Uff Yeh Garmi: The ONLY List You Need To Survive Mumbai's Summers

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Hey there, if you're a Mumbaikar who's made your way into this article frustrated with this unbearable thing called Mumbai summers...we're here to help. And we mean it. From where to rent AC to cost-effective alternatives for AC, from how to keep your pet cool to where to slurp on the best popsicle in the city - well we've got all in this summer guide to beat the heat in Mumbai. 

So, better bookmark this. Happy Summers :)

Services To Bookmark: Service Edition

Where To Rent ACs

Starting with the much-needed weapon to survive and fight Mumbai's summers - air conditioner.

Whether your renting out an apartment for a few months or still didn't get the time to buy your home an air conditioner - there are tons of services in Mumbai which are happy to rent out ACs for few months and install it as well. So, why buy when you can easily rent. AC rental services stretch from South Mumbai to Navi Mumbai. So, matter where you're residing, you can get just call these services and get it installed in your home. 

Rent ACs in Mumbai from these services

Where To Swim Without Membership

Well, not all of us are members of the pristine clubs (or have friends) like CCI, NSCI or the US Club even. So, we've rounded up a list of swimming pools in Mumbai where you can jump into without holding any membership. Thus, you can pay on an hourly basis and make use of the pool. 

Here's a handy list.

Get Your Wardrobe Summer Ready: Fashion Edition

Where To Score Summer Dresses

Summers is the time we Mumbaikars like to bid adieu to our denims and pants, and switch to breezy and comfy dresses. Florals, cottons and pastels are our top picks when it comes to picking summer dresses. We've rounded up the best boutiques and stores in Mumbai from where you can get your hands on comfy dresses (at cost-effective prices). 

Here you go, happy shopping!

Where To Get Funky Shorts

If dresses is not your thing, shorts is our next safe bet for the summers. It's time to pack up those jeans and pull out those linen and cotton shorts that one needs to live in to survive. Lucky for you, our little guide is here to help. So, get ready to buy yourself a pair for each day of the week, folks!

Kala Chashma Toh Banta Hai

This one's our favourite summer accessory TBH. Spruce up your outfits with funky eyewear and beat the heat at the same time. From street shopping to fancy stores, here are some of our favourite stores around the city where we love picking up super cool, super trendy sunglasses from.

Slurp, Slurp: Dessert Edition

Where To Slurp On Ice Golas

Call it chuski, ice golas or barf golas - these little munchies can never go out of fashion in Mumbai. And, there's no better way to get some respite from the Mumbai summers, apart from slurping on these awesome iced miracles. So in case, you don't know about some of the best places to go to, keep this list handy, and beat the sun with us.

Which Is The Best Place For Unique Ice-Cream Flavours

Now, if you're done with the basic Vanilla, Chocolate and Butterscotch - this is the only list you need. From green chili to boozy whiskey, there's a lot for you to experiment on this summer. So, get going! 

Apart from these we've even got great recommendations for vegan, artisanal and healthy ice-creams. Yup, thank us later!

Old-School Kulfi, Anyone?

Being die-hard kulfi fans, for us nothing beats the Indian popsicle, a cold creamy kulfi on a sweltering day. And since summer's looking at us in the eye already, we're here with a list of homegrown local kulfi spots which we love. Cheggit!

Or, Try Out These Popsicles

We're at the peak of Mumbai summers, and it is only going to get hotter with time (hello, ruthless summers!) So we're shifting base to cooler things. Like some yummy popsicles to slurp on (How about a popsicle-diet, folks?). So if you're a fan of ice-cream's cooler version, welcome to our list for the most flavourful and refreshing popsicles in the city.

Wanna Just Get Out: Travel Edition

Best Hill Stations Around Maharastra To Escape To

Lonavala, Matheran or Panchghani - feel all of these are done and dusted. How about skipping these and traveling to amazing and awesome hill stations around Maharashtra. And the best part? These are best explored during the summers. So, pack your bags, book your tickets and make your way to these.

Well, if you don't wanna step out of the city, there are tons of cool things to do in the Mumbai itself. Think paragliding, scuba diving and lot more. 

Volunteer And Do Some Good This Summer

With summer upon us, and NGOs looking to hire and get more volunteers onboard, we’ve decided to round up a few of the places that are open to accepting volunteers. From helping out with farm activities to working with marginalised communities - these are some of the most amazing volunteering opportunities around Mumbai, 

Best Night Treks To Try Out

After a long week of sluggish work in the office, an exhilarating adventure is sure to revive you. It always helps to go back to the basics and what better place than nature to turn to? So, give up that city life for a night, explore the unknown and make memories with these night treks around the city.