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MADHUBHAN RESORT & SPA, ANAND - GUJARAT


LUXURY SOAKED IN TRADITION

A magnificent luxury resort and spa covering 25 acres has been created amidst verdant greenery of Charotar near Anand, Gujarat, India. The Madhubhan Five Star Deluxe Resort is a paradise on earth with modern amenities and luxurious accommodation and promises its guests with gifts of relaxation, family bonding and rejuvenation. Madhubhan Resort is 6 hours’ short drive from Mumbai and located 40 kms. from Vadodara & 65 kms. from Ahmadabad.


106 rooms, cottages & suites I 4,000 sq. ft. indoor banquet venue I 30000 sq. ft. open lawn I Multiple thematic venues I The Coffee shop I Multi-cuisine restaurant I Italian Mediterranean bistro I Akaaiberry frozen yoghurt I The Mexican bar I The Chai junction I Juice bar I Bake a cake I The healing naturopathy Spa I The Salon I Health club & Gym I Indoor activities I Outdoor activities I Kid’s zone I Swimming pool I Water polo I Nature walk I Amphi-theatre I Yoga & Meditation I Cricket I Tennis I Badminton I Home theatre I Mumbai - 7 hrs. drive I Vadodara – 40 kms. I Ahmadabad – 65 kms. I Airport – Vadodara.


Re-define royal living at Madhubhan Resort & Spa with both contemporary and traditional Gujarati living experiences. For the discerning business & leisure traveler, Madhubhan Resort & Spa offers 104 luxuriously appointed rooms & suites, located amidst serene natural environs with the guarantee of perfect luxury & privacy.

DELUXE ROOM

For a contemporary living experience, check-in into one of our Deluxe Rooms. Spacious and elegantly furnished, the rooms are equipped with facilities of International standards.
One set of rooms offers you the view of beautiful Lotus Pond - Kamalaya with the lilting fountain, while the other set offers breathtaking view of the Fish Pond & infinity Pool.
Luxuriant rooms tastefully decorated with teak wood furnishing overlooking perfectly manicured lawns with fountains. Rooms available with double / twin beds.
Area: 353 sq. ft.
Deluxe Rooms: 30 

MANDAVDI GOM COTTAGES

The Mandavdi Gom Cottages at Madhubhan Resort & Spa are designed to offer you a delightful Gujarati living experience. The cottages are inspired by erstwhile architect of Karamsad, a village nearby and home to man of steel late Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Luxuriant rooms tastefully decorated with teak wood furnishing overlooking either perfectly manicured lawns with water fountain or Gujarat’s largest swimming pool (300 ft). Double / Twin beds, walk-in wardrobe, sunken bathtubs with private garden & a patio adds up to create a feeling of an old world charm.
Area: 451 sq. ft.
Cottages: 38

ZAMKUDI GOM COTTAGES

The Zamkudi Gom Cottages at Madhubhan Resort & Spa are designed to offer you a delightful Gujarati living experience. The cottages are inspired by erstwhile architect of Karamsad, a village nearby and home to man of steel late Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Luxuriant rooms tastefully decorated with teak wood furnishing overlooking either perfectly manicured lawns and a seating area surrounded by the Guava trees. Double / Twin beds, walk-in wardrobe, adds up to create a feeling of an old world charm with modern luxuries.
Area: 400 sq. ft.
Cottages: 22

ZANZARIYU – THE DELUXE SUITE

Larger and more opulent than the Deluxe Cottages, the Madhubhan Deluxe Suite feature their own individual character through unique interiors.
The Deluxe suite has an elegant bedroom with large bathroom in Italian marble with flat screen television and a jacuzzi for greater appeal.  The suite offers a lounge area overlooking the deck and private plunge pool creating a garden haven when you close the front door on the world outside.  On offer is the tranquility of sitting outside in your private garden and plunge pool.
Experience the marriage of traditional elegance and modern convenience of on demand movies, wireless internet access and more.  This level of opulence creates an intimate, personalized feel and turns first time guests into loyal patrons.
Area: 895 sq. ft.
Deluxe Suite: 01

