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
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.
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.
Bordi is about 160 km from the Bandra Flyover in Mumbai, follow the
National Highway 8 from Bandra that will take you to Bordi.
|Location||On Gujarat-Maharashtra border|
|Distance from Mumbai||145kms|
|Other Attraction||Dahanu, Santoshi Mata Mandir, Maha Laxmi Temple|
|Best Time||Between October and March|