About the resort
Hatgad is 6 kms away from Saputara, a picturesque hill station perched atop the gigantic Sahyadri mountain range. Whether it is the green landscape, gardens, hills or the Saputara Lake; get ready to surrender yourself to nature. Also have a look at fun activities and scenic trails for you to explore during your stay at Club Mahindra Hatgad resort here. Situated in the hilly region, Club Mahindra Hatgad offers 75 rooms, most of them with a panoramic view of the sublime hills. Every room serves as an outstanding fulfilment of luxury and comfort with beautiful interiors and modern amenities to make your stay a very comfortable one. You can revive yourself at the spa with a specialised range of treatments and massages. Besides these, the resort houses a multi-cuisine restaurant to ensure you enjoy every moment of your holiday.
Food in Saputara
Eating out in Hatgad is all about savouring the best of both the worlds – Gujarati & Maharashtrian cuisine. So, when you set out exploring, don’t forget to treat your taste buds with the all-time Gujarati favourites like Dal Dhokli, Dhokla, Fafda, Ganthia, Hahdwoh, Kachori, Khaman, Khandvi, Muthia, SevKhamani, etc. It will be a lavish affair for your stomach. And, if you wish to add a spicy twist to your meal, try out the super fiery Misal Pav, a Maharashtrian mixed lentil curry savoured with bread. Another Maharashtrian snack, Thalipeeth is a popular traditional flat bread that is prepared using bhajani, a mixture of many varieties of roasted lentils.
Festival in Saputara
If you visit Club Mahindra Hatgad resort during the monsoon, don’t miss out on the grand monsoon festival organised at Saputara (6 kms from the resort). You can enjoy heritage walks, food fiestas, water sports, laser and other cultural shows and also take part in the contests that are organised during this festival.The Paragliding Festival in Saputara is the place to be for all the adrenaline junkies. The Tourism Department of Gujarat along with private partners introduced this unique festival in the year 2010. It is a 26-day long festival and takes place between December-January. Apart from paragliding, other amusements like parasailing, bike riding, zorbing. Believed to be the longest ropeway in India, this is one of the main highlights at this hill station and many people take joy rides (via this ropeway) to reach the Sunset point. For members who like to keep fit even on a holiday can make the most of the resort’s gym. Why let health take a backseat on a holiday, right?
Places to Visit in Saputara
Nestled in the heart of this beautiful hill station, the Saputara Lake attracts a horde of visitors year-round. The lake is encompassed by undulating hills and lush greenery, which make it a picturesque place to relax and rejoice. It also offers a distant panorama of the majestic Sahyadri Hills.Echo Point is a famous vantage point and a picnic spot, which attracts a horde of locals as well as tourists. This viewpoint offers a splendid view of the surrounding landscapes, which is made of gurgling waterfalls and abundant greenery.Gandhi Shikhar, popularly known as the Sunset Point, is a prominent attraction. As the evening approaches, the sky is painted with an orange hue of the setting sun, which forms a spectacular sight to behold. Gira Waterfalls are a beautiful seasonal cascade located on the Waghai road at a distance of 49kms from Saputara. The falls emerging from a tributary called Kapri is located in the scenic hilly area where you can relax and enjoy a picnic lunch with your family.Artist’s Village is regarded as the cultural and traditional center of the region. It is regarded as the best places to visit in Saputara for buying traditional as well as tribal artifacts. Warli paintings and the tribal craft objects are some of the rare ones which you can find here. The place is regarded as an ideal place to learn about the culture of this region.
Situated on the state border between Gujarat and Maharashtra, near Saputara, the Hatgad Fort is an ancient citadel that overlooks some splendid landscapes. The history of this fort states that it was built by the great Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji during his reign. Offering stunning vistas of the Sahyadris, this fort is a delightful destination for history buffs as well as nature lovers.Situated on the southern tip of Saputara Lake, Nageshwar Mahadev Temple is the most celebrated shrine of the hill station. This beautiful temple enshrines Lord Shiva's Swayambhu idol. Although this temple is visited by several devotees every day, it witnesses a huge influx of devotees on Mahashivratri – the prime Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Shiva.It is a religious destination, which forms an important part of every tour itinerary of this hill station. This group of natural caves is named after Pandavas – the five mighty warrior brothers from the Hindu epic Mahabharata. People believe that during their exile, they stopped at this hideout for a brief period and worshipped Lord Shiva. Owing to the religious association, these caves attract several visitors round the year. Get a detailed information about Maharashtra tourism such as best time to visit, places to visit and things to do in Maharashtra.
Club Mahindra Hatgad Resort in Saputara is a place that just takes your breath away. It is the perfect combination of luxury and scenic beauty, an ideal retreat for guests looking for a relaxing change from the monotony. With the best accommodation and dining amenities, Club Mahindra Hatgad is best resort in and around Saputara to be. Plan a vacation with Club Mahindra to have a memorable family holiday. Don’t believe us? Go check out the Club Mahindra reviews by our happy members.
Club Mahindra Hatgad Resort, Contact Details
Saputara - Nashik Road, Hatgad - 422 211 Dist. Nashik,
Club Mahindra Holidays Review: Member Speak
‘I love taking my aged parents out for annual holidays, but they are rather finicky about the food they eat. My mother, a diehard Gujarati housewife, is always adamant about eating nothing but Gujarati food even on holiday. So I picked the Club