Best Places in Maharashtra for Honeymoon and Romantic Getaways

Places in Maharashtra for Honeymoon

The tradition of the honeymooners has shifted from travelling to mainstream destinations to exotic, unexplored places. There are several quirky places in Maharashtra for honeymoon and romantic getaways. Besides the very popular Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani and Pune, there are several hidden gems in the state like Rajmachi, Aamby Valley, Nashik etc which cater to the nature seekers. Tucked away from the chaos of the city, these mesmerising gorgeous places in Maharashtra for honeymoon are dearly loved by couples seeking solitude and peace to spend quality time together. Besides, some of these places also have adventure activities, nature trails and treks to enliven up your honeymoon experience. So leave the chaos and energy of the wedding behind and look forward to making some amazing memories.


Here is the list of 23 Best Places in Maharashtra for Honeymoon and Romantic Getaways

1. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra - The land of Strawberries


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Known For : Elephant's Head point | Chinaman's falls | Dhobi waterfall

Often known as the 'Queen of Hills', Mahabaleshwar is a sought after honeymoon place in Maharashtra for romantic couples owing to its cosy weather, charming views, enticing valleys and mesmerising setting. The quaint hill town is also popular for its abundant strawberry plantations and also hosts a large scale strawberry festival annually.

Best Time : October to June

Read More 31 Mahabaleshwar Attractions

2. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway


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Known For : Tiger's Leap | Bushi Dam | Lonavala Lake

Lonavala is considered THE hill station for honeymoon place in Maharashtra for much-in-love couples. The town boasts of resplendent scenery and a perfect weather in addition to the several forts, monuments, waterfalls, hills and mountains for recreation and sightseeing.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 43 Lonavala Attractions

3. Panchgani, Maharashtra - The Table Land


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Known For : Kaas Plateau | Table Land | Mahabaleshwar

Deriving its name from the five hills surrounding it, Panchgani is a popular hill station near Mahabaleshwar, famous for its various sunset/sunrise points and scenic valley view. It is a popular honeymoon place in Maharashtra for romantic couples owing to its picturesque valleys and beautiful vantage points.

Best Time : September to May

Read More 13 Panchgani Attractions

4. Khandala, Maharashtra - Misty Mountains


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Known For : Rajmachi Fort | Visapur Fort | Bedsa caves

Perched on the foothills of Sahyadri, Khandala is an ideal honeymoon place in Maharashtra for the young couples, newly weds and honeymooners, with its scenic valleys, grassy hills, serene lakes and misty waterfalls.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 22 Khandala Attractions

5. Matheran, Maharashtra - Cutest little hill-station of India


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Known For : Louisa point | Panorama Point | Charlotte lake

Nestled amidst the Sahyadri range on the Western Ghats, Matheran is a cosy little hill station that stands at an elevation of 2600 feet above sea level, and is just 100 kilometres away from Mumbai, making it the perfect honeymoon place in Maharashtra. Matheran is the smallest hill station in all of India, but it is extremely popular among couples looking for a short trip amid spectacular vistas and serenity.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 30 Matheran Attractions

6. Karjat, Maharashtra


Known For : Kondana Caves | Peth Fort | Trekking in Karjat

Karjat, a quaint little village is the last station of Thane district in Maharashtra. The many adventure activities in Karjat make it an ideal honeymoon place in Maharashtra for couples who enjoy trekking, hiking and other adventure activities.

Best Time : June to September

Read More 9 Karjat Attractions


7. Alibag, Maharashtra - Coconut groves and Sandy Beaches


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Known For : Water Sports in Alibaug | Kolaba Fort | Alibaug Beach

Steeped in colonial history, Alibaug is a quaint little town located about 110 kilometres from Mumbai, and is replete with sandy beaches, clean unpolluted air and plenty of forts and temples, ensuring that despite being a small town, you never run out of activities to do. This honeymoon place in Maharashtra is mostly crowded by young couples as it is relatively less crowded than the other beaches in Maharashtra.

Best Time : November to March

Read More 24 Alibag Attractions

8. Kamshet, Maharashtra - Fly with the wind


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Known For : Paragliding | Shinde Wadi hills | Pawna Lake

Kamshet is a picturesque hill station in Western Ghats, renowned for paragliding and flying schools. Surrounded by the Western Ghats, this place is regularly featured in the top 10 must-visit honeymoon places in Maharashtra for adventurous couples and for young couples looking for an escape from the city life.

Best Time : October to June

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Read More 7 Kamshet Attractions

9. Kolad, Maharashtra - Maharashtra's Home for White Water Rafting


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Known For : Kolad River Rafting | Tamhini Ghat Waterfalls | Bhira Dam

Known for its cascading waterfalls, green meadows and picturesque backdrop of Sahyadris, Kolad is gaining traction as an adventure sports destination with provisions for rafting, rappelling, kayaking etc. So not only is it a favourite nest for the lovebirds, it is also visited by couples looking for adventure.

Best Time : June to March

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Read More 11 Kolad Attractions

10. Igatpuri, Maharashtra


Known For : Bhatsa River Valley | Camel Valley | Tringalwadi Fort

Igatpuri is blessed with picturesque beauty and is a heaven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. It also has some of the highest peaks of the Sahyadri range. Igatpuri is a common favourite honeymoon place in Maharashtra among couples looking for a natural retreat or to spend some quiet quality time amidst bounteous nature.

Best Time : July to September

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Read More 9 Igatpuri Attractions

11. Ratanwadi, Maharashtra


Known For : Trekking in Ratanwadi | Ratangad Fort Trek | Amruteshwar Temple

Ratanwadi is a village near Bhandardara of the Kalsubai peak in Maharashtra. The rustic town is not only popular among the trekkers and adventure enthusiasts but also among honeymooners owing to the rich environs and pleasant climate.

