Amanbagh is a verdant oasis of mature palm, fruit and eucalyptus trees lying within a walled compound once the staging area for royal hunts.
Evoking the palatial elegance of the Moghul era, Amanbagh’s Haveli Suites and Pool Pavilions provide a tranquil base from which to explore the rich heritage of Rajasthan, India’s dramatic frontier region. Amanbagh’s award-winning design features domed cupolas and private courtyards.
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The Spa at Amanbagh provides a complete wellness experience with yoga, Qigong, meditation and Reiki on offer, for all levels of experience. Highly-skilled therapists provide a range of healing therapies, as well as facials, massages, scrubs and traditional henna art. Treatments use Aman Spa products which are made from the purest of organic ingredients.
Daily options include joining a complimentary yoga class or taking a guided nature walk.
The swimming pool is centred within the resort’s gardens and measures 33 metres by 12 metres. Light meals and snacks are available poolside throughout the day. Beyond the swimming pool is the wading pool measuring 12 metres by 12 metres. Both pools remain cool throughout the summer and are heated during the colder months.
A plethora of outdoor activities are within the immediate vicinity of Amanbagh, including cycling and trekking, horseback, donkey and camelback rides, as well as sunset elephant rides to the nearby Madar Baba Ki Chattri for spectacular 360-degree views of the surrounding area.
Rowing or sailing on Ajabgarh Lake during the months of August until February can be arranged.
Alwar and Jaipur are world-famous for their arts and crafts. The two-storey Boutique offers the region’s finest selection of silverware, jewellery, textiles and fashion. A variety of convenience items are also available.
The Library is located on the second level of the main building. There are a variety of reference books on the history, arts, culture and wildlife of India, as well as a selection of novels,magazines, newspapers, audio CDs and board games. A PC with internet access and a printer are available here, although the entire resort enjoys WiFi.
The Boutique offers a wonderful selection of the region’s silverware, jewellery, textiles and fashion.
Amanbagh provides four categories of luxury accommodation. All categories of suites feature a large bathtub carved from Udaipur green marble and are fitted with Bose sound systems and a personal bar.
Courtyard Haveli Suite
Eight Courtyard Haveli Suites are located on the ground level of two dwellings on either side of the swimming pool. The entrance to each Suite is via a courtyard with an outdoor dining area. Inside, a living area includes a large daybed, two armchairs and a writing desk. Beyond is a private courtyard. The adjoining bedroom features a domed ceiling high above a king-size bed and a bathroom filled with natural light.
Garden Haveli Suite
Also on the ground level are eight Garden Haveli Suites. Identical in design and furnishings to the Courtyard Haveli Suites, they are differentiated by a private terrace that overlooks a garden.
Terrace Haveli Suite
Eight Terrace Haveli Suites are located on the upper level of the two dwellings. Access to each is via a staircase that leads through tall wooden doors to a spacious terrace with an outdoor dining area and two chaise lounge chairs. Inside, a sitting area features a daybed, two armchairs and a writing desk. The bedroom area offers a king-size bed and large bathroom with a bathtub and separate dressing room.
Sixteen Pool Pavilions are located around the perimeter of the resort, each with its own private swimming pool and spacious garden. Entry to each Pavilion is via a garden courtyard that leads to a foyer passageway. The foyer provides access to the shared living area and bedroom on one side, and to the bathroom on the other. The living area features a king-size bed, writing desk, daybed and armchairs. The bathroom includes a spacious dressing area, twin walk-in wardrobes, twin vanities, separate shower and toilet. The double doors open from both sides onto a spacious garden courtyard with a covered dining and lounge area. The private swimming pool, measuring 3m by 9m, is cool throughout the summer months and heated during the winter months.
The Restaurant is positioned on the ground floor of the main building and provides a regal atmosphere beneath its double-height ceiling. Tables and chairs are also set on the outside terrace. The menu’s focus is fresh and seasonal Indian and Western food. Salads, herbs and many vegetables are grown in the Amanbagh organic kitchen gardens.
The Library Terrace, located on the second floor of the main building, is ideal for informal dining in the evening, particularly during the hotter months when a cool breeze may be enjoyed under a starlit sky. The Salon Bar is located opposite the Restaurant and offers a cosy place to relax and unwind.
Elevated above a canopy of trees, the Roof Terrace provides sweeping views over the surrounding landscape and is another option for dining and refreshments.
Tel: (91) 1465 223 333
Fax: (91) 1465 223 335