Set amidst a vast expanse of lush, green hills, Mahabaleshwar is located to the southwest region of Pune and is home to some of the country’s most beautiful scenic landscapes. Why spend thousands and head to the hilly places abroad, when there are massive peaks, breathtaking valleys and misty mountains that beckon you to this quaint and growing favourite holiday spot, for both the nature lover and the adrenaline junkie. The name of the beautiful hill station means “God of Great power” and a visit to the place is close to visiting the creators abode itself.
There are a wide variety of activities for you to do here and so many places to explore, and you can do them all from the comfort and luxury of some of the best resorts and home stays in Mahabaleswar. The best resorts in Mahabaleswar can offer you some of the best deals and packages that you can enjoy and revel in during your comfortable and luxurious stay in this land of strawberry fields, green valleys and perfect hills!
Here are some of the best resorts in Mahabaleswar to stay:
1. Saj Resort
If you need to live large on your holiday, then your best option is the Saj, a resort spread over five acres of sprawling land with an amazing and spectacular view of the stunning Mahabaleswar landscape. The resort houses 78 completely outfitted rooms that are open, luxurious and cozy at the same time, comprising of every present day amenities for the adventurer who loves travelling and seeks luxury in the heart of this magical hill station.
Saj Resorts has two popular restaurants that serve excellent and mouth watering cuisine. The grounds has a massive swimming pool for you to dive into, and for those who love gardening, there is a thriving greenhouse that otherwise acts for an open air gathering for weddings, birthdays and also as an in-house spa! If you plan to visit Mahabaleswar on your next trip, this is a resort that will take you to a luxurious world beyond the hills and clouds and provide you a comfortable stay throughout.
- Recreation Centre
- Swimming Pool
- Childrens Park
- Conference Hall
- Luxury rooms and cottages
- Outdoor wedding hall
- Vyom Spa and facilities
- Fully equipped gym
2. Brightland Resort and Spa
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Welcome to Brightland Resort & Spa, Mahabaleshwar's finest resort, where you can appreciate genuine extravagance while relaxing in the lap of nature. Located about 4,400ft above sea level and encompassed by sections of lush, thick overflowing green rainforests, the resort offers amazing views of the lofty Sahyadri Mountains and the Krishna Valley with its wandering waterway.
The sprawling resort has over 86 rooms, spread over 6.5 acres of land filled with lavish greenery, tailor made for the avid traveler and luxury lover, and all this, in the middle of a beautiful hill station! They are wonderfully equipped with classic interiors, plush, state of the art design and modern amenities to provide the perfect holiday experience for the travelers and adventurers out there.
Spend the day unwinding in the outside Jacuzzi and the sun-glittered swimming pool. Take lackadaisical strolls or go horseback riding on the trails twisting through the fragrant timberlands. Enjoy a relieving spa treatment at the Prana Spa which offers holistic treatments and medicines taking into consideration the divine arts and style of Ayurveda, Oriental and Western conventions in private spa suites.
Tempt your taste buds with the crisp natural sustenance from any of our famous eateries. Taste a well-mixed drink at our bar amid dusk and appreciate the emotional ambience that lies afloat in the tranquil air. Life redefines itself in a whole new dimension here! Brightland resorts and spa promotes being eco-friendly as well, as they recycle all their used products and uses manageable, neighbourhood resources, using solar power wherever best possible!
- Swimming Pool
- Health Club
- Kids Zone
- Sports Corner
- Golf Course
- Fitness Centre
- Prana Spa Activities
- Hiking/trekking with local guides
- Bird watching with local guides
- Horseback riding with local guides
3. Citrus Chambers
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Cradled in the very middle of Mahabaleshwar, Citrus Chambers, a genuine vintage English estate with a picturesque overlooking view that overlooks a bright and beautiful hazy valley, spewing clouds of lush, fluffy clouds and a thick cover of green woods is situated on an amazing century – old legacy land. Citrus Chambers is spread beyond 5 acres of lush, sprawling land that also adds an additional 2 acres of beautiful forest land, left open for the photographer in you to go exploring the vast grounds of this luxury resort.
Stroll around the luscious well trimmed lawns, lay back and relax in the one of a kind spa and return every night from your adventure trip to a lush and relaxing room, appreciate a delicious feast in the vintage eatery and take a dunk in the pool. Citrus Chambers Mahabaleshwar is an experience, a dream that will transform you for eternity!
