Amid the hustle and bustle of an urban life, Mumbai, the city that stays awake is also home to several beautiful, serene beaches. It lies on the coast of the Arabian Sea, and is one of the best places to witness a magical sunrise or sunset. Here are 5 beaches in and around Mumbai that you can visit –
- Aksa Beach:
Located between Borivali and Malad, this beach is off path, it is popular among young couples as well as families. One can enjoy a nice hot vada pav or a plate of hot Maggie here and enjoy quiet and peace.
- Girgaon Chowpatty:
Situated right in the midst of the business hub in south Mumbai, this beautiful beach is a stark contrast from the noisy streets of south Mumbai. It is a sight to behold during Ganesh Chaturthi when idols of every size and shape are immersed.
- Juhu beach:
This beach is one of the noisiest and crowded beaches in the entire city. It is in close proximity to various 5 star hotels and a number of celebrity homes. Popular among tourists, this beach is vibrant and lit, with food stalls where you can enjoy a yummy pav bhaji or a nice cold ice candy.
- Madh Island:
With a fort located right next to it, the Madh Island beach is a nice and serene place to hangout. It is a part of the fishing villages in Malad and is surrounded by mangroves. It is an idea place for a quiet and romantic date with your bae.
- Gorai Beach:
A scenic ferry ride from Borivali or Malad will get you to this beautiful beach. It is extremely popular among college students and is close to the amusement parks Essel World and Water Park. A night here is also a great idea.