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“I like the mountains because they make me feel small,’ Jeff says. ‘They help me sort out what’s important in life.”

― Mark Obmascik

The Magic of Mountain View

The mountains are magical. Any day. Any time. And that’s why we yearn so much for the mountain view to make sense of our life. Especially after the times of Corona, the first thing many of us want to do is visit some safe, sanitized luxury resort, sip chai from the balcony there and just enjoy the larger than life mountain view. Right?

So, while we were on a mental vacation for the same, we thought of picking some of the most exotic mountain view resorts in Uttarakhand that would let you just that!

The Mesmerizing Mountain View Resorts in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is home to some of the most unique hidden gems in India. The mountain view resorts in Uttarakhand are unbeatable. They let you enjoy larger than life tutelage of mesmerizing mountains. Although summer might feel like the right season to visit Uttarakhand, trust us, a die-hard traveler doesn’t need the excuse to its majestic mountain view!

For all the right reasons, Uttarakhand is perfect for a family getaway. Moreover, from Delhi as well, it is easily reachable. But most importantly, because of its amazing backdrop of mountains and delish Pahadi food, you simply cannot have enough of Uttarakhand!

So, if you are already on toes because of the mountain view and romanticism of Uttarakhand, then do check out these mountain view resorts in Uttarakhand that are safe, deeply sanitized, and maintain social distancing:


Nathuakhan: Authentic Kumaoni Stay


Did you always wonder about living is handmade home? Well, this soulful stay in Nathuakhan will fulfill that dream of yours. This mountain view stay is absolutely perfect for you to meet your true self. Also, for bird watching, rural indulgence, and nature, we can recommend going there more than this! The handmade home, carefully designed by placing stone after stone wins you over. It makes you believe in the small joys of life and simple pahadi life. Also, the cherry on the cake there is the tutelage of mountains. You see them everywhere from this mountain view stay.


What is great about this stay? Lined up with the choicest flowers, views of majestic mountains and walls made from handpicked stones, this stay is all Zen and comfort in one go. Whether for a solo soul searching sessions, intimate getaways with your loved one, or a family getaway, this mountain view stay is perfect for all of it.


Why should you visit it? Be inspired to speak with Chetan, the owner on how he made this Homestay dream come true for him and many other Travellers like you! If you have kids along, the bird watching and nature trails there by the mountains will keep you joyful.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


Nathuakhan: Himalayan Adventure Resort


Mountain view and some sort of adventure go well, right? Along with the power-packed adventure activities, this stay also offers breathtaking mountain views. Also, this mountain view resort is surrounded by oak and pine forests and makes your stay there absolutely worth it.


What is great about this stay? If you got your adrenaline pumped up for the season, then do not think twice before visiting this stay.  It is a great place to visit for adventure and mountain lovers.


Why should you visit it? This mountain view resort is great for adventure and nature-loving couples. Also, you can visit it with your family and kids, as it is a great stay for solo travelers. This is one of the very very few resorts in Bhimtal with adventure activities of this level under the guidance of certified experts.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

Mukteshwar: Himalayan Family Resort


This mountain view resort is luxury personified! It is perfect for solo travelers as well as families and couples. With an enchanting view of mountains, nature trails, it takes away stress and peps you up for life. You never really need an excuse to visit this stay!


What is great about this stay? The backdrop of magnificent mountains there is absolutely unmissable. You are a mountain lover or not, this stay will make you forget all your love for them!


Why should you visit it? To breathe in some fresh air and rejuvenate. Rooms are very spacious with Sit-outs/Balconies. Also, the touristy crowded places like Nainital are accessible but a little away from it. So, you feel the pause and the peace better.The decadent wood-fire food served there makes you fall in love with slow-meals all over again and rekindles the love for small joys in your soul. 


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5

Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


Nainital: Heritage Stay


For the love of royalty, this stay is a must-visit! This mountain view stay was previously the residence of Princess Reena Kumari. This boutique mountain view hotel still exudes luxury, class, and beauty of the good old days.  Princess Reenam Kumariji personally looked after the renovation and was so meticulous that she gave this six years before opening it to Travellers. So be prepared to see a lot of authentic heritage structures, luxury, and attention to detail.


What is great about this stay? Its interiors are tasteful, refined and the decadent food there makes you feel like you are from a royal household.

Why should you visit it? For soaking the pristine beauty of Nainital, annals of royalty and art, head to this regal stay without a doubt. You would feel like a royal at this stay, with even little things like the linen being of top quality. As one of the most regal resorts in Uttarakhand, it definitely deserves your visit! Also, it is one of the safe Weekend Resorts from Delhi after Corona Lockdown that can be visited by you!


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 5/5


Visit this Safe Weekend Resort from Delhi after Corona Lockdown: Know More!


Shitlakhet: Offbeat Forest Stay


Cozy cottage stay, wooden architecture, spacious balconies with the Himalayan peaks in sign on a clear sky day by the side of greenery — if it sounds like a scene in your dream, we would want you to wake up at this stay and actually experience it! 


What is great about this stay? Both for its inherent simplicity and comfort, this offbeat property at Shitlakhet seems like a stay created for die-hard indie tourism and nature lovers. Truly a rare Forest Stay in Uttarakhand, very well maintained. One of the very few Forests which is still intact and not commercialized.


Why should you visit it? Bird watching, nature trails, and exploration of plantations will keep a true blue traveller like you busy there.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


Ramgarh: Mountain Hideaway


Looking for that ideal mountain stay away from all that hustle-bustle? Your search will end at this stunning Mountain View stay in Ramgarh. Along with that, the gushing river, a valley nearby shall bring you close to mother nature. Especially for artists, their minimalistic decor overlooking the hills shall prove to be that much-needed inspiration.


