Welcome to the complete guide of the Arnala Beach. Arnala Beach is located at the far north side of the Mumbai. The distance is around 65 km from mumbai and around 12 km from Vasai. Arnala Beach is 16 km. west of the picturesque town of Virar.
Here is the complete information you need to know before visit.
By Train: Get the latest time table of the mumbai local train to reach to the last station of the western railway line. the last station is Virar. From Virar you need to get a Shared or Special Auto Rickshaw. Get the revised auto rickshaw fare chart before you hire an Auto.
By Auto: Anyways the auto drivers never charge you the pre fixed auto fare there. they will take around 25-30 Rs. for sharing Auto and around 75-85 around Special auto.
The Distance from Vasai to Arnala Beach is around 12 km. Arnala Beach is 16 km. west of the picturesque town of Virar.
Arnala Fort – Arnala Fort is located around 12 km North from Vasai which is built on a small island off the Arnala port. The fort is also known as “Jaldurg” or “Janjire Arnala” because the fort is built on an island and surrounded on all sides by water.Earlier the Portuguese used to rule the, and before that it was controlled by the Muslim rulers of Gujarat.
Jivdani Mata Temple: This is the most Famous temple in Virar. This is located on the mountain. It has approximately 1375 steps. “Jivdani Doanger” is visible from the railway station also. This hill also offers a very picturesque view of Virar. Many people of Vasai especially – Mangayle, Koli and Bhandhari treat Javdani as their family goddess. The devotees return the “Navas” or blessing/favor by sacrificing goats and chickens. They also offer gold ornaments. Devotees believe that to return to have “Navas” granted they must climb the mountain and worship the goddess but not return the same way as they climbed the mountain.
Vajreshwari: This place is famous for its temple and hot water springs. It is mentioned as a in ancient “Puran” or holy books as a place blessed by the footsteps of Lord Rama and Lord Parshuram.
Other Attractions: Nariyal pani (Coconut Water) and Other basics Like Bhel Puri, Pani Puri Etc are some regular and famous eateries. In monsoon, boiled and rosted Butta (Sweet Corn) is available.
Other adventure and attractions being paragliding on beach, they charge Rs.300/- for 15 minutes sky ride and Camel ride at just Rs.30 to Rs.50.
Its an ideal location for one day picnic near Mumbai.
(1) Arnala Beach Resort –
It is located at Arnala Beach near Virar (9 kms) at 40 kms from Borivali / Thane and 75 kms from Dadar.
Arnala Beach Resort has been famous for its waterpark and is a day picnic destination for a long time.
Resort Address-Dist.Thane, 401303. Maharashtra, India
Resort Phone- +91 250 2585362
Mobile- +91 9370148768 / 9324493711 / 9325914817
Fax- +91 250 2505500
Email- [email protected]
(2) Swagat Beach Resort -
It is located on Arnala Beach just 8 km. west of the picturesque town of Virar, It is 10 Km. away from Vasai.
Resort Address – Arnala Beach, Virar (West), Mumbai, India 401 301.
Resort Phone - 0250-2587259/2585985
Resort Email - [email protected]
(3) Green Paradise Resort-
It is located at Arnala Beach Virar (W), Dist Thane, Maharashtra, India. Barely a one and half hour drive from Mumbai by Road or Rails.
Resort Address -Arnala Beach, Virar (W), Dist Thane, Maharashtra, India.
Email – [email protected]