Lia Nair

A true perfectionist, Lia is fully committed to creating the best spa and culinary experiences for our guests, and brings to Bagh Villas years of training, experience and a passion for perfection and excellence. Apart from being an internationally certified health and nutrition expert, Lia has worked with some of the best spa and wellness.

Akhilesh Nair

Akhilesh Nair (Umesh) started his career working for the Ministry of Environment and Forests, with Ashok Kumar, a leading wildlife conservationist associated with the Wildlife Protection Society of India. He also had the privilege of working as a research assistant with Dr. Ullas Karanth, a renowned conservation zoologist and one of India’s leading tiger experts.

Shrikanth Nayak

Shrikanth’s sheer passion and appetite for wildlife and the outdoors, along with his vast knowledge, have made him an indispensable part of the Bagh Villas team. Shrikanth has spent years studying various facets of nature, eventually leading a number of wildlife photography tours across the Western Ghats and has worked with the Karnataka Forest Department.