The theme is Mughal India and Julian has left nothing to chance. An ice lady in an ice saree greets you with a namaste as you enter. Motifs from Mughal architecture form design elements. In case you have missed the point, Indian national bird, the peacock, occupies pride of place behind the ice bar counter. Not enough? Ok, turn around and an ice tigress with frozen cubs greets you. The Taj Mahal is sculpted in ice on one wall. Though 21 Fahrenheit in Mumbai is really the first ice bar of the country, Ice Lounge takes the lead in introducing ice sculpture to India and being the first in Delhi.
An exquisite eco friendly jungle getaway in the heart of Wyanad in north western Kerala India . Wrapped in the lush embrace of a tropical rainforest, you will dwell in perfect harmony with nature, pristine and waiting to be explored. Allow yourself to be seduced by the orchestration of delicate, subtle sounds accompanying the theatre of nature . Quietly elegant and exclusive, the Vythri Resort is a state of mind with breathtaking views.
Surya Samudra Retreats at the South Indian Malabar coastal shore, Kovalam - in Kerala is all about an unhurried and luxurious vacation in perfect harmony with nature. Each property is set in a world of its own, away from the dizzying crowds and yet alive with the rich and vibrant culture of the region.Surya Samudra Kovalam is their first Private Retreat. From here, over the next couple of years, they are going to follow the trail of nature to set up more extraordinary properties in South and West India at Kumarakom, Wynad, Puducherry, Chikmagalur, and Goa.
The Kumarakom Lake Resort is a hamlet that nestles by the breathtaking Vembanad Lake is very well known for its kerala style architecture and is rated as one of the best backwater resorts in the world .It is a conglomerate of traditional manas – Kerala homes of the 16th century- which were carefully dismantled and put together to with out disturbing its original character.
The architecture is strictly traditional with everything from the reception area to the cottages designed in traditional Kerala style. Even the restaurant is built like an 'ettukettu', meaning an eight-sided mansion.