SaffronStays Aranya Vilaas - Kamshet, Maharashtra

Aranya Vilaas - Kamshet, Maharashtra

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Quick Takeaways

  •  SaffronStays Aranya Vilaas in Pimpri is a cluster of Greek-Maharashtrian cottages with a shared infinity pool, 3 hours from Mumbai on the banks of the Thokarwadi Lake.
  • Sip chai by the balcony and let the misty views of the Sahyadri Valley fill your heart.
  • This lavish home is blessed with a number of Instagrammable spots. So, paint your feed and be the influencer you always wanted to be.
  • Adventure lovers can explore famous tourists spots like Bedse and Bhaja caves (55 kms away), trek up the Visapur fort (54.5 kms away) or enjoy the serene atmosphere at Pawna Lake (52.5 kms away). 
  • Ideal for corporates, because: 
    1. These twin villas can accommodate upto 42 guests. For a day-long strategic meeting, it can host a group of 100. There are ample sit-outs and open spaces for team building activities.
    2. Its proximity to Mumbai (3 hours) and Pune (2 hours) makes it ideal for day trips and overnight stays.
    3. You can have an easygoing, free-flowing leadership meeting in the company of the stunning views of the Thokarwadi Dam.
    4. The homes have a large shared pool, home-style scrumptious food served at the restaurant, and plenty of indoor and outdoor games for your group to bond informally.
  • Ideal for celebrations, because: 
    1. With beautiful stone architecture, hammocks, an infinity pool overlooking the Thokarwadi Dam, this home is ideal for a pre-wedding photo shoot.
    2. This pet-friendly villa near Mumbai is perfect for your pet's birthday celebrations. Or, how about a pet-together?
Sep 2019

It was really nice.. Food was good. Staff was really cordial... we had an amazing stay🙂👍🏻...

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  • Television
  • WiFi and Internet
  • Air Conditioner
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Swimming Pool
Food and Drinks
  • Breakfast included
  • Only Vegetarian or Jain Meals
  • Meals provided at extra cost
  • Meals included in Tariff
  • Self Catered
  • Meals not provided
  • Child friendly
  • Elderly Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • LGBTQ Friendly
  • Alcohol Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Genset
  • Parking Available
  • Accommodation For Driver
  • Towels and Toiletries
  • Inverter
  • Clubbing
  • Adventure
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife
  • Dining
  • Nature
  • Theatre Or Films
  • Historical monuments
  • Street food
  • Geographical wonders
  • Beach
  • Places of worship
  • Amusement park
  • Museums and Art
  • Business District
  • Transit
* In case a date does not have text inside it, it means default rates of the property apply OR status is "Available"
Map view

About the Home

Encompassed with picturesque nature, SaffronStays Aranya Vilaas is a cluster of 4 cottages nestled along the placid Thokarwadi Lake. Set in the tranquil village of Maval, the villas are surrounded by the mighty Sahyadri range. As you drive through the gates, you witness a beautiful amalgamation of Greek and Maharashtrian architecture. Your furry friends will have a great time playing in the wide space near the huge patio. With small gardens and ponds all over the place, the Aranya Vilaas cottages are surrounded by mango trees. Be it a family outing or a function this cosy nature retreat is fit for all occasions. When booked together Aranya Vilaas and Raanwaara can host up to 42 guests.

With earthy wooden and stone decor, the villas ooze out a vintage vibe. Although they are tucked away from the city life, they offer the comfort of modern amenities. Each villa has an outdoor jacuzzi. The split level shared infinity pool adorned with Greek-style rock pillars is surely the highlight of this place.

Stroll under the canopy of dense woods with your pets, dive into the infinity pool or unwind in the jacuzzi, enjoy your night walk under the stars on the stone pathway lit with dim lights. Savour delicious meals in the restaurant that overlooks the beautiful view of the lake and the valley. Set out exploring the city and visit some of the famous tourist spots. Explore the Bedse and Bhaja caves and visit the fort of Visapur. Enjoy the adventure of paragliding or relax along the serene Pawna lake.

Please Note

Pet charges are Rs 500 + applicable GST per pet, per day. Pet owners need to carry along food and bedding for their pets. Pets are not allowed in the pool.
Due to the harsh monsoon, expect dampness of the walls and heavy rains and winds bringing the rainwater in the veranda. Guests who love the monsoons and don't mind this hiccup should definitely visit this home.