What is great about this stay? Really tired of your routine in the city? Want to connect with yourself and your partner/family again? This place is perfect for that!


Why should you visit it? This place’s quintessential “pahadi” hospitality and decadent desi food will refresh you from the word go! 


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 5/5 


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

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“I like the mountains because they make me feel small,’ Jeff says. ‘They help me sort out what’s important in life.”

― Mark Obmascik

The Magic of Mountain View

The mountains are magical. Any day. Any time. And that’s why we yearn so much for the mountain view to make sense of our life. Especially after the times of Corona, the first thing many of us want to do is visit some safe, sanitized luxury resort, sip chai from the balcony there and just enjoy the larger than life mountain view. Right?

So, while we were on a mental vacation for the same, we thought of picking some of the most exotic mountain view resorts in Uttarakhand that would let you just that!

The Mesmerizing Mountain View Resorts in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is home to some of the most unique hidden gems in India. The mountain view resorts in Uttarakhand are unbeatable. They let you enjoy larger than life tutelage of mesmerizing mountains. Although summer might feel like the right season to visit Uttarakhand, trust us, a die-hard traveler doesn’t need the excuse to its majestic mountain view!

For all the right reasons, Uttarakhand is perfect for a family getaway. Moreover, from Delhi as well, it is easily reachable. But most importantly, because of its amazing backdrop of mountains and delish Pahadi food, you simply cannot have enough of Uttarakhand!

So, if you are already on toes because of the mountain view and romanticism of Uttarakhand, then do check out these mountain view resorts in Uttarakhand that are safe, deeply sanitized, and maintain social distancing:


Nathuakhan: Authentic Kumaoni Stay


Did you always wonder about living is handmade home? Well, this soulful stay in Nathuakhan will fulfill that dream of yours. This mountain view stay is absolutely perfect for you to meet your true self. Also, for bird watching, rural indulgence, and nature, we can recommend going there more than this! The handmade home, carefully designed by placing stone after stone wins you over. It makes you believe in the small joys of life and simple pahadi life. Also, the cherry on the cake there is the tutelage of mountains. You see them everywhere from this mountain view stay.


What is great about this stay? Lined up with the choicest flowers, views of majestic mountains and walls made from handpicked stones, this stay is all Zen and comfort in one go. Whether for a solo soul searching sessions, intimate getaways with your loved one, or a family getaway, this mountain view stay is perfect for all of it.


Why should you visit it? Be inspired to speak with Chetan, the owner on how he made this Homestay dream come true for him and many other Travellers like you! If you have kids along, the bird watching and nature trails there by the mountains will keep you joyful.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


Nathuakhan: Himalayan Adventure Resort


Mountain view and some sort of adventure go well, right? Along with the power-packed adventure activities, this stay also offers breathtaking mountain views. Also, this mountain view resort is surrounded by oak and pine forests and makes your stay there absolutely worth it.


What is great about this stay? If you got your adrenaline pumped up for the season, then do not think twice before visiting this stay.  It is a great place to visit for adventure and mountain lovers.


Why should you visit it? This mountain view resort is great for adventure and nature-loving couples. Also, you can visit it with your family and kids, as it is a great stay for solo travelers. This is one of the very very few resorts in Bhimtal with adventure activities of this level under the guidance of certified experts.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

Mukteshwar: Himalayan Family Resort


This mountain view resort is luxury personified! It is perfect for solo travelers as well as families and couples. With an enchanting view of mountains, nature trails, it takes away stress and peps you up for life. You never really need an excuse to visit this stay!


What is great about this stay? The backdrop of magnificent mountains there is absolutely unmissable. You are a mountain lover or not, this stay will make you forget all your love for them!


Why should you visit it? To breathe in some fresh air and rejuvenate. Rooms are very spacious with Sit-outs/Balconies. Also, the touristy crowded places like Nainital are accessible but a little away from it. So, you feel the pause and the peace better.The decadent wood-fire food served there makes you fall in love with slow-meals all over again and rekindles the love for small joys in your soul. 


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5

Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


Nainital: Heritage Stay


For the love of royalty, this stay is a must-visit! This mountain view stay was previously the residence of Princess Reena Kumari. This boutique mountain view hotel still exudes luxury, class, and beauty of the good old days.  Princess Reenam Kumariji personally looked after the renovation and was so meticulous that she gave this six years before opening it to Travellers. So be prepared to see a lot of authentic heritage structures, luxury, and attention to detail.


What is great about this stay? Its interiors are tasteful, refined and the decadent food there makes you feel like you are from a royal household.

Why should you visit it? For soaking the pristine beauty of Nainital, annals of royalty and art, head to this regal stay without a doubt. You would feel like a royal at this stay, with even little things like the linen being of top quality. As one of the most regal resorts in Uttarakhand, it definitely deserves your visit! Also, it is one of the safe Weekend Resorts from Delhi after Corona Lockdown that can be visited by you!


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 5/5


Visit this Safe Weekend Resort from Delhi after Corona Lockdown: Know More!


Shitlakhet: Offbeat Forest Stay


Cozy cottage stay, wooden architecture, spacious balconies with the Himalayan peaks in sign on a clear sky day by the side of greenery — if it sounds like a scene in your dream, we would want you to wake up at this stay and actually experience it! 


What is great about this stay? Both for its inherent simplicity and comfort, this offbeat property at Shitlakhet seems like a stay created for die-hard indie tourism and nature lovers. Truly a rare Forest Stay in Uttarakhand, very well maintained. One of the very few Forests which is still intact and not commercialized.


Why should you visit it? Bird watching, nature trails, and exploration of plantations will keep a true blue traveller like you busy there.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


Ramgarh: Mountain Hideaway


Looking for that ideal mountain stay away from all that hustle-bustle? Your search will end at this stunning Mountain View stay in Ramgarh. Along with that, the gushing river, a valley nearby shall bring you close to mother nature. Especially for artists, their minimalistic decor overlooking the hills shall prove to be that much-needed inspiration.


