Mahua Van Resort
The Mahua tree
or Madhuca Longifolia rampant across central India, is an
integral part of the tribal village economy. Every part of
the tree is used and even a popular intoxicating brew 'the
Mahua' is made from its flowers.
At Mahua Resorts we seek to capture this essence of nature
and human symbiosis. Our different locations reflect the
rich diversity of natural back drops but more importantly
provide to you an experience to cherish. We attempt to be
non intrusive on environment and blend with the local
habitat and community, and offer you to enjoy the same.
Our get always do focus on well being and rejuvenation
while bonding with nature. In a nutshell, can we bring to
you an ecologically sensitive and exciting holiday ? Our
effort is an endeavor in that direction.
Guest accommodation comprises of 12 spacious suites with
15 rooms to give the feel of contemporary bungalows
nestled amongst thick foliage. The colonial louvered doors
and windows with stained glass and the art deco furniture
transforms the guest in nostalgia of yesteryear bungalows.
The spacious suites with inter linked and comfortable
vanity space, bath, open shower areas and the wooden deck
with splendid view of the river and the forest can be very
enchanting. The open air showers are a distinctive feature
with element of fun and romance. The Palash deluxe suites
provide Machans as a covered roof top as sleep outs in the
back drop of nature. All cottages are air conditioned and
give the comfort and conveniences of modern hotel rooms
The Survey Lounge (Library)
The open reception area and the elegant library room
offers a sense of space, aesthetics as well as plenty of
reading matter on nature, birds and wildlife for idling
away on vacation.
Conference Facility: "The Nest"
The Nest enables round table setups for 40 in an air
conditioned hall. Conference for up to 100 participants is
available in a mix of covered and open area. However, we
also encourage conferencing under the sprawling cluster of
The Nest area outside of the Conference hall is designed
in a mosaic of Jaisalmer, and Katni stone and terracotta
brick work.The interesting mix of open and covered spaces
are used for games such as table tennis, carom, chess etc.
In the winter months the nest comes alive with barbecues
Swimming pool along with a spa is planned to be added
Mahua Vann Dining
The Indian tradition of hospitality is incomplete without
a satisfying culinary experience. Being in the lap of
nature and the wild, our hope is to provide our guests
with menu that are locally savored along with dishes and
preparations that are universally acclaimed "Indian Food",
The Mahua Vann is well equipped with a modern kitchen. Our
well trained local chefs and the even smiling staff are
more than happy to help you prepare your own meal in the
open Kitchen area should our guests so desire.
The dining spaces are designed for you to relish your
meals in multiple locations. The 'Sambher Room' in warm
colors of Jaisalmer and terra cotta is your first choice
for buffets and regular dining. Dining in a thatched and
open gazebo or an open wooden deck over looking a water
body can be an exciting option for the palate.
Barbecues and Tandoor in the open alongside the camp fire
place in the winters is another option.
The food menu has dishes and preparations locally savored.
Simple authentic recipes, organic fruits and vegetables
are a part of the unique Mahua experience.
All meals are served Buffet.
By Air :
The Pench National Park is amongst the few Tiger
Reserves which is close to a major air port vis Nagpur in
Maharashtra ( 90kms).
Another airport Jabalpur in MP is 192kms.
By Train :
Nagpur is a major central railway hub and is well
connected to Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore
Convenient trains with very good frequencies are available
from other destinations as well.
To reach Mahua Vann from Delhi :
Fly to Nagpur; drive from Nagpur to Mahua Vann is
Fly to Jabalpur; drive to Mahua Vann is approximately
To reach Mahua Vann from Mumbai :
Fly to Nagpur- drive to Mahua Vann is approximately
Pickups and transfers from Nagpur airport and railway
station, as well as from Jabalpur airport can be arranged