Category: Resort

Jal Srushti Island Resort

May 9, 2015 3 min to read

Jal Srushti Island Resort

Category : Resort

Each summer in Bombay feels more wretched and scorching than the previous one, doesn’t it ? “Is baar garmi bahut zyada hai” is the common refrain on everyone’s lips in Bombay nowadays. The neverending spells of rain in monsoon seem so alluring right now! But they are still atleast 2 months away … While we don’t have a sol...

Ark Wellness Retreat

June 17, 2014 5 min to read

Ark Wellness Retreat

Category : Mumbai Monsoons, Resort

Monsoon is here AGAIN ! Like most Bombayites, we were also waiting anxiously for monsoons rains to start – as this has been a long and hot summer. While Bombay takes a turn for the worse once the downpour starts – as roads gets taken over by potholes, traffic slows to a crawl, trains run late and autorickshaws play truant ...

Mango Beach House, Kihim

February 10, 2014 3 min to read

Mango Beach House, Kihim

Category : Resort

With 3 weddings in the second half of 2013, we hadn’t been able to take a travel break since Fratelli ! So when a small cause for celebration came up last week, we decided to splurge on ourselves a bit and drove down to Mango Beach House in Kihim (Alibaug) this weekend. Mango Beach House (http://www.mangobeachhouse.com) is a very c...

Fratellli Winery

September 11, 2013 8 min to read

Fratellli Winery

Category : Driving, Resort

As with the Indian wine market, Sula Vineyard near Nasik has the top-of-the-mind recall for winery visits if you are from Bombay. In fact, quite a few people struggle to name Indian wine labels apart from Sula, given how ubiquitous it has become. However, there are smaller, newer winemakers who think they can do a better job than Sul...

February 18, 2010 3 min to read

Native Place resort

Category : Resort

Among the many hidden retreats tucked away in the hills surrounding Bombay, the Native Place resort is probably the most serene and relaxing I have visited yet. It is situated on the banks of Vadivali lake in Uksan village, one of the countless dam-lakes in the Sahyadris. It is somewhat similar to Bhandardara, but on a smaller scal...

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