What is great about this stay? Really tired of your routine in the city? Want to connect with yourself and your partner/family again? This place is perfect for that!


Why should you visit it? This place’s quintessential “pahadi” hospitality and decadent desi food will refresh you from the word go! 


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 5/5 


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

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“A tree house, a free house,
A secret you and me house,
A high up in the leafy branches
Cozy as can be house.
A street house, a neat house,
Be sure to wipe your feet house
Is not my kind of house at all-
Let’s go live in a tree house.”
― Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends

Right from childhood, tree house has fascinated us! Hasn’t it? Living in a treehouse, enjoy the best of delicacies and looking at the lush greenery, oh, it all feels like a dream! But wait, what if we tell you that you could live it all at this luxury tree house resort near Mumbai? Pleasantly surprised? Don’t be! Because it exists right near Shendi.

Rejuvenate at Luxury Tree House Resort at Shendi

Surrounded by Sahyadris, Shendi blooms in monsoon. Most importantly, you would love the abundant waterfalls and stunning lakes there. Although it is a modest village with a meager population, it is blessed with the best of flora, fauna, and by River Ganga.

Indeed, it is a small, modest village. However, it is blessed by River Ganga. It is clean, peaceful, and lush green all the while there. Presently, you might think that travel has changed after COVID-19. However, as Shendi is a nature cocooned destination which is a home to a luxury, safe, sanitized tree house resort. It would be a perfect weekend getaway for you this monsoon.

Didn’t you always want to live in a tree house? While there are a few awesome hidden gems, like these in Himanchal or Kerala. But, you would rarely find tree houses in Maharashtra or around Mumbai. Thankfully, this luxury tree house resort near Mumbai has come to our rescue. And how beautifully in Shendi that too!

Explore Shendi with a Safe, Sanitized Stay at Tree House Resort

Around 165 kilometres from Mumbai, Shendi has one of the most luxurious tree house resort that you must explore. It is a spacious property and has rooms spread out in a way that would allow adequate social distancing.

Surrounded by picturesque trees wherever you see, the newly made cottages at this pacifying tree house resort are one of its kind. Minimalistic yet uber comfortable, your stay here would connect you with your true self.

Quintessentially, this stay is a true blue luxury tree house resort perfect for your family, friends or for a solo getaway! They have tastefully designed individual cottages there. So, you would have optimum safety, social distancing there.

Most importantly, every cottage there has an exclusive, personal lawn area where you could truly unwind. They also have a few cottages at this luxury tree house resort that let you enjoy the one of its kind view of a lake.

While tree house cottages there are absolutely impeccable there, their delish food served in a comforting, minimalistic restaurant steals the show. The jute decor there appeases your sensibilities and promises a great time spent with family.

Also, the near by Bhandadara Dam and pristine greenery around this tree house resort will lift up your spirits. Especially after COVID-19 lockdown, going to this well-kept, safe and sanitized weekend getaway near Mumbai and Pune would be wise. Because, it checks all the boxes of natural getaway that maintains social distancing and is near by Mumbai, Pune.

Highlight of this Tree House Resort near Mumbai and Pune

What is great about this stay? Undoubtedly, the highlight of this stay are the tree houses. They let you truly mesmerize your childhood. The architecture there is beautifully earthy. Moreover, their interiors are comforting. The expanse and spaciousness of rooms built with inherent social distancing at this stay will make you feel safe. Go there to truly unwind.


Why should visit it? This luxurious tree house resort is barely two-three hours away from Mumbai and Pune respectively. So, you would not have travel far. They employ local staff there to create a responsible eco-system for tourism and guests. And most importantly, all of them are well-trained for maintaining hygiene.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

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“A tree house, a free house,
A secret you and me house,
A high up in the leafy branches
Cozy as can be house.
A street house, a neat house,
Be sure to wipe your feet house
Is not my kind of house at all-
Let’s go live in a tree house.”
― Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends

Right from childhood, tree house has fascinated us! Hasn’t it? Living in a treehouse, enjoy the best of delicacies and looking at the lush greenery, oh, it all feels like a dream! But wait, what if we tell you that you could live it all at this luxury tree house resort near Mumbai? Pleasantly surprised? Don’t be! Because it exists right near Shendi.

Rejuvenate at Luxury Tree House Resort at Shendi

Surrounded by Sahyadris, Shendi blooms in monsoon. Most importantly, you would love the abundant waterfalls and stunning lakes there. Although it is a modest village with a meager population, it is blessed with the best of flora, fauna, and by River Ganga.

Indeed, it is a small, modest village. However, it is blessed by River Ganga. It is clean, peaceful, and lush green all the while there. Presently, you might think that travel has changed after COVID-19. However, as Shendi is a nature cocooned destination which is a home to a luxury, safe, sanitized tree house resort. It would be a perfect weekend getaway for you this monsoon.

Didn’t you always want to live in a tree house? While there are a few awesome hidden gems, like these in Himanchal or Kerala. But, you would rarely find tree houses in Maharashtra or around Mumbai. Thankfully, this luxury tree house resort near Mumbai has come to our rescue. And how beautifully in Shendi that too!

Explore Shendi with a Safe, Sanitized Stay at Tree House Resort

Around 165 kilometres from Mumbai, Shendi has one of the most luxurious tree house resort that you must explore. It is a spacious property and has rooms spread out in a way that would allow adequate social distancing.

Surrounded by picturesque trees wherever you see, the newly made cottages at this pacifying tree house resort are one of its kind. Minimalistic yet uber comfortable, your stay here would connect you with your true self.

Quintessentially, this stay is a true blue luxury tree house resort perfect for your family, friends or for a solo getaway! They have tastefully designed individual cottages there. So, you would have optimum safety, social distancing there.

