Amanbagh is a tranquil retreat in Rajasthan's dramatic landscape that combines peace and serenity with gardens. The resort was once the staging area for the Maharajah of Alwar's royal hunts, evoking the palatial grandeur of the Mughal era with its 22 Haveli Suites and 15 Pool Pavilions. Guests can experience Indian and Western cuisines at the restaurant, located on the ground floor overlooking a terrace garden, or enjoy informal dining on Library Terrace, which offers reference books about India's history, arts, and culture.
Amanbagh is a tranquil retreat in Rajasthan's dramatic landscape that combines peace and serenity with gardens. The resort was once the staging area for the Maharajah of Alwar's royal hunts, evoking the palatial grandeur of the Mughal era with its 22 Haveli Suites and 15 Pool Pavilions. Guests can experience Indian and Western cuisines at the restaurant, located on the ground floor overlooking a terrace garden, or enjoy informal dining on Library Terrace, which offers reference books about India's history, arts, and culture. Those looking to dine alfresco can go up the rooftop for sweeping views over rolling hills. The 33-meter swimming pool and 12-meter wading pool are heated during cooler months to provide guests with a full day of relaxation complemented by light snacks and drinks available poolside. Spa treatments based on India's ancient healing principles as well as wellness immersions are also offered at Amanbagh. Excursions to nearby cultural sites such as Ajabgarh Fort and Baba Kapoor Shah Mosque are available for guest exploration.
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Located at the foot of the Aravalli hills in Rajasthan, Northwest India, Amanbagh is just 90 kilometers from Jaipur and 140 kilometers from Sawai Madhopur, where its sister property Aman-i-Khàs is located. To get there, visitors can take a flight to Delhi, Mumbai, or Jaipur before making the two-hour journey by car - though those traveling from Delhi can also opt for a private train or helicopter (the property has its own heliport). Flights from New Delhi to Jaipur take between 45 and 60 minutes, while flights from Mumbai to Jaipur take around an hour and 40 minutes. Once there, guests will find themselves in a modern-day Mughal palace carved out of local pink marble and sandstone with scalloped arches and cupolas paying homage to India's golden age. The lush compound is surrounded by mature palm, fruit, and eucalyptus trees that provide cool shade for the emerald-green pool. Beyond this oasis lies welcoming villages, majestic forts, and ruins, as well as Sariska National Park - where tigers still roam free - all ready to be explored.
Immerse yourself in the grandeur of ancient Indian royalty with accommodations at Amanbagh. Suites and Pavilions are adorned with vaulted entrances, domed ceilings, and scalloped windows, as well as intricate lattice screens and green Udaipur marble for a truly regal feel. For utmost luxury, opt for the Courtyard Haveli Suite located on the ground floor, near the main pool, for an enjoyable outdoor dining experience. Enjoy the Garden Haveli Suite nearby the pool featuring views of the garden with a private terrace and courtyard to dine outdoors. To take in spectacular sights from your room, choose the Terrace Haveli Suite boasting an upper-floor location with a separate dressing area and a large terrace with outdoor dining. Finally, enjoy a luxurious stay in the Pool Pavilion featuring a private nine-meter pool, covered outdoor dining area, spacious separate dressing area with twin walk-in wardrobes, and ensuite bathroom with shower and W.C.
At Amanbagh, guests can enjoy a delightful dining experience no matter what the occasion. In the restaurant, guests can be welcomed into an elegant and majestic space with soaring ceilings and colonnades overlooking a picturesque tree-shaded pool. The seasonal menus highlight delectable produce from Amanbagh's two-acre organic garden, with traditional Rajasthani dishes combined with the chef's favorite recipes from across India - all customizable for individual preference.
The Library Terrace offers informal dining upstairs in the main building, cooled by a pleasant breeze during hotter months. This venue is perfect for small groups or romantic dinners for two as they dine off a set menu or choose from the restaurant selection.
For relaxed drinks and light snacks, visit the Lounge Bar - located conveniently opposite the restaurant. Finally, at the rooftop, you can take in sweeping views of the canopy while enjoying a private dinner party in a space that accommodates up to 20 people.
Spa and Amenities
At Amanbagh, guests can find a variety of on-site facilities to make their stay enjoyable. The library has a range of reference books on Indian history, arts and culture, novels, magazines, newspapers, and audio CDs. The boutique stocks regional silverware, jewelry, and fashion items. For relaxation and fitness, there are two swimming pools and a spa offering facials, massage, henna art, and Ayurvedic therapies, as well as Wellness Immersions for up to 21 nights. Guests can practice yoga or meditation on the grounds or take a trip into the scenic countryside nearby. A handcrafted croquet set is also available for use in the garden around the 33-meter pool, which has a 12-meter wading pool next to it, alongside drinks and snacks near the poolside throughout the day.
From cow dust tours and camel rides to wild safaris and trips to Jaipur, Amanbagh offers a variety of exciting activities and excursions. Get up close with local village life on the cow dust tour, where guests will be welcomed with chai in villagers' homes, or explore nearby ancient sites like the forts of Ajabgarh and Pratapgarh. Go for a hike to Somsagar Lake, Neelkanth, and Narayani Mata, or take a camel ride through the countryside around Amanbagh. You can also take an early-morning or afternoon safari at Sariska National Park to spot tigers in the wild or do some bird watching at Somsagar Lake or Mansarovar Lake. Enjoy an elephant safari at Dera Amer before heading out to Jaipur for a guided bespoke day trip tailored to your needs. Explore boutiques, bazaars, and the Pink City's greatest sights!
Rajasthan is a vibrant state in India filled with culture, tradition, and beauty. The cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, and Jaisalmer are especially known for their stunning architecture and colorful markets. There are countless attractions in the state, such as forts and palaces, wildlife sanctuaries, deserts, hills, lakes, and rivers. In addition to sightseeing opportunities, visitors can enjoy world-class cuisines such as Dal Bati Churma or Laal Maans. Whether you're strolling through ancient bazaars or exploring the stunning Great Thar Desert, a visit to Rajasthan is sure to be an experience you won't soon forget.
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