Solitude Maison

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About the Home

  • Located on a hilltop with 180-degree views of the valley in the middle of a forest, SaffronStays Solitude Maison is a 2-bedroom rental homestay 1-hour from Mangaon, Raigad.
  • Traditional brickwork, wood and cane come together in this spacious nature villa near Mumbai, with an in-house kitchen garden serving seasonal produce and freshly plucked vegetables.
  • The holiday home split into 2-levels has a living room, lounge-and-TV space, bar and dining area on the ground floor; and two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms on the upper floor.
  • Experience culinary experience Feast on scrumptious food including Goan, South Indian, Middle-Eastern and Southeast Asian cuisines specially prepared by the homeowner, catch up on conversations with your loved ones, and mull over the works of great artists like Mario Miranda adorning the walls of the home.
  • The home is surrounded by a 5 acre organic mango plantation, scenic views and acres of forest where you might spot interesting wildlife. 
  • While the home doesn’t have a WiFi connection, you are free to bring your own. (Jio works the best).   
  • The home is a 4-hour drive from Mumbai city, and 1-hour from Mangaon.
  • It takes 3 hours 30 minutes to travel from Pune to this beautiful Raigad villa.
  • Ideal for: Nature lovers, couples and small families looking to disconnect, small celebrations.

    Capacity

    6 Guests for an overnight stay,

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    FAQs


    A boutique homestay situated in the middle of a jungle and wildlife with delectable cuisines cooked by the Homeowner using home-grown ingredients.

    Couples and small families open to experiencing new things and like the element of warm surprises when on vacation.

    Meals

    Veg (Not Jain) and Non-Veg meals are available at additional cost.
    Click here to view meal plans and pricing.

    Spotlight

    What it feels like staying at Solitude Maison, Raigad

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    SaffronStays Care


    • While you are busy detoxing, our caretakers will ensure that you have a relaxing stay.
    • Relish delicious home-cooked meals prepared by our Home Owner.
    • In a homestay as such, you are in for an experience that’ll make you smile every time you think about it. Keep calm and embrace the little, warm surprises this homestay has to offer.
    • There are CCTV cameras installed in and around the common spaces of the home.
    • The home has a boundary wall and a gated enclosure.

    Things to know before booking

    Check-In and Check-Out:
    • Check-In Time : 1 PM
    • Check-Out Time : 10 AM
    • Given the increased need for safety, hygiene and sanitization required at the villa, and for the safety of our guests and staff we cannot allow any early check-ins or late check-outs. The check-in and check-out timings mentioned online and in your confirmation email need to be followed.

    House Rules:
    • Outside food is not allowed in the villa.
    • Guests are not allowed to access the kitchen. 
    • Guests cannot invite other guests and day visitors during their stay.
    • Bachelor groups & stag parties are not allowed.
    • We do not encourage parties and late-night revelry. Loud music is not permitted beyond 10 pm.
    • Consumption of alcohol is permitted only within limits.
    • Illegal activities including but not limited to carrying/consuming drugs/narcotics and carrying firearms/weapons are prohibited on the property. Management reserves the right to report any such activities to local authorities.
    • Guests are prohibited from smoking and setting up hookahs in the rooms/villa/lawns.
    • Guests are requested to take care of all personal valuables. Management is not responsible for loss, theft or damage to any items.
    • As required by law, every guest above 18 years must carry government-approved photo ID proof, that shows address. We accept only Aadhar Cards, Driving Licenses and Passports.
    • Inappropriate behaviour or violation of any of the above House Rules will invite a polite refusal to accept a Booking. If already checked in, Management reserves the right to ask guests to leave.
    • It is a sincere request to our guests to preserve nature and take back all the non-biodegradable waste with you. Boxes/bags will be provided for the same. Please dispose them off in proper garbage bins. 
    • No crackers or colours are permitted in this home.
    • All payments for booking the villa, including meals will have to be pre-paid prior to checkin. Security Deposit collected during booking will be returned during check-out or by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out, provided no damages are observed. To avoid inconvenience, we will not be accepting cash onsite for any reasons henceforth.
    • Security deposit is to be paid two days prior to check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be returned during check-out itself or by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out. Please Note: The Security Deposit is subject to change depending upon the number of nights and the group size. Please check with your holiday advisor at the time of booking.

