Beaches of Mumbai

Beaches of Mumbai

Beaches of Mumbai: Mumbai is an island and a coastal city. The Arabian Sea surrounds it.

The west coast of Mumbai is exposed to the sea, and therefore you will find all the beaches on the western side of Mumbai.

Some of the beaches and shore are used by the Naval force. The general public is not allowed.

The beaches for the general public and tourists include Girgaum Chowpatti, Dadar Chowpatti, Juhu Beach, Versova Beach, Madh Island, Madh Island, Aksa Beach, Manori Beach, Marve Beach, and the Gorai Beach.

Since Mumbai is an Island, Beaches have proven to be the best place for Mumbaikars and tourists to take a timeout from the busy life and relax in the serenity of fresh breeze and sound of waves.

Marve beach is one of the places where one can see boats of local fishermen full of fish. The fishes are brought to the shore for sorting and dispatching to various locations in Mumbai and surrounding cities.

Beaches of Mumbai

01 Juhu Beach 

Located between Vileparle and Santacruz.

This beach is stretched quite vide and has various vendors selling food items, gift items, children’s toys, clothing, shoes, etc.

Juhu beach is close to Vile Parle railway station. Around 3 km. You can take an auto from here to Juhu Beach.

02 Aksa Beach

Located in Malad West, this is a place that is a favorite of the film industry. You will find the shooting films and TV serials happening quite often at this location.

This beach is banned for swimming as there are spots where there is quicksand, and the beach has strong undercurrents making it dangerous to swim. It is advised not to venture into the sea at Aksa Beach.

From Malad station, you may take a bus or Auto to reach this beach. It is around 7 km from Malad West railway station.

Aksa Beach

03 Madh Island

Located in Malad West, this place is not a favorite tourist attraction as it is not very popular and is mainly a bay for fishermen to get their catch onshore.

From Malad station, you may take a bus or Auto to reach this beach. It is around 12 km from Malad West station and close to Marve and Aksa beach.

Beaches of Mumbai

04 Manori Beach 

This beach is truly an island. You will need to cross the Marve creek using a boat to reach this place.
It is a good picnic spot. Off late, this place has not been preferred by families as you will usually find couples coming here in big numbers.
You will need to take a bus or an Auto from Malad west railway Station to reach Marve beach and then take a boat to cross the creek; then you would need to take an auto to reach Manori Beach.

05 Marve Beach 

This is a very small beach. You will need to take a bus or an Auto from Malad Station to reach Marve beach.

It’s around 6 km from Malad west station. This is the spot from where you can cross over to Manori, go to the Global Vipassana Pagoda, or even Essel world or water kingdom via ferry boat.

06 Gorai Beach 

This is the best place for families. You can take a cottage for a single night, and it will cost you around Rs.1200. It is a beautiful place with a beach where you can swim.

This is considered to be a safe beach to swim in. However, please consult the locals or the local authorities before you decide to take a plunge.

You will need to take a bus or an Auto from Malad Station to reach Marve beach and then take a boat to cross, and then you would need to take an auto to reach Manori Beach.

Come and Visit the huge collection of Beaches in Mumbai.

Beaches of Mumbai
Fishermen boats parked at Marve Beach
Gorai Beach
India slush ice street vendors cart, hoping to trade before the end of a day on the beach at Gorai, Mumbai, India.
Beaches of Mumbai
Manori Beach during high tide. Only rocks and water are visible.
Beaches of Mumbai
View of Manori Beach during Sunset.

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