Summer Salt

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About the Home

  • Beach-facing, widespread lawns, endless coconut trees and a huge pool under the sky - need we say more? Featured by GQ India as one of the 'best weekend homes near Mumbai', SaffronStays Summer Salt is a 6-bedroom pet-friendly pool villa in Alibaug that stays tucked away on the secluded and breathtaking Akshi beach. 
  • The home embraces nature to the fullest and allows the gentle ocean breeze to waft into the interiors through its 17 doors. This thoughtful old-world architecture with high ceilings makes this vacation home in Alibaug seamless and breezy. 
  • There are 4 bedrooms (one interconnected bedroom, all with ensuite bathrooms) on the ground floor, which makes the home ideal for the elderly. The other two bedrooms (with ensuite bathrooms) are on the first floor. 
  • The home exhibits a vintage vibe with its fine use of Parsi and colonial-style furniture subtly mixed with modern furnishings. 
  • The library has a curated collection of must-reads set up in a cosy corner of the living room. Nosedive into stories from your favourite writers while sipping on some chai. 
  • The caretaking staff in this private beach estate has been working here for over four decades. Ashwini, the in-home chef, cooks the most lip-smacking Alibaug-style meals. Wada pav, Chicken Gravy, Chicken Sukka and Prawn Fry are her specialities!
  • Dotted with lush greens from one side and the beach on the other, this spacious home is perfect for corporate offsites, milestone birthday celebrations and pet vacays!


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

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    Private pet-friendly beach-facing estate in Alibaug with widespread lawns, a large swimming pool and lip-smacking Alibaug-style meals.

    Corporate offsites, team reunions, large family get-togethers and special intimate functions.


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


    What it feels like staying at Summer Salt, Alibaug

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    SaffronStays Care

    • Our caretakers will make sure you have a memorable stay. 
    • Ashwini, the cook, will satiate your hunger pangs with lip-smacking Alibaug-style home-cooked meals, Maharashtrian snacks, and other coastal delicacies. 
    • There are no CCTVs installed on the estate.

    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 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.
    • 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:
    • 4 out of 6 bedrooms are on the ground floor. One of these bedrooms on the ground floor is a suite of 2 rooms with 2 double beds each and one ensuite bathroom. 
    • There is one powder room in the living area. 
    • The gardener of the home has a cow on the premises. 
    • Tap water is available and safe for consumption. 
    • There is one TV in the living room.
    • The home has a generator. In case of a power outage or fluctuations, generators can be switched on. However, power outages or fluctuations due to weather, regional restrictions, etc. are beyond our control. Hence, diesel charges for genset operation will need to be paid by the guests at actuals. The genset needs to be switched off for 30 mins, after every two hours of usage, to avoid a breakdown.
    •  We have a dongle that provides a fairly decent internet connection.

    About the Locality:
    • Walk for just 5 minutes and you’ll find your feet sinking in the sands of the quaint Akshi beach. 
    • You can opt for exciting water sport activities and horse cart rides on Akshi Beach. 
    • Slide in your flip-flops and walk around Akshi village ‘Koliwada’. Interact with the locals, pick up tasty biscuits from the famous Mayur Bakery, and visit the Hanuman Mandir, Ganpati Temple Saibaba Temple or dargah, all 15 minutes from the home. 
    • If you have savoured the taste and spice of Alibaug-style meals, you must buy homemade papads and pickles from the Konkan market (8 km.). 
    • Embrace your culture-curious personality by visiting Angre Fort (8 km.), where one of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s admirals once lived. The fort stands strong in the middle of the ocean, and the whooshing winds around the fort have so much history to narrate. 
    • The trek to Kanakeshwar Temple is 20 km

    Cancellation Policy

    Sleeping Arrangements

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


    4.7 (37)

    Vishal (5)
    25 Apr 2022

    It was wonderful short stay. Homely Food, Authentic taste, Kids really enjoyed, staff was extremely friendly and co-operative. Best to visit with 4-5 families...

    Rajendra (4.5)
    27 Mar 2022

    A spacious villa within a walking distance to the beach & a friendly courteous staff cooking delicious Indian meals. Ideal for fun & frolic with family / friends

    Yasmin (4.5)
    14 Feb 2022

    The villa is beautiful and location is very good. The positives, rooms and the entire villa is very spacious. Lots of doors and windows for cross ventilation and natural light. Staff were very polite and helpful. Lawns, pool and outdoor area and furniture kept very clean and well maintained. However giving all this a few changes to the indoor space, A/c ‘s in the room needs an upgrade, none of the remotes were working and they make a lot of noise. The bathrooms needs a bit of a facelift and the boilers need to be bigger the hot water does not last one shower. There is no pressure in the shower, most of us had a bucket bath. Both the fridge in the kitchen needs a change, they are small and did not really work. No cold water and our drinks were not chilled too. I think if these few points are considered, this property can be one of the best on saffron stays.

