Thursday, 25 December 2014

Celebrate a wonderful Christmas season in Mahabaleshwar

Many of the leisure tourists and honeymooners long for a holiday in Mahabaleshwar, as this hill station has plenty of vantage points and other marvellous attractions in store for them. They always look for reasons to visit this enchanting region. Christmas is one of those festivals, when most of the establishments remain closed in India, and kids enjoy a week-long vacation. This would be one of the greatest opportunities for them to enjoy a holiday in Mahabaleshwar.

Christmas generally begins with a midnight mass, and it is followed by a warm exchange of wishes. People prepare some mouth-watering delicacies to celebrate this festive season along with their family members, close relatives, and friends. After the day of Christmas, some of them like to plan a short vacation in one of the popular travel destinations.

If you are looking for such a location to enjoy your Christmas vacation, Mahabaleshwar would be one of the best choices. An accommodation in United-21Resort,Mahabaleshwar can not only enable you to have a pleasant stay, but would also give you and your family the chance to enjoy some delicious treats at its multi-cuisine restaurant. So, make a trip to this beautiful hill station and celebrate your Christmas with us.

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Visit Mahabaleshwar to enjoy some scenic natural surroundings

Mahabaleshwar- Hill Station

Located in the Satara district of the Indian state, Maharashtra, Mahabaleshwar is a fascinating hill station that draws plenty of leisure travellers and honeymooners every year. During the colonial era, it served as the summer capital of Bombay, and was frequented by many of the British officers. Among the exciting features of this famous destination is its climate, which remains pleasant for most parts of the year.

There are several attractions that tourists can explore while holidaying in Mahabaleshwar. An accommodation in any of the popular resorts in Mahabaleshwar would given them greater convenience in visiting all these places. One of the major tourist attractions of this hill station is Venna Lake. It is surrounded by vegetation on all sides and is an excellent spot for couples to spend some wonderful moments together. Besides the lake, there are many vantage points like Arthur's Seat, Kate's Point, and Wilson Point, from where, tourists can enjoy panoramic views of Mahabaleshwar's scenic surroundings.

Air travellers can get to this hill station conveniently from Pune International Airport. The railway station in Satara provides easy access to Mahabaleshwar for people travelling by trains. State-run buses from the neighbouring cities can be of great convenience for people who prefer road transport to reach Mahabaleshwar.

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Strawberry farms in Mahabaleshwar delight tourists

Strawberry in Mahabaleshwar

People who have visited Mahabaleshwar, a hill station located in the Satara district of Maharashtra state, are all praise for its vast expanses of natural beauty. There are many things in this region, which tourists can savour while spending their vacation in the hill station. Among the most interesting of them are the strawberry farms, which travellers would come across while heading to the nearby Panchgani.

Although Mahabaleshwar is widely popular as a health resort and an ideal for honeymooners, not many people are aware that it produces the largest number of strawberries in the country. There are more than a thousand farmers in this region who are engaged in the cultivation of this fruit. Most of them are exported to France, Australia, Belgium, and many other countries of the world. Every year, day trips are arranged to some of these farms for tourists in a suitable season. These trips give them the opportunity to pluck strawberries with their own hands and eat them fresh.

Strawberry farms in Mahabaleshwar
 Tourists visiting these farms would also get a chance to purchase some great products made from strawberries, such as, jams, sauces, and chocolates. Popular resorts in Mahabaleshwar not only provide world-class stays, but also offer tourists greater convenience in visiting the strawberry farms.

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Mount Malcolm in Mahabaleshwar is truly worth visiting

Mahabaleshwar, a beautiful hill station in Satara district of the Indian state, Maharashtra, welcomes numerous tourists every year to its serene natural surroundings. Besides the misty mountains and breathtaking valleys, there are many things in store for travellers who have set out to explore this region. Among the interesting heritage structures found in this places is a magnificent mansion called Mount Malcolm.
Mount Malcolm in Mahabaleshwar

Sir John Malcolm was among the well-respected governors, who served the British government in India during the nineteenth century. He was greatly impressed by the scenic beauty of Mahabaleshwar during his visit to this hill station in the year 1828. While serving as the British Governor of Bombay, he stayed in a grand mansion that was constructed in 1829 as his residence. Years later, this mansion was named 'Mount Malcolm' in his memory. Even today, the visitors to this historic structure get amazed by its marvellous architecture.

