Stay In A Houseboat Near The Statue Of Unity Amid The Wilderness Of Gujarat

by Suchismita Pal
Stay In A Houseboat Near The Statue Of Unity Amid The Wilderness Of Gujarat

Houseboats are common in Kerala and Kashmir. But have you ever wondered about staying inside a houseboat in the wilderness of Gujarat? OYO Ekta, a beautiful wooden houseboat, floats on the river Narmada in Gujarat, and it is surrounded by pristine nature. The quaint, two-storeyed houseboat overlooks a dramatic peak. It lies in the vicinity of around 20 popular tourist attractions in Gujarat like the Statue of Unity, boat cruise and dino trail. Guests can also indulge in thrilling jungle safaris from here.


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This Is Gujarat’s First Houseboat And Comes With Luxurious Suites

The 182-metre tall Statue of Unity in Gujarat’s Kevadia is the highest statue in the world. Around 3 kilometres away from the statue, lies the houseboat in Ekta Nagar. This is the first houseboat stay with Gujarat with luxurious suites. The suites come with top-notch amenities for the utmost comfort of the guests. The all-wooden interiors are decked phenomenally with traditional Gujarati paintings, rural linings and more. The houseboat can accommodate a maximum of 6 guests.


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Catch Sunsets On The River And Relish Authentic Gujarati Cuisine

While staying in the houseboat, guests can also relish authentic and delectable Gujarati cuisine prepared meticulously in the in-house kitchen. The rooms have large windows that open up to stunning views. From the upper deck of the houseboat, guests can enjoy panoramic views of the picturesque surroundings. The observation deck offers magical views of sunrises and sunsets too. Guests can also spot fishes jumping mirthfully on the river.

For bookworms, there is a mind-boggling collection of books in OYO Ekta. Along with books, there are board games too. The cost of staying in the houseboat is around ₹8173/night. The houseboat also comes with free wifi and television for indoor entertainment.

This is one of the best experiential stays in Gujarat for an adventure to remember!

Address | Near Sea-Plane Landing Area, Sardar Sarovar Dam Site, Near Statue of Unity, Ekta Nagar, Narmada District, Vadodara

Book | Here