“Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it. – Amir”Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner.
That’s how Amir one of the protagonists in Khaled Hussaini’s much celebrated book describes peace and tranquility. You don’t have to really go to a place too far away to find peace. Peace could well be lying undiscovered in some untapped destination. All you need is to put a pause button to the drama called life and simply look around.
Mumbaikkars often look for ways and mechanisms to escape from their mundane and hectic lifestyle. No sooner than they spot a long weekend in the calendar, they seek to pack their bags and zoom away to find their little pocket of happiness. Lonavala and Khandala are a top favorite weekend getaways. The next time you feel like taking a break and breaking away from the monotony of going to the same destinations Igatpuri has to figure in your plans.
Manas has forever been a cherished spot for nature lovers, travel freaks as well as those looking for simply hitting the unwind button. Located amidst the breath-takingly beautiful “Kasara Ghats”, Manas is an amazing countryside experience.
Kissed with the beauty and innocent virtue of nature, Manas Resort is synonymous to pure joy. Right in the laps of nature, you can unravel a beautiful journey with your special someone or a loved one and indulge in the exquisite hospitality of the staff.
Address: 303/A, National Highway 3, Talegaon, Igatpuri, Nashik, Maharashtra 422403
Phone:02553 244 030
Rain forest resort in Igatpuri:
A 2 hours drive away from Mumbai is all you need to transcend to this blissful resort in the scenic Igapturi. Rain Forest Resort is located close to the world renowned meditation center, Vipassana. No wonder the place is so heaven like.
The villas amidst hills add to the beauty of the resort. So if you are planning a mini trip with your entire family, this place is ideal. The villas are equipped with state of art architecture and furnishings. Your villas also have a private deck, a personal garden and a spacious car park.
A must visit during rainy season and a romantic spot to orchestrate a monsoon wedding. Nature lovers can check out Tringalwadi fort, Shirdi’s Saibaba Temple, Bhandardhara Plateau, Camel Valley and the beautiful Vaitarna Lake.
Address: Gut No. 98, Village Balayduri, 500 Mts. Before Ghoti Toll Naka, Igatpuri, Maharashtra 422403
Phone: 022 4015 5555
Shagun Resort and Water Park:
If you are looking to spend a day or weekend pumping up your adrenalin, Shagun can provide can give you some amazing memories. Located 120 kms from Mumbai at Igatpuri on Mumbai-Nashik highway, this lush green resort spanning 100 acres is a treat to the eyes. Shagun Resort & Water Park can give you the perfect blend of adventure as well the much needed respite from mundane life. The picturesque beauty makes you fall head over heels in love with Mother Nature, whose beauty we fail to appreciate while chasing our priorities. Shagun can give you an amazing experience as it has all the amenities of a luxury and a business hotel.
Address: Near Ghoti Toll Plaza, Mumbai-Nasik Highway, N.H.3, Igatpuri, Maharashtra 422402
Mystic Valley Spa Resort:
The name speaks volumes for this beautiful three star resort in Igatpuri. Located 110 kms from Mumbai, in the laps of scenic Igatpuri, on Mumbai-Nashik Highway, is fenced by thousands of acres of thick forests and breath-taking deep valleys. Mystic Valley, renders encompassing views across the stunning Camel Valley.
It is more of a country club than a typical holiday resort. It is a sanctuary providing both modern magnificence, state of the art infrastructure providing the luxury and the class of a business hotel as well.
Address: Gut No. 284A/B, Mumbai – Agra Road, Talegaon, Tal Igatpuri, Nashik, Maharashtra 422403
Golden Resort is located at a distance of 5 kms from Igatpuri Railway Station and 2 kms from Igatpuri Bus Stand. It is a perfect spot for a weekend get-away or even a one day picnic. It’s located in the arms of a beautiful landscape of mountains, streams and lakes. Away from the hustle and bustle of a busy metro life, a weekend is all yu need to charge up your batteries and vigour.
Address: Bortembbha Igatpuri Near Nashik-, None, Igatpuri, Maharashtra, 422403
Phone: 092098 00337