Juhu, situated in the north-western part is one of the most upscale locality of Mumbai. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea in the west, Versova in the north, Vile parle and Santacruz in the east and Khar in the north. It is most famous for the Juhu Beach stretches for 6 km up to Versova. Juhu is located at a distance of 8.9 km from Mumbai via Air India Road while Navi Mumbai is 29.3 km. It distance from Thane is approximately 27 km via Eastern Express Highway. Owing to its location near the sea beach, it is home to many bollywood celebrities and famous personalities. Apart from that, it is close to the business centres of Bandra-Kurla Complex, Goregaon and Andheri. Vile Parle West, Pali Hill, Khar East, Bandra West, Kalina, Indira Nagar, Chandrabai Nagar, Powai, Andheri East are its neighbouring localities. Famous Juhu Beach is located 18 km to the north of Mumbai. It has close proximity to many tourist places, including ISKCON temple, Mukteshwar Devalaya, Siddhivinayak Temple, Mahalaxmi Temple, St. Joseph’s Church, and Holy Cross Church. Siddhi Vinayak Temple is one of the most famous temples in Mumbai. Mumbai Maritime Board has been started water sports at Mumbais Juhu Beach. Now, there is no need to go to Goa or Kerala to enjoy Water Sports.
The nearest railway stations are Santacruz, Andheri and Vile Parle on the Western Line and Harbour Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. However, Vile Parle is the nearest railway station to Juhu which is located at a distance of 1.4 km via Vaikunthlal Mehta Road.
Phase-1 of Mumbai Metro Rail with one of its route Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar is passing through the locality. The nearest Metro Station is D.N Nagar.
Travelling to and from Juhu is very convenient, as it is connected with good road and rail networks. It is close to the Western Highway and Swami Vivekanand Road. There are two minor B.E.S.T bus depots in Juhu.
It has excellent connectivity to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport which is located at a distance of 4.8 km via S V Road.
Proposed & Planned Infrastructure
A 2.5 km long Skywalk, is being planned by the RDA will connect Juhu Beach to Vile Parle Station.
The proposed Coastal Road will now be extended to Ghodbunder Road from the Bandra-Versova Sea Link (BVSL).
Factors for growth in the Past
Its proximity to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport along with the business centres of Bandra-Kurla Complex, Goregaon, Juhu Beach and Andheri has made it one of the sought after real estate destination in Mumbai.
Infra Development (Social & Physical)
The social infrastructure in the region is good. There are several schools, colleges, hospitals, banks, restaurant and amusement parks in Juhu. The schools and colleges in Ghatkopar West include Spring Buds Play School, Dilkhush Special School, MP Shah English High School, St. Xaviers High School, Manilal Sunderji Municipal School, St. Josephs Convent High School, Jamnabai Narsee School, Chatrabhuj Narsee Memorial School, Ecole Mondiale World School among few.
Healthcare facilities are also good in the locality. The list of major health institutions in Juhu include Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, Four Care Hospital, Advanced Multispeciality Hospital, Bharatiya Arogya Nidhi Hospital, Sujay Hospital, Goel Hospital etc.
Due to its strategic location, this high street has attracted a number of national and international retail brands, as well as exclusive cafes and restaurants. The locality has a good retail market with malls, shopping plazas, shopping complexes, retail outlets, stationery shops, and grocery outlets. These include Beach Haven Shopping Arcade, Amrapali Shopping Centre, Prime Mall, Parle Square, Jevani – The Designer Mall, Rajwadi Shopping Centre to name a few.