- Multi cuisine restaurant
- Fitness Centre
- Swimming pool
- Games Room
- Kids Play Zone
Food types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian
4. Evershine Resorts – A Keys Resort
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Situated in the rocky, hilly magnificent lands of Mahableshwar, in the midst of picturesque, strawberry-shrouded valleys and rich greenery, Evershine, A Keys Hotel is planned with the reason for giving you an out-of-the-world accommodation experience.
Much the same as any great resort, A Keys Hotel gives a well balanced mix of extravagance and cutting edge design that not only amplifies how amazing simplicity can be but also how much fun you can have with your family in the comfort of a different type of luxury. The Evershine resorts is a haven for the business traveler, for the cuisine and the state of the art rooms provide more than just comfort for anyone who seeks a good rest in this amazing hill station. A perfect place for families, backpackers and corporate retreat folk, the Evershine Resort is an ideal getaway haven for you!
- Business concierge and travel services
- Power showers
- Laundry service
- Doctor on call
- State of the art cuisine
- Well-furnished rooms suited for the travelers
5. Bella Vista Resort
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If you love vast hills and musty clouds floating above you as you trek on forested plains, then you need to head to Mahabaleswar now! One of the most sought after hill stations located in the Sahyadri hills in western Maharashtra, this gorgeous hill station is well known amongst tourists due to its cool, cozy weather, dense rain-forests and proximity to major cities like Mumbai and Pune. With a spectacular position set extremely high on a cliff, Bella Vista Resort offers an incredible, breathtaking view of the emerald crowns of trees over Wilson point, Lingmala valley and across the hills that shield the tourist attraction extending to Panchgani.
This style endearing hotel balances all that boast of traditional, local and contemporary decor, creating a spacious, exotic and calming ambience. The rooms are designed to suit the best needs of the traveler and your view only gets better with beautiful, lush trees all around you as you explore the green hills, the wispy white clouds and the beautiful scenery around the place.
There is no specific duration of stay and all the rooms have well-maintained attached toilets and an efficient daily housekeeping service that is well in place at the resort at all times and is made available for the guests on request. There is a 24x7 front desk and round the clock security. There is also room service and housekeeping available in the night.
The Bella Vista resort is aptly designed to suit both family holidayers and the corporate business traveler. Away from the noise and cacophony of the overflowing streets, it provides a complete refreshing experience to the holiday makers. The state of the art and well equipped conference halls make it a preferred business conference spot with a selection of meeting facilities and capacity to accommodate a private meeting of 10 persons to a maximum of 200 persons for conference and exhibitions. Set in a beautiful lush green landscape, with serene and tranquil surroundings, Bella Vista is an ideal venue for meeting and team-building programmes.
'K & C’, the multi-cuisine Restaurant promises a beautiful and romantic dining experience. The menu showcases a modern style, open to new types and styles of cuisines from all over India, with food variety ranging from local & international cuisine all tailor made for the authentic Indian palate. Head over to the Bella Vista resort with your friends and family for an amazing time!
- Swimming pool
- Guest services
- Well furnished rooms suited for different travelers
- Business Center
- Indoor/outdoor games
- 24 hours front desk
- Tourist attractions like Wilson Point, Venna Lake, Market Place, Table Land
6. Hirkani Garden Resort
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If you need to lounge in a well relaxed resort surrounded by amazing views of pristine valleys and mountains, then head to the beautiful and quaint Hirkani Garden Resort in Mahabaleswar! The resort has a wide range of well-maintained rooms that are spacious, clean and designed with a selection of quality and state of the art furnishings. All rooms in the resort are similar to each other, except for the wall shade and the curtains. The rooms have a common balcony with a beautiful hill view and forest view of the place. All the comfortable, cozy rooms have intercom, color television, internet access and hot water supply in bathroom.
- Excellent dining facilities
- State of the art room décor
- Unlimited Wi-fi
- Television in all rooms
- Sprawling gardens
- Wide variety of luxury and comfortable rooms
7. Valley view Resort
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One of the finest holiday resorts in Mahabaleswar, Valley view resorts is close to the Sahyadri Ghat; a valley region that speaks the silent, tranquil beauty of western India. Its gigantic demeanour and grandeur sings tunes of the grand saga of our pristine countryside and its perfect blend of rural and urban charm.
