Six Senses Fort Barwara
A royal retreat of well-being in Rajasthan’s countryside
Six Senses Group is known for its unique collections all around the world, representing incredible natural beauty, with meaningful experiences and pioneering wellness, to regenerate your passion for travel and to feel the difference in your mind, body and soul.
Rajasthan is the land of royals, extrasensory hub of India’s colourful and vibrant activities, where dream-like palaces, grand forts, unique festivals and wildlife encounters speak India’s royal heritage.
Six Senses now makes its presence in India through a 14th-Century Rajasthan Fort, situated among the Aravali Mountain valley in the culturally rich province of Rajasthan – which is completely transformed into a 48-Suites splendid retreat. With the significant conservation effort, the original royal fort is now all set to showcase ancient India and becomes a Six Senses sanctuary of well-being. A perfect setting that reinterprets the fort’s rich history dating back 700 years.
A royal retreat of holistic well-being with innovative dining concepts – this exclusive escape offering a combination of seclusion and social community at the heart of rural, in fact in the somnolent pilgrim town.
Suites are divided in two of the fort’s wing, one overlooking the Barwara village and another with a view of the countryside. Each suite is spacious and designed in contemporary Rajasthani style, to complement the historic backdrop of the fort while subtly incorporating state-of-the-art in-room technology.
Through 3 of its locally sourced restaurants, it takes you on a journey of specialized Rajasthani-inspired fresh, sustainable cuisine that highlights Indian elements and flavours – sourcing local products from the resort’s organic garden and farms in the nearby village.
Wellness And Spa
The preventative principles of Eastern medicine and results-oriented Western influences HELP Six Senses developing an innovative approach to wellness. located within the Zanana Mahal takes guests on a journey of discovery based on how deep they want to go in the pursuit of well-being. The aim is to enhance every aspect of each wellness experience so guests feel immediate, real benefits however long they stay. Indigenous essential oils, muds, clays, gels, and vegetable oils are blended to create an energy-boosting signature range of scrubs at the Alchemy Bar.
Ranging from mountain biking to offsite picnic, village walks to jungle rides and cooking classes to destination dinning – all are customized to suit all sort of energy level. Daily fitness classes, group activities and wellness talks are the perks.
A careful and responsible conservation is made to retain the raw beauty of this historic gem which fully reflects the history and heritage of the Barwara community, using traditional building techniques and sensitively incorporating efficient design elements such as rainwater collection tanks and solar panels to complement.
How To Get There
Six Senses Fort Barwara is located 2.5 hours by car from Jaipur Airport and 30 minutes by car from Sawai Madhopur Railway Station.