10 Amazing Wedding Destinations Near Mumbai (No, Not Goa!)
Sharon AlphonsoLifestyle and Beauty Writer, POPxo
A destination wedding venue around Mumbai? It’s indeed possible! Within 2-4 hours, you and your guests can now escape the busy city and drive off to a nearby patch of heaven. Believe it or not, but here are 10 amazing wedding destination venues around Mumbai that will take your breath away. Get bookin’ already!
Madh Island is a perfect place to escape the hustle bustle of the city. If you’re planning to have a wedding that’s close to the beach and surrounded with lush mangroves, then this is a perfect choice. One of the popular wedding venues here isThe Retreat Hotel. Located at the heart of Madh Island, this hotel is spacious and has a beautiful lagoon themed pool! Since it’s very much in Mumbai, your guests won’t have to travel too far. In addition, it’s bound to rejuvenate your guests like any other nice vacay would.
You can either drive to this coastal town or catch a ferry from the Gateway of India. It’s located about 120 km from South Bombay and is perfect for a destination wedding. The Radisson Resort at Alibaug is one of the best! You can choose between an indoor and outdoor space for the ceremony. While your guests relax and stay at the resort, they can also hit the pool, work out at the gym or simply enjoy reading a good book at the library. This place is where memories are made!
A trip from Mumbai to Pune is a short and pleasurable one. Pune has a lot to offer and the city is always always high on energy.Fort Jadhavgadhis a fabulous wedding venue. Just 22 km from Pune, it is a fort that has been converted into a luxury hotel. It has a swimming pool, a spa, rooms, and a banquet. What more could one ask for, right? It’s bound to delight your guests and family too.
Head to Panvel city for an exotic wedding experience. We heard Elysium Estates farmhouse is pretty amazing. It’s a property sprawling over 6 acres, with a large lawn that’s perfect for wedding ceremonies. It has pool houses, sky lit passages, water sports and everything a bride would want to have on her wedding day. If you’ve got your eyes on this venue, you’re bound to make and take home some happy memories.
Whenever you visit Nashik, Sula Vineyards is where your heart will stay forever. Sip on wine and celebrate your marriage in style. You not only get the beautiful vineyards as a natural backdrop, but the dreamy ambience will also make each memory worthwhile. Did we mention that the rooms and swimming pool here are to die for?! Perfect for popping the bubbly with the love of your life.
Ask any Mumbaikar and they’ll tell you what a wonderful place Lonavala is. It’s a perfect getaway and it’s home to some luxury resorts as well. The Fariyas Resort is one of them! The hotel is a beautiful piece of architecture and is surrounded by mother nature. The facilities are wonderful and this is the perfect place to be if you want to get away from the ever-busy city of Mumbai.
Apart from Panchgani being the land of fresh strawberries, it makes it to this list because it’s a wonderful place. The Blue Country Resort is a hotel worth considering for celebrating your wedding. It’s open for personal customization and can easily accommodate 800-1000 guests. From the gigantic lawn to the beautifully shaped pool, everything here is flawless. Worth every penny if you ask us.
A little ahead of Lonavala lies the beautiful Aamby Valley. The artificial lakes and lush green meadows are absolutely breathtaking. For a grand wedding you can check out the E.A.S.T Deck. If you want to experience a tribal ambience at your wedding, Chinook Tak is a good option. If you just want a ground where you can admire Aamby Valley’s scenic beauty, then The Supreme is where you should plan your big fat wedding.
Whoever said marriages are made heaven must have clearly not visited Silvassa. Drive an hour or two away from Mumbai and you reach this magical destination. Check into Treat Resortand you’re bound to experience luxury firsthand. Known for its warm hospitality, this resort is bound to make your wedding experience richer. Exquisite lawns, poolside area and even a mini water park! You’ve got to see this beauty to believe it.
Want to give your guests an experience they’ll treasure for a lifetime? Drive them down to Lavasa! This place is beautiful and the best part is that isn’t very far from Mumbai. Ekaant The Retreat is bound to welcome you with open arms. It’s situated on top of a hill and there are about 20 deluxe rooms with all basic amenities available. Your guests will be in for a treat!