Whenever you feel that your monotonous city life is taking over your mind, body and soul, and you want a break from these ties of metro city life then all you got to do is escape to a location that is a treat to your mind and soul all at once. A place far-far away from the maddening city chaos and a place which is peaceful and solitary and the answer to this is Matheran.
Located in the Western Ghats of the state of Maharashtra, this hill station sits atop the Sahyadris Mountain range and is another quick getaway for all the city people. One can travel to this place by slow-moving toy train which is a great way to see some really beautiful valley scenes, which can only be seen via the train. The hill-station is completely pollution free and no motor vehicle is permitted inside, which makes it Asia’s first only automobile-free hill station.
The place is a beauty in every way and is a paradise for nature lovers who will be pleased to stay here for over a week. Every corner of this place is full of the lush green valley and attracts a lot of tourists not just Maharashtra or India but from the entire world.
Because of so many people who are escaping to this God’s marvel, Matheran has come up with some beautiful resorts that cater all the needs of their customers. Planning your vacation to Matheran and already looking for options? Here is a list of best resorts in Matheran:
- Hotel Usha Ascot – A stunning Resort, this one will make you go “WOW” at the very first site. The resort is not just appealing to this architectural beauty but also takes great care of its guests who come to stay with them. The rooms are very spacious with elegant interiors and have the best of amenities and facilities on offer. There is a sit our area in all the cottages of this resort providing a great view of the location that can be enjoyed anytime. Great option for people travelling with kids as it has many indoor games to entertain them. The place has a purely vegetarian menu serving Indian, Chinese and Continental.
- The Byke Heritage – Situated in a beautiful location, The Byke Heritage provides a beautiful view of the entire valley. The resort offers 65 rooms that are well-maintained and are comfortable providing best of amenities like television, telephone etc. There are many outdoor games available for the guests. One can also opt to go for sightseeing. There are facilities like steam and sauna, health club and a big garden for your evening strolls.
- Best Western Discover Resort – With a palace like architecture, this resort is one of the most beautiful places to stay in. Located in Dhamote, it is based very near to Matheran. The location of this place has lush green hills with gushing water streams which seems like a constant background melody. The resort has rooms that are exquisitely designed with fancy furniture and lighting. There is modern furnishing with the beat of modern amenities like a bathtub, geyser etc. There is a restaurant with high-class interiors where you can enjoy some delicious food.
- Fleetwood – A House in the Clouds – Built in 1871, Fleetwood – a house in the clouds is a beautiful colonial style cottage. The place is spread over five acres with a horse stable and other spaces. The interiors of this place are also maintained and decorated keeping in mind the colonial era. It is a cosy place that offers you the hush-hush environment with comfortable and peaceful rooms with all the amenities one need for a comfortable stay. With best amenities and facilities, the place will make sure that you have a comfortable stay here and will make you come back soon.
- Jai Hill Resort – Located 0.1 km away from the Matheran Railway Station, this place provides 10 rooms that are neatly maintained with comfortable beds and all the amenities one requires for a hassle-free stay. There is laundry, medical assistance and round the clock service too. There are many tourist destinations that are very close to this place like Panorama Point (1 km) and Honeymoon Point (2 km) which can be visited easily at any time of the day.
These are some of the best resorts in Matheran that are great for your vacation. These places have everything that one looks for in a hotel/resort while on a vacation. So hurry up, check out these places and book yourself a beautiful resort in Matheran which will give you the best time of your life.