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30 Best Resorts Near Pune for a Weekend Trip

 
  • At times, when life gets trapped into the network of tedious routine, it unquestionably justifies some flashes of freedom full of joy and frolic. And if you do not find yourself inspired in traveling remarkably long ranges, shorter distances too can cheer and help you unwind. The lovely city of Pune has a lot to contribute in titles of marvelous sights, excellent dining and music options. A spot where the traditional and modern lifestyle co-exist together; it is typical for those seeking a getaway. There are numerous stays in here that heightens your stay here and give you a genuine sensation of the vicinity.

    Resorts within 200 kilometers from Pune

    Luxurious Getaway at Mahabaleshwar - 200 km
    Prakruti Resort in Kashid - 193 km
    Exotica Beach Resort at Diveagar - 160 km
    Vineyard Stay and Wine Tour in Nashik - 159 km
    Gandhar Eco Lodge in Alibaug - 142 km
    Leisure Stay in Alibaug Resort - 142 km

    Resorts within 100 kilometers from Pune

    Rutu Farms Stay in Panchgani - 98 km
    Monteria Resort in Khopoli - 86 km
    Luxurious Villa Stay in Lonavala - 70 km

    Here are Some of the Finest Resorts around Pune for Weekend trips:


  • 01Wine and Dine Tour near Nashik

    Wine and Dine Tour near Nashik
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    • Rahul Patil
      Supplier
      Rahul Patil

    About the Activity:

    • Invoke in this exciting culinary and wine tour adventure of two days near Nashik and get a chance to taste the authentic Maharastrian cuisine.
    • Start your tour after reaching the tour locality and begin your exciting day.
    • Enjoy a Khandeshi meal which can be aptly described as a culinary gem paired with a 3 different varieties of wine.
    • Make your weekend more special while going on a wine tour and acquaint yourself with variety of wines.
    • Learn about the wine making process while tasting from different types of wine.
    • Visit a vineyard, the first grape plantation in Nasikh and interact with the farmers to know more about the wine culture. 
    • Try your hand at recreating some local cuisine with a fun filled cooking activity, under the tutelage of skilled home cooks.
    • End this exciting tour with lots of memories.
    NOTE: Package costs differ on the basis of duration of activity and requirement for accommodation.

  • 02Velas Beach Stay, Ratnagiri

    Velas Beach Stay, Ratnagiri
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    • lRatnagiri
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Chanak Doshi
      Supplier
      Chanak Doshi

    About the Experience:

    • Located in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, the stay at Velas Beach promises to be a unique and unmatched experience. 
    • The locals here have a unique endeavor of  protecting the endemic wildlife of the Oliver Ridley Turtles. More than 19,000 hatchlings of differing varieties have been conserved  in the past decade!
    • It is here that you can hope to chance upon the true comfort and warmth of a homestay that is right in the midst of this intensely protected ecosystem. 
    • The simple but essential facilities and the quaint feel of this abode will surely make you feel like you are right in the heart of comfort and beauty.
    • The experience is perfect for both domestic and international tourists as well as couples and families.
  • 03Luxurious Getaway at Mahabaleshwar

    Luxurious Getaway at Mahabaleshwar
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    • lMahabaleshwar
    • NNNNN1 review
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 4290088

    About the Activity:

    • This is located in the beautiful Mahabaleshwar is a nature’s retreat that provides you with a satisfying luxurious getaway experience.
    • Enthrall in a wide range of in-house facilities that helps you relax yourself.
    • De-stress yourself by taking a refreshing swim in the pool, enjoy the serenity of this place while indulging in a leisure walk in the lawn area and around the vicinity.

