Aksa Beach is a popular beach and a vacation spot in Aksa village at Malad, Mumbai, India. It is situated close to Malvani. It is a popular weekend destination . It is dotted with many private cottages and hotels, some of which are rented out to tourists and visitors.
This beach has INS Hamla (a base of the Indian Navy) at one end and a small beach called “Dana Paani”.
It is accessible from Malad (West) station by select BEST buses from Borivali railway station, en route to Madh Island, and also by private transport and auto rickshaws. The beach is approximately 9 km from Malad station and 12 km from Borivali. It can also be reached from Andheri (West) railway station. Buses from Andheri Station go to Versova Village. From there a boat takes passengers across the sea to Madh Island. On Madh Island bus numbers 269 and 271 go to Aksa Beach.
It is not safe to swim as the currents are strong and the sands of the beach keep shifting because of the waves and people often misjudge them. Warning signs of swimming prohibition have been put on the beach and lifeguards have been appointed, however accidents are common, due to rapidly changing tides, and merging to two tide currents on the rocky beach and people ignoring warnings. The beach gets even more dangerous during Monsoon season, though 15,000 people are visiting the beach during weekends. Quicksand is also found in the waters, often causing danger.
Nearest Railway Station
: Malad on western railway route. North Suburban of Mumbai.
Distance from Malad Station
: About 10 Km.
: BEST Buses & Auto Rickshaws.
Time taken to reach this beach
: 40 Minutes without traffic.
Best time to Visit
: Throughout the year. Beat the summer or Enjoy Monsoons at Aksa Beach. Its your choice.
: Compared to famous Girgaum beach and Juhu Chowpatty, This beach is cleaner.
: Ample space available.
: Many Hawkers and Vendors like Sweet corn, Pav Bhaji Stalls, Khichiya Papad, Vada Pav, Coconut Water, Lemon Juice (Nimbu Pani) and more.
: No wash rooms available at Aksa beach, So when nature calls, need to go towards green natural
area of this beach.
Ideal Beach for
: One day picnic, Lovers, Sunset view, Cricket on beach, Serenity, Away from bustling city.
Hotels and Resorts