Most importantly, every cottage there has an exclusive, personal lawn area where you could truly unwind. They also have a few cottages at this luxury tree house resort that let you enjoy the one of its kind view of a lake.

While tree house cottages there are absolutely impeccable there, their delish food served in a comforting, minimalistic restaurant steals the show. The jute decor there appeases your sensibilities and promises a great time spent with family.

Also, the near by Bhandadara Dam and pristine greenery around this tree house resort will lift up your spirits. Especially after COVID-19 lockdown, going to this well-kept, safe and sanitized weekend getaway near Mumbai and Pune would be wise. Because, it checks all the boxes of natural getaway that maintains social distancing and is near by Mumbai, Pune.

Highlight of this Tree House Resort near Mumbai and Pune

What is great about this stay? Undoubtedly, the highlight of this stay are the tree houses. They let you truly mesmerize your childhood. The architecture there is beautifully earthy. Moreover, their interiors are comforting. The expanse and spaciousness of rooms built with inherent social distancing at this stay will make you feel safe. Go there to truly unwind.


Why should visit it? This luxurious tree house resort is barely two-three hours away from Mumbai and Pune respectively. So, you would not have travel far. They employ local staff there to create a responsible eco-system for tourism and guests. And most importantly, all of them are well-trained for maintaining hygiene.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

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Whether you live in Mumbai or Pune, you know that just like its monsoon, the Maharashtrian way of life is special. Right from food, lifestyle, rituals, there is something unique and earthy about it. Quintessentially, it is rooted in the small joys, deep values, and simplicity of life. But, most importantly, the Maharashtrian culture grows on you when you visit those rare heritage resorts near Mumbai and Pune.


Splendid Heritage Resort near Mumbai and Pune

Verdant and sublime, just like the Sahyadris, larger than life forts, we found this heritage resort in Saswad to be absolutely stunning. If you are looking for a weekend getaway near Mumbai and Pune, this royal resort would be perfect for you and the family!

The highlight of this stay is its comfort and character. It pacifies you the minute you reach there. It is truly one of the most exquisite heritage resorts near Pune and Mumbai. Therefore, you might just need an excuse to travel there after the lockdown is finally over.

Spending a weekend at this heritage resort would feel like a rich dream. After all, it boasts of a history of 300 odd years. The sweet whispers of birds, sight of flora and fauna make it all the more inviting.

You would feel childlike wonder at this heritage resort. Because, it is swamped with hidden pathways, dungeons, splendid lawns. You also have Mavlas who lovingly welcome you. Remember, they also Shivaji Maharaj?
Expect sparrows and even some un


Relax at this Heritage Weekend Getaway near Mumbai and Pune


Built around 1710, this heritage property has withered the test of time just like its founder Shri Pilaji Jadhavrao. That’s why the architecture, interior of this resort seem so connected to the Maratha heritage. Most importantly, the beauty around this stay is absolutely stunning.

Also, they have a plethora of options for accommodation and activities. You may stay in a tent there. Or how about enjoying the company of a birdman or going for ziplining? If you are an art and culture buff then their private museum would stun you!

And did we tell you that they have three exotic restuarants there to give you nothing but the best of culinary pleasures?

The Luxury at Heritage Resort near Mumbai


You would love waking up to the royal balconies of this heritage resort. It is cocooned by lush greenery. Imagine sipping a cup of piping hot chai there? Could there be anything else that makes you feel that heavenly?


What is great about this stay?

You shall experience royalty there. If you felt too overworked during lockdown, going there would give you that much-needed respite. You can rest assured as they would maintain the social distancing, safety, and sanitization measures. Also, this weekend getaway near Pune and Mumbai would never let you down because their hospitality standards are really impeccable.

Why should you visit it? This heritage stay is at a sweet spot of Mumbai and Pune. So, it would be best to visit it after COVID-19 lockdown. But most importantly, it would let you enjoy the luxury, comfort, decadent food and take away all your pandemic woes – so a reason enough to visit it, right?


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

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Whether you live in Mumbai or Pune, you know that just like its monsoon, the Maharashtrian way of life is special. Right from food, lifestyle, rituals, there is something unique and earthy about it. Quintessentially, it is rooted in the small joys, deep values, and simplicity of life. But, most importantly, the Maharashtrian culture grows on you when you visit those rare heritage resorts near Mumbai and Pune.


Splendid Heritage Resort near Mumbai and Pune

Verdant and sublime, just like the Sahyadris, larger than life forts, we found this heritage resort in Saswad to be absolutely stunning. If you are looking for a weekend getaway near Mumbai and Pune, this royal resort would be perfect for you and the family!

The highlight of this stay is its comfort and character. It pacifies you the minute you reach there. It is truly one of the most exquisite heritage resorts near Pune and Mumbai. Therefore, you might just need an excuse to travel there after the lockdown is finally over.

Spending a weekend at this heritage resort would feel like a rich dream. After all, it boasts of a history of 300 odd years. The sweet whispers of birds, sight of flora and fauna make it all the more inviting.

You would feel childlike wonder at this heritage resort. Because, it is swamped with hidden pathways, dungeons, splendid lawns. You also have Mavlas who lovingly welcome you. Remember, they also Shivaji Maharaj?
Expect sparrows and even some un


Relax at this Heritage Weekend Getaway near Mumbai and Pune


Built around 1710, this heritage property has withered the test of time just like its founder Shri Pilaji Jadhavrao. That’s why the architecture, interior of this resort seem so connected to the Maratha heritage. Most importantly, the beauty around this stay is absolutely stunning.

Also, they have a plethora of options for accommodation and activities. You may stay in a tent there. Or how about enjoying the company of a birdman or going for ziplining? If you are an art and culture buff then their private museum would stun you!

