Getting away for the weekend provides a great respite from the grind of an intense week at work. With winter lurking around the corner and Christmas holidays in hand, take out a few days for yourself and make the most of it. There are many popular resorts near Navi Mumbai that you can explore. Places like Lonavala, Amby Valley, Khandala and Igatpuri have some good resorts with indoor clubs where you can have fun and spend some quality time with your friends and family.
The times that we live in today often makes us forget the things that are actually important and meaningful to us. It often takes us away from the little things that make us happy. We are constantly running behind targets in office or endlessly trying to cater to the household responsibilities. Getting caught up in this fast moving life especially in Mumbai often proves to be very taxing on our mind and body and that impacts our overall well-being. Conscious effort has to be made to bring about a work life balance. We all need complete breaks and shut off from work and responsibilities where we can spend qualitative time with people that matter the most. This list of some awesome resorts near Navi Mumbai can come in handy for you.
The Upper Deck Resort, Lonavala
If you are looking for some breathtaking views and a lot of fresh air, then this is the right place for you. Situated 2500 feet above sea level in Lonavala, the Upper Deck Resort is witness to the beautiful valleys and colossal mountains. The splendid property overlooks the Valvan Reservoir and the historic Rajmachi Fort.
They have 58 elegantly furnished rooms that offer a perfect view to their manicured lawns and majestic mountains with clouds lingering outside your window. These clouds make the resort look like its floating amidst the clouds. An ideal place for families, couples and corporates literally in the lap of nature.
The resort is also within trekking distance of a plethora of natural and historical places like Rajmachi Fort, Visapur Fort, Lohgad Fort, Valvan Dam, Bushi Dam, Pawna Dam, Tungarali Dam, Famous Buddhist Caves Karla, Bhaja & Bedsa, Ryewood Park, MTDC Water Park and Boating and the Bhimashankar Temple.
Hidden Village Resort, Sakhroli Village
Nature teaches us how to adapt to new conditions, reminds us that the earth is always changing and shows us the beauty and simplicity. It helps us disconnect from the stresses of daily life and focus on finding peace and purpose in a chaotic world. If you call yourself a nature lover or someone who is desperately looking for some peace and tranquility, then this is the place for you. Located some 78 kilometres from Navi Mumbai, the resort is located in Sakhroli Village in the lush green hilly region of Shahpur Taluka in Atgaon. With necessary homely comforts, it’s a fusion between a farmhouse and a village in the wild, much unlike a regular resort with a host of recreational activities.
The resorts exudes a rustic and earthy ambience with sights, sounds, and smells, terrains and visuals of a forest like village. They have limited number of rooms and tents with different concepts having modern comforts like hot water supply, DTH TV connection, refrigerator, etc. They also have a play zone where kids and adults can enjoy indoor and outdoor games. They provide home style meals that are cooked by their in-house cooks.
Fariyas Resort, Lonavala
A very popular choice among Mumbaikars is the Fariyas Resort in Lonavala, located some 60 kilometres away from Navi Mumbai. If you plan a weekend away from the routine and are looking for a place with all amenities plus some recreation and good food then this is a suitable option. The resort has a small theme park of this own, with pool and water slides where the kids and adults spend their day together. An appointment in their in-house spa helps the visitors relieve their stress. Their perfectly manicured lawns can be booked for various family functions like sangeet, naming ceremony, engagement or even a private wedding. The property also has a 24×7 multi cuisine dining restaurant to indulge during your stay here. Their staff is known for their great service and personal attention to special requests especially if you plan to celebrate a special occasion like birthday or anniversary. And of course, since it is situated in Lonavala, most of its rooms have a picturesque view from their window.
Tropical Retreat Luxury Resort and Spa, Igatpuri
Known as one of the best luxury resort in Igatpuri, the Tropical Retreat Luxury Resort and Spa is truly an oasis of peace, serenity and tranquillity. Sprawling over 8.5 acres of lush green landscaping, they offer around 40 luxuriously designed rooms. The property has a lot of amenities to boast of like its luxurious modern rooms, their outdoor and indoor activities, their kids play area and swimming pool, a multi cuisine restaurant, a banquet hall and an open lawn area. All in all, a perfect place for all age groups. Whether you plan to organise a team building event or something very personal like a wedding celebration, you can trust this place for an amazing experience among the splendid mountains of Igatpuri.
