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General Information about Lavasa

"The first planned hill city of India"

Known as India's newest hill station, The city is a beautiful project, stylistically based on the Italian town Portofino. Spread across 7 hills, covering an area of 25000 acres, Lavasa is a perfect blend of beauty and infrastructure.

Lavasa is a privately planned hill city located near Pune in Maharashtra. This modern day hill station is an enjoyable retreat for all its visitors and has a lot to offer to its tourists from picturesque sceneries to an extremely well-developed infrastructure including hotels, resorts, educational institutes, malls, residential property, IT companies etc. Lavasa is turning out to be a new hangout for people looking for a small trip away from the hustle and bustle of hectic city life. It is absolutely a leisure holiday destination located in the middle of lush green hills. Lavasa city is located in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra and manages to charm one with its mesmerising views. It is situated in Mose Valley near Pune at a distance of 65 Km, about an hour drive, and from Mumbai, it is approximately 200 Km away. Spread over 25,000 acres of land, it covers 65 Km of lakefront that gives the whole city a mesmerising look.

Currently, there are three hotels in Lavasa. The Fortune Select, it is large and affluent. There is the Waterfront Shaw, which consists of serviced apartments. Exquisitely designed 2 and 1 bedroom apartments, and studio apartments with an international touch. One of the restaurants here is The All American Diner. The food here is just to die for. Overall, the Waterfront Shaw, is usually the most recommended option here. The Ekaant Retreat is the third hotel.

The drawback is that it is very congested in peak seasons.

This place is ideal for tourists of every kind. Suitable for backpackers from places like Mumbai, Pune etc.

A popular hotel management institute, Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa, is also situated here, having an authorised certification from the popular hotel management chain situated in Lausanne, Switzerland.

A theme park of over 65 acres (0.26 km2) in size is planned.

A 200-acre health and wellness centre and an herb plantation are also planned.

Lavasa has won several awards for its plans and designs. In 2005, Dasve village in Lavasa won awards from the Congress for the New Urbanism and the American Society of Landscape Architects. In 2009, the St. Louis chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognised the Lavasa landscape master plan with a merit award.

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