The turquoise Aegean laps Amanruya’s private pebble beach, while ancient pine forests scent the air. Resting amid olive groves and cypress trees on the Bodrum Peninsula’s serene north coast, the village-like resort is a secluded retreat offering an abundance of space and privacy.
With their vast knowledge of Rajasthan’s wildlife, history and cultural traditions, Aman-i-Khas guides ensure deeply personal and enlightening adventure experiences, whether tiger spotting in Ranthambore National Park, exploring dramatic Khandar Fort, bird-watching in the lush Banas riverbed or taking a camel safari through villages on the park’s outskirts.
Situated within the National Park, Ranthambore Fort is one of the oldest in India, protected by sheer cliffs on three sides and dotted with Jain and Hindu temples. Kandahar Fort, a short drive away, is perched on a hill 300 metres above the plains, where a millennium of history is on display in the ruins of its palaces. Explore these fascinating sites with a personal guide, then enjoy a picnic lunch in a secluded setting.
A clean shave and the art of henna
Beneath a tree in a secluded part of the camp, men can enjoy an open-air shave in the traditional Indian fashion by Roop, the camp’s resident barber. Local women demonstrate delicate and temporary henna skin art, traditionally applied to the hands, arms and feet of brides-to-be.
Ride with the royals of the past
Embark on a horse safari through the unspoilt terrain of the Land of Kings, astride a Marwari horse – a rare breed from the Marwar (Jodhpur) region that was highly prized by the Rajput royals. The Aman-i-Khas horse safari gives guests a taste of the regal past on which Rajasthan prides itself. Through the Marwaris' story, you will be immersed in the history, culture and landscape of this Land of Kings.
Venture into Ranthambore National Park in an open-top vehicle with an expert wildlife guide. Once the hunting ground of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the Park has been a wildlife sanctuary since 1955 and is one of the best places in the world to see tigers in the wild.