  • 04Stay for Group with Activities in Karjat

    Stay for Group with Activities in Karjat
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    • lKarjat
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    • supplier
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      Code: 6449254
    • 27,500
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    About the Activity:

    • This beautiful homestay is the ideal escapade on a fun weekend with family and friends.
    • Sprawling over 10 acres, this Farm house has an exciting array of activities to indulge in!
    • Swimming Pool, Basketball Court, and a variety of indoor and outdoor games enthrall.
    • A pleasant cycling tour around the vicinity, or the optional ATV Ride are bound to fascinate adventure lovers.
  • 05Stay Experience at Exotica Beach Resort, Diveagar

    Stay Experience at Exotica Beach Resort, Diveagar
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    • Lancy Dsouza
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      Lancy Dsouza
    About the activity :

    On your next holiday, head to Diveagar for a Stay Experience at Exotica Beach Resort and relax in the comfort of blissful nature! The beaches here boast of aquamarine waters, white, clear sand and undisturbed nature. Diveagar is perfectly located on the Mumbai – Goa highway, at 185km from Mumbai and about 160km from Pune.

    Settle into the calm and quiet shores of Exotica Beach Resort.  Revel in the shade of the Suru trees and the rollicking waves that touch the shores of this place. Enjoy your stay in the lap of comfort and luxury at the Exotica Beach Resort, situated on the beach outskirts.It is here that you can relax and enjoy the luxury of 20 log cottages, a restaurant with Indian and Chinese cuisines and a fun play zone for kids. So, grab your bags and book your best deals!


  • 06Stay at Hideout Farms in Palghar

    Stay at Hideout Farms in Palghar
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    • lPalghar
    • NNNNN4 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 7986310

    About the Activity:

    • The ideal fun and luxury stay here with friends and family, and be immersed in the different activities that will take you to a whole new world!
    • A space to gather a strong community of like-minded people share warm stories, and imbibe the values of an organic lifestyle.
    • Cool off at the several waterfalls close by, and do some reading or snoozing amid pristine woods.
    • Drop by at the charming local markets, or the Jawahar Palace, at close proximity to this truly soulful retreat.
  • 07Romantic Stay in Valley View Resorts, Mahabaleshwar

    Romantic Stay in Valley View Resorts,  Mahabaleshwar
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    • lMahabaleshwar
    • NNNNN1 review
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 8924041
    • 13,000
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    About the Activity: 
    • Rediscover love and romance in the Valley View Resort in Mahabaleshwar.
    • Check-in into one of the most gorgeous resorts amidst the fascinating hills of Mahabaleshwar.
    • Spend pleasant and romantic moments with your better half.
    • Enjoy the luxuries and comforts of a 5-star rated resort and make your holiday memorable.
    • Take the advantage of the resort properties like swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam massage and lot more.
    • The check in time is 11:00 AM and the check out time is 09:00 AM

  • 08Luxurious Villa Stay in Lonavala

    Luxurious Villa Stay in Lonavala
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    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 3699476
    • 17% Off10,000
      8,250
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    Experience the perfect holiday that you deserve to enjoy with your loved ones in the sheer company of luxury that is untouched by nature! Head for a relaxing and luxury Each cottage is completely equipped with a kitchen where the guests can bring their own Maharaj/Cook or experiment themselves to relish the food of their `choice.Amidst the mountainous surroundings of Lonavala, the guests can enjoy the lush green lawn with friends and family. The staff can help organize parties for the guests.The villa also has a conference room for company meetings, training and mini conferences.This includes showcasing cake making with specially crafted chikkis at the villas. The guests will get a chance to witness brilliant chefs at work and eat the freshly made cakes. Experience a relaxing weekend here with your loved ones and revel in the serenity of nature! 

  • 09Stay Experience at Gandhar Eco Lodge in Alibaug

    Stay Experience at Gandhar Eco Lodge in Alibaug
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    • lAlibag
    • NNNNN3 reviews
    • Caroline
      Supplier
      Caroline

    About the Activity:

    • The Gandhar Eco Lodge aims to allow people to relish the rural culture amid a highly comfortable setting.
    • Stroll around the silent lanes, and observe the the blend of natural solutions in construction of the shacks, water-heater systems, among others.
    • Nothing matches a quaint walk on the beach for completely unwinding.
    • Indulge in Rangoli and statue-making with friends and family for great time of relaxation.
    • Watch a movie in the local 'cinema', and experience a slice of rural India during your charming stay here.



