Connecting with nature

The beauty of Maharashtra lies not just in its coast but its ghats as well. Saj by the Lake, a resort in Malshej ghat, gives the guests a chance to connect with nature – by BABITA KRISHNAN

City dwelling and stressed lifestyles are a given in today’s day and age. Saj By The Lake is a boutique resort nestled on the scenic lake of Malshej Ghat and overlooking lake formed by Pimpalgaon Joga Dam that promises a respite from that. This boutique resort nestled on the scenic lake of Malshej Ghat has 15 large rooms with balconies that are selectively divided into lake facing view, mountain view and farm view. With in-room amenities include king size beds, air conditioners, HD Flat screen TVs, tea / coffee makers, in-room dining, WiFi and attached bathrooms, it promises a comfortable stay in a serene environment away from the maddening crowds. The highlight, for Indians, in any holiday is always the food and Saj is no different as one can enjoy local ethnic cuisine served in multi-coloured earthenware. With a pool and kids play area also on offer, you will want for nothing.

Saj by the Lake is an oasis of tranquility and wellbeing that allows you to truly connect with nature and leave behind the stresses of the city. The ideal weekend getaway destination (a 3-hour drive from Mumbai and less from Pune), it Lake transports you to a place where you can take long walks by the lake, hike waterfall dotted mountains in all directions, spot exotic birds across seasons, visit heritage sites and relive a bit of history or find god amongst some transcending temples and sites.

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