(Last Updated on : 03/07/2019)
Marve Beach is nestled in the suburb of Malad near the city of Mumbai
, situated in the state of Maharashtra
. It is a beautiful tourist spot with scenic charms. At the north end of the beach ferry services to the Essel World and Water Kingdom Amusement Parks
and Manori Island can be availed. Marve Beach
has a narrow width owing to which too much movement of tourists is restricted here. The beach also houses and Indian Naval base
titled INS Hamla.
History of Marve Beach
There is a strip of land from Aksa Beach
to Marve which in early times served as one of the many islands that lay off the Salsette west coast
. Till the year 1808, these islands remained separate. By the year 1882, these islands became accessible during low tides and could be reached by walking across the tidal inlets in between.
Features of Marve Beach
The presence of sinking sands and swift currents make Marve Beach not much safe for swimming
. The beach is mid sized and has medium occupation rate. East side is not faced by the beach and it also mostly remains unaffected by the winds. The beautiful sandy stretch of Marve Beach makes it an ideal place to spend leisure time.
Visiting Information to Marve Beach
Marve Beach is best visited in the month of July. Bus services are available for reaching the beach from Malad Railway Station
. Apart from this, taxis and auto-rickshaws also serve the visitors. Nearest railway stations are at Malad and Borival
i on the western railway line. Nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
. National Highway
53 connects Malad to other cities of India
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