  • 10Stay at Daman Ganga Valley Resort in Silvassa

    Stay at Daman Ganga Valley Resort in Silvassa
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    • lSilvassa
    • NNNNN8 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 8536693

    About the Activity:

    • Situated on the banks of River Damanganga, this resort is adjacent to the lush Vandhara Gardens and offers the most relaxing stay in the vicinity.
    • Built on the lines of Portuguese colonial architecture amid a forest habitat, the sweeping surroundings are an escape from the usual urban lifestyle.
    • A series of aesthetically-designed spacious rooms overlook the courtyard, a swimming pool with an attached health club, and steam and sauna.
    • More amenities such as a conference hall and a marriage party plot that accommodates up to 2000 people are added attractions at the pristine Daman Ganga Valley Resort.





  • 11Stay Experience in Maachli (sindhudurg)

    Stay Experience in Maachli (sindhudurg)
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    • lSindhudurg
    • NNNNN3 reviews
    • Chanak Doshi
      Supplier
      Chanak Doshi

    About the Activity:

    • Take home the enticing venture of being at a homestay that gives you the option of being right in the midst of nature and comfort.
    • The homestay lies in the village of Parule and is a calm and serene dwelling where you can embark on a relaxing sojourn as well as sightseeing to places around such as Vithoba and Ravalnath Temples and the stunning Lotus Lake and Mauli Temple.
    • The proximity to Sindhudurg fort is another add on to this amazing tryst with nature.
    • If you love adventure, then the Khavane beach has a number of fun activities like swimming and boat-riding lined up for you! You could also meet a community of fishermen and learn of their lifestyle.


  • 12Couple Stay in Prakruti Resort in Kashid

    Couple Stay in Prakruti Resort in Kashid
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    • lRaigad
    • NNNNN7 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 3925991
    • 12,275
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    About the Activity:

    • A 4 star luxury resort sprawling across 100 acres of serenity is the perfect weekend getaway with your partner.
    • Nestled against a backdrop of rugged forests, the beach of Kashid is a mere stone's throw away!
    • Amble along the beach in the evenings with your better half, take a dip in the swimming pool, revel in a soothing massage and rejuvenate yourselves indulgently.
    • As night arrives, relax on the bungalow's lawns before savouring delights of the finest cuisine served, even as a live music performance slips you into the ambiance of Shaam-e-Ghazal.
    • For the hip at heart, the DJ lets you rule the dance floor and the night. 


  • 13Leisure Stay in Alibaug Resort

    Leisure Stay in Alibaug Resort
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    • lAlibag
    • NNNNN16 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 3486325
    About the Activity:

    • Situated on Mandwa-Sasawane Road, the Countryside Resort lies cradled in the arms of a forest that embodies its beautiful charm even further.
    • It is a perfect melange of unique design, modern day hospitality, and old world simplicity. 
    • Located close to the Mandwa beach, you can also enjoy water sports on the shoreline.
    • It offers an easy respite from the pollution and monotony.
    • Cozy, comfortable and charming stay where you can enjoy with your family and friends.
    • CHECK OUT: 10 AM and CHECK IN: 11 AM
    Note: Travel modes from Mumbai include car and ferry 
  • 14Stay with Activities at Monteria Resort, Khopoli

    Be it for the casual holidayers or the fun lovers, the ones seeking solacing moments or some dose of thrill and adventure, the Monteria Resort in Khopoli proves to be an ideal resort near Pune for weekend break. Located off the old Mumbai-Pune Highway, this leisure home, with its riot of fun-filled and exciting offerings, will surely keep you engrossed with unlimited joy and amusement!