ZULANIYA – THE BRIDAL SUITE

Secluded from the main block, this luxurious bridal suite overlooking Gujarat’s largest swimming pool, is equipped with a private plunge pool, garden, jacuzzi and a romantic swing.
Cosy décor and an inviting aroma set the perfect mood to experience the special moments. Exquisitely crafted and luxuriously done up, this bridal suite provides all the luxuries and privacy that you wish for to begin your precious journey. 
Area: 895 sq. ft.
Deluxe Suites: 01

MADHUBHAN – PRESIDENTIAL SUITE

Royal living is redefined at Madhubhan – The Presidential suite where unraveled fantasies are in the harmony of nature. This two-bedroom suite is luxury beyond excellence. 
Area: 1540 sq. ft.
Presidential Suites: 01


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FOOD AND BEVERAGE

To make your stay more pleasurable, Madhubhan Resort & Spa offers you multiple dining options. Enjoy a lavish buffet spread or Pizza’s from a Wood-Fired oven at 24Seven -The Coffee shop. Also savor International Cuisine at The Multi Cuisine Restaurant - The Banyan Tree.  
Soak in the environment while you take a sip from the variety of teas on offer at The Chai Bar, an open-air lounge in the gardens around the Kamalaya Pond.  Tapas The Mexican Bar offers the highest quality Mexican Gourmet Experience.

AKAAIBERRY – FROZENYOGHURT – GELATO - SORBET

Madhubhan, introduced yet another first to its credit- Akaaiberry which serves frozen Yoghurt, gelato and sorbet.

Akaaiberrys menu flaunts an all-natural frozen exotic fruit flavoured Yoghurt selection with simply irresistible fruit toppings such as, Raspberries, Blueberries, Strawberries, Mango, Pineapple, Peach, Pomegranate and Kiwi. Dry toppings include, Almonds, Marshmallows, Choco Chips, Snickers, Chocolate Sprinkles, etc. The guests get to try their hand at their favourite yoghurt, along with falafel wrap, fries, slushes and lots more to choose from.

Cuisine

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Frozen Yoghurt, Gelato and Sorbet

Timings

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03:00 PM to 11:00 PM

KOUZINA – ITALIAN MEDITERRANEAN BISTRO

Madhubhan brings Italian and Mediterranean cuisine closer to you with Kouzina-Italian and Mediterranean Bistro. The authentic Italian and Mediterranean cuisine at this bistro will make you feel like you visited Italy and returned, all in just a couple of hours!

Kouzina is set to tantalize your taste buds with a mind boggling array of Italian and Mediterranean recipes. Apart from pastas, pizzas and raviolis, Kouzina specializes in serving Calzone, Arabic Meze, Focaccia, Eggplant Parmesan, Moussaka, Gnocchi and of course the signature cheese chilly pizza prepared in wood fired oven and also some exotic dips like pesto, marinara, garlic butter and sundried tomato. Those with a sweet tooth will definitely love the appetizing Baklava and Tiramisu served at the bistro.

Location

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Car Parking Entrance

Covers

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110

Cuisine

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Italian & Mediterranean

Timings

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1:00 pm to 11:00 pm

THE BANYAN TREE - THE MULTI CUISINE RESTAURANT

Enjoy World Cuisine at The Banyan Tree. World class décor, selection of the best lounge music along with quality service ensure an ambience where you can enjoy a fine dining experience in the company of family and friends.

Menu options range from Indian - Avadhi, Hyderabadi, Gujarati & Rajasthani to International - Italian, Mexican, Thai, Chinese and Lebanese to name a few.

The restaurant also encloses an Private Dining area for your exclusivity & privacy.

