We all know how cool it is to visit Lonavala and Khandala on quick weekend getaways. The drive or the train journey from Mumbai and Pune is short and crisp with vistas that will exhilarate the mind and rejuvenate the body. The resorts and hotels are several, affordable and comfortable to put up for the night. The food and beverage scene is unlike any other with cuisines from all across the world with a touch of local and dhaba flavour as well. And of course there is so much to do. Take a trek, do adventure sports, go birding, enjoy nature, research on historical monuments, pay your respects at various religious shrines so on and so forth.
If you are however looking to spend your time in Lonavala at a luxurious accommodation, there are a few options one can choose. The Fariyas is one. Della is another. But the one we are talking about today is a property which is what it is because of where it is situated.
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Perched on top of the hill known as the Dukes nose and one of Lonavala and Khandala’s highest points, we are of course talking about the Dukes Retreat. And let us warn you, this is a property fit for Dukes and Duchesses and other royalty to leisure around in. The Dukes Retreat, is one of the most exclusive resorts in Khandala. Nestled amidst Mother Nature, the resort offers gorgeous views of the famous cliff of the Western Ghats, with spacious and beautifully appointed rooms, contemporary meeting facilities and restaurants.
The Dukes Retreat blends service with finesse, making it a perfect getaway to escape and to soak in the exotic beauty of nature. The experience enhancers include multiple restaurants to taste culinary brilliance, an English style bar to get the mood set, large banquets to make memories, meeting rooms to remain productive, a fully equipped business centre to always keep in touch, a fitness centre to stay in shape, a gorgeous swimming pool to dip away your worries, a play zone to keep everyone entertained and an impeccable personalized service, making The Dukes Retreat a great business and leisure destination.
One can trek up to Duke’s Nose for a magnificent view and return back in time for a sunset cocktail on the terrace amidst spectacular vistas. Watch and feel the rain drops touching the dense green hills with streams of water gushing down the slopes, transporting you to a whole new world of natural beauty and peace. Meditate to the sound of birds and raindrops or delight your soul by breathing in the natural and pure fresh air. Take a walk in the woods or play in the open fields. The Dukes Retreat helps you find your inner self by bringing as close as one could hope to get to Mother Nature.
Kids can explore the flora during the stay making botany never more thrilling as it is now. Whether it’s your personal family vacation, official trip or a special outing, The Dukes Retreat gives you an experience that is exquisite and worth cherishing for years to come. The Dukes Retreat offers world class accommodation as well. The rooms are designed to make your stay as comfortable and delightful as possible. Each room and cottage at the resort offers a captivating view of the breath taking Western Ghats, inviting the lush green freshness in the rooms.
The Dukes Retreat offers 80 luxurious rooms including 18 Deluxe Rooms for guests who love to get pampered, 54 Executive Rooms that are ideal for business and weekend travellers and 8 Cottages that are ideal for families and guests who like to stay longer to enjoy the natural ambience of Khandala and Lonavala as well as to appreciate all the facilities of the resort. The room tariffs start at Rs 7200 a night and can go up expediently upon booking superior rooms.
The Dukes Retreat indeed has fun and excitement in store for everyone, making it one of the best deluxe resorts in Khandala and Lonavala. Book your rooms today at this incredible retreat and make the happiest travel memories with family and friends. Until then keep travelling.