ClubMahindra

Sherwood, Mahabaleshwar

18°C Partly sunny w/ t-storms
34 Reviews
Pune - 116 Kms - 3 hours

Nestled in the lush greenery of the Sahayadris, Mahabaleshwar has everything you need to enjoy the perfect holiday – a superb climate, abundance of nature, adventure activities, and lots of great food. Club Mahindra Mahabaleshwar Sherwood is ideally located to enjoy all these, and more. It is easily accessible from Pune (120 Km) and Mumbai (265 Km), with excellent roads connecting them. Situated just 3 km from the town centre, the resort is spread over 8 acres of dense forest. Rooms a

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Scenic Trails

Venna Lake

Enjoy sunset with the backdrop of the quaint mountains

Wilson Point

Highest point in Mahabaleshwar

Venna Lake
Wilson Point

Culture

Pratapgad
Pratapgad
Uninterrupted view of the Konkan Coastline

Pratapgad

Situated at a height of 900 meters above sea level, Pratapgarh Fort lets you enjoy an uninterrupted view of the Konkan Coastline. This fort was built by the Maratha rulers in 1656 to mark the location of the famous battle Pratapgarh battle between Shivaji and Afzal Khan. Visit here and experience the complex history and architecture of the Maratha Kingdom, while soaking in the surreal beauty of nature. Craving for some more history fix, then don’t forget to visit the Bhavani Mata Temple, Pratapsinh Garden, Shivaji Maharaj Statue and the Tomb of Afzalkhan. You will get a real glimpse of the Maratha kingdom history at these sites.

Local food and festivals

Batata Vada
Indian-style burger

Batata Vada

Batata vada is a dish that has broken all geographical and cultural barriers to become world-famous! It is nothing but crisp potato fritters encased in a gram flour batter.

Strawberries
Succulent and fresh

Strawberries

Anyone who has ever heard of Mahabaleshwar would agree that it is synonymous with strawberry. One of the most widely grown fruit in the region, Mahabaleshwar is known for its succulent and fresh strawberries. Along with strawberries; mulberries, carrots, corn and cherry tomatoes are also a speciality of the region. Any visit to Mahabaleshwar is incomplete without indulging in the sinful and heavenly Strawberry with Cream.

Ganesh Chaturthi
At the Dholya Ganpati temple in Wai

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is a major festival here. For ten days during August/September, the elephant headed Lord is the main guest of every house, and prayers are conducted throughout the town. The Dholya Ganpati temple, at Wai, housing a huge Ganesha idol has a grand ten day celebration.

Gudi Padwa
Maharashtrian New Year

Gudi Padwa

The Maharashtrian New Year, Gudi Padwa is celebrated all over Mahabaleshwar in March-April. Homes are decorated and prayers offered for an auspicious year ahead, and people also fly kites.

Strawberry Festival
For food aficionados

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry festival is held in Mahabaleshwar during the month of March for 2 days celebrating the harvest of fresh strawberries. Hosted at strawberry plantations surrounding the city, this festival sees a lot of participation from the locals with stalls offering varied types of strawberry delicacies. Nature and food aficionados from different parts of the state arrive here to sample some of the world’s best strawberries. The date of the festival varies every year therefore you are recommended to please contact our Club Mahindra resort staff for details regarding this.

Holiday activities

Boating
Enjoy the exercise

Boating

Boating on the Venna Lake is an experience not to be missed. The huge mountain lake, formed by the Krishna River, is a picturesque sight, surrounded by the lush greenery of the Sahayadris. Hire a boat and spend a blissful hour relaxing, or, hire a pedal boat and enjoy the exercise.

Games
Relax indoors

Games

Relax indoors with games to test your strategies as well as skills, with board games such as Carom and Chess. The pool table and the Table Football can keep you busy for hours, as can video games. All these are available in the Holiday Activity centre. If you are the outdoor kind, you can rent cricket sets or a football, and go play with your family and friends.

Horse Riding
Excellent way to explore the mountains

Horse Riding

Horses are an excellent way to explore the mountains. The resort can arrange for horses to take you around, with guides to accompany you, as you explore the less frequented areas of Mahabaleshwar. Children can try their hand at riding one on the short trails near the lake.

Trekking
Set out for a beautiful walk

Trekking

The Sahayadris are a trekkers’ paradise, and there are many trails you can try, in and around Mahabaleshwar, based on your abilities. There are easy trails even kids can go on, to longer and tougher ones for the professionals, and the resort arranges for treks as well guides to accompany you.

Crafts
Pottery making

Crafts

If you are artistically inclined, try out the hobby kits at the Holiday Activity centre. You can also try out pottery making or puppet making, which are conducted at regular intervals during the week. And yes, you can take your work back home, as pleasant reminders of your stay at the resort.

Travel Info

getting there

  • Pune

    116 Kms | 3 hours
    • Pune

      116 Kms | 3 hours
    • Mumbai

      270 Kms | 5 hours 30 mins
    • Satara

      55 Kms | 1 hour 30 mins
      • Satara

        55 Kms | 1 hour 30 mins
      • Pune

        120 Kms | 3 hours
      • Mumbai

        270 Kms | 5 hours 30 mins
      • Pune

        141 kms | 3 hrs 30 mins
        • Pune

          141 kms | 3 hrs 30 mins
        • Mumbai

          270 kms | 5 hrs 25 mins

Airlines at airports closest to Pune

  • Frequent flights from Delhi, Kolkatta.
  • Frequent flights from Delhi.

Weather Info December 04,Sunday

18°C Partly sunny w/ t-storms TODAY
Saturday 16°C
Monday 17°C
Tuesday 15°C
Wednesday 16°C

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