Located amidst the natural beauty of the wilderness, the Oberoi Vanyavilas is a luxury jungle resort located at the periphery of the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. It is the first of its kind in India. The tents, restaurants, etc occupy about 5% of the site, preserving its natural beauty and wildlife.
The Ranthambore National Park, one of the biggest in Northern India, is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of south eastern Rajasthan, 130km from Jaipur. It was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the government of India and then in 1973 came under the Project Tiger as a Tiger Reserve. Formerly the hunting grounds of the maharajas of Jaipur, today it is a tourist wildlife attraction. It is best known for its tigers. It is also a heritage spot with many picturesque ruins spread out over the park. A trip to this reserve combines relaxation as well as exploration of its fascinating wildlife, birdlife and cultural heritage.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas offers the perfect opportunity to do so while surrounded by the utmost luxury and comfort. The setting is picture perfect, elaborate tents set up over the property with spacious bathrooms and private gardens. Sun drenched private decks look out over a sparkling water body. This seat of opulence is set up amidst the contrast of the ruggedness of the surrounding jungle.
The resort consists of 25 air conditioned guestrooms with attached, spacious bathrooms and patios. A mini-bar is attached to each room along with its own CD player to set the perfect mood with some music. A restaurant serves delicious lunch and dinner and a bar/ lounge is open for drinks. The resort also offers an outdoor pool where you can relax after a morning game drive. Meals are also served by the pool in keeping with the relaxing atmosphere. One of the biggest attractions here is the full service spa. Instruction in yoga is also offered to the guests. A gym or fitness room and a steam room complete the picture. Additional amenities like a library, game room and a concierge desk are also available. Guests also have access to internet and voicemail.The resort is designed to offer relaxation after a day spent in the wild on a game drive.
The tents are situated far enough away from each other to ensure privacy of the guests. From the minute you step in to the resort till the time you check out, the staff discreetly ensures your comfort. Everyone from the gardener to the general manager is hospitable and friendly. The food is also excellent; with the chef interacting with all the guests personally to make sure that the food is to their taste. The hotel also offers packed sandwiches in the morning for the game drive.
All in all, this 5-star hotel has been designed keeping in mind every detail for the comfort of its guests, along with an efficient and courteous staff. It offers the perfect opportunity and setting to be close to Mother Nature without compromising luxury and comfort.