The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambore, has been ranked the best hotel in the world. The hotel won the maximum votes in a readers’ poll conducted by ‘Travel+Leisure’ magazine. What is more, various other Indian hotels owned by the same Oberoi group, too made it in the top fifteen of this list. The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, Rajvilas, Jaipur and Udaivilas, Udaipur have been ranked second, third and fourth respectively in Asia and positioned number five, thirteen and fifteen in world ranking.
Located near the Ranthambore National Park, this Oberoi Vanyavilas property gives a luxury camp experience. The closest airport is at Jaipur, and from there the resort is 180 km away, or approximately a 3.5 hour drive. Set in 20 acres of landscaped gardens, lakes and fountains, Vanyavilas is a luxurious jungle resort. Air-conditioned luxury tents are set among lemon and mango trees by a carp-filled lake. The outdoor swimming pool is heated and there is a fabulous spa. This is no rustic camp.The main building recreates the glory of a Royal hunting palace with hand painted gilded frescoes, murals of elephants and peacocks, marble and chandeliers.
Twenty-five luxury tents, each 790 sq ft. All have private gardens and an outside deck for sunbathing. The tents feature king size four-poster beds, freestanding rolltop baths and separate showers. All the tents have wooden floors and embroidered interior canopies and are furnished in regal style. Each tent has a DVD player and minibar.