Madh Island is located around 30 kilometres from Mumbai between the Arabian Sea and the Malad creek. This place is full of magnificent Portuguese architecture dating to the 16th century, colourful and charming native Koli villages and forts.
Other places to visit on Madh Island are Aksa Beach, Erangal, Madh Fort, St. Bonaventure Church, Madh Beach, Kala Ghoda Art. Shacks at Madh Island, especially at Erangal. The village sells amazing seafood and even Gujarati food.
Madh Fort: This majestic 17th-century watchtower is famous for its Portuguese architecture. It offers beautiful views of the Mumbai skyline and expanses of ocean.
St. Bonaventure Church: Marvel at this 16th-century wonder built by the Portuguese. The Madh Fort, also known as Versova, is a Portuguese fort.
Other attraction: If you decide to take the boat from Versova, normalcy will dissipate steadily as your rickshaw sputters through the narrow alleyways of Versova Village.
How to reach Madh Island
From Mumbai Airport: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is located around 26 kilometres away from Madh Island.
By road: Cabs are the most convenient and take you directly to the Island.
Best Time to visit Madh Island
The best time to visit Madh Island and soak in the beauty of the picturesque outdoors is between October and June.