10 Veg-Only Villas Where Every Meal Is A Gift

Delicious vegetable curries, lip-smacking fried snacks, mouth-watering biryanis — each of these appetizing dishes can take your holiday from good to great. A stay at one of our veg private villas near Mumbai and Pune can show you just how extensive and rich vegetarian food can be, with some finger-licking Jain delicacies too! Here are 10 villas that will take you on this culinary journey:

1. SaffronStays RedFields by Venna River, Mahabaleshwar

Indulge in a vegetarian farm-to-table experience at SaffronStays RedFields by Venna River

At this luxury villa in Mahabaleshwar, you will get the exemplary opportunity to stay in the midst of a strawberry farm! Needless to say, every single meal here is made from local produce grown on the property itself. From mornings of puri bhaji to gourmet dinners of chole masala, bharleli vangi, bhindi masala, aloo and shimla mirch sabji and dal tadka, this vegetarian farm-to-table experience will nourish you through and through.
Max no. of guests: 12
Book your stay at SaffronStays RedFields by Venna River.

2. SaffronStays Foresta by the Lake, Kamshet

Time for a lakeside picnic at SaffronStays Foresta by the Lake

With 70 acres of beautiful forested land, you have the freedom to make all your holiday dreams come true. A part of this holiday package is a diverse menu. Each flavour-packed meal will come with a story, from authentic Gujarati dishes to delicacies local to Kamshet. A story told through delectable spices, vegetables from the organic garden, and a touch of the in-home chef’s incredible talent!
Max no. of guests: 18
Book your stay at SaffronStays Foresta by the Lake.

3. SaffronStays The Riverine, Lonavala

Gorge on snacks in lush green lawn at SaffronStays Riverine

You will be spoilt for choice at this sprawling 5-bedroom bungalow in Lonavala. You can opt for our in-home chef’s lip-smacking home-fresh meals or go for comfort food from the nearby restaurants. Enjoy these vegetarian dishes in the villa’s charming gazebo, gorge on snacks by the poolside or head up to the balcony where a scenic view of the Indrayani river awaits you. Remember, good food leads to good memories!
Max no. of guests: 15
Book your stay at SaffronStays The Riverine.

4. SaffronStays SanvinaFarm, Karjat

Lip-smacking meals at SaffronStays SanvinaFarm

Try out the delights of pastoral life at this farmstay in Karjat. Apart from working in the paddy fields and milking the cows, this rustic experience also includes farm-to-table meals. The farm here has 3000-odd trees planted — from mango and chikoo orchards, a large haldi farm, plantations of red chilli, brinjal, tomato, potato, lemon, fruits like custard apple, cherries, litchis; you name and they plant it. Made with organic ingredients from the farm itself, the delicious dishes at this veg private villa will bring you closer to nature. As you and your family share a meal in the middle of a flowing river (yes, you read that right) they will also bring you closer to each other! 
Max no. of guests: 9
Book your stay at SaffronStays SanvinaFarm.

5.SaffronStays Ambe Moha, Karjat

Enjoy a home fresh meal SaffronStays Ambe Moha

With hammocks, a spacious lawn and a wide pool, this luxury villa is the definition of unwinding! A quick drive from Mumbai or Pune will get you to this ultimate relaxation destination for families. As let your worries float away, our in-home chef will craft scrumptious veg meals. Expect to be delighted by home-fresh food made from locally sourced ingredients, with the utmost care, hygiene and incorporation of any personalizations!
Max no. of guests: 6
Book your stay at SaffronStays Ambe Moha.

6. SaffronStays Vedika, Wada

Satiate your palate at SaffronStays Vedika

This heritage villa is a gorgeous wood and brick structure, nestled in between farms, orchards and a flowing river. A nature’s retreat, this veg villa in Wada is ideal for large groups. Stroll through the orchards with your friends and munch on fresh fruit. Or cosy up with the fam in the gazebo with ginger tea and sandwiches. Bask in the glow of sunset from the verandah, with fried bhaji and a cool drink. Let food be your guide to the best holiday experience!
Max no. of guests: 13
Book your stay at SaffronStays Vedika.

7. SaffronStays Masaya, Alibaug

How about dining under a tree adorned with fairy lights at SaffronStays Masaya

Packed with enchanting outdoor dining areas, two private waterfalls, and an open-air bathroom — every corner of this vast estate displays luxury. Combined with the chef’s exquisite cooking of Rajasthani meals and North Indian preparations, you will have an unforgettable experience. Think of dining under a tree adorned with fairy lights, sipping on chai in the midst of a flowery garden, starlit dinners on the terrace as you sprawl out on cushions and so much more!
Max no. of guests: 12
Book your stay at SaffronStays Masaya.

8. SaffronStays Falcon Hill, Lonavala

Time for some delectable meals by the pool at SaffronStays Falcon Hill

Host your college reunion or bachelorette party at a hilltop villa with a fantastic view. SaffronStays Falcon Hill offers the added opulence of a stunning infinity pool overlooking the valley! This veg-only private villa will enhance the party experience with a range of delectable vegetarian and Jain meals. From chole bhature to palak paneer to a barbecue meal under the stars, each dish will be as healthy as home food and as refined as in a five-star restaurant!
Max no. of guests: 16
Book your stay at SaffronStays Falcon Hill.

9.SaffronStays Moira, Kamshet

It’s BBQ time at SaffronStays Moira

Need an escape from everyday life? Head to this lakeside retreat near Mumbai. You can take leisurely swims by the lake, peaceful midnight strolls under the starry sky, lounge around a bonfire and most importantly, stuff yourself with gourmet food. Try exceptional dishes from various cuisines — go from Veg Kolhapuri at lunch to Manchow soup for dinner to Penne Arabiata the next day! This vegetarian-only spread has everything you could need!
Max no. of guests: 18
Book your stay at SaffronStays Moira.

10. SaffronStays Mega Farms by the River, Igatpuri

Enjoy steaming food while gazing at the river from SaffronStays Mega Farms by the River

Imagine enjoying sizzling hot Maharashtrian meals while the skies are grey with rain and a cool breeze brushes against your skin. You and your family chat and laugh as you dine. In front of you, Nashik’s rice fields and farms spread out with a river meandering in between and mountains gracing the horizon. The view, the steaming food and the fabulous company create a picture-perfect moment!
Max no. of guests: 16
Book your stay at SaffronStays Mega Farms by the River.

Are those stomachs already rumbling? Don’t lose another minute and book your food-tastic vacation at our veg private villas today!

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About Rati Pednekar

Rati Pednekar is a writer based in Mumbai, India. She holds a Master of Arts in Creative Writing and works as a freelance writer. Her work has been published in online magazines like Kitaab, Aloka and The Bombay Review. She loves coffee, painting, and stories about everyday life.