Manori is a peaceful village very close to the suburbs of Mumbai. Its commonly known as Manori Creek. Manori is inhabited by local fishing and farming villagers most of who are Kolis, Kunbis and Bhandaris also known as East Indians. Manori Beach is a famous attraction for tourist from Mumbai and from other states.
Manori is a very popular weekend getaway for Mumbai people as its very easily accessible and gives you a experience of being in Goa, that how it earned the name of ‘Mini Goa’. Being a popular destination, there are numerous cottages and hotels offering stay to those coming for one day picnic as well as over night stay.
When to Visit
Can be visited throughout the year, however the best time to visit is from October to Feb as the climate is less humid during this time.
How to Reach Manori Beach
The closest station is Malad. Out of Malad station your will get BEST bus 272 (Charge appx. Rs.15) or take a Auto rickshaw (Rs. 100) around 7 Km to Marve Beach. From here there are ferry every 5 min which will cross you over to Manori. From Manori, you will get bus or Auto Rickshaw to Manori or Goria.
— You will have to reach via Bhayandar route. From National Highway 8, Get inside Kashi-Mira junction and keep straight. After 5 to 7 minutes of drive you will reach Bhayandar East West Flyover on left. Now keep following Essel World sign board and go straight on Uttan Road to reach Manori beach.
— Western Express Highway, 1st Left turn after Dahisar Octroi check naka Route to Esselworld, Gorai-Manori.
1. There are many hotels available for stay. Many are for couples only. If you are an family, check with the hotel before doing your booking.
2. You can enjoy the serenity and peaceful bliss of the beach, however swimming is not allowed in the water.
Some of the Pictures and Video of Manori which will give you a sneak peak of what to expect