It sounds an impossibly romantic notion, but the reality proves this is no mirage. Shahpura Bagh was once the residence of the region’s rulers and today the Shahpura family have a reputation for the warmth of their welcome and their expansive hospitality.

So, if you make the Shahpura Bagh a destination on your luxury, tailor-made vacation to India, you’ll find yourself in an oasis. You’ll be surrounded by a luxuriant wetlands – a bird watcher’s paradise – where nature safaris, picnics, fishing and boating expeditions are part and parcel of a day in your life. You’ll also be staying in a luxury suite – one of only nine – with an elegant marbled bathroom, huge bed, graceful sitting area and views over the gardens. Expect handmade kilims, Kashmiri carpets, antique portraits, silk jacquard furniture….

Shahpura Bagh, at a glance

  • Wonderful period residence converted into a family-run boutique hotel
  • Just 220 kms to either Jaipur or Udaipur
  • Choice of only nine exclusive suites, all with superb views over the gardens and surrounding countryside
  • Artistic blend of modern design with period artefacts and furnishings
  • Decorated arched windows, Kashmiri carpets, silk jacquard and upholstered furniture
  • Designer en suite bathrooms with twin basins, glorious baths and rain showers
  • Doors leading directly to the gardens
  • Authentic, home cooked Rajasthani food prepared over wood fires

For leisure and pleasure

  • Large swimming pool with lamp-lit sun deck
  • Boating on a choice of 250 lakes teeming with water fowl
  • Endless opportunities for bird watching with over 180 species spotted
  • Just 30 minutes from Dhikhola Village with its impressive forts and walls
  • Farm excursions with insights into the rural Indian lifestyle
  • Trips to Ram Dwara Temple and the old city palace with its Rajout and Mughal architectural styles
  • Excursons into Shahpura to visit the town, market and traditional craft workshops
  • Absolutely outstanding. This was the best vacation we have ever had.

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