Derived from the word “Vesave” which in Marathi means rest or resting place after the Arabian massacre in 1694 is situated in the north of old Mumbai city. Upbeat, up market, élan is synonymous to Versova. This locality has quite a lot of surprises to give to you. It shares a neighborhood with Andheri West. The Reliance with MMRDA has brought out the Line 1 connecting Versova to Ghatkopar metro corridors. The two most visited places by tourists are Versova Beach and the Versova Fort.
Versova – Ghatkopar Metro Corridor :
It was a matter of great pride and delight when Reliance brought out the Metro Rail . It started on 8th June 2014 much to the delight for the people traveling from Ghatkoper to Versova. It connects the metro corridors of like DN Nagar, Azad Nagar, Andheri, Western Express Highway, Chakala, Airport Road, Marol Naka, Saki Naka, Andheri , Asalpha, Jagruti Nagar.
Ever since the advent of the metro rail, a whopping 1.5 hours commute from the suburbs to Ghatkopar has been reduced to mere 22 minutes, resulting in a richer development and soaring property rates.
Versova as a Residential Area :
As has been mentioned before the advent of the metro rails the location has become a hub for elite and upper middle class families. The properties coming up are extremely Sauvé with ultra- modern and trending in-house amenities. Versova connects its’ residents to eminent schools in the city like Ecole Mondiale World School (4 km), Maneckji Cooper (6 km), reputed hospital like Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital, the ISCKON temple, popular pubs and nightclubs, fine dines that Mumbaikars swear by and not to forget the up-market localities of Yari road, Oshiwara and Juhu. Versova has been regarded as one of the most sought after places to reside at among the crème de la crème of Mumbai.
Versova Beach :
This beach is nestled away from the hustle and bustle o the greater Mumbai. It’s the original home to the fishing community or famously known as the Kolis . The beach faces the Arabian Sea and the coastline welcomes you to a quiet and serene beach. Comparatively less crowded than other beaches you can relax for a field day fishing trout n other fishes. This beach is an extension of the Juhu Beach. Apart from lazing around and fishing one can enjoy a good sport of snorkeling. It’s a picturesque view to watch those fishermen rowing the boats and the setting sun. For photo ops it’s a great choice of venue.