Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, Western Ghats, India
Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa is nestled in an unspoiled sylvan setting amidst the magnificent landscape of the Western Ghats. Offering a sanctuary for the body, mind and spirit, the retreat is spread across 320 acres of picturesque wilderness within the private Shillim Estate. It features among the most comprehensive spa facilities in Asia as well as all-villa accommodation, extensive culinary fare and a range of recreational options.
While the retreat’s mission “To Conserve. To Sustain. To Heal.” permeates every experience at the property, it is at the Shillim Spa that it is reinforced.
Location and Transfers
Situated a five minute walk from the village of Shillim in the Western Ghats.
The drive from Mumbai to the Retreat on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway takes just under 3 hours, and the drive from Pune takes 1.5 hours.
The retreat features five dining outlets that offer an extensive range of culinary fare including the best of spa cuisine in addition to Continental, Asian and local delicacies. Organic and locally sourced ingredients used also allow guests to enjoy fine dining while maintaining a regime of good nutrition.
Terrazzo – this all-day dining restaurant serves cuisine from around the world and offers casual indoor as well as al fresco seating with spectacular views over Shillim valley
The Valley Bar – the bar is the ideal place to start the evening. Relax with a drink as you settle down indoors or savour breathtaking views over the valley
The Green Table – at The Green Table spa restaurant the emphasis is on health and nutrition. Guests can savour organic cuisine as well as customised meals. The menu is inspired by fresh, seasonal produce and the cooking techniques stress the preservation of the natural flavours of the food
Tea House – discover the healing properties of tea with a selection of blends from around the country served in a restful setting
Library – relax with an eclectic collection of books or catch up on work. Enjoy sweeping views of the mountains as you savour a selection of organic beverages and fresh juices accompanied by a range of appetising hors d’oeuvres
Mountain Pool Bar & Bistro – savour a fine selection of daily specialities at this poolside bar, which also features a champagne display
The Reserve – choose from a wide range of wines from around the world at one of the largest wine cellars in the country. The Reserve also hosts regular wine tasting and learning sessions
Dining Prive – create a memorable experience by dining within the privacy of your villa or a location of your choice on the extensive grounds of the retreat
Chef’s Table – dine at this unique venue situated on the banks of a beautiful seasonal waterfall, overlooking the valley. Delight in a private dinner with the chef, while revelling in the magnificent natural atmosphere
Facilities and Activities
Relaxation centre and terraces
Watsu and Aqua Aerobics
Hydro thermal pavilion
Outdoor spa pool
Shillim Institute – encompasses a learning centre, cooking school as well as painting and pottery studio