Best Time : September to May

Read More 3 Ratanwadi Attractions

12. Murud Janjira, Maharashtra - Of beaches and forts


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Known For : Murud Janjira Fort | Murud Beach | Garambi Falls

Murud is known for its widespread sandy beaches adorned with majestic forts and outlined by palms and coconut trees, creating a perfect holiday scenery. It is a perfect honeymoon place in Maharashtra for young couples and newlyweds who are looking for peace and tranquillity to spend some quality time together.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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Read More 7 Murud Janjira Attractions


13. Bhandardara, Maharashtra


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Known For : Umbrella Falls | Wilson Dam | Kalsubai Peak

Bhandardara, a hill station nestled in the Sahyadri ranges of Maharashtra, has all the nature's blessings a place can get. The lush greenery, the humble waterfalls and high mountains make for the perfect romantic setting which is adored by all couples and honeymooners.

Best Time : June to March

Read More 7 Bhandardara Attractions

14. Nashik, Maharashtra - Of Wines and Vineyards


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Known For : Panchvati | Sula Vineyard | Dudhsagar falls, Nasik

Nasik is a religious Hindu city, host to the Kumbh Mela every 12 years. Apart from its temples, Nashik also has forts, waterfalls and vineyards to look out for. With multiple vineyards present in Nashik, the most popular being Sula, and the wine-tourism industry is mushrooming here, Nashik is slowly turning from a religious hotspot to one of the most romantic honeymoon places in Maharashtra.

Best Time : July to March

Read More 38 Nasik Attractions

15. Lavasa, Maharashtra - India's first planned hill city


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Known For : Sightseeing in Lavasa | Lakeside Promenade | Bamboosa

Known as India's newest hill station, the Lavasa Corporation is constructing this private city. The city is a beautiful project, stylistically based on the Italian town Portofino. The gorgeous setting, pleasant atmosphere and ultra beautiful environs make this place one of the most romantic and favourite among couples.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 5 Lavasa Attractions

16. Aamby Valley, Lonavala


Aamby Valley is a beautiful township about 24 kilometres from Lonavala, in the district of Pune in Maharashtra, India. The 10,000-acre hilly terrain that the township now occupies has been converted into a splendid landscape through designs that are best suited for the environment and are especially popular among young couples and honeymooners.

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17. Pune, Maharashtra - Oxford of the East


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Known For : Shaniwar Wada | Aga Khan Palace | Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple

There is a lot more to Pune than just its youthful vigour. Behind the modern façade of Pune lies the its beautiful hills and valleys, the ultra gorgeous environment and lovely climate. It is one of the most sought after romantic honeymoon places in Maharashtra.

Best Time : July to March

Read More 78 Pune Attractions

18. Lonar, Maharashtra - Land of the Crater


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Known For : Lonar crater lake | Gomukh Temple | Daitya Sudhan Temple

Along with being famous for a crater that was formed over 50,000 years ago due to the collision of a meteorite on the surface of the region, Lonar is also famous for its rich natural heritage. The place is more on the quieter side and is usually preferred by couples seeking solace and serenity.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 4 Lonar Attractions

19. Kashid, Maharashtra - Sandy Beaches With Whispering Casuarinas


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Known For : Kashid Beach | Murud Janjira Fort | Phansad Bird Sanctuary

A Beach town, popular for its white sand and blue seas situated in Konkan region of Maharashtra, Kashid is the perfect honeymoon place in Maharashtra for couples looking for nothing but peace and quiet to accompany them.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 7 Kashid Attractions

20. Rajmachi, Maharashtra


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Known For : Rajmachi Fort | Trekking in Rajmachi

Rajmachi is a small village situated in the Sahyadri mountain range of the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Rajmachi has two fortified peaks - Shrivardhan and Manaranjan forts, located near two famous hills of Lonavala and Khandala. Mostly preferred by newly weds and young couples, the meandering roads and old world setting is ideal for romantic walks and long drives.

Best Time : June to September

Read More 2 Rajmachi Attractions

21. Chikhaldara, Maharashtra


Known For : Bhimkund | Melghat Tiger project | Narnala Fort

The scent of coffee enchants you as you enter the hill station city of Chikhaldara in the state of Maharashtra. Being the only coffee growing area in the region, Chikhaldara also boasts of beautiful lakes, breathtaking panoramic viewpoints and exotic wildlife, and allures young couples with its enchanting setting and aura.

Best Time : July to February

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Read More 12 Chikhaldara Attractions

22. Ratnagiri, Maharashtra - Alphonsos, Konkani Food and Serene beaches


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Known For : Jaigad Fort | Swayambhu Ganpati Temple | Jaigad Lighthouse

Situated in pretty surroundings, Ratnagiri is blessed with hills, sea shores, creeks, beautiful rivers, hot water springs, forests and water falls and offers a rejuvenating experience. This is one of the most popular honeymoon places in Maharashtra among couples looking for an escape amidst bounteous nature.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 29 Ratnagiri Attractions

23. Panvel, Maharashtra


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Known For : Karnala Bird Sanctuary | Karnala Fort | Prabalgad Fort

Panvel is best known for all the forts that dot this city and its proximity from Mumbai. It is mostly frequented by young couples and adventure enthusiasts who have their base in Panvel to travel long and short distances to nearby forts at Raigad, Khopoli and to other nearby attractions.

Best Time : July to February

Read More 8 Panvel Attractions

Check and choose from our elaborate list of the best places in Maharashtra for honeymoon given above and let us know what you think in the comments below!


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