#Pune365Travel: Soak In The Magic Of The Waterfront

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If you are the quintessential luxury hunter, waking up to a great view of an ultramarine sky that meets an endless water body, is your typical idea of complete tranquility…

Well, we thought so and decided to end the lovely winter month of January with this pristine list of waterfront resorts for you to head to :

Durshet Forest Lodge

Armed with an al fresco seating at the 35 acre green patch adjacent the river Amba, this forest lodge is popular for its extensive teak trails, Flame of the forest trees and occasional silver oaks. Also a hot spot for trekkers, bird watchers and nature admirers, the place has accommodation options available for different budgets. If you visit the place in monsoons, you may find yourself embracing nature and dancing your heart out in the natural waterfalls that appear here.

Address: Durshet, Taluka : Khalapur, Dist: Raigadh, Khopoli.

Distance from Pune: 100 kms (approx.)

Cost: INR 1400 onwards (approx.)

The Waterfront Shaw

The Waterfront Shaw at Lavasa lets you soak in a luxurious lifestyle, right on the waterfront at Dasve Promenade reflecting its pristine waterside. Lavasa designed with a typical European ambience has several little nook and corners to entertain you. This is one destination that also has several pet friendly outlets.

Address: Village-Dasve, Post-Mose (Budruk) Via-Panshet, Taluka-Mulshi, Pune.

Distance from Pune: 57 kms (approx.)

Cost: INR 3330 onwards (approx.)



Mercure Lavasa

A stone throw’s distance from Dasve Lake, Mercure Lavasa is a four star property that offers 130 accommodation units. The inviting outdoor area with both valley and lake views help you have a perfect work –life balance with conference rooms and banquet options adding to the hospitality services of the hotel.

Address: 3, Dasve Circle At Post Dasve, Taluka Mulshi, Pune.

Distance from Pune: 57 kms (approx.)

Cost: INR 4500 onwards (approx.)

Upper Deck Resort

With an overview of the Valvan Reservoir and the historic Rajmachi Fort, Upper Deck Resort is an interesting option for the next getaway. The bountiful tree trails on the highest peak of Lonavala where this resort is located, speaks volumes of its pristine and refreshing view and feel.

Address: 13/15, Pangloli Village, Thakurwadi, Off. Tungarli Lake,  Lonavala.

Distance from Pune:70 kms (approx.)

Cost: INR 6199 onwards (approx.)

Radisson Blu Resort and Spa

A luxurious stay at a place with premium features and amenities is what awaits you at Alibaug. The resort is nestled around the Sahayadri Mountains and has a breath-taking view of Lake Veshvi. With a Thai and Balinese décor, it spreads its territory across 16 flora-covered acres, providing for a lovely stay for guests.

Address: Raigad District, Alibag, Maharashtra 402209.

Distance from Pune: 140 kms (approx.)

Cost: INR 7013 onwards (approx.)



#All distances mentioned are purely indicative. Prices are subject to change on different online booking sites, based on booking dates and discount available. Confirm with the hotels before booking.

#This is not to be construed as an official Pune365 review or endorsement of the establishments and is purely for reader information.

Loveleen Kaur

Loveleen Kaur

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