Mahabaleshwar is paradise on earth with its lush evergreen forests, carpet of wild-flower meadows, beautiful springs and early morning mists. It is s typical colonial town, with plenty of boating and golf facilities, fishing spots and trekking trails. The town is also full of sightseeing points including Kates Point, Wilson's Point, Arthur's Seat and Sunset Point that provide fetching views of the plains and the backwaters of the dams hundreds of feet below. Don’t leave Mahabaleshwar without trying the local honey, chikki, channas, and the juicy strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries and mulberries.
Venna Lake is a great place to go boating. The lake has both row boats and paddle boats for rent. During peak season time there is also a small market that offers entertainment including a Ferris wheel, gambling stalls and local food.
Mahabaleshwar has over 30 captivating viewpoints that are the perfect places for a picnic. Kate’s Point, one of the most famous points, is within walking distance of the resort.
Panchgani, 12km from the resort, is home to famous Table Land, the second highest plateau in Asia. For the adventurous, Panchgani is also one of the best paragliding locations in the region.
Pratapgarh Fort, 24km west of Mahabaleshwar, was built by Shivaji in 1656 AD. The top of the fort has a statue of Shivaji to commemorate Shivaji’s victory against Afzal Khan in 1659.
Wai, 24km from the resort, is one of Maharashtra’s most historic towns. Famous for its numerous ancient temples, Wai is one of the historic towns in Maharashtra.
Tapola, one hour from the resort, is often referred to as ‘Mini Kashmir’ because of the beautiful scenery. The primary attraction here is Shivsagar Lake, 90km long reservoir of the Koyna Dam. The lake is very popular for water sports with a range of motor boats, speed boats, kayaks and jet-skis.