The resort is perfectly placed in one of the most appealing hill stations in India, the gorgeous lands of Mahabaleswar. It's an illustrious and extravagantly placed, hill paradise that has developed well enough to be termed as one of the best tourist places in India, and has the intimidating Sahyadri ranges caped around in a perfect manner, shielding it from the world beyond.
Maharashtra's pride, this hill station is home to one of the countrys best resorts, the Valley view resorts! During your stay here, you will get greeted by the mellow misty morning and the golden, yellow soaked sunrise, the regal mountains and mesmerizing valleys, the inviting curvy routes and adoring greenery, all have a single culminating point at Mahabaleshwar.
Valley View resort is one of the best resorts for you to stay in if you are a backpacker looking for a comfortable and cozy place to rest during your visit to Mahabaleswar, irrespective of city.
The cozy ambience makes for an ideal destination to stop by and the hospitable staff is at your beck and call to make your stay more comfortable. The resort is well equipped to make every traveler stay worth remembering and ensuring that their visit to Mahabaleswar is not their last trip to the amazing place!
- Indoor swimming pool
- Jacuzzi, steam and massage
- Indoor games facilities
- Comfortable, cozy rooms
- Utility store for daily needs
- Doctor on call
- Car on Rent
- Horse Riding Packages
- Senior citizens getaway
- Honeymoon Package
- Big on splash, Big on masti
- 10% Cash Back for 2 nights
8. Club Mahindra Sherwood
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Club Mahindra Mahabaleshwar Sherwood resort offers a joyful retreat far from urban noise and pandemonium and allows you to jump into the middle of unperturbed knolls, forest, and rich patio nurseries. It offers roomy settlement outfitted with broad recreational offices to revive your brain and body.
The resort houses a very well maintained meeting lobby that allows you the benefit to blend business with joy. The multi-cooking eatery inside the resort gives you a chance to enjoy some of the most delicious food in India. The resort gives you a chance to alleviate and douse yourself in the luxury of a world-class spa, pool and Jacuzzi. With a generous mix of solace and friendliness, custom and modernization, your trek to Mahabaleshwar will be an amazing memory of a lifetime.
Massive peaks and stunning valleys covered on all sides with lavish green cover of verdure makes Mahabaleshwar the most well known slope station to visit in Maharashtra. This spot is genuinely awesome and abundant, and rewards the guests with a fine mix of green-common appeal, characteristic excellence and perfect scenes. These are only some of the reasons that make the Club Mahindra Resort one of the best resorts in Mahabaleswar! With it quiet roads, winding through green clad mountains and inclines secured with thick green backwoods, Mahabaleshwar is the ideal spot to withdraw from the occupied city life. It is one of the last areas in the nation that still stands tall with stunningly cut red stone structures, multi-shaded blossom beds, interesting building design, and beautiful perspectives.
- Virtual World gaming
- Creative Corner
- Wildlife sightseeing
- State of the art rooms
- Excellent Indian cuisine
9. Grand Resort
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If you are a traveler who packs his bags full of adventure by day, but prefers the luxuries of a comfortable resort by night, then Grand Resort is the place for you! Just 1km away from the bus this resort in Mahabaleswar offers you the best amenities and most comfortable stays that you can enjoy with your family and your friends.
A holiday should be filled with fond memories of romance, of letting your hair down and simply taking a break from the din of city life. Grand Resorts nature ambience and green, lush surroundings will give you the best atmosphere for some awesome time with your family and friends.
- Swimming pool with Jacuzzi
- Chirayu Ayurvedic Spa
- Eye Catching Landscape
- Indoor and outdoor games
- Special events and activities
Food Type: Vegetarian North- Indian Cuisine (Non-vegetarian can be availed on request)
10. Fountain Village
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The Fountain Hotel Mahabaleshwar takes pride in introducing yet another name to its vast line of famous resorts known as “Fountain Village". The location for the resort is perfect as it is located in the heart of Mahabaleswar’s market place, making for a prime location for shoppers.
Fountain resorts ensure its customers safety by installing hi-tech cameras all around the vicinity of the resort. They offer customers excellent breakfast choices and you can enjoy them from the comfort of your very own luxury suite. A fine swimming pool, lawn area and sit outs add to the aesthetics of the Fountain Resort. Enjoy your stay in this one of a kind resort to take away some excellent memories of the pristine lands of Mahabaleswar.