It has an entrance that looks spectacular with its iron railings. Tourists who wish to experience some moments of serenity and know more about the region's history can visit this grand structure from the colonial era. A stay in any of the resorts in Mahabaleshwar would make it very convenient for them in getting to this place.

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Few Methods to Zero In on a Hill Resort for your Holidays

Earlier choosing an accommodation for your trip wasn’t as easy as it is today. With the increasing usage of Internet service as a medium of search, people get to know everything about anything. Selecting the properties through internet with various details happens to be very effortless for most of us by now. A person with a minimum exposure to the internet and social media can easily dive into online world and obtain the required facts in a couple of minutes at the comfort of their own home or place of work.

A lot of people have their own particular demands with respect to the location of the hotel/resorts, amenities provided and also the types of rooms/suites available over there. Even the kinds of food items offered are aspects of choosing an accommodation as well. Nowadays you are also provided with exclusive offers coupling your stay with sightseeing options. You may also check with your pals who have already been to such vacation spots you are looking forward to.

Access of primary amenities, considerable Mahabaleshwar multi-cuisine dining and a world class room service sums up everything people opt for brands over less familiar venues. With United-21 Resort in Mahabaleshwar, we can confidently state you will be having a memorable vacation.

United-21 Resort, Mahabaleshwar

Thursday, 16 October 2014

The different aspects of Mahabaleshwar

There is something special about Mahabaleshwar, which attracts lots of leisure travellers and honeymooners to its beautiful and serene environs. People who arrive at this majestic hill station in the Indian state, Maharashtra, have much to explore other than its natural beauty. A trip to the local market is quite an experience, especially for the kids; with places that offer lots of fun and enjoyment, such as, ice cream parlours.

Milk Shakes aka Strawberry with Cream at Bagicha

Strawberries can be found in abundance during their season, when sellers bring in fresh stock of the fruit along with other delights like gooseberries, raspberries and mulberries. Refreshing fruit drinks are also available at certain places during winters and summers. Those who like to shop can buy gift items, clothes and other items from local bazaars. A stay in any of the popular resorts in Mahabaleshwar would offer them great convenience in visiting these markets and in getting to all the popular attractions.

Festivals and religious events are celebrated in Mahabaleshwar every year with great zest by its locals. One would witness great festivities in the hill station during Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi. A grand event that no tourist of Mahabaleshwar would like to miss is the Strawberry Festival celebrated in the month of March.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

A quick snapshot of Mahabaleshwar for tourists


With an elevation of more than 1,300 metres above sea level, Mahabaleshwar offers a truly pleasant atmosphere and scenic beauty to its visitors. Once a sleepy terrain, it became extremely popular after the British discovered its potential as a summer destination, and developed this region as a hill resort. Their influence can still be felt at certain places with the presence of heritage buildings dating back to the colonial era.

Air travellers can get to this hill station from Pune Airport with the help of buses, taxis or private vehicles. This airport is located at a distance of about 120 kilometres from Mahabaleshwar. Wather is the nearest railway station, but tourists travelling by trains prefer to alight at Pune Railway Station, as it enjoys better connectivity to the hill station. Excellent bus services are available from neighbouring cities like Nashik, Pune, and Sangli, which makes it convenient for road travellers to reach Mahabaleshwar. 

Mahabalesahwar, Panchagani

Proximity to most of the tourist spots is one of the major factors that travellers consider before booking an accommodation in Mahabaleshwar for their vacation. The resorts and hotels in this hill station are not only well-equipped with all the modern facilities, but also have some additional amenities to make staying in them a memorable experience.

Wai: A serene and beautiful town near Mahabaleshwar

Wai Village, Satara
While travelling from Pune to Mahabaleshwar, travellers often tend to miss out a town with immense natural beauty, called Wai. It was a sleepy little village a long time back, but today it is one of the major towns in the Indian state, Maharashtra. Many Indian films have been shot at the famous places of this region, including the Ganpati Ghat. This town is also home to many Hindu temples, most famous among them being the Dholya Ganpati Temple.

Kashi Vishweshwar Mandir, Wai

Besides the picturesque surroundings, there are some interesting places in Wai that tourists would like to visit while exploring this region. One of them is Govardhan Sanstha, an organization that has provided shelter to many cows for more than hundred years. An old temple of Lord Shiva called Kashi Vishweshwar Mandir in this town is also worth visiting. Tourists can also visit the Dhom Dam on Krishna River, from where, they can enjoy some marvellous views.

