Maitree Group (Ratnagiri) has always been a host to many National Heros, Celebrities and Karmaveer’s across India. They were proud to host them at one of their hotel, viz.: Hotel Maratha Recidency & Hotel Sea Fans. To name a few were Sindhutai Sapkal, Late Shri Madhav Apte, Prajakta Mali, Prashant

Damle, Lalita Babar, Pandit Ronu Majumdar, Dr. Gopal Qadri and the list continues…

Once again Maitree Group was proud for being the host to a National Hero, Mr. Suyash Jadhav – The only 

Indian Para Swimmer to have achieved ‘A’ qualifying mark for the 2016 

Paralympics in Rio.



Few days back Kairi Vishranti Homestay had announced  Kojagiri Special tour of Kokan to beat Covid fatigue and four couples and 2 singles took this opportunity! And KBBF Ratnagiri had a hand in making it a grand success !

Gargi Deosthali of Pakwann ( पक्वान्न ) provided us packed breakfast of उकडीचे मोदक & थालिपीठ with special garlic Chutney which handed over to us on dot & of course  Fantastic taste !

Prof Surendra Thakurdesai , Spouse of our member Mrs Saee Thakurdesai took us to Devache Gothane and we all were mesmerized by his interaction , Knowledge and unique passion for Kokan !

Lunch was at Mrs Saee’s home and all travel veterans were served with heavenly food of Kokan ..all home made from all home grown ingredients!

Suhas Thakurdesai , doyen of KBBF Ratnagiri needs a special mention .

At a very short notice he served food to 7 of us at his superb facility at Hotel Sea Fans even though Kitchen there was closed ! He made fantastic arrangement throwing open the Suite which enabled us to  refresh and then enjoy  delicious dinner culminating in Kojagiri special milk at terrace with the view of sea & lighthouse .

Thanks to Gargi Deosthali , Mrs Saee & Mrs Surendra Thakurdesai & Lastly Suhas Thakurdesai ! KBBF and specially Ratnagiri is helping me in my Kairi Vishranti Homestay endeavour!