The serene hill station of Mahabaleshwar is a great place to retreat in the state of Maharashtra. Around 230 km from Mumbai and 120 km from Pune, it has been a sought-after getaway for the people of the two cities for quite some time now. Its vantage points and pleasant weather differentiates it from the several other holiday destinations in Maharashtra. People come here to soak in its soothing aura and pay homage at its various temples. Though there are many homestays, lodges and hotels in Mahabaleshwar, resorts are an ideal option for tourists, looking for a luxurious stay during their vacation. One such property, offering prompt services and contemporary facilities, is Valley View Resort.
About the Resort
Valley View Resort Mahabaleshwar features 74 guestrooms, categorised as Deluxe A/C, Super Deluxe A/C, Premium Super Deluxe A/C and Duplex Suite. Besides modern comfort, guests can also enjoy uninterrupted vistas of the surrounding landscape from the private terrace of Super Deluxe and Duplex Suite. Taking care of the diverse needs and palates, the on-site vegetarian restaurant offers an array of delectable Punjabi, Gujarati, Rajasthani, Maharashtrian and South Indian dishes. Those, with a taste for international cuisine, can relish Chinese, Italian and Continental meals as well.
The resort offers a plenty of leisure activities to keep guests busy on lazy days. Guests can swim a few laps in the indoor temperature-controlled swimming pool or rest in a Jacuzzi and let the bubbly water soothe their muscles. Those, who have a competitive streak, can challenge their friends to a game of pool, table tennis, chess or carom.
After a long tiresome day of sightseeing or adventure sports, guests can rejuvenate their body and mind in Urban Nirvana Spa of Valley View Resort Mahabaleshwar. Manicures and pedicures, along with a wide range of wraps, scrubs and massages are offered here.
The two event rooms of the resort, MP-I and MP-II, can accommodate all kinds of corporate events. While the former, with a capacity of up to 180 participants, is apt for big functions, the latter, with a capacity of 30, is ideal for small, intimate gatherings. These halls are equipped with modern audiovisual equipment like microphones, flip charts and boards, to ensure a smooth event.
What to See in Mahabaleshwar
Venna Lake, spread over 28 acres, is one of the prime tourist hotspots in the town. This artificial lake was constructed by Shri Appasaheb Maharaj, the king of Satara, in 1842. The lushness surrounding the lake adds to the charm of the scenery. Many hotels in Mahabaleshwar are located near this lake to provide easy accessibility to tourists.
Another spot that has become a must-visit point of interest in the town is Echo Point. It is famed among tourists for creating echoes of voice. It is also known for commanding majestic vistas of the surroundings. Besides, there are many other vantage points like Arthurs Seat, Wilson Point and Bombay Point, where tourists can go to enjoy bounties of nature.