With love in the air and Valentine's Day around the corner, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts presents a round-up of unique and exotic proposal locations around the world; sure to help woo your loved one and get the “YES” you've been waiting for!
An Elephant Ride and a New Bride
The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur -- India
Whisk your intended away on an elephant for a private ride through the idyllic Rajasthani countryside, arranged by The Oberoi Rajvilas. Enjoy and explore the landscape of the Jaipur countryside with a leisurely elephant ride that culminates with a gourmet picnic at the magnificently restored Naila Fort, an ancient stronghold with a beautiful view, and the perfect spot to kneel and present a ring. To celebrate, settle down for a romantic picnic lunch with a glass of champagne.
A Sea of Love
The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh, Red Sea
It was Herodotus who said of Egypt, “Nowhere in the world are there so many things of unspeakable greatness.” Visit The Oberoi, Sahl Haseesh, Red Sea and watch as your love story becomes part of Egypt's charm. Explore the depths of the Red Sea through one of Oberoi's diving programs, and be captivated by an underwater world of beauty. With a ring hidden on a string around your neck, wait to catch the eye of your partner to present the best treasure found under the sea.
Dusk and Diamonds
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
Spend an unforgettable evening on a Shikara boat ride across the beautiful Lake Pichola and admire the famous Udaipur sunset behind the mountainous surroundings. After the sun dips below the horizon, The Oberoi Udaivilas lit up in the night sky provides the perfect backdrop and there, standing witness to the royal city of Udaipur, your love story begins.
A Proposal Fit for a Queen
The Oberoi, Mumbai
The bustling city of Mumbai lights up like a diamond every night along the famed Marine Drive, showcasing the Arabian Sea. In an exquisite Oberoi suite overlooking the illuminated Mumbai coastline known as "The Queen's Necklace," present a dazzling gem of your own to win the hand of the one you love.
A Secret Sanctuary
The Oberoi, Lombok
Amid the lush, tropical rainforest surrounding The Oberoi, Lombok, steal away with your future betrothed and explore the island in romantic secrecy. When you've reached a spot where all you can hear is the soft splashing of rain on the palms overhead, it is time to ask the question you've both been waiting for, then retreat to your private thatched-roof villa.
Yell it From the Mountaintops
Wildflower Hall, Shimla in the Himalayas
Set in the majestic Himalayas, the fairytale Wildflower Hall, Shimla in the Himalayas was once the home of Viceroy Lord Kitchener and provides guests with an exclusive and invigorating dose of mountain air. Stroll through the fragrant pine forests and make your way to the peak, where you can survey the mountain range and feel truly at peace. As you stand at the top of the world, the perfect proposal begins.
The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra
The English poet, Sir Edwin Arnold, described the Taj Mahal as “Not a piece of architecture, as other buildings are, but the proud passions of an emperor's love wrought in living stones.” At The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, guests can book a private dinner on a balcony with the silhouette of the Taj Mahal in the distance. Pop the question in front of one of the Wonders of the World, a monument illustrating the ultimate love story.
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