Lal Mahal

The Mardana rooms are built around a spacious garden court ringed on three sides by spectacular arcade halls. These had never been completed and large rocks had to be hand-chiselled to create linear living spaces. The thick walls were pierced to make balconies with views of the countryside. Each room has two or three square rooms linked with wide arches and the facilities are discreetly tucked within.

The Lal Mahal suite is a tribute to Anita and Simran Lal, creators of Good Earth, who helped urban India redefine its own aesthetic with a proud Indian accent. It comprises three ‘square’ domed spaces linked with two wide arches. It has two bathrooms with a balcony each to sun yourself.