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If you want a slice of the Amazon Rainforest in India, this is where you need to be! Located amidst a lush coconut, beetle, banana and spice plantation in Sindhudurg, Maharashtra, the Plantation Retreat is a magical experience in nature. 

The eco-friendly, farm retreat is an ideal getaway for wanderers who love disconnecting from everything and running away to nature. A highly recommended experience for slow travellers who enjoy calm and soulful getaways. 


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ABOUT THE STAY

The Samant family conceptualised this retreat with the idea of sharing nature and all its wonders with travellers and inviting them to experience a few days of complete relaxation and serenity amidst their lush, dense plantation in Sindhudurg. 

The Plantation Cottage is an excellent weekend getaway for travellers who love nature, relaxation, walks and yummy food. If you love close to nature and culturally enlightening experiences, this is where you need to be!

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THE ROOMS

Surrounded by dense forests on all sides, lie a cluster of 4 eco-friendly cottages, built with immense attention to detail. With huge glass windows overlooking the plantation, an excellently designed bathroom, comfortable beds and a private sit out, each plantation cottage is a magical experience. 

The rooms are tastefully decorated with a perfect blend of traditional structures and modern amenities making ones stay truly comfortable and beautiful!

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the hosts

Home to the Samant family, the Plantation Cottage is a true work of love and passion. The family consists of Mr. Pravin Samant, his wife and his son, Prathamesh, who are all whole heartedly committed to their project.

While Pravin manages the construction and building aspects of the retreat, Prathamesh ensures the travellers have an amazing time at the retreat. The lady of the house, and also the head chef is a fantastic host whose culinary expertise will leave you licking your fingers clean! All their efforts combine to make the Plantation Cottage an excellent, close to nature hideaway. 


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LOCATION
The Plantation Cottage is located in Sindhudurg,
Maharashtra.

GET THERE
By Road: 

6 to 9 hours from Pune & Mumbai respectively. 
By Train: 
Nearest station is in Kudal, 40 mins away. 
By Air:
Nearest airport is in Goa, 2 hrs away.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT
June - September, the monsoon season, is the best time to visit. 

BEST SUITED FOR
Solo travellers, Couples, small groups of friends and families

PRICE
Rs. 4,000 per night inclusive of all meals on single occupancy.
Rs. 5,900 per night inclusive of all meals on double occupancy.


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ACTIVITIES

The Plantation cottage is an ideal place for slow travellers as well as adventure junkies and activity seekers.

For the ones who like to stay in and relax, this is a great place to read and write. Whether you're indoors or outdoors, you're bound to find an inspiring corner for yourself. 

The retreat is a great place for travellers who love walking. The hosts arrange guided village walks, nature walks, and forest treks. You can also visit the nearby farms and learn about local farming practices or spend your time spotting hundreds of different birds found in the region. 

If you're looking for some adventure, head out to Tarkarli located 20 minutes away for some water sports like para-sailing and speed boats, or take an early morning boat tour to spot dolphins!

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INSPIRED TO WANDER?

As a result of my travels to the plantation, I have been able to build a great relationship with the owners and work out a fantastic deal for you! The property offers an exclusive 10% discount to all Wanderbugs who wish to experience its beauty.

You can avail of this offer by mentioning 'Wanderbug' to your hosts at the time of booking. 


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