Top 15 Resorts in Lonavala
in 2020

‘Winter is coming’ are not only the most frequently uttered words in the Game of Thrones fandom, but these words also exemplify a change in the weather of Mumbai. After a record outpour of rain over the past couple of months, clear skies will be a breath of fresh air (quite literally) to the people of Mumbai.
However, winters tend to avoid laying a lasting impression in Mumbai. If only there was a hill station a short drive away from the city that has pleasant weather all year round and a winter that calls for snuggles with your significant other. Why, is that Lonavala I hear?

Top 15 Resorts in Lonavala
Top 15 Resorts in Lonavala

Lonavala is among the most convenient weekend getaways for people residing in both, Mumbai and Pune. With its majestic hills, countless waterfalls and lush greenery all around, Lonavala makes for a beautiful visit all year round. But winters in Lonavala are especially enticing, thanks to the comfortable drop in temperatures across the hill station. If you’re one of the couples looking to ramp up the romance this winter in the beautiful hill station of Lonavala, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 resorts you need to look at to make your experience a memorable one. Follow me, cupid.

Let’s take a look at the 15 best resorts in Lonavala in 2020

The Machan

Who thought that luxury and nature could go hand in hand? The creators of the Machan did, over a decade ago. The Machan is one of the most interesting resorts in Lonavala. Here’s why. The Machan offers award-winning accommodations in tree-houses nestled in the arms of nature in the lush green forests of Jambulne. These tree-houses are at an elevation of 30-45 feet, depending upon the Machan you choose. Each of the Machans offers breathtaking views of the hills and also a chance to glimpse the wildlife in the forests. What’s more, The Machan employs the use of renewable energy to cater to energy needs within the property. With its spectacular views, nature friendliness and isolated location, The Machan is among the best resorts in Lonavala if you’re looking to cradle in the lap of nature.

P.S. the Starlight Machan also has a plunge pool, making it the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion.

  • RESTAURANT
  • BUSINESS CENTER
  • SPA
  • YOGA
  • NATURE TRAIL
  • FAMILY-FRIENDLY
  • COUPLE-FRIENDLY
  • PAID WI-FI


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Rs. 11,000

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Picaddle Resort by Meritas

A picture of opulence, Picaddle is located a stone’s throw away from Sunil’s Celebrity Wax Museum along the Old Mumbai Pune Highway. With an outdoor pool and glass facades adorning the resort, Picaddle is a luxurious option to spend your vacation in Lonavala. A total of 65 rooms distributed over three categories – Suite, Executive, and Deluxe means that you have a variety of rooms to choose from. Moreover, Picaddle is located in the heart of Lonavala, which means that tourist attractions like Tiger Point, Karla & Bhaja Caves and Bushi Dam are easily accessible.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • RESTAURANT
  • BAR
  • GYM
  • WI-FI
  • CONFERENCE ROOM
  • BUSINESS SERVICE


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Rs. 7,646

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Amanzi

Amanzi is a luxury resort located on the banks of Pawna Lake. Designed by the architects Shabbir Unwala and Zubin Malao, the resort is located in Tikona – a nature lover’s delight. Featuring garden villas and Swiss chalets, each villa in the resort is beautifully designed and surrounded by greenery on all sides. The crowning jewel, however, definitely has to be the view it offers. The resort opens out to the shimmering Pawna Lake, and when the sun glistens on the surface of the lake, it transforms itself into a sheet full of jewels.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • RESTAURANT
  • SPA
  • INDOOR GAMES
  • INFINITY POOL
  • COUPLE-FRIENDLY
  • FAMILY-FRIENDLY


