What to know before you go ?
- This boutique pet-friendly haveli is located at the edge of Ragho sagar lake overlooking the hills and Gokalgarh fort
- Sip sundowners by the pool after a day spent outdoors and dine under the stars. Surprise your loved one with an exclusive candle-lit dinner served by the lakeside or on the rooftop with Rajasthani cuisine served in silver thalis
- Most of the fresh produce is sourced locally from their vegetable garden. Indulge in an extraordinary 'Farm to Fork' experience while here
- Take your pick from a range of activities like hikes in the Aravallis, cycling, bird watching, artisan walks, culinary workshops and farm visits
About the property:
Rajasthan glistens with a certain regal rustic charm that has wooed travellers for ages. Dev Shree is your doorway into the fascinating era of Mewar where you're welcomed by the owners itself, the time of graciousness and the period of beauty and art. Shatrunjai Singh Chundawat, a scion of the Deogarh family decided to re-build the heritage home and drew elements of inspiration from the charming Bagor ki Haveli at Udaipur, the City Palace of Udaipur and the artists who worked on these properties. He wanted to showcase the local craftsmanship in his home and provide an opportunity for the local boys and girls to learn the tenets of hospitality and that's how Dev Shree came to be. There’s a sense of swankiness that swiftly brushes off on you the moment you step in at Dev Shree – a grand haveli hidden away in Deogarh, a small town of Rajasthan. Staying at Dev Shree is indeed a regal experience for any traveller. Reclining on a splendid bed, tasting the keenly selected cuisine and living amidst the artistically painted walls and ceilings, carved pillars which adorn the deep verandah overlooking the Ragho sagar lake is certainly not an ordinary affair.
Dev Shree is an ideal way to unearth some history and soak up a bit of erstwhile royalty. There are 7 spacious and well appointed suites with private garden space and with endless iews of the surrounding gardens. Enjoy gaping at beautiful migratory birds, sitting in your verandah with the lawn stretching out to the shore of the Ragho Sagar lake. If you are lucky, you will witness peacocks frolic around in the garden all day long. The open-to-sky coutyard is our favourite spot for a morning cuppa while reading the daily newspaper.
Meals at Dev Shree are an epitome Rajasthani stateliness –the in-house chefs takes special care in understanding each guest’s tastes. They serve delicious traditional, local Mewari specialties and can organise romantic dinners by the lake or on the rooftop on special request. Most of the fresh produce comes from their own vegetable garden. On special request, they can even arrange spa therapies for you - whether you want a quick head and neck massage or a longer session of full body massage, Dev Shree has got you covered.
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Dev Shree is a pet-friendly property.
The best way to arrive would be to fly in to either IGI International airport at Delhi or to the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport at Mumbai and then take a connecting flight to Udaipur from where the property can organise an airport transfer to Dev Shree by surface/road. Dev Shree at Deogarh is 2 hours drive from the Udaipur airport. Other options are to take the Shatabdi express train from New Delhi to Ajmer and they will organise a car to pick you up at the station and drive you to Dev Shree. Ajmer to Dev Shree is also a 2 hour drive. One can even be received at Jodhpur from where they can organise a car pick up and you drive 31/2 hours to arrive at Dev Shree at Deogarh.