Amarya Shamiyana, Asvem: Shamiyanas were the tents traditionally used by the Moghul and Rajput courts. This beachside hotel's four tented suites live up to the name, offering a touch of royal splendour with plenty of contemporary comforts. The tents also come with en-suite bathrooms and Wi-Fi. Amarya Shamiyana, Asvem Beach, Mandrem (00 91 114 175 9267; amaryagroup.com). Doubles start at Rs6,160 (£87), room only.