Mumbai Beaches and Beach Hotels

One of the biggest, fastest and crowd pulling metropolis in India is Mumbai, a destination that attracts many tourists round the year. The energy, pace and modernity of the city doesn’t deter it from losing its cultural ethos, heritage and grandeur. Out of the many tourist attractions in Mumbai, the most fascinating are the varied beaches. Being a coastal city, Mumbai boasts of several beaches that are apt to spend time and have fun and frolic. There are plenty of Mumbai beach hotels that commit for comfortable and relaxed accommodation.

Beaches in Mumbai

There are various beaches in Mumbai namely, Chowpatti (Girgaum), Dadar Chowpatti, Juhu Beach, Versova Beach, Madh Island, Aksa Beach, Manori Beach, Marve Beach and Gorai Beach. The Chowpatty Beach is near Girgaum and remains crowded especially during Ganesh Puja. Tourists can watch innumerable Ganesha idols getting immersed in the sea as well as relish delicious fast food ranging from panipuri, bhelpuri etc. Juhu Beach, in northern Mumbai, is quite famous though it gets polluted. Weekends get too crowded, though weekdays are peaceful and the beach is also famous for street food. The beach is not quite fun for swimming, but children would enjoy playing cricket, basketball, volleyball etc. Madh Island beach is famous for being a secluded and peaceful beach unlike other beaches of Mumbai. Tourists would enjoy visiting the famous known Temple of Harbadevi, located on hilltop as they can also have a splendid view of the sea. The island also boasts of having the famous church of St. Bonaventure, believed to be a 16th century Portuguese church. Among other beaches in Mumbai is the Aksa beach that is thronged by many tourists for its cleanliness, peace and serenity. Visitors would love the variety of shells lying on the beach, though swimming is considered unsafe. Gorai beach also has quite many churches as well as a calm charm.

Before touring, tourists must finalize from the various Mumbai hotels, that they would like to stay in. Out of the various hotels in Mumbai near beaches, hotel Manama is considered to be one of the best hotels that are quite closer to the Nariman Point. The prices for the hotel vary from Rs.2500 to Rs. 4000 and the amenities comprise of comfortable rooms, amazing restaurant and secured parking. The hotel has got nearly 30 reviews from the guests who have recommended it for being one of the best Mumbai hotels near beach. Enlisted among the sought after Mumbai beach hotels is hotel Gemini with prices ranging from Rs.1000 to Rs.2000. The hotel offers facilities like spacious rooms; restaurant etc. guests have liked the value for money and the cleanliness of the hotel.