Vanya Vilas Resort
The first luxury jungle resort in India, Vanyavilās is located in Ranthambhore - Sawai Madhopur, in Rajasthan province in northwest India. The resort is 180 kms. from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. It is well connected by rail and road to Jaipur and the metropolitan cities of Mumbai and Delhi. It is situated adjacent to the famous Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. The Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve is recognized for its variety of wildlife.
The luxury resort is set over 20 acres of land, which has over 1500 trees, which includes orchards of mango, lemon, guava and Indian gooseberry. There are pathways throughout the property with bridges crossing an 850ft. long water-body with lotuses and colorful fish. Vanyavilās is the first luxury jungle resort in India and it consists of 25 luxury air-conditioned tents with their own private walled garden located discreetly so as to ensure maximum privacy. From virtually all tents, views of the nearby hills are afforded. The observation tower at the far end of the property provides a marvelous view of the entire area.
Accommodation Facilities : Vanyavilās - An Oberoi Resort has 25 luxury tents spread over 20 acres of land. Each air-conditioned tent has an area of 790 square feet. The tents are spacious with beautifully appointed interiors with polished wood flooring. It has large well-appointed marble bathrooms with freestanding bathtubs, separate shower stalls and double vanity counters. The tents are surrounded by their own private walled garden with a private deck for sunbathing.
Other Services & Facilities :
- Assistance on arrival and departure
- Complimentary railway station transfers with cold towels and mineral water
- In room check-in
- Car parking
- Foreign currency exchange
- All major credit cards accepted
- Luggage storeroom
- Travel arrangement through concierge
- Railway and airline ticketing
- 24 hour internet access
- Dry cleaning / Laundry service
- Express laundry (1 hour)
- Baby-sitting service
- Complimentary shoeshine
- Conference room
- Medical Service (on call)
How to get There : Located adjacent to the dining tent is the Lounge Tent. This is furnished with banquettes, reading tables and chairs. The library provides a wide collection of coffee-table books on the national park, the tigers, the history and culture of Rajasthan, as well as on other aspects of Indian culture and history. Also on offer is a selection of novels, magazines and board games. A small range of local handicrafts, fabrics and sundries are available for purchase.
By Air : The nearest airport is at Jaipur, which is 180 km away.
By Rail: Sawai Madhopur is easily accessible by rail from Jaipur and other metropolitan cities like Delhi and Mumbai. Complimentary private transfers can be arranged from the Sawai Madhopur railway station to the resort. The drive takes about 15 minutes.
By Road: The resort can be accessed by road from Jaipur, Delhi and Agra.