A Luxury Oasis In The Middle Of A Desert
A hundred acres of private indigenous scrubland in the middle of a desert, is the address to the luxury-tented campsite of Sujan, The Serai. Themed on the royal caravans that feted the region centuries ago, The Serai brings Rajasthani history to life – but not without the conveniences and luxuries of modern times. One of the early Indian properties to become a member of the coveted become a member of Relais & Châteaux, the camp is well known for exemplary experiences.
Local communities play a large part in your experience of The Serai. Musicians and craftsmen have always been a big part of the camp’s journey and continue to infuse an authentic flavour for the visitors till date. The ancient folk musicians, who sang for the owners when they first came in 1971, are the same family of musicians who share their music around the campfire today.
The aesthetics of The Serai blend seamlessly with the local architectural style. The plunge pools are made in stone, sandstone walls rise up from the desert and an inverted step well stands at the edge of the pool. The 21 tents offer a mélange of styles, each rooted in luxury with private Jacuzzis and lounge areas. Outstanding local delicacies is the hallmark of the experience at The Serai. This, coupled with, atmospheric sundowners, bush-cooking, a spa set up by the famous Rosamund Freeman-Atwood, village voyages and in-house concerts makes The Serai one of the magical accommodations in India.