Relax, Take It Easy: Stunning Seaside Hotels In Mumbai To Have A Staycation At

Shaili posted on 25 October

What Is It?

Amidst the chaos and the madness that is Mumbai, there is a tranquility that’s nestled within certain parts of the city.

Thankfully, for most of us, we can experience this splendour in establishments that have been constructed keeping in mind this sole purpose – a relaxing time next to the biggest thing that defines Mumbai geographically – the Arabian Sea. Here are a few places you can check out.

Trident, Nariman Point

Located in the heart of corporate Mumbai with a view that’s unparalleled {seriously!}, the Trident is easily one of the best hotels to grace Maximum City.

Amenities: Meeting rooms, travel desk, rooms for guests with special needs, doctor and babysitter on call, spa, fitness centre, swimming pool

Things To Do Nearby: Sunrise at Marine Drive, pizzas at Pizza By The Bay, catch a show at the NCPA, visit Colaba, see the Gateway of India, discover sailing, visit Flora Fountain, Wankhede stadium, Jehangir Art Gallery

Restaurants Within: Frangipani – All-day Mediterranean restaurant, India Jones – Asian cuisine, Opium Den – bar and restaurant

Price: INR 7,750 per night {not inclusive of taxes}

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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Sun-N-Sand, Juhu

One of the first beach-front hotels in Mumbai, Sun-N-Sand is located at one end of Juhu beach, near Novotel. The friendly staff has made this place a favourite, and also, the rates are lower than other luxury hotels in the vicinity. It’s a great deal, isn’t it?

Amenities: Spa, salon, pool

Things To Do Nearby: It’s minutes away from Prithvi Theatre, so go head and enjoy an entertaining evening.

Restaurants Within: Aqua coffee shop, The Kabab Hut

Price: INR 8,300 to INR 10,600 per night approx.

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39, Juhu Beach, Juhu, Mumbai

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Sea Princess, Juhu

Located at one end of Juhu beach, the Sea Princess offers you luxury with a view. It has 111 rooms and 4 luxury suites for that unique experience.

Amenities: Health club, business centre, beach-front swimming pool, spa, travel desk

Things To Do Nearby: Visit the beach or use the in-house pool to relax

Restaurants Within: Jeon Eatery, Khyma {Trilogy will remain shut for the next 3-4 months as its under renovation}

Price: INR 4,500 – INR 6,500 per night, depending on the season

 

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Plot 969, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu Beach, Mumbai

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The Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba

“You can’t imagine staying anywhere else in Mumbai” is what most people have said about this landmark hotel. The 11-year-old Florentine-influenced palace near the Gateway of India has a mix of colonial and contemporary décor with the best sea view you could ask for.

Amenities: Fine dining, bars and lounges, morning yoga, spa, salon, pool, 24-hour fitness centre, facilities for the differently-abled

Things To Do Nearby: Shopping, Jehangir Art Gallery, National Gallery of Modern Art, Café Royal and Café Churchill {for delicious food}

Restaurants Within: Wasabi by Morimoto {Japanese}, Golden Dragon {Chinese}, Masala Kraft {Contemporary Indian} & Souk {Eastern Mediterranean}, La Patisserie, Shamiana {24 hour international alacarte}

Price: Starts at INR 10,000 per night

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Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai

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Taj Lands End, Bandra

One of the finest luxury hotels with around 460 guest rooms and 33 suites, all with a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea, the Taj Lands End gives you a reason to celebrate life.

Amenities: Spa, 24-hour fitness centre, golf and horse riding on request, facilities for the disabled

Things To Do Nearby: Get a glimpse of SRK’s house {you can see people getting themselves clicked there}, head to Good Luck Café for some great Irani food, or go for a walk on Bandstand

Restaurants Within: Ming Yang, Masala Bay, Vista, Tropics Bar, House of Nomad

Price: INR 11,000 per night

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Bandstand Fort, Byramji Jeejeebhoy Road, Mount Mary, Bandra West, Mumbai

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Marine Plaza, Marine Drive

With 40 suites and 28 sea-facing rooms, Marine Plaza certainly has a lot to offer. And the view is pretty spectacular too.

