Why Juhu is a great place for you!
- May 21, 2016
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Juhu beach, which is located in the suburb of Juhu, is a prime attraction and also a great landmark in the quick paced metropolitan city of Mumbai. It has always been the first thought that comes to one’s mind when someone refers to beaches in Mumbai. Surrounded by Santacruz and Vile Parle to the east, Versova to the north, the Arabian Sea on the west, and Khar to the south, this suburb is centrally located and hence people flock here from every corner of Mumbai. Some of the closest railway stations to this area are Andheri station, Vile Parle station and Santacruz station on the Harbour and Western Line of Mumbai’s Suburban Railway system.
Juhu is amongst the wealthiest and well-renowned suburbs of Mumbai and is home to Bollywood stars. Some of the biggest names in Bollywood like the Bachchans own two bungalows in Juhu. One will often see fans standing outside these Bachchan Bungalows with gifts, hoping to get a chance to meet their idols.
As mentioned earlier, Juhu Beach is a beach that is well-known amongst every Mumbaikar. Would you believe that it has actually grown so popular amongst the masses that it has become one of the most iconic Indian beaches till date? It has also won the ranks of being one of the most-visited beaches in India. Being located at a mere 18 km from the city’s centre, it attracts crowds across this vivacious city.
Tourists frequent this beach to enjoy its scenic and eye-pleasing sights. A wide range of local street food or ‘chaat’ as the locals call it is sold in abundance at this beach. Everything from burgers & fries to panipuri and dosas; you name it and Juhu serves it! After a long and tedious day, most locals come to the beach to simply de-stress and unwind. Fine dining restaurants line the beach and serve a variety of cuisines.
It isn’t a wonder that flats in Juhu are in such high demand nowadays, thanks to its close proximity to the beach. The location is definitely worth your hard earned money, as the view of the beach is great and you’re just a stone’s throw away from it.
If you’re still looking for more reasons to convince you to settle in Juhu, consider the fact that it is strategically located and hence is well connected to all the other suburbs in Mumbai. One could simply take the Western Express Highway or take a train via Vile Parle station to then have access to the rest of Mumbai.
If you are in the market and looking at current projects in Mumbai, consider taking a flat in Juhu. Try to get a house that is sea facing, else you may miss out on the tranquil view of the beach.