Years ago it was not necessary for any newly married couple to go on honeymoon, but with the passage of time it has changed. After completing the wedding traditions, first of all they like to go to such a beautiful and pleasant place. Where they can get to know this new relationship for a few days away from the family, then what if they find a right destination, so that the married couple can spend a few days together and experience a thrilling environment. There are many such areas around Mumbai, where you can go. Come let’s know about 6 beautiful honeymoon spots, where you can spend a few days lovingly with your beloved.
Honeymoon Spots Near Mumbai:
The Panchgani Plateau, 250 km from Mumbai, surrounded by lush green valleys and 5 mountain ranges of the Sahyadri, is the second largest plateau in Asia formed by flat-topped volcanoes. This place is definitely a memorable honeymoon spot for the married couple. This is the oldest hill station. Apart from the natural beauty here, there is a proper arrangement for trekking or hiking. Couples who are fond of old artefacts may like the workmanship of Old Parsi and British Bungalows, because the British used to come here to spend their holidays. Apart from this, many places like Pratapgarh Fort, Rajpuri Caves, Venna Lake, Panchgani Wax Museum etc. are also worth seeing.
People also enjoy camping here and it is lovely to see the group of stars in the night sky. The accommodation facilities in Panchgani are based on the budget. Here luxury hotels, apartments, cottages etc. are easily available. The roads here are very good, so one can go to Panchgani by car, bus, train etc. Strawberry is cultivated here too, so jam, sorbet, ice cream etc. associated with it are very good. The wall hangings, decoration items and slippers made by the residents here are also bought and taken away by the tourists.
Surrounded by beautiful valleys and beautiful weather, which attracts everyone without saying anything, Mahabaleshwar Hill Station in Satara district of Maharashtra, where the temperature remains pleasant throughout the year. Situated at an altitude of 1438 meters, this tourist place is called the queen of hill stations of Maharashtra. The hills spread far and wide and the shade of greenery on them is made on sight. Situated in the Sahyadri hills, 264 km southeast of Mumbai and northwest of Satara, tourists yearn to catch a glimpse of this place. Most of the newly married couples come here for their honeymoon.
There are more than 30 places to see here, which tourists visit according to their budget. The forests, valleys, waterfalls and lakes here are very beautiful, fatigue goes away only by coming here. Apart from this, the special places here are Elphiston, Majori, Nathkot, Bombay Parlor, Savitri Point, Arthur Point, Wills Point, Helen Point, Lockwing Point and Folklake Point. On going to Mahabaleshwar, it is very important to see the fort of Pratapgarh, which is at a distance of about 24 kilometers from there. Apart from this, the strawberry here is very famous. It has good accommodation facilities, in which hotels, resorts and bungalows are special, which can be booked according to the budget. The road here is very good, so bus or car arrangement is good to reach here. Apart from this, it can also be reached by air. Nearest airport is Pune, from there you can take a car and go to Mahabaleshwar by traveling a distance of 131 kms by road.
Matheran is a small hill station located in Raigad district, 110 km from Mumbai. The natural beauty of this place is made on sight. It is a hill station situated at an altitude of 800 meters above sea level in the mountain range of Western Ghats. It was discovered by Hugh Malet in 1850. Matheran is the best place for honeymoon for the newly wed couple. Vehicles are prohibited in Matheran, so walking or horse riding is the main mode of travel here. Therefore, one has to be mesmerized as soon as one reaches the pollution-free environment, attractive scenery, cool breeze, far-reaching green valleys, flying clouds and beautiful mountain ranges. Everyone comes here from around Mumbai. Keeping Kovid in mind, Matheran has been made a Kovid free zone. Here 95 percent people have applied the first dose of Kovid and 25 to 30 percent people have also applied the second dose. Apart from this, sanitization is also done after a while in crowded places. There is a good arrangement of living here. On arrival here, 4 to 5 days is enough to roam.
To come here, after coming to Karjat or Neral, one has to come to Dasturi Naka by car. From there, after an hour or so, a 90-seat shuttle train reaches Aman Lodge, which starts at 10 am and leaves 6 trains till 6 pm. There are 38 points to be seen here and Charlotte Lake, which includes Honeymoon Point, Panorama Point, Monkey Point, Lord’s Point, Heart Point etc. It is necessary to follow the guidelines of Kovid before coming here. There are chappals, leather wallets, belts, jams, chikkis etc. purchasable from here.
