Residing in the historically and artistically rich town of Churu, Malji Ka Kamra is a 100-year-old haveli (mansion) that has been charmingly restored with modern amenities. It was originally used as a guest house for the King of Bikaner, created by Malji Kothari, and was an entertainment house for visiting dignitaries and artists. The haveli is an architectural wonder with a gorgeous turquoise blue structure, akin to a wedding cake, framing the exterior. Delightful fresco paintings of Shekhawati, Italian art influences, European pillared architecture and arches typical of the Mughal era form a part of the interiors.
Located in Pushkar, Rajasthan, this amazing property is spread over fifteen acres. It was initially built as a stopover for the Kochar family en route their wilderness expeditions, and was eventually refurbished into a resort, while maintaining the authenticity of Rajasthani culture. The property is perfect for slow living, surrounded by lush green landscapers and fruit orchards. It is considered to be a melting pot of relaxation and seclusion amongst nature, while having all the necessary amenities for a luxurious stay. It is also close to the bustling city of Ajmer. The perfect view of the Aravallis heightens the overall bespoke experience.
Initially crafted as a hunting lodge for the Royal Family of Rajasthan, the Lakshman Sagar resort oozes of traditional architecture and design. It is located at the fringe of the Badlands of India, and although the décor and hospitality is similar to that of a hunting lodge, they have adopted a conversationalist view of the surroundings. The lodge was built in the 19th century by the then Thakur of Raipur, Lakshman Singh Ji as an abode for noble guests during their visits. Lakshman Sagar is a continuation of the hospitality traditions initiated by the House of Raipur with a sustainable view of the heritage and environment.
Ajit Bhawan is one of India’s first heritage hotels. This magnificent palace was formerly a royal retreat to Jodhpur’s erstwhile Maharaja’s younger brother, Major General Maharaj Dhiraj Sir Ajit Singh Ji. Nestled in the heart of the Blue City, Ajit Bhawan is the most accessible 5-star hotel in Jodhpur. Effortlessly combining heritage and aristocracy with avant-garde amenities, Ajit Bhawan is a true testament to Rajasthan’s royal heritage.
Ajit Bhawan is one of India’s first heritage hotels. This magnificent palace was formerly a royal retreat to Jodhpur’s erstwhile Maharaja’s younger brother, Major General Maharaj Dhiraj Sir Ajit Singh Ji. Nestled in the heart of the Blue City, Ajit Bhawan is the most accessible 5-star hotel in Jodhpur. Effortlessly combining heritage and aristocracy with avant-garde amenities, Ajit Bhawan is a true testament to Rajasthan’s royal heritage.
The Serai Kabini is inspired by and located next to the Kabini River in southern India and was built in March 2011.The Kabini is home to Asia’s largest herd of elephants and more than 300 species of birds.Guests can trek into the evergreen forests or relax by the river at the waterfront verandahs. There are 20 rooms at The Serai Kabini including 11 Waterfront Villas, eight Waterfront Verandahs and one Residence.
Inspired by the jungle and perfect for nature lovers, the Serai Bandipur sits on the edge of Bandipur National Park in the southern Indian state of Karnataka. The resort reserves half its land for the wild and has planted more than 100 different species of trees across the 19-acre property, which has an elevated swimming pool, a restaurant, bar and a range of accommodation.
The Serai Chikmagalur is inspired by coffee and was built in 2008. Located in the city of Chikmagalur in Karnataka, at the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range, this southern region of India is famous for its lush green forests and tall mountains.Chikmagalur is also home to the very first coffee plantations in India.
Located in Tanjavur, Tamil Nadu, Svatma is an eclectic heritage hotel that completely embraces the Tamil culture. The translation of Svatma is “one’s own soul” and the hotel’s vision perfectly compliments the name. Located in a cultural haven, the city of Tanjore, Svatma offers an enchanting, memorable experience. The owners have a deep-rooted knowledge about Tamilian culture. The ancient, South-Indian culture, revolves around Indian classical dance, spirituality, unique architecture and a mouth-watering cuisine.