Location

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Opposite Shopping Arcade

Covers

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90

Cuisine

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Multi Cuisine

Timings

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19:00 - 23:00 hours

24 SEVEN - THE COOFEE SHOP

Nestling amidst water bodies and manicured lawns, 24Seven-The Coffee Shop offers our guests a unique dining experience. 
24Seven offers buffet to suit every palate.  On offer are Jain, Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian delicacies with a selection of beverages and desserts.  Our A-la-carte selection offers you choice of dishes & Fast Food. Experienced chef will take care of your personal request’s.
Our live show Kitchen leaves you with an unforgettable experience of watching your Pizza being made in front of you in a Wood-Fired Oven, while on other hand, you can order your pastas to be prepared as per your selection of sauces. 
Weekends a live band performs in the evening near the Kamalaya Pond.

Location

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LobbyLevel

Covers

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72

Cuisine

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Multi Cuisine

Timings

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Open24Hours

TAPAS - THE MEXICAN BAR

Tapas The Mexican Bar at Madhubhan offers the highest quality Mexican Gourmet Experience. 

Location

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First floor,overlooking infinity pool

Covers

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22

Cuisine

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Mexican

Timings

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7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

CHAI BAR - THE CHAI JUNCTION

A Different Pakoda Fest Everyday
Come to Chai Pakoda ni Laari for snacks and conversation with a view of lush greenary. At Chai Pakoda ni Laari, you will find chai accompanied by a variety of delicious pakodas that change everyday, such as Kasturi onion bhajiya with green chutney, mixed vegetable bhajiya with phudhina chutney, dalvada with fried chillies, sliced onions and lots more... Specially during evenings its a perfect place to have Chai Pe Charcha as you sit under the Mango and Chickoo trees around the verdant greenary whilst having Garam Garam Chai and Pakodas. 

Location

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Near LotusPond

Covers

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20

Cuisine

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Variety of Teas

Timings

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8:00 amto 8:00 pm

WELLNESS BAR – JUICE BAR

Madhubhan’s Wellness Juice Bar serves the best wellness drinks which nourish your body and skin. All mock tails are freshly blended. Raw foods are the best source of nutrients - full of their natural enzymes, vitamins, minerals and life force.
The Wellness Bar offers a wonderful selection of raw foods and fresh juices. These little dynamos allow you to add a wide variety of nutrient-dense ingredients to your diet while keeping it fun and interesting.

Location

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Madhubhan Spa & Naturopathy

Cuisine

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Fresh Juices and Energetic Drinks

Timings

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8:00 am to 8:00 pm

BAKE A CAKE – BAKEY & CONFECTIONARY SHOP

As you live the Madhubhan Experience at Madhubhan Resort, you will find yourself following the honeyed fragrance of our very own Bakery & Confectionary, "Bake A Cake". you can enjoy the perfect slice of the choicest cakes & pastries, break the finest of breads and munch on our melt-in-mouth cookies, all fresh from the oven, ready just for you.
In true Madhubhan spirit, we Bake A Cake, just the way you like it. Be it birthdays, anniversaries or any celebrations, our customized services to compliment your occasions are just a call away:

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WORK HARD. PLAY HARD – A PERFECT SETTING TO UNITE BUSINESS AND LEISURE.

For those with business to conduct, Madhubhan Resort & Spa provides a unique opportunity to transcend the boardroom and gain inspiration from extraordinary surroundings and service. Whether you plan to host a large conference, an intimate meeting or conduct your business one-on-one in luxury soaked traditional environs, Madhubhan offers unparalleled possibilities. Our vast array of meeting spaces includes state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, High Speed Internet access, flawless service and an enriching environment for ideas to flourish.

BUSINESS CENTRE

Madhubhan’s Business Centre is an ideal place meetings and group discussions. It has three board rooms with facilities like wi-fi connectivity, 42 inches LCD TV, secretarial services and other facilities for conferences along with a MICE Centre. With a savvy business ambience and banquet halls for social gatherings, Madhubhan is an ideal destination for businesses.

YOUR WEDDING, A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPEREINCE AT MADHUBHAN.

