Juhu Beach – Maharashtra
One of the most famous beaches in the “City that never sleeps” i.e. Mumbai is the picturesque Juhu Beach. This sprawling beach is located in the suburb of Juhu, and is surrounded by the Arabian Sea. It is also situated at a distance of approximately 18 km from city centre. In addition, this beach is renowned for food stalls that provide for local snacks such as bhelpuri, shevpuri etc.
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How to reach Juhu Beach
- By train:
The closest major railway station to this beach is located in Bandra. The Bandra Terminus is connected to major cities in the country especially located in the north and west zones.
- 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 to 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 Eastern Express Highway/Mumbai Agra National Highway and via Eastern Express Highway/Mumbai Agra National Highway and JVLR.
3. Via Kalyan:
There is one route from Kalyan to this beach, and is via NH-160 and Eastern Express Highway/Mumbai-Agra National Highway.
4. Via Navi Mumbai:
There are two routes from Navi Mumbai to this beach, and they are via Mumbai Highway/Mumbai-Bangalore Highway/ Mumbai-Pune Highway/SionPanvel Highway.
- By air:
The nearest airport is located in the suburb called Ville Parle. The ChhatrapatiShivaji International Airport is connected to major cities in the country as well as to international destinations.
Climate and the best time to visit Juhu 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/activities to do
This beach renowned for a number of food stalls that provide for street food/snacks such as Pani Puri, Bhel puri, Pav Bhaji etc located on this beach .In addition, there are number of popular Italian restaurants such as Little Italy, Mangi Ferra, Don Giovanni Penne etc are also situated around this beach. Furthermore, activities such as horse and camel rides are also available at this beach.