- Kutch is an erstwhile princely state of India. It is the largest district of the state of Gujarat and the second largest district in India covering an area of 45,612 sq kms. The land is virtually 'an island' resembling a tortoise "Katchua or Kachbo", surrounded by seawater. Kutch was also known as the kutchdweep or Kutchbet." The Great Rann of Kutch" which dominates a major portion of the district. The Great Rann of Kutch and the Little Rann of Kutch respectively-uninhabitable deserts which during the monsoon season (June to October) is often completely submerged by floods.
74 km from the resort is one of the oldest seaportssea-ports of India and is a major export-import business hub.
DHORDO OR WHITE RUNN
80.5 Km from resort. Dhordo Village is set on the edge of Indo – Pak border, north of Bhuj and is renowned for its White desert, bird watching and craft villages.
218 Km from resort. Dholavira is an archaeological site, locally known as Kotada timba contains ruins of an ancient Harappan city. It is one of the five largest Harappan sites and most prominent archaeological sites in India belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization.
60 Km from resort. Mandvi lies on the western edge of Kutch region of Gujarat and is most idyllic and has Beach Camp stays that offer experiential getaways for those looking for private and exclusive beach experience. Vijay Vilas Palace is a must see if you are in Mandvi.
63 Km from resort is a the site of a unique indigenous tourism project, with a resort comprising tents and traditional bhungas, owned and run by the village community.
50 Km from resort. Lakhpat near Nakhatrana (Kutch) has religious significance for Sikhism as Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, reportedly camped here on his journey to Mecca. It is also a base point to visit Banni Grassland, Chhari Dhand Wetland Reserve.
RUNN UTSAV (KUTCH CARNIVAL)
3 Km from Resort. Rann Utsav also called as rann of kutch festival is organized by Gujarat Tourism from Nov-Feb.where an entire tent city is set-up. Travellers can enjoy adventure sports, cultural evening an experience a truly magical landscape during Kutch Festival.
Bhuj is an interesting city, known for textile tourism, amazing Kachchh handicrafts, and historic buildings such as the Aina Mahal and Prag Mahal
WILD ASS SANCTUARY
170 km from resort, The Wild Ass Sanctuary spreading across nearly 5000 square kilometers of the Little Rann, is the only place on earth where the endangered Indian Wild Ass, known locally as the ghudkhar, still lives.