Congratulations! You have decided to spend the rest of your lives together. Just imagine, family, friends and a perfect place to commit yourself to the one you love. To be the most memorable day of your life, it should also be fun, free of responsibilities and deeply romantic. As wedding organiser that is where we come in. Our resort is at beautiful location in India for marriages that conform to Royal style ideally suited for celebrities.

Our job at Madhubhan is to simply make your wedding memorable. If there are options that you wish to include we will help incorporate these into your wedding day, leaving nothing to chance, but everything to your imagination. Your marriage ceremony will be carefully coordinated to create an event that is uniquely personal to you both and one that will perfectly set the tone for a long and happy life together.

A PLACE TO CELEBRATE

Madhubhan makes for a true celebration destination, so whether it’s a birthday, anniversary or a New Year eve bash, this is the place to be. Madhubhan also caters social or family get-togethers providing facilities like karaoke, dance music with an in-house DJ, etc Madhubhan is a perfect destination where you can get everything you can ask for on a holiday or celebration.

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REJOU – THE HEALING SPA & NATUROPATHY

As the Belief goes, "Nobody Can Cure, What Cannot Be Cured By Nature".

Madhubhan Resort & Spa has launched its own Spa & Naturopathy Destination, named Rejou- The Healing Spa & Naturopathy. Spread over 13,000 sq., it is set amidst tranquil landscaped environs offering mindful, effective skin care and body therapies of the highest quality and are administered by a carefully selected team of experienced & dedicated professionals. Rejou offers a range of treatments (rituals) from Ayurvedic and Herbal to international holistic therapies, each tailor-made to rekindle a symphony of senses.

A wellness sanctuary designed to impress and inspire; a perfect therapy for those seeking to revive, rejuvenate the body and the soul.

Experience a spiritual route on the Yoga Deck. Relax, revive and rejuvenate yourself at Madhubhan.

MADHUBHAN – THE SIGNATURE SALON

Dedicated to your good looks, the Signature Salon at Madhubhan Resort and Spa is one beauty salon even the most protective of their beauty secrets can’t keep to themselves.
At Madhubhan Resort & Spa, luxury, beauty and rejuvenation go hand in hand. Nestled amidst the breathtakingly beautiful resort, the Signature Salon is a beautifully decorated, naturally lit milieu which offers a host of beauty regimes to the guests and to those who want to relax and socialise at the beautifully landscaped Madhubhan Resort & Spa, an ideal getaway from the concrete jungle.
The Signature Salon is a unisex salon which offers hair-cuts, hair washes, blow drying, hair styling and colouring, protein and hair fall treatments along with deep conditioning and Hair Spa treatments. Apart from treading, waxing and bleaching, the Signature Spa also caters to Beauty Services like simple & bridal make-ups, make-overs for brides & grooms and bridal henna application in the typical Gujarati Style.
So walk into the Signature Salon at Madhubhan for a French or Mini manicure and pedicure along with funky nail art and henna tattoos. Come experience a magical make over where the warm staff will make sure that every time you walk through the doors you get exactly the hair and spa care you desire, in a relaxing environment and with great beauty services and pamper packages.

FACILITITES AND AMMENITIES

At Madhubhan, every element is considered to make your stay as pleasurable and memorable. For your convenience, host of facilities and services are at your disposal:

·       Traditional welcome drink on arrival

·       Buffet breakfast

·       Wi-Fi connectivity for resident guests

·       Indoor games

·       42 Inch Television

·       Iron and Ironing Board

·       Bath Amenities such as soaps, shampoo, conditioner, moisturiser

        along with a dental and shaving kit on request

·       Cotton robes on request for use at the resort

·       Bath, Hand and Face Towels. Pool Towels for use at the pool

·       Wall mounted make up mirror and hair dryer

·       Electronic safe

·       Complimentary tea/coffee makers. Tea bags, coffee and sugar

        sachets are replenished once a day

·       Four bottles packaged drinking water

·       Assorted Indian Newspapers

·       Shoe shine kit and bathroom slippers

·       Use of pool and fitness centre

·       Housekeeping service twice daily morning cleaning and evening

        turn down service

·       Exclusive MICE facilities at Conference Centre

·       Business Centre

·       Wi-fi connectivity

·       Video Conferencing

·       Gujarat’s largest Spa & Swimming Pool

·       Madhubhan Signature Salon

·       Wellness Centre (GYM)

