Over the course of our travels, we get to stay in many wondrous places. But once in a blue moon, we come across a place that completely wins us over. Lakshman Sagar, in the Pali district of Rajasthan, is one such place.
A 19th century hunting lodge, Lakshman Sagar has been recontextualised into a resort. Built by Lakshman Singh, the then thakur of Raipur, to host other noble families and British emissaries, Lakshman Sagar today stands as a continuation of the hospitality and traditions of the House of Raipur, with a conservationist view of the heritage and surroundings.
From intricately restoring the machans used for tiger spotting to the man-made lake to attract prey, the historical influences from the days of the British Raj are still very evident in every corner of Lakshman Sagar.
A beautiful amalgamation of Rajasthani design with eco sensibility, the 12 cottages at Lakshman Sagar have been carefully planned in a sustainable manner by architects Vasant & Revathi Kamat and designer duo Sahil & Sarthak. Read more