Shri Joravar Vilas Palace at Santrampur is a lakeside Heritage getaway 180 km from Ahmedabad offering 5 Suites and a gateway into tribal areas of Gujarat.
Table of Contents
About Shri Joraver Vilas Santrampur
You shouldn’t miss taking a stroll in the forest across the lake, trekking up the hill to Hawa Mahal, and visiting the astounding Raj Mahal.
For Hawa Mahal, you’ll have to trek up the hill giving you the view of the two townships – Rampur on the eastern side and Sant on the western side. Since it is atop a hill, the enthralling 360-degree view of the Sukhi river, villages around, and backwaters of the Kadana Dam.
The royal family owned these two places.
The Rajmahal at the bottom of the hill gives a glimpse of Gothic Architecture, intricate designs, and carved wooden pillars.
Other places not worth missing include Panchratan Mandir, Guided Nature Trail, Kadana Dam backwaters, and Jehangir ka Hazira.
History of Shri Joraver Vilas Santrampur
Shri Joraver Vilas was built in 1926 by Saheb Shir Joraver Singh. Santrampur is a town located in the Mahisagar district of Gujarat.
This palatial villa belongs to Maharana Santrampur and his royal family which has been transformed into a hotel for guests. As per records, Rana Sant is said to have been the first ruler of the princely state who established the Santrampur kingdom in 1255. The Maharana Saheb Shri Joraver Singh built Shri Joraver Vilas in 1926 who later ruled Santrampur.
Presently, the royal family of HH Maharana Paranjayaditya and his wife Maharani Mandakini Kumari reside at this beautiful villa. The reason behind opening the doors open to guests is to create an experience of royal hospitality. There are five rooms and suites that exude the real beauty of the royal palace.
Rather than the cliche swimming pools, you find in most of the hotels and resorts, here you can enjoy your meals by the lake or even better, relish high-tea in the middle of the lake. The dining room is exquisite too that you give you feels of having a meal with royalty.
Shri Joraver Vilas Santrampur Suite Details
The Art Deco Suite
The Garden Suite
The Lake Suite
The Maharana Suite
The Courtyard Suite
Shri Joraver Vilas Santrampur Price
The starting price of suite prices is Rs 9,000 for Single occupancy and Rs 13,000 for Double occupancy which includes all the meals.
Shri Joraver Vilas Santrampur Facilities
- 5 Suites with heritage character and antique furniture with modern amenities.
- Dining area serves meals.
- Activities include Village visits, nature walks, bird watching.
- Recommended for offbeat travellers and heritage travellers looking for a charming stay.
Things To Do At Shri Joraver Vilas Santrampur
Visit Rural Farms
Enjoy a boat ride
Tribal Haat (Tuesdays)
Best Time To Visit Shri Joraver Vilas Santrampur
July to September and November to February
Contact Details of Shri Joraver Vilas Santrampur
How To Reach Shri Joraver Vilas Santrampur
The nearest airports are Vadodara (150 km) and Ahmedabad (180 km). The nearest railway station is Godhra(73 km).
Distance Between Ahmedabad and Santrampur
If you take the Ahmedabad-Zalond Highway (NH47), it will take around 4 hours (180 km).