We are only a few weeks away from 2020. And you know what that means. It means that you need to start planning on what you are going to be doing when the entire world rings in the New Year and celebrates the end of a decade. Now, it can get pretty annoying when people keep bugging you and keep asking you what your plans are. And let’s be honest, it can get a tad bit irritating too. If you prefer keeping it lowkey and away from the noise of the city, then these luxury resorts are perfect getaways from Mumbai to celebrate the New Year in peace.
1. Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Alibaug
Only a couple of hours away from Mumbai, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa is beautiful to spend a weekend at. Lounge by the pool all day or get yourself a long and soothing massage that will put your worries to rest.
Cost per night: Approx INR 9,225 per night (varies as per season)
Address: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Gondhalpada, Varasoli, Alibag, Maharashtra 402209
Contact: 02141 302 400
2. Della Resort, Lonavala
If you prefer spending your New Year in style and by indulging in some much-needed activities then Della is the place to be. The resort not only lets you chill and kick back but you can also have a lot of fun at their very own adventure park. And that’s exactly what we love about Della. the fact that you can get your adrenaline rushing as well as relax.
Cost per night: Approx INR 26,000 per night (varies as per season)
Address: Della Resort, Kunegaon, Lonavala, Maharashtra 410 401
Contact: 1800 3000 7440
3. Upper Deck Resort, Lonavala
Alright, who doesn’t love Lonavala? With pleasant weather all year round, there’s no better place to chill. The resort is located at a height of 2500 feet above sea level which means that you can be assured of beautiful views and from the highest peak of Lonavala. New Year plans sorted, eh?
Cost per night: Approx INR 13,298 per night (varies as per season)
Address: Upper Deck Resort, 13/15, Pangloli Village, Thakurwadi, Off. Tungarli Lake, Lonavla, Maharashtra 410401
4. U Tropicana Resort, Alibaug
After Lonavala, Mumbaikars love taking off to Alibaug. The fact that it is so close to the city is definitely a plus point. U Tropicana is one of the prime places and comprises of rooms, suites and deluxe villas so you can take your pick from the accommodation on offer. The rooms have been done up tastefully with such gorgeous decor that you might just be room-bound during your stay here.
Cost per night: Approx INR 40,000 per night (varies as per season)
Address: U Tropicana Resort, Chondi Naka, Mapgaon, Alibag, Maharashtra 402201
Contact: 02141 232 143
5. Atmantan Wellness Center, Mulshi
If you are seeking some inner peace then you will find your zone in Atmantan. Super popular among people who want to take a break and live the organic lifestyle, they believe in rejuvenating the senses. They have a beautiful infinity pool that opens up the view to the sparkling waters of Mulshi Lake. The ethos of Atmantan is to offer wellness experiences to the guest’s mind, body and soul.
Cost per night: Approx INR 10,000 per night (varies as per season)
Address: Atmantan Wellness Center, Mulshi, Pune 412108
Contact: 91 20 66766666
6. The Corinthians Resort & Club, Pune
You are probably thinking that it’s weird for us to suggest another city to go to when you are trying to escape the city life. But at The Corinthians Resort & Club, you get to do that while you are still pretty close to the vicinity of the city. The luxury resort is a great place to unwind in style and pamper yourself.
Cost per night: Approx INR 7,899 per night (varies as per season)
Address: The Corinthians Resort & Club, Nyati Estate Cement Rd, Nyati County, Undri, Pune, Maharashtra 411060
Contact: 020 2695 2222
7. Malhar Machi Holiday Resort, Mulshi
Extremely private, Malhar Machi caters to people who prefer isolating themselves completely while they take some much-needed time off. No better way to celebrate New Year than in your own company. With only 20 rooms, you can be in your own zone without any disturbance and just spend some time with yourself in the lap of nature.
Cost per night: Approx INR 16,500 per night (varies as per season)
Address: Malhar Machi Holiday Resort, Post Valne, Taluka, Mulshi, Maharashtra 411040
Contact: 080 4805 6816
8. The Machan, Lonavala
In the mood to spend a night in a treehouse of your own? Then you need to head down to The Machan in Lonavala. Away from the hustle-bustle of the city, shrouded in a canopy of trees, spending time here is like living in a fantasy world of your own. And a luxurious one at that. The glass windows of the treehouse look down at the green fauna and you can quite literally wake up to birds chirping outside your window. This is one romantic place to celebrate the New Year and to stargaze the night away with your loved one.
Cost per night: Approx INR 34,500 per night (varies as per season)
Address: The Machan, Private Road, Lonavala, Atvan, Maharashtra 401401
Contact: 076666 22426
9. Amanzi Resort, Pavana
The best thing about Amanzi has to be its gorgeous location. Located really close to Pavana dam, the water makes for a magnificent backdrop for the resort. Only a couple of hours away, not only is staying here a treat but the drive up and down is really picturesque.
Cost per night: Approx INR 11,822 per night (varies as per season)
Address: Amanzi Resort, 440 Tikona Peth, Pavana Dam, Gevhande Khadak, Maharashtra 410406
Contact: 098210 12163
10. Dune Barr House – Verandah In The Forest, Matheran
I am a big history buff and the idea of living in an age-old mansion that has stood the test of time really excites me. The Dune Barr House comes with its own share of history. A 170-year-old British mansion in the middle of a dense forest in Matheran, Dune Barr House is the only pedestrian hill resort in Asia. The rooms in the house are named after the famous Parsi and Bohra families of Bombay and make for a great getaway from the city.
Cost per night: Approx INR 14,998 per night (varies as per season)
Address: Dune Barr House, Charlotte Lake Road, Matheran, Maharashtra 410102
Contact: 0413 265 0200