Cutting chai and Marine Drive
Imagine walking along Marine Drive, looking at the beautiful cityscape with dark clouds drifting across the skyline. Sublime, isn't it? If you're a chai lover, grab a cutting chai from a street vendor and enjoy the fascinating assortment of the sea, chai and the light drizzle.
A Leisurely Walk along Juhu Beach
Whether you are jogging or just relaxing by the sea, the transformation Juhu Beach undergoes during monsoon is truly a sight to behold! It is one of the best destinations to experience monsoon in the metropolis. As you make your way to the beach, you can grab some coffee while you stare at the dark monsoon clouds hovering overhead. The countless street vendors selling trademark dishes like pani-puri and bhel puri help add a delicious element to the overall experience.
Take a ferry ride from the Gateway of India
Gateway of India tops the list of the best places to visit in Mumbai during monsoon. A visit to Mumbai’s most prominent tourist attraction allows you to experience the melting-pot of this city's culture, its people, and its architectural magnificence. In monsoon, when the seas are a bit rough, the journey takes on a whole new thrill. And if you are lucky, you can spot some seagulls ferrying along with you!
A day out at Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Monsoon checklist for Mumbai
Monsoon in Mumbai is a joyous time. However, the weather can get pretty rough sometimes. It is a wise idea to always step outside with an umbrella or a raincoat. Do not forget to carry extra clothes and try to avoid leather products in the rain. The traffic in the city can often cause mayhem, so it is better to start early if you have a lot of places to visit on your list.
Come stay at The Retreat Hotel and Convention Centre during your next visit to this fabled city. If the rains here are too heavy for you and all you want is to curl up in bed with a hot beverage and a good book, our rooms are well-equipped and provide the perfect respite from the stormy weather.