As one of India’s foremost player in promoting eco- tourism & off-beat destinations for last three decades, Gurgaon-based hospitality and destination management company-Toshali Resorts International, has consolidated its presence in the rural hinterlands across India where the corporate has reached-out to the local villagers making them a partner in the sustainable growth of the community. Be it the alpine forests of Shillon Bagh valley in Shimla or the Balukhanda Reserve Forest on the Konark Marine Drive or the Simlipal Tiger Reserve in Odisha, Toshali has garnered an impeccable track-record of promoting sustainable tourism along with rendering world-class hospitality to leisure and corporate travellers through its chain of luxury resorts.
Recently, Toshali has partnered with Government of Odisha as a sole provider of hospitality and destination management services in Buddhist circuit of Odisha comprising Ratnagiri, Lalitgiri, Udayagiri ( known as Diamond Triangle) .Toshali Resorts is managing four properties with state-of-art facilities at the Buddhist site of Ratnagiri, Lalitgiri , Udayagiri and Pathrajpur. As a promoter of sustainable tourism, Toshali Group is taking proactive measures to create awareness among villagers about the conservation of archaeological heritage of Buddhist era and training them to extend hospitality to tourists coming to visit 2000 years old Buddhist monuments thereby bringing Odisha’s Buddhist tourism in the world map.
Prominent properties of Toshali Group are :
Toshali Sands, Puri
Toshali Sands Ethnic Village Resort at Puri is the group's flagship property spread over 33 acres of lush green surrounding (with more than 1600 coconut trees & other plantation) at the Puri-Konark marine drive is Odisha's first 4 star propery. The resort has a private beach and a 8 acres of organic farm of vegetables & fruits. The property has 109 air conditioned rooms, 50 private freestanding Deluxe Cottages, 9 Deluxe Villas and 4 Executive Villas, 3 conference halls, restaurant, shopping arcade, swimming pool, well-equipped gym, children parks, tennis courts, ayurvedic spa, etc.
Toshali Jungle Lodge, Simlipal
Toshali Jungle Resort is situated within the close serenity of Simlipal National Park in the Mayurbhanja district of Odisha. It is located on the banks of Ramathirtha River which is visited by many animals of the sanctuary to quench their thirst. As the name suggests, it has all the wilderness of the jungle embedded in a comforting atmosphere that comes alive with the elegantly worked out architecture, interiors and overall ambience of the lodge.
Toshali Royal View, Shimla
Toshali Royal View Resort, situated 24 km away from Shimla, on the Kufri-Chail road is surrounded by the mystical snow-capped mountains of Himalaya and invigorating smell of the pine forest, scenic beauty at the off- beat destination Shillon Bagh. All the 77- rooms including 4 suits of this luxury resort in Shimla overlook the dense pine valley.
The Goan Village Resort, Goa
Goan Village Resort, the 30 room property, is an extremely bewitching resort that can be found at the exotic Candolim Beach of Goa. This beach falls under the Northern part of Goa and is well possessed with all the sophisticated facilities.
Toshali Ratnagiri, Jajpur,Odisha
Situated just in front of the Buddhist site museum of Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) is a resort made specially to cater the requirement of tourists, pilgrims and scholars. With 17 luxury rooms including 2 suits, the resort is full of all amenities to ensure comforts for its guests. . The conference hall is equipped with all modern AV systems and facilities for smooth functioning of seminars and conferences. The multi-cuisine A/C restaurant offering wide range of lavish cuisines takes care of the appetite of tourists after there visual treat of the ancient heritage of Buddhism at Ratnagiri site.
Toshali Puspagiri, Pathrajpur, Odisha
Situated at Pathrajupar ( Langudi Hills) where the Kesha-Stupa made by Tapussa and Bhallika, the first disciples of Lord Buddha was excavated recently along with 10 Ashokan era stupas surrounding the Kesha Stupa in a radius of 5kms. (Brief about the no. of rooms, facility and photo to me presented).