Meal arrangements

Assorted starters (veg/ non-veg) and barbecue will be made available at an additional cost depending on the requirement of the guests.

Click here to view the sample menu.

Meal Charges All Meals (₹)
Adult - Veg2000
Adult - Non Veg2000
Children - Veg1500
Children - Non Veg1500

These are all charges Per Person, Per Night (Excluding GST)

Stay and accessibility

Take Eastern Express Hwy/Mumbai - Agra National Hwy. Slight left onto Suman Nagar flyover and merge with Sion - Trombay Rd/VN Purav Marg. Take the exit toward NH 48 and turn left at Kanhe Phata. Finally, turn left to reach your destination.

Yes, our home is child-friendly.

Yes, our home is senior citizen friendly.

No, our villa is not wheelchair accessible.

Yes, this is a pet-friendly villa.


Driver accommodation is available. 4 people can be accommodated at an additional cost of INR 500 per person.

Free parking is available onsite. Parking space for 30 cars is available.

Yes, the home has a garden area within the premises that could be used for outdoor picnic activities.

You can either book one room or the entire home, depending upon the number of people travelling with you. If you would like to book the entire villa, please select the maximum number of rooms possible.


Yes, we do allow events/shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval.

There is a caretaker onsite.

Yes, we do allow unmarried couples. They should both be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.

Absolutely, but all guests have to be adults and government-approved Photo IDs that clearly show the address must be provided to the caretaker during Check-in

Room specifics

3 extra mattresses can be arranged per room. Our home has adequate bed sheets, blankets and pillows for extra bedding.

Our bedrooms have lovely queen sized beds. All our mattresses have mattress protectors.

Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo, toilet paper, towels, etc.

Yes, all of our bedrooms are air-conditioned.

No, there is no WiFi available. Network connectivity of Jio and Idea is available here.

Yes, we have a backup genset in case of rare occasions of power failure. Guests are requested to switch off the ACs during power outages as it consumes more power.

Food and Beverages

Meals include Indian, Chinese, BBQ.

Yes, all the rooms have mini refrigerators to store food/beverages.

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits.


A Guest is entitled to a refund of 75% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 15 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). A Guest is entitled to a refund of 50% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 7 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM) If the Guest cancels within 7 days of the Date of Check-In, he/she is entitled to no refund.

Unfortunately, there is no option for part payment. Guests are required to pay 100% of the payment before check-in.

Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.

All additional payments (such as extra meals, pet charges, etc.) will have to be paid to the caretaker onsite in cash at the end of your stay. In special circumstances, we do accept these payments through PayTM.

A security deposit of INR 2000 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.

Things to do

There is an infinity pool at the property. Each villa has a private jacuzzi. Guests can also take long walks in the garden and around the ponds. The placid lake of Thokarwadi is close to the villa.

No, there is no beach near the villa.

House Rules

Given the location of our home, playing loud music is allowed within limit and during specific time/hours.

Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the home. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late night revelry or loud music.

Check-in time at 1 pm and check-out time is 10 am. Please note that check-out timings are strict as we need to ready the rooms for our next booking. Guests are requested to respect the timing of other guests as well. In case you wish to check in a little early or check out a little late, do inform us at the time of booking. Additional charges will be applied. Late check-out charges includes meals (lunch).

As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.

Guests are strictly prohibited from crossing into neighboring properties under any circumstances. We request our guests to respect the privacy and personal space of our neighbors.


Yes. The home is located within a gated complex.

Yes, there are CCTV cameras installed in the exteriors.

Yes, our homes have a stone wall surrounding the premises.

Yes, we do have a first-aid kid onsite.

The villa is well lit up. There is enough lighting even in the surrounding areas i.e lawns, grounds.

How to get there

While roads connecting to the property are good, guests are advised to check the road and weather conditions before leaving for a road trip. Our home is cool and breezy round the year, so you could visit at anytime.

Take the train to Kamshet and then a taxi to the property.


Yes. Guests have to pay Rs 500 per pet. Meals will be provided at an additional cost. Pets will not be allowed inside the cottages.

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Normal capacity (per Room) 2
Extra People allowed (per Room) 4
Num of Rooms 4
Security Deposit (per Room booked) 3000
Check In 1 PM
Check Out 10 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict

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