Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Colaba

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Colaba. Well-liked for its restaurants, local tours and shopping, this city is both romantic and welcoming. Gateway of India and Mahalaxmi Temple are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Colaba

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Colaba has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Taraporewala Aquarium (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Jijamata Udyaan (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Mahalaxmi Racecourse (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Dhobi Ghat (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Worli Sea Face Promenade (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Colaba

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Colaba is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Girgaun Chowpatty (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Hanging Gardens (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Elephanta Caves (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Powai Lake (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park (22.6 mi / 36.4 km)
  • Mumbai Port Trust Garden (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Colaba

The nearest airport is in Mumbai (BOM-Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl.), located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city center.