    Starting from exciting activities like angry birds, you can also make the best of your weekend trip with others like high & low rope courses, archery, zip line, paintball, rifle shooting, sumo fight and several others. For the kids, Monteria Resort has a dedicated playground area. Also, amenities and facilities like swimming pool, ample parking space, well spacious rooms, health clubs and ample parking spaces within the resort will make for an added amount of fun to your weekend getaway.

      Stay and Activities at Monteria Resort

      Stay and Activities at Monteria Resort

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      d1 Dayn1 NightlRaigad

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      O2,719

    1. 15Offbeat Stay with Activities in Igatpuri

      A pictorial hill station in Nashik district of Maharashtra, Igatpuri is located around 240km from Pune and is among the best weekend getaways from the city. Pleasant climate, celestial beauty, rolling hills and the evergreen outlook of the hill station truly makes it for an eventful and memorable weekend experience in Igatpuri.

      Visit this magnificent hilly abode with family and friends, avail any of the unique and offbeat stays, and get soaked with the fun and enthralment of a myriad list of activities. In addition to the opulent beauty of Mother Nature, you can also participate in exciting activities like kite flying, air hockey, pool table, soccer, TV games and others alike. For those, who seek some adrenaline rush, they can indulge in Burma Bridge, ziplining, fox climbing, rappelling and several others.

        Stay and Activities in Igatpuri

        Stay and Activities in Igatpuri

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        d1 Dayn1 NightlNashik

        O2,580

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        O2,580

      1. 16Treat Resort Stay with Water Park Activities Silvassa

        An extremely fun-filled and amusing abode for the weekenders, Treat Resort in Silvassa takes the pride of being amongst the best resorts near Pune for a weekend break. Located around 299km from the heart of Pune, this holiday resort is nestled amidst lush greeneries and is laces with all the luxurious and comfy amenities.

        Adding more the appealing ambience of Treat Resort, there is a myriad list of offerings that will surely make your holiday more eventful. In addition to the utmost luxurious stay options, the resort's array of water park activities always account for an added amount of fun and excitement; the warm hospitality and friendly staff of this holiday home is always a treat for the visitors.

          Resort Stay and Water Park Activities in Silvassa

          Resort Stay and Water Park Activities in Silvassa

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          O2,833

        1. 17Wine Tour And Villa Stay at Soma Vine Village, Nashik

          Introduced in 2010, Soma Vine Village is another delightful offering of the Soma Wines! Perched graciously amidst the pristine backwaters of Gangapur Dam and cosseted by the fascinating Sahyadri Ranges, this holiday home is one of the exquisite resorts near Pune for weekend trip.

          Though one of the newly introduced holiday resorts, Soma Vine Village promises a lot to its visitors. Spreading across 25 acres of lush and evergreen vineyards, this leisure home offers luxurious and utmost comfortable villas, private dining options, conference and meeting space for the corporate visitors. Moreover, your stay at Soma Vine Village will be cuddled by the sweet aroma and the taste of your favourite wines; wine tour and tasting sessions are the main attractions of this retreat. Visit this resort near Pune for a weekend break with family and friends, make the best of your weekend!

          Wine Tour And Villa Stay at Soma Vine Village

          Wine Tour And Villa Stay at Soma Vine Village

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          O10,370

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          O10,370

        2. 18Rutu Farms Stay, Panchgani

          If you are planning for the most offbeat and rustic country experience during your weekend holiday, you must head to the Rutu Farms in Panchgani! Located less than 100km from Pune, this leisure home in Maharashtra is known for the purest and blissful experience of a village.

          Surrounded by evergreen thickets of oak and poinsettia, Rutu Farms is that one place where you can indulge in activities like guided farm tours, enjoy the jovial tractor and bullock cart rides, explore the nature at its most pristine form along with a merry campfire session in the evening. During your stay at this farm, you will also be promised with remarkable views of the Krishna River and the surrounding mountains.

