Before visiting this destination, it is essential to choose an accommodation through Puri Hotels which is comfortable and has at least the basic amenities. Puri offers only one four star accommodation. Toshali Sands is located in a serene location near the Balukhanda reserve forest. This hotel is located eight kilometers away from the Puri railway station and 65 kilometers away from Bhubaneswar airport.
The hotel has 109 air conditioned rooms in all. This four star resort in Puri has three conference halls, a host of restaurants, a shopping arcade, a gymnasium, swimming pool, tennis courts, children's park and other outdoor and indoor recreation facilities. Built on a sprawling 30 acres of land this hotel rests in the heart of lush greenery. Every room in this hotel has 32 inch flat screen televisions, electronic locks, tea / coffee makers and electronic safe. The addition of nine villas in this hotel recently is worth a visit.
These villas are very spacious and the four executive villas have a Jacuzzi and a hot tub to rejuvenate. Also these executive villas have personal gardens where one can enjoy the picturesque scenery. Other than the villas, there are 42 cottages which have a personal garden with a separate open verandah. Two modern cane chairs are placed in the verandah so that people can relax in the open area.
It is the only resort in East India which provides its guests exciting boat rides in the Nuanai River, is Toshali Sands. You can enjoy a backwater boat ride by hopping into the 14 seater motorboat.
Toshali Sands resort at Puri is well known for its various Ayurveda packages and the medicated steam bath or Vashpaswedanam; the special bodies massage Abhyangam, the Shirodhara or mental destressing treatment and the Panchakarma or the overall wellness treatment. Other than these, this resort also offers body immunization, rejuvenation therapy, body slimming and body sedation therapy. To stay in Toshali Sands, Puri is a unique experience as it gives the guests value for money.