About the resort
One of the most famous hill stations in the country, Mahabaleshwar is widely known to be the ideal weekend getaway destination. A plethora of resorts in Mahabaleshwar are widely available for tourists to sort out their stay for quick weekend trip. Nestled in the lush greenery of the Sahayadris, Mahabaleshwar has everything you need to enjoy the perfect holiday – a superb climate, abundance of nature, adventure activities, and lots of great food. The ideal time to visit Mahabaleshwar is during March and July, when the summers are escalating and the monsoons are about to begin.
And among the top Mahabaleshwar resorts is Club Mahindra Sherwood resort, the ideal place to enjoy family holidays amidst the lush greenery of the Sahayadris. The Mahabaleshwar Sherwood Resort is ideally located and is easily accessible from nearby cities with excellent roads connecting them. Situated just a few kilometers from the town center, the Mahabaleshwar resort is spread over 8 acres of dense forest and offers engaging views of the surrounding lush forests.
Rooms and Amenities
The Club Mahindra Sherwood resort in Mahabaleshwar has 71 rooms, spread over the property. The accommodation is considered to be amongst the best rooms in Mahabaleshwar, and are spacious, tastefully decorated, and come equipped with all modern amenities to make your stay a comfortable one. The resort also has a swimming pool, with Jacuzzi and a spa to pamper you. There are also many fun activities which you can enjoy with your family, apart from lots of activities in the Fun Zone to keep the children busy and happy.The Sherwood Mahabaleshwar Resort rooms are well air conditioned and formidably furnished with a double bed, sofa, television and a tea/coffee maker. There is no kitchenette. The rooms also boost of a comfortable bathroom with fresh toiletries and running hot/cold water. Every room has an attached balcony, offering an ideal spot to sit out and abundantly enjoy the beautiful vistas of nature without even stepping out of the resort premises. And to pamper your senses, head to our signature Svaastha Spa, and indulge in signature treatments which are designed to de-stress and rejuvenate you. The lush natural surroundings will only add to the experience.
Food in Mahabaleshwar
Try the quintessential Batata Vada or the Corn Vada at Club Mahindra’s Sherwood resort. The typical Maharashtrian Thalis are another draw while the Desi chicken curry in fiery masala, thaalipeeth and puri bhaaji are other popular Sherwood foods.Batatavada is a dish that has broken all geographical and cultural barriers to become world-famous! It is nothing but crisp potato fritters encased in a gram flour batter. Anyone who has ever heard of Mahabaleshwar would agree that it is synonymous with strawberry. One of the most widely grown fruit in the region, Mahabaleshwar is known for its succulent and fresh strawberries. Along with strawberries; mulberries, carrots, corn and cherry tomatoes are also a speciality of the region. Any visit to Mahabaleshwar is incomplete without a visit to the strawberry farm and hand-picking fresh strawberries yourself, and enjoy a delicious time!
Festivals in Mahabaleshwar
Even in terms of festivities, there is so much to experience at Mahabaleshwar. Ganesh Chaturthi is a major festival here. For ten days, the elephant headed Lord is the main guest of every house, and prayers are conducted throughout the town. Similarly, The Maharashtrian New Year known as GudiPadwais celebrated all over Mahabaleshwar, where homes are decorated and prayers are offered for an auspicious year ahead. Whereas, the Strawberry festival in Mahabaleshwar held during the month of March celebrates the harvest of fresh strawberries. Hosted at strawberry plantations surrounding the city, this festival sees a lot of participation from the locals with stalls offering varied types of strawberry delicacies.
Relax indoors and engage in various activities to test your strategy-making skills, with board games such as carrom and chess. The pool table and the table football can keep you busy for hours, as can the engrossing video games. All these activities are readily available at the Holiday Activity centre. And if you are artistically inclined, try out the hobby kits at the Holiday Activity centre. Learn pottery making or puppet making and yes, you can take your work back home!
Activities in Mahabaleshwar
When in Mahabaleshwar, boating on the Venna Lake is an experience not to be missed. The huge mountain lake, formed by the Krishna River, is a picturesque sight, surrounded by the lush greenery of the Sahayadris. Hire a boat and spend a blissful hour relaxing or, hire a pedal boat and enjoy the exercise.Likewise, you can also experience Mahabaleshwar horse riding and explore the mountains. Guides will accompany you as you explore the less frequented areas of Mahabaleshwar. Children can try their hand at riding one of the short trails near the lake.And if trekking is your choice, The Sahayadris are the ideal trekkers’ paradise and there are many trails you can try, based on your abilities. The resort arranges for trekking in Mahabaleshwar as well guides to accompany you. You can also visit Pratapgad – a heritage site situated close to the Club Mahindra Sherwood resort.
Places to Visit in Mahabaleshwar
Mahabaleshwar is located in the picturesque Sahayadris, and there are many places near the Club Mahindra Sherwood resort in Mahabaleshwar, from where you can admire the natural beauty of the region along with amazing local food. Some of the most iconic and famous Mahabaleshwar points or tourist attractions which are a must-visit during family vacation in Mahabaleshwar are: Among the most popular tourist hotspots or places to visit in Mahabaleshwar is Lodwick Point, located about 1240 metres above sea level.Right before dusk, the warm glow of the sunset in the blue sky, with a scenic backdrop of the quaint mountains make it one of the most picturesque moments to be captured while in Mahabaleshwar. And in case you get exhausted by the day’s activities, hop on to the stalls surrounding the lake and gorge on some hot corn delicacies. Another place of interest is Wilson Point, named after one of the erstwhile Governors of Bombay (now Mumbai). It is the highest point in Mahabaleshwar, at 1439 meters above sea level. The view from the summit is spectacular, especially the sunrise. These, and a bunch of other exciting tourist hotspots make Mahabaleshwar one of the best places to visit in Maharashtra.Get a detailed information about Maharashtra tourism such as best time to visit, places to visit and things to do in Maharashtra.
Every experience with Club Mahindra will be different and your family holidays will be unforgettable. In addition, to get a glimpse of how much our members enjoy their Club Mahindra Holidays in Mahabaleshwar, have a look at these Club Mahindra reviews on Mahabaleshwar Resort.
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Club Mahindra Holidays Review: Member Speak
Driving thru the mist and reaching Sherwood itself was an experience by it self. The ambience and the beauty captivates you. The staff, room, food and the activities offered was wonderful. Waiting for the next opportunity to visit there.....