    About the Property:
    • While the electricity here runs on solar-powered cells, we request you to be mindful of its usage. The power supply from MSEB is very uncertain and close to non-existent for indefinite periods of time due to the location of the home. During the monsoons, there are bound to be power cuts in the night as radiation is low due to cloud cover and the batteries do not get sufficient charge. 
    • Geyser can be used only when the MSEB and sunlight is available and between 11 am and 2 pm. Hot water will be available only from 11 am to 2 pm. Please do not use both the geysers at the same time as electricity is very uncertain due to the location of this home and we must conserve it as much as we can. 
    • The Home Owners reside in the home, on the ground level. It is their home, built with love and passion, and they enjoy hosting guests. Please respect their rules and their home. 
    • Outside meals are not allowed.
    • The home doesn’t have a WiFi connection. You are free to bring your own. (Jio works the best).   
    • It takes a lot of time, care, effort and attention to grow fruits and veggies on the farm. Please do not pluck them. Also, please do not waste food. 
    • The kitchen is strictly not accessible.
    • Please shut the doors of your bedroom balconies by 6 pm if you want to keep bugs and mosquitoes away.
    • Meal timings are as follows: 
      1. Breakfast: 9 am to 10.30 am
      2. Lunch: 1 pm to 3 pm
      3. High tea: 5 pm to 6 pm
      4. Dinner: 8 pm to 10.30 pm
    • It is a sincere request to our guests to preserve nature and take back all the non-biodegradable waste with them. Boxes/bags will be provided for the same. Please dispose them off in proper garbage bins. is a
    • Since electricity is an issue, we do not encourage the use of electrical appliances like hair dryers, kettles, etc. 
    • Security deposit needs to be paid online. 
    • Meals charges need to be paid on site, in cash, to the Home Owners, upon check-in. 

    About the Locality:
    • Sit on the balcony, sipping chai and enjoying the euphonious melodies of nature, lush green views and open skies.
    • Owing to its setting in the middle of a forest, you may spot wildlife. They are harmless unless disturbed and guests are requested to respect their privacy. Please do not tease them, frighten them or feed them.
    • You are here for a break from the city hustle. Make sure you spend lots of quality time with your family and keep screens at bay.
    • Indulge in some interesting conversations with the Home Owners. 
    • If you are in the mood to step out, head to the Bhimadevi Temple, which is 100m from the home.

    Cancellation Policy


    Sleeping Arrangements

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Double bed
    Additional mattresses available

    Reviews

    4.8 (5)


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    Manaswini Panda (4.3)
    08 Nov 2021

    Loved the food and hospitality!

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Damaged the property and refused to pay. No adherence to rules or timings. Uncouth and mannerless lot of guests. Not suited to our home at all.


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    GOLD
    Anuradha (5)
    13 Sep 2021

    We had a wonderful stay. Amazing hospitality, while Jill is a magician with food, Chetan was a wizard of amazing stories.


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    Shrirang (5)
    31 Dec 2020

    The best Homestay! It’s THE PLACE for a family to get unwind! Awesome experience in all respects. Strongly recommend!


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    GOLD
    Shashank (4.5)
    17 Jan 2021

    1) Great ambience and True to its name! 2) Warm and Welcoming Host! 3) Overall a great time and feel wanting to come back! Thanks for your hospitality Jill :) see you soon.


    GOLD
    Abhinav (5)
    25 Oct 2020

    Great place and fab hosts. Perfect for a 2 night getaway from Bombay to relax and chill


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    28 May 2022


    Min 1 Night(s)
    No of Rooms
    Room Charges: 0
    Meals: 0
    GST: 0

    (+ ₹ including GST GST)

    Dates are not Available

    You will have to pay a refundable security deposit of 5,000 per room