Discover magical moments with Taj Holidays. Commemorate your love for each other, plan an elaborate proposal or just get away together and reignite the romance. We’ve curated a list of enchanting hotels and resorts, for every type of couple and recommended experiences, which are sure to sweep you off your feet.
Best For: Secluded Hideaways
Couples looking to escape the everyday and hideaway from it all, can find their sanctuary at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans a secluded villa-only property known for its privacy. Located in a biodiverse hotspot of the Andaman archipelago, surrounded by acres of white-sand beaches, mangroves and wildlife sanctuaries, the resort takes great pride in its sustainability and oneness with nature. The stilted, discreet villas are constructed with sustainable timber and eco-friendly architecture; wifi connectivity is restricted to the lobby areas so couples can enjoy uninterrupted time together in the property’s many hidden alcoves, by the water lily pond, or in the Olympic-length infinity swimming pool. Underwater explorations offer a chance to see magnificent sea life, while above the water you can go sport fishing, night kayaking and on forest treks. Hidden away in a pristine, 180-acre rainforest is Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa, Coorg. The suites are built to embrace nature, so expect verdant views and courtyards that open out to the starry sky. Over 200 species of plants infuse the air with gentle fragrances of cardamom, coffee, wild jasmine and eucalyptus. Relax at the Jiva spa, which offers rejuvenating treatments and views from every room, or take a dip in the temperature-controlled infinity pool, regardless of the weather.
Best For: Adrenaline Junkies
For couples who like to keep their hearts racing, there’s no better way to get the adrenaline pumping than to plan a holiday packed with adventure. Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand, at the foothills of the Himalayas, manifests tranquillity with its serene location and 20,000 sq. ft. Jiva Spa. A guided trek, across the Ganges through stunning cable-suspension bridges into the Singthali forest, will have you chance upon a cave, a massive pebbled beach and many species of birds, before a raft brings you back to the resort. Experience a holy dip at ‘Sangam’, the confluence point of the rivers Bhagirathi, Alaknanda & the mythological Saraswati (flowing underground), followed by a lovingly prepared Satvik (a vegetarian Indian menu) lunch. You can also go paragliding, gorge swinging, white water rafting and bungee jumping in the area. For a more rustic adventure, the meandering hikes of the Bhutanese Himalayan region are outer worldly. Taj Tashi is the perfect base to explore the many quiet monasteries, misty valleys and quaint villages of this ambrosial Kingdom, lost in time. Bask in the warm glow of 108 butter lamps or get personalized postage stamps, with a picture of you two, to mark a special memory.
Best For: Valentine's Day With The Kids
If you and your beau are truly happiest with your little ones in tow, our resorts have you covered with enough to keep the tots entertained, while you get pampered. The ample villas at Taj Bekal Resort & Spa, Kerala, have private plunge pools, courtyards, outdoor swinging beds and sit-outs that open into green lawns, so you can watch the kids play. Treat them to a backwater cruise on a traditional Ketuvallam houseboat, with a thatched roof over a wooden hull, and enjoy a family-style, traditional meal. The massive, indoor-outdoor kids play area is bustling with joyous activities throughout the day and is the ideal place to drop them off, while you get some rest and relaxation with Ayurveda treatments at the Jiva Spa. The luxury Goan Sea View Villa at Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Goa is filled with grandeur and Portuguese charm. Equipped with a bedroom, living room, walk-in closets, a dining room and a private lawn there’s plenty of room for your little family to have a comfortable stay. The friendly staff and dedicated kids club love to keep children entertained with movies, art- craft activities and lots of games. Spend an evening by the pool and bar or a day at the beach building wonderful sandcastles, as the sound of their laughter fills your heart.
Best For: Wilderness Retreats
Reach out to your wild side in Nepal at Meghauli Serai, A Taj Safari, nestled in the Himalayas, on the banks of the gurgling Rapti River near Chitwan National Park. Serene in its setting and jaw-dropping in its scenery, the 30-room lodge overlooks the wilderness of Chitwan National Park- home to the endangered one-horned Rhino. The main lounge, dawning a chandelier made of 10,000 Nepalese hand-painted beads, looks out on to the infinity pool and riverside barbeque area- the perfect place to snuggle up with a hot drink on a cold winters’ eve. The rustic “machan” perched on top of a sand bank in the river, can only be accessed by boat, and is undeniably the best place to have a private romantic dinner. In between all the excitement of your jungle walks and drives, be sure to take a sunset cruise and hear the birds sing their tunes. Closer to home Mahua Kothi, A Taj Safari- Bandhavgarh National Park, is a luxury retreat in a rugged landscape of tropical forests, woodlands, steep hills, flat grasslands and deep valleys. Spread over 40 acres of forest land this 12-cottage lodge is reminiscent of a village, filled with mahua trees and private courtyards. Cozy up at breakfast during safaris, at lunches under trees, rooftop dinners under the starlit sky or at lively spit-roasts, where ‘Khudi’ cooking and thali dinners, make for culinary highlights.
