Rann Riders – Dasada
Rann Riders is an enchantingly ethnic destination resort, set among wetlands and agricultural fields. The resort has imaginatively designed cottages that blend with the surrounding countryside. Located near Dasada village, it serves as an ideal base to explore the famed culture, weaves and handicrafts of the Surendranagar district. Rann Riders is an eco-friendly boutique resort imaginatively designed using local materials to recreate the appearance of a village. The resort has cottages, resembling the kooba houses of the Bajania community of Dasada and the bhunga houses of the Rabaris of Kutch, decorated with mirrors, mud-plaster work and embroideries. Inside, the cottages are a superb hybrid of traditional decor and modern comforts. The furnishings are mostly embroidered linen and cushion covers from the nearby villages. Each of the cottages has an a/c twin-bedroom, with a comfortable cane bed, mini-bar, a dry dressing area and a tiled bathroom with western-style toilet fittings and hot-and-cold showers. Set amidst lush lawns & gardens, canal and a lake, it is a green oasis that is home to several species of birds. Rann Riders has a conference hall, a spacious dining hall and an attractive lounge with bolsters, cushions, embroideries and other regional handicrafts. The menu boasts of a range of cuisine including regional specialities, using mainly fresh local produce and with large ample choices for both vegetarians and meat-lovers alike. Rann Riders offers jeep, horse and camel safaris in the Little Rann of Kutch, habitat of Asiatic Wild Ass and a birdwatching paradise. Each cottage has an a/c twin-bedroom, with a comfortable cane bed, mini-bar, a dry dressing area and a tiled bathroom with western-style toilet fittings and hot-and-cold showers. Flamingo Restaurant gets its name from the state bird of Gujarat and one of the Little Rann’s most prolific birds.