The monsoons are finally upon us and it’s that time of the year. For those who live in and around cities, these times mean a lot – trips, vacations and weekend getaways. We have compiled a list of some amazing places by SaffronStays where you can enjoy luxury and tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Sanvina Farm, Karjat Meticulously designed 2-bedroom pool on 10-acre estate. The farmhouse has an outdoor pool, verandas and tranquil gardens with plenty of relaxation. Surrounded by waterfalls, this villa is a place for those who appreciate exotic, blissful getaways amidst nature. It is an aesthetically designed house that is especially charming during the monsoons when everything around turns into a shade of green. Make acquaintances with a pond full of ducks, resident cows Lakshmi and Saraswati and baby calf Nandi. In fact, a good place to travel with kids, you can keep them away from the screens! Choose your thrill by riding an ATV ride or cycle around the valleys and mountains, take a trek to Kothaligad or wake up every morning to the symphony of nature. With so much to do around the house, we’ll leave it up to you to make your choice!
About 6 km from Bhivpuri Falls. Sohana by the River, Karjat, Private villa with outdoor pool, garden and shared lounge. This farmhouse in Karjat is a peaceful and green hundred acre estate built with environmental sustainability in mind. Sitting on the verandah sipping your favorite beverage you can breathe in the fresh air in the early morning and hear the peacocks calling at this estate. If you want to go out, you can explore Kondane Caves and Bhimashankar Falls at Karjat or even head to Matheran. Or take a dip in the nearby Pez River with your family! As the house is surrounded by greenery, it is the perfect place to sit back, relax and bond with your loved ones. Food lovers can indulge in authentic and lip-smackingly delicious homemade dishes during their stay.
Dhyana, Vada, 3-bedroom pet-friendly pool villa for rent in Wada. The house is part of a gated society called Greenway Valley and can be booked alongside the 2-bedroom SaffronStays Nithyam or the 3-bedroom SaffronStays Ekanth. This budget friendly bungalow is located near the river. In fact, you can even stroll along the Pinjal River that flows through the community when you choose to stay here. The gated community offers many monsoon activities like nature trails and a stroll in the Gargai river, and you can also visit the star garden and flower garden. If you are traveling with kids, you can also visit Sajan Dam.
Open to the sky, surrounded by mountains and endless acres of pristine greenery, Five elements, Panchagani, a 4-bedroom, private pool villa that redefines monsoon vacation stays. Arranged on multiple levels, this contemporary residence offers a very homely relaxed vibe with different spaces for various activities, all connected by a spacious courtyard filled with large lawns and trees and shrubs. The villa offers stunning views of the mountain range, with mesmerizing sunrises to wake up to. If there’s one house that will keep you, your family and friends busy, this is it! To step by the inviting pool or relax with a drink, you can see how everyone is happily occupied. While the kids play on the lawn, the swing and badminton spot keep the adults busy. The scenic view surrounding the property is a sight to behold. A separate private road from the villa takes you to the tableland, from where you can experience Panchaganj and its natural beauty like never before. If you want to stay in a villa this monsoon, you know where to go!
For couples who want to make the most of the romantic monsoon, The Glasshouse, Panchgani, go to your house. A beautiful glass room with cozy furnishings and French windows. A private house in Panchgani is carefully constructed with contemporary designs and modern amenities, breaking away from the hustle and bustle with a relaxed, slow-paced lifestyle. Home is where you should be because rain fills you with warmth and love while keeping you indoors. There is plenty of open space, a garden and a vast lawn. You can go on a fruit trail, practice yoga, play table tennis and enjoy a hot cuppa – there’s so much one can do!