About Ulwe, Mumbai
Ulwe, also called Ulva, Ulwa or Ulawe is a rapidly developing suburb in Navi Mumbai, near the Panvel Creek. It lies at a distance of about 28 km from Mumbai and is maintained by the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO). The locality gives easy access to many major neighbourhoods in Navi Mumbai such as Nerul, Vashi, Panvel, and Belapur. Since Ulwe is situated close to the proposed Navi Mumbai International Airport and is slated to be connected to the metro network of Navi Mumbai, it is witnessing rapid growth in the real estate sector. It also houses the Ramsheth Thakur International Sports Complex (RTISC), a state-of-the-art sports facility. Tourists who wish to book their stay away from the hustle-bustle of Mumbai often prefer Ulwe hotels for their stay. Many budget hotels in Mumbai are located in and around the area, catering to the accommodation needs of travelers.
Shopping and Dining in and around Ulwe
You will find a good range of places to shop in Ulwe, from small stores to supermarkets to shopping malls. Seawoods Grand Central Mall is one of the best places to shop around the locality. Located at a distance of 7 km, this shopper’s paradise offers a wide choice of international and national brands. Several other high-end malls in Navi Mumbai, such as Vashi Central, Little World Mall, Glomax Mall, Orion Mall, Inorbit Mall, and Raghuleela Mall are also located within 10 to 15 km radius of many hotels in Ulwe, Mumbai.
Malvan Tadka, Sardarji Da Dhaba, The Belgian Waffle Co., Darbar Fine Dine, and Amrutha Multicuisine Restaurant are some of the popular restaurants in Ulwe, Mumbai. If you are a pub buddy, Seawoods Grand Central Mall has some great dining places cum bars, including Navi Mumbai Pub Exchange and Northern Tadka.
Places to Visit in and around Ulwe.
Some of the top places to visit in and around Ulwe include Belapur Fort (4 km), Wonders Park (7 km), Rock Garden (8 km), Belapur Mango Garden (8 km), Nerul Balaji Temple (9 km), Nerul Lake (10 km), Kharghar Hills (10 km), Central Park (13 km), Utsav Chowk (11 km), Kharghar Valley Golf Course (14 km), and ISKCON Kharghar (14 km).
Many other tourist attractions in and around Navi Mumbai can also be accessed from your hotels in Ulwe. These include Pandavkada Falls (16 km), Rajiv Gandhi Jogger’s Park (16 km), Karnala Fort (23 km), and Karnala Bird Sanctuary (23 km). Ulwe also serves as a great base for those who want to explore the hill stations near Mumbai such as Khandala (56 km) and Lonavala (60 km).
How to Reach Ulwe
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is about 35 km from the locality and you can easily cover this distance using cabs/taxis to reach your hotels in Ulwe. The suburban railway network has two stations on the Nerul-Uran line that serves Ulwe, namely Bamandongri and Kharkopar. The nearest major station for outstation trains is in Panvel (15 km). There are regular NMMT buses that connect the locality to different parts of Mumbai and Navi Mumbai.