Tourism in Madh Island
The beaches here are not ideal for swimming due to the shallow water and under current, but the place is popular for its peacefulness and calmness. Madh Island Beach is very clean and unpolluted. One can explore the fishing villages around the island.
Nearby Attractions of Madh Island Beach
Madh beach is not only a tourist spot, but also has a historical importance. The serene beauty of nature is ornamented by some nearby attractions. They are:
Erangal: It is a picturesque village situated on Madh Island. A farming community, Erangal is also a popular tourist spot.
Madh Fort: Madh Fort, also known as 'Versova Fort', is a structure that was built by the Portuguese in the 17th Century. This fort was utilized as a watchtower and used for training cadets.
St. Bonaventure: Situated very close to the beach, 'St. Bonaventure', is an ancient church, built in the 16th century by the Portuguese.
Visiting Information on Madh Island Beach
The best time to visit Madh Island is from October to June. At this time of the year, there is less humidity and the weather is pleasant. Madh Island Beach is well-connected by roads. People can therefore, easily hire a vehicle to reach the beach. State buses are available from many parts of Mumbai. The nearest railway station to the beach is situated at Malad district.