There’s always something magical about heritage properties. The Windflower Resort & Spa, Bandipur is one such. Owned by the Maharajas in the days of yore & then by Prince Gajendra Singh, the current day Windflower Resort & Spa in Bandipur was the resthouse for Maharajas during the time of Shikaar.
Reconnect with nature at the Windflower suite in the middle of the forest, with tall windows, a cosy bed & a sky-lit shower. The Windflower Resort & Spa, Bandipur is where you can find yourself waking up to the soothing melodies of nature, watching a herd of deer, from your room over a cuppa chai, after a relaxed sleep in the plush comfy bed & then strolling through the meandering greens, to a flavoursome breakfast spread.
Bandipur Safari at the Bandipur Project Tiger reserve is very well organised too. You enter the wild Bandipur forests & will instantly be welcomed by a herd of deer, tuskers, elephants, regal cats, gaur, peacocks & more. Discover the untamed side of nature here and come back to The Windflower Jungle Resort & Spa, Bandipur for some much-needed respite from the urban jungle.
Wake up to the soothing melodies of nature, uninterrupted by calls or emails at The Windflower Resort & Spa, Bandipur. Stroll through the meandering greens, to a flavoursome breakfast spread. Spot a regal cat from the safety of your safari. Tuck into a sumptuous open-air buffet with your family. Relax at the award winning Emerge Spa. Soak your knots away in the expansive infinity pool or hold hands with a loved one by the campfire under the moonlit sky.
Away from the maddening city life, untouched by the external world, discover the untamed side of nature at The Windflower Jungle Resort near the Bandipur Project Tiger reserve. In order to preserve the forest ecosystem, they do not have televisions in the rooms as they believe in respecting and staying true to the jungle environment. The resort being located amidst reserve forests, the area is controlled by the forest officials by use of a gate. You can also spot a herd of deer right behind your room at most times and sometimes if you’re lucky there maybe elephants or a wild cat too on a rare occasion.
The resort is equipped with all modern amenities and the rooms are spacious and luxurious.
The Windflower Suite: Reconnect with nature at the Windflower suite in the middle of the forest, with tall windows, a cosy bed and a sky-lit shower. Perfect for perching on the comfy armchair, gazing into the forest and listening to the sounds of the jungle over a cup of coffee.
The Windflower Jungle Cottages: The Windflower Jungle Resorts and Spa, Bandipur adds a feather into its hat in its much demanded for extension and a showcase of a differently similar product at a stones throw away from the current property. The area which boats a large open space featuring uniquely designed Jungle Cottages showcasing views of entire valley along with providing for a large open same for those with some activities in mind. They also boast of a farm growing local fruits and vegetables featured in the meals at the Jungle restaurant in Tribal Cuisines served here.
Some of the room facilities include Solar heated water, Individually Controlled Air-Conditioning, Toiletries using Ayurvedic ingredients, Laundry service, Electric kettle with tea making facilities, In room dining and more.
The Dining area is a place where you can indulge in stimulating conversations around your safari sightings. Thrilling safaris and tiger sightings work up quite an appetite. Savour the taste of the local cuisine, succulent grills from the live grill stations and their specially designed varietal menu, all put together by experienced chefs into flavoursome memories. And if you’re looking for that candlelit dinner for two, with no calls or emails to interrupt the romance, then the resort will organise a meal by the pool or the bonfire, serenaded by cicadas and songbirds. So you can huddle together, and bring your safari stories to the fire, and be sure of an endless supply of kebabs, curries and warmth.
Spa: At Emerge, the award winning spa by The Windflower, you can lie back and choose from over 20 different Ayurvedic and other treatments using carefully-selected and superior ingredients.
Some of the additional facilities here also include accommodation for maids and drivers, outdoor swimming pool, boardroom and meeting facilities, a multi-cuisine restaurant with a bar, camp fire area, activity room with games and activities for all ages. Consult an activity coordinator for a daily itinerary that suits your interest. Indoor games include Board games, carrom, ludo, scrabble, monopoly, chess, table tennis and snooker. The other outdoor activities at the resort include Soft baseball, Shuttle badminton, Yoga classes, Turn ball, Hole in one putting, soft archery, bonfire (Evenings), Swimming pool, Jungle safari (on charge), Kids play area and more. Some of the outdoor activities off the resort include Jungle Safaris, Plantation and nature walks, Bullock cart rides and more.
Where: The Windflower Tusker Trails, Mangala Village, Gundalpet, Taluk, Bandipur.