Five Reasons Why The Gateway Resort, Damdama Lake, Gurugram Is An Ultimate Luxury Getaway

Who doesn’t love luxury vacations? Well, I wouldn’t even pretend otherwise, because I DO! And when you work very hard for months at end, you deserve a good break at the end of it. Sometimes the break involves adventure and sometimes luxury. A luxury vacation in my case is more a staycation where I check-in and do nothing, leave it to the hotel staff to pamper me.

A couple of months ago, I got a chance to spend a weekend at The Gateway Resort, Damdama Lake, Gurugram. Try to the Taj Group’s tradition, the property is huge and a luxury resort in true sense. I’d come back with  major hangover of the luxury experience and look forward to stay there again, some time soon.

If you ask me, The Gateway Resort, Damdama Lake, Gurugram is an ultimate luxury getaway. Let me explain why!

The Property

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True to the role of a resort, this property is spread across 20 acres of land and houses luxurious rooms, pay areas for children and adults, large swimming pools, a golf course and a spa. The lobby itself is so impressive that I was floored even before I saw the rest of the property. Glass walls which looked at greenery on all its sides, the reception had completely different looks in the daytime and at night. Though it had not rained that day, I wish it had. The amount of nature and greenery there is inside the property, it would have been a divine feeling to experience amidst rainfall!

The Rooms

The rooms were in a few steps away from the main building which housed the lobby, the conference rooms, the bar and the restaurants. We were put up in the two-floor cottages, my room was on the top floor. Though it was in the middle of July, Gurugram was boiling. I won’t say much, take a look at my room and imagine chilling here.

 The Pool

Do I need to convince you or you will just look at the picture below? I didn’t get time to take a dip in the pool but the place was full at all times and one could really see people of all age groups enjoying there. The best thing was, soaking in the pool, right in the lap of nature.

The Restaurants

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The restaurants at Taj Damdama are innovative and styled to fit the patrons’ needs.

Multi-cuisine restaurant BUZZ is open from breakfast till dinner and serves a wide range of really sumptuous and exciting foods in buffet as well as a-la-carte.

Oriental restaurant SIAN is open for lunch as well as dinner and brings to you, never-tasted-before flavours of China and boasts of 38 covers.

SWIRL is the eclectic in-house bar which brings to you a jaw dropping collection of fine drinks and finger foods.

 The Food

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Be it Indian, Continental, or Oriental – both the restaurants here will leave you satisfied and purring (if I may add) after every meal.

See this picture of gulabjamun, below? Yes, that’s a gulabjamun, split in half and that’s yummmmmy filling inside, was served to me in the room post dinner. Sigh, yes, yumm! *dreamy eyes*.

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Samarpita Mukherjee Sharma

Samarpita eats, sleeps and breathes content and her life revolves around words. She curates contents for many brands, of which The India Diaries happens to be the closest to the heart. An economist by education and a wordsmith by passion, she chose the life of a digital nomad after quitting full time journalism few years ago. A multi-tasker, this ex-journalist freelances as a content creator-cum-curator, manuscript editor, travel writer and social media manager.

11 thoughts on “Five Reasons Why The Gateway Resort, Damdama Lake, Gurugram Is An Ultimate Luxury Getaway

  • September 22, 2017 at 11:58 am
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    Nice one Samarpita. I agree with you in the context that it is necessary to take break after a hard work that rejuvenates you!! Very nice of describing the stay and the blending of lovely pictures are just great. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  • September 22, 2017 at 3:04 pm
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    This is awesome. I liked the dining area. It is so different and attractive.

  • September 22, 2017 at 4:55 pm
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    You’ve got some great pictures on this post. It was a truly gorgeous place…no doubt 🙂

  • September 23, 2017 at 4:53 am
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    Taj DamDama at Gurugram looks gorgeous .Loved the nature views and the gulabjamun too.

  • September 23, 2017 at 12:05 pm
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    Wow. Looks lovely. Planning to visit Delhi next month. Perhaps can visit here for a day/night.

  • September 23, 2017 at 12:36 pm
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    Totally agree Sam. It is a luxury resort worth spending some weekends at.Nice post.

  • September 25, 2017 at 4:47 am
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    The pool & food looks so inviting! Seems like a chilled out place.

  • September 25, 2017 at 10:18 am
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    It’s property of TAJ and they never fail to deliver .. The pool looks like party of a grand beach 🙂

  • September 25, 2017 at 1:01 pm
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    This looks like a perfect escapade from chaos of city for a silent and peaceful getaway.

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