace offers regality and modernity at the same time, and is a highly sought after property for couples looking for a royal wedding experience.”

Number of rooms: 78
Distance from airport: 8 km from Jaipur International Airport
Guests capacity: 40 to 450

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Udai Kothi Udaipur
A stunning rooftop pool surrounded by white arched marble pillars is just one of the highlights of the heritage boutique hotel Udai Kothi Udaipur. It lies a short distance from Lake Pichola, and offers guests 21st-century comforts coupled with an old-world charm. Awarded ‘The Best Wedding Venue In Rajasthan,’ by New York Times magazine, and the ‘Best Boutique Hotel In India,’ by National Geographic Traveller, this property guarantees memorable experiences at any event held here.

Number of rooms: 64
Distance from airport: 24 km from Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur
Guests capacity: 10 to 200

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Shiv Vilas Resort, Jaipur
If getting married in an old-world setting attracts you, let the opulent Shiv Vilas Resort delight you with its expansive manicured lawns, romantic ambiance, and sophisticated nuances. The whitewashed palace, with tidy cottages nestled in acres of green gardens and sun-kissed alleys overlooking the Aravalli mountai, is a secluded paradise for destination weddings. Wedding planner Gunjan Singhal, of Gunjan Singhal Designs, shares, “The royal ambiance with intricate architectural details and expert craftsmanship at this property offers a visual delight to all the guests.”

Number of rooms: 75
Distance from airport: 38 km from Jaipur International Airport
Guests capacity: 50 to 3,000

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Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
Built on the tranquil waters of Udaipur’s Lake Pichola, the iconic Taj Lake Palace has played a starring role in blockbuster movies like ‘Octopussy.’ Once a summer palace for royals, the hotel is an exclusive go-to location for couples who want a uniquely regal yet intimate wedding experience. Wedding designer Niyati Khazanchi, of Desert Pearl Entertainment, shares, “The hotel’s links to its glorious past, arresting views and the beguiling architecture makes it number one destination to get married. With a view that allows for uninterrupted sunrises and sunsets, this hotel has the reputation of being one of the most romantic in the world.”

Number of rooms: 83
Distance from airport: 24 km from Maharana Pratap airport
Guests capacity: 60 to 800

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Alila Fort Bishangarh
Perched atop a granite hillock in the Aravalli mountain range, the 230-year old Alila Fort Bishangarh is regarded as one of India’s best boutique fortress properties. Anuja Joshi of Atelier x shares her experience of Divya Khandelwal and Aman Kapur’s wedding, “The overall decor incorporated at the venue matched beautifully with the interiors of the imposing fort, which served as a wonderful backdrop to their eco-sensitive wedding ceremony near the poolside. Delectable cuisines were provided by Alila Fort Bishangarh’s organic farms and were cooked using ancient techniques, including a heated sandpit.”

Number of rooms: 59
Distance from airport: 55 km from Jaipur International Airport
Guests capacity: 80 to 200

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Fort Khejarla, Jodhpur
Around 400 years of history have made Jodhpur’s Fort Khejarla an impressive showcase of Rajput valor and lifestyle. Managed by the royal family of Kherjala, this grand property with red sandstone pillars, stone carved rooms, windows with latticework, intricate jharokhas, and imposing exteriors is perfect for a high-powered intimate wedding. The interiors of the hotel, on the other hand, offer luxurious settings with all modern comforts, plush decor, and a homely ambiance. For a truly private wedding, just book the entire property which will make your guests feel like royalty.

Number of rooms: 45
Distance from airport: 78 km from Jodhpur Airport
Guests capacity: 200 to 600

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Devi Ratn, Jaipur – IHCL SeleQtions
Situated around 45 minutes by road from Jaipur airport, Devi Ratn is a boutique hotel that offers charming interior and exterior venues alongside architectural splendor, inspired by the magnificent astronomy observatory Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Derived from the name ‘Nav Ratn’ (nine gems), the property offers backdrops of domes, curved walls, arches, and red sandstone exteriors that filter sunlight through skylights and walls featuring lattice work. Siddhartha Chaturvedi, of Weddings by Event Crafter, shares, “This place offering contemporary luxury with traditional charm promises authentic experiences and unforgettable stays to the wedding squad.”

