Top 10 Summer Villa Getaways from Mumbai

April 25, 2024

Summer has descended upon us in full swing. What better way to unwind from the chaos and heat of the city than embarking on a getaway. Go to a villa near Mumbai! Explore villas at the cool and misty hill towns of Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala, and Karjat in the Western Ghats, or the breezy coast of Alibaug. Now you can have your perfect little staycation near Mumbai. Have a holiday with the intimate experience of a homestay mixed with the luxuries and amenities of a resort. We have prepared a list of the top 10 summer villa getaways near Mumbai for you. Make your next trip extra special at Lohono Stays.

1. Uday Villa, Lonavala 

Uday Villa is nestled in the lofty hills of the Western Ghats. It lies at a convenient distance of just 85 km (1.5 hours) away from Mumbai. The homestay is contemporary and sophisticated in style. The main attraction of the 4-bedroom villa is the private pool that runs the length of the entire home. The floor-to-ceiling French windows place you right at the heart of nature. The bedrooms are decorated in an interesting mix of industrial and earthy tones. 

You can spend your time here by your private pool, enjoying meals on your patio, or heading out for excursions. Everything planned for you by Lohono’s guest relations team. 

Choose Uday Villa, for a relaxing summer getaway near Mumbai!

2. Om Anantha, Lonavala 

Looking for luxury resort near Mumbai? look no further, visit Om Anantha in Lonavla. Overlooking the majestic Sayadri hills and the pristine Pawna Lake, Om Anantha’s 4-bedroom property is divided into independent blocks ensuring privacy for our guests. The infinity pool overlooks the lake and surrounding mountains, offering picturesque views while you’re still ensconced in luxury. 

The living and dining areas are housed within a double-height ceiling. Meanwhile, the open-air bathrooms, decks and patios invite the calm of nature into your stay in Lonavala. If you must leave Om Anantha, which we trust will be a difficult affair, our staff can arrange visits to the nearby forts of Tungi, Tikona and Lohagad. 

3. Gold Mist, Mahabaleshwar

Further south, at a distance of 230 km (5 hours) from Mumbai, is Gold Mist in Mahabaleshwar. A villa perched on a mountain edge, with panoramic views of the Krishna Valley and the Dhoom Dam. With the cosy and intimate charm of a cottage, Gold Mist comes with 3-bedrooms, a dining room, a living room and a landscaped garden equipped entirely with wooden furniture and decor to add to the warmth during your stay. 

Ideal for families and small groups of friends, Gold Mist will be your abode away from Mumbai. You can sit outdoors in the lap of nature, enjoying locally sourced strawberries. Other than that you can embark on short hikes nearby, or head down to the vibrant market of Mahabaleshwar. We assure you that your time at Gold Mist will be defined by both luxury and comfort! 

4. Vinayalam, Mahabaleshwar

Vinayalam in Mahabaleshwar perfectly blends its contemporary exterior with its warm, cosy interiors. Filled with heirloom furniture, an open floor plan living area, a dining space, a patio, and beautifully maintained gardens, the 3-bedroom property exudes charm and comfort. Amidst this greenery, you can begin your mornings with a cup of tea. You can also enjoy the rest of your meals in-between taking in views of the Western Ghats. 

Engulfed by lush greenery, you can spend your staycation at Vinalayam. A trip unwinding from the demands of Mumbai with your friends and family. Explore the forest trails, waterfalls, and valleys if you feel more adventurous, or simply laze back and relax on your getaway to Mahabaleshwar. 

5. Villa Athini, Karjat

Villa Athini in Karjat, located right on the riverside, offers a haven for those seeking to be wrapped by nature while still enjoying an ultimate luxury experience. Equipped with a private pool and jacuzzi, the 4-bedroom villa takes the notes of comfort a notch higher. Enjoy a hearty breakfast on the deck as the river flows by close to you, or take a refreshing dip in your private pool, and spend your afternoons at the lounge, invested deep into a good book, or playing board games with your family, as you prepare to end your night in the gurgling jacuzzi. 

