(Last Updated on : 14/04/2015)
Rajori Beach is one of the beautiful beaches nestled in the Maharashtra state of India
. It is among the lesser known beaches situated just north of Mumbai
. However, it is quite a famous destination amongst the busy Mumbaikars. The beach is an ideal holiday destination for the nature and photography
lovers. It has some fine stretches of clean white sand that have not been disturbed by human activities.
Location of Rajori Beach
It is located within the limits of Virar
town in the district of Thane
. It is situated south of Arnala Beach attached to the coastal town of Virar that overlooks the Arabian Sea
Beauty of Rajori Beach
Rajori Beach provides its visitors some amazing picturesque scenic views. One can simply spend quality time by soaking in the scenic beauty of the beach. It is home to pristine white sand and occasionally exhibits few shells of crustaceans
. The background of the beach is adorned with trees
and the edges of the beach are decorated with vegetation
and palm trees. The view simply soothes ones mind and soul.
Other Attractions of Rajori Beach
There are various places of interest in and around the beach. There are two historical churches
in the vicinity namely St. Peters Church and St. James Church. Then the town of Virar is home to a 400 years old Jain temple
. Apart from visiting these spiritual places, tourists can also indulge in adventure sport like paragliding. By paragliding, one can get the marvelous views of the sea and the land from above.
Climate of Rajori Beach
The summer nights in this beach are cool and pleasant as the average summer temperature is 33 degree C. During winters the temperatures hover between 15 degree C and 27 degree C. And during monsoon, the city of Virar receives an average rainfall of around 2300 millimeters per year.
Connectivity to Rajori Beach
Rajori Beach is well linked by airway
. The nearest airport is Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport
in Mumbai. The beach is situated approximately 60 kilometers away from Mumbai. The closest railway station is in Virar. It is the northern most terminal of the Mumbai suburban railway. One can easily board local train from here to reach the beach. The beach is also well connected by roadway. The Western Corridor of the highway network links the beach with the city of Mumbai.