Ranthambore National Park, India
The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort offers 5-star tented accommodations inspired by the opulent caravans of India's royal families. Located just outside Ranthambore National Park, one of India’s largest and most renowned nature reserves, the hotel provides a luxurious retreat in a tranquil setting of manicured gardens surrounded by forest and grasslands that are the domain of the Bengal tiger. After a day in the jungle, relax and refresh in an atmosphere that evokes a bygone era, complete with butler service to your room.
Each spacious tent has a canvas-shaded veranda with reclining lounge chairs that overlook your own private garden. Furnishings include a canopied king size bed, teak wood floors, a large writing desk and oversized armchair. A triple-canopied roof provides heat resistance, along with individually controlled air conditioning in each tent. A canvas-shaded porch has plush loungers that provide rest from from the midday heat. En suite bathrooms feature a freestanding clawfoot bathtub, separate high-pressure shower and eco-conscious low-water toilets. Rooms include electronic safe, high-speed internet, TV and iPod docking station. The fine dining restaurant serves authentic Rajasthani specialties and international cuisine, with the option to dine outdoors or inside under glittering chandeliers and surrounded by paintings of the Ranthambore landscape and wildlife. The bar, replete with colonial ambience, invites you to sit down with a single malt, cognac, cocktail or glass of fine wine, perhaps over a game of chess or backgammon, or one of the leatherbound classic books on the shelves. During a safari break, take a dip in the refreshing pool, or enjoy a custom spa treatment overlooking the lily pond.