Khandala is a small quiet hill station situated in the mountain range on the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. The beautiful valleys, attractive hills, meadows, serene lakes, smoke-filled waterfalls captivate everyone’s mind. This is the reason why Aamir Khan shot the song ‘Aati Kya Khandala…’ in Hindi cinema ‘Ghulam’. This place is at a distance of 122 kms from Mumbai. One can reach here by train, car or luxury bus. This place is very beautiful place for newly married couple. The beautiful artwork along with the beautiful valleys has been the attraction of the tourist. There is a proper arrangement of accommodation, which has holiday homes, hotels, resorts etc. You can book it according to the budget.
There are many spots to see in Khandala, such as Rajmachi Point, Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Tunga Fort, Kune Falls, Khandala Lake etc. Apart from this, bungee jumping facility is also available here. Youth also come here for trekking with their friends. In bungee jumping, a person above 10 years and weighing less than 35 kg is allowed to jump. It is special for those tourists who like more adventure activities. Apart from this, Kune Falls is a natural waterfall located near the village named Kune, which falls from a height of 200 meters. Here tourists enjoy it by bathing and swimming in the waterfall. There is a lot of jam and sherbet in Khandala, apart from this, the chikki here is also special. The time to visit Khandala is from October to May, because there is a fear of landslides at times in monsoon, but nature lovers and newly married couples prefer to visit Khandala in monsoon too. The Bada Pav, a traditional Maharashtrian thali is famous here.
Lonavala is a hill station located in Pune, Maharashtra, 96 km from Mumbai. Today’s Lonavala was once a part of the Yadava dynasty, which was kept in their possession by the Mughals for a long time in view of its importance. At that time, the Mavla warriors had given a lot of support to the Maratha Empire and Peshwas in conquering the Lohagarh Fort. In 1811, the Lonavala mountain range was discovered by the then Governor of Bombay Presidency, Lord Elphinstone. There is a series of caves on this mountain range, in which Karla Caves, Bhaja Caves and Bedsa Caves are prominent. From honeymoon to family vacation, fun with friends can be done in Lonavala. This place blossoms completely in monsoon. It is also called the place of lakes in the Western Ghats. Natural springs, beautiful valleys and cool breeze add to the beauty of this region. The Bushi Dam here is quite popular as a picnic spot. Apart from this, there are Lonavala Lake, Tigoti Lake, Pavana Lake, Lions Point, Historical Fort, Lohagarh, Tikona Fort etc. worth seeing here. Trekking facility is available at Lohagarh Fort. Staying here is quite comfortable, because hotels, resorts, bungalows are available according to the budget to stay here. Chikki of Lonavala is very famous, which is made from peanuts, cashew nuts, almonds, sesame, pistachios, walnuts etc. Apart from this, Brittle Candy is also very famous here.
It is a beautiful city situated on the coast of Arabian Sea in the Konkan region of Raigad district of Maharashtra. This place is surrounded by sea on three sides. It is an attractive tourist destination to spend a relaxing time away from the busy lifestyle. There is a lot here for newly married couples, where quality time can be spent with the partner. Due to the presence of coconut and arecanut trees on all the beaches, this place appears like a tropical beach. The weather here is very pleasant. The temperature is 36 degree Celsius. The air here is unpolluted and fresh, due to which the person coming here feels like heaven. The Colaba Fort here was built by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Here the sand of the sea is seen somewhere black and somewhere white, far away the sea is visible, in such a situation who would not like to spend time with their love.
This place is at a distance of 30 kilometers from Mumbai, which can be reached by rail, bus or sea. There are many places of interest, such as watching the setting sun, having fun in the sea water, Alibag Beach, Kihim Beach, Akshai Beach, Nagaon Beach, Kanakeshwar Forest, Janjira Fort etc. Apart from this, there are also many caves, which are the heritage of a wonderful confluence of ancient artifacts. Here hotels, resorts and apartments are available according to the budget. The fish here are special because of being on the beach. Many dishes made from it can also be enjoyed here.