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An idyllic farmstay away from the city

-- Back to the Elements, Karjat

Located in an idyllic village very close to Mumbai is 15 acres of farmstay nestled in the scenic hills of Karjat. This Unhotel – Back to the Elements is India’s first earth-built centre for all things artistic and creative. 


This Unhotel is perfect to relax and rejuvenate. Learn to Unlearn the busy city life and Connect to Disconnect. The rustic, chic ambience of the Art Village is the perfect way to take a breather from the urban life.

What to Expect At Your Stay

  • Enjoy the architecture of the place – complete with The roofs which are thatched by a team of female artisans from Bhuj. 
  • A recreation centre with dedicated areas for printmaking, pottery and an art gallery, a café and an amphitheater.
  • Take a stroll to the manmade lake which is just a stone’s throw away.
  • Enjoy masterclasses in many mediums of art that the guests can enrol in.
  • Relax and rejuvenate as you connect with nature.
  • Busy yourself with pottery, printmaking, farming and papermaking.

Back to the Elements, Karjat


Location: Karjat, Maharashtra


Nearest Airport: Chatrapathi Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai


Nearest Train Station: Mumbai


Nearest Driveable Hub: Mumbai (1.5 hours)



There are three cottages here with two rooms and four beds in each with an attached bath with open to sky showers. All the materials used to build the Unhotel are from the earth using mud and recycled wood frames. Freshly cooked vegetarian meals with produce grown and harvested from our own organic farms. 

Drive down to Karjat for an ideal weekend getaway. Experience art, nature and architecture in one rustic Unhotel.


Whether you’re an artist or not, this Unhotel is sure to bring more colour into your life. Unplug from that urban life and immerse yourself in the simpler pressures. Connect with lost arts and enjoy a truly immersive experience. This artsy retreat is the perfect weekend getaway, just a small drive from Mumbai.

Domestic Inquiries:

+91 96500 33353

International Inquiries:

+91 96504 00466

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