The Sarai at Toria opens with 6 independent cottage rooms, each having attached bathrooms, verandas and private courtyards; we will later add a further 2 rooms. Four of the present six cottages are especially suitable for families, as we have included tucked-away mezzanine bed spaces that are great for children.
Keeping environmental concerns in mind, we have used minimal concrete and steel and sourced most of our materials locally - mud, stone, wood, brick, lime, tile, bamboo and grass. Our spacious cottages are fabricated in mud, with thatched roofs; we have combined traditional methods and modern architectural design to insulate them from the extremes of the outside climate. But the rustic mud exteriors hide elegant and contemporary interiors.
A large dining and lounge area is situated on the highest point of the land commanding magnificent views over the Ken River and towards the plateau of the Panna Tiger Reserve. This stone, wood and tile building, designed in an open style, is the perfect place to view sunrises and sunsets and generally to relax and enjoy the tranquil scenery.