Aksa Beach – Maharashtra
Located in a village called Aksa in Malad is the scenic “Aksa Beach”. This beautiful beach surrounded by coconut trees is situated in the city of Mumbai in Maharashtra. It is considered to be one of the most secluded beaches in the “City of dreams” i.e. Mumbai, and hence attracts few visitors. In addition, this beach also possesses a variety of snails and shells. Furthermore, on one end of this beach lies the base of the Indian Navy i.e. INS Hamla. It is situated at a distance of 1.8 km (via Madh – Marve Rd and Dana Pani Rd) from Dana Pani Beach.
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How to reach Aksa Beach
Aksa Beach Map
- By train:
The closest major railway station to this beach is located in Malad. The Malad Railway Station is well connected to major suburbs in the city located on the western line.
- By road:
If you intend to drive to this beach then the ideal starting points would be Pune, Thane, Kalyan, and Navi Mumbai.
- Via Pune:
There is one route from Pune to this beach, and it is via Mumbai-Bangalore Highway/Mumbai-Pune Highway.
2. Via Thane:
There are two routes from Thane to this beach, and they are via NH-48 and via Eastern Express Highway/Mumbai Agra National Highway and JVLR.
3. Via Kalyan:
There is one route from Kalyan to this beach, and it is via NH-48.
4. Via Navi Mumbai:
There are two routes from Navi Mumbai to this beach, and it is via Mumbai Highway/Mumbai Bangalore Highway/Mumbai-Pune Highway/Sion-Panvel Highway and Western Express Highway.
- By air:
The nearest airport is located in the suburb called Ville Parle. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is connected to major cities in the country as well as to international destinations.
Climate and the best time to visit the Aksa Beach
The climate at this beach during the summer season which begins in March and ends in May is extremely hot with the mercury rising to up to about 40 degree Celsius. The rainfall received during the monsoon season which begins in June and ends in September is “heavy”. The winter season which begins in November and ends in February on the other hand is pleasant with the mercury even dropping to a minimum of a 10 degree Celsius. So the ideal time to visit this beach is during the winters from November to February.
Things to do at Aksa Beach
There are not many things/activities to do that can be found at this beach. Although there are places located in close proximity to this beach such as Madh/Marve Beach, and the famous Essel World Amusement Park and Water Kingdom Water Park that are worth visiting.
Word of Caution
The water at this beach is not safe since the waves are unpredictable and there have reported case of drowning. So swimming at this beach is not recommended. Additionally, since the area around this beach is isolated it is advisable to leave this beach before 7 pm as it is unsafe once dark.