The Exotic Vacation Destinations Of Indian Billionaires

Adi Godrej

India’s jet set regularly fly off to exotic destinations when they need a break.

Here are some holiday destinations India’s billionaires jet off to, when they want a little R&R.

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This post originally appeared at Luxpresso.

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content=”Billionaire Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya is known for his flamboyant lifestyle.

His love for yachts is wellknown. That’s probably why he, and his mega yacht Indian Empress, are seen in the French Riviera, especially when the F1 race hits Monaco.

Mallya even owns the Sainte-Marguerite island, nearby.”
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content=”One holiday destination RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani has gone back to is Kruger National Park in South Africa.

The entire Ambani family had vacationed there in 2000, and the brothers have also vacationed there together in 2010.

Luxury holiday packages at Kruger National Park include living like Ernest Hemmingway in a luxury tent or even putting up at a private lodge, complete with private Jacuzzi.”
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content=”When you are the chairman of as huge a group as the Aditya Birla Group, a mini vacation every year is very necessary.

Every year, Kumar Birla is known to take a 10-day holiday to either London, or St Moritz in Switzerland.”
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content=”Steel magnate Laxmi Mittal has several homes in the UK, India, and elsewhere.

One of these homes is a luxurious chalet in glitzy St Moritz, Switzerland. St Moritz has what is called the ‘Champagne Climate’ because of its dry air and because the sun shines on average 322 days a year.

This Alpine getaway is the favourite spot of the royals and the Russian nouveau riche.”
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content=”The brothers, who own Essar Group, regularly travel to the south of France for the weekend.

Besides owning homes in cities like Mumbai and London, they also own a farm in Gujarat, from where Shashi Ruia is known to favour prawns, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
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content=”Chairman of the Godrej Group, Adi Godrej is particular about two things — his workouts and also his vacation destinations.

Godrej’s two favourite holiday destinations are the South Africa’s Singita Lodge game park, and Italy’s breath-taking Amalfi coast.”
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content=”St Moritz is not only one of the best Swiss ski resorts, but also a favourite of the world’s rich and famous.

Along with Lakshmi Mittal and Kumar Birla, Rahul Bajaj, of Bajaj Auto, also jets of to beautiful St Moritz to relax. Interlaken comes a close second.”
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content=”Head of the Raymond Group, Vijaypat Singhania, regularly prefers city holidays — London being one of his favourites.”
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