Beach, Lakes & Hills - Quick Getaways from Mumbai
Mumbai is an iconic and beautiful city with an ever-charged pace of life. It’s important to take a break from the fast-paced lifestyle to refresh and rejuvenate—and weekends are the perfect time for it. Deciding on a place can get tricky and with many long weekends lined up this year, you must be wondering about all the places that you can visit with your friends and family.
amã Stays & Trails brings you charming residences and mesmerizing trails for weekend getaways from Mumbai, that offer immersive and authentic local experiences.
1. The Scenic Lonavala
Defined by rolling green hills, crystal-clear lakes, gurgling waterfalls, and ancient rock-cut caves, Lonavala is a spectacular retreat nestled high up in the mighty Sahyadri range in Maharashtra. The cool weather, crisp air, and scenic beauty make it an ideal destination for trekking, camping, paragliding, and fishing; and for gorging on local delights like the Chikki, Fudge, and the spicy Vada Pao.
Surrounded by nature and tranquillity, amã Stays & Trails in Lonavala blends elegance with homely comfort, warm service, and local experiences to provide a rejuvenating break from chaotic city life.
If you’re looking for villas in Lonavala, the amã Stays & Trails Sluice House, Lonavala is a heritage bungalow perfect for people who are seeking a truly experiential escape.
2. The Delightful Goa
Soft sands, shimmering waters, and swaying palms, that is Goa for most people. But there’s more to discover in this cherished coastal gem of India. amã Stays & Trails in Goa combines elegance with homely comfort and warm service along with authentic local experiences for its guests.
Travellers who are looking for simplicity and comfort, surrounded by calming beaches, can stay at any of the seven warm and homely villas situated all around Goa, like the amã Stays & Trails Braganza House, amã Stays & Trails Villa Siolim, and amã Stays & Trails Kharvi Abode Betul.
3. The Tranquil Madh Island
Madh Island is a quaint village full of authentic and rejuvenating local experiences. Historically being one of the islands which were reclaimed to form the mainland of Mumbai, Madh Island is an oasis in the city that never sleeps. Famous for breath-taking sunsets across the Arabian Sea, the island is the perfect destination for a quaint intimate time. Here the seafood aficionados can rejoice at the freshest catch of the sea reaching the bay early morning.
The amã Stays & Trails Beach House Madh Island is a place where you can relax and re-discover the simple joys and bring a new meaning to life.
4. The Earthy Khadakwasla
An eminent tourist attraction, Khadakwasla is a pleasant sight to behold. The main attraction is Khadakwasla Dam, around which you can enjoy the local culinary flavours. Khadakwasla Dam forms a reservoir, called Khadakwasla Lake which is a perfect spot for leisurely picnics. You can also explore the laidback Taljai Hills or trek up to Sinhagad Fort for breathtaking views from the top of the fort.
If you’re looking for villas in Khadakwasla, at just 45 minutes’ drive from Pune stands amã Stays & Trails Cliffs Edge , a four-bedroom bungalow situated on a hill overlooking the Khadakwasla Lake, offering unparalleled views of the Western Ghats.
5. The Engaging Alibaug
A small blissful haven, Alibaug is a coastal town just south of Mumbai that offers many authentic experiences. The town is blessed with sandy beaches, magnificent forts, and ancient temples. Intimate walks along craggy paths, soulful conversations in the lush gardens, or playful times at the pristine beaches will connect you with yourself and your loved ones. Alibaug is a perfect escape for travellers who treasure a mix of natural bliss and thrilling water sports.
Travellers looking for villas in Alibaug, can stay at the charming amã Stays & Trails Nine Palms Bungalow, which features large colonial-style high ceilings, spacious rooms, and breath-taking views of the tree groves surrounding it.