I am sure you all would agree with me that every now and again you need to escape from your every day life to break free from the daily rut because if you don’t have some proper downtime you’re going to burnout.
Well to be honest that’s exactly what happened to me and that’s when I decided to hit the road with my girls straight from Mumbai to Lavasa for my #BirthdayGetaway.
For those of you who must be wondering where is Lavasa; let me tell you that this beautiful city is situated at a distance of just 40 miles, or 90 minutes from the heart of Pune.
Lavasa is free India’s first Hill city being developed by HCC. Based on principles of New Urbanism Designed under the concept of Life in Full i.e. ‘Live , Work , Learn and Play’ in harmony with nature.
This beautiful place brings together all the components essential to daily life in a more organized fashion giving it a feel of a contemporary city.
Believe it or not this city is truly magical and transports you into a different world altogether.
It is not just an ideal holiday destination but also an apt wedding destination 🙂
Have a look at all the highlights of my stay at Mercure Lavasa and see it for yourself :
WHERE TO STAY
One of the most beautiful resorts that I have been to in recent times. The resort is located in a scenic valley at Warasgoan, surrounded by mountains. This peaceful getaway destination is easily accessible and positioned 2km from the Lavasa International Convention Centre.
The ambience and the location is beyond amazing, as well as the food. But by far the best part about the hotel is the service they give you, it is truly value for money. It will exceed every expectation you have; from an in – house Ladies Night , a grand spread of the buffet to water sports to a state of the art convention centre; this hill station, so to speak is one such place you surely wouldn’t mind being stranded on.
> From Basic necessities to the most luxurious elements – LAVASA has it all.
As far as the splendour is concerned, I can’t deny that Accor Group had a big part to play in it. Especially the marketing head Khushbu and Mr Sachin the manager on board; they made sure that we have the best rooms with the most spectacular views.
WHERE TO EAT
Celebration | Mecure Lavasa
Considering I was staying at Mercure I loved every bit of the special treatment that was extended to us at their in house restaurant/coffee shop, “Celebrations”. From their à la carte menu to the special features such as themed buffet spread, live cooking counters to lavish breakfast at their al fresco dining area, it was truly worth it!
Quaint Popular Cafes
Much to my surprise I came across some really popular and quaint eateries such as All American Diners, which in my opinion is one of the best places for breakfast. On the other hand we ate at places like Chor Bizarre that served typical mughlai cusine and a quaint bakery called Granma’s Homemade patisserie; which is a must visit for those with a sweet tooth.
WHERE TO CELEBRATE
Lavasa International Convention Centre
This convention centre is one of the largest convention centre in India and by far the only one with such a spectacular view.
LICC is a unique conference venue Surrounded by rolling parklands and the lake. Trust me once you’re here you feel as though you have been transported to another world – even though it’s only 90 minutes away from the city of Pune.
Business events – Cocktail Parties – Conference
At LICC, a special occasion for your business won’t be like any other convention, exhibition, business event, business/corporate meetings or corporate cocktails. They make sure the space is more than just a venue to gather business professionals, giving them a break in a more natural setting.
Last but not the least for all you people out there who are looking for the perfect destination for your wedding; LICC is the place to be!
You can have the dream wedding you’ve always wanted right here at LICC, Lavasa, giving you a treasure trove of memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Dreams do come true at Lavasa 🙂
Contact – LICC
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