Sprawled over a large area of 25,000 acres, Lavasa is a recently built planned city near Pune in Maharashtra. Its spectacular landscape and hilltop location draw peace seekers here. Moreover, numerous adventure activities like trekking, mountain climbing, water sports and hiking along mountain ranges are the major attractions in the city. Owing to its planned outlook, modern infrastructure, soothing environment and many sightseeing locations, it has recently emerged as a perfect escapade from the humdrum of metropolis. The place is flocked by thousands of tourists round the year, and hence a range of accommodation options, from premium, budget to cheap hotels in Lavasa can be easily found.
Approximately a 90-minute drive from Pune city, Mercure Lavasa is located close to the world-class convention hub, Lavasa International Convention Centre. Guests can feel at home in any one of the 130 well-appointed rooms provided with all the necessary amenities. These air-conditioned guestrooms at Mercure Lavasa are available in two categories, namely Twin and Double. Flat-screen LCD television, mini-bar, tea/coffee maker, electronic safe, Wi-Fi, and iron and ironing board are the major in-room amenities. En suite bathroom comes with bathtubs, showers and signature toiletries.
Mercure Lavasa houses a multi-cuisine restaurant that offers a gamut of local and international gastronomic delights in various ways. From grab it lunch boxes to quick lunch and themed buffet, eating options are many here. Enticing cocktails and smooth wines are available at the lounge bar, located at the lobby level. Other conveniences offered here include laundry service and doctor on call.
Temghar Dam is one of the most visited attractions in the region and the major source of water supply to Pune. Travellers can view this astonishing site where water flows with a great speed continuously. Also, capture the waterfall it forms that spellbound onlookers. Dominated by mountain peaks, this place is perfect for spending quality time to relax and rejuvenate body, mind and soul. Visitors can also click photos of the pristine green valley visible from here.
There is a vast array of value for money and luxury hotels in Lavasa that can be found near this attraction. To experience more reinvigoration, tourists can indulge in ayurvedic massages, yoga classes as well as other healing activities at these hotels. Visitors coming to this city can also enjoy boating, volleyball and jet skiing, arranged by the hotels on demand.
How to Reach
Pune Airport about 65 km away is the nearest airport to the city, which is accessible by bus, taxi, car or any other public transport. You can easily get frequent domestic flights to this airport. In order to provide utmost convenience, the airport is well equipped with all modern amenities.
Being Lonavala Railway Station around 29 km, travellers can also reach Lavasa by rail. From here can be hired a taxi or tourists may also board a bus. Trains are frequent to various cities and states from here. The city has its own bus stand from where travellers can take any bus. To reach Lavasa by car is also easy as the national and state highways are well maintained.
Seeing its increasing popularity as a weekend getaway and prompt transport connectivity, there has sprung up many contemporary hotels in Lavasa that cater to diverse needs of tourists.
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