About the Home

  • Nestled in the hills, away from the chaos, SaffronStays Aatman is a private estate in Mahabaleshwar overlooking the valley.
  • The premises consist of a gorgeous 4-bedroom farmhouse, as well as a set of 2 glamping, luxurious tents just a couple of metres away from each other.
  • Guests can book the estate and host unforgettable farewell parties, family get-togethers and friends’ reunions for 8-15 guests.
  • The vibrant exteriors and charming interiors exude a cosy, bohemian vibe, especially the al fresco dining experience.
  • With the entire structure on the ground floor, the farmhouse consists of 4 bedrooms (with ensuite bathrooms), a living room and a dining area while the tents consist of 2 fully furnished rooms (with ensuite bathrooms).
  • For the lovers of a classic English garden party: the home offers aesthetically designed dining areas, of which the outdoor one is a beautiful set-up under a large Jamun tree.
  • What’s more? Level-up your party plans and dinners as Ranjeet, the chef on-site, prepares some lip-smacking, live barbecue meals and delectable delights for the guests!
  • Set on 4-acres, the home boasts of a sprawling lawn surrounded by a lush green farm and a little rooftop terrace to bask in the views of sunset and Pratapgad fort!
  • The polo ground is just 10 minutes away and the Sunset Point is a short trek away from the holiday home.


    8 Guests for an overnight stay, 50 guests for day event.

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    A 4-bedroom bohemian-styled farmhouse overlooking the valley, with an expansive lawn, al-fresco dining, rooftop terrace and barbecue setup.

    Garden parties, farewell parties, family get-togethers and reunion with friends.


    Jain, Veg and Non-Veg meals are available at additional cost.
    Click here to view meal plans and pricing.


    What it feels like staying at Aatman, Mahabaleshwar

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      Enjoy a sunset overlooking the organic gardens.

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      Beautiful set-up under a large Jamun tree

    SaffronStays Care

    • Our caretaker will ensure you have a relaxing stay.
    • Relish home-cooked meals prepared by our cook.
    • There are no CCTV cameras in the villa. 

    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 except for infants with prior permission.
    • 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.
    • The pool (if present) is unguarded. There is no lifeguard on site. Children in the pool must be accompanied by adults at all times.
    • 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.
    • Tea/Coffee will be served during breakfast and evening tea time. If you would like tea/coffee at any other time of the day, it can be arranged at an additional charge.
    • No crackers or colours are permitted in this home.

    About the Property:
    • The low network here makes this place ideal to disconnect and unwind.
    • The farmhouse and the tents share the same outdoor spaces.
    • Should only 4 rooms be booked by the guest, the set of 2 tents will be available for other bookings, if any.
    • Out of the 4 bedrooms, 2 have an outdoor rain shower. 
    • The home also has a powder room next to the kitchen.
    • Guests can also book SaffronStays Aatman Tents, 2 glamping tents on the same premises that can accommodate 4 guests.

    About the Locality:
    • Spend some time window shopping or gaming at the Mahableshwar market which is only a 10-minute drive from the home.
    • Enjoy boating or horse riding at the Venna Lake which is only 20-minute drive from this home.
    • Visit Polo ground (4.5 km) or trek to Pratapgad Fort (10 km).

    Cancellation Policy

    Sleeping Arrangements

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Double bed
    1 x Double bed
    2 x Single bed
    1 x Double bed
    1 x Double bed
    Additional mattresses available


    4.8 (26)

    Rahul (5)
    28 Dec 2021

    Amazing property with Super Hospitality.. Rahul,Shantaram & Chef were 2good👌👌

    24 Dec 2021

    nice place to stay.. good break

    Vikram (5)
    17 Dec 2021

    Mahesh admane, Rahul, chef Ranjeet and rest of the staff were excellent and very friendly. Service was excellent. Chef Ranjeet food was perfect. It was home food, away from home. Special mention for Tipu, the resident dog who was gentle and sweet! Thanks for a wonderful stay.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Mr. Chheda, We are overjoyed to learn that you felt at ease. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again. Thank you very much.

    Rahul (5)
    17 Nov 2021

    Nice property and courteous staff

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Rahul, We really appreciate you taking the time to share your rating with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon

    Sucheta (3.8)
    18 Oct 2021

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Sucheta Khandwala and her group were excellent guests to host. They were nice to the staff and kept the place in a good condition. It was a pleasure hosting a fellow SaffronStays home-owner! Would love to host them in the future too!

