Mumbai city is supposed to be comprising of seven islands, Old Woman’s Island (also known as Little Colaba) is one of these islands. The island was initially called as the Island of the Kolis i.e. the local fisherfolk who originally occupied the area. Till the late 18th century, the area was governed by the Portuguese after which it was handed over to the British.
Now Colaba is one of the most popular areas in Mumbai and is home to some of the best hotels, restaurants, cafes, clubs and pubs. The highlight of the area is however, Colaba Causeway that attracts a lot of tourists.