Tourists visiting Mahabaleshwar are always on the lookout for a pleasant accommodation. The resorts in Mahabaleshwar not only provide memorable stays in their elegant rooms, but also give their guests the opportunity to make a trip to Wai. They can also visit other interesting places around Mahabaleshwar during their stay in these resorts.

Friday, 5 September 2014

Things to do in raining beauty of Mahabaleshwar


A 'top-of-the-world' feeling is the best way to explain 'Mahabaleshwar'. If you are someone whose holiday or honeymoon preference is a hill station which is different and new every time visited, then Mahabaleshwar is the place to be. It is located in between Mumbai and Panchgani road, going towards Bangalore and is very near from Mumbai and Pune, an ideal weekend getaway for the people here.

The tranquil surroundings of this place completely dissolves you in the serene views with all green ambiance. The hill station has a historical significance and served as a perfect getaway for British ministers in the British Raj. There are many tourist attractions in Mahabaleshwar like temples, forts, lakes, etc. and many more.

Mahabaleshwar offers misty cascading waterfalls, picturesque sights, nature trails, trekking abundance and famous for its distinct flora and fauna. Strawberries and honey are famous food items here that come directly from nature and even you can pick up your own berries from the organic farms here.

Fun-filled things to do here:

Pratapgarh Fort

1. Pratapgarh Fort:

When the Pratapgad battle was won Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj reclaimed Mahabaleshwar and built Pratapgarh Fort to guard the adjoining Par pass and strategically keep away from enemies. The fort is located some 22 kms away from the Mahabaleshwar city and will amaze you with its fascinating architecture.
Venna Lake

2. Venna Lake:

It is one of the biggest natural lakes in Mahabaleshwar for attracting many visitors to do boating on its calm and peaceful waters. 

Lingamala waterfalls

3. Lingamala waterfalls:

The Lingmala waterfall sliding down like silver streaks in the valley of Venna is a pleasant sight during monsoons.

Lord Mahabaleshwar Temple

4. Lord Mahabaleshwar Temple:

Located in old Mahabaleshwar site around 6 kms from the main market area, This divine temple welcomes many tourists around the year. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and believed to have originated five including rivers Koyana, Krishna, Gayatri, Venna and Savitri.

During the monsoon season, you can see a lot of rush here so booking in advance would be the solution to avoid getting stranded. We call you in the arms of nature at our United-21 Resort in Mahabaleshwar nestles comfortably in the serene and misty hill-station of Mahabaleshwar. The resort offers mouth-dropping scenic views, comfortable boarding facilities, lip-smacking dishes, business facilities and other recreational services.

Saturday, 30 August 2014

The enchanting beauty of Tapola near Mahabaleshwar

View of Mahabaleshwar Hills
Mahabaleshwar has become one of the popular hill stations in the Indian state, Maharashtra, but there are some beautiful spots around it that are yet to be explored by many tourists. Among these places is Tapola, a village located at a distance of about 25 kilometres from Mahabaleshwar. It is fondly called 'Mini Kashmir', owing to its rustic charm and fascinating views of Koyna and Solshi rivers as well as the Shivsagar Dam. A holiday in Mahabaleshwar offers many individuals and honeymooning couples the chance to make a trip to Tapola. The journey of about an hour and a half from Mahabaleshwar to this charming village is a memorable experience for many.

Shivsagar Lake
The main attraction of Tapola is Shivsagar Lake, a reservoir of Koyna Dam that stretches to about 90 kilometres. Water-scooter rides, swimming, boating and Kayaking can be enjoyed on this lake. A wonderful Mahabaleshwar climate during the months of August to November makes the trip to Kas Pathar truly exciting. This fantastic biosphere transforms into a bed of Kas flowers around this time of the year. People who go for sightseeing around Tapola can witness fabulous strawberry farms and Gerberra nurseries. They would also be delighted to visit Bamnoli village located on the shores of Shivsagar Lake towards the end of Kas plateau.

Vasota Fort
Adventure lovers can enjoy an exhilarating trek to Vasota Fort, which is located within Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary. Tapola also acts as a base camp for the trekkers, as they can embark on some of the most exciting trekking expeditions from this village. Accommodation in any of the popular resorts in Mahabaleshwar would provide great convenience for tourists in visiting Tapola. The excellent facilities provided in these resorts make their stays truly pleasant. Intercom, mini bar and kids' play area are among the many things that guests can enjoy in these resorts.