Amenities: Meeting and banquets, fitness centre, valet parking, airport transfers

Things To Do Nearby: Sample some chaat at Chowpatty beach, visit Haji Ali’s Dargah, wake up for a Bombay heritage walk, and enjoy Marine Drive at night

Restaurants Within: The Oriental Blossom {Mandarin cuisine}, The Bayview {24-hour dining}, Geoffrey’s {English pub}

Price: INR 8,500 upwards per night

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29, Marine Drive, Churchgate, Mumbai

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InterContinental, Marine Drive

An eight-minute walk from Church Gate station, the InterContinental is all about luxury and yes, again, boasts of one helluva view!

Amenities: Private limousine, business centre, nanny for hire, interpretation, translation

Things To Do Nearby: Sunset from The Dome at Marine Drive, midnight feasting at Bade Miyan, Colaba for street shopping

Restaurants Within: Dome, Kebab Korner, Long and Short

Price: Approx. INR 8,000 per night

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135, Marine Drive, Churchgate, Mumbai

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Sea Green Hotel, Marine Drive

Right towards one side of Marine Drive, this quaint hotel has 36 large rooms {believe us, they’re huge rooms for Mumbai standards}, decent facilities and a view to die for. The best part? It’s affordable!

Amenities: Free parking, luggage storage, room service, non-smoking floors

Things To Do Nearby: Watch the sunset, take a walk on Marine Drive, visit Colaba, Stop at K Rustoms for ice cream

Restaurants Within: Sea Green does not have an in-house kitchen, but they have menus from the neighbouring restaurants and are cool with delivery. So, you’re spoilt for choice, from pizzas to pav bhaji

Price: INR 4,900 for a standard room. INR 5,400 for the sea view room

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145, Marine Drive, Churchgate, Mumbai

Novotel, Juhu

A short walk from the iconic ISKON temple, Novotel is a beachfront resort that’s known for its legendary party scenes.

Amenities: Fitness centre, pools, salon and sauna, car rental, airport shuttle

Things To Do Nearby: Spend an evening at Juhu Chowpatty, visit the peaceful ISKON temple, and get your fill of ethnic at designer stores like Satya Paul, Millionaire or Masaba

Restaurants within: Peche Mignon {French patisserie}, The Square-Pan Indian all- day cafe, Sampan – Chinese dining, Bageecha – Indian dining, Olio – Italian dining and Gadda Da Vida – sea lounge

Price: INR 9,000 per day but if you book in advance, you can get a decent discount

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Balraj Sahni Marg, Juhu Beach, Juhu, Mumbai

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JW Marriot, Juhu

If you’re ready to shell out extra bucks {quite a bit, actually}, you’ve got to spend at least a night here. Right on Juhu Tara road with an oceanfront swimming pool {yay!} and a garden that connects to the beach, it’s a hotspot when you want to just unwind and get away from the cacophony of the city, with an amazing view of the Arabian Sea.

Amenities: Spa, fitness centre, infinity pool, event space

Things To Do Nearby: Catch a show at Prithvi theatre, sunset at Juhu beach, visit the in-house pool, visit Mahesh Lunch Home or Gajalee  for some seafood, ‘star gaze’ and be awestruck by celebrity homes {if you’re into it}

Restaurants Within: Dashanzi {modern Asian cuisine}, Bombay Baking Company, Lotus Café, Mezzo Mezzo {Italian cuisine}, Reflections, Saffron {Indian cuisine}

Price: INR 11,500 per night

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Juhu Tara Road, Uditi Tarang Housing Colony, Juhu, Mumbai

Ramada Plaza Palm Grove, Juhu

Situated right next to Juhu beach, the Ramada Plaza hotel has been around for ages, flanked by numerous bars and restaurants.

Amenities: Salon, sauna, fitness centre, car rental

Things To Do Nearby: Explore Prithvi theatre, enjoy a walk on the beach, shop, take your pick from a variety of eateries

Restaurants Within: You have three options at the hotel – The Oriental Bowl for delish Chinese, Shooter’s Bar for your favourite drinks before dinner or Tangerine, their 24-hour coffee shop

Price: INR 7,200 per night

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Juhu Beach, Juhu Tara, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra

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