The ruins of the centuries-old fortress enlivened in the form of an ultra-luxe hotel – Alila Fort Bishangarh, is a perfect example of rebuilding our historical treasures sublimely.
There are many locales in India where the ruins of battle-battered forts have lived long enough to immortalize their profound history. There is an untouched, folksy spirit that does not diminish in these dilapidated embrasures and pillars. And that can be witnessed in one of the restored, luxury fort hotels in Rajasthan – Alila Fort Bishangarh.
Settled on a granite mound, the project of restoring the 230-year-old warrior fortress into a sleek, luxury hotel by Hyatt has turned out to be an impressive attraction nestled amidst the Aravalli Hills. Infusing an irony in the interiors, the decor of Alila Fort Bishangarh hotel contrasts strikingly with the rugged backdrop of the region. One can spot architectural traces of the royal Jaipur Gharana in this luxury property.
DINING AT ALILA FORT HOTEL
One can experience the surreal authenticity of traditional Rajput cuisine along with a delectable meld of Asian, Mediterranean, and other western cuisines at their in-house fine dining restaurant – Amarsar. The restaurant offers a Thala breakfast as well as a wide range of a la carte options.
Offering a breathtaking view of the open fields, Aravalli ranges, and the quaint life of Manoharpur, one can dine under a starry canopy at their restaurant ‘Nazaara’. The restaurant offers the best of local cuisine as well as seasonal delicacies.
Do not miss out on leisurely whisky and cigar indulgences while you are staying at the Alila Fort, Bishangarh. Featuring an elevated cigar lounge, the luxury hotel boasts an impressive bar and lounge ‘Madhuveni’. The bar offers numerous selections of whiskey blends.
UNIQUE EXPERIENCES AT ALILA FORT HOTEL
Acing the standards of luxe comfort and hospitality, Alila Fort, Bishangarh has proven to be more than just a luxury stay destination. The design, facilities, amenities and experiences offered by Alila focus on enhancing and enriching the local resources. For example, one can witness simplicity ensconced in the lives of the local inhabitants by taking a Discover Bishangarh tour. The tour costs INR 4000 per couple and consists of a jaunt where the guests can experience the culture entrenched in the traditions, crafts, pottery, and the markets of the village.
The guests at Alila Fort Bishangarh can indulge themselves in a revitalizing spa session offered at the Spa Alila. The spa package includes a holistic range of spa treatments as well as consultations from a therapist. The spa package costs INR 25,000 per couple.
The luxury hotel offers other unique experiences to its guests like hot air balloons and helicopter rides. The guests have an opportunity to absorb the majestic landscapes of the Aravalli Ranges from the top by undertaking these activities. To know more about and avail of these services, one must directly contact the hotel by clicking here.
To experience the majestic days of the Shekhawat Dynasty, one can take an adventurous trip by exploring the local beauty on a warrior horse followed by a picnic at an abandoned shelter. The activity costs INR 5000 per couple.
BOOKING AND COST
One can directly book a stay at the Alila Fort Bishangarh by clicking here. The cost of staying at this property starts from INR 23,400 per night.