            Farm Stay Experience in Panchgani

            Farm Stay Experience in Panchgani

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            O4,000

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            O4,000

          1. 19Monsoon Stay with Cycling and Wine Tour, Nashik

            For those, who love the tenderly touches of the monsoon and wish to spend some wonderful moments sipping in their favourite wines, they must plan a weekend trip to the Sula Vineyard in Nashik. While Sula Wines are considered as the pioneer of wine culture in the country, the vineyard is known for its soulful offerings to its visitors.

            During your weekend vacation in this holiday home, in addition to wine tour and tasting, you can also indulge in an array of exciting activities. While at the vineyard, you can enjoy cycling around and discover its opulent beauty. You can also enjoy a few laps in the swimming pool and help yourself relax and rejuvenate amidst the nature or can simply enjoy the charm of the evening while sampling some of your favourite wines!

              Monsoon Stay and Activities in Nashik

              Monsoon Stay and Activities in Nashik

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              O10,000

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            1. 20Romantic Stay with Candle Light Dinner at Le Farm

              A holiday retreat where love prevails in the air, Le Farm in Pune takes the pride of being a paradise for the lovebirds! Nestled amidst captivating hills and adorned by a gurgling river, this opulent property is located in a quaint hamlet called Bhajgaon and overlooks the silent backwaters of the Vadivale Dam.

              On a usual trip to this resort near Pune for a weekend break, you can witness the essence of love and romance that exists in its every corner! Embrace your holiday with a romantic candle light dinner, go for a nature walk with your better half, enjoy leisure swimming in the pool or simply laze around the retreat to make your weekend trip memorable!

              Villa Stay Experience at Le Farm, Pune

              Villa Stay Experience at Le Farm, Pune

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            2. 21Vineyard Stay and Wine Tour, Nashik

              Nashik is undoubtedly one of the best places to spend you weekend! Also called the 'Wine Capital of India', this Indian city boasts of being the founder as well the pioneer of the wine culture in the country.

              Over your long weekend, escape all the humdrums of the city-life and flee to Nashik for a blissful experience at one of the most evergreen vineyards. During your stay, participate in several activities and make it for one of the memorable and exciting holidays. In addition to wine tasting and tour, you can also participate in activities like kayaking along with enjoying bike rides around the vineyard and explore its lush beauty.

              Nashik Vineyard Stay and Tour

              Nashik Vineyard Stay and Tour

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              O2,378

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            3. 22Saj Resorts, Mahabaleshwar

              A home away from home, Saj Resort in Mahabaleshwar is also one of the ideal resorts near Pune for weekend a break. Sprawling over 5 acres of scenic vistas and evergreen greeneries, this leisure home is synonymous to holidaying in and around the picturesque hill station of Mahabaleshwar.

              Offering well spacious and meticulously designed rooms, modern and luxurious amenities, vibrant and colourful gardens, Saj Resort can be your next best weekend escapade. Irrespective of the size of the group, this holiday home promises candid moments to all! For the junior members in the family, they also can spend the weekend in their own ways in the dedicated children's park and have unlimited fun with members of their age. Other amenities and facilities of Saj Resort includes swimming pool, state of art conference rooms, outdoor locations, party halls and in-house spa.

              Couple’s Getaway in Mahabaleshwar

              Couple’s Getaway in Mahabaleshwar

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              O11,348

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              O10,500

            4. 23Ambrosia Resort

              The Ambrosia Resort and Spa was established in 1991 and is one of the best for a vacation in resorts near Pune for weekend.

              It is located on a sprawling hill side property and is spread over an area of 1.5 lakh square feet. It offers the best in class accommodation facilities, fine dining restaurant, an exotic lounge bar and well equipped business area making it the ideal place to mix business with pleasure.

              The beautiful surroundings welcome you into a world of peace and tranquillity that will wipe away all tiredness and fatigue and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

              The rooms at the Ambrosia Resort are the epitome of luxury and comfort. All of them are beautifully decorated with the furnishings, upholstery and bedding. The soft and subtle colours in the rooms make them the perfect place for resting and relaxing.

