This Island In Mumbai Is The Perfect Secret Getaway

Let alone Indians, not many Mumbaikars, are aware of this island in Mumbai. Bordi Island, an island tucked in Palghar district of Maharashtra is a serene, perfect getaway spot if you wish to ditch Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani or Alibaug from your list. It has tons of attractions and entertainment in and around the island. 

Known for its farm and domestic surroundings, you can head here if you're looking for some peaceful time. However, don't expect a grand resort at your disposal in Bordi.

Bordi houses temples, orchards, caves to explore and you sure are going to love it. Check out the list of attractions in and around the island. 

Distance from Mumbai

To get to Bordi Island, you need to cover a distance of 157 kilometres which would take about 3 and a half hours. You can avail a train which takes about 4 hours to reach Bordi islands. 

Attractions in Bordi Island 

Bordi Beach 

The tranquillity of the beach is just what adds to the beauty of Bordi. You can stop by here while you're heading to Bordi. It is not located on the island, but you can visit it for some recreation. The ebb and flow of the beach waters, the magnificent sunsets on the horizon and golden sands are a sight to die for. You can sunbathe, indulge in long strolls or just sit by the beachside, admiring its beauty. It is one of the prime attractions of the island. 

Bahrot Caves 

Bahrot Caves commemorate the bravery of the soldiers of steel who sacrificed their lives for Iran Shah Atash Behram. The caves are enchanting and appealing. They hold celebrations for the brave soldiers occasionally. 

Dapchari Dam 

This dam is renowned for its peaceful surroundings and holding one of the biggest lakes of Bordi. It is housed by a lot of greenery, making it a perfect spot to spend time in the lap of nature away from the chaos of life. 

With these attractions, Bordi makes for a great getaway destination to connect to nature and yourself. 

When are you heading here? Let us know in the comments below!

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