Tapola famously called the mini Kashmir of the west is a rustic hamlet with a magnificent lake - Shivsagar. Tapola is at the end of the road from Mahabaleshwar, Tapola is 25 kilometers away and the drive to Tapola is a picturesque one with vistas galore on either side of the road.
Shivsagar Lake and Boat club
Shivsagar Lake - a 90 km long water body is infact the reservoir of the Koyna dam. If you are a water sports enthusiast Tapola is the place to head to. Be it boating, water scooter rides or swimming Tapola will certainly not make you feel confined.
A unique biosphere Kas Pathar or Kas plateau is the valley of flowers of Maharashtra. After monsoons from August to November this vast plateau turns into a bed of flowers with more than 150 varieties of flowers.