BLACKBUCK LODGE, VELAVADAR

The Concept

The Blackbuck Lodge sits in splendid seclusion along the Velavadar Blackbuck National Park, near the west coast of Gulf of Cambay. This wildlife resort offers unsurpassed luxury in the middle of an untamed landscape. In this majestic tapestry of the wild, the Blackbuck Lodge spread across 70 acres becomes an ideal destination for the discerning traveller with its luxury villas, exclusive dining area, proximity to the Velavadar National Park and historic places of Gujarat, the indigenous wildlife and rich birdlife. You'll be inspired by the magnificence of this secluded setting that's perfect for family reunions and vacations and weekend getaways. It is a great place for those who want to revel in the region's breathtaking beauty.

About the Accommodation

With 14 air-conditioned cottages, the wildlife resort wins you over with its attention to minimalistic chic interiors and stylish architecture.Each room is spacious and furnished with kingsize beds, chairs and tables.

Each room has a verandah at the back with deck chairs for sunbathing and watching the blackbucks.There is a specially designed relaxation area by the windows in the room to enjoy the starlit clear sky.

The bathrooms are large and each bathroom comes with a separate dressing area providing urban comforts. There is an alternative open air shower area near the bathroom for guests who want to enjoy a hot water shower under the tropical sun in the close environs of nature.

Wildlife Activity

Blackbuck Lodge, as the name suggests, is situated along the Velavadar Blackbuck National Park. The national park spread over 34.52 sq. km area is a paradise for those interested in natural history.

The park has grasslands, shrub lands, saline plains and mud flats, which support a variety of grass, 95 species of flowering plants, 14 species of mammals, over 140 species of birds and many reptiles. The Alang and Paravalio Rivers, three artificial ponds, two check dams and nearby coastal marshes provide an ideal habitat for aquatic flora and fauna. From a conservation viewpoint, a unique feature of the park is that it is the only tropical grassland in India to be given the status of a national park. If you are a birdwatcher, Velavadar is a paradise.

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