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Rs. 15,573

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Duke’s Retreat

Located at a 15-minute drive from Lonavala, Dukes Retreat is a picturesque resort situated in Khandala. The resort is easily accessible by road and rail. As you may have guessed by now, the resort is located just under 3 kms away from Duke’s Nose. Dukes Retreat offers accommodations in Deluxe rooms, Executive rooms, and even cottages that offer views of the landscaped vistas of the Western Ghats. What’s more, tourist attractions like Rajmachi point and the historic Karla caves are also located close to the resort.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • RESTAURANT
  • BAR
  • SPA
  • GYM
  • CONFERENCE ROOM
  • BANQUET
  • FAMILY-FRIENDLY


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Rs. 7,699

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Rumourss Sky Villa & Resort

Fancy living in a villa in the sky? Who wouldn’t! Rumourss Sky Villa & Resort offers just that. Featuring four sky villas and 4 pool villas, Rumourss is nothing if not swanky. The sky villas offer panoramic views of dense green forests surrounding it while the pool villas are more suited to a lazy vacation. With its wooden decors and a serene view of the Tata Lake, Rumourss is among the most attractive resorts in Lonavala. The resort is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friends with you.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • RESTAURANT
  • SPA
  • BUSINESS SERVICE
  • CONFERENCE ROOM
  • BANQUET
  • WI-FI
  • PET-FRIENDLY
  • COUPLE-FRIENDLY


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Rs. 13,379

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Rhythm Lonavala

A relatively new luxury resort, Rhythm Lonavala is a 5-star resort that is easily accessible via the Old Mumbai-Pune Highway. The Asian-Colonial architectural style chosen for the resort adds a generous serving of elegance to the place, and that’s even before you see the rest of the facilities on offer. With its aesthetically designed lounges and the variety of services and facilities the resort has to offer, Rhythm Lonavala is easily among the best resorts in Lonavala for a fun, yet relaxing getaway.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • RESTAURANT
  • BAR
  • SPA
  • WI-FI
  • CONFERENCE ROOM
  • BUSINESS CENTER


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Rs. 7,099

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Della Resorts & Villas

With 168 luxury rooms which include 43 Luxury Resort Rooms, 30 Camp Della Resort Rooms, 44 Adventure Resort Rooms, 46 Villa Rooms, 4 Della Suites, 1 presidential suite and a sprawling adventure park, Della Resorts & Villas packs a heavy punch when it comes to resorts in Lonavala. The resort is spread over 43 acres of land, earning it the tag of India’s largest extreme adventure luxury resort. The resort also boasts of a suave nightclub and a 24-hour spa. The adventure park, however, is a world in itself. Home to India’s Longest Flying Fox, ATV rides, paintball, and myriad other adventure activities, this resort is the very definition of “must visit”.

  • RESTAURANT
  • BAR
  • GYM
  • OUTDOOR SPORTS
  • WATER SPORTS
  • SWIMMING POOL
  • BIKE RENTALS
  • CONFERENCE ROOM
  • BANQUET
  • INDOOR GAMES
  • PET-FRIENDLY
  • FAMILY-FRIENDLY


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Rs. 12,000

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Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa

The magnificent landscape of the Western Ghats serves as the location of this sprawling sanctuary housing some of the most comprehensive wellness facilities in Asia. The resort offers accommodations in different types of villas coupled with a range of complimentary wellness activities including yoga, meditation, conservation walks, cooking school, etc. The Hilton Shillim is an ideal pick if you’re looking to escape the noise of the city and hit reset on all your senses.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • RESTAURANT
  • BAR
  • GYM
  • BANQUET
  • SPA
  • WI-FI
  • INDOOR GAMES
  • LIBRARY
  • CONFERENCE ROOM


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Rs. 15,749

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Upper Deck Resort

A picture of peace and tranquility is how almost every visitor to this resort describes it. The expansive resort overlooks the historic Rajmachi Fort and also the Valvan Reservoir, therefore ensuring a pristine getaway in the middle of nature. The resort also features sprawling lawns and an aesthetically designed pool for a relaxing vacation. The location of the resort also means that sightseeing is not an issue since many of the tourist attractions are within trekking distance of the property.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • RESTAURANT
  • BAR
  • SPA
  • LIBRARY
  • CONFERENCE ROOM
  • BUSINESS CENTER
  • FAMILY-FRIENDLY


