Hungover On Festivals Or Need Some Time Off? There’s A SaffronStays Home For Both


New Delhi, November 25, 2021: Diwali over but already gearing up for Christmas Eve? Or recharging your social batteries before you continue with the festivities? No matter what you choose, there’s a SaffronStays home for both types. 

Urja, Lonavala: A gym, a spa room, a wish mountain and a private pool – this home spells magic and relaxation from the word go. This 3-bedroom pet-friendly pool villa is thoughtfully designed with the use of eclectic stones and metals and underlined by stunning architecture. Awarded by Ernst & Young for excellence in luxury housing amenities and entertainment facilities, this home is ideal for families, friends and corporate offsites. If you’re looking for a holiday that uplifts your spirits, make this home your next destination and pamper yourself to soothing massages and stone therapies in the spa room.

Let the party begin on the first level that has a living room, a bedroom along with a private balcony, a gorgeous waterfall, a plunge pool and breathtaking views of the mountains. The second level, termed the penthouse section, includes 1 bedroom with a jacuzzi and an open sky room. Find yourself unwinding with your loved one under a blanket of stars! Enjoy late-night walks, and let your furry pals roll around the lawn area by the wish mountain.

We Recommend A: Festive Detox 

Heritage Waada, Nashik: Ever thought of having a haldi or mehendi celebration at a charming villa that looks like it’s been lifted straight from the movies? (We can imagine a Chhalka Chhalka Re recreation here.) This Wada-style home, located right across Sula Vineyards in Nashik, is a magnanimous 13-bedroom structure. The wooden doors, arched windows and glass lanterns bring you closer to the Maharashtrian culture and add to this pet-friendly villa’s beauty. Ideal for celebrations, think intimate weddings, pre-wedding functions, and cocktails with a twist here. Elderly friendly, this place can accommodate up to 200 people on its large lawns for a day event and 56 for an overnight stay. The minimal interiors, open-to-sky courtyard, indigenous verandah and sprawling lawns will take you back in time. Gorge on authentic homemade Maharashtrian cuisines including lip-smacking Chulivarchi Misal Pav.

With plenty of open spaces to unwind, find your favourite spot and read your favourite book. If you are lucky, you may spot peacocks too.

The sight and sound of children running around, and laughing to their heart’s content – the picture plays right in front of our eyes. Relive the good old days as you play a match of cricket on the lawns or compete with a friendly game of lagori!

We Recommend A: Festive Hangover

The Riverine, Lonavala: Want to plan a Lonavala trip with your friends and family but not sure where to stay? This 5-bedroom pool villa is the perfect place for all your weekend getaway plans. A gazebo in the verandah, an outdoor bar, a double-storeyed living room – there are several cool spaces to hang out.

The villa is equal parts fun and calm. The first floor has a meditation room with books, meditation cushions and a soothing mandala painting. Forget the worries of the world and focus on yourself as you focus on yourself here. One of the bedrooms here has a private balcony that faces the Indrayani river. Experience bliss as you soak in the calming vibes of the place with your morning coffee. With beautiful arched windows, this villa offers the perfect blend of the old and the new.

Play fun pool games, enjoy a relaxing outdoor shower or simply lay back and sip on your favorite cocktail as you take a dip in the private pool. At this villa, you do you!

We Recommend: Festive Hangover 

Casa Delizia, Lonavala: Simply translated as the house of joy, this home transports you from your hectic city life to a fun-filled time with your loved ones. This artistically designed 4-bedroom pool villa near Mumbai and Pune is perfect for an outing for friends who feel like family and family that doubles up as your friend.

With charming interiors, open spaces, alluring sculptures and paintings that have been curated by the homeowner, each room offers you the luxury of a private balcony. Art lovers, get ready to be taken in by the exquisite nature and wildlife paintings in every room. Bid farewell to your worries as you take some time off in the pool and return to sipping on hot, adrak wali chai on the loungers by the pool.

In the chilly evenings, get ready for a bar and barbecue night on the lawns by the pool, and take your party plans to the next level. Challenge your friends and family to indoor games. Unwind in the jacuzzi and enjoy the spellbinding views of the mountains as you soak in the serenity of Lonavala. Feel at home with ghar ka khaana prepared by Dasharath and Bharti, our in-house chefs.

We Recommend Both: Festive Detox

Birla Ayurveda By The Sea, Alibaug: How about a beachside sundowner followed by a relaxing Ayurveda massage? At this 4-bedroom Hacienda-style Spanish estate with a pool, you could do both. Apart from having direct access to Kihim beach, all the rooms in this villa are beach-facing. With a quirky yet lavish appeal, this stunning estate houses a variety of vintage art that accommodates larger-than-life spaces and is exactly what ‘dream holidays’ are made of.

