Woods At Sasan

Woods at Sasan

Focus on your wellbeing at this secluded Indian forest retreat, and reconnect with yourself using time-honored Eastern wisdom.

Nestled in a lush mango orchard in the Sasan Gir forest in Gujarat, India, Woods At Sasan offers gently nourishing wellbeing through a slow, sustainable, nature-immersed lifestyle that is deeply connected to the land and its culture.

 

Designed to nurture biophilia, the pared down and eco-conscious architecture blends into the forest backdrop, and features independent Stays with private gardens, offering a rare experience of quietude and self-exploration.

 

With the best of traditional Eastern healing techniques, options of Ayurveda-based Sattvic diets, and engaging local experiences, Woods At Sasan is a wilderness retreat removed from the frenetic pace of urban environments, inviting guests to relax, unwind and discover joy.

 

 

Highlights & Activities

WAS_SEP_2021--39 (1)
Spot lions on an immersive jungle safari
The Asiatic lion is a rare and majestic creature found in the Gir National Park. Spot these beautiful beasts roaming free during an adventurous safari into the jungle canopy.
Ridhesh x Mitika Wedding (77)
Try your hand at pottery
Challenge yourself to a class of hand-thrown pottery creations, expertly guided by a local ceramics master.
B8B0F383-9E73-4C3B-93C4-8A518B025394
Watch the sun set and the stars rise in the heart of the forest
Make use of the hotel’s telescope to experience the beauty of star-gazing up to clear skies that are unaffected by the disturbing light pollution of large urban areas.
4E89679D-965C-4AD0-A74C-E5D0F0BB28B1
Learn about the traditional Siddi Dhamaal dance
Experience the infectious high energy and impressive beauty of the traditional Siddi Dhamaal dance, performed by local community members.
WAS_SEP_2021_edit
Go from garden to table with the ultimate culinary experience
Learn about Woods At Sasan’s regenerative agriculture practices and immersion in the natural world with the team’s expert horticulturist. Then taste the unique flavors of fresh produce that’s sourced from the hotel's gardens and are served directly onto your plate.

Regenerative Impact

Founded with a deep respect for its surrounding forest, Woods At Sasan honors life in India’s natural world and the local community and wildlife that live in unison with the land.

DSC03337
Woods At Sasan has no single-use plastics; water bottles are always glass, all food packaging is made from corn starch and sugarcane, and carry bags are made from banana fiber paper. All toiletries are packaged in paper only.
Woods At Sasan is designed in keeping with Biophilia, applying natural patterns to evoke subconscious connection to nature. The retreat is built using locally sourced, non-toxic, reclaimed and reusable materials to minimize concrete use and reduce carbon footprint.
Woods At Sasan’s cuisine follows sustainable food practices; menus change with the seasons and feature locally-grown vegetables, organic foods and mindfully sourced meat, fish and poultry. They also offer vegan and Keto diets for interested guests. They do not do not air-freight in any produce.
The Woods At Sasan team has created a mobile Community Library that is stocked with over 2,300 books and travels to over 13 local villages to offer reading materials to rural villagers. The hotel’s Community Development team has also planted over 4,000 trees in over 21 villages surrounding Woods At Sasan to promote the preservation and conservation of native species in the local area.

Travel with Us

Tell us about yourself

Tell us about your ideal trip

Stories featuring Woods At Sasan

Stories featuring Woods At Sasan

Screen Shot 2024-04-12 at 12.18.28 PM

Personalization is the Key to Regenerative Travel: Amanda Ho in Conversation with Juliet Kinsman

As part of Bodyism’s Body Talks series, Amanda Ho, CEO of Regenerative Travel, joined Condé Nast Traveller’s Sustainability Editor, Juliet Kinsman for a discussion about luxury and eco-travel retreats, sustainability and regeneration, and how we can be more thoughtful and responsible travelers. 

Personalization is the Key to Regenerative Travel: Amanda Ho in Conversation with Juliet Kinsman

As part of Bodyism’s Body Talks series, Amanda Ho, CEO of Regenerative Travel, joined Condé Nast Traveller’s Sustainability Editor, Juliet Kinsman for a discussion about luxury and eco-travel retreats, sustainability and regeneration, and how we can be more thoughtful and responsible travelers. 

A Guide to Regenerative Honeymoon Hotels

Celebrating Women in Regeneration 2024 for International Women’s Day

This year for International Women’s Day we highlight the innovative achievements of women across the globe who are part of the Regenerative Travel Community. Their leading contributions to social, economic, cultural, and political spheres show promise for a more equitable world

Personalization is the Key to Regenerative Travel: Amanda Ho in Conversation with Juliet Kinsman

As part of Bodyism’s Body Talks series, Amanda Ho, CEO of Regenerative Travel, joined Condé Nast Traveller’s Sustainability Editor, Juliet Kinsman for a discussion about luxury and eco-travel retreats, sustainability and regeneration, and how we can be more thoughtful and responsible travelers. 

A Guide to Regenerative Honeymoon Hotels

Celebrating Women in Regeneration 2024 for International Women’s Day

This year for International Women’s Day we highlight the innovative achievements of women across the globe who are part of the Regenerative Travel Community. Their leading contributions to social, economic, cultural, and political spheres show promise for a more equitable world

Embrace the Winter Chill at Regenerative Travel Destinations

As winter settles into the Northern Hemisphere, it often brings a touch of melancholy, tempting us to hibernate until spring arrives. Beat the winter blues by indulging in these winter escapes, which will make you forget all about short days and freezing temperatures. Whether you yearn for a winter wonderland worthy of a Christmas card, a snug city retreat, or mountain adventures, there is an option for everyone. 

Hotel Location

Woods At Sasan

Woods At Sasan sits in the bountiful Sasan Gir, known as the land of Asiatic lions and home to a host of wildlife. There is full privacy and zero distractions from the outside world in this peaceful area of lush and biodiverse Indian wilderness.

Hotel Address

Gujarat, India

Closest Airport

Diu Airport (1 hour flight from Mumbai), Keshod Airport & Rajkot Greenfield International Airport.

Travel Time From Airport

1.5 hour drive

RT+ Membership Perks

Receive $99 travel credit towards a 3 night minimum stay as a RegenerativeTravel+ member and choice of one of the following: Sound Healing Therapy, Private Barbeque Dinner or Village Tour

Continue exploring Regenerative Hotels™

Nosara, Costa Rica

Receive a complimentary mountain biking tour and Nosara tour, surf lesson, or massage for two people plus special membership recognition and arrival exclusives

Palm Beach, Aruba

Enjoy an interactive tour & tasting valued at $99 through Boardwalk's lush terrain and immerse in the property's rich history as a coco plantation. The tour is followed by a rum tasting of various local rums, and includes one rum-infused cocktail of choice per person.

Koh Rong Archipelago, Cambodia

Receive $99 travel credit towards a 3-night minimum stay as a RegenerativeTravel+ member to use towards F&B and spa during stay.

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Receive $70 credit towards the Gandoca Lagoon Tour and explore the stunning mangrove species and wildlife sanctuary surrounding the lagoon, where caimans and crocodiles are frequently spotted. Contribute to the preservation of the area with a 15-minute beach cleanup included in the tour.

Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru

Receive $99 travel credit towards a 3 night minimum stay as a RegenerativeTravel+ member, a guided tour of the farm, Kuska School and native tree nursery with farm lunch included.

Skåbuvegen, Norway

Receive $99 travel credit towards a 3 night minimum stay as a Regenerative Travel+ member and personal guided tour from owners.