·       Jewelry Shop

·       Curio Shop

·       Foreign Exchange

·       Florist

·       Concierge Desk

·       Travel Desk

·       Valet Parking

·       Doctor on call

·       24 hours room service

·       In house Laundry

·       Room for physically challenged 

RECREATION

Making your stay not only rewarding in terms of peace of mind, but a memorable in terms of family vacation comes naturally to us, at Madhubhan.

Indoor activities

·       Activity Centre

·       Board Games

·       Home Theatre

·       Table Tennis

Outdoor activities

·       Swimming

·       Water Polo

·       Nature walk

·       Cricket

·       Tennis

·       Badminton

·       Volley-ball

·       Yoga

·       Kid’s zone

·       Amphi-theatre


From indoor games to outdoor sports, from shopping or sightseeing to relaxing at the Madhubhan Spa & Naturopathy, there is an activity for any gender or age. 
Madhubhan knows the value of your vacation, hence we have developed a program, where we pamper your kids, while you pamper yourself.


PLACES OF INTEREST – 20 sight-seeing options in and around Vallabh Vidhyanagar

·       Balasinor Fossil Park     

·       Sardar Patel Memorial   Vadtal             

·       Dakor              

·       Lothal              

·       Pavagadh                     

·       Champaner                 

·       Aurobindo Ashram

·       Jama Masjid

·       Akshardham                

·       Gandhi Ashram,                       

·       Kankaria                      

·       Hussain Doshi Gufa

·       Adalaj Stepwell             

·       Vintage Cars Museum  

·       Sabarmati Sidi Saiyyed Mosque 

·       Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary

·       Maharaja Sayajirao Museum                              

·       Maharaja Fatehsinh Museum    

·       Sayajirao Gaekwad Palace

·       Maharaja Sayajirao Museum                              

·       Maharaja Fatehsinh Museum    

·       Sayajirao Gaekwad Palace

Hotel Information

MADHUBHAN RESORT & SPA, ANAND - GUJARAT
Hotel Address :

Anand - Sojitra Road, Vallabh Vidyanagar - 388 120, Gujarat, India


Phone :
18002339009
Fax:

Email:
hsm@madhubhan.com

Hotel Manager Name :
Mr. Sudip Kumar Maity
Hotel Manager E-mail:
gm@madhubhan.com
Reservations E-mail:
reservations@madhubhan.com
No. of Rooms:
104 luxuriously appointed rooms & suites.
Air-conditioning:
Centrally air-conditioned
Travel Information and Tourist Attraction:

Nearest Airport: The Vadodara International Airport, Airport Road, Harni, Vadodara, Gujarat 390022. CODE – BDQ. Tel: 02652485356.

Airport: Vadodara – 40 kms 30 mins drive I Ahmadabad – 65 kms 1-hour drive
Mumbai Airport / City: 450 kms 6-hour drive
Nearest Railway Station: Anand / Vadodara – 30 / 35 kms – 50 mins drive I Ahmadabad – 60 kms 1-hour drive
City Centre: 15 mins drive.
Tourist Spots:
Sight-seeing in & around Vallabh Vidyanagar is an experience in itself. From religious places to bird sanctuary, from historic places to museums, there is something for everybody.
 
20 sight-seeing options in and around Madhubhan Resort & Spa, Anand.


PLACES OF INTEREST IN AND AROUND TALLABH VIDYANAGAR.