And did we tell you that they have three exotic restuarants there to give you nothing but the best of culinary pleasures?

The Luxury at Heritage Resort near Mumbai


You would love waking up to the royal balconies of this heritage resort. It is cocooned by lush greenery. Imagine sipping a cup of piping hot chai there? Could there be anything else that makes you feel that heavenly?


What is great about this stay?

You shall experience royalty there. If you felt too overworked during lockdown, going there would give you that much-needed respite. You can rest assured as they would maintain the social distancing, safety, and sanitization measures. Also, this weekend getaway near Pune and Mumbai would never let you down because their hospitality standards are really impeccable.

Why should you visit it? This heritage stay is at a sweet spot of Mumbai and Pune. So, it would be best to visit it after COVID-19 lockdown. But most importantly, it would let you enjoy the luxury, comfort, decadent food and take away all your pandemic woes – so a reason enough to visit it, right?


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

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“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

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The Beauty of Solo Travel

Whether you are hip or not, you must have heard people going gaga about solo travel at least once in life! And why not? Solo travel is a mecca for self-discovery. Quintessentially, it allows you to connect with yourself. By travel with yourself, you know yourself better and more than anyone.

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Conversely, it can be a challenge for many for us, because we always travel with a company. However, I think everyone should solo travel at least once in life. Because, by exploring a new place, exotic destinations all solo, you meet your fears head-on. As per Forbes, solo travel symbolizes your independence and National Geographic believes that solo travel is a great teacher for any individual. There is so much to see in the world, why should we depend on someone to travel with us?

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Exotic Destinations Near Mumbai and Pune that You Must Visit

Believing in the same, at Yuyiii, most of us have experienced solo travel. And going by experience, these exotic destinations near Mumbai and Pune are perfect to start your solo travel adventure.

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Cherrypicked from umpteen hidden gems, these exotic destinations offer the best beauty of Maharashtra. We also have shared our recommendations for safe, sanitized stays at all these destinations that you could visit after COVID-19 lockdown is over. Do check them and thank us later:


Tadoba

If you are a wildlife enthusiast then you must go for a solo trip to Tadoba. Tadoba is a home for rare Bengal tigers, leopards, sloth bears, striped hyenas, and honey badgers. When it comes to flora, fauna, it is absolutely one of the most enchanting hidden jewels of Maharasthra. Up close to nature, life feels exponentially worth living here.


For artists, wildlife enthusiasts a serene stay just nearby the wildlife sanctuary of Tadoba makes for a compelling weekend getaway.


Safe, sanitized Weekend Resort in Tadoba to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!


Karjat

If you would like to take a solo trip to a serene place then head to Karjat.
Once upon a time, the land of Karjat was loved by the Buddhist monks for its peace. Kondana Caves still bear testimony to that story. The scenic mountains, pacific rivers, umpteen temples, and ancient caves still lure people.

It so makes for an accessible weekend getaway from Pune and from Mumbai as well. Ain’t that a serious excuse to head for a getaway Mumbai for the weekend already?


Safe, sanitized Weekend Resort in Karjat to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!


Ratnagiri

For a beach lover, a solo trip to Ratnagiri is an absolute must! The other name of Ratnagiri could be the Beach Haven of Maharashtra. The simple joys of life like mangoes, waterfalls, and clean white sands are all found there. Also, it is reasonably untouched by the urban cacophony.

Spending a blissful weekend at a Homely Stay there and experiencing the decadent Konkan food should definitely be on your mind if you are looking for a pleasant change. For indie travelers and artists, this is one of those hidden jewels of Maharashtra that will never fail to rejuvenate them.


Safe, sanitized Weekend Resort in Ratnagiri to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!


Chiplun


Chiplun is for all of us solo travel lovers who feel joy just by breathing some fresh air. Home to the Lake Vashishti, the little town offers stunning views of lakes, white sand beaches, waterfalls, and mango groves. Stillness and Chiplun are almost synonymous. For every wanderer and wonderer visiting Chiplun is a must, I say!

Experience the most stunning Sunsets and Sunrises of the Konkan coast from this stay. Head there to have the time of your life at this exotic destination near Mumbai.

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Kihim


Wish to kickstart your solo travel adventure by going to somewhere exotic? How about we tell you about this secret beach heaven in Kihim which is near Alibaug yet unexplored, eh? Oh wait, you are packing your bags already? And why won’t you? The beaches, the peace, the vibe, and staying at a cozy homestay at Kihim — what more can beach babies ask for other than enjoying at this one of the most exotic destinations of Maharashtra?

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“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

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The Beauty of Solo Travel

Whether you are hip or not, you must have heard people going gaga about solo travel at least once in life! And why not? Solo travel is a mecca for self-discovery. Quintessentially, it allows you to connect with yourself. By travel with yourself, you know yourself better and more than anyone.

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Conversely, it can be a challenge for many for us, because we always travel with a company. However, I think everyone should solo travel at least once in life. Because, by exploring a new place, exotic destinations all solo, you meet your fears head-on. As per Forbes, solo travel symbolizes your independence and National Geographic believes that solo travel is a great teacher for any individual. There is so much to see in the world, why should we depend on someone to travel with us?

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Exotic Destinations Near Mumbai and Pune that You Must Visit

Believing in the same, at Yuyiii, most of us have experienced solo travel. And going by experience, these exotic destinations near Mumbai and Pune are perfect to start your solo travel adventure.

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Cherrypicked from umpteen hidden gems, these exotic destinations offer the best beauty of Maharashtra. We also have shared our recommendations for safe, sanitized stays at all these destinations that you could visit after COVID-19 lockdown is over. Do check them and thank us later:


Tadoba

If you are a wildlife enthusiast then you must go for a solo trip to Tadoba. Tadoba is a home for rare Bengal tigers, leopards, sloth bears, striped hyenas, and honey badgers. When it comes to flora, fauna, it is absolutely one of the most enchanting hidden jewels of Maharasthra. Up close to nature, life feels exponentially worth living here.