    Kedar (4.5)
    18 Oct 2021

    House is as beautiful, if not more, than what the pictures promise. Nestled on a hillside away from the crowd, to enjoy the serene beauty of the hill station. Compliments to the home owners. Food was delicious, learnt great tips to make a scrumptious Biryani from Chef Ranjit Singh. Staff was warm, cooperative and professional. Thank you Anita maushi, Rahul and Mahesh. Overall wonderful experience.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Kedar, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We're happy to know about your pleasant stay with us and that you enjoyed it. We look forward to hosting you again!

    Abhishek (5)
    05 Oct 2021

    The stay at aatman was very relaxing. The staff was very welcoming as well as helpful, and the food by their chef was mesmerising. The only problem that we came across was with our network signals and their weak internet connection; other than this our stay was amazing.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hello Abhishek! Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We're happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to hosting you again!

    Rishabh (5)
    02 Oct 2021

    Aatman staff Mahesh, Shantaram, Ranjeet & Anita really go out of their way to make our stay comfortable and memorable

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Greetings, thank you for your feedback. We look forward to hosting you again!

    Anannya (4.8)
    26 Sep 2021

    We had a very relaxing stay and staff was very cooperative.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to hosting you again!

    Amit (5)
    06 Sep 2021

    A great place to stay with family Clean - well kept -tastefully decorated Food was tasty and it helped that it was customisable Location is gorgeous - plenty of flora and fauna around the venue The owners are extremely prompt with helping out to accommodate guest needs The staff is polite - Ranjit -Rahul -Anita took very good care of us and made us feel princely A working internet and Television took care of modern needs of staying connected Extremely clean and maintained bathrooms is always a big plus and must Kudos n keep it up

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hosting Dr. Amit Habbu and his family of renowned doctors in Pune was indeed a pleasure for us. They are very nice people and were very courteous to all the staff. They kept the place clean and adhered to all the protocols. We would love to host Dr. Habbu and his family time and again!

    Kshitij (5)
    05 Apr 2021

    Lovely place with massive “repeat value” Great getaway during the pandemic as this place is nicely secluded away from the crowds and noise. Staff - Shantaram, Ranjeet and Anita - perfect combination that ensures the stay is very comfortable with smallest to biggest requirements being well taken care of.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Kshitij Shah and his family who visited our sojourn at Mahabaleshwar were great guests to host. They were all friendly and courteous to the staff and kept the place neat and tidy. They followed the house policies. Would love to host them again.

    Sudhir (5)
    15 Mar 2021

    Shantaram, Aruna and the cook were just fabulous! Great Service, Tasty Food, Generous Helpings. We had a very good time!

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Sudhir Kapadia’s group were awesome guests to host. My staff reported that they were polite and courteous. They kept the house neat and tidy. Would certainly love to host them again...

    Sundeep (4.3)
    10 Mar 2021

    Great property. Very well maintained. Good food. Lot of open space. Only issue is too much negotiation required for small things like any food item or fruit to be added which is really petty as compared to what the meal charges are. And it's tough to make online payment at the property so that also needs to be looked into.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Sundeep and his group were excellent guests to host. They enjoyed themselves and the property. They were courteous to the staff and kept the place neat and tidy.

    Rishi (4.8)
    26 Feb 2021

    Had a wonderful stay at Aatman, the property is fantastic with green surroundings and serene silence. The care taker Mr shantaram along with his team was prompt to attend to all our requests and made sure the stay was comfortable. The cook and his team ensured we got homely food with all requests accommodated. The property is clean and well maintained. Kids also enjoyed the company of dogs. In all a wonderful experience and would love to visit next time soon.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Mr. Rishi Kashyap and his group were wonderful guests to host. They were cordial with our staff and kept the home neat and tidy. We would certainly love to host them again...

    Pooja (4)
    22 Feb 2021

    The staff was very very nice. They did their best to cater to our needs. The property is well maintained. I was disappointed that towels were not changed daily. Would have liked to have some more variety in cuisines. Daily cleaning would be appreciated.

    Jugal (5)
    17 Feb 2021

    We had a fantastic stay at Aatman. The property is 10 mins away from the Mahabaleshwar market in a secluded yet cosy location. The villa is beautifully done up with a huge garden offering the best sunset views. Coming to the staff, Shantaram, Ranjeet & Anita Tai were extremely polite, courteous and catered to our each and every need. The food is brilliant especially chinese cuisine which is simply sumptuous. They also have a dog called Tipu who is extremely playful and friendly. The villa was extremely clean and very well maintained. Our entire family had an extremely memorable stay and we look forward to coming back and staying at Aatman again on our next trip to Mahabaleshwar.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Jugal Shah and his group were great guests to host. They were courteous to the staff and kept the property clean and tidy. Would love to host them again!

    Anand (4.8)
    21 Jan 2021

    Very good property. Connectivity is an issue, but not much anyone can do about it. Shantaram is an excellent caretaker taking care of all our needs. The food is wonderful.