Balasinor Fossil Park Raioli, Balasinor - Raioli near Balasinor is one of the most important Dinosaur sites in Asia. Discovered in 1981, the fossils are more than 65 million years old. Developed by the Gujarat Tourism this worlds 2nd largest site, is also referred to as India"s Jurassic Park. The excavation site contains fossilized eggs, bones and other remains in natural form of around 12 species of Dinosaurs. Visiting the site, may take around half a day. 
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa - 107 kms

Sardar Patel Memorial - The Sardar Patel Memorial Trust is an organization dedicated to preserving the work and memory of Indian political leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It does a variety of work - publishing books and magazines on Patel"s life and work, maintaining public displays and memorials, as well as hosting the annual Sardar Patel Memorial Lectures.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa - 4.4km

Vadtal - The town of Vadtal is also known as Vadtal Swaminarayan. The temple here is in the shape of a lotus, with nine domes in the inner temple. The land for this shrine was donated by Joban Pagi, a dacoit converted into a devotee by Swaminarayan. The temple was constructed under the supervision of S.G. Brahmanand Swami.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa - 14.2km


Dakor - Dakor is prominent for its grand temple of Shree Krishna. On full moon days, people visit the temple to seek the blessings as was done by the devotee who brought Shree Krishna to the temple. So there is a great inflow of people and the town is very crowded. There is a carnival or fair taking place around February and March, on the day of festival of Holi and observed by all Hindus as a mark for triumph of the truth and goodness. On the day of Sarad Purnima which comes after end of Navratra is the day believed on which Lord Krishna come to Dakor as Ranchodrai with his great devotee known as Bodana. Lord comes to Dakor to fulfill the promise that he will come to Dakor with Bodana.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 36.5km

Lothal -  Lothal is one of the most prominent cities of the ancient Indus valley civilization. Located in Bhal region of the modern state of Gujarat and dating from 2400 BCE, it is one of India"s most important archaeological sites that date from that era. Discovered in 1954, Lothal was excavated from February 13, 1955 to May 19, 1960 by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 41.4km

Sayajirao Gaekwad Palace - The term Maharaja Palace actually refers to a series of palaces in Vadodara, constructed since the Gaekwad family started ruling the Vadodara State. The first one was a building known as the Sarkar Wada. This building not really a palace was given up for the Nazarbaug Palace built in old classical style. This once a magnificent building is now in a dilapidated state. After this the Lakshmi Vilas Palace, an extravagant building of the Indo-Saracenic school, was built by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III in 1890 at a cost of GBP 180,000. Major Charles Mant was the architect. It is reputed to have been the largest private dwelling built in the nineteenth century and four times the size of Buckingham Palace. At the time of construction it boasted the most modern amenities such as elevators and the interior is reminiscent of a large European country house. It remains the residence of the Royal Family, who continues to be held in high esteem by the residents of Baroda.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 44.0km

Pavagadh - Pavagadh is 2700ft above the sea level, and a Municipality in Panchmahal district about 46 kilometres (29 miles) away from Vadodara. It is known for a famous Mahakali temple which draws thousands of pilgrims everyday. Pavagadh is the gateway to Panchmahal.  According to legends, Pavagadh is the chunk of the Himalayas that was carried by Hanuman to Lanka. At its base lies the town of Champaner. Pavagadh along with Champaner and Machhi is a UNESCO world heritage site. The hill of Pavagadh rises from Champaner in three stages and this plateau lies at an altitude of 1,471 feet. Pavagadh is also known as the birthplace of Gujarat"s famous musician, Baiju Bawra. The main attraction in Pavagdh is the famous temple of Goddess Mahakali that is located on the top of a hill. Pilgrims can either walk or use the ropeway facility, which also affords a fantastic view of the surrounding vistas and scenery. This temple is dedicated to an avatar of the Durga and is greatly revered by the locals and tourists.

Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 86.1km

Champaner - Champaner is a historical city in the state of Gujarat. It is located in Panchmahal district, 47 kilometres from the city of Vadodara. The city was briefly the capital of Gujarat. It was founded by Vanraj Chavda, the most prominent king of the Chavda Kingdom, in the 8th century. He named it after the name of his friend and general Champa, also known later as Champaraj. Champaner is today the site of the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, which UNESCO designated a World Heritage Site in 2004.Sultan Bhegada also built a magnificent Jama Masjid in Champaner, which ranks amongst the finest architectural edifices in Gujarat. It is an imposing structure on a high plinth, with a central dome, two minarets 30 meters in height, 172 pillars, seven mihrabs, and carved entrance gates with fine stone jalis.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 82.1km

Aurobindo Ashram - Sri Aurobindo Ashram is located at Dandia Bazar in the city of Vadodara. Relics of Shri Aurobindo are present here. It is open to all for meditation. It houses a library, study room and sales emporium.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 43.1km

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary - Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, primarily comprising of a huge lake and ambient marshes, is situated about 64 km to the West of Ahmedabad. Mainly inhabited by migratory birds in winter and spring, it is the largest wetland bird sanctuary in Gujarat, and one of the largest in India. The lake measures 123 km², attracts over 210 species of birds in the winter, and harbors a variety of flora and fauna. The shallow area and ponds on the outer fringes of the lake attract the wading birds that feed in the shallow waters. Besides a few mammalian species including the endangered wild ass and the blackbuck, its migratory bird population includes Rosy Pelicans, Flamingoes, White Storks, Brahminy Ducks and Herons.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 163km

Akshardham - Akshardham Temple is made out of 6,000 tonnes of pink sandstones, placed intricately together. The most amazing part of this splendor is that not even a single iron rod was used to construct the temple. Its just the accurate placement of the stones that brought out this bewitching building. The temple is a work of 900 skilled craftsmen who created 93 sculpted pillars, 40 windows carved from both sides, and a feast of forms and filigrees. 
Innumerable tourists and Hindu devout visit this holy place to discover its designs, devotion, inspiration, calm and sooth. The temple has renowned itself nationally as well as internationally. It is first of its kind, not only in India but in the world.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 101km

Gandhi Ashram, Sabarmati - Sabarmati Ashram ,also known as Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Ashram, or Satyagraha Ashram is located in the Ahmedabad suburb of Sabarmati adjoining to famous Ashram Road, at the bank of River Sabarmati,4 miles away from the city Town Hall. This was one of the residences of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. This ashram is now a national monument by the Government of India due to its significance in the Indian independence movement in the form of the Dandi March in 1930.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 86.3km

Sidi Saiyyed Mosque - The Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, built in 1573, is one of the most famous mosques of Ahmedabad. As per the marble stone tablet fixed on the wall of the mosque, it was built by Sidi Saeed (aka Sidi Saiyyed) an Abyssinian in the retinue of Bilal Jhajar Khan, General in the army of the last Sultan Shams-ud-Din Muzaffar Shah III of Sultanate. The mosque was built in the last year of the Sultanate of Gujrat. The mosque is entirely arcuated and is famous for beautifully carved ten stone latticework windows (jalis) on the side and rear arches. The rear wall is filled with square stone pierced panels in geometrical designs. The two bays flanking the central aisle have reticulated stone slabs carved in designs of intertwined trees and foliage and a palm motif. This intricately carved stone window is called the Siddi Sayyed Jali. Siddi Sayyed Jali is unofficial symbol of city of Ahmedabad. It is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. This jali inspired the design of the logo of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 79.1km

Kankaria - Kankaria is the biggest lake in Ahmedabad (in earlier days it used to known, name by Qutub Hojj). Where all kings, or badshah, used to do bath in this lake. With an approximate circumference of 1.4 miles (2.3 km), it represents the regale history of Ahmedabad. Kankaria was built by Sultan Kutubuddin in 15th century A.D. The work was completed in 1451. Its ancient name is Hauj-E-Kutub. At one point of the circular lake, there opens a walkway which later merges into a garden called Nagina Wadi (means beautiful garden in Urdu) that is located in the center of the lake. Lighting and special effects on the walkway and sumptuous food of the restaurants in the central garden make the lake a worthwhile place to visit or spend an evening. Kankaria is well-known for its junk food in the entire province of Gujarat. At night, the junk food business soars up. Especially in the summer between months of March and June. A train named "Atal Express"(Named after former prime-minister of India Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birthday 25 December 2008) has been imported from London; the train circles the lake on a 4.5 km track at a speed of 10 km/h. The train has the capacity to carry 150 passengers, including 36 adults. The train is manufactured by Severn Lamb.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 76.6km (Express Highway Route)

