Lavasa is a quick weekend destination from Pune, perfect for relaxing. Lavasa is located near the city of Pune in the state of Maharashtra. Tourism in the city is probably the only industry alive. It is difficult to reach there by public transport, so having your own vehicle is recommended. The lake is the heart of the town. Normal and tandem bicycles can be rented in the lake city. The restaurants are mainly located by the lakeside promenade. It is a nice place to be visited both by family travellers and couple travellers. The city resembles an Italian town Portofino.