Tourist Spots Near Resort
- Rivers And Dams
- Alibaug Beaches
- Temples And Forts
The Beautiful Amba River - An picnic spot near one of the best resorts near Pune for Couples and Family. Located just 4 kms from our resort, this is an ideal place to spend time with your loved ones amidst nature.
The amba river water flows throughout the year and never dries up.
The Usarvardhane Waterfalls: A magnificient waterfall near the Kansai village awaits you. Here the water falls from a height of 300 ft amidst dense forests. And you will find the way to the waterfalls adventurous as it goes through the jungle trails. Located 5 Kms by vehicle and a 45 mins trek thereafter, your vehicle can be parked at the village.
The Bhira Dam Near Resort - Plan a trek to this One Day Picnic destination from one of best resorts near Pune Mumbai Alibaugh. An ideal Picnic Spot For Company Teams, School Camps, Corporate Outbound Trips – Close to the Kamath Residency Resort near Mumbai and Pune.
The Bhira Dam is 45 kms from our Mumbai Resort In Maharashtra. It is a great getaway for picnics near mumbai or pune. A scenic place with a waterfall and a wooden bridge spanning the breadth of the waterfall. This picinic spot is also known as the Tata Power House Dam, and it is located in a small picturisque village near Kolad.
The Famous Alibaug Beaches of Kihim and Mandwa:
These two beaches are located 12 miles north of Alibaugh on the north coast and are easily accessible from one of best resorts near Alibaugh. Mandwa is a beautiful, untrodden beach. On a clear day one can enjoy a long, breathtaking view across the bay, even up to the Gateway of India. Mandwa village too, has a charm of its own - with its beautiful groves of coconut palms. You can plan an unusual tent holiday nearby at Kihim. Unspoilt and isolated, this beautiful place has a soothing effect on all city dwellers. For the nature lover, Kihim has a lot to offer: woods brimming with wild flowers and rare butterflies and birds. Worth visiting is the Kolaba Fort, just a furlong away from the shore. 15 kms from Alibag is Chaul, an historic place with Portuguese ruins, Buddhist Caves, the Hamam Khana, a church, a temple and even a synagogue.
The Nandgaon and Kashid Beaches | Family Resorts Near Pune Mumbai Alibaug: of these two undiscovered beaches, Nandgaon is famous for its Ganapati temple and the annual fair held in honour of ths elephant-headed god every February.
The Pali Ganesh Mandir - Just 11 kms from our resort is the famous Pali Ganesh Temple. The original temple was made of wood, which was renovated in 1760 and made of stone. There are two ponds near the temple.
The temple faces East and is shaped like the letter Shree in the Devnagiri script. The temple has two sanctums and in the outer sanctum Mooshak, the mouse, faces the deity holding a modak in his paws. In the inner sanctum is the idol of Ballaleshwar. It is 3 feet high and it faces east, its trunk turned towards the left. The navel and eyes of the idol are studded with precious stones. Lord Ganesh in this aspect appeared as a Brahmin and so this is one of those rare statues where Ganesh is shown wearing clothes as Brahmins do. On both sides of the idol are statues of Riddhi and Siddhi.
The Dhundi Vinayak Temple is situated behind the main temple. The idol in this temple is believed to be swayambhu. The idol of Dhundivinayak faces west. Devotees first visit this temple before going to the main temple.
The Birla Temple | Holidays In Resorts near Pune Mumbai Alibaug: This temple is 50 Kms from our resort at a small village named ' Salav ' on the Alibaugh - Roha route. There is a temple on a hill top near Salav village. Vikram Ispat company, a part of Birla udyog group has built this temple called ' Birla Mandir'. This temple is between the Vikram Ispat company and its beautifully located residential colony. It is a temple built in pure milk white marble and its dome can be seen from a long distance also. It can be reached by road or by climbing the steps. While climbing the temple steps one is always mesmerized by the landscape. On both sides of the steps is green velvet carpet of grass and beautiful flowers which will keep you spell bound for a minute.
The temple is built in pure marble and the hall of the temple is open from all sides. The ceiling of the temple is transparent which allows free flow of air and ample light. On entering the temple there is a square shaped nave made of marble with beautiful carvings.. The beautifully carved idol of 'Ganapati' is placed on the nave. The idols of 'Riddhi and Siddhi' are placed on both sides of idol. Around the nave are small temples of 'Radha-Krishna', 'Shiv-Parvati', 'Bhavanidevi' and 'Suryadeva'. In the the garden next to the temple there is a statue of the "Late Aditya Birla".
Around the statue is a beautiful gardened landscape along with colored water fountains. The pleasant climate adds to the beauty of the temple. From the temple hill top the glimpse of the green hill tops surrounding the temple and the lighted Vikram Ispat company on the other side which is a beautiful sight late in the evening.
The Murud Janjira Fort - Situated just 90 kms from Kamath Residency resorts near Alibaugh. Formerly the capital town of the Siddis of Janjira, Murud is today popular for its alluring beach, whispering casurina, coconut and betel palms and an ancient fort.
On a hillock to the north is the shrine of Lord Dattatreya, the three heads representing Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara.
Battered on all four sides by sea waves, its strong walls yet standing intact and 40 feet high even at full tide is the majestic island fortress of the Siddis - Murud-Janjira. Never conquered by an enemy for over 350 years since its construction by the Ahmednagar rulers under the supervision of their regent Malik Ambar in the 15th century, Murud-Janjira is probably the only impregnable fort on the 720 km Maharashtra coastline. Neither the Portuguese nor the British could subjugate the fort. And the Marathas, despite their repeated attempts failed to subjugate the Siddi power. The palace of the Nawab and the Janjira Caves are also a must for the tourist.
Raigad Ropeway From Best Of Resorts Near Pune
Raigad Holiday Resorts near PuneGadhacha Gadh – Raigad as this King of Forts is popularly called in Maharashtra, was the capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's empire. And Fort Raigad epitomizes the grand vision of the most illustrious Maratha Kingdom for a Hindavi Swarajya.
Plan trip to RAIGAD FORT via Ropeway | From Nature Resorts Near Pune
- Costs Rs.950/- for a trip. (Minimum 6 people)
- This is inclusive of transport to and fro from the Kamath Residency Resort plus Snacks and Mineral Water
- Cost of Ropeway Tickets, Guide Fees to the fort will be payable by the guests as extra and is not included in the package
- You can take photographs at the Raigad Fort and having a pair of binoculars will be beneficial
- Please book in advance so the necessary arrangements can be done
Popular Destinations Near Raigad Fort | Holidays In Resorts
Gangasagar Lake | Queen's Palace | Raigad Museum| Raigad Ropeway | Jagadishwar Temple | Jijamata Palace | Raj Bhawan | Takmok Tok