If you’ve come to the honey-coloured citadel to immerse yourself in its otherworldly, Arabian Nights atmosphere, then this is the hotel for you. Occupying three of the fort’s barrel-shaped bastions, the rooms are an unashamedly romantic mix of crimson, lime and pistachio-hued silk that contrast beautifully with the ochre tones of the old walls. Little alcoves harbour antique brass or wood-carved deities, and pillared sitouts offer places to lounge while you gaze through cusp-arched windows over the surrounding rooftops. Staying here is a simply wonderful experience – from breakfast, which you can enjoy on a terrace as the sun illuminates the haveli’s stonework, to the night time, when local Manganiyar Gypsies perform under the stars.
Killa Bhawan, Jaisalmer
OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE AWARD WINNING HOLIDAYS TO ASIA 100% FINANCIAL PROTECTION