Mumbai is dynamic. But sometimes the 9-5 jobs in the city leave no time to rekindle the romance. And that is why we have compiled 10 best getaways around Mumbai ideal for the two of you. So here’s a thing. Get some time out, do your research, make a plan and head over to any of this beautiful locations to romance up your weekend. Stargazing, campfires, rappelling, scenic beauty; we have given you a plenty of things to choose from.
Located in between Mumbai and Pune in the midst of the majestic Sahyadris, Lavasa is an emerald green valley surrounded by verdant, rolling hills, clouds and seasonal waterfalls. A luxurious and relaxing stay in the hill station or an action packed trip full of adventure sports, you can do both in Lavasa. Nature trails, rock climbing, rappelling and finger licking food; this spot has everything for you and your partner to spend a perfect weekend.
This is an ideal place to be away from the hustle bustle of the city. Being declared as an eco-sensitive zone, Matheran is devoid of motor transportation post a certain point. You can either trek or take a horse ride or enjoy the toy train to reach this place. With beautiful hills in the backdrop, explore horse riding, trekking or play with your echo at the echo point.
If romance is on your mind, Lonavala is the place you should visit. Being a part of the Sahyadri range, this place is a beautiful mystical land owing to the magnificent hills and the green valleys around. You can trek to the mountain and visit the dams where you can even splash yourself in water during the monsoons. Enjoy the panoramic view from the Tiger Point while gorging on cheese and corn pakoras with hot tea. Make sure to pick up some homemade chocolates and chocolate fudge on your way to this romantic getaway.
Panchgani holidays are a perfect amalgamation of relaxation and interesting activities. In Panchgani’s pleasant weather, enjoy long walks and horse riding on yet to be discovered paths or pack a snack and head off to a secluded waterfall for a private picnic with your partner. The scenic setting, the dreamy backdrop and the perennially mist-soaked valley is a great place to spend time with your loved one.
This romantic destination has a plenty of things to offer for the two of you. The tranquility and the peaceful vibe around the place will enthrall you. Spend your weekend among virgin waterfalls and beautiful lakes of Sahyadris. You can also enjoy fishing in the clear water of the lakes, visit the forts, trek to beautiful locations and stargaze lying down on the green patches at night.
This destination barely needs any introduction. One of the most popular destination in India, sun soaked sandy beaches and welcoming hospitality make Goa a perfect weekend vacation. Goa has been a center of attraction for travelers across the globe for its magnificent golden beaches, breathtaking Gothic style old churches and marvelous Portuguese architecture. From spectacular nightlife to scrumptious food to street shopping, Goa has plenty of things to offer for your partner and you that might just make you extend your stay.
If your partner and you are adventure fanatics, Kolad is an idyllic getaway for you. Spend the weekend trekking and white water river rafting and make unforgettable fun memories while at it. The scenic beauty of this small village is going to mesmerize you. Discover cascades on treks and dip your feet in the blue water lakes with your loved one.
8. DAMAN & DIU
This place boasts of old forts, quaint churches and beautiful beaches. This Portuguese invaded island is full of dreams and happiness and is ideal for people in love. Spend your weekend gazing at the depth of waters and hopping around the churches and the forts. There are caves you can visit too. Click pictures. Make memories.
Immerse your partner and you in the beautiful panoramic view of the hills and the pristine air of the place. You can go for a boat ride in the Venna lake while relishing fresh berries and soak into the beauty of this quaint hill station. If you’re a nature person and love to be surrounded by hills and stillness, Mahabaleshwar is the perfect romantic getaway for you and your loved one.
A popular romantic beach destination located in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, this place not only offers fabulous views of the sea but is also rich in culture and tradition comprising of many temples and historical monuments. One of the ideal places if you are looking to spent some alone time with your partner in a quiet place far away from the hustle bustle of the city.
The two of you, pack your bags, take your cameras and leave.