    Raj (5)
    01 Feb 2022

    Everything was taken care of !!! The food prepared by the staff was homely n lovely, and place was kept very neat and tidy. Making this one of most memorable getaway!!!

    Ulka (5)
    26 Jan 2022

    Nice property, very nice staff. Enjoyed the food. Had a great time with family!

    Priyanka (5)
    09 Mar 2022

    I celebrated my birthday at the property and needless to say it was the best birthday of my life. The property is so spread out that it feels like you’re in a resort. 2 mins walk to the beach and the sunsets are magical. The staff is mind blowing and took care of us like our own. Food was exceptional too. Must mention the pool where we spent our most time. The property is one of the best properties I have stayed and so convenient to reach. I will definitely recommend this to everyone looking to unwind and chill w a large group of friends/family.

    EIKA (4.8)
    30 Dec 2021

    The staff at Summer Salt is absolutely par excellence and very very very warm. The property is huge and gorgeous and highly highly recommended.

    Ketki (5)
    01 Jan 2022

    Very welcoming staff Kedar guided through phone before arrival perfectly regarding stay and all. . Food was delicious specially Fish by Ashwini. . Jaideep was always there to help. . And last but not least property is spectacular, right on the beach with lovely gardens. .

    Rahul (5)
    30 Dec 2021

    We had a wonderful stay for 2 days - excellent hosts Jaideep and Gajanan. Service is very good. Thank you for making our stay so comfortable. Excellent home cooked food by Ashwini. Property is good with a nice pool, amidst lots of plantation around and nice view. Suggestions for improvements in property : 1. Property itself is good but need to replace old Air conditions and geysers. 2. Access to beach not good neither the beach is so clean that you can spend lot of time there. 3. Please get a bigger TV in the hall. 4. Restore the library with books in proper conditions please. 5. WiFi is very poor in rooms.

    Bhavesh (4)
    21 Dec 2021


    Ramesh (4.3)
    17 Dec 2021

    Ashwini with her smiling face and jaideep always willing to help was refreshing . Great place ,ambience, old worldly charm. Access to beach is a real trump card of this resort. The only pain was no one to serve tea if you get up early. Staff comes only at 8! All in all great relaxing and charming place

    Tute (4.8)
    06 Dec 2021

    Was a lovely experience hosting my team. From the staff to the amenities and they making sure all was well, was a well received and rounded trip. Hoping to come back again.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi , 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!

    Sania (4.5)
    29 Nov 2021

    The property is absolutely beautiful. It has a lot of space and it's very well located and tastefully done. Perfect getaway for large groups.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Sania, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We look forward to hosting you again!

    Panair (4.8)
    27 Nov 2021

    Few Points to be noted. 1. Please do change Meal Plans. 2. Maintainence to be inoroved.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hello, Thank you for your insightful feedback. Your reviews and suggestions are being taken into consideration and it helps us improve our guest experience for future. We look forward to hosting you again!

    Purushottam (5)
    22 Nov 2021

    Staff was excellent. Jaydeep, ashwini, Gajanand , and specially Neha , who at middle of night was available for any assistance required. Also special thanks to Mr kapil, the manager.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hello Mr.Patel, 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!

    Adrian (5)
    18 Nov 2021

    What a great place to stay at! Massive property, great food and luxury at its best. The ops staff Kedar and Kapil were so cooperative. Ashwini and Gajanand who looked into housekeeping and food made sure we were taken care of. Loved the place and will surely visit again!

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Adrian, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We're happy to know about your pleasant stay with us and that you enjoyed the meals and hospitality. We look forward to hosting you again, with the best of our services!

    Tanmay (4.5)
    08 Nov 2021

    Large well appointed property located in close proximity to a nice beach.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Tanmay, Thank you for reviewing us. We are glad that you liked our home, we are glad you liked the location, the beach is our favorite part. Do book with us sometime soon, cannot wait to host you again. :)

    Sonam (4.8)
    17 Oct 2021

    Great stay at summer salt alibaug. Staff was good. There needs to be an AC in the living rooms. And the WiFi is not good.

    Saurabh (4.3)
    04 Oct 2021

    Great stay Couple of points to improve - ac in drawing room and beach access. Lights in bedroom can be better brighter

    Shridevi (5)
    21 Sep 2021

    The house itself is very beautiful and the location too. The staff work round the clock to keep it clean and tidy.our room ac stopped working but the caretaker jaydeep immediately called the repair guys and got it repaired by evening. Special mention for the cooking staff ashwini and her husband who cooked such delicious meals for so many people with a smiling face ,her fish and mutton preparations were loved by everyone. Clean crisp bedsheets and fluffy towels and beach towels too were provided.Overall we had a lovely stay i highly recommend it.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Shridevi, Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for the inconvenience caused. Thank you for your kind cooperation. Looking forward to hosting you again

    YOGESH (5)
    05 Sep 2021

    Home away from home is what I call this experience. Fabulous villa , extremely helpful n courteous staff . We were looked after very well . We had an awesome time .

