I have visited this resort with my family, and having one kid. The resort look and feel is awesome, and it's around 110 kms from Jodhpur, but I would say, it's a must visit place. Don't get caught in some other providers who provide desert safari. This place is very beautiful, the Safari Ride provided to me is excellent, and the people of resort come along with us are really humble and pleasant, and helped us with so many photographs of that beautiful place. This is my first desert ride, and a dinner night, made more memorable by Mr Jaiswal, the Resort manager, who is really humble and helps their guest very well.
The quality of food was superb, and the evening event was also good, and enjoyable in the middle of desert. It was really cold that night, and the manager helped us with the blankets.
The local people in the desert were good, and there were very few houses, and I love that place now, as it gives you very remarkable and memorable stay. I haven't stayed at their camp but have taken Desert safari and Dinner Night. Their desert camp was also looked nice and beautiful.
We stayed in Manvar camp for one night. There is not much to do then follow their program. Wich is: camel and jeep ride, dance show at night (1hr), and then dinner.
When you book they give you the feeling you are in the actual desert, but actually it's in the sand dunes.
We went out of the camp for a walk on our own. After 20 meters some kids came to us to have a talk, it looked sweet, but after five minutes they were asking for money or chocolate. We told them to go, but they kept following us to ask.. Our private walk was disturbd.
The next morning we went for a camel ride, where one of the kids started following us again, asking for money. The whole hour he did that. The man who walked with our camel diddnt say anything to let this kid go away.
I think they are used to this and tourist give them money very quick. Kid looked healthy with nice clothes, his house was up the hill.
Even in a camp where you pay a lot to stay, it is still about the money. Even the guy playing guitar in the morning at breakfast looked dissapointed when we walked by without giving him cash..
Disapointing experience, it could be so much better..
I stayed with my guest who stayed in Deluxe tents, service was pathetic, staff arrogant specially Manager Mahindra Singh, no hot water kettle in rooms, hot water for shower was more of cold. Lot of noise from nearby village. Hope they improve their service. I have asked Paradise Holidays not to use this resort as their are other better options like Samsara at same prices.
I stayed one nite on 28th Jan. We reached at 8.30pm and the guys came with their jeep to fetch my family and me despite it was that late. Everyone helped us with their lights using handphone as there isnt any lights. It was so cold and there was thousands of stars above us. I was blown away! It was soooooooo beautiful. The camp inside looked exactly the same as the pics on the net and i was so impressed with the toilet. Their dinner and breakfast was simply superb!!! SERVICE IS AMAZING. I also took the camel ride i personally felt that it was not very safe as there was nothing much to hold on but only a small metal but it was an experience and i did not wish to miss on it. Since i checked in late it was a waste that i missed the cultural dance. I am promoting this place to many of my frens and went live on fb by showing inside the camp and the entire place many ppl asked me the place and contact i will definitely urge many ppl to come here. IT WAS AN EXPERIENCE everyone shld experience. Thanks to everyone who served me there.
We came here as part of a larger two-week tour and stayed two nights in one of eight deluxe tents. It gets a little chilly this time of year in northern India but the tent was warmed with electric heaters and hot water bottles in the beds. The bathroom and shower were quite nice, modern, along with patios in front and back. The tents are pretty close together so I could imagine it would be easy to overhear your neighbors, but we had that area to ourselves so it wasn't an issue.
We did a tour during the day of the surrounding desert, animal watching and visiting a few local farms. At sunset we rode camels. Beautiful animals but would skip it if given the option again. The food was quite good and the service was just about right. Waiters and store keepers in India are often too attentive but that was not the case here.