Mumbai, the financial capital of India, is the nucleus of all high profile business activities. Fondly called ‘the city of dreams’, Mumbai is peculiar for the hustle and bustle that characterizes commercial hubs. However, this commotion can be daunting for city dwellers. In this kind of a scenario, travelling is a welcome escape from this monotony. After careful deliberations, we have put together a list of weekend getaways from Mumbai.
Goa, the nation’s party hub, is THE PERFECT destination for weary city mongers to let their hair down. From exhilarating beaches to stunning forts to happening night clubs –there’s something for everyone.You can explore the Baga beach which is celebrated for its vibrant night life and variegating water sports. Equally enticing are the Uttorda beach, Majroda Beach &Colva beach, which are located in the vicinity of Royal Orchid Beach Resort & Spa. Another great option for you to hang out in is the Chapora Fort constructed by Adil Shah,the ruler of Bijapur. The nature lovers will find the famous Dudhsagar fallsand Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary irresistible.
Drawing numerous vacationers for its handicraft and antique leather works, Bhuj is a popular spot for travelers. It is a superb weekend escapade for those who love adventure, wildlife and places of historical significance. You can traverse the well known Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary located along the high-security zone ofthe Indo-Pak International border or explore Dholavira – one of the largest Harappan cities. Another great option for you to explore is the Mandvi Beach, which proffers an array of different water sports. You can also explore the dazzling PragPalace,which flaunts chic Gothic style windows and Corinthian pillars. You can explore Bharuch, which has mesmerizing places like Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Swaminarayan Temple and the Golden Bridge, and stay at Hotel Regenta Central Harimangla in Bharuch.
You can also stay in Regenta Resort having as many as four categories, such as Executive and Deluxe Rooms as well as Heritage Huts. You can enjoy various lip smacking delicacies at its ‘Gazebo’ Restaurant.
Once, the summer capital of the British in India, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar has a lot to offer. A fun-filled excursion to the Strawberry Farms, an exciting boating session at the Venna Lake, a trip to the popular Pratapgarh Fort – there’s a lot for you to explore.
When in Mahabaleshwar, you have an option to stay at Regenta MPG, located in the vicinity of the Venna Lake. This Heritage property dates back to a century. Boasting of the largest lawn in the city facing the Valley, it treats the visitors with a spellbinding Sunset View.
Pune is known for its sheer vibrancy; it changes colours from day to day for it is a melting pot of cultures. No matter how avant-garde it is, Pune has still not lost touch with its roots. One such monument, which has stood the test of time, is the elegant Aga Khan Palace. Another one is the Karla Cave, which belongs to ancient historical times. Wildlife enthusiasts will love the Katraj Snake Park. You can also visit Osho’s Ashram for some inner peace and tranquility.
Royal Orchid Central, Pune is an idyllic location for you to stay at. It has spacious rooms and delectable food at its three dining options- Tiger Trail (Alfresco dining outlet), Pinxx (All Day Dining & Coffee Shop), and Mix (Lounge Bar)
Vadodara is a great holiday destination with plenty of jewels in its kitty. The majestic Laxmi Vilas Palace, the gigantic Sayaji Baug built by Maharaja Sayajirao III in 1879, and the mesmerizing Sursagar Lakeare some of the stupendous sites that must make it to your itinerary.
You can stay at the Royal Orchid Central having numerous luxurious rooms and 24*7 dining facilities for an unforgettable experience.