A well-known landmark in the misty hills of Ooty since 1829, the Savoy ushers guests into a classic tea estate lifestyle, complete with afternoon tea, croquet on the lawn, single malts by the firepit, and fine local cuisine.
Cycle out into the surrounding hills, join a game of cricket or basketball, unwind with a treatment at the spa and focus your mind with an open-air yoga session. You can even learn how to use tea in cocktails with an evening mixology session.
Leisure: spa, garden, yoga, afternoon tea, croquet, cycling
Rooms: 40 rooms & suites
Take your best shot at spotting wildlife with an itinerary that includes not one but three different parks, all located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This allows you to explore some surprisingly diverse scenery, see myriad bird and animal species, and hugely increase your chances of spotting one of these elusive big cats.