              The resort has two restaurants by the name of Frangipani and Xanadu. Frangipani is a fusion cuisine restaurant which offers the choicest of dishes from Indian and international cuisines. It has cosy corners both within and outside the restaurant where you can enjoy your food with your friends and family.

              The Xanadu Lounge is the perfect place for a pre-dinner cocktail and lip smacking starters. The lounge bar is well stocked with a whole range of premium local and imported beverages.

              The interiors of the bar set the mood and ambience for a quiet and relaxing evening. The bar has very attractive offers by the names Monday Blues, Tricky Tuesdays, Whacky Wednesdays and Flaming Fridays. The resort offers a number of facilities and amenities for its guests. It offers valet parking and has well trained associates who will take care of your vehicle on arrival.


              For senior citizens, the stay makes extra efforts and provides special facilities such as wheelchairs, ramps, shawls and reading glasses. The resort also has a large and spacious children’s play area where your little ones can have all the fun they want to have.

              The banquet halls in here are large, spacious and well equipped. In here are three banquet halls with a seating capacity ranging from 30 to 500 and two open air party lawns. These lawns can accommodate about 200 to 3000 guests. The Ambrosia Resort is undoubtedly one of the best places to head for a weekend retreat

            5. 24The Green Gate Resort

              The Green Gate Resorts is one of the most popular resorts near Pune for weekend retreats. It offers the best of comfort and luxury with its ultra luxurious accommodation facilities, high end facilities, activities and experiences. The resort is situated amidst lush greenery and natural beauty. It is perfectly suited for a weekend trip with your friends and family. It promises a fun filled vacation amidst undisturbed tranquillity and serenity. The retreat is situated very close to Pune and can be reached easily by road. 

              The rooms are beautifully decorated and well maintained and offer a great view of the surrounding beauty. All the rooms are fitted with modern amenities to ensure that guests have an enjoyable stay at the resort. Relax and rejuvenate in the tranquil environs and soak in the beauty of the surroundings.

            6. 25Koyna Lake Resort

              Situated on the hills of Koyna Nagar and spread over 6.5 acres, the Koyna Resort overlooks beautiful backwaters and a picturesque dam. Surrounded by the spectacular beauty of the hills, it is one of the best places near Pune for weekend vacations. This retreat offers a host of accommodation options, a number of facilities and several activities to ensure that you have an enjoyable and fun filled holiday.

              The stay is spacious and covered in greenery, making it one of the perfect resorts around pune for the weekend especially for those who have children. Situated on top of the Humbarli Hill, the Koyna Resorts started operations in 1997. The resort has well appointed and beautifully decorated rooms. Guests can choose from super deluxe suites, royal deluxe AC suites, royal deluxe non AC suites, deluxe non AC suites, independent bungalows and dormitories. 

              The super deluxe suites face the dam and backwaters and offer a fantastic view of the surroundings. There are two dormitories that can house 10 to 20 persons each. The most extravagant facilities are the independent bungalows which come with two bedrooms, spacious balconies and sit-outs. All accommodations are fitted with modern amenities to ensure complete comfort and convenience of the guest.

              At the Koyna Resort, you can treat your taste buds to a huge variety of mouth-watering dishes. The multi-cuisine restaurant is a multi-cuisine offers the best of Indian, Mughlai, Punjabi and Maharashtrian cuisines.The facilities offered by the resort include 24 hours hot and cold water supply in the rooms, camp fire, doctor on call, children’s play area, sightseeing trips, internet connectivity in rooms, ample car parking space, and outdoor games. Guests can also indulge in a number of activities such as trekking, boating and jungle exploration trips.

            7. 26Balaji Resort

              The Balaji Resort is situated a couple of hours drive away from the city of Pune. It is an ideal holiday destination with comfortable accommodation facilities, high end services and a host of activities. It is the perfect place to spend an idyllic holiday with your friends and family amidst picturesque natural beauty and undisturbed tranquillity.

