Madh Island - So Near Yet So Secluded
Situated away from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai, Madh Island is a quaint fishing village in Maharashtra. Historically being one of the islands which was reclaimed, Madh Island is an oasis in the city that never sleeps. Famous for breath-taking sunsets over the Arabian Sea, the little island is the perfect destination to sit back, rediscover the beauty of simplicities of life while being able to work remotely from a serene locale not far away from Mumbai.
Madh Island offers discerning travellers a glimpse into the leisurely way of life. During the day, one will often see fishermen still drying their catch on the beach. While the picturesque beach is dotted with palm tree mangroves, it really comes alive at night with lounging shacks. The island is a perfect place for those who seek truly immersive experiences while being able to embark on a getaway near Mumbai.
Things To Explore Madh Island
Built by the Portuguese, Madh Fort is a secluded watchtower located on the main Madh Beach. While the Fort itself is not open to the public currently, it makes for a wonderful sight to witness the towering greatness of this structure, even from a distance.
Originally built by the Portuguese, the Madh Church is a hidden gem in this quaint part of the city. Even though it is a non-functioning church, its snowy white building standing tall in the face of the vast sea gives it a Mediterranean charm that one will instantly fall in love with.
One of the cleanest beaches in the state, the Madh Beach is a great place to spend some quality time in the lap of nature. The beach is surrounded by mangroves, which add to its beauty and separate the beach from the mainland. As one sits by the shore, one is bound to get engulfed in the beautiful nature all around. From the chirping of birds to the sounds of waves, everything around here is calming.
amã Stays & Trails in Madh Island
Located by the clear waters of the Arabian Sea and surrounded by swaying coconut trees, Beach House Madh Island, amã Stays & Trails is a charming two-bedroom bungalow by the beach offering private sit-outs where one is certain to find solace amidst cosy surroundings, replete with homely comfort and character.
One of the best villas in Madh Island, Beach House Madh Island is a serene retreat perfect for unwinding, re-kindling ties to one’s roots and remote working with WiFi.
A visit to Madh Island is a wonderful yet quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai, allowing one to get a much desired breather from the daily routine and humdrum of the city and explore the innate essence of life, re-connect with oneself and create pleasant memories with loved ones.