- Swimming Pool
- Games Room: Carrom, Chess, etc
- Security Cameras
- Power Generator for uninterrupted power supply
- Doctor on call
- Rent a Car for site seeing
- Medical Kit available at reception
- Solar Water Heating System
11. Ramsukh Resorts and Spa
If you want to escape the din of the city crowds, then you need to head to the Ramsukh Resorts and spa, one of the most quaint holiday resorts in Mahabaleswar. You need to take a well-deserved break in the warmth of the plains in the comforting shade of the hills. A memorable experience with regard to the level of hospitality and tranquility, Ramsukh resorts boasts of over 3 acres of beautiful grounds and is well maintained by natural beauty of the hills and valleys on all sides.
- Dance Floor
- Wildlife Safari
- Swimming Pool
- Childrens day care center
- Gym and yoga Center
- State of the art dining facilities and restaurants
- Comfortable room stay
12. Le Meridien Resort and Spa
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If luxury had a place for you to stay while on your visit to the amazing hill station of Mahabaleswar, then you need to head to the Le Meridien resort and spa in Mahabaleswar with your family to revel in all that and more of everything that this hilly paradise is known for. The Chingari restaurant in Le Meridien offers mouth watering cuisine for you to enjoy with your family and there are a wide arrey of activities and amenities that are tailor made to wnsure that you have an enjoyable stay, a stay where every day is worthy of royalty.
- Outdoor Family Pool
- Explore Spa
- Fitness Centre
- Massage Treatments
- Spa Services
- Golf Course Nearby
- Table Tennis
- Outdoor Sports Available
- Dry Cleaning Service
- Laundry Service
- Valet Service
- 24-Hour Security
- Emergency Back-up Generators
- Luggage Storage
- Fire Alarm With Light
- Medical Services Available
13. The Fern Surya Resort
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Located around 900mtrs from Metgutad bus stop and 7.7 km from Mount Malcolm, the Fern Surya resort in Mahabaleswar offers a wide range of amenities for the tired traveler seeking a relaxing vacation such as a sprawling multi-cuisine restaurant & bar, banqueting and conference facilities, swimming pool, gymnasium and a wide variety of indoor games.
Carefully situated amidst the picturesque surroundings of the western Sahyadri Mountain Ranges, close to cascading Lingmala Waterfalls, the Fern Surya Resort offers a perfect retreat for a relaxing holiday. The plush resort has over 26 well-furnished rooms that give a mesmerising view of the surroundings. All rooms feature modern conveniences required for a comfortable stay. The resort is popular and well known with both leisure and business travellers.
- Multi-cuisine restaurants
- Swimming Pool
- Wine and Dine facilities
- Childrens play area
- Games Room
- Conference facilities
14. Blue Country Resort
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Blue Country is a luxury resort spread over 3 acres of plush, hilly land with 44 large & luxurious (300 Sq. Ft) rooms and several amenities that are tailor made for the traveler in you. One of the most exotic resorts near Mahabaleswar, It is located at the foothills of table land and has a breathtaking view of the valley. The resort is safely secluded from the noisy marketplaces and peaceful, yet its location is close to the Panchgani market and is only 30 minutes away from Mahabaleshwar. Blue Country Resort is an ideal resort for Marriages, Conferences, reunions and Holidays.
- Swimming Pool & Kiddies pool
- Conference hall (Capacity: 100 people sitting arrangement in theatre style)
- Open air Multi-cuisine Restaurant (serving both vegetarian & non-vegetarian food)
- Jogging track pathway in the grounds
- Play area for kids & adults
- 24 hours housekeeping
- Car wash
- Doctor / Medical emergencies on call
- Bon Fire arrangements for group bookings
- Folk artists / Magic show arrangements during peak season
- Beautiful Garden & Lawn
15. Hotel Saket Plaza
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The famous and evergreen Hotel Saket Plaza resorts are located about 275km from Mumbai (120 kms from Pune) and it is the ideal retreat for those who wish to escape from the cities. There are a wide variety of scenic spots around the resort offering grand views of valleys and lakes, treks or horse rides on quaint paths making it a beautiful and an ideal place to re-unite with nature.
The resort is one of the newest attractions on the block, and is walking distance from the market and has excellent views of the hills beyond! Perfect for conferences, gatherings or family outings, Hotel Saket is emerging as a favourite tourist resort for the travelers out there. .
- Multi-colour swimming pool
- Water fall, Machan (Tree–House)
- Colorful Fountains and garden
- Indoor games
- Luxury club facilities