SaffronStays Gardenia - Kihim, Maharashtra

Gardenia - Kihim, Maharashtra

13 people love this home

Quick Takeaways

  • Drive through a bunch of blooming bougainvillea as you enter this villa near Kihim Beach, Alibaug. SaffronStays Gardenia is a 3.5-hour drive from Mumbai. Guests taking the ferry can reach the villa within 20 minutes from Mandwa Jetty.
  • This 4-bedroom home with spacious rooms and washrooms overlooking the greens can host up to 20 guests. Believe us, a pool party with your friends in the infinity pool that overlooks the sprawling manicured lawns can never go wrong. 
  • Roll down the lush green slopes and relive your childhood days. Or, indulge in some stargazing. The swing here encourages a heart-to-heart chat with your special someone.
  • Savour authentic Maharashtrian cuisines like Veg Popti and Popti Chicken made by our in-house cooks.
  • Our Onsite caretakers and Housekeeping staff will make your stay even more memorable.
  • Ideal for celebrations, because:

    1. You can have an outdoor celebration on the lawns here with special decor. Be it your kid's 5th birthday bash or your friend's bachelorette party - a special set-up at this villa in Alibaug is stuff dreams are made of

    2. The villa near Mumbai can accommodate upto 20 guests for an overnight stay and upto 75 pax for a day event

Jul 2019

Very pleasant stay. Staff is very helpful and hospitable. Great experience!! ...

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Very beautiful villa all people here who work in the villa are very supportive mainly caretaker Sachinji really help us. We enjoyed our stay here ...

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Apr 2019

Beautiful house, very spacious. Had a very pleasant stay with my family. Food was nice and sumptuous, well cooked and good in taste. Enjoyed living amongst nature and the sounds of silence. ...

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Apr 2019

Excellent location, Good food and awesome HOSPITALITY. A Wonderful getaway place to De stress. ...

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Apr 2019

Had a beautiful stay. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Cooked some amazing food. Great hospitality and nice airy spacious house with a clean pool. Will definitely return. ...

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Apr 2019

Place is very well maintained. All credit to the caretakers. The service was amazing, Food was delicious. Loved every bit. Thank you for a great stay !!...

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Apr 2019

Brilliant food. Comfortable stay. Wonderful host. Thank you. ...

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Apr 2019

Thank you for an amazing time. Will be back soon!!!...

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Mar 2019

Food and staff was very good. Enjoyed the stay!!! Place and property well maintained. ...

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Mar 2019

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Feb 2019

Amazing place. Very well maintained. Staff did great Job. Food was delicious. ...

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Lovely tasty food. Amazing service. Lovely place. ...

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Dec 2018

Excellent service. Homely Food, cooked well &served with SMILE. Property is Children friendly. ...

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Dec 2018

Brilliant bungalow. Excellent service. Had an amazing vacation. For sure coming back. ...

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Dec 2018

Brilliant stay amazing property and great service definitely look forward to coming back....

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Dec 2018

Great Staff Very Helpful and warm, good food service. Clean and specious property. ...

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Jul 2018

We liked the place.. nice property...great caretakers...loved the place !!!!...

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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

SaffronStays Recommends

A visit to this weekend getaway is incomplete without rolling down the lush green slopes.
Huddle up with your gang by the infinity pool and watch the beautiful sunset.
Don’t forget to tag us and our home location in your amazing #poolfies.

About the Home

SaffronStays Gardenia is a 4-bedroom pool villa in Alibaug. Hop, skip and jump to the Kihim beach which is just 5 minutes from the villa. You can take a ferry to reach this weekend getaway near Mumbai. Mandwa Jetty is just 20 minutes from the villa. The villa features a lush green lawn and a pool. The interiors flaunt a sophisticated and contemporary vibe. The delicately designed bedrooms follow a subtle colour palette.
Revive your childhood days as you roll down the lush green grass slope, enjoy a game of table tennis or indulge in a round of board games. Savour authentic Maharashtrian cuisines like Popati made by our in-house cook. Dive into the pool or take a long walk in the lawn. Travel back in time as you visit the famous Revdanda fort 27 km from the villa. Karmarkar Museum is just 30 minutes from the villa.

Please Note

- Alibaug experiences load shedding by MSEB every Tuesday, between 9 am - 6 pm, and during monsoon, power cuts may recur throughout the day. We have an inverter for backup power. However, we advice switching off ACs every 3 hours to avoid burnouts.
- Guests can avail barbeque services at INR 450 per person.

Meal arrangements

We provide healthy home-cooked meals prepared using locally sourced fresh ingredients. We recommend trying out our local chef's veg specialty like Bhendi bharta, Puran poli, Alibaug-style Usal, while in non-veg there is Fish curry, Chicken sukha, and Prawn curry.
Must try - Steamed Modaks and the delicious Popti (veg/ chicken), a local seasonal speciality of Raigad region available in winters. This is slow cooked in an earthen pot on wood fire.
Fish and mutton dishes (subject to availability) can be served at an additional cost which is payable at actuals

Click here to view the sample menu.

