Spread in a span of twenty acres, the Oberoi Vanyavilas is one of the most exotic places to stay at, in Ranthambore. The Oberoi Hotels and Resorts group is known for its five star extravagances, they have outdone themselves with this locale, with it being one of the most elegant places in the area. Situated at a ten minute distance from the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, this luxury jungle resort features a spa, a huge outdoor pool, which has heated water in winters, and even a fitness arena. From lush gardens to torch lit walking trails, staying at The Oberoi Vanyavilas is an experience in its own.
The architecture of the Oberoi Vanyavilas’ Spa resembles a Rajasthani Haveli, with a magnificent courtyard in its heart. Illuminated by the sun during the day, this lavish place offers some signature treatments and services. Overlooking the vast lily pond, each suite at the spa is limited to two massage beds, a shower, a steam room and a standalone tub, along with a private terrace, for an exclusive and undisturbed experience. There are even private yoga sessions offered, in small groups, to get the guests relaxed, on the grounds. If the guests at any point wish to celebrate any joyous occasion like that of an engagement or wedding anniversary, they have various outdoor locations for exclusive use. Their lily pond-side amphitheater and stage is spectacular, while the mango groves being intimate and discreet. They have various presentation rooms which hosts natural history sessions every evening, and can be converted into a smart, chic conference hall for up to seventy people, making any professional gathering well managed.
The resort’s twenty acres cover lavish, landscaped gardens, and offers a rich variety of biodiversity. Be it exotic birds, or exotic plants, it is surprisingly easy to witness either of these. The resort alone plays an abode to about eighty species of birds, and a hundred species of plants. A guided wildlife tour with a horticulturist is available for those who have a curious mind and want to learn more about the biodiversity. It also includes a visit to the in house kitchen garden, from where the everyday menu comes. Moreover, the observation tower’s rooftop offers a panoramic and aesthetic view of the neighboring forest, along with sightings of wildlife at the close by watering hole.
Apart from being a luxury resort, the Oberoi Vanyavilas is also home to several local artifacts, including paintings, gold leaf murals, ancient relics, paintings made from vegetable dyes, and charcoal. There’s a weekly display, where the guests can have a look at these master pieces made by the local artists, mingle with professionals, and even try a hand at the same. There is also an interactive historical session hosted at the resort, where the guests can get to know about Ranthambore tigers, along with other features, while enjoying a beverage, and summing up the session with an interaction with the historian.
Moreover, there is a luxury tent facility available for those with an adventurous spirit. These luxury tent offer a four poster bed and a standalone bath, and are bound to transport the guests back in time when the royals would rest overnight under such magnificent shelters, under the blanket of stars, in the vast Rajasthan deserts.
The luxury restaurant offers a wide range of dishes, with a daily changing menu. The main restaurant serves several authentic Rajasthani dishes, other Indian, pan-Indian and continental cuisines- like Thai cuisine. With the scrumptious food, bonfires in winters, and all year round live folk music performances are complimentary. Apart from the restaurant, two exclusive bars are also housed for the guests in the Vanyavilas.
Each room available for the guests is fully air conditioned, and comes furnished with a four poster bed, wooden flooring, and an en-suite bathroom, which includes a bathtub, along with a television, DVD player, as well as a personal safe for valuables. A well maintained billiards room is also present in the premises for a recreational time. Additionally, there is a daily maid service provided, including laundry, and housekeeping services. For the guests benefit, there is free Wi-Fi available throughout the grounds.
Along with these alluring features, The Oberoi Vanyavilas also features free parking, car rentals and valet services. For those guests who visit with small children, babysitting services are available. There are barber and beauty salon also included, along with a well-stocked gift shop, for beautiful mementos to take from a memorable and luxurious trip.
The Oberoi also offers an exclusive jungle drive in the Oberoi Exclusive Gypsy, and claims an impressive sighting of an average of ten tiger sightings on a full day safari, out the estimated eighty Royal Bengal Tigers in the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. A half day safari can give a glimpse of an average of five tigers. This is more, or less, the definition of a successful safari at Ranthambore.
Additionally, there are several exclusive privileges available for those who book in advance, along with various hotel offers like discounts. The Oberoi Vanyavilas is located about eleven kilometers from the Jogi Mahal and 12 kilometres from the Ranthambore fort. Barely a 3 hour drive from the Jaipur Airport, the Oberoi Vanyavilas is one of the best places, undoubtedly, to stay in, in Ranthambore, as well as Sawai Modhopur.
That's all you need to know about The oberoi vanyavilas, ranthambore, if you're planning a trip to see the majestic tigers. Book in advance at this award winning resort, to avail exclusive offers!
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