Thank you very much for taking time out to explore The Machan for your Corporate Offsite Meetings & Exclusive Event needs. We do hope that you shall give us an opportunity to host you on the 25 acre island of Green that is The Machan, Lonavala.
The Machan offers a fantastic opportunity for those looking to conduct business or host events in a unique setting. Our arboreal units are complemented by an arboreal Executive Centre with 850 sqft of Air Conditioned indoor space equipped with 120-inch projection system, 7.1 surround sound, a microphone and standard meeting paraphernalia. The indoor space can accommodate up to 40+ guests in a classroom format and other setups are laid out per request. The Centre also boasts of 1,000 sqft of pre-function, bar and dining areas allowing guest to enjoy an indoor outdoor experience.
In order to offer a truly unique experience to our guests, we have various types of accommodation on our property. One is our larger structure called the Heritage Machan, which is a 2,400 sq ft tree-house villa with three separate sleeping areas and two bathrooms. The Heritage Machan can comfortably accommodate 4 to 6 guests.
The other accommodations we have are our Canopy Machans which are 800 sq ft each and are independent from one other. Every Canopy Machan has a large 200 sq ft deck, a master bedroom with a double bed with an attached bath. Each Canopy Machan can comfortably accommodate 2 guests (maximum 3).
Additionally, we have our Forest Machan. The Forest Machan comprises of spacious suites:
Two of these suites have – a) a Sleeping Area, b) a Loft, c) two Full Bathrooms, d) an Outdoor Rain Shower, e) a comfy Seating Area and f) a private 220 sq. ft. Hardwood Deck. (2- 4 guests depending on Forest or Forest Plus units)
Our newest structures are known as the Jungle Machans. The Jungle Machan is set up like a suite and has the following distinct sections - a) Master Bedroom b) Two Bathrooms, including outdoor shower and tub c) Wooden Decks & d) the Loft. Creature comforts aside, the Jungle Machans also boast of a glass ceiling above the bed (for those starry nights) and an open to sky bath with a bathtub and rain shower (an experience not to be missed). For larger families and groups, each Jungle Machan also offers the benefit of a loft area with a Queen size bed and its own private sit-out, the views from which are truly unmatched. (2 - 4 guests depending on Jungle or Jungle Plus units)
Finally, nestled within our forest, is our new retreat in the woods, our ground-based wood & glass Cabins. Our Cabin offer up to 2 guests a spacious, private abode without compromising on any modern amenities. Each Cabin is equipped with a master bedroom, attached bath and a private sit-out and can comfortably accommodate 2 guests.
A few points to keep in mind when exploring The Machan as your destination:
1. Check-in time is 14:00 hrs & Check-out time is 11:00 hrs, although if your guests wish to arrive a little early we could start their conference/event in the morning and even complete Lunch prior to check-in.
2. Please note that we are an eco-property and generate electricity only through wind/solar power. For the said reason, none of our accommodations are air-conditioned and therefore ceiling fans and coolers (during the day) are provided in each Machan.
3. As an exception, the Executive Centre where we hold conferences/events is air-conditioned.
4. Due to our remote location, network connectivity (phone) is sporadic on our property. That being said, we have signal boosters at the Executive Centre allowing full signal for Idea & Vodafone only. Unfortunately, we currently do not have Wi-Fi available onsite, but Edge data services on Idea & Vodafone will be available at the Executive Centre.
5. Kindly note that outside food & beverages (soft or hard) are not permitted on our property.
1. Interactive guided morning nature trail around our 25 acres for all guests to enjoy and learn about the local flora and fauna of the Western Ghats.
2. Yoga session with a trained instructor.
3. Evening Private Bonfire (weather dependent), where guests can sit around and enjoy their drinks & starters under the starry night sky.
4. Tea/coffee services twice during the conference session along with snacks in the evening and complimentary bottled water during the full duration of the conference.
5. Two bottles of mineral water (500ml) replenished daily per room.
For our Corporate clients we also have on offer the following options:
Incentive Vouchers –
Vouchers are a great way to reward and incentivise your teams. We have a variety of different Machans available at different price points to suit your needs ranging from Rs. 8,000 for two guests up to Rs. 25,000 for six guests per night.
Block Bookings –
We offer great rates for corporates looking to make block booking with us that are valid for up to a year. Please do reach out to us with your needs and we can get a custom quote out to you.
Please do peruse through the rest of our website for information, images and much more. Also, please feel free to reach out to our dedicated Reservations team at +91-7666-MACHAN (+91-7666-622426) or firstname.lastname@example.org for a custom consultation based on your needs.