“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir
If you enjoy waking up to the chirping of birds, be surrounded by lush greenery and breathtaking views around in a peaceful and relaxing environment away from the hustle & bustle of city life, well, this place near Mumbai is sure to offer you all of this while providing you a comfortable stay at the property. Read on to find out all about this beautiful place that is perfect for your weekend getaways, staycations and even corporate outings.
What place is this?
Why visit this place?
Attra’s Holiday & Camping Farms is situated in the hilly terrain of Karjat, at the foothill of Matheran. This beautiful property is spread over 10 acres of land adjoining the Morbe Dam on one side and a picturesque valley on the other side. The property has a rustic look and they have preserved the natural surroundings and haven’t really hampered natural environment except at the places where they have built the bungalows.
There are around 400 mango trees and over 50 coconut trees within the property.
For accommodation, there are 3 bungalows with a capacity of 25-35 people. These bungalows are spread at a good distance from each other that ensure you enjoy your private space. Each bungalow has a huge living room, kitchen, 4-5 bedrooms with a bathroom in each of these bedrooms and balcony where you can sit back, relax and enjoy some picturesque views. The place is maintained very well and is clean and the staff is available whenever you need anything and surely is very courteous.
What to eat at Attra’s?
Well, all the bungalows have a functional kitchen where you can cook your meals. If that’s not what you want to do, there is a main kitchen from where you can enjoy some simple, home-cooked Maharashtrain meals. Although you won’t get any fancy food here, but you will surely relish the delicious, home-cooked food that they serve.
What else you can do here?
Well, there are so many things you can do during your stay at Attra’s. There are 2 swimming pools within the property where you can go for a swim. For adventure and sport lovers, Attra’s offers horse riding, a football ground, a cricket turf, badminton, rifle shooting and archery by qualified trainers. If you visit this place during monsoons, you can also go to nearby waterfalls (There are multiple waterfalls in the area). There are also a lot of indoor games that you can play like table tennis, carrom, chess, cards, etc. Campfire and star gazing at night are also equally fun here.
Where else you can go?
Well, if you are really in the mood to explore the area there are multiple places you can visit while you stay at Attra’s. You can plan a trek to the Matheran hill, visit Morbe Dam, Pen Ganpati temple, Rajmachi ghats, Bhivpuri waterfall, Bhimashankar or visit Della Adventures. All these places are in the vicinity.
Overall, it is truly a beautiful place to visit for some relaxing and peaceful time, get away from the busy city life, and rejuvenate yourself. Highly recommend this place and really looking forward to visit this place again soon.
For more details about bookings, pricing, etc, you can visit their website here.
Here are some more pictures from my visit to this picturesque location.