Slated to open in December 2026, The Leela Sikkim is set amid the Himalayas
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts has signed a management agreement for a 140-room hotel in Ranka in Sikkim, marking the brand’s first foray into northeast India.
Owned by the SIBIN Group, Leela Sikkim is located on a 17-acre plot overlooking the Gangtok Hill.
Commenting on the announcement, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts chief executive officer Anuraag Bhatnagar said: “Sikkim remains a pristine destination with the right blend of urbanisation, rich cultural heritage and unexplored natural beauty. This expansion is in lockstep with the growing demand from the discerning global leisure traveller to experience meaningful and transformative journeys that are an authentic expression of a region’s natural beauty, heritage, cuisine and culture.”
The Leela Sikkim will offer a range of leisure and wellness facilities and feature 35 independent luxury villas including 20 wellness villas, 13 twin villas, a six-room double-storey villa and 88 luxury rooms in a hotel block.
Guests will also have a range of dining options to choose from including an all-day dining restaurant, a speciality restaurant, a wellness restaurant and a lounge bar.
For more information, visit www.theleela.com