Are you sitting in your office, staring out of the window at the pouring rain and wondering when you could jump out and enjoy the weather with your friends? Well times have changed and everyone is busy but the memories haven’t faded away. So why not call your friends and plan that exciting get away now to these exclusive resorts/ bungalows to refresh yourself in this amazing weather.
1. Kino Lakeside Chalet
Away from the hustle bustle of city life, 22 kilometers away from Lonavala, Kino Lakeside Chalet is located right on the banks of the Pavna Lake. Ensconced in a lush tropical landscape, directly facing the lake, this Luxurious place is the perfect place to unwind. To add to it you have a butler service to serve you whatever you like. The deck is favourite place of most guests. With lounge beds and hammocks to laze around while you watch the serene lake and feel the unpolluted air blowing is the best way to relax.
The bungalow comprises of 4 bedrooms that can accommodate a group of 20 people with a private pool attached to one of the rooms. For smaller groups, you can occupy room 1 and room 2 which has a huge living room connecting the two to ensure that your group gets enough privacy.
With the tranquility it’s surrounded, enjoy the peace and solitude with your loved ones with complete relaxation of your mind and body.
2. MAHUA BAGH, KASHID
Spread over an Alphonso Mango orchard, Mahua Bagh at Kashid offers a perfect experience of a farm house stay. Blessed with its wonderful surroundings like the famous Murud Janjira fort and the pristine beach, this place is the ideal place to enjoy the monsoons. It’s eight spacious cottages and two studio cottages face the Nandgaon bay directly.
The cottages are designed with select antique furniture and individually styled bathrooms that include sunken bathtubs or sky showers. Each cottage is equipped with a yoga kit and you are spoilt for choices on places to practice!! The middle of the orchard, on the sea-side or under the vast expanse of starlit sky at night, you have loads of choices to relax, read a book, practice yoga or do anything that you want to refresh yourself.
As the name in itself says bagh, you can go for your long awaited evening stroll being sure that the cashew nut, chickoos, banana, palms, guava, and custard apple trees will keep you company.. This place makes you feel at home with it’s simple home cooked style food especially the Rotis that are made in the traditional Indian style Choolahs.
If you are a wild life enthusiast, you can visit the Phansad wildlife sanctuary which boasts of various wild animals like the panther sambar deer, wild boar, barking deer and hyena. The main attraction of the Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary, however, is the beautiful Giant Indian Squirrel, but given its shy disposition, catching a glimpse is not an easy prospect.
3. Fort Jadhavgadh
This ancient fort turned resort lets you enjoy your stay with a Royal treat!
Be greeted the Maharaja style as soon as you enter the property. With giant rooms designed with antique furniture, this place engulfs you with its grandeur. You can either live in the giant suites or tuck yourself in the tents with attached bath areas. The fort has a private museum, pool, history and spa services. You can also visit the 300 year old temple inside the compound itself. The stay here expresses the great Maratha style of living and the food served are the authentic Maharashtrian dishes. The fort also offers many activities like Mehendi, Bullock cart riding, Martial arts, Astrology, Pottery on the weekend. Recent additions to the resort are various adventure activities like the ATV Ride, Paintball war game and rappelling.
Looking for a weekend getaway this monsoon. Get in touch with us and we can provide you a host of options for your rainy weekend. E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +91 40039597.