    Rishabh (5)
    21 Jan 2021

    We had a great stay at Aatman. The property if beautiful and is situated away from the city noise and pollution. I would specially like to thank the staff, Anita, Ranjeet and Shantaram for making our stay comfortable. They are like a family and take care of individual rates.

    Sampreet (4)
    12 Jan 2021

    Superb experience....food was amazing...really had fun...even the kids enjoyed a lot...only one request to clean the room on daily bases and also change the towels daily...

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Sampreet Shah and the group were great guests to have. They were courteous to the staff and adhered to the house rules and kept the place near and tidy. Would be happy to host them again.

    Pradeepto (5)
    10 Jan 2021

    This is a special time of the year for us, Xmas, New year & 2 birthdays in the family & we love to spend this time with friends in ambient locations....Aatman in Mahabaleshwar was exactly what we were looking for to enjoy this time of the year. The Villa is huge, spacious, well maintained & the highlight is really the huge open lawn spread out on the backdrop of amazing sunsets.... The staff followed all Covid protocols & the service was outstanding. Special call out to Shantaram, who took every effort to meet our asks...never heard him say no. Must mention, that this place is a foodie’s delight. The cook Ranjeet is seriously good at his art. The barbecue with bonfire under a moonlit sky is an experience to soak! Overall we had a great time with family & friend & wish to thank Team Saffron Stays & Team Aatman for this experience.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Mr. Pradiito Dey and his group were very particular about the hygiene and other protocols for COVID-19. We tried our best to fulfil his requirements. Glad they were satisfied and enjoyed their stay at Aatman. Wishing him a happy and healthy New Year and would love to host him again.

    Simran (5)
    07 Jan 2021

    5 stars are too less to describe the experience of staying at this beautiful gem of a villa. Shantaram the caretaker, truly made our stay a memorable one. He was super accommodating to all our needs and the attention to detail from sanitisation, everyday cleaning everything was spic and span. We’ve stayed at plenty serviced apartments/ villas before but this place is the perfect blend of the service of a luxury hotel yet with the comfort of a cozy home! Lastly the food, Anita tai & Ranjeet cooked up the yummiest meals for us everyday. Thank you to all of you’ll for making our stay super safe and comfortable!

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Simran Gandhi and her group were an adorable lot of guests who were friendly, fun loving and enjoyed themselves at Aatman. They were affectionate towards the staff and kept the place neat and clean. Would love to host and welcome them at Aatman!

    Deepika (5)
    27 Dec 2020

    The staff was very courteous and willing. They made us feel very comfortable. The bunglow is well appointed and comfortable with good WiFi !

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Deepika & Rakesh Sharma's family were awesome guests and were delighted to host them. They were courteous towards our staff and kept the place neat and tidy. We would love to host them in the near future. Cheers...

    Shashank (5)
    14 Dec 2020

    The villa is beautiful, including the outdoor and the indoor areas. Such a well thought out planned property and everything is taken care to the T. The caretaker, Shantaram is exceptionality hospitable and warm and has made our stay comfortable at the villa in both our visits. We are so in love with the ambience, food and the hospitality and I recommend this to each and every person if you need a getaway from busy city life and want an opportunity to reconnect with nature. The meals are very well cooked and each and every need is taken care of by the team. I have stayed at several home stays but this is the best by far in terms of everything you look for especially the caretaker Shantaram.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    We were very happy to host Shashank, this time with his family, once again in a span of 1 month! As was our experience last time Shashank and his family kept the property neat and tidy and all of them were very courteous to the staff. Happy to host Shashank and his lovely group whenever he wants to visit us again. Cheers...

    Sonalis (5)
    12 Dec 2020

    Beautiful place amidst nature. Very well decorated and very private. Excellent staff and really good food. Highly recommended!

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Sonali and her group were great people. They were courteous to the staff and adhered to all the house rules and protocols. We would surely love to have them! back.

    ANKIT (5)
    01 Dec 2020

    The villa was amazing and the staff was very friendly, food was good. The villa was sanitized properly and was kept clean.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    We were happy to host a group of youngsters. They were courteous to the staff and kept the house clean. Happy to host Ankit and his friends again.

    Ashutosh (5)
    23 Nov 2020

    Awesome place & food, since it’s away from crowded areas that makes it safe in the current situation and makes it absolutely silent and serene. Beautiful location and excellent staff. Very well maintained. I will surely visit again.

    Gaurav (5)
    18 Nov 2020

    A gem in Mahabaleshwar - on the road to Mahad - 10 minutes from the market by car. Appears to be newly renovated with modern bathrooms, large garden and open spaces all around. The staff was extremely enthusiastic and responsive to all our needs. The food was a revelation. Highly recommended.

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