              One of the best weekend resorts near Pune, it is surrounded by luxuriantly green acres, historic forts and alluring water bodies. Besides relaxing and revelling in the beauty of the region, you can also indulge in a number of adventurous activities. On offer here are luxuriously decorated air conditioned cottages, a well maintained swimming pool with attached children’s pool, double deluxe rooms for couples’ stay and indoor recreational activities such as pool table, carom and chess.

              Guests can treat their taste buds at the multi-cuisine restaurant at the resort. The River View Restaurant and Resort serves authentic Maharashtrian, Punjabi and Chinese cuisines.Some of the specialty items that you can enjoy include Shrikhand, Amrakhand, Badam Sheera, Dudhi Halwa, Phirni, Poha, and Upma.


              The bar at the restaurant is well stocked and has a wide variety of breezers, beers and other liquors. This river side dining option is the best place to spend an evening and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings. There are several places near the resort where guests can go for sight-seeing.

              This includes Rajgad, which was the erstwhile capital of the Maratha kingdom; the Torna Fort, the first fort captured by Shivaji in 1643; the Madhya Ghat that is an ancient historical route. It is of particular importance as Shivaji’s greatest warrior Tanaji Malsare’s dead body was carried through this route. Besides enjoying the comfort of the resort, guests can spend a wonderful time exploring these places and learning more about the history of the region.

            8. 27Lotus Backwater Resort

              The Lotus Backwater Resort is situated on the Maharashtra Goa border in Aronda-Kiranpani on the banks of Terekhol. It is located at a distance of about 26 km from Sawantwadi and 40 km from Panaji. Among the best resorts around Pune for weekend retreats, the stay offers interesting accommodation facilities, good services and a host of activities and experiences to keep you engaged and entertained. The rooms are beautifully decorated and fitted with all modern amenities to ensure a complete relaxed experience to its guests. There are several places around where you can go for sightseeing trips. 

              The resort has about 28 standard rooms, 14 deluxe rooms, 4 heritage rooms and 10 floating cottages. The amenities provided in the rooms include air conditioners, colour televisions, satellite channel connectivity, telephones, toiletries, guest stationery and tea coffee makers.

              The facilities provided include speed boat rides, angling, badminton, carrom, chess, two-floor restaurant and an open lawn. The special attraction is the floating cottage which is surrounded by great natural beauty. These cottages face serene backwaters and open into a spacious verandah which allows you to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings.

              This retreat has well equipped banqueting facilities. There are two spacious lawns at the resort called the Meadows and Palms. These lawns can accommodate 100 to 200 persons at a time and are ideal for team outing events, get-together functions and private parties. The resort has a beautiful restaurant called the Coconut Creek where you can enjoy the best of Coastal, Chinese, Indian and Continental cuisines. Seafood lovers can relish the specialty restaurant called the Fresh Catch. The host of facilities and amenities provided by the hotel make it the perfect destination for a weekend holiday near Pune.

            9. 28Tropicana Resort, Alibaug

              The Tropicana resort in Alibaug is one of the best weekened resorts near Pune for relaxing. It is spread over 12 acres of lush greenery and is a 15 minute drive away from the Mandwa Jetty. Verdant hills form the backdrop of this wonderful resort. It has been designed and developed in a manner so as to blend in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

              The accommodation facilities are clean and boast of plush decor. Developed with the objective of providing you the best of comfort and luxury, in here is an all-day dining restaurant, lounge bar, spa, fitness centre and library for guests. The resort has 44 rooms for accommodation, comprising of 32 superior rooms and 12 suites. All the rooms are well maintained and are decked with the best of furniture, furnishing and modern amenities. However, one should never miss out a chance to visit various popular hill stations near pune along with family and friends.


              The features in the guest rooms include a king sized bed or twin bed, private balconies, smoking and non smoking rooms, rain shower in the bathrooms, individual controlled air conditioning, mini bar, personal electronic safe, wireless high speed internet access, coffee and tea making facilities, bathrobes and slippers, LCD television with satellite feed and deluxe channels.

