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Marine Drive

Location: South Mumbai
Specialty: 3kms long boulevard in the form of glittering Queen's necklace
Nearby Attractions: Chowpatty Beach, Malabar Hills, Nariman Point
Best Time to Visit: Any time of the year


Chowpatty Beach Marine Drive MumbaiMarine Drive is among some of the places in Mumbai that is sure to enliven you spirits when you feel hunted down by the sweltering humidity or just feel lost in the chaos of the city. A placid and glittering expanse of 3kms Boulevard has in it all the essence to make you feel uplifted and rejuvenated. The cool sea breeze that greets you with its soft caress while you take a stroll up the promenade, its almost heaven out here.

Built in the year 1920 on the reclaimed land from Back bay, this natural bay of the Arabian Sea is 'C' shaped with a winding 6 lanes of concrete road connecting Nariman Point to Malabar Hills. Catch a fresh bout of breath under the rising Sun and feel the soft and soothing Sun slipping into the Arabian Sea. It is the best place to be with your dear ones, amidst the fantastic fusion of reassuring Nature's bounty and progressive Modernity lit up with series of lamps that make the place look like sparking diamonds, a spectacle that has earned it the name - 'Queen's Necklace'.

This windswept promenade has more refreshing jaunts for you. You could well go for a great unwinding experience amidst the bustling Chowpatty beach that lies at its top end. Malabar Hills and Nariman Point are other destinations where you could have some of the cherishing moments of your stay in Mumbai.

How to Reach Marine Drive

By Air
Mumbai is well connected to all the major cities of India and abroad. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and domestic airport are quite near to Marine Drive and they are well connected to the place by road.

By Rail/Train
The nearest railway station to Marine Drive is Churchgate that falls under the Western Railway. You can get down here and hire an auto or cab or get in bus to reach the place.

By Road
Mumbai is well connected to all the major cities of Maharashtra state and other states neighboring to it. City bus services run by BEST connects you to Marine Drive from almost all the major center so the city.