This picturesque hill station of Lonavala, in the Pune district, is one of the popular tourist destinations in this part of the country. Famous as its twin hill town, Khandala, this place receives hordes of visitors across the year. The best time to come here is in the monsoon season, when it is literally covered by lush greenery. On a tour to this amazing destination, finding a good accommodation should not be of any problem, with options available like Kumar Resort Lonavala.
Located on the Old Mumbai-Pune Highway, Kumar Resort is an ideal destination for family holidays, weekend getaways and corporate picnics. It offers accommodation in different categories, namely Suite, Deluxe, Executive Deluxe, Honeymoon Suite, Executive Suite, Family Suite, Duplex Suite and Maharaja Suite. Each of its spacious, well-appointed rooms is equipped with amenities, including LCD TV, coffee table and sofa-cum-bed while higher-end guestrooms also featuring bath tubs and dining tables.
This resort has a water park, comprising six swimming pools and 11 water slides, in addition to rain dance and live music facilities. It also has a game zone, where guests can enjoy Pool Table games, dashing cars, Air Hockey, video games and visit the Haunted House. There are three multi-purpose banquet halls in the premises, namely Peshwa, Maratha and Heritage, where both corporate and private events are organised. While the former has a capacity to accommodate up to 150 persons, the latter two can accommodate up to 350 and 90 persons, respectively.
There is a restaurant in the premises called Dhiraj Restaurant & Bar, where a range of mouth-watering delicacies can be relished. Kumar Da Dhaba is its speciality restaurant, where lip-smacking grilled dishes are served. The lounge bar in the premises called Tandav is the place to go for enjoying an assortment of drinks.
The Lagoona Resort Lonavala is another amazing accommodation option while on a tour to this hill station. It offers 68 well-appointed guestrooms for accommodation in four different categories, namely Standard Room, Lagoona Suite, Executive Suite and Deluxe Room. Each of these rooms feature a range of amenities, including direct dial telephone, mini bar, electronic safe, air conditioner, TV and internet connectivity.
This eco-friendly property offers other facilities like dry cleaning/laundry service, 24 hours room service, valet parking, gift shop, business centre and coffee shop. It offers a play station, baby pool (attached to the main outdoor swimming pool) and indoor games for the entertainment of children. There is an eco-friendly lagoon in the premises, where guests can enjoy boating and fishing. The resort has banqueting spaces, where it organises meetings, conferences, seminars and wedding events.
Patio is its multi-cuisine restaurant, which has a capacity to accommodate up to 70 persons at a time. Guests can relish a range of delicious dishes in its elegantly decorated dining area.
Things to See and Do in Lonavala
There is lot to explore in this scenic hill station while on a tour here. Some of the must-visit places are Lonavala Lake, Visapur Fort, Bhushi Dam, Lohagad, Karla Caves, Walwan Dam and Duke’s Nose. Shopping can be a fun affair at the local bazaar, where a range of products like chikki, jams, jellies, other food items and carved wooden figures can be purchased.
How to Reach
The nearest airport to this destination is Pune Airport, which receives domestic flights from across the country. Bus and taxis are readily available from the airport to this town. Since the Lonavala railhead lies on the Mumbai-Pune railway line, reaching here by trains is easy. By bus, it can be accessed from different towns and cities of Maharashtra.