This lakeside AirBNB near Mumbai is the answer to all your weekend plans

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With our hectic daily schedules, we are constantly on the lookout for places which give us a chance to relax and be close to nature. While big resorts offer all the possible amenities, the feel of a good homestay is unmatched. Not far away from Mumbai is this rare find which is a perfect getaway for your next weekend staycation.

Where?

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Located on the banks of Mulshi, upon a hillside, is this boutique homestay called Fragrant Sun. If you thought that Mulshi is best visited during the rainy season , then you need to visit this property to understand why it’s a perfect getaway all-round the year.

About the property

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This beautiful property which has been featured by leading architectural magazines, is made up entirely of natural materials and is decorated in pastel hues with natural fabrics and wooden interiors adorning the villa.

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The secluded feel of this place gives you a perfect opportunity to laze around with your books or watch mesmerising views of the Mulshi lake in the background.

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The property consists of 4 twin sharing rooms which can be booked individually or a family room that can easily accommodate 7 beds. It is thus the perfect destination for large group outings as well.

What makes it special?

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The only thing that can make a good property even better is some amazing food that you can indulge in. The property has their own organic farm from which all the resources are sourced. You can pick ingredients from this farm and savour all the delicious meals cooked especially for you in their 2000 sq. ft kitchen! They even have their own wood-fired oven and a possibility of making your own barbeque at night.

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While the caretaker can make these heavenly vegetarian meals for you, you are free to get your own meat which can be cooked by them at the property.

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Things to do

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You can hike up the nearby hills to take in some scenic views of the surroundings. If that seems like too much work for you on a vacation, then try your hand at their board games or challenge your partner to a game of Table-Tennis. You can even take a dip in the Mulshi lake.

Ideal for

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Small families as well as large group outings looking for an ideal weekend getaway.

How to reach?

The nearest airport is at Mumbai located 167 km. away. To reach the property, take the exit expressway at Khandala-Lonavala exit.2.5 km. before Amby Valley take a right turn. It is a few minutes away from there once you arrive at Barpe. Detailed instructions are given by the property once you confirm your booking.

Cost

A night stay at the villa for twin sharing costs ₹6000 for accommodation excluding taxes. Meals including breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner can be provided extra at ₹1500 per person.

You can book your stay here!

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