Escape The City With Your Fam To These Resorts Near Pune

You don't need a reason to escape the city. We can help you plan the perfect getaway with your family. You can relax by the pool, go on a nature walk, enjoy several amenities and dig into local-style rustic food among several other things. Here are 10 resorts near Pune for the perfect getaway with the fam. Read on. 

Panshet Valley Resort

Panshet Valley Resort is an agro-tourism resort, located in the picturesque surrounding of Panshet Dam. It’s about a 2hr drive south-west from Pune, and you can navigate using the Google Map directions provided on their website. Accommodation here is a bit more rustic, available in a machan-style room on stilts, suites, single rooms, a jumbo room (perfect for families), Swiss cottage tents (with en-suite bathrooms), and stone villas (with bunk-bed dormitory style accommodation). Tariffs are priced on a per-person basis and include both accommodation and meals (breakfast, lunch, tea, dinner). There isn’t a full-fledged restaurant on the premises; instead, meals here are served local-style (cooked on a chulha/with firewood) in the form of chicken or veg thalis. Recreational facilities here include an on-site swimming pool, a bonfire pit, a play-ground space for basketball, futsal, box cricket, and volleyball. Read our full recommendation here.
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Panshet Valley Resort

Near Panshet Dam, Panshet Ghol Road, Velha, Maharashtra

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Prathamesh Resorts

Prathamesh Resorts is located near Warve, about an hour-and-a-half’s drive south from Pune. This premium agro-tourism resort (spread over 7.5 acres) also doubles as an Amusement and Adventure Park, offering outdoor activities like horse riding, cycling, zip-lining, rappelling, artificial rock climbing, a swimming pool and even rural farming activities. If you’re more relaxed indoors, they also have plenty of board games, table tennis, snooker, carrom board, etc. as well as WiFi. We think Prathamesh Resorts offers a good balance of urban and rural living and would be great fun to visit with your family. They also offer one-day and one-night packages and you can read our full feature here.

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Prathamesh Resorts Amusement & Adventure Park

Near Khed Shivapur, Salavade Gaon, Tal. Bhor, Varve Bk, Maharashtra

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The Yellow Retreat

Tucked away in the lush green hillside of Wai, The Yellow Retreat is about a 2-2.5 hour’s drive from Pune. Ideal for groups of friends or families, accommodation here is all double-occupancy, and comes comfortably furnished with the basics including a flat-screen TV, AC, and a balcony sit-out with stellar views. This sprawling 7 acre property offers 360-degree views of the surrounding Sahyadris, and also has its own swimming pool, a restaurant (by the name of Saki), and plenty of indoor games (carrom, foosball, table tennis, a pool table) to keep you entertained. Breakfast is complimentary and the rest of your meals can be ordered a la carte. The cuisine served here is local Maharashtrian fare, with a few Chinese and Continental dishes available as well. The Yellow Retreat is especially popular for long weekend stays, and can also be used to host events. Read our full feature on them, here.

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The Yellow Retreat

246, Tal. Wai, Distt. Satara, Wai Mandhardevi Road, Bopardi, Maharashtra

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Kondan 'The Retreat'

Kondan ‘The Retreat’ is a great weekend getaway, situated very close to Pimpri. Two styles of accommodation are available here: Amrai – large villas with a private courtyard and in-room jacuzzi; and Tarangan – cliff-side rooms with gorgeous views, an inbuilt floor hammock, and an open-air bathroom. Amrai is ideal for families (owing to the larger space), and the latter is popular among couples – because of the romantic mountain-side views. Room costs include all meals served buffet-style. In addition to their sprawling grounds and a cliff-side infinity pool, other activities like nature walks, basketball, carrom, and badminton can be arranged for. Groups of 5 people (minimum) can avail a group package, and bookings can be made directly via their website, or over the phone. Read more about Kondan ‘The Retreat’ here.

Brightland Resort & Spa

Touted as “Mahableshwar’s finest resort”, Brightland Resort and Spa sits in the lap of nature, surrounded by the lush slopes of the Sahyadris, overlooking the Krishna River valley. To get here will take you a 2.5 hour drive from Pune, and it’ll be worth every minute. There are 9 categories of rooms available here (86 rooms in total). Treat yourself to a day of bliss at their Prana Spa – one of the finest in Mahableshwar; enjoy a relaxing soak in their jacuzzi, or enjoy the views from their swimming pool. Other activities like their indoor-games room equipped with carrom, foosball, air hockey, and table tennis; their toddler/kids’ zone, library, gym, and sports courts (tennis, volleyball, basketball) and ensure that there’s something for everyone regardless of their age. Brightland has their own restaurants, featuring multi-cuisine and BBQ fare, as well as a lounge-bar overlooking the Sahyadris. Breakfast is included in the room fare, and 24-hr room service is available on-demand as well. Prices are a little steeper than most hotels in the area, but the standards at Brightland make it worth your while. Read our full recommendation here.

Bamboo & Bricks Resort

Make the most of your weekend getaway and get to experience Bali vibes closer home at Bamboo & Bricks Resort in Panshet. You get to enjoy a stay in the bamboo cottages and tents, while enjoying the beautiful green surroundings. The bamboo used is specially imported from Bali as well. The resort is eco-friendly and you can go on a bird-watching or a nature trail around the resort. They offer local-style food and indoor games like pool, carrom, foosball among a few others so you could also opt to stay in. Read our full recommendation here.

Abhishek Beach Resort & Spa

Take the long overdue beach trip to Ratnagiri-Konkan and head to Ganpatipule beach. You can book a stay for the whole family at Abhishek Beach Resort. The 4-bhk bungalow offers all facilities a resort does. You can choose to stay in a garden or sea-facing room or a suite. Make an appointment at their in-house Japanese spa, Areopagus to relax and rejuvenate. The spa has a sauna and a steam bath and offers elementary therapies of energy hold, mud wrap detox and foot reflexology. Read our full recommendation here.

Casa Del Palms

Casa Del Palms is located in Nagaon, just a little further than Alibaug. Roughly 148kms away from Pune, it’ll take you around 3.5hrs to get here by car. This gorgeous villa is ideal for a long weekend staycation. Close to the beach, a stay here is ideal for those looking to get some downtime in a relaxed, comfortable environment with all the creature comforts you can imagine. A family-owned property, there are 4 air-conditioned bedrooms here; a beautiful garden, massive swimming pool complete with a poolside bar, and plenty of space for indoor games – a pool table, table-tennis table, dart board, chess, carrom, etc. – as well as an outdoor volleyball court! Read our full recommendation here.

Gulmohor Village Resort & Farms

Travel to Panshet for a quiet peaceful retreat and check into this rustic cottage resort, which is situated on Panshet road. Gulmohor Village Resort & Farms is the place to be if you are looking forward to spending some quality time with your loved ones. They offer an excellent package for INR 2000 per person, which includes stay, meals and other activities within the resort. The food served is super delicious and very local. We recommend you go with your whole fam to enjoy the getaway. Read our full recommendation here.

Cozy Cottage

Experience a memorable stay at Cozy Cottage at Hadashi, a pet-friendly resort which is true to its name and has a view of the Tikona Fort. The cottage is spacious and priced at INR 3000 per night. The property is pet-friendly so you don't have to leave your family's favourite member behind either. The location of the cottage is quite apt too and has many tourist attractions and the market in the vicinity. If you are a group of six, or more, check into this place and have the dream getaway that you always wanted. You are also located right across Hadshi lake, so pack your swimsuit to take a dip. Read our full recommendation here.