A new BBC documentary series, ‘Hotel India’, begins tonight. Going behind the scenes of India’s iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, the four-part series follows the hotel's 1,500 strong staff over a six-month period as they perform their duties and meet some well-heeled guests.
Be inspired by this fascinating documentary and enjoy your once-in-a-lifetime experience with leading UK tour operator DialAFlight – book a safari trip to Pench National Park, for tiger-spotting and more, or head to the stunning beaches of Kovalam in Kerala. Contact the experts at DialAFlight (0844 556 6060, http://www.dialaflight.com)
Book your holiday to visit these unique sites with DialAFlight:
MUMBAI’S ‘HOTEL INDIA’ and BANGALORE, TWIN CENTRE HOLIDAY from £1,149pp – including flights and transfers
Built in 1903, the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai is an architectural marvel and brings together Moorish, Oriental and Florentine styles, offering panoramic views of the Arabian Sea. Combine it with a visit to the Taj West End, sitting in a gorgeous 20-acre garden, next to a golf course, right in the heart of Bangalore.
Stay at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel for three nights and the Taj West End for three nights from £1,149 per person (two sharing) including B&B with return flights from London and transfers. Valid for departure until 23 September 2014.
KOVALAM BEACH LUXURY from £799 pp – ONE FREE NIGHT – including flights and transfers
Relax at the Leela Kovalam Beach in Kerala- this five-star deluxe resort offers panoramic views of India’s famous Kovalam shoreline. Visit the resort’s Wellness Spa, with a host of treatments available, or take part in sports such as tennis, badminton, beach volleyball, table tennis or yoga. There's also a fully- equipped fitness centre and a jogging track. The hotel offers a wide range of wining and dining facilities including The Terrace for a multi-cuisine buffet, The Cafe at The Club for traditional Keralan cuisine or The Tides for elegant beachside dining with a rustic ambience, where pan-Asian dishes and fresh seafood are served.
Stay at the Leela Kovalam Beach for five nights (one free night) from just £799 per person (two sharing) including B&B with return flights from London and transfers. Valid for departure until 23 September 2014.
JUNGLE BOOK EXPERIENCE PLUS BEACH CHILL-OUT TIME, TWIN CENTRE HOLIDAY from £3,289 pp – TWO FREE NIGHTS – including flights and transfers
Stay at the elegant five-star Baghvan Lodge; named after the Bengal tiger, Baghvan is an enchanting safari lodge in prime tiger-viewing territory on the edge of Pench National Park. Baghvan has 12 charming stand-alone suites with a chic and stylish décor inspired by 1950s glamour. Guests can sleep on a rooftop outdoor platform and spot the local wildlife passing by during the night – an experience not to be missed. Excursions can also be arranged to a local elephant camp.
Move on to the luxurious five-star resort Vivanta by Taj, surrounded by acres of lush landscape near the beach-side town of Kovalam in Kerala. Escape the Indian heat with a dip in the infinity pool, before heading to the Ayurvedic spa for some healing therapies. There’s also the nearby Kovalam beach for swimming, or relaxing in one of the many beachside cafés.
Stay at the Baghvan Lodge for six nights and then seven nights at the Vivanta by Taj from just £3,289 per person (two sharing) including B&B with return flights from London and transfers. Valid for departure 16 October – 8 December 2014.
COUPLES RETREAT from £1,199 pp – PLUS couple spa treatments and room upgrade – including flights and transfers
Spend some quality time together at the Alila Diwa in Goa. Set amidst a serene landscape of lush rice plantations, guests can enjoy an outdoor Jacuzzi, sauna, yoga centre, juice bar, beauty bar, fitness centre and spa. The long beach nearby is quiet, with soft golden sand. The resort is a sanctuary of contemporary elegance inspired by traditional Goan design, with cool verandas and tranquil courtyards.
Spend seven nights at the Alila Diwa from just £1,199 per person (two sharing) including B&B with return flights from London and transfers. Valid for departure from 11 January – 21 February 2015.
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