Long Holi weekend? Add a splash of color!


The festival of colors is around the corner and a long weekend is a boon for the weary city denizens. Mumbai is blessed with interesting destinations in its vicinity where we can escape to spend a cool mini holiday!

Khopoli: It is the nearest getaway from Mumbai. Though an industrial region, Imagica Adventure park makes it a sought-after destination for weekends.

From 2 to 4 March – Novotel Imagica Experiences & Activities,
Unique Ride Shows, Daily Parade & Performances, Special Holi Food & Drinks

Holi Bash – Wave Pool Party at Waterpark: Join us at the Water Park for a 3-day Holi party, featuring India’s best artists, special food and drinks packages, beer baskets at the Park, and unique slides.

Imagica By Night – Sundowner Concert at Theme Park: Join us at the Theme Park on 3 March for live music, amazing rides and attraction, mouth-watering food and drink specials, and the Grand Imagica Parade.

Tent Camping – Stay the Night at The Campsite: stay overnight in comfortable tent camping, after an evening of exciting live performances. Tents for two guests include mattresses, pillows, and blankets.

Food & Drink Specials – Beer Baskets & Holi Menu.

Filled with fun and frolic are the Imagica Theme park, Mykonos themed Water Park and Snow Park. Children can enjoy Tubby’s Secret Party for kids at the Theme Park. Rooms are comfortable, and it is the apt place for the entire family as it is full of activities to suit each age and preference.

Mahabaleshwar: The weather is perfect to go boating, horse riding, visiting strawberry farms and of course to relish strawberry milk shakes.

Just drive down to this beautiful hill station and soak in the luxury of Le Méridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa, which is tossing in a splendid and wonderful Holi party for all its resident guests! Organic colors, a DJ on site playing popular music to set the mood rocking, snacks on the house and loads of surprises to ensure a magical experience! The party will be followed by a sumptuous lunch at Latest Recipe priced at INR 1,650 plus taxes.

Holi Party Details:

Venue: Royal Grounds, Le Méridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa
Date: Friday, 2 March 2018
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Khandala-Lonavala: These quaint twin hill stations throng with exciting venues like Della Resorts full of adventure and thrill; the Upper Deck Resort nestled in the highest point of Lonavala caters to families and groups fond of serenity and good food. Fariyas in Khandala offers luxury and entertainment in its exalted property. So does Duke’s Retreat where you can soak in the quiet comfort away from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai.

Mulshi: This is the new weekend getaway for its tranquil and peaceful location where some resorts have mushroomed. Atmantan Wellness Resort is for those who wish to spend an introspective holiday with healthy food in a hi-end natural ambiance. Basho’s Resort in Mulshi is another place with just eight cottages to offer you privacy and peace.

Alibaug and others: Some of the other activities for the long weekend on Holi could be in Alibaug and other areas near Mumbai: 
Holi Special Camping at Dahanu Chikku Farm with eco-friendly colors and DJ music.

Colors of Holi Beach Camping at Revdanda Beach Fort.

Holi Camping at By The Foothills with colors, music, bonfire and more.

Compiled by Ms Gita Hari


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