For artists, wildlife enthusiasts a serene stay just nearby the wildlife sanctuary of Tadoba makes for a compelling weekend getaway.


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Karjat

If you would like to take a solo trip to a serene place then head to Karjat.
Once upon a time, the land of Karjat was loved by the Buddhist monks for its peace. Kondana Caves still bear testimony to that story. The scenic mountains, pacific rivers, umpteen temples, and ancient caves still lure people.

It so makes for an accessible weekend getaway from Pune and from Mumbai as well. Ain’t that a serious excuse to head for a getaway Mumbai for the weekend already?


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Ratnagiri

For a beach lover, a solo trip to Ratnagiri is an absolute must! The other name of Ratnagiri could be the Beach Haven of Maharashtra. The simple joys of life like mangoes, waterfalls, and clean white sands are all found there. Also, it is reasonably untouched by the urban cacophony.

Spending a blissful weekend at a Homely Stay there and experiencing the decadent Konkan food should definitely be on your mind if you are looking for a pleasant change. For indie travelers and artists, this is one of those hidden jewels of Maharashtra that will never fail to rejuvenate them.


Safe, sanitized Weekend Resort in Ratnagiri to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!


Chiplun


Chiplun is for all of us solo travel lovers who feel joy just by breathing some fresh air. Home to the Lake Vashishti, the little town offers stunning views of lakes, white sand beaches, waterfalls, and mango groves. Stillness and Chiplun are almost synonymous. For every wanderer and wonderer visiting Chiplun is a must, I say!

Experience the most stunning Sunsets and Sunrises of the Konkan coast from this stay. Head there to have the time of your life at this exotic destination near Mumbai.

Safe, sanitized Weekend Resort in Chiplun to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!


Kihim


Wish to kickstart your solo travel adventure by going to somewhere exotic? How about we tell you about this secret beach heaven in Kihim which is near Alibaug yet unexplored, eh? Oh wait, you are packing your bags already? And why won’t you? The beaches, the peace, the vibe, and staying at a cozy homestay at Kihim — what more can beach babies ask for other than enjoying at this one of the most exotic destinations of Maharashtra?

Safe, sanitized Weekend Resort in Kihim to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!

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“To know India and her peoples, one has to know the monsoon. It is not enough to read about it in books, or see it on the cinema screen, or hear someone talk about it. It has to be a personal experience because nothing short of living through it can fully convey all it means to a people for whom it is not only the source of life, but also their most exciting impact with nature.”

― Khushwant Singh, I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale

The monsoons of India are nothing but soulful. Our hearts bloom in monsoon. Most importantly, the desire for freedom from the mundane sprouts with the rains. That’s why, with the onset of monsoon, we are feeling that monsoon weekend getaways are already calling us! Though travel will change now, especially after COVID-19 lockdown. However, every cloud has a silver lining. By ensuring personal safety and choosing the right monsoon weekend getaways to get some fresh air, you can still travel soon than later.

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Monsoon Weekend Getaways that will Soothe Your Senses

To let you have the best of monsoon this year, here are our recommendations for wonderful monsoon weekend getaways that you must visit:

Shendi

Shendi blooms in monsoon. It rests amongst the Sahyadris. Most importantly, Shendi enchants travelers with its picturesque lakes and gushing waterfalls. Indeed, it is a small, modest village. However, it is blessed by River Ganga. That is why it always stays clean, peaceful, and lush green. So, take a trip to Shendi this monsoon and have the time of your life.

Safe, sanitized Monsoon Weekend Resort in Shendi to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!

Ganpatipule

Beaches and rains. What could ever be a better combination? A hub for pilgrims and tourists alike, Ganpatipule is a rare town to remain untouched by commercialization. And trust us, this town looks incredible during monsoon. The town derives its name due to the discovery of an idol of the Hindu Lord Ganesha discovered 1600 years ago. And just like its rich history, its beaches are one of its kind. So, bucket list it for monsoon then?

Safe, sanitized Monsoon Weekend Resort in Ganapatipule to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!

Saswad

Hear the brave tales of Maratha in the backdrop of rains at Saswad. “Every inch of Saswad soil has a chapter of history written on it!” – Babasaheb Purandare. On the banks of the Karha river, Saswad dazzles travelers. Its greenery pacifies your soul. Most importantly, its rich history was home to several Buddhist monasteries and temples and the homeland for the first Peshwa from the Bhat family. If you have watched Tumbad and marveled at the ancient doors and locks withstanding the rains, you can see some of them in Saswad! You got all the right reasons to visit it in monsoon, no?

Safe, sanitized Monsoon Weekend Resort in Saswad to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!

Mulshi

Mulshi is magical in monsoon. Because it is located by the sight of the mesmerizing Mulshi Dam. From there you can see the dance of clouds over the tense skies. Under the veil of the majestic Sahyadri mountains, the tranquil waters of the Mulshi dam offer travelers a respite. This village truly charges you up with its views. Whether from Pune or Mumbai, this place deserves your visit, every monsoon.

Safe, sanitized Monsoon Weekend Resort in Mulshi to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!

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“To know India and her peoples, one has to know the monsoon. It is not enough to read about it in books, or see it on the cinema screen, or hear someone talk about it. It has to be a personal experience because nothing short of living through it can fully convey all it means to a people for whom it is not only the source of life, but also their most exciting impact with nature.”

