A Weekend Retreat at Lavasa

Lavasa is a beautifully planned and self sustaining luxury city situated on the Western Ghats of Pune. Its location adds value and caters to the requirements, needs and even luxuries of the visitors it receives. The young at heart and those who thrive on adventure sports are drawn to this magnetic place. Getting to Lavasa though is fairly easy if you rent a cab in Pune.

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Lavasa has a dam which makes it unique for a range of water-sport activities that are on offer. Lots of tourists come to this place for trekking, mountaineering and camping. Many love the place for its water-sports activities it has to offer in the Warasgaon Lake. Since this is situated on the banks of the lake there are plenty of exciting things to so such as Personal Water Crafts (Jetski), pedal boating, luxury cruise experiences and Kayaking in Lavasa.

Lavasa also has many Ayurvedic spas famous for the relaxation and rejuvenation they generate. Being located amid the Western Ghats gives Lavasa an enviable climate and nature does its best by pffering in with some of the most stunning views. It is no wonder that Lavasa makes an ideal spot for a weekend getaways.

Just 40 km away is Temghar Dam on Pune’s River Mutha. This spot has mesmerizing views and is a spot you would be unlucky to miss. The Xthrill Adventure Academy in Lavasa is one-of-its-kind to visit with loved ones, friends, and family offering extreme sports with high safety standards. Activities like team building games, treasure hunt, raft building and paint ball make it a hub for corporate training programmes. Backpacking, camping, rappelling, rock climbing, valley crossing, waterfall rappelling and rock climbing are some of the many activities on offer. They help in decision making, team-skills and a lot more. The Cave Waterfall Trek, Cycling, Archery, Rifle Shooting, ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) and hiking are also very popular among the young and old alike.

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Many youngsters, men, women and the gutsy ageing learn to play golf at the Indoor Golf Recreational and Learning Centre with its golf and putting courses. Bamboosa, a local initiative in Lavasa employs local craftsmen to make bamboo products that are a rage in home decoration.

Such is the beauty of the place and with so many sports to indulge in – perhaps a weekend getaway is insufficient. Even the activity is so stream-lined with large service providers like savaari.com pitching in, that all it takes is a phone call or online booking. Pune to Lavasa cabs will pick you at your door-step and offer you a choice of vehicles to travel in at very competitive prices. Discounts and offers are very rewarding when coupled with the fact that you can safely relax in an AC environment and watch the stunning scenery knowing that the billing is transparent and you get to customize, compare and then pay the best price always!

Why wait? The weather is always good at Lavasa and the range of exciting and thrilling activities so fulfilling that you may probably not want to return at all!

5 thoughts on “A Weekend Retreat at Lavasa”

  1. I never realized that there is so much to do in Lavasa. It is good to know that it observes very high safety standards. It would be fun to try archery and rifle shooting in Lavasa.


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