Mumbai, the city of dreams, is so much more than what’s enclosed within it. There are a myriad of exciting things you can do outside its boundaries, to catch a quick break and enjoy a fun one day getaway. From visiting historical marvels to taking an adventurous road trip, there’s something for everyone.
Here’s looking at the best one-day getaway options from Mumbai:
Located 106 km southeast of Mumbai, Lonavla tops every list of one-day getaways from the Maharashtrian capital. Surrounded by picturesque waterfalls, dense greenery and lakes, a visit to Lonavla is bound to be an alluring experience. It is the ideal way to spend a soulful weekend relaxing and rejuvenating in the lap of Mother Nature. Not to mention, it is a truly wonderful drive coupled with the chance to stop at Khandala and Rajmachi enroute.
With an abundance of sea, sun and history, Alibaug is a front-runner in our choice of getaways. Situated in Raigad district just 30 km south of Mumbai, Alibaug boasts of expansive stretches of clean beach, gentle sea and historical marvels such as the Kolaba fort. Soak in some western sun and sip on tender coconuts to keep yourselves hydrated as you enjoy a stress-free break from the busy streets of Mumbai.
Lush greenery, unfiltered environment and a restful vibe give Matheran an unmatched spot in our list of one-day getaways. Being one of the oldest hill stations in the vicinity, Matheran stands high at an altitude of 2516 feet above sea level. To add to your unique holiday experience, make sure to hop on the Neral-Matheran toy train – bound to give you memories that’ll last a lifetime.
The thought of a vacation in India is incomplete without mentioning Goa. A round trip from Mumbai to Goa may require more than a weekend but the scenic drive itself will make your journey worthwhile. Steal an additional day to spare, and enjoy a weekend staycation at The LaLiT Golf & Spa Resort Goa. It is located on the Raja Baga beach in Canacona, nestled in the midst of the Sahyadri mountain range. With awe-inspiring Baroque-Portuguese style architecture and an exquisite view of the Arabian Sea, this luxury hotel in Goa is solid enough a reason to keep coming back for more. To add a cherry on the cake, you can enjoy an exclusive 20% off on suites, rooms, spa and F&B if you book your stay from 1st – 31st March.
Undoubtedly, one of the best things about Mumbai is that it offers endless opportunities for any kind of traveller. On one hand you have the hustle-bustle of fast paced city life, and on the other hand is the option to explore new places just hours within your reach. From iconic restaurants in Mumbai to exciting pit stops along the way, make sure your next visit to the city includes a fun getaway.