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Orange County, HampiA modern-day palace near Karnataka’s UNESCO...

Orange County, Hampi

A modern-day palace near Karnataka’s UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hampi, this resort pays homage to the Vijayanagara Empire with beautifully ornate archways, majestic Jacuzzis, and Ayurvedic wellness therapies.

Built in a stately Indo-Islamic style, Orange County, Hampi houses 46 rooms soaked in royal history, a fabulous spa, and two architecturally striking restaurants serving everything, from traditional Indian fare to global cuisines.

The suites are enormous, with lavish canopied beds, in-room whirlpools, and imperial burgundy accents. The regal atmosphere is enhanced by elegant period style furnishings and vibrant local art.

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