Number of rooms: 63
Distance from airport: 18.3 km from Jaisalmer Airport
Guests capacity: 150 to 1000

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Mundota Palace and Resort, Jaipur
Deemed as India’s first luxury heritage palace resort, the 15th-century Mundita Fort & Palace is a beautiful showcase of Rajput heritage with its courtyards, terraces, charming pavilions, and gardens. Just south of this palatial property is an active polo ground with around 80 stables housing some of the most thoroughbred horses in India. The historical spaces within the property have been beautifully converted to offer modern accomodation, alongside impeccable amenities.

Number of rooms: 56
Distance from airport: 38 km from Jaipur International Airport
Guests capacity: 200 to 2000

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The Westin Pushkar Resort & Spa
For an opulent wedding that is high on style and splendor, head to The Westin Pushkar Resort & Spa. Surrounded by the breathtaking views of the Aravalli mountains and golden dunes, this magnificent property is famous for its seemingly endless lawns, a world-class spa, and serene ambiance. Apart from the lavish villas with private plunge pools, the hotel offers fun activities like romantic camel rides and archery. It is also conveniently close to many tourist attractions in Pushkar city.

Number of rooms: 98
Distance from airport: 35 km from Kishangarh Airport,. Pushkar
Guests capacity: 45 to 1000

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The Fort Pokaran – A Heritage Hotel, Jaisalmer
Enroute to Jaisalmer, and in the heart of the Thar desert, lies the massive red brick Fort Pokaran which dates back to the 14th-century. One part of the structure houses Fort Pokaran – A Heritage Hotel. Also known as ‘Balagarh,’ the fort once greeted illustrious guests like the Mughal Emperor Humayun and his great-grandson Akbar II. Today, the hotel has opened its imperial gates for intimate wedding functions for those who want a taste of the royal life in a vintage setting.

Number of rooms: 19
Distance from airport: 118 km from Jaisalmer Airport

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Rajasthali Resort and Spa, Jaipur
The magnificent Aravalli mountains form the ideal backdrop for the Rajasthali Resort and Spa, allowing the guests to witness the glory of the valiant land. Sharing proximity with the tourist attractions, including Hawa Mahal, The City Palace, and Amber Fort, this luxurious property attempts to create and maintain an authentic Rajasthani feel for wedding functions. Riddhi Jain & Sajjan Gill of Fiestro Events share, “The well-maintained and perfectly equipped venues at the property guarantees memorable wedding functions. The lush green spaces surrounded by small archways makes for attractive wedding frames.”

Number of rooms: 53
Distance from airport: 24 km from Jaipur International Airport
Guests capacity: 100 to 1800

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Suryagarh Jaisalmer
Mirroring the rugged landscape of the Thar desert, the fortress-like Suryagarh Jaisalmer is a fabulous yellow sandstone property situated along the old Silk Road route. Its warm, inviting exteriors are surrounded by stately gardens and courtyards that offer ample venue options for a regal wedding. Apart from fun activities like camel rides, dune bashing, and archery, guests can also experience bespoke midnight trails to mysterious places.

Number of rooms: 72
Distance from airport: 27.7 km from Jaisalmer Airport
Guests capacity: 100 to 1200

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Fairmont Jaipur
With stunning views of the ‘Pink City,’ the majestic and serene Fairmont Jaipur blends the visual grandeur of Mughal architecture with the best of contemporary luxury. Rooms and suites here feature Rajasthani design and decor, and overlook the surrounding Aravalli mountains and lush gardens. Riddhi Jain and Sajjan Gill of Fiestro Events share, “The hotel exudes royal elegance and grandeur with its well-appointed rooms, exquisite architecture, and regal outdoor spaces.”

Number of rooms: 245
Distance from airport: 27.7 km from Jaipur International Airport
Guests capacity: 300 to 1000

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Le Méridien Jaipur Resort & Spa
Paying homage to exquisite Indian architecture and design, the Le Méridien Jaipur Resort & Spa is a white marble wonder featuring peacock arches, lush gardens spread across 20 acres, and beautiful venues. Anant Khandelwal and Kartika Sharma of Indian Wedding Planners share, “The hotel provides the perfect setting for a regal event. From its spacious and luxurious rooms to the beautiful venues and hospitality, it is a perfect place for couples to celebrate their nuptials.”

Number of rooms: 126
Distance from airport: 27.8 km from Jaipur International Airport
Guests capacity: 50 to 1500

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