― Khushwant Singh, I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale

The monsoons of India are nothing but soulful. Our hearts bloom in monsoon. Most importantly, the desire for freedom from the mundane sprouts with the rains. That’s why, with the onset of monsoon, we are feeling that monsoon weekend getaways are already calling us! Though travel will change now, especially after COVID-19 lockdown. However, every cloud has a silver lining. By ensuring personal safety and choosing the right monsoon weekend getaways to get some fresh air, you can still travel soon than later.

Photo by Vivek Doshi on Unsplash

Monsoon Weekend Getaways that will Soothe Your Senses

To let you have the best of monsoon this year, here are our recommendations for wonderful monsoon weekend getaways that you must visit:

Shendi

Shendi blooms in monsoon. It rests amongst the Sahyadris. Most importantly, Shendi enchants travelers with its picturesque lakes and gushing waterfalls. Indeed, it is a small, modest village. However, it is blessed by River Ganga. That is why it always stays clean, peaceful, and lush green. So, take a trip to Shendi this monsoon and have the time of your life.

Safe, sanitized Monsoon Weekend Resort in Shendi to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!

Ganpatipule

Beaches and rains. What could ever be a better combination? A hub for pilgrims and tourists alike, Ganpatipule is a rare town to remain untouched by commercialization. And trust us, this town looks incredible during monsoon. The town derives its name due to the discovery of an idol of the Hindu Lord Ganesha discovered 1600 years ago. And just like its rich history, its beaches are one of its kind. So, bucket list it for monsoon then?

Safe, sanitized Monsoon Weekend Resort in Ganapatipule to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!

Saswad

Hear the brave tales of Maratha in the backdrop of rains at Saswad. “Every inch of Saswad soil has a chapter of history written on it!” – Babasaheb Purandare. On the banks of the Karha river, Saswad dazzles travelers. Its greenery pacifies your soul. Most importantly, its rich history was home to several Buddhist monasteries and temples and the homeland for the first Peshwa from the Bhat family. If you have watched Tumbad and marveled at the ancient doors and locks withstanding the rains, you can see some of them in Saswad! You got all the right reasons to visit it in monsoon, no?

Safe, sanitized Monsoon Weekend Resort in Saswad to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!

Mulshi

Mulshi is magical in monsoon. Because it is located by the sight of the mesmerizing Mulshi Dam. From there you can see the dance of clouds over the tense skies. Under the veil of the majestic Sahyadri mountains, the tranquil waters of the Mulshi dam offer travelers a respite. This village truly charges you up with its views. Whether from Pune or Mumbai, this place deserves your visit, every monsoon.

Safe, sanitized Monsoon Weekend Resort in Mulshi to visit after Corona Lockdown: Know More!

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There are umpteen weekend getaways near Mumbai and Pune. However, especially after the COVID-19 lockdown in India, our idea for travel has transformed. International trips might happen later than sooner. However, this cloud has a silver lining. Because we have so many local and homegrown, rural stays in Maharashtra that you could visit them sooner than you think!

Exploring the Stunning Rural Stays in Maharashtra

Sheltered in the embrace of flora and fauna, these magnificent rural stays in Maharashtra are simply breathtaking. As these getaways are located away from the cities, dense regions, you can be rest assured about their hygiene, safety and sanitization.

Here’s our handpicked hidden gems aka rural stays in Maharashtra that are absolutely unmissable:


The Countryside Stay in Panchgani


Almost like a slice of peace in the middle of a valley, this countryside stay soothes your heart. Each room there lets you enjoy the views of the mountains, valleys by the pool. Like that ain’t enough, they also grow veggies like broccoli, beetroot, carrots, cabbage, brinjals, tomatoes and more there to serve you nothing but the best. Go there with your kids or for those special occasions and experience life like never before!


What is great about this stay? It is located in one of the pristine areas of Panchgani. Every room there offers never seen and experienced views of majestic Maharashtra. The soothing architecture and organic veggies served fresh, make your stay one of its kind.


Why should visit it? To experience the true beauty of Panchgani of the 1980s and 1990s. Relax with your family and relish meals that are infused with the love of Nature.

Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay:  4.5/5

Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


Boutique Farm Stay in Karjat



Karjat is very nearby Mumbai and Pune. So, you can really think about going there post the COVID 19 lockdown. It would be an ideal weekend getaway for your family.

What is great about this stay? This farm stay offers the best views and comfort! The sweet silences of this stay will appeal to your sensibilities. Also, it is engulfed by nature. You can hear your silence here. So, rest assured of the fact that social distancing, hygiene, and safety would be of utmost importance there.


Why should you visit it? Won’t you want to breathe some fresh air? This picturesque Farm Stay is just an hour or two away from Mumbai and will be deeply sanitized. They also have maintained a nursery there. So, you actually get to unwind in the lap of nature as well as luxury. Moreover, it is one of the first Farm to Table concept Farm Stay near Mumbai. Head there soon in the name of slow travel.

Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5

Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


The Eco Farm Stay in Wai


This stay in the dreamy town of Wai will remind you that the simple joys of life cost you nothing! Go on a family weekend getaway there to enjoy a delish farm to table Maharashtrian meal and connect with Mother Nature. The golden wheat farms, gooseberry and strawberry field there will grow on your heart and you would live a piece of your soul at this place — it is that rejuvenating, we say!


What is great about this stay? Their dreamy tents that are outsourced from Rajasthan and one of the very few in Maharashtra and are comfort personified. You get to stay in lush green surroundings in the sleepy village of Wai and indulge in your peace.

Why should you visit it? To enjoy farm-fresh food there. They grow local grains and vegetables like cabbage, brinjals, etc and also exotic fruits like gooseberry, strawberry in their farms. Your kids, the family would have a great time here because of the same!

Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5

Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

Secluded Stay at Ratnagiri


Architecture wise, the essence of this homestay is pristinely local and cherished. Medha, an architect, owner of this rural stay has respected that tradition. You would find the cottages of this homestay made up of the same stones. The walls of the cottages subtly show the shine of red laterite stones.