Located 63 km (1.5 hours) away, Karjat makes for the ideal hill station getaway from Mumbai. Villa Athini’s service is remarkable and the natural beauty that surrounds it remains unparalleled, making it an easy choice for your next summer holiday. 

6. Maharajah House, Karjat

The riverside Maharajah House villa is the epitome of living with and around nature! Split across two wings, connected by a glass-walled bridge running over a large private pool, the 4-bedroom Maharajah House comes with a recreational section, boasting a beautiful dining room, a glass-panelled lounge and a bar, all the while offering unending views of the river that flows close by and the mountains that lie just beyond it. You truly have a choice when it comes to picking moments of solitude in the outdoor spaces or cosying up with your friends and family at the various seating areas. The villa also comes with a lift, making it a family-friendly villa near Mumbai. 

The star attraction at Maharajah House is its food, prepared farm-to-table by our in-house chefs, with the freshest fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, ranging from Indian to Middle Eastern delicacies. You can also participate in cheesemaking with our staff on-site, or get the adrenaline pumping by going river rafting! 

7. Belmonte, Karjat

The tropical environs of Belmonte in Karjat are skillfully balanced by its neutral and earthy tones, its tastefully decorated rooms, and its abundance of indoor plants. The 4-bedroom property comes with 2 balconies where you can sip your morning tea as you appreciate the beauty of the hills, a stone’s throw away from your villa. The private pool and dining room allow you to relax and laze back on your villa getaway from Mumbai, while the powder room, steam room, and two outdoor showers will refresh you before you proceed to take a nap or read a book on the hammock. 

Our in-house chefs will prepare delicious meals during your stay, sprinkled with cups of coffee or glasses of wine in between, making it a perfect choice for groups of friends, families, and even a romantic break. Belmonte is also a pet-friendly villa, so you can bring your furry friends along with you on your weekend getaway. 

8. Villa Beira Mar, Alibaug

Looking for villas by the sea near Mumbai ? look no further than Villa Beira Mar, in Alibaug. Located 95 km (2.5 hours) south of Mumbai, Villa Beira Mar sits right on the shores of Kihim Beach. It spread across an area of 1 acre. The recently refurbished luxury holiday home comes with 5 bedrooms and offers you a signature experience of hospitality in Alibaug. 

Belmonte offers a majestic view of the Arabian Sea from the comfort of your villa. You can slow down on the beach, by the private pool, or at the property’s manicured lawns that come with a gazebo. The villa is bathed in a unique mix of tropical and beige tones. This makes it a perfect choice for a staycation by the beach near Mumbai. 

9. Laterite House, Alibaug 

Designed with a contemporary sensibility, Laterite House in Alibaug is another great option for your summer getaway from Mumbai. The tranquil light of the coast bathes the villa. Laterite House is a 4-bedroom villa, with a large private pool, an elegantly decorated living and dining space. It also comes with an expansive lawn, outdoor lounge for you to unwind with your loved ones. 

Spend your breezy holiday in Alibaug at Laterite House. Sip on refreshing cocktails by the pool, watch the sunset by the beach, and explore the historical sites around town. 

Carefully embraced by nature from all sides, Orchard House is an eclectic mix of nature, comfort, and luxury. Located at a short 20-minute ride away from Mandwa Jetty, Orchard House lies right next to Laterite House. It makes the twin properties ideal for large gatherings. 

10. Orchard House, Alibaug

The two-story villa comes with 4 bedrooms. The property houses a semi-open dining area, outdoor lounges, a private pool, a deck, and even an in-house gym. The team has paid much attention to the architectural design at Orchard House. The villa strikes a perfect balance between the natural and the modern. The team also pays equal attention to food. You can enjoy a delectable array of homestyle food when you’re relaxing on the deck or swimming in the pool. 

During your stay, we guarantee you won’t be bored, but feel free to step out and explore the beaches, temples, and markets in Alibaug to make the most of your getaway!