Summer-time is prime holiday season, and you know what that means! It’s the perfect time to get away from the craziness of the city, and relax by the poolside at a resort, with your family. Here’s our round-up of 5 family-friendly resorts near Pune.
Escape With Your Fam To These Resorts Less Than 3 Hours Away
Panshet Valley Resort
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, 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.
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° 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.