Maharashtra offers quintessential opportunities for family vacations where travel time is not too long or strenuous, and everyone can enjoy themselves and find something fun to do

Maharashtra offers quintessential opportunities for family vacations where travel time is not too long or strenuous, and everyone can enjoy themselves and find something fun to do. There are many places to visit in Maharashtra—some for peace, others for adventure, and still others for the charm of a typical hill station.

Here are some of Maharashtra’s points of interest in the hills that are perfect to get away from the city life and make the most of the long weekends in 2018.

Lonavala View, Lions Point Visapur Fort

1. Lonavala

Located about 84km from Mumbai and 67km from Pune, Lonavala makes for an ideal getaway that’s not too far from home, but still gives the feeling of another world. If your family is adventurous, then come here for trekking, or to explore the Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary and Kondane Caves. While you are here, don’t forget to bite into Lonavala’s famous chikki!

2. Khandala

This hill station offers the perfect respite from the city’s hustle and bustle because its terrain is filled with verdant mountains and a mesmerizing charm that’s typical of a hilly area. Some activities you can do here, together as a family, include biking, trekking, splashing around in the waterfalls, and exploring Visapur Fort.

3. Saputara

If you want a cultural family vacation, head to Saputara, which is about 255km from Mumbai. While here, you can explore real tribal culture (the place is named after the snakes that these people worship), trekking, Vansda National Park, Hatgadh Fort, and Saputara Museum. Know more about various tourist places to visit in Hatgad during your family vacation.

4. Mahabaleshwar

Strawberry farms, bustling market filled with goodies, gushing waterfalls, awe-inspiring cliff points, and ancient temples will greet you on your holidays in one of Maharashtra’s most famous getaways. Here you can enjoy boat rides with kids, trek up to Pratapgad, visit the Hollywood wax museum, and click many pictures at Arthur’s Seat point.

5. Matheran

Nestled in the lush Sahyadri Hills, Matheran is a beloved hill station in Maharashtra. It’s the only eco-friendly hill station in the state, declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, and doesn’t allow vehicles within its premises. You can opt to take the toy train up to the hill station, as this will thrill your kids. Places to visit include the One Tree Hill and Echo points, as well as Prabal Fort.

Saputara Mahabaleshwar

Where to Stay

Club Mahindra offers members several kid-friendly resorts in Maharashta, which boast spacious rooms, modern amenities, delicious food, and a host of indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy together as a family. The hilly options include Club Mahindra Hatgad resort and Club Mahindra Mahabaleshwar. If your family craves beachside fun, there’s Green Leaf Resort and Spa at Ganpatipule. Plan a vacation with Club Mahindra and have a pleasant and memorable stay at Green Leaf The Resort & Spa In Ganpatipule, Maharashtra.

With so many options to choose from, book your summer holidays at any of these resorts now! Join India's favorite resort chain - Club Mahindra & choose from over 53+ resorts for your next family vacation. Also, read honest Club Mahindra Reviews on Green Leaf The Resort & Spa by our happy members.

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Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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