Stays Near Lonavala and Khandala To Get the Best Of Both Worlds

Author : Machan Resort | Published On : 09 Mar 2021

Holidays are always way more special when you have your entire family enjoying them. However, not every spot and every resort in that spot will always be “family friendly”. Mumbai and Pune both share close proximity to the hill stations of Lonavala and Khandala, both popular because of their inclusiveness and diversity and today we are going to talk about resorts near Lonavala for the family.

If you’re one such individual who is looking for some breathing space and much welcomed rest and recuperation with family and friends, then we have just the list of Lonavala resorts, resorts near Pune, nature Resorts near Mumbai, and more for you to visit. Take a look.

The Machan, Lonavala

The Machan is one of those luxury premium resorts near Mumbai which offer unique living spaces in opulent tree-houses coupled with breathtaking views. Cradled within 25 acres of pure natural habitat, The Machan is blissfully cut off from every day stress and powered primarily by renewable energy. The Machan’s ‘plus’ categories offer comfortable family accommodations and are designed keeping nature in mind. They offer spectacular views of a cloud forest making the property a perfect weekend getaway from Mumbai.

A one-night stay at The Machan starts at INR 10,925

Facilities: Restaurant, Business Center, Spa, Yoga, Nature Trail, Family-friendly, Couple-friendly, Paid Wi-Fi.

The Retreat Hotel & Convention Centre, Mumbai

This property is sea facing and beach kissing as it sits just a walk away from the beach at Madh Island. The resort is also very close to oyther touristy attractions such as Madh Fort and Aksa Beach. The property flourishes due to the vast amount of flora on view and for you to experience along with the thrill of being able to open your room or suite balcony to directly face the sea. Once again, this is another Mumbai resort that lets you feel like you’re in an Oasis of calm while not being too far from one of the main suburbs of the city; Malad.

A one-night stay at The Retreat Hotel starts at INR 7,055

Facilities: Restaurant, Bar, Swimming Pool, Spa, Paid Wi-Fi, Conference Facilities, Banquet, Fitness Center, Indoor Games, Outdoor Sports.

Sula Vineyards, Nashik

Sula Vineyards is a premier property located bang in the middle of the wine capital of the country in Nashik. A short and relaxing 170 km drive away from Mumbai, this resort offers rooms, suites and villas that overlook the vine yards for miles to come. One can also enjoy wine tours and tastings apart from the mandatory rest and relaxation that a property like this can throw up.

A one-night stay at Sula Vineyards starts at INR 10,249

Facilities: Restaurant, Bar, Swimming Pool, Conference Facilities, Wine Tastings, Wi-Fi, Banquet, Family-friendly.

Upper Deck Resort, Lonavala

The Upper Deck Resort true to its name is located on the highest peak of Lonavala, and offers unparalleled panoramic views and sites of the beautiful hill station. The resort is usually engulfed in clouds, and makes for a delightful family stay. The resort also boasts of a luxurious aromatherapy spa, an outdoor pool, and a rooftop restaurant to melt your troubles away and get you all charged up and rejuvenated to take on the week ahead.

A one-night stay at Upper Deck Resort starts at INR 7,349

Facilities: Restaurant, Bar, Swimming Pool, Spa, Conference Facilities, Business Center, Wi-Fi, Family-friendly.

Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, Lonavala

Known for its relaxation therapies, this property, nestled away in the magnificent landscape of the Western Ghats serves as the location of some of the most comprehensive wellness facilities in Asia. This resort offers accommodations in different types of villas coupled with a range of wellness activities including yoga, meditation, conservation walks, cooking classes and more. Once again, ideal for a family with different interests and hobbies.

A one-night stay at Hilton Shillim starts at INR 15,749

Facilities: Restaurant, Bar, Swimming Pool, Wi-Fi, Spa, Library, Conference Facilities.

Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Karjat

From the moment you step foot into this resort, the property is a picture of elegance with its stylishly decked rooms, an impressive lobby and a large pool with a bar and grill located alongside the pool. It is located in Karjat, a small shanty hemlock with farms and little villas dotting the landscape and is relatively unspoilt when compared with Mumbai. Apart from the usual bells and whistles that one would expect from a global chain like Radisson, this resort also houses a a turf for all those cricket and football addicts looking to get in a quick game.

A one-night stay at Radisson Blue starts at INR 10,999

Facilities: Restaurant, Bar, Swimming Pool, Spa, Conference Facilities, Banquet, Business Center, Family-friendly, Wi-Fi.

Fort Jadhavgadh Hotel and Resort, Pune

How often does one have the pleasure of staying in a 18th centure fort built to house the rulers of the day? Well you can also have this pleasure at Fort Jadhavgadh. While this resort is one converted from a historic fort, it offers a range of accommodations from the king’s own maharaja suite to the luxurious royal tents. It also boasts of a complete range of modern facilities like an outdoor pool, spa, and a wellness centre.

A one-night stay at Fort Jadhavgadh starts at INR 11,000

Facilities: Restaurant, Bar, Swimming Pool, Heritage Hotel, Room Service, Air-conditioning.

Della Resorts & Villas, Lonavala

This is another example of a prime property that literally has an activity for every single member of the family, across the age and gender spectrum.  With a sprawling adventure park coupled with a range of accommodations, Della Resorts & Villas is spread over 43 acres of land, earning it the tag of India’s largest extreme adventure luxury resort. It also boasts of a suave nightclub and a 24-hour gym, spa and coffee shop. The adventure park is home to India’s Longest Flying Fox, ATV rides, paintball, and a myriad of other adventure activities.

A one-night stay at Della Resort starts at INR 12,000

Facilities: Restaurant, Bar, Gym, Outdoor Sports, Water Sports, Swimming Pool, Bike Rentals, Conference Room, Banquet, Indoor Games, Pet-friendly, Family-friendly.

U Tropicana Beach Resort, Alibaug

Spread over an expanse of 12 acres, this beach resort is located just under 3 kms from the picturesque Kihim beach. Alibaug is an awesome and distant suburb that takes you well out of the bedlam that Mumbai can create on a daily basis. The property is surrounded by lush greenery and coconut trees to transport you straight to your happy place apart from the usual fun and luxurious things to do.

A one-night stay at U Tropicana starts at INR 5,499

Facilities: Restaurant, Swim-up Bar, Lounge, Spa, Swimming Pool, Wi-Fi, Gym, Library, Outdoor Sports, Conference Room, Indoor Games, Proximity to the Beach.

Atmantan Wellness Retreat, Mulshi

This luxury wellness resort is located in Mulshi, a small hamlet in the now developing region of Hinjawadi in Pune. The retreat is spread on over 40-acres of verdant landscapes. The Atmantan Wellness Retreat also overlooks the pristine Mulshi Lake, making it one of the few offbeat resorts near Mumbai.

A one-night stay at Atmantan Wellness Resort starts at INR 12,000

Facilities: Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Gym, Meditation Room, Yoga, Spa, Conference Room, Business Center.

Dune Barr House, Matheran

The Dune Barr House is a heritage bungalow engulfed in a thick tree cover just a short 3 km walk from Matheran city centre. The Dune Barr House is the ideal family relaxation joint with rooms that are a picture of warmth and cosy weekend holidaying. This property is also particularly close to the heart of heritage architecture enthusiasts and will transport you back in time to the lavish and opulent days of the Raj.

A one-night stay at Dune Barr House starts at INR 7,790

Facilities: Restaurant, Conference Facilities, Family-friendly.

Le Farm, Kamshet

Another area lesser looked towards for a getaway, Kamshet is a promising idyllic escape from the noise of the city. Le Farm is a 6BHK bungalow that doubles up as a resort. Located along the backwaters of the Vadivale Dam, this standalone property enjoys the unique distinction of being surrounded by a lake on one side, the hills on the other, and a forest all around the property.

A one-night stay at Le Farm starts at INR 49,920

Facilities: Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Pet-friendly, Family-friendly.