is a beach-side suburb of Mumbai
. Popular for the Juhu
Beach, the area has been termed as the Beverly Hills of Mumbai
for it is home to a large number of film stars and elite businessmen. The area opens to the Arabian Sea in the west, Vile Parle
and Santa Cruz in the east, Khar
towards the south and Versova towards the north.
Beach stretches for 6 kilometres, right up till Versova.
The main thoroughfares of the area include the Juhu Tara Road
and the Swami Vivekananda Road. The Western Express Highway
is a short drive from here. The area is served by the Santa Cruz, Andheri
and Vile Parle
railway stations that are a part of the Western Line and Harbour Line of the Mumbai
Suburban Railway Network.
Central Railway Station is 19.4 kilometres away along the Bandra
Sea Link. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is 5 kilometres from here via the Swami Vivekananda Road.
Real Estate Juhu
is one of the tony areas in Mumbai
. The area is dotted by bungalows owned by actors and reputed businessmen. Several apartment communities are being developed here by reputed builders. The price of property in the area is higher than most other suburbs of the city.
has well-developed social infrastructure that includes good schools, hospitals, banks and shopping zones. Reputed educational institutes of Mumbai
located here include Jamnabai Narsee School, Ecole Mondiale World School, Maneckji Cooper Educational Trust School, Utpal Shanghvi School and Arya Vidya Mandir. Hospitals that are situated in the vicinity of the area are Dr RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital, Bharatiya Arogya Nidhi Hospital, Nature Cure Hospital, Sunflower Hospital and Khubchandani Hospital. Banks such as HDFC Bank, State Bank of India and State Bank of Hyderabad
have their branches in the area.