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Yogesh, Thank you for this happy review. Do visit us again, cannot wait to host you. :)

    GAURAV (4.8)
    29 Aug 2021

    Excellent property

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Gaurav, Thank you for your feedback.

    Nitesh (5)
    28 Aug 2021

    Excellent hospitality and very good food clean neat and well maintained

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Nitesh, Thank you for your review. Please book with us sometime soon, cannot wait to host you again. :)

    CFO (5)
    18 Aug 2021

    Everything excellent

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi CFO, Thank you for your feedback.

    Society (4.8)
    17 Aug 2021

    Very spceious house as well as the rooms .All the family members have enjoyed in the swimming pool

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Society, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Please book with us sometime soon, we cannot wait to host again.

    Pushkar Suhash (5)
    23 Aug 2021

    We had spent three nights here on a family vacation and the experience we had was great . The location of the villa is one its best features as it is located in a village away from the hustle of the cities. The rooms too were really spacious and cozy and the villa had a very mansion like feel to it. The local food cooked by Ashwini was delicious. I would surely recommend this villa to anyone whos looking for a peaceful weekend getaway. This place got us from the forest of building to actual forest.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Pushkar, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you again.

    Minaar (3.8)
    09 Aug 2021

    Hi. We were five families (including 8 kids) who stayed at the summer salt over the last weekend. Our feedback is given below- Positives : -Excellent location, property was spacious, enough room for large groups -Staff was very polite, always ready to accommodate food requests for children, food was good and provided on time. - housekeeping staff kept the rooms and common areas clean Negative/ improvement required - the swimming pool was clean on Day 1 when we arrived. However, there was no filteration system for the pool. Hence after the second day, the pool water was dirty and we were not able to use it. We selected this property mainly for the pool facilities and the above was a disappointment. - Lighting inside the house needs to be enhanced, rooms were very dark post evenings. - Common areas like lounge, dining to have ventilation (window netting/ AC). Also the AC in some of the rooms, TV were not working properly. - kitchen was kept very dirty - Overall maintenance of the villa required Kind regards Bhakti Malse

    Hemali (4)
    14 Jul 2021

    Hi, The property was lovely and maintained fairly well. While the meals were delicious home cooked meals the quantity was very less for the no. Of people we were … in spite of planning in advance with the staff. This was pointed out repeatedly but was left uncorrected which only meant cutting corners.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Hemali, Thank you for taking your time to review us. We apologise for the inconvenience caused. Please be assured that we've looked into this issue.

    Prateek (4.3)
    13 Jul 2021

    House was clean, food was goos, Pool wasent that clean. If the space around the house can be developed in garden and kids area, it can be one of the good villas we can hear about in india. Ac to be put in halls ,as atmosphere is humid .

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Prateek, Thank you for your feedback. Please be rest assured that we've noted these down and the relevant team is looking into it.

    Harshit (4.8)
    14 Jun 2021

    Good property !

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Harshit, Thank you for your review. Please book with us some time soon, cannot wait to host you again. :)

    Rahul (4)
    22 Mar 2021

    Lovely property. With a nice pool with beach access. Lot of greenery. Perfect getaway for a group of 12-15 people

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Rahul, Thank you for taking your time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Please book with us some time soon, we cannot wait to host again.

    Rachita (5)
    16 Mar 2021

    A beautiful, serene getaway with very hospitable staff and great food. Really close to the beach and well maintained. We really enjoyed our break here.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Rachita, We're so glad you enjoyed your stay here. Thank you for reviewing us. Please visit us again. :)

    Vikram (5)
    07 Mar 2021

    The place was really maintained and nice view. Very good location

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Vikram, Thank you for your review. Please visit us some time soon, cannot wait to host again. :)

    Sudhir (4.3)
    22 Feb 2021

    Excellent property and great staff ! However, more staff members are required to cater to meals at such a large property with a large group of 10 plus in a single stay. Despite earnest efforts, meal preparations and helpings got considerably delayed.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Sudhir, Thank you for this valuable feedback. The relevant team is working on this.

    Shiladitya (5)
    20 Feb 2021

    General Manager, CleverTap

    An amazing property with the most courteous and attentive staff! The place is huge with expansive lawns and a fabulous pool where we spent hours all day.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Shiladitya, Thank you for taking your time to review us. We're glad you loved your stay with us. Please visit us again, cannot wait to host you. ;)

    Payal (4.3)
    09 Feb 2021

    Excellent Property... the garden, view and the pool make this property a must visit. Ashwini and the rest of the staff are always smiling and ready to serve. If you are a large group pls ensure that you clarify your meal preferences with the cook because we had an issue with the quantity of food served was never enough for our group of 15. Even though the property says it can accommodate 18.. they have only one cook which makes it difficult to serve such a large group

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Hi Payal, Thank you for this feedback. Our team is looking into this immediately.

    Sameer (4.3)
    02 Jan 2021

    Managing Director, The Vanity Case Group of Companies

    The place is huge and has a wonderful feel to it. A large stone house - airy and beautiful pool with a large garden. The beach

    28 May 2022

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