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The 3 most visited hill stations in Maharashtra

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The hills of Lonavala offer the perfect setting for an idyllic getaway. Only a few hours from Mumbai, the town is ideal for a quick weekend getaway, or as a base for exploring the surrounding areas. The region is best known for its hills, which offer a range of activities for visitors including hiking, cycling, and water sports. Lonavala is popularly known as the “City of Caves” and the “Jewel of Sahyadri.” This is due to the hill station’s spectacular landscapes, which include lush green valleys, remarkable caves, tranquil lakes, and breathtaking waterfalls. With their antique beams, themes, and inscriptions, the remarkable rock-cut Bhaja and Karla caves in Lonavala have awed tourists. Della Adventure park is the one-stop destination for a wide range of Extreme Adventure sports, an amusement park/theme park in Lonavala, a perfect place for weekend getaways. The surrounding areas of Lonavala are endowed with an unrivalled variety of waterfalls, including the Kune, Bhivpuri, Bhagirath, and Jummapatti waterfalls. The postcard-perfect landscapes of Aamby Valley, Pawna Lake, and Lonavala Lake will undoubtedly wow you. Lonavala is also well-known for its natural beauty, religious monuments, and historical landmarks. There are also several Ekostay homestays and villas in Lonavala to enhance your mini getaway. Ekostay offers a marvelous range of premium villas in Lonavala at affordable prices. So pack your bags and come here because Lonavala has something for everyone, from quiet time to adventure.


Alibaug is known as the “Goa ” of Maharashtra because it is bordered by sea on three sides. Alibaug, in Maharashtra’s Konkan area, is well renowned for its magnificent beaches and ancient forts. Alibaug Beach, Kihim Beach, Akshi Beach, Mandwa Beach, Kashid Beach, Varsoli Beach, Nagaon Beach, and Murud Beach are the most notable Alibaug tourist attractions. Khanderi Fort, Kolaba Fort, Murud-Janjira Fort, Vikram Vinayak Temple or Birla Temple, Magnetic Observatory, and Korlai Fort are also worth a gander. Korlai Beach in Alibaug is a haven of blissful joy, accentuated by the alternate speckles of light and dark sand granules. Away from the hustle and bustle of cities and towns, Kashid beach, from Alibaug, symbolises tranquillity and gives absolute calm to the mind, as well as a plethora of water sports for adventurers. On the other side, the Kanakeshwar Temple boasts of the sacred spot dedicated to Lord Shiva on the soaring hills. Alibaug is progressively becoming a great attraction for staycations and casual getaways. Alibaug Beaches offers exciting water activities. There are endless possibilities for fun and entertainment, from parasailing to kayaking to a Banana Boat ride or scuba diving. Indeed, your presence in all of these activities will make for a wonderful day of relaxation, pleasure, and frolic. The thrill seekers can even try their hand at jet skiing. The brief holiday in Alibaug can be enhanced by a comfortable and pleasant stay at Ekostay’s premium and luxurious Beachfront Villa Puerto Penasco available at affordable price to the guests who prefer the comfort of a secluded private property instead of the hustle bustle of hotel chains. The trip to Alibaug is exhilarating. You can choose a stunning road trip, a spacious rail trip, or a short and exciting sea travel while  stunning villas in alibaug with a pool at Ekostay awaits you to make your stay memorable.


Karjat, an exquisite hill station surrounded with lush forest areas, is a true beauty cherished by all hikers and adored by nature enthusiasts. This captivating destination, located amidst the vast Western Ghats, is great for honeymooners, who may take in the magnificent backdrop of majestic mountains and time-honored mystic caves. Its climate and scenic grandeur make it ideal for adventure sports such as trekking, waterfall climbing, rappelling, and river rafting on the Ulhas River.  Morbe Dam is a great location for boating, and the dam’s perimeter is a nice place for a leisurely weekend away. Karjat, which is surrounded by historical ruins and rolling mountains, has a variety of exciting places to visit, including the Kondana Caves, Kothaligad fort, Jain temple, Ulhas Valley, Kondeshwar temple, Bhor Ghat, Bahiri Cave, ND studio, Blackwaters of the Pali Bhutivali dam, and Bhivpuri waterfall.You can go for various treks in karjat like hiking at Peth fort , Sondai Fort, and the nicest feature of these treks are the breathtaking vistas of lush green meadows and landscapes from them. The views from the top of the hills are simply breathtaking. During the rainy season, the entire landscape becomes captivating and lush with lush flora. The Bhivpuri waterfall is a hidden gem. This is also an incredible place for rapplers – amidst the best that nature can offer in this part of the world. The sounds of water flowing and the overall atmosphere are enough to take one’s breath away. This is at a fantastic location if you are a first timer or a rookie rappler. You can even take a soak under the majestic waterfall. Sliding down the waterfall and taking a shower beneath it might be a spellbinding experience. After your journey, enjoy the native vada pav with a cup of hot tea near the dhabas and eateries here. Karjat  boasts of being an ideal resort for wilderness lovers and those interested in learning more about Maharashtra’s history. As a result, the two finest things to do here are go on a sightseeing tour and unwind in the villas in Karjat. In addition to making this weekend more unforgettable, Ekostay offers a variety of beautiful villas in karjat with private pool and expansive lawns in secluded locations at reasonable prices.Karjat is without a doubt a must-see place that adds another feather to Maharashtra’s tourism cap.

So do visit these transfixing locations in Maharashtra for a short fun-filled  getaway with your loved ones to unwind and relax in the luxurious and affordable villas in Lonavala , Alibaug, Karjat by Ekostay sprinkled in the location of your choice for quality experience.