Luxury Experiences that Define Life At Its Finest

By Team Marwar April 26, 2024

cruise time

Costa Cruises celebrated its 75-year milestone with the arrival of Costa Serena on the shores of Indian waters. The Italian flagged ship positioned in Asia from November ’23 to January ’24, offers 23 cruises of 2-5 days itineraries from Mumbai to Cochin, Goa and the beautiful Lakshadweep islands. Costa Serena has 1500 cabins, 505 of which have private balconies, and 14 passenger decks.

On board Indian guests can enjoy a range of international-style holiday experiences, enriched with the warm Italian hospitality and Indian customisation. They can choose from a wellness centre and a gym with a sea view, a beauty salon, a theatre, restaurants serving serving Indian and international cuisine, bars, swimming pools, shopping area, and a kid’ club for children and teenagers.

meet & greet

Meanwhile, Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection organised an exclusive event in Mumbai to promote the epitome of luxury to the growing MICE and wedding traveller market from India. The event was aimed to strengthen ties with the Indian travel trade and lifestyle industry by showcasing unmatched luxury and experiences.

habtoor palace goes festive

The Winter Garden at Habtoor Palace Dubai intrigues visitors with its charming winter market held from November 23 to January 24. Saeid Heidari, General Manager, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, says, “This year, we have curated an even more immersive experience, combining culinary delights, family-friendly entertainment, and the spirit of the season to create unforgettable memories for our guests.” Get ready to relish your meals at picnic-style tables decorated with twinkling fairy lights and live entertainment at this winter paradise.

the return of suite 1755

Suite 1755, a bespoke lounge for connoisseurs, watch enthusiasts, and kindred spirits is back in Dubai. Designed with Danah Almohaisin, the refined aesthetic of the new suite harmonises with Vacheron Constantin’s heritage and the cultural diversity of Dubai. “We are thrilled to bring Suite 1755 back to Dubai, where we embrace the spirit of the region and the quest for excellence,” said Christophe Ramel, MD, Vacheron Constantin.

royal camping

Kanak Jaisalmer, a boutique camping establishment nestled in Thar Desert, offers a sustainable desert experience with lavish accommodations and curated activities. Head there to experience the opulence of royal fineries and relish a sophisticated blend of grandeur and ecology in the heart of the desert, while enjoying modern amenities in a camping setting. With the sun setting over the desert horizon, the enchanting estate will come alive with the allure of traditional folk dance and regional music performances, leaving an indelible imprint on your heart and soul.

design with luxury

Glenmorangie, from the house of Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, enters the living room of the luxury seeking Indian consumer. In an exclusive collaboration with globally acclaimed designers Shivan and Narresh, Single Malt Scotch Whisky brand introduces Delicious Living, a limited edition collection of artisanal couches that transcend the boundaries of conventional luxury and redefines the art of living.

an experience of culture & cuisine

One8 Commune, a swish restobar tucked in the quaint bungalow of legendary singer Kishore Kumar in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai, offers a fabulous experience. Step into this swanky fine dining, owned by celebrated cricketer Virat Kohli, for a dose of warmth and an out-of-the-world experience. What sets it apart is the rustic and bohemian setting enhanced with an imposing wooden entrance, sepia-toned pictures, jute lamps and wooden accents—all of which lend a European vibe to the ambience.

One8 Commune goes by the cricketer’s journey of exploring new places, endless stories and the experiences of different cultures and cuisines. The chefs take you on an immersive journey of artisanal flavours with an interesting combination of Asian, Mediterranean, and European cuisines.

The highlights of this eatery are its refreshing cocktails, enticing appetisers and sinful desserts. Try their lavender gimlet cocktail, mushroom googly dimsums, semolina crusted Goan fish fry and Cajun herb spiced chicken. The King Kohli dessert is absolutely smashing and a clear winner on the menu. Overall, the restaurat strives to offer the best to food enthusiasts. Do reserve your table in advance to avoid waiting, especially on weekends.