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Mahim Beach

Mahim beach is located near Palghar, Maharashtra, India. It is also a popular weekend getaway for tourists from Mumbai or around Mumbai like MatheranArnala Beach and Kelva beach.

Mahim beach is a part of the Mahim near which is an island. The Mahim beach offers the great view of the the Arabian Sea. The other beautiful thing to enjoy there is the greeneries and the sunset.  The Sunset view is the most popular here in Mahim.

Mahim Beach, Kelve Mahim beach resort, Kelve beach resort
Mahim Beach, Kelve Mahim beach resort, Kelve beach resort

One of the main attraction here is the Mahim fort, which is in ruins presently. Hostorical facts tell that the fort was built to protect Mahim from the invasion of Portuguese. Presently the Mahim beach is thriving with modern buildings, luxurious apartments, resorts and fantastic restaurants.

How to reach there?

Palghar Railway station is 8 km away from the city center. This railway station is well connected to Mumbai and other cities in India. Tourist taxi services from railway station to Palghar city and it costs about Rs 250.

Attractions Near Mahim beach

1. Mahim Creek

Mahim Creek is around 4.6 meter deep and 100 metere wide. The Mithi river drains into this creek which further drains into the Mahim Bay. They now has the Badra-Kurla Complex with thousands of corporate offices on both its sides.

The waters of the creek is quite smelling due to the dumping of untreated industrial chemicals.

2. Mahim Causeway

The Mahim Causeway is a vital link road connecting to the Mumbai City. The Causeway links the neighbourhoods of Mahim to the south with Bandra to the north.

3. Mahim Fort

Today the fort is almost ruined and encroachers and hutments occupy it.


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