Living in close proximity of cities filled with students and working professionals working their asses off every single day, this small hill station acts as a perfect weekend getaway and helps the people living in such cities give them the break and relaxation they need. These people are ready to splurge on their weekend getaway and Lonavala offers them the best luxurious hotels and resorts.
Far from the bustling city life filled with pollution, skyscrapers and thick traffic, comes a small hill station town called Lonavala. Located at a distance of 60 km from the city of Pune and about 90 km from the city of Mumbai, this place makes for a perfect weekend getaway for people from these cities. This place of scenic beauty is perfect for a relaxing weekend with friends, loved ones or family. Fast becoming a tourist destination, this place is flooded by tourists during and after monsoon seasons.
Tourism is becoming a blooming success in Lonavala and that can be seen in the sprawling up of many hotels in Lonavala. Hotels ranging from luxurious 5 star accommodations to budget friendly ones are all available at Lonavala. There are also various resorts in and around Lonavala that offer excellent service and facilities. These resorts are based in locations where you and your family can enjoy the perfect open view of Lonavala and also take a dip at the pool. Lonavala also offers various viewing points which give you a perfect view of the entire hill station along with the lakes. Places like Lion’s point and Tiger’s point serves as a perfect location for a panoramic view and some crazy photo sessions. The road trip towards Lonavala from Pune is fun and beautiful. The stretch of long roads and the view of the beautiful approaching landscapes are a sheer delight. You will also pass by various ‘chai stalls’ along the road where you could make a stop and stop for a steaming cup of hot masala chai. You will also come across small shops run by the locals selling various eateries and the famous hard candy of the region called ‘chikki’. The journey is short and before long after driving for less than 2 hours you will have reached your destination. You will also see many types of hotels in Lonavala you will see as you drive in closer to the hill station. Visit during the monsoon to capture the true essence of Lonavala and experience and witness the beauty of this place. The climate is pleasant and slightly chilly during this season and the lakes are filled and the waterfalls gush down in full force.
Lonavala has its own railway station and the nearest airport is in Pune which is just a convenient drive away from Lonavala. You could either get on a bus or hire a taxi and reach Lonavala in less than 2 hours. Once there, you could book a room in one of the beautiful resorts or hotels in Lonavala. Although you could go and search for yourself personally, you would be saving yourself some time if you check out the hotel listings off the internet and make the booking online. Lonavala’s convenient distance from Mumbai and Pune attracts a lot of tourists. People who come to visit Pune or Mumbai always end up making a trip to the beautiful hill station near the city they are in thus benefitting the tourism scene for Lonavala.
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