Spa and Resorts
- Manas Resort Igatpuri
- Water Kingdom And Essel World Mumbai
- Green Valley Spa Resort
Igatpuri is a town and a Hill Station municipal council in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located in the Western Ghats. Igatpuri railway station lies in Nashik District between Mumbai and Nashik Road on the Central Railway. Igatpuri is known for Vipassana International Academy, where ancient technique of meditation is taught called Vipassana. The place is one of the best places to visit in Maharastra in monsoon. It is a hill station on busy Mumbai-Agra NH-3 only 45 km from Nasik and 130 km from Mumbai. There is a major presence of the Indian Railways within this small town.Igatpuri is surrounded by the highest peaks in Sahyaadri i.e. Western Ghats, most of them are forts built in Satavahana dynasty. It's heavenly for trekkers and hikers, Most Indian (Hindi) movie outdoor scenes specially songs are shot in Igatpuri region. Igatpuri is a place of significance in terms of Vipassana meditation. The International Centre for Vipassana meditation called Dhammagiri, supposedly the largest Vipassana Center, is located here. This region consists of those mountains which are accessed by trains going from Mumbai CST to Kasara and Igatpuri. Local trains only go up to Kasara, and don't climb the Thal Ghat from Kasara to Igatpuri. Hence to go to Igatpuri, one has to either take a long distance train or reach Kasara by a suburban train and then take a bus uphill.
EsselWorld is a theme park owned by Pan India Paryatan Pvt. Ltd. (PIPPL). It is situated in Gorai, Mumbai, India and was established in 1986. EsselWorld along with its counterparts, Water Kingdom, are stretched over 64 acres of land. Together, they are recognized as India's Largest Amusement And Water Park as well as Asia's Largest Theme Water Park.EsselWorld, along with Adlabs Imagica, are the only amusement parks in India that are said to be up to international standards. It draws in an estimated 1.8 million visitors annually, of which approximately 300,000 are students.EsselWorld is home to a variety of rides appropriate for individuals of all ages. It boasts a catalogue of thirteen family rides, nine adrenaline-pumping thrill rides and nine children's rides.Apart from the conventional features of a theme park such as rollercoasters and rides, EsselWorld is also host to Mumbai's first ice skating rink, spanning 3400 square feet. The park maintains the rink's temperature at a constant 4 degrees Celsius.The dance floor is an added characteristic of the park that enables visitors to hold parties at the park. It enjoys colored lights, high definition audio, and a glass dance floor. To maintain it's international demeanor the dance hall plays a fusion of Bollywood as well as Western music.Additionally, the theme park also comprises a 6-lane bowling alley widely known as "Riki's Rocking Alley". The bowling alley consists of an in-built arcade as well as a restaurant, "Tandoori One", which serves vegetarian Indian cuisine
Set amidst a pristine and a picturesque landscape, Green Valley Spa Resort offers a fresh breath of life to one who wants to get closer to nature.Set in the heart of Nasik, a city located on the banks of the river Godavari, the Resort is flanked by serene and peaceful locales, which offers the much needed respite to city dwellers.With a 2.5 hour drive from Mumbai, Green Valley Spa Resort is the perfect place for people looking for a quick weekend getaway from the city hustle and coming back completely rejuvenated. Adding to the grandeur of the Resort, are the famous Nasik vineyards, Trimbakeshwar and the "Kumb Mela"