Mumbai, perhaps the most busy city in our country can get extremely heavy on the head at times but that doesn’t take away the fact that it also houses a number of beaches that are non crowded and extremely pretty. Whether its relationship issues or work load that’s bothering you, there’s no better place to escape to than a beautiful, quite white sand beach.

1. Kashid 


One would not be mistaken to say that Kashid is perhaps the cleanest white sand beach in Maharashtra. Located 30 kilometers further down Alibag and 135 kilometers from Mumbai, this beach has something magical to it. Surrounded by palm trees and shacks all around, Kashid is one of the least crowded beaches in Maharashtra.


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Located along the Konkan coast, Ganpatipule is an idyllic getaway for many people who are in search of peace and quietness. Surrounded by blue waters, swaying palms and white sands, Ganpatipule is one of Maharashtra’s cleanest beaches.

3. Bassein 


Bassein beach is located at a distance of 77 kilometers from Mumbai and will definitely remind you of Goa. This lesser known beach is an ideal weekend getaway destination from Mumbai.

4. Vengurla malwan 

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514 kilometers away from Mumbai, the Vengurla Malwan beach is one of Maharashtra’s most exotic beaches. One can easily access this beach through roads and Kolhapur is the nearest railway head to this place.

5. Diveagar 

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This wide and pristine white sand beach is blessed with natural beauty. Diveagar is located close to Pune and is the best place to spend some tranquil moments. This is perhaps the best beach for all those who are looking for some alone time.

A day away from the city, in the company of  friends, family and the serenity of these beaches is all that you need to refresh yourself and take your mind off whatever is bothering you. Let go of all your troubles as the sand lets go of the waves.