Mahua Vann Resort

About the Resort

The Mahua Vann Resort is spread in an area of thick forest and shrubs with a large seasonal river on one side and a smaller one on the other side of the property. Both these converge at the Sangam point, which has a large sandy patch and many boulders strewn across. The resort is configured as a tribal village and the cottage lay out gives a feel of privacy to each cottage with a view of either of the two water bodies. The walk along the sandy bank of the bigger nallah is more than one kilometer long. The resorts lay out and design is in an eco friendly and vernacular style with the use of local building materials and practices. The central areas and cottages blend with the abundance of Mahua and other trees in a non intrusive and spatial fashion. Emphasis on a sense of space as a perfect setting to savor nature for peace, tranquility and reflection is done by design.


Guest accommodation comprises of 12 spacious suites with 15 rooms to give the feel of contemporary bungalows nestled amongst thick foliage. The colonial louvered doors and windows with stained glass and the art deco furniture transforms the guest in nostalgia of yesteryear bungalows.


The Indian tradition of hospitality is incomplete without a satisfying culinary experience. Being in the lap of nature and the wild, our hope is to provide our guests with menu that are locally savored along with dishes and preparations that are universally acclaimed "Indian Food", The Mahua Vann is well equipped with a modern kitchen. Our well trained local chefs and the even smiling staff are more than happy to help you prepare your own meal in the open Kitchen area should our guests so desire.

The dining spaces are designed for you to relish your meals in multiple locations. The 'Sambher Room' in warm colors of Jaisalmer and terra cotta is your first choice for buffets and regular dining. Dining in a thatched and open gazebo or an open wooden deck over looking a water body can be an exciting option for the palate.

Barbecues and Tandoor in the open alongside the camp fire place in the winters is another option.

The food menu has dishes and preparations locally savored. Simple authentic recipes, organic fruits and vegetables are a part of the unique Mahua experience.

  • * The Survey Lounge (Liabrary)
  • * Conference "The Nest"

The Nest enables round table setups for 50 in an air conditioned hall. conference for up to 100 participants is available in a mix of covered and open area. however, we also encourage conferencing under the sprawling cluster of mahuas.

The Nest area outside of the conference hall is designed in a mosaic of Jaisalmer and Katni stone and terracotta brick work. the interesting mix of open and covered spaces are used for games such as table tennis, carom, chess etc. in the winter months the area comes alive with barbecues and bonfires.

Swimming Pool:

Swimming pool along with a spa is planned to be the near future.


  • * Tiger safari- twice daily, morning and afternoon in an open Gypsy. Our trained naturalists will accompany you in helping you spot abundant wildlife, the various species of birds and the local trees, shrubs and medical plants.
  • * Guided birding tour, from 9 to 10.30 am, rain or shine.
  • * Discover Pachdhar, the potters village on a self guided tour.
  • * Go shopping at the local hat, you may find interesting wares and artifacts !
  • * Hike along the sandy river bank.
  • * Cycle along the forest trails on a guided tour with a trained Naturalist.
  • * Quest clues help you uncover the story of the people, places and wildlife. Quest ends after you find the hidden Quest box.
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