Wish to celebrate Holi by traveling? Mumbai has a bunch of weekend getaways and if you can take a day’s leave, here are some places that you can head to on a 4-day break. And don’t worry about the long travel, all these places are within a few hours away from Mumbai.
Time For A Holi-Day: Plan A Long Weekend Getaway For Holi
Glenogle Bungalow, Mahabaleshwar
Glenogle Bungalow in Mahabaleshwar looks like a vintage dream amidst a dense green forest. This 6,000 sq. ft place was built in the 1840s and till date is a favorite amongst tourists for its old-world charm. Enjoy home-cooked meals at a community dining table and enjoy short treks, picnics and BBQ over the long weekend.
Price: INR 35,000
Little Paradise, Murud
Drive down to this coastal village and check into this gorgeous villa this long weekend. Being secluded and away from the tourists’ eyes, this destination is perfect if you’re planning a getaway with your bae. You get access to a private beach, and hours and hours of beautiful sunshine, sound of the waves and great food.
Also, they're pet-friendly, too, so take the pooch/kitter along!
Price: INR 5,000 and up a night
Le Farm, Lonavala
This is a magnificent six-bedroom homestay with an indoor pool and a lake view – perfect for the Holi weekend! You can also sign up for a farm tour on a tractor here. Gather your troops and plan this magical getaway to hilly Kamshet, if ya'll aren't all that crazy about playing with colours. It's luxurious, so do account for that!
Price: INR 36,000 and up.
Rumourss Sky Villas, Lonavala
Bookmark this for your Holi getaway to Lonavala! Tucked away in the ghats of the Himalayas, this resort is perfect during the monsoons, but great even during the rest of the year as it offers panoramic views of the dense green jungles of the western ghats. This eco-friendly resort has elevated villas as well as those with pools. Take your pick!
Price: INR 8,000 and up
The Brook at Khanna’s, Karjat
Check into this paradise where birds chirp, insects sing, water flows by over rocks and the night sky shimmers with a thousand stars. Perfect for a getaway with bae or your close group, this serene property offers you relaxation like none other. You can go swimming in the river, learn some gardening, or enjoy short nature trails around the property.
Price: INR 16,000 and upwards
Bougainvillea Resort, Mulshi
It doesn’t get more romantic than this one! Check in with bae or a large group, and choose from a wide variety of rooms ranging from cottages to tents to villas with pools by the bedside. Enjoy the sound of nature, some yoga and in-house spa therapies on this long weekend getaway. We suggest heading to the lake-view cottages!
Price: INR 3,500
Iora Cottage, Alibaug
Container-themed and inspired by nature, they are just five minutes away from Nagaon beach in Alibaug. You can opt for bird-watching, nature trails, night safaris and even a marine walk while you’re here. The food is great, the rooms allow you to enjoy a great view, and the service is great. What more could we ask for?
Price: INR 1600 and up
Malvanite - The Creek House, Tarkarli
Known for providing homely comfort and solace to all travellers, this resort boasts of beautiful rooms, terraces, gardens, great Malvani meals, and affordable tariffs. Plus Tarkarli is one of the secluded beaches on the Konkan coast, which means you won’t have tourists troubling you on your getaway this Holi.
Price: INR 22,000 onwards
Kaular Athaang Anjarle, Dapoli
The beach is famous for dolphin spotting, and staying at the Kaular Athaang Ajarle gives you access to the beach and beautiful views in this lovely beach town on the coast. You can head out with bae or a large group, and settle into this luxurious property to enjoy great views and some down-time. Best part? The rates here are super affordable.
Price: INR 3165 and up