Does it all seem very Spartan? Fret not! You are served simple yet decadent, piping hot Konkanstha Brahmin food. Red rice, dal, modak — all of that is cooked in a homely way from fresh organic produce just for you at this homestay in Ratnagiri, 250 kilometers from Pune! Ain’t that a reason to keep going back to that place?


What is great about this stay? It is not just a resort. Or a hotel. It is managed by an architect, Medha and her mother. That’s why this stay would be your home away from home. Their hospitality is very homely. Also, with comforting tents, till the hospitality of the local staff, this secluded stay rejuvenates you! But, most importantly, for us, the delish spread of authentic Maharashtrian food was the show-stealer.


Why should you visit it? Do you want to disconnect from the city? Please visit this stay then! Also, the architecture there is very indie, uplifting and so are the interiors. Moreover, your kids, better half and even friends will have a great time there in the lap of nature and homely warmth! Furthermore, there are 5 beaches around Ratnagiri. Aare Ware, the beach near this stay is truly virgin. Most importantly, the coastal road winding through the mountains to reach there is stunning. So, post the COVID19 lockdown, make plans to visit it soon.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

Read More

There are umpteen weekend getaways near Mumbai and Pune. However, especially after the COVID-19 lockdown in India, our idea for travel has transformed. International trips might happen later than sooner. However, this cloud has a silver lining. Because we have so many local and homegrown, rural stays in Maharashtra that you could visit them sooner than you think!

Exploring the Stunning Rural Stays in Maharashtra

Sheltered in the embrace of flora and fauna, these magnificent rural stays in Maharashtra are simply breathtaking. As these getaways are located away from the cities, dense regions, you can be rest assured about their hygiene, safety and sanitization.

Here’s our handpicked hidden gems aka rural stays in Maharashtra that are absolutely unmissable:


The Countryside Stay in Panchgani


Almost like a slice of peace in the middle of a valley, this countryside stay soothes your heart. Each room there lets you enjoy the views of the mountains, valleys by the pool. Like that ain’t enough, they also grow veggies like broccoli, beetroot, carrots, cabbage, brinjals, tomatoes and more there to serve you nothing but the best. Go there with your kids or for those special occasions and experience life like never before!


What is great about this stay? It is located in one of the pristine areas of Panchgani. Every room there offers never seen and experienced views of majestic Maharashtra. The soothing architecture and organic veggies served fresh, make your stay one of its kind.


Why should visit it? To experience the true beauty of Panchgani of the 1980s and 1990s. Relax with your family and relish meals that are infused with the love of Nature.

Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay:  4.5/5

Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


Boutique Farm Stay in Karjat



Karjat is very nearby Mumbai and Pune. So, you can really think about going there post the COVID 19 lockdown. It would be an ideal weekend getaway for your family.

What is great about this stay? This farm stay offers the best views and comfort! The sweet silences of this stay will appeal to your sensibilities. Also, it is engulfed by nature. You can hear your silence here. So, rest assured of the fact that social distancing, hygiene, and safety would be of utmost importance there.


Why should you visit it? Won’t you want to breathe some fresh air? This picturesque Farm Stay is just an hour or two away from Mumbai and will be deeply sanitized. They also have maintained a nursery there. So, you actually get to unwind in the lap of nature as well as luxury. Moreover, it is one of the first Farm to Table concept Farm Stay near Mumbai. Head there soon in the name of slow travel.

Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5

Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!


The Eco Farm Stay in Wai


This stay in the dreamy town of Wai will remind you that the simple joys of life cost you nothing! Go on a family weekend getaway there to enjoy a delish farm to table Maharashtrian meal and connect with Mother Nature. The golden wheat farms, gooseberry and strawberry field there will grow on your heart and you would live a piece of your soul at this place — it is that rejuvenating, we say!


What is great about this stay? Their dreamy tents that are outsourced from Rajasthan and one of the very few in Maharashtra and are comfort personified. You get to stay in lush green surroundings in the sleepy village of Wai and indulge in your peace.

Why should you visit it? To enjoy farm-fresh food there. They grow local grains and vegetables like cabbage, brinjals, etc and also exotic fruits like gooseberry, strawberry in their farms. Your kids, the family would have a great time here because of the same!

Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 4.5/5

Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

Secluded Stay at Ratnagiri


Architecture wise, the essence of this homestay is pristinely local and cherished. Medha, an architect, owner of this rural stay has respected that tradition. You would find the cottages of this homestay made up of the same stones. The walls of the cottages subtly show the shine of red laterite stones.


Does it all seem very Spartan? Fret not! You are served simple yet decadent, piping hot Konkanstha Brahmin food. Red rice, dal, modak — all of that is cooked in a homely way from fresh organic produce just for you at this homestay in Ratnagiri, 250 kilometers from Pune! Ain’t that a reason to keep going back to that place?


What is great about this stay? It is not just a resort. Or a hotel. It is managed by an architect, Medha and her mother. That’s why this stay would be your home away from home. Their hospitality is very homely. Also, with comforting tents, till the hospitality of the local staff, this secluded stay rejuvenates you! But, most importantly, for us, the delish spread of authentic Maharashtrian food was the show-stealer.


Why should you visit it? Do you want to disconnect from the city? Please visit this stay then! Also, the architecture there is very indie, uplifting and so are the interiors. Moreover, your kids, better half and even friends will have a great time there in the lap of nature and homely warmth! Furthermore, there are 5 beaches around Ratnagiri. Aare Ware, the beach near this stay is truly virgin. Most importantly, the coastal road winding through the mountains to reach there is stunning. So, post the COVID19 lockdown, make plans to visit it soon.


Yuyiii’s Travel Expert Rating for this Stay: 5/5


Check the detailed review, photos, and videos for this stay: Know More!

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