The desire to celebrate love and new beginnings as a community is common to every marriage. The facets and specifics of each wedding celebration depend on the individuals. But combine the two aspects – the collective vibe and the intimate emotions – and place them in a characteristic, impressive venue and you get an unforgettable experience.
World standards in luxury, culinary expertise and intuitive hospitality are common to an array of IHCL’s splendid properties that include idyllic beaches, dramatic mountain views, and breathtaking riversides. Each of these hotels offers unique experiences that will surpass your expectations and your most challenging task will be to choose just one from a range of handpicked options for your wedding day.
Taj Theog Resort & Spa, Shimla
A cozy hillside retreat in the lap of the mighty Himalayas wraps every celebration that is hosted there in an exotic and mystical appeal. An engagement ceremony amidst the al fresco settings of Tragopan at the Taj Theog Resort & Spa, Shimla mesmerizes with its uninterrupted views of snow-capped peaks and the deep valleys below. A nip in the air, a twinkle in your eye and the warmth of friends and family around you will resonate as a cherished memory of your intimate celebration for the rest of your life.
The hotel, besides opportunities for family celebrations, offers ample couple experiences that nurture romance. Imagine a private picnic in the middle of the apple and rhododendron forest for a pre-wedding photoshoot, a languid evening in their heated pool followed by cocktails at the magnificent terrace or even a bespoke spa ritual for two – the hotel takes care of it all.
Taj Hotel & Convention Centre Agra
If one were to unite unbound fun and endless romances in a frame, the picture would look like a high-spirited pool party at the rooftop of the Taj Hotel & Convention Centre Agra. The hotel boasts of Agra’s only rooftop infinity pool and there’s a special surprise. From here, guests have a wonderful view of the Taj Mahal, one of the planet’s most enduring symbols of love. There’s also a provision to host a rain dance which takes the party up several notches.
Those who prefer to enjoy the glorious views without taking a dip in the azure water can choose to host a haldi or even a mehndi ceremony against this splendid venue.
Taj Aravali Resort & Spa
To watch the sinking sun in a mountain range as old as time is an indescribable feeling. Protected by the Aravallis, the Taj Aravali Resort & Spa offers the perfect setup for a sangeet that juxtaposes the refinement and luxury with the rugged backdrop. Celebrations here commence with a traditional Rajasthani style welcome that steeps guests into the local culture that enthralls with its vibrancy. Dusk paints the venue in hues of fading fire and night unveils the depth of a celestial landscape that sparkles in resonance with the festivities that unfold right here, on the hotel’s sprawling lawns.
The celebrations, curated by the dedicated teams at the hotel, borrow its essence from myriad moods of the state be it the ambiance of a village fair or that of a royal festivity. In addition, the hotel also puts together Sufi themed affairs as well as ghazal nights.
Cidade de Goa-IHCL SeleQtions
While the aquamarine waters touch the horizon, a stretch of private sand is gently kissed by cool ocean breezes at the Cidade de Goa-IHCL SeleQtions. A resort that sits by the clear shores of the Arabian Sea, this one creates the perfect pretext for a beachside brunch on the morning of your wedding. Here, the lively party under the sun will be met by foot-tapping music and exhilarating outdoor activities leaving no space for a single dull moment. Be it cricket, volleyball, and football or watersports such as parasailing, aqua zorbing and more, the hotel organizes it all while ensuring the highest standards of safety. Those interested in unraveling the secrets of the future can also have a palm reading during the course of this spirited event by a professional palmist appointed by the team.
Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand
Enveloped by the wispy white clouds, in the foothills of the Himalayas the Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand is this nest of serenity that sprawls over 12.5-acres of verdant landscapes. Perched upon the banks of the Ganga, this is a property where spirituality and splendor come together on the auspicious occasion of your pheras. The resort opens out onto Pebble Beach where the resort organizes a Ganga Aarti each evening. The wide banks of the holy river, when the sun begins to retreat, transforms into the most dramatic and magical setting ideal for a wedding ceremony rooted in tradition, marked by magnificence.
Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Andamans
Incorporate your love for nature into your nuptials with a bohemian tea party in the woods at Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Andamans. Concealed by the cover of tall trees, the property creates the perfect ambiance for a cozy celebration tucked away in the woods, filled with the sounds of chirping birds. Under the canopy of lush leaves and intertwining branches, your guests will uncover a unique, memorable experience.
This luxurious getaway also serves as the perfect place for outdoorsy brides to take their last trip with their girlfriends before she steps into her role as a wife. The hotel organizes several experiences including nature walks, fauna trails, garden tours amongst others. As the day comes to an end, you and your girls can dive into the resort’s Olympic size infinity pool and let the cool water rejuvenate your mind and body.
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