Bhayandar is a city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. The coast of Arabian Sea is also just around 3 km away. The area is also home to many reputed schools and colleges. Real estate businesses have also been succeeding at a rapid pace recently.
Places to Stay
There are not too many budget hotels in the area except for Eqvity Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000). However, one can try out these options in Mumbai proper - Hayat Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Sai Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Ramada Navi Mumbai Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) among others.
The official language of the area is Marathi. Being a cosmopolitan area, Hindi and English are also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November and Easter, Christmas, New Year and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
It is anyone’s guess, that the area with a beach (or coast) nearby is a tourist destination in itself. However, some of the places worth visiting are Essel World, Water Kingdom, Golden Toff Resort, U Tan Sea Resort and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at a distance of 27 km.
The Chhatrapatii Shivaji Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 48 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses have pick-up points in the area. Several travel websites lure their customers by giving them discount on bus ticket booking.