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Rs. 7,349

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Fazlani Nature’s Nest

Sound body, mind, and soul is the outcome of a stay at Fazlani’s Nature Nest. This resort is well known for its therapeutic environment and is nestled within a verdant expanse of green. Surrounded by a serene lake with a view of the mountains, the resort offers a range of therapeutic services to soothe your nerves and dust off the hustle and bustle of the city. It also houses a stable for Equine Therapy. Talk about USP.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • RESTAURANT
  • BAR
  • SPA
  • BANQUET
  • WI-FI
  • MEDITATION ROOM
  • YOGA
  • LIBRARY
  • CONFERENCE ROOM


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Rs. 9,498

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Countryside Resort by Meritas

Another one of Meritas offerings, Countryside Resort is located somewhat equidistant from Tiger’s Point and the Valvan Dam, while the famous Bushi Dam is close to 6kms away from the property. The resort offers accommodation in rooms, 31 of them to be precise, with the lawns adding a fresh touch to the property as a whole.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • JACUZZI
  • CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA
  • BANQUET
  • GARDEN
  • GAMING ZONE


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Rs. 5,309

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Cloud 9 Resort

An apt name for a resort that offers views of the pockets of clouds adorning the neck of the mountains like a shawl in the winter. Blanketed by fog more often than not, the Cloud 9 Resort is located 4kms from Lion’s Point in the village of Jambulne. Thanks to its location and elevation, the Cloud 9 Resort is essentially a hill above a hill station.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA
  • INDOOR GAMES
  • OUTDOOR GAMES
  • CONFERENCE ROOM


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Rs. 4,354

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The Lagoona Resort

Located under 2kms away from the Mumbai Pune Express Highway, The Lagoona Resort is one of the few eco-friendly resorts in the country. Another one of Lonavala’s many historic attractions – the Karla Caves – is located in close proximity to the resort. The 68 accommodation options of the resort are divided into four categories, namely the Standard Room, Deluxe Room, Executive Suite and the Lagoona Suite that offers a view of the artificial lagoon inside the resort.

  • SWIMMING POOL
  • CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA
  • INDOOR GAMES
  • OUTDOOR GAMES
  • CONFERENCE ROOM


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Rs. 5,500

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Fariyas Resort

Located in the beautiful Frichley Hills area in a location that is most suitable for sightseeing, the Fariyas Resort is among the most conveniently located resorts on this list. Its USP? The resort features an outdoor water theme park as well as an indoor pool, so you can have the best of both worlds while enjoying a couple’s getaway.

  • WATER PARK
  • INDOOR POOL
  • SWIM-UP BAR
  • GYM
  • WI-FI
  • CONFERENCE ROOM


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Rs. 11,667

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Treasure Island Resort

– Another one of Lonavala’s conveniently located resorts, the Treasure Island Resort is, again, easily accessible via the Mumbai Pune Highway. While the resort doesn’t offer fascinating views as compared to the other resorts on this list, the property is spread over a vast expanse of land and some of the villas are also located on the lagoon front.

  • GYM
  • OUTDOOR POOL
  • TENNIS COURT
  • BUSINESS CENTER
  • SPA


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Rs. 2,500

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Frequently Asked Questions
What resorts in Lonavala have nice views?

Lonavala Resorts with a nice view include The Machan, Della Resorts, Dukes Resort, Upper Deck and Fariyas Resort amongst others.

Which is a good resort with pool in Lonavala?

 Lonavala Resorts with a great pool include Della Resorts, Dukes Resort, Upper Deck, Novotel Imagica, and Fariyas Resort amongst others.

What are couples destinations resorts in Lonavala?

Upper Deck, Meritas, The Machan, Dukes Retreat, The Lagoona, Della Resorts and Amanzi Resorts are some of the best and most couple friendly resorts in Lonavala.