              The superior rooms measure 23 square metre and suites measure around 50 square metre. The Tropicana Resort is one of the best resorts in Pune for weekend retreats. It has an all-day dining restaurant which serves buffet breakfast and a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. The restaurant can accommodate up to 150 persons at a time.

              Guests can also relax at the lounge bar which serves premium drinks, cocktails and appetising snacks to the after dinner crowd. A selection of tea and coffee is also available at the lounge. The resort also offers meeting and conferencing facilities. Other facilities offered include a spa and a fitness centre.

            10. 29Paradise Resort

              The Paradise Country Resorts offer the best of accommodation facilities, services and a host of activities. It is one of the best weekend resorts near Pune for vacations. The stay is situated a few kilometres away from Pune and has established its credibility through its flawless services and hospitality. On offer are luxuriously decorated accommodation facilities, a conference room, a multi cuisine restaurant, a well equipped bar, facilities for indoor games such as darts, table tennis and superior billiard tables. It also has a beautiful and well maintained swimming pool with a large deck area. A little children’s pool is attached to the main swimming pool.

              The most interesting aspect of the resort is that excellent stonework inspired by the Roman paving technique using indigenous basalt rock at the entrance and in roads. It offers beautiful rooms, cottages, studios and log cabins for accommodation. The Kerala ancestral home is a stunning wooden house and houses all the traditional amenities of a typical Kerala house. Intricate wood carvings, solid iron door handles and keys, antique hardwood furniture are the highlights of this house.

              The modern studios are the largest residential spaces at the resort. The studios have all modern amenities such as televisions, large sofa beds, and Jacuzzi with spa jets. The log cabins are the best way to enjoy the beauty of this place. These cabins overlook the Panshet and Varasgaon Dams and have attached verandahs which present a spectacular view of the surroundings.

              The facilities offered include a modern conference hall, a bar-restaurant, a swimming pool and other indoor facilities. The conference room at the resort is well equipped and can accommodate up to 65 persons. Other amenities such as a projector and screen can be provided on request. The club at the restaurant boasts of a multi-cuisine restaurant that serves a wide spread. The swimming pool is about 50 feet long and has an attached baby pool, shower and changing rooms. The indoor facilities consist of carrom, dart, chess, table tennis, pool and video games. Outdoor games include kite flying, marbles, gilli danda, etc.

            11. 30Blue Mormon Jungle Holiday Resort

              The Blue Mormon Jungle Resort is one of the best resorts around Pune for weekend vacations. It gets its name from the Blue Mormon butterfly which is found in the hills surrounding the resort. These butterflies can be seen around in the month of June. The stay is located in the beautiful Sahayadri Hills near Bhimashankar, a holy place and one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India.

              The Bhimashankar Temple is one of the most popular tourist destinations near Pune and is known for its beautiful architecture. The temple is built in the Nagara style of architecture and comprises of old and new structures. The Blue Mormon can accommodate 100 to 125 persons at a time. Guests can choose from standard rooms, cottages, bungalows, suites and dormitories depending on their requirement and budget.

              The rooms have been provided with all luxuries and modern amenities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay for guests. The resort also has a spacious dining hall where you can enjoy a variety of vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes from different cuisines.

              There is a seminar and yoga hall too where you can hold get together functions or meditation sessions. In addition, this place offers a number of activities such as jungle walks in the 150 acres of the resort. Interestingly, televisions have not been fitted in any of the rooms so that guests step out of their rooms and get a chance to experience nature more closely.

              There are several places of tourist interest near the resort. The Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated very close to the retreat. Situated at an elevation of 2500 feet above sea level, the wildlife sanctuary has dense forests and rich flora and fauna.

              Visitors can also enjoy visits to tribal villages and other activities such as boating and horse riding. Furthermore, the resort authorities have also created plantations of gooseberries and patches of strawberries, brinjal and tomatoes where visits can be arranged.