Six Senses’ first property in India, Six Senses Fort Barwara near Ranthambore National Park, is taking reservations from 15th October this year onwards, confirmed directly by the hotel. Let’s find out more what Six Senses’ debut hotel in India is like.
Six Senses Fort Barwara is a three-hour drive from Jaipur and a 30-minute drive from Ranthambore National Park. The hotel provides ‘Zero-emission’ transfers with Luxury Electric SUVs.
The hotel also provides ‘Arrive Like A Royal’ offer, in which the host will meet the guests at the train station with refreshments and cold towels and will be driven in a vintage car to the property.
Fort Barwara is a 14th-century beautiful fort that has been sensitively converted to become Six Senses Fort Barwara. Originally owned by the Rajasthani Royal Family, it faces the Chauth ka Barwara Mandir temple. This significant conservation effort includes 48 suites and incorporates a palace and two temples within the walled site. The 5.5-acre site is surrounded by an imposing thick rock 6-metre high wall.
Six Senses Fort Barwara consists of 48 suites ranging from 753 square feet (70 square meters) to 3,014 square feet (280 square meters). While the East Wing offers views of Barwara Village and beyond, the West Wing overlooks the countryside.
Each suite is designed in contemporary Rajasthani style, reinterpreting the fort’s rich history while subtly incorporating state-of-the-art technology along with handmade mattresses, cotton bedding and all the fundamentals for a good night’s sleep.
The names of the different suites are:
- Fort Suite
- Sanctuary Suite
- Aravali View Suite
- Terrace Suite
- Burj Suite
- Thakur Bhagwati Singh Suite
- Rani Rajkumari Suite
- Raja Man Singh Suite
All of the dining venues’ overarching theme at this hotel are Rajasthan-inspired fresh, sustainable cuisine highlighting Indian elements and flavors. Respecting the Eat With Six Senses approach, Six Senses Fort Barwara sources local products from the resort’s organic garden and farms in the nearby village.
Mardana Mahal is located by the 16th century leafy courtyard serving international and Indian specialties. Specialty Restaurant overlooks the historic domes of the fort and serves seasonal menus from the region.
The Inner Courtyard serves fresh fast casual cuisine from an open kitchen while Library Bar is located next to the reception and serves creative cocktails and concoctions.
Additionally, Destination Dining is available at various unique locations around the fort for special occasions.
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Six Senses Fort Barwara features two swimming pools, a Boutique with select designer casual clothing and swimwear, local artwork, accessories, home décor and light furniture, Earth Lab that showcases sustainability efforts to support communities and ecosystems while inviting guests to learn some positive life hacks, a Library with a selection of books and magazines and Indoor and outdoor fun activities for kids at
Grow With Six Senses.
Six Senses Spa
The 30,000 square foot (2,800 square meter) Six Senses Spa and fitness center is located within the original women’s palace and both temples. It offers an extensive Ayurvedic “whole body” healing system, meditation and personalized wellness programs based on the preventative principles of Eastern medicine and results-oriented Western influences. The hotel uses its own signature range of indigenous essential oils, muds, clays, gels and vegetable oils, all lovingly blended for their therapeutic energy.
Spa Facilities include:
- One Single Treatment Room
- Three Couples’ Treatment Suites
- Two Ayurveda Treatment Rooms
- Fitness Center and CrossFit outdoor circuit
- Changing Room and Relaxation areas
- Yoga Pavilion
- Meditation temple
- Mail Bar
- Spa Boutique
- Steam, sauna, tepidarium, Swedana, cool pool and still pool
Spa Services include:
- Sunrise and Sunset Yoga
- Visiting Practitioners
- Fitness classes
- Group talks
- Detox and healthy lifestyle programs
- Sleep Upgrade
- Skin analysis
- Alchemy Bar
Meetings and Events
As per the hospitality chain, Six Senses Fort Barwara is an idyllic destination for weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, social gatherings and corporate events. For this, it offers a range of indoor event spaces including a 2,045 square foot (190 square meter) ballroom as well as ‘magical’ outdoor settings and event lawns.
Six Senses Fort Barwara combines and customizes activities to suit energetic guests and those who prefer to simply sit back and relax. The experiences at the hotel include:
- Daily fitness classes, group activities and wellness talks with our experts
- Alchemy Bar
- Heritage walks within Six Senses Fort Barwara
- Cultural walks to nearby villages (Barwara Village, Shri Chauth Mata Temple, Shiwar Village, Shiwar Fort)
- Cooking classes
- Organic garden and local market tours with chefs
- Safari to Ranthambore National Park
- Picnic at Banas River
- Cinema Paradiso – outdoor cinema experience
- Water bottling plant at the stables and sustainability tour
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