Best For: Quick Getaways
When time is of the essence but so is alone-time, you can always count on Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa for a quick getaway that is sure to be amorous. The spoiling service is complimented by the laid-back vibe and a sunshine laden beach, kissed by the Arabian Sea. As you two are pampered with spa treatments and gourmet cuisine, an array of water sports, a trip to a bird sanctuary or spice plantation and a private visit to a Portuguese home to view antique artefacts and paintings, will keep the experience memorable and unique. Internationally, a quick flight to invigorating Dubai puts you in easy access to some of the world’s best restaurants, nightlife, high-street and luxury shopping. The Taj Dubai is a heady mix of extravagance and style, the perfect fit for those who love the high-life. With lavish rooms, a pool, a fitness-centre and a concierge that caters to your every whim and fancy, the hotel is perfect to channel your inner diva. Relish sundowners with panoramic views of Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai, at the chic outdoor lounge- Treehouse. Afternoon tea is a tradition sure to make you feel like aristocracy, at the Byzantium Lounge- a gilded space that boasts rich visual touches like art deco - style gold and black peacock lacquer panels.
Best For: Royal Indulgence
To go above and beyond for your beloved, treat them like royalty at any one of our Grand Palaces known for their legendary service, rich heritage and opulent luxury. Taj Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad, standing 2000 feet above the twinkling lights of the city, was once the home to the Nizam- widely considered to be the world’s richest man. The palace exudes lavishness and from the moment you arrive in a horse-drawn carriage and walk through the grand staircase, or when you dine in private terraces or in the 101-seater dining hall, you feel like royals. Umaid Bhawan Palace, is Jodhpur’s crown jewel and one of the world’s largest private residences even today. 26 acres of lush gardens, with dancing peacocks, the blissful and iconic Jiva Grande Spa and stunning views from the highest point in the city, make it invincible for your romantic sojourn. Just when you think you’ve seen it all the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur never fails to mesmerize. Situated in the middle of Lake Pichola, every corner of this palace is the perfect romantic setting for you to observe the purple sunsets across the night sky. Do a Jiva spa treatment and spend time in a jacuzzi on board a special Jiva spa boat- the only one of its kind. For a more urban-inclined royal experience Rambagh Palace in the vibrant city of Jaipur is the ideal blend of royal heritage and sophisticated charm. The 18th-century, French-style, former palace ballroom with its huge crystal chandeliers serves up a sumptuous Indian feast worthy of Royals. The couples treatment at Jiva Grande Spa, will envelop you in ancient Indian wellness therapies and delightfully spoil you with a milk and rose petal bath.
Best For: Beach Bums
If you are looking for an idyllic setting to feel the soft sand caress your feet, as the ocean breeze runs through your hair and the sound of waves is uninterrupted, then Vivanta Langkawi Rebak Island, is the place for you. A private tropical island, with secluded beaches and 390 acres of vibrant jungle awaits you in Langkawi, Malyasia. The Moon Deck is the most romantic spot on the island, a perfect haven for you to share intimate moments over bespoke menus, select wines and gorgeous ocean views. If you are looking for hidden recesses, you can dine on the freshest catch, in any nook and corner of the island you discover. Not too far from home, on the ramparts of an old Dutch Fort, Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa, Chennai, is a soulful and tranquil beach resort. Enjoy the many rooms, cottages and villas, while culinary experiences with excellent local fare await you. Dine privately at our very own Watch Tower, which promises breath-taking views of the sea, visit the UNESCO World Heritage temple town of Mamallapuram or take a trip down to Pondicherry, to transport yourselves into what feels like a quaint romantic French town.
So, whether you are adrenaline junkies looking for your next adventure, beach bums seeking out the perfect cocktail spot or safari enthusiasts looking to retreat into the wilderness- pick a destination, sit back, relax and let Taj Holidays set the mood for love.
Cherish your love with indulgent experiences like never before to create that magical moment you will both remember forever. With the best in class hospitality, inimitable dining, unique recreational experiences, picturesque locations & exciting romantic holiday packages- cherish moments for a lifetime with Taj Holidays. Every holiday is crafted with impeccable details just for you and your loved ones.