A remarkable halt between Ahmedabad
and Mount Abu
is the Balaram Palace, a heritage resort. A genial work of neo-classical architecture, the resort is spread over 13 acres of private woodlands and landscaped gardens with Mexican lawns, flower beds, modern fountains and well consoled music system.
Accommodation is available in four gold rooms, twelve platinum rooms and one Nawabi suite, all rooms being equipped with TV, telephone, refrigerator, fireplace and handcrafted furniture. Some rooms have a colonial style with semicircular pillars, English fireplaces and marble faced stone beds.
Some beautiful marble galleries, wooden staircases and well appointed public areas are seen inside the palace. The terrace offers beautiful views of the Aravalli Ranges. The multi cuisine AC restaurant serves North Indian, Continental and Chinese dishes. The AC conference hall can accommodate 75 persons in theater format and 30 persons in U-type. The resort has other facilities such as lawns for parties, swimming pool, indoor games, multi-gym health club and Nawabi style garden.
Balaram Palace Resort is around 167 km from Ahmedabad and 14 km from Palanpur Junction Railway Station.