Oberoi Vanyavilas in India

Oberoi Vanyavilas in India

Located in the deep lush jungles of India, the Oberoi Vanyavilas provide visitors with a luxurious experience. Read more to discover why the resort was ranked #1 among the top 25 small hotels in the world.

Ranthambhore Tiger close-up


The Oberoi Vanyavilas are located in Sawai Madhopur, which is a district in northwest India. The resort is a ten-minute drive from the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve and is also in close proximity to ruins, lakes, and villages. The Oberoi stretches for twenty acres, and is filled with gardens, jungle, and wildlife.


Lobby at Oberoi Vanyavilas

Style & Character

The Oberoi Vanyavilas reflect a high-class, Indian style design. Pathways are lit with authentic torches, and the sunlit courtyard in the center of the Oberoi resembles an elegant Indian Rajasthani mansion. Visitors will find themselves surrounded by lush gardens and harmonious lily ponds.


Feet soaking in spa water


Lose yourself in a Ayurvedic spa treatment at the spa that is located in the center of the resort. Guests will enjoy therapeutic treatments that combine Ayurvedic herbs, oils, and massage methods. The Oberoi Vanyavilas also include a luxurious swimming pool where guests can cool off during the day. Additionally, guests can utilize a fitness facility in close proximity that includes a variety of cardio and weight machines.

Each luxury tent includes the following:

  • Personal butler (turndown service twice a day)
  • High-speed internet up to four devices
  • Air conditioning
  • Fully-stocked personal bar
  • 32” LCD television with DVD and CD player
  • Three telephone lines




Guests stay at the luxury tents that dot the resort’s landscape. These elegant tents portray the shelters in which royal caravans would rest at in the Rajasthani desert during the Raj period. Luxury Tents feature a four-poster canopy bed, golden tiger print rugs, and polished wooden floorboards. These tents are located in clusters that allow privacy, but also make it convenient for groups or families to be close by each other.


Restaurant fire pit

Food & Drink

The Oberoi Vanyavilas can feed your hunger with its dining facilities and experiences. The main dining room serves daily specials, pan-Indian meals, and authentic Rajasthani dishes. During the winter time, visitors dine by an open wood fireplace. The Oberoi also has a bar service.

The resort offers also exclusive dining experiences for an additional price. You can choose to dine by a romantic lake, various lily ponds, or in a mango orchard. Each experience will provide special authentic dishes and traditional Indian folk musicians.


Shopping at Sawai Madhopur

Things to Do

Visitors will have plenty to do at the Oberoi Vanyavilas. The area offers both relaxing and adventure-filled experiences for all guests, including the following:

  • Observe tigers in the wild at the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
  • Hiking and SUV rides at the thousand-year old Ranthambhore Fort
  • Spot crocodilians on a boat ride with a Chambal River Safari
  • Yoga lessons
  • Surwal Lake
  • Observation Tower with a 360 degree lookout of the entire area
  • Shop for artisan handicrafts and artwork at Sawai Madhopur’s old city market
  • Ayurvedic spa treatment
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