Relax and Rejuvenate in the Lapse of Nature with Weekend and Holiday Destinations in Western India

Updated: Apr 8, 2021


While Living an Active Life, it requires mental peace and being away from day to day stress and hectic schedule. Spending time with Family and Friends is an important aspect. While many a times, we often feel the need for a quick weekend getaway to relieve ourselves from stressed workload, or to enjoy the season, or may be celebrating moments.


But for whatever reason, the weekend getaway gives you moments of Fun, Adventure, Long Drives, Scenic Views and favorite cuisines. This blog brings you few of the Best Short Weekend and Holiday Destination nearby to Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad.

Right beside the name of the said weekend destination you will find what it’s famous for, so you quickly know which one to pick. Other than that, the list features important tourist information, including the destination from cities.


If you want to make your way away from the fast paced Mumbai life over a weekend, we bring you few famous locations that shall give you a relaxing, stress free experience with some beautiful locations away from the city -


Matheran: A Beautiful Natural Experience – 53 km from Mumbai

Matheran offers you some of the best scenic beauty encompassed in green cover, splendid views that will charm your mind, body and soul. Monsoons would be the most appropriate time to visit this place and if not during monsoons then in any time of the year.


Lonavala: Amongst the Ghats – 85 km from Mumbai

For people wanting to explore a weekend getaway from Mumbai, Lonavala and Khandala are one of them. Lonavala is a hill station surrounded by green valleys amongst the ghats and experiences good monsoons. The place is a treat for those who wish to enjoy natural beauty with some stunning views of waterfalls.

Nashik: Wineries – 166 km from Mumbai

For all the Wine Lovers, a visit to Nashik wouldn’t disappoint you at all. Nashik lately has become one of the popular weekend getaways away from Mumbai. The place has some amazing vineyards which provide wine tasting sessions.

Goa: Nightlife and fun – 583 km from Mumbai

The only word that describes Goa is ENJOYMENT. The state is the best in terms of nightlife, culture and adventure and is the best place whether you’re seeking a family getaway or with friends. Goa is also known for its beaches with Baga and Palolem Beach amongst the favorites to those in laid-back fishing villages such as Agonda. Goa is a treat for party lovers, fish, and has some fantastic resorts and hotels for stay.


Gir National Park: Wildlife – 378 km from Ahmedabad

Gir National Park, also known as Sasan Gir, is counted among India’s best national parks. It is the place where one gets an opportunity of a life time to spot Asiatic lions, Indian leopard, and many other animals. The place has many amazing resorts and hotels located at a safe yet close distance from the park which give a perfect living experience.


Mahabaleshwar – 260 km from Mumbai

Situated in the Western Ghats, South of Mumbai, lies a beautiful hill station Mahabaleshwar, 260 km from Mumbai. Mahabaleshwar is the source of Krishna River that flows across Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Mahabaleshwar is famous for its rivers, ancient temples, waterfalls, evergreen dense forests, stunning cascades, majestic peaks and valleys and strawberry farms.


Alibaug – 100 km from Mumbai

Alibaug is a famous destination south of Mumbai, known for its beaches. Located 100 km from Mumbai, it is also famous for a ferry ride from Mumbai. Far away from the crowded Mumbai, Alibaug is one of the closest destination for travellers who intend to have a short break by the beaches.


Daman – 171 km from Mumbai

Daman, the capital of Indian Union Territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli, nests near the mouth of river Damanganga. The town drives people with its beautiful forts, lighthouse, beaches and churches and is a perfect destination for travellers who intend to relax.


Diu – 366 km from Ahmedabad

Diu is a small island with a perfect combination of beauty and breeze. The pleasant climate all through the year makes it an ideal place for visitors to relax and enjoy. The perfect blend of Sea, Sand and Sun gives it a perfect picturesque look. The historic monuments, as well as water sports add flavour to the visit.


So what are we waiting for… just pack your bags and visit the above destinations that will mesmerize you all through out and give you a relaxing feel. Create your Travel Diary by visiting the natural beauty of our country.


Well there will be many other destinations that we could not cover here but we shall appreciate your experiences visiting these places.


By - 360activeliving