Unwind In Style: 9 Exquisite Beach Resorts Near Mumbai

Nothing is more luxurious and rejuvenating than a beach vacation, and we have handpicked a selection of the finest beach resorts.

Published On Jun 30, 2023 | Updated On Mar 08, 2024


Doesn't the idea of vacationing near a beach and immersing yourself in the soothing sounds of crashing waves sound like a dream? Not only does the beach alleviate our stress, but it also provides a serene and zen-like energy, allowing us to release our inner child and experience true liberation. Whether you choose to frolic in the water or engage in thrilling water sports, a beach vacation is a sanctuary in every possible way. And when it comes to the icing on the vacation cake, a well-appointed beach resort truly completes the picture. With its absolute comfort, myriad activities, and outstanding hospitality, it offers a flawless experience of refreshing rejuvenation.

Living in Mumbai is no small feat. While city life demands much from us, it also presents numerous opportunities to unwind when needed. Thankfully, there are stunning getaway options not too far from Mumbai, enabling us to return revitalised and ready to tackle the hustle once again. So, here are some of the finest beach resorts near Mumbai that you should consider for your next trip.

Manoribel Resort is an alluring beach resort located in the village of Manori. The village has a charming feel which is due to a mix of the Portuguese, Christian and traditional Hindu influences. The beach resort has been built away from all the chaos and the noise of the city to provide you with an environment to relax completely. The resort is known for its traditional East-Indian food, especially the extremely fresh seafood styles seeped in Portuguese Koli influence. Fried Pomfret, Kolambi (prawns) and Fish curry, cooked traditionally, are some of the best food recommendations of the resort. The village still maintains its ancient culture and the locals can be seen going out for fishing every morning on their traditional boats. The houses of the village, the narrow lanes, and the churches dating back to the sixteenth century are all sure to transport you to a different era.
Location: Manori-Near Manori village, by Karja Devi temple, Manori Gorai Road, Manori Island, Nr.Malad West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400095, India

This Portuguese-influenced beach resort offers its visitors amazing views of the sea, private beach access and tons of activities to make the most of their vacation time. Conveniently located right opposite Malgund Beach, this one is a mandatory addition to your list of best beach resorts near Mumbai. Offering many choices of activities for adults as well as kids, Blue Ocean Resort and Spa, has something for everyone. Relaxing massages, peaceful walks around their lush gardens, amazing swimming pools, cabanas on the beach etc. are among the amenities they offer for adults to wind down and relax. The resort also has a mini water park and activities like paragliding on their private beach for the kids to enjoy their vacation to the fullest.
Location: S.No.127, Malgund, Near Ganpatipule, District Ratnagiri – 415 612, Maharashtra, India

A stunning beach resort on the famous Aksa beach, The Resort, is the best choice if you want to get away from the hustle of the city and relax nestled in comfort and luxury without getting out of the city. This beach resort, with its access to a private beach place, offers you beautiful views, top-notch luxury and a refreshingly calm environment, perfect to rejuvenate yourself. Gorge on their famous multi-cuisine food options while also experiencing the amazing activities the resort offers its guests, such as rock-climbing, string-balance, rappelling along with an incredible pool, etc.
Location: 11, Madh-Marve Road, Aksa Beach, Malad (West), Mumbai - 400 095

Prakruthi Resort, a famous luxury resort, is built on expansive grounds making it a lush, tranquil retreat far away from the city. Offering a wide array of rooms ranging from opulent villas to extravagant apartments, guests are guaranteed luxury and comfort all through their stay. The resort offers several amenities for guests to make their vacation even more memorable such as a golf course, access to private lawns, games and many other such activities. A truly family-friendly resort, it boasts excellent hospitality levels. Prakruthi resort offers its guests a wide buffet of multi-cuisine dishes and is especially famous for its Malvani cuisine food dishes.
Location: Prakruthi Resort, Kashid Village, P.O Kashid, Murud–Janjira Road, District Raigad - 402 401. Maharashtra, India

The Golden Beach Resort, a beautiful and budget-friendly resort near Murud Beach, is said to be a must-visit. Ancient history, influences of the Abyssians, Marathas and Portuguese and a scenic view of the waves in the backdrop make for a breathtaking stay. The resort offers comfortable luxury and a quiet, relaxing atmosphere. Surrounded by centuries-old history of multiple cultures, visitors have a treasure trove of places to explore. The famous Portuguese fort, Janjira Fort, Kasa Fort, and the nearby Buddhist caves said to be at least two thousand years old are just some places standing as symbols of the area’s rich history. With water activities, games, and many such activities, the resort also offers several amenities to make the guests’ stay more pleasant. Famous for its local cuisine, complete with its multicultural influence, the resort is also famous for its food. 
Location: Golden Swan Beach Resort, Darbar Road, Murud Janjira, Dist. Raigad

Located in the enchanting town of Alibaug, this resort is considered to be among the best beach resorts near Mumbai. Nestled strikingly between mountains and the beach on each side respectively, the resort is a gorgeous place to unwind. With the usual water activities, luxurious stay and amenities such as refreshing massages, spa, jacuzzi, a huge pool, etc. the resort is also well-known for its views of the nearby Kankeshwar Hills and the trekking tracks for adventure-loving people. It is also well-reputed for the amazing food of various cuisines from all across India and the world that the kitchen offers.
Address: Tropicana Resort and Spa, Alibaug, Chondi Naka, Mapgaon, Alibaug, Maharashtra 402201

A four-star luxury resort, Kostamar Beach resort is a beautiful resort with delightful views. Located opposite Nagao Beach, the resort offers some of the best beach views along with luxury amenities such as an impressive swimming pool, spacious, elegant rooms and activities on the waterfront as well as in the resort. Kostamar also has a live kitchen, cooking up delectable dishes starring the freshest local ingredients, focussing on the famous regional and traditional cuisine. But, the most interesting highlight of this luxury resort is the presence of the beautiful Hoka trees, spread all across the premises. You will not find these trees in any other location in India as these trees were specially brought over from Africa and planted in the area, while under the rule of the Portuguese. 
Location: Nagoa Road Nagao Beach, Diu

A four-star luxury property, this resort is famous for its serene views of the mighty sea. Away from all the hustle-bustle, The Gold Beach Resort is where you de-stress to the sounds of the waves and the relaxing tunes of mother nature. The contemporary style of architecture adds a wonderful touch of elegance to this resort. Very conveniently accessible, the resort is a superb choice for a vacation if you want to sit back and relax while enjoying the amenities of this resort while diving into the lip-smacking food served by the many restaurants in the resort.
Location: Plot No. 2/1-B & 2/1-C, Devka Beach Road, Nani Daman, Marwad, Daman and Diu 396210

A pet-friendly luxury resort, this resort lets you bring your beloved pet along on your vacation, for a certain charge. Offering sizable rooms, each with its beautiful view, you are certainly in for a joyous stay. Their spacious garden makes for the perfect place for you and your pet to play to your heart’s content. You can also take your pet for an exciting stroll along the beach which is a stone’s throw away from the resort. Activities like barbecue evenings, DJ and bonfire nights, etc. are also offered by the resort to make your stay more enjoyable. During your stay, while you enjoy the multi-cuisine food of the resort, you must especially experience the delectable Konkani cuisine the resort is said to be famous for.
Location: Nakshatra Beach Resort, Aarey warey Coastal Highway Road, Bhandarpule Near Ganpatipule- 415615

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