The Oberoi Amarvilas


An idyllic retreat in Agra

The Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra is a mere 600 meters from the iconic Taj Mahal. This five-star hotel embraces the opulence of Mughal palaces with magnificent fountains, terraced lawns, serene reflection pools, and elegant pavilions.

Every room and suite provides unparalleled views of the Taj Mahal, allowing you to savour its beauty from the moment you wake. As you would expect from the Oberoi, the team at Amarvilas takes pride in delivering highly personalised and warm hospitality, ensuring that your stay feels special.

For honeymoons or special celebrations, we can arrange private dining experiences set against the backdrop of the Taj Mahal. The excellent spa also has breathtaking views of this architectural marvel.

There really is no better location from which to explore Agra, a city boasting three UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Oberoi Amarvilas is an idyllic retreat that allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural grandeur of this Mughal capital.


At a glance

  • 102 rooms

  • Swimming Pool

  • 600m from the Taj Mahal

  • Wellness services

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    Private Dining

    Try a candlelit dinner on your private balcony or in the grounds of the hotel, with the majestic silhouette of the Taj Mahal as your backdrop. Your personal butler will attend to your every need, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience.

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    Private Guide in Agra

    Explore the treasures of Agra with one of our knowledgeable guides. Start at Agra Fort, where the imprisoned Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan left his mark. Next, discover the "Baby Taj" - the Tomb of Itimad ud Daulah, a beautiful marble mausoleum representing a silver jewel box. Finally, immerse yourself in the unmatched beauty of the Taj Mahal.

Community & culture

The Oberoi Group partnered with SOS Children's Villages in 2014 to support the education and well-being of underprivileged children. SOS Children's Villages provide family-based care for parentless, homeless, or abandoned children, offering a safe and nurturing environment with access to education, healthcare, and nutrition.

The Oberoi Group supports 210 children in SOS Children's Villages across major Indian cities and sponsors higher education for 61 youths. The partnership is distinguished by active employee engagement, as team members from Oberoi Group hotels and business units drive various learning, fun, and games initiatives for the children.

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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