Thursday, 17 April 2014

Mahabaleshwar: Maharashtra's Honeymoon Destination

Mahabaleshwar, which literally translates as 'God of Great Power' in Sanskrit language, is a hill station that attracts numerous tourists every year. It is also among the most preferred honeymoon destination in Maharashtra for many couples, owing to its serene natural surroundings and vast expanses of beautiful landscapes. Once the summer capital of British officers during the colonial era, this region offers several fascinating spots for couples, where they can spend some quality time with each other. Access to all these points is provided by well-maintained roads. This hill station has an old-world charm to it, other than all the beautiful locations that it has to offer for its tourists. 

Pratapgad Fort Mahabaleshwar
Pratapgad Fort Mahabaleshwar

History of Mahabaleshwar

According to the history of this region, Mahabaleshwar was established by Sir John Malcolm in the nineteenth century as a health resort. It has an elevation of over 1300 meters, and generally has a pleasant climate for most part of the year. From the month of June to September, tourism in this hill station is affected by torrential rains, and tourists are advised not to visit Mahabaleshwar around this time. There are many excellent places in this hill station that are worth visiting, and ideal for the newly-weds. The honeymoon packages in Mahabaleshwar cover either all or most of these places, while the accommodations for couples are arranged in one of the best resorts or hotels in this region. Visits to the fabulous strawberry fields and beautiful Venna Lake are some of the features of honeymoon packages offered by most of the travel companies. Some of these companies also provide exciting discounts on these packages. 

Venna Lake Mahabaleshwar
Venna Lake Mahabaleshwar

How to reach Mahabaleshwar

The international and domestic tourists travelling by air can get to Mahabaleshwar from the airport located in Pune or Mumbai. Those who prefer to travel by train can reach this honeymoon destination in Maharashtra from the railway stations of Satara, Pune, Sangli, or Miraj, using the State Transport buses or private vehicles. People travelling by road can take any of the state-run buses or hire private cabs or cars to reach Mahabaleshwar from the cities nearby. Some hotels or resorts in this region also provide pick-up and drop facilities for their guests.

Friday, 4 April 2014

United-21 Resort, Mahabaleshwar - For Budget Stays

In the midst of crushing workloads and frenetic pace of life in cities, one always wishes to escape into a serene environment abundant with natural surroundings. Despite having the desire to visit an enchanting tourist destination, many individuals are concerned about the overall costs involved in such holiday trips. If they can manage to find a budget resort for their accommodation, more than half of their travel-related problems are taken care of. Most of these resorts provide excellent facilities, while offering considerable reduction in rates. United-21 Resort in Mahabaleshwar is one such resort that has all the latest amenities for its guests, who come from distant places to explore the beautiful attractions of this region. 


This resort is owned and managed by Panoramic Group of Companies, ensuring guests a peaceful stay and reasonably-priced rooms and suites. It overlooks the fabulous mountains of Western Ghats and gives immense pleasure to its guests with all the natural beauty that it has in its surroundings. This Panoramic resort is located far from the noise and crowds, and is close to some of the most majestic places that the guests would have ever seen. Amenities in its rooms include tea-coffee maker, mini bar, comfortable air-conditioning and LCD television. The resort also has a banquet hall and conference room for private functions and corporate events. Guests of United-21 Resort can also enjoy a pleasant room service among all the other benefits.


Families that tour Mahabaleshwar always look for some great facilities for their leisure and recreational activities. For these people, United-21 Resort has various options like Children's Play Park and Swimming Pool. The United-21 Resort Mahabaleshwar tourists book for their stays, also has some valuable services like car rentals and facilities for playing Badminton, Chess and other games. The airport in Pune provides the necessary convenience for both domestic and international tourists in getting to this resort. Those travelling by train can reach this resort from Wathar, which is the railway station closest to Mahabaleshwar. People who prefer to travel by road can take the state transport buses or private vehicles to get to United-21 Resort.