Located on the bank of Lake Pichola, overlooking the beautiful City Palace, Udaivilas is a luxury resort in Udaipur. The Oberoi, Udaivilās stands on the 200 year old hunting grounds of the Maharana of Mewar. Set amidst 30 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, fountains and pavilions, Udaivilas offers a tranquil and romantic ambience against the backdrop of the Aravalli Hills. The hotel's intricate layout of interconnecting domes and corridors reflects the layout of Udaipur itself - whose seven lakes are linked by canals. These domes and walkways are flooded with sunlight, caressed by balmy breezes and offer magnificent views of the lake and gardens.
Udaivilas offers 90 guestrooms. The categories of rooms at the hotel are:
Premier Room: Overlooking the verdant gardens, the Premier rooms have a bedroom with 1 king bed and a private courtyard. The ensuite bathroom has a free standing bathtub and a separate shower housed in a glass cubicle. The rooms have an iPod docking station, multimedia hub and an espresso coffee machine.
Premier room with Pool view: Offering refreshing view of the main pool, tiled with deep blue ceramics, these rooms have 1 king bed and the ensuite bathroom with free standing bathtub and a separate white marble shower with glass doors. The rooms have 24 hrs butler service and fully stocked personal bar.
Premier with Semi Private Pool: These rooms afford a refreshing view of the main pool, tiled with deep blue ceramics. Overlooking the lake Pichola, the rooms have a bedroom with king bed, semiprivate pool and a private poolside terrace. The rooms have 24 hrs butler service, fully stocked personal bar.
Luxury Suite with Private Pool: The Luxury Suite features an exquisitely furnished living room, a king size master bedroom, an ensuite bathroom, a dining room, a powder room and a private courtyard. The 36 feet (11 meters) pool, which also has a private dining area, can be accessed from the bedroom or dining room.The rooms have 24 hrs butler service, espresso coffee machine fully stocked personal bar.
Kohinoor Suite with Private Pool: The Kohinoor Suite includes a luxurious master bedroom and twin bedroom (both ensuite), a spectacular dining room, a living room, a powder room, a private pool and al fresco poolside dining, The rooms have 24 hrs butler service, espresso coffee machine fully stocked personal bar.
The dining options of the hotels are:
Suryamahal and Chandni:- Affording views of the hotel’s spectacular landscaped gardens, City Palace and Lake Pichola, SuryaMahal is a daytime dining space crowned with a sky blue, cloud brushed dome.
Chandni is the adjoining, al fresco dining space offering stunning views of the City Palace and Lake Pichola. Dotted with canopied tables, at night it is candlelit and filled with the melodious sound of live, traditional music.
Both Suryamahal and Chandni serves classical Western and Indian cuisine.
Udai Mahal: - Udaimahal is an evening dining space adorned with a star spotted, night sky painted gold leaf ceiling. The tables at Udaimahal are softly candlelit at night with with live, traditional performances daily. The menu features Indian cuisine - rare dishes and reinvented classics.
The Bar: - The Bar is spread across an almost labyrinthine layout of interconnecting domes, with luxurious seating arrangements offering uninterrupted views of the lake and gardens .The bar offers a wide range of liquors including gin, martini, margarita or frozen cocktails.
Apart from these, the hotel offers many private dining experiences like.
Miniature Painting School
Visit to the renowned Mewar School of Art for a miniature painting session. The workshop begins with a brief talk about the history of miniature painting followed by a painting class.
Private yoga Sessions
Private Yoga and meditation sessions can be held in the serene surroundings or by the spa pool overlooking Lake Pichola.
Little chefs will delight in learning how to bake delicious cookies in a fun culinary session with the talented chefs. Junior chefs will be shown how to make classic combinations, as well as being encouraged to experiment with exciting cookie mixtures of their own.
Private Dinner Under The Lakeside Dome
Looking across Lake Pichola to the City Palace and Jag Mandir, guests can enjoy delicacies from international restaurant cartes, or savour bespoke dishes curated by our masterchefs for the special occasion accompanied by live traditional music.
Cook With The Chef
This tour is for the culinary enthusiasts as it will take you to the hotel’s exquisite kitchen garden, followed by a connoisseur's guide to spice and a demonstration of local Rajasthani cuisine. Guests can participate in an interactive cooking session, or sit back and enjoy a meal of specially prepared dishes from the kitchen.
Temple Tour Through Tribal Villages
The experience begins with an early morning drive to Fort Kumbalgarh, followed by an exciting guided excursion through the Aravali mountain range to the famous Ranakpur Jain temples. On the way, guests can stop to enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch, before visiting the Adivasi (indigenous tribal) villages of Bheels, Meenas and Garasiyas, where traditional cultural practices can be observed.
Private City Tour By Boat
Enjoy a unique tour of Udaipur from a private boat on Lake Pichola. The guides will enthrall guests with the fabulous history of the Maharanas of Mewar and tales of Udaipur city also known as the 'The Venice of the East', as the boat glides past historic sites on the banks of the lake.
Apart from these, different activities like pot painting, magic shows, games like treasure hunt, play with clay, puppet show are organized especially for kids.