Aksa Beach

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Akshe Beach
Aksa beach, Mumbai
Aksa beach, Mumbai
Akshe Beach is located in Mumbai
Akshe Beach
Akshe Beach
Akshe Beach is located in Maharashtra
Akshe Beach
Akshe Beach
Akshe Beach is located in India
Akshe Beach
Akshe Beach
Coordinates: 19°10′34″N 72°47′43″E / 19.1760°N 72.7954°E / 19.1760; 72.7954Coordinates: 19°10′34″N 72°47′43″E / 19.1760°N 72.7954°E / 19.1760; 72.7954
DistrictMumbai Suburban
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (MCGM)[1]
 • OfficialMarathi, English, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Area code022

Akshe Beach is a popular beach and a vacation spot in Aksa village in Malad, Mumbai, India. It is situated close to Marvé Beach.[2][3] It is a popular weekend destination. It is dotted with many private cottages and hotels, some of which are rented out to tourists and visitors.[2] Aksa beach also happens to be one of the cleanest beaches in the city of Mumbai[4]

This beach has INS Hamla (a base of the Indian Navy) at one end and a small beach called "Dana Paani".


It is accessible from Malad (West) station by select BEST buses from Borivali railway station, en route to Madh Island, and also by private transport and auto rickshaws. Cabs services like Ola and Uber are also available. The beach is approximately 9 km from Malad station and 12 km from Borivali. It can also be reached from Andheri (West) railway station. Buses from Andheri Station go to Versova Village. From there a boat takes passengers across the sea to Madh Island. On Madh Island bus numbers 269 and 271 go to Aksa Beach. Visitors often complain about the rush and crowds due to less availability of the BEST busses in the evenings.


It is not safe to swim as the currents are strong and the sands of the beach keep shifting because of the waves and people often misjudge them. Warning signs of swimming prohibition have been put on the beach and lifeguards have been appointed, however accidents are common, due to rapidly changing tides, and merging to two tide currents on the rocky beach and people ignoring warnings.[5][6][7][8] The beach gets even more dangerous during Monsoon season, though 15,000 people are visiting the beach during weekends.[9] Quicksand is also found in the waters, often causing danger.[10]

Sunset at the Aksa Beach

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  1. ^ "BMC P North Ward" (PDF).
  2. ^ a b "Aksa Beach – Mumbai Suburb". mumbai77.com. 8 June 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  3. ^ "World's most 'treacherous' beach claims 3". hindustantimes.com. 6 May 2013. Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  4. ^ "7 Top-Notch Clean Beaches Not to Miss in Mumbai!". 19 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Two College Students Drown at Aksa'". DNA India. 12 May 2015. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Three Malad youths drown off Aksa beach, lifeguard pulls one to safety". The Times of India. 6 May 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  7. ^ "'Visitors don't pay heed to warning signs'". Hindustan Times Mumbai. 6 May 2013. Archived from the original on 6 June 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  8. ^ "Four drown off Aksa beach". DNA. 22 June 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  9. ^ "Danger at the beach". DNA. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  10. ^ "At Aksa danger continues, as usual". 27 February 2008. Retrieved 9 January 2018.