One of the largest, fastest and most attractive metropolitan cities in India is Mumbai, a destination that attracts a large number of tourists throughout the year. The city’s energy, speed and modernity have not prevented it from losing its cultural ethos, heritage and splendor.
Of the many tourist attractions in Mumbai, the most interesting is its varied beaches. Being a coastal city, Mumbai offers several beaches that are perfect for spending time and having fun and frolicking. There are many Mumbai beach hotels that are committed to comfortable and relaxing 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. Chowpatty Beach is near Girgaum and remains crowded especially during Ganesh Puja.
Tourists can watch many idols of Ganesha drown in the sea as well as enjoy delicious fast food ranging from panipuri, bhelpuri, etc. Juhu Beach, in north Mumbai, is quite famous despite being polluted. Weekends get too crowded, although weekdays are quiet and the beach is also famous for street food. The beach is not very fun for swimming, but kids will enjoy playing cricket, basketball, volleyball, etc.
Madh Island Beach is known as a secluded and peaceful beach unlike any other beach in Mumbai. Tourists will love to visit the famous Harbadevi Temple, which is located on a hilltop as they can also enjoy the beautiful sea views. The island also boasts of having the church of St. The famous Bonaventure, believed to be a 16th century Portuguese church.
Among other beaches in Mumbai is Aksa beach which is visited by many tourists for its cleanliness, peace and serenity. Visitors will love the variety of shells lying on the beach, although swimming is considered unsafe. Gorai Beach also has quite a number of churches and serene charm.
Before traveling around, tourists should settle down from the various Mumbai hotels they wish to stay in. Out of various hotels in Mumbai which are close to the beach, Manama hotel is considered as one of the best hotels which are quite close to Nariman Point. Prices for hotels vary from Rs.2500 to Rs. 4000 and its facilities consist of comfortable rooms, good restaurant and secure parking.
This hotel has received nearly 30 reviews from guests recommending it as one of the best hotels near Mumbai beach. Listed among the sought after Mumbai beach hotels is the Gemini hotel with prices ranging from Rs.1000 to Rs.2000. The hotel offers facilities such as spacious rooms; restaurant etc. guests love the value for money and cleanliness of the hotel.