The best Indian hotels for a destination wedding

This elegant hotel in the capital is known for its F&B spaces, including Megu for Japanese cuisine, Jamavar for royal Indian dishes, Le Cirque for French-Italian cuisine and The Library Bar for wines, spirits and books. The Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 350 people, while the Palace Terrace offers stunning panoramic views of the city and is the perfect setting for a mehendi or welcome brunch. Access: 14.5 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport. Website

ITC Greater Bharat, NCR

With 104 suites and villas and a luxurious spa, this sprawling Gurugram property offers an easy escape from city life. Events can be held indoors, on the lawns or by the pool, and you can organize a picnic or a cooking workshop for your guests. They will also enjoy the rich Awadhi cuisine at The India Room and can spend it all the next day on the 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Access: 37.5 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport. Website

Pullman, Aerocity, New Delhi NCR

At 12,700 square feet, the hotel’s pillarless Peacock Ballroom is ideal for a sangeet or reception. And the hotel’s location, just minutes from the airport, makes it easy for guests to arrive. Plus, it’s a pet-friendly stay, so guests won’t have to leave their furry friends behind. Access: 3 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport. Website

The Oberoi Sukhvilas Spa Resort, Punjab

Oberoi Sukhvillas, Punjab

Right next to Siswan Forest and 30 minutes from Chandigarh, this luxury retreat has beautiful gardens, fountains and reflection pools, as well as indoor rooms. Its scalloped arches are ideal for photo ops, and the events team will ensure you make the most of the space. Access: 37 km from Chandigarh International Airport. Website

Six Senses Fort, Barwara

The first Six Senses property in India, this 14th restored fort features two temples, Shekhawati art and a magnificent spa. So it’s no surprise that this is Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif’s choice for their gorgeous wedding. With only 48 suites, it is perfect for an intimate celebration with a royal touch. Have your mehendi at Rani Bagh and a welcome lunch at Le Cortile, located near a 700-year-old courtyard. Access: 121 km from Jaipur International Airport. Website

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

For a classic palace experience, plan a wedding at this magnificent property that was once the home of Jodhpur’s royal family. The sprawling property has 70 Art Deco-style rooms and suites filled with vibrant paintings. Event venues range from Baradari lawns to lavish indoor venues. And with peacocks welcoming you at breakfast and views of Mehrangarh Fort from many parts of the property, you’ll have a truly special celebration. Access: 4 km from Jodhpur airport. Website

Raas Devigarh, Rajasthan

Surrounded by the Aravalis, this restored 18th century palace just outside Udaipur is where you can enjoy history while creating your own. Host an evening of folk music under the stars, have your mehendi on the lawns and sangeet at the Sheesh Mahal, say ‘yes’ on the terrace; there are endless options for a beautiful wedding that you and your guests will love. Access: 39 km from Maharana Pratap Airport. Website

Alila Fort, Bishangarh

The restored 59-room fort has two presidential suites and a beautiful spa, so the bride and groom will be pampered before their big day. And it has a multitude of venues, the largest of which can accommodate 650 people. The terrace restaurant Nazaara is ideal for a breathtaking welcome dinner, while Madhuveni has a chic cigar and cognac lounge. Access: 43 km from Jaipur International Airport. Website

Suryagarh, Jaisalmer

Suryagarh, Jaisalmer

Imagine walking down the aisle here in Suryagarh

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