Timings : 24 hrs
Time Required : 3 - 4 hrs
Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
Madh Island, an island located off the coast on Mumbai is home to umpteen villages, farmlands and surreal vistas. In recent times, it has found popularity as a weekend destination among the rich and elite of Mumbai. Dotted with quaint settlements and lush green farms, Madh Island is a respite from the glitterati and dazzling environs of the city and can be reached by an hour’s drive or a ferry ride from the city. The island is bordered by the Arabian Sea on the west and Malad Creek on the east. Primarily inhabited by Kolis, Marathis, and Roman Catholics, it also has several luxury resorts to give you a respite from city life.
It has also found some importance and popularity for being the site of several film and television shoots. Set amidst a particularly rural environment, Madh Island is also known for the Madh Fort which is a major tourist attraction at the spot. The seashore is lined with palms and is quiet, serene, and peaceful. The ferry to Madh Island can be boarded at Versova and saves one from the plight of traffic!