Au Naturel: The Machan Lonavala

Discover the way nature and its beauty seeps in, at The Machan in Lonavala
By Charu Sharma

Spread over 25 acres in Jambulne near Lonavla, and 3,000 feet above sea level, The Machan is an eco-resort like none other. With unique tree houses, breathtaking views, aesthetic interiors and recherché architecture, the property is all about nature and serenity, and just being there is relaxing.

The resort has five uniquely designed machans that are encased in clear glass and rustic teak; and have
naturally ventilated rooms – Heritage Machans, Canopy Machans, Sunset Machans, Forest Machans and Jungle
Machans. To unwind, treat yourself to the therapies on offer at the spa here, stargaze from within the comfort of your private deck, go trekking and cycling, enjoy birding, or visit the magnificent historical sites around. Better still, laze around in hammocks, read a book, or do yoga.

The Machan Lonavala

The property’s location makes it ideal for visit throughout the year. Each season gives the place a characteristic look and feel. Abiding by its philosophy, The Machan runs on 100 per cent solar and wind energies, provides pure mountain water for consumption, has a natural pool, irrigates the plants on the property with recycled water and uses eco-friendly products and toiletries. Moreover, part of the food served here is cooked on parabolic solar cookers to conserve energy.

Lush valleys, gushing waterfalls, and seamless beauty around – The Machan’s vivid aura coaxes joy out of you.

The Machan
Private Road, Atvan
Maharashtra - 401401
07666 62 24 26 / +91 95 94 05 31 13