Heaven is probably the most misused word when it comes to describing places. With the increasing stress levels, peace is hard to find in Mumbai City. For most people, a home which allows hassle free commute to work is acceptable as a peaceful locality. However, the lack of open spaces, recreational activities, entertainment centers, etc. compounds the existing problems of people.
Hidden away from this chaos is a bubble of area in Mumbai that is now becoming popular as the next heavenly place to be in.
Powai has a measure of calmness that is hard to find in the city now. In addition to being away from the hullabaloo, it has all possible amenities close to residential areas. There are parks and well-maintained roads for non-turbulent commutes which makes life easier.
Below is a glimpse of Powai as a locality catering to the needs of all ages:
There are several pre- schools like Vivero International, Euro Kids and The Tree House, diligent hobby classes like that of painting, karate, calligraphy, music, salsa and baking to bring out the best in your child. The well-maintained and connected roads open the option of sending kids by school bus to other schools which may be preferred, too. The availability of pediatric clinics will put parents to ease about their kids’ health. Powai offers an array of state- of- art parks and open spaces, all these catering to your child’s lifestyle factors.
The Teens and Twenties
The teens and ‘twenties’ swear by the locality’s hangout options. From popular clothing brands like Westside, Adidas, Nike, Enrich, Fabindia, etc. to Hiranandani Galleria that sell good food, affordable daily wears, great gadget accessories like Planet M, e-zone, etc. with all the latest gadgets available to peruse through. You can hit Hakone for Go- Carting, multiplayer gaming, outdoor activities and the lip- smacking quick bite joints. The Saturday nights and Sunday brunches can be well spent at the rooftop lounges and pubs (bear the age restrictions if you are in the early twenties) like Breeze, Out of the Blue, Hoppipola, La Pain Quotidian, Chilis, Theobroma, Dunkin Donuts and lots more.
The DINKs and DISKs
Powai is a place for foodies. And if you are a walking Burrp, you cannot miss out on the plethora of international and domestic food chains established in the locality. From the likes of Mainland China, Cafe Mangii and Sigree to Starbucks, Sanjeev Kapoor’s Yellow Chilli and Krispy Kreme, Out of the Blue, Haagen-Dazs with their legacy and wide variety of gourmet cuisines. Powai lake makes up for the chaotic, restless time behind, take a walk or enjoy the promenade ambience at the sit- out with your loved one. Be it a nagging week day or the most awaited weekends, hit these joints for food, fun, drinks, music. Repeat.
Their children are their greatest treasure and they would be willing to bear all the problems of the world to make them happy. Powai allows parents to have access to reputed institutions and acclaimed international standard education through the Bombay Scottish School, Pawar International school, Hiranandani Foundation School. To supplement school education, top coaching centres like Sinhal Classes, TIME, etc. have their branches spread across the area. This locality is also home to the eminent Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. Catering to the regular utility requisites of the ladies of the house are popular stores like Haiko, D-Mart and 24×7 chemists like Wellness Forever.
Powai embodies Italian twist in it’s residential architecture, thanks to the likes of prestigious developers- Hiranandani and Raheja who are synonymous to good construction and organized living. The spacious, well-designed homes at Hiranandani Gardens and Raheja Vihar make you fall in love with, as well is a proud feather to locality. The developments have put forward promising edge to the resident’s livability quotient. From Soccer and Squash to well equipped club houses, spa, gymnasiums, gardens, lawns, children play area, sit- outs, joggers park to walking ranges, name it and the resident’s of Powai have access to.
Powai’s connectivity to rest of Mumbai makes for relatively hassle free commutes. This locality has several BEST bus routes, nearest Metro station being Saki Naka metro connecting seamlessly to the western suburbs. The locality has close proximity to other significant localities like Marol, Andheri East, Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Mulund, Thane and a leading edge connectivity to Navi Mumbai via Airoli bridge.
Our localities play crucial role in inspiring us, grow and live the way we want to. A structured Locality Trip to Powai is worth to experience legibility at it’s best.