Friday, 12 December 2014

Popular holiday locations around Mumbai

Mumbaikars have been known to strive everyday to find some amount of quality time with their near and dear ones. The city offers good career prospects, but at the same restricts your personal time. Inside, the city you may find certain good weekend retreat spots like Amusement Parks, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Elephanta Caves and beaches that tend to be crowded over the weekends. Take your time off with your folks and head out for a couple of days to retreat locations like:

E & G Resorts - Nashik

  • Alibaug – The silent and peaceful coastal town comes under Raigad's Municipal council. The place offers some of best beach resorts near Mumbai for weekend retreat. If you intend on traveling by road, you need to reach the place located about 108 kms away from Mumbai via NH-17. One can also reach the place via a ferry from Gateway of India to Mandwa or from Bhaucha Dhakka to Rewas. Some of the popualr beaches to visit in Alibaug are Kashid Beach, Korlai Beach, Kihim-Nagaon Beach, Akshi Beach and Varsoli Beach.
  • Matheran – Matheran is a popular hill station in Maharashtra that is also located in Raigad district. located on the Western Ghats range it has an elevation of about 800 meters (2,625 feet) above sea level. Matheran being a hill station offers some of the best resorts near Mumbai for weekend. Some of the important points to see here would be One Tree Hill Point, Hart Point, Monkey Point, Porcupine Point, Rambagh Point, and many more. Moreover, the place has about 38 designated look-out points that also includes the Panorama Point that provides a 360 degree view of the surrounding area.
  • Igatpuri – The place is indeed a small hill station town in Maharashtra that is located in Western Ghats of this state. The town is well connected by rail and road route. Moreover, travelers would not find much difficulty finding accommodation here as the place like the other two offers some of the best resorts near Mumbai for weekend trip. Some of the poplar places to see here would be Bhatsa River Valley, Camel Valley, Tringalwadi Fort, Amruteshwar Temple, Arthur Lake, Kalsubai Peak and Dhamma Giri Meditation Centre.  


With the presence of many online travel booking portals finding best deals on vacations at these places is no more a tough job. Most popular travel portals in an attempt to outwit its competitors sometimes come up with the best deals on vacations for your folks and you. 

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