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Why we like it
- All havelis and pavilions have private outdoor areas, from patios to courtyards
- Amanbagh is a verdant oasis of mature palm, fruit and eucalyptus trees lying within a walled compound once the staging area for royal hunts
- The restaurant serves seasonal Indian and Western food, whilst the Library Terrace is ideal for informal dinners
- In the Spa, a team of highly-skilled therapists provide a range of healing therapies as well as facials, massages, scrubs and traditional henna art
- The Swimming Pool is at the centre of the resort's gardens and measures 33m by 12m. Light meals, snacks and drinks are available poolside throughout the day
- Other facilities include a Salon Bar, a roof terrace for sweeping views, a library and a boutique
Take one of the village tours to experience rural Rajasthan life.
We were delighted with Lynne Cooke. She was efficient, friendly and mostly took note of what we wanted and did her best to accommodate our request. She always replied to all our emails and phone calls promptly.
- KB, London
The resort's Haveli Suites and Pool Pavilions provide a tranquil base from which to explore the rich heritage of Rajasthan, India's dramatic frontier region. All are wonderfully grand and beautifully appointed - a highlight being the large bathtubs carved from Udaipur green marble.
This resort is very much a modern day 'Mughal Palace', conceived in the present, but paying homage to the architecture and design of India's golden age.
Best time to be there
From October to March the weather is refreshingly cool with minimal rainfall in most places. India's main festivals also take place during this time, such as the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, the Republic Day of India and Holi, the festival of colours.
8 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +5 1/2 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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