Jama Masjid - At the eastern side of Teen Darwaza, Jama Masjid is located opposite to Mahatma Gandhi Road. It is one of the most beautiful mosques in India. The grand edifice was built by Ahmed Shah in 1423 A.D. from the items ransomed from the demolished Hindu and Jain temples. Built in yellow sand stones, this marvelous mosque has a combination of Hindu and Muslim styles of architecture. There are about 260 columns within the mosque to protect its roof. There used be two shaking minarets as well but they got completely demolished during the earthquake of 1819 and 1957. It is believed that the large black slab around the main arc is actually the base of a Jain idol, buried upside down by the Sultan.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 83.3km

Hussain Doshi Gufa - Hussain Doshi Gufa is an underground art gallery located in Ahmedabad that depicts the works of the famous Indian painter named M.F.Hussain. It has been designed by the famous architect B. V. Doshi. Thus, the art gallery has been named after the two eminent personalities, Hussain and Doshi. The gallery is more popularly known as Amdavad ni Gufa. It has been given the name Gufa, as its structural design resembles a cave. For the art lovers, Hussain Doshi Gufa is a real feast for eyes. The Hussain Doshi Gufa art gallery in Ahmedabad lies in the surrounding areas of the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology. This structure has been constructed using simple hand tools and that too by unskilled workers. The art gallery has been built on the basis of computer aided designs.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 94km

Adalaj Stepwell - Adalaj Stepwell is a unique Hindu "water building" in the village of Adalaj, close to Ahmedabad town in Gandhinagar district. The stepwell was built in 1499 by Muslim king Mohammed Bhegda for Queen Rani Roopba, wife of Veer Singh, the Vaghela chieftain. The step well or "Vav", as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is five stories in depth. Such step wells were once integral to the semi arid regions of Gujarat as they provided basic water needs for drinking, washing and bathing. These wells were also venues for colorful festivals and sacred rituals.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 94.4km (Express Highway Route)

Vintage Cars Museum - Ahmedabad’s historic prides – a sprawling vintage car collection with over 105 cars. A proud collector Mr. Pranlal Bhogilal, founder-president of the Vintage and Classic Car Club of India, has converted his personal car collection into a museum named Auto World Vintage Car Museum – Dastaan Farms.
Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 87.0km

Maharaja Sayajirao Museum - Also known as the Baroda Museum, Maharaja Sayajirao Museum is an important tourist attraction of Gujarat. Set up in 1894 AD by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad, the museum exhibits fine collections of artifacts including sculptures, ancient manuscripts, industrial arts and royal family memorabilia. It also has a good collection of Egyptian antiquities and the famous Akota Bronzes, dating from the 5th century A.D. The adjoining art gallery has a great collection of Mughal miniatures, paintings from the European masters and valuable palm-leaf manuscripts of Buddhist and Jain origin. Other remarkable collections at the Museum include a full-fledged gallery of Tibetan Art. And for its unique and rare exhibits, the Maharaja Sayajirao Museum enjoys an international reputation for being one of the best in the East.

Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 41.4km

Maharaja Fatehsinh Museum - Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum is a museum housed within the Maharaja"s palace (the Lakshmi Vilas Palace) in Vadodara. The building was constructed as a school for the Maharaja"s children. Today a large number of works of art belonging to the Royal family are displayed in the museum. The museum contains works of art collected by Maharaja Sir Sayajirao Gaekwad III during his numerous trips out of India. The major works of art in this museum are the paintings by European and Indian artists including a collection of the paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, who was specially commissioned by the then Maharaja of Baroda. The collection includes portraits of the Royal family in addition to the paintings based on Hindu mythology for which Raja Ravi Varma was famous. 

Distance from Madhubhan Resort & Spa – 44.0km


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