It doesn’t matter whether you love an indoor pool or an outdoor one – the one at this estate works perfectly fine for both kinds. On the lawns by the pool, you can host a sundowner or a cocktail party. The upper floor opens up to a terrace where you can lose yourself to the sight of beautiful stars that fill up the night sky.

We Recommend: Festive Hangover

Aqua Chalet, Murbad: What began with the idea of organic farming is now a home for couples and small families, with lots of activities to choose from. If you and your bae are looking for a secluded getaway this festive season, this 1-bedroom home is the perfect choice. The villa has a private Machan made of pinewood and opens out to the river on one side and a man-made pond on the other. A nature’s retreat on a 3-acre estate, the wooden interiors are designed with lofts that will keep children occupied for hours! The pool here sits right under a neem tree. Have an unforgettable holiday as you relax in it, with the cooling effects of neem leaves that fall from the tree.

The vegetables grown on the farm are used in the preparations of delicious, authentic, local, home-cooked meals crafted for you. Here, every day is a great food day!

We Recommend: Festive Detox

Nature’s Bounty, Nashik: Dreaming of mountain views, lush greens, and an experiential getaway? This villa lying alongside a 2.5-acre organic farm is the perfect choice for a family get-together or a friend’s reunion. Four aesthetically planned bedrooms, a hall, and a sprawling lawn are all on the ground level, which makes this a great festive family getaway. Walk across the estate and pick fresh guavas and mangoes, bite into their deliciousness and relish this unique tree-to-taste experience! There is also an outside kitchen and dining area, where you can enjoy a meal amidst the lush greens and feel the wind in your hair.

The outdoors will beckon you and what they offer, you cannot refuse. Split into teams and play football, volleyball, basketball, or badminton with your gang on the lawn. Enjoy indoor fun with carrom, chess, UNO, dart game, cards, monopoly, and table tennis. If you’re in the mood for nothing in particular, just take a stroll across the farm and the ponds, where you can hang out with the ducks, the rabbits, and the hens.

We Recommend: Festive Detox 

Bloomingdale, Nashik: Want to hit the Ctrl + R button post the festivities? The lush greenery that envelops this 3-bedroom pool villa in Nashik lets you do that. This bright and colorful home is a retreat away from the worries of work and city life. An elderly friendly villa, there’s a small lawn where you will happily capture the various moods of the surrounding views. There is a 100m pathway filled with beautiful flowers – Hibiscus, Roses, Mogra, and many more, which opens up to the pool area. In the gazebo right next to the pool, sit back and have a quiet dinner with your folks.

The living room here has an outdoor deck that overlooks the seasonal river – a perfect place to sip your chai and soak in breathtaking views. Gorge authentic Maharashtrian food like Zunka-Bhakari, Bharli Waangi, Paatode, Sukha Chicken, and Fish Fry among others prepared by our trained team of in-house chefs.

We Recommend: Festive Detox

Acaso, Goa: If the art of slow living makes you happy, then this 4-bedroom boutique homestay in South Goa is for you. Romantically closeted within the tranquility of a Goan agricultural village and the grandeur of its 200+ year history, this pet-friendly homestay in Goa abuts a seasonal lake with the Zuari River flowing just a kilometer away.

The home will make you reminisce passages from our favourite old storybooks. An example of colour burst in heaven, its bedrooms are in various hues with an eye-popping dining area, and the colours of nature. With rustic vibes and cosy interiors, the courtyard here is the perfect spot for the entire family. Make the most of your holiday with the host’s eclectic collection of books and music. The property overlooks the seasonal Mai Tollem lake, which is often teeming with beautiful migratory birds. You could start your day with some yoga under the mango tree, lounge in the hammock on the lawns, spend a night in a tent, play a game of badminton with the family or join in a boisterous game of football with the neighbourhood lads.

Relish home-fresh authentic Goan meals prepared by the professional in-home cook and leave your tum-tum happy.

We Recommend: Festive Detox

Suvarna Sangam, Udupi: Away from the buzz of the city lies Suvarna Sangam, a set of 4 river-facing cottages – Shambhavi, Sharavathi, Netravathi, and Vedavathi. Situated on a 4-acre river island (almost) with the Suvarna River on three sides and flanked by over 550 coconut trees, the cottages can be booked individually and are situated at an average distance of 100 meters from each other, all with a cohesive warm, homely vibe. Enjoy a mix of togetherness and privacy, and have a memorable dining experience on the private deck that offers spectacular views of the backwaters. If you’re lucky, you may come across a fisherman by the river and ask for the catch of the day. Make the most of your stay here by exploring the Suvarna backwaters in the owner’s private speedboat.

We Recommend: Festive Detox

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