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Bordi

Location On Gujarat-Maharashtra border
Distance from Mumbai 145kms
Features Unspoilt Beach
Other Attraction Dahanu, Santoshi Mata Mandir, Maha Laxmi Temple
Best Time Between October and March

Bordi is a peaceful and uncluttered beach town, easy backdrop and simple life style that is sure to detoxify your fast forward lifestyle. Just 145 kms from Mumbai, Bordi is a great weekend getaway. Lying North of Mumbai, on the Gujarat-Maharashtra border, Bordi is famous for its long stretch of clean beaches, chickoo orchards and casurina trees.

Beach being the prime attraction in the town, Bordi is a perfect place to unwind and de stress amidst the sand fringed with a series of orchards. Do whatever you please - it's a perfect heaven for those willing to get in tango with nature. You could sunbathe, swim or just stroll along the empty stretches of the Beach. What differentiates Bordi from other beaches across Maharashtra is the color - Bordi Beach sparkles with golden aura while other beaches are silver.

With a large Parsi community, Bordi is a great place to observe and enjoy their rich culture and cuisine. You could make your trip to Bordi at anytime you wish, like any tropical coastal area Bordi becomes quite uncomfortable to be during summer, heat and humid take toll. Monsoons are magnificent with the entire countryside turning lush green.

You could make a visit to temple in Bordi. Santoshi Mata mandir and Mahalaxmi temple are flocked by the devotees. If you are interested in historical soaps, then Bordi has Vrindavan studios where India's mega historical serials have been shot.

How to Reach Bordi

By Air
You can fly down to Mumbai. Chhatrapati Shivajji International Airport in Mumbai is connected to all the major countries and you have Santa Cruz domestic airport well connected to all the major cities of India through regular flights.

By Rail/Train
Gholvad is the nearest railway station for Bordi. It is next to Dahanu Road. You could take a train from Mumbai Central or even from Borivali. From Gholvad it is only 2 km. You could hire an auto rickshaw from here to reach Bordi.

By Road
Bordi is about 160 km from the Bandra Flyover in Mumbai, follow the National Highway 8 from Bandra that will take you to Bordi.