Cloud 9 Hills Resort, Amby Valley
As a name suggests, this Resort is situated in a serene and beautiful location in between the clouds (read 1500 ft. above sea level) in Lonavala. Their amazing service and location makes it one of the favourite destination option for couples, families, and corporates. They have well-furnished cottages and villas to suit different requirements of the visitors. A 1600 square feet of indoor conference space is great option to hosts meetings and conferences. This is a good place for a one day picnic in the lap of nature with lot of open space for team activities and good food. People especially kids have a great time at their pool that also has rain dance facility.
Radisson Blu Resort and Spa, Karjat
A peaceful retreat 42 kms away from Navi Mumbai, is located in the tranquil setting of the foothills of Sahyadri Mountains besides Ulhas River. Its construction draws a lot of influence from the Thai and Balinese architecture. The property is a favourite weekend getaway and also a popular option for hosting weddings and official events. They have 102 rooms and the location provides a view of beautiful of the mountainous stretch. Head to their spa to treat yourself to a renewing therapy or go for a few laps in their well-maintained pool. With 24 hour room service and boutique shopping on site, the resort ensures that its guests enjoy their stay here. Their free high speed internet connection and well equipped business center help its guests keep in touch with their work if required.
The Machan Resort, Lonavala
The Machan is an exclusive eco-resort with unique tree houses rising 30-45 feet above the forest and offering complete serenity to those looking to escape into nature. Located some 77 kilometres away from Navi Mumbai in Jambulne, is a green paradise if you want to escape for a couple of days from busy city life. There are three categories in which the Machans are divided: Forest Machan, Heritage Machan and Canopy Machan. Each Machan is well equipped with modern facilities and with 100% use of natural resources, which lures a traveller to come here even more. Each Machan is equipped with a private bathroom and a private deck along with basic comforts that are usually not expected from a forested resort like hot or cold running water and eco-friendly toiletries, etc.
Della Resort, Lonavala
Situated around 74 kilometres from Navi Mumbai, this place can be your ultimate getaway for an exciting luxurious escape. The five-star luxury resort is perfect o experience an exquisite life of luxury. The rooms provide a breathtaking view of Sahyadri Mountains and valley. The property boasts around 50 plus adventure activities like swoop swing, flying fox, paintball, motocross dirt bike, to name a few. It’s a perfect place for family vacationing since there is something for every age group here – from adventure activities to spas, sports, bars and chilled out restaurants and much more. They have a good blend of restaurants offering the best of Indian and international cuisine. Its assorted range of therapies and massages would soothe your mind, body and soul.
The Dukes Retreat Resort, Khandala
Located around 60 kilometres away from Navi Mumbai, the Dukes Retreat Resort is a 5 star property. It has rooms with all modern amenities, and facilities like swimming pool, spa, gymnasium, games room, badminton court and children’s play area and well equipped conference halls. They serve regional as well as international cuisines in their restaurants. The resort is known for the view their guests get. The Khandala Valley with its natural lush green environment, along with the beautiful sun rise in the morning, is just one of the many reasons guests feel so relaxed here.
Anandvan Resort, Bhandardara
The resort is place 27 kilometres away from Navi Mumbai, nestled in the middle of nature. The 4 star property is a perfect retreat for couples seeking some lone time. It’s situated at a height of 2800 feet from sea level. The resort offers cosy villas and cottages overlooking Arthur Hill Lake. They have a sports room for indoor games and a spa where Ayurvedic massages and treatments are provided. This place is also know for a cordial staff. So, if you are looking to experience peace and serenity with some mesmerizing views of nature, then this is the place for you.
We are not evaluating any property here but have tried to list those resorts where you will have a splendid time. Do leave us your comments here, in case you happen to visit any these resorts, we would love to hear from you.