Meal Charges Breakfast and Dinner (₹) All Meals (₹)
Adult - Veg11001400
Adult - Non Veg13001600
Children - Veg8001000
Children - Non Veg8001000

Charges Available at Dinner (₹)

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

Stay and accessibility

Yes, our Home is child friendly. But one of the rooms on the first floor has a ledge-less French window which directly overlooks the swimming pool. So parents are urged to be careful with letting their children near that window.

Yes, our home is senior citizen/elderly friendly. The home has one bedroom on the ground floor which is easily accessible by seniors. The room has a private bathroom, again easy to access at night without any supervision and there are 2 steps leading into the villa.

No, our home is not wheelchair accessible.

No, this is not a pet-friendly villa.


No, you cannot book just one room. You would need to book the entire home.

Guests need to book the entire villa.

Yes, the villa is suitable for a day picnic for 25 guests.

Yes, the home can be reserved only for photo shoots, not for film or advertisement shoots. Only the camera men and models or actors will be allowed. No crew members will be allowed. Access to the pool will be subject to home owner's approval. Depending on the event and its requirements, a refundable deposit and additional charges may be applied. Any other permissions required for photo shoot will need to be taken by the guests themselves. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]

Accommodation for up to 2 drivers is available. Charges for the same are Rs 500 per person, per night. This does not include meals. Additional charges for meals to be paid to the caretaker onsite, in cash.

Free parking for 4 to 5 cars is available onsite.

Food and Beverages

Meals can be availed at an additional cost of Rs 1500 (veg) and Rs 1700 (non-veg) per person, per day. It includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meal charges for children are Rs 750 (veg) and Rs 850 (non-veg) per child, per day. Meal charges are inclusive of GST. Inform the concierge team whether you want to opt-in for the meals and your meal preferences 48 hours prior to check-in which is to be paid online. Fish and mutton preparations shall be charged extra, at actuals which is payable in cash to the caretaker onsite. Please inform in advance, to allow our caretaker to procure the same.

We offer simple home cooked Maharashtrian meals. There is a standard menu available. You can inform the caretaker in advance about your meal preferences (veg/non-veg), specific dietary requirements, etc.

Guests are not allowed to access the kitchen. However, mothers of infants or small children will have limited access to boil milk or prepare their kids meals. Should you choose to order in, the caretaker will be able to help you with menus of nearby restaurants.

Yes. In case you would like the caretaker to cook a special dish, you can pay him for the actuals and cooking, cleaning fee on site, in cash. Please note that this will be subject to availability of ingredients. Fish and mutton preparations shall be charged extra, at actuals which is payable in cash to the caretaker onsite. Please inform in advance, to allow our caretaker to procure the same.

Yes, there is a steady water supply. If you wish to consume only sealed bottled water, please inform the caretaker of the same and pay him for the actuals on site, in cash.

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits.

Yes, you can use the common fridge to store food/beverages.


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) 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.

Security deposit of INR 15000 is to be paid online two days prior to the check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be refunded 5 business days after check-out.


Yes. The home is located within a gated complex.

No, the premises are not monitored using CCTVs.

No, the home is within a fenced area. However, should a stray dog enter, inform the caretaker and he will address the issue.

Yes, our home has a stone wall surrounding the premises.

House Rules

Given the location of our home, playing loud music is allowed within limit and during specific time/hours. We have speakers with a USB port onsite, so you could attach your phone, pendrive to the music system.

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.

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.

No. Guests will only be able to access common areas on the property such as the living room, garden, private pool etc. 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.


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.

Yes. Please note that both guests should be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.

Things to do

Our home is centrally located with close proximity to Kihim beach and tourist locations. Please contact the caretaker for further details.

Yes, there is a private pool within the complex.As there is no lifeguard on hand, guests are advised to be cautious (especially around kids) and to refrain from swimming late at night. Our pool is available for poolside parties. However, we recommend keeping alcohol, food and glass bottles away from the pool to avoid accidents.

Yes, the Kihim beach is 1 km away from our home.

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.

The best way to reach our home is by a private car/ taxi. If you would like to travel by public transport, the best route would be to take an auto from Alibaug bus stand to Kihim.

Room specifics

8 extra mattresses can be arranged onsite. Our home has adequate bed sheets, blankets and pillows for extra bedding.

Our bedrooms have lovely queen sized poster beds.

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

Yes, all of our rooms are air-conditioned.

No, there is no WiFi available. There is adequate network connectivity, if not 3G then 2G.

Yes, we have a backup inverter in case of rare occasions of power failure. Guests are requested to switch off the ACs during power outages as it consumes more power. For the use of genset, guests will have to pay an additional cost which will have to be paid at actuals.

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Normal capacity (per Room) 2
Extra People allowed (per Room) 3
Num of Rooms 4
Security Deposit (per Room booked) 2000
Check In 1 PM
Check Out 10 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict

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