Woods at Sasan by 1000 Island is the first hand-crafted eco-boutique luxury resort and spa at the edge of Gir Forest, the only place where the majestic Asiatic Lions are seen in the wild. Built within an eight-acre mango orchard, Woods at Sasan espouses a sustainable concept using indigenous materials and craftsmen with minimal intrusions to the natural terrain and foliage, the resort and spa sport supreme luxury that is innate.
The resort is ideal for a memorable getaway as it is located only some 90 km from the ancient Portuguese settlement of Diu, 60 km from Junagadh, a historical town and is just a short drive from one of the most important Hindu temples in India: Somnath. The Gir Forest, besides the world-famous Asiatic lion, is also home to over 300 species of wild birds.
Your nature connect doesn’t get better than this.
Influenced by regional cuisine and local savoir-faire, Swadesh is our flagship restaurant and follows us to all 1000 Island destinations. Here, at Woods at Sasan, Swadesh draws on Gujarat’s rich culinary heritage and specialises in authentic vegetarian thali with a stylish contemporary twist.
Drawing from the best of two worlds, Indian and Global cuisines, Terracotta is an all-day restaurant serving diverse Indian specialties and international classics. Hosting breakfast, lunch and dinner – as well as a selection of our favourite dishes available around the clock – our team of chefs is on hand whatever the occasion.
A snug space adjacent to the waters and open to the sky, serves bites freshly fired from the clay oven. Soak in nature at Alfresco with a slice of pizza, a sumptuous sandwich, or exotic pasta — enjoy the deck while your loved ones take a dip, or refresh yourself right after a good swim.
The social hall can host up to sixty guests for family functions and fifty for a corporate event. An adjacent pre-function area, open-to-sky, serves the purpose of catering or high-tea. Inspired by the surrounding Gir forest, the hall has a hand-crafted wooden interior with state-of-the-art facilities.
Inspired by Hindu mythology and the age-old quest for amrit – the elixir of life –Som Spa offers a holistic approach to well-being based on a deep connect with nature. Discover an exclusive space for relaxation, well-being and beauty which draws on both the ancient Ayurvedic traditions of India and the best of modern and alternative healing therapies.
Dive into the deep, cool and clear water of a pool in the midst of a jungle to relax the body and mind. The pool side bar and seating arrangement around is an ideal place to de-stress and be at leisure. A perfect spot for unwind, put one’s feet up and just drift in the beauty of pristine nature.
Swim to the bar while you are enjoying the waters to sip fresh juices, mango delicacies from the orchard and light bites for refreshment. The bar is under a canopy of a massive mango tree and serves health drinks too other than mocktails and smoothies.
Unlike any other luxury hotel, we serve meals in a style reminiscent of an Indian tiffin. These are traditional brass containers, tiered with delicacies, packed for travel or a family picnic. Don’t miss to mention these during your visit to discover more.
Planning for the kids is no child’s play and we value quality engagement for the little ones. Our kids’ playroom is setup with a range of meaningful games and activities to keep them well occupied, so that you can unwind just as planned.
Fitness is a routine some don’t wish to discontinue, even on vacations. Our compact, personalised gym helps you stick to the work-out routine, facing our edible gardens this time, in place of the uninspiring traffic jam or concrete.