Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Life is a holiday if you know how to enjoy it! As busy residents pursuing a fast paced lifestyle, sometimes all you need is a refreshing time-out to recharge and relish life from moment to moment.

Cocooned among the white sands of beach in Mandvi, Kutch, Serena Beach Resort is a blissful respite from the daily niggles of life. Being a beachfront property, Serena Beach Resort takes you on a journey to discover yourself with its uber class hotel experience & impeccable services. It's the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating break with your family or friends.

Kutch, India’s Wild West, is a geographic phenomenon, full of rustic beauty. It is a land of colour, culture and chronicle is one of districts of Gujarat where all the country`s smiles and metaphor appear to have come in concert. Mandvi is a fortified town located 60 km southwest of Bhuj, Kutch. It is famous for its beaches and camel and horse rides on the shores. Close to the beach is the Vijay Vilas Palace, an impressive building built in 1940 as a royal summer retreat. Vijay Vilas Palace, the Swaminarayan temple, bandhani bazaar and many other things are of great interest here.

Weather and climate

Mandvi has a tropical climate, summers being hot and humid (around 35 Degree Celsius) and winters being cold with the mercury dipping at around 7 to 8 Degree Celsius). Months of July, August and September witnesses rainfall. Since our Resort property is on a beach side the winds from the sea brings cool air even in the summers. The peak season is between October and March. It is also the time when Kutch is more festive than any other time of the year due to Rann Utsav & Kutch festival.

Currency

The local currency in India is Rupee(INR)

Transportation

Mandvi is well connected with roads from Bhuj, the capital city of the Kutch district the distance being about 60 kms. We have about 3 flights coming from Mumbai to Bhuj (1 hour), operated by Jet Airways and Air India. It is also well connected with trains from all over India. Our Resort can also arrange for a private chauffeur-driven air-conditioned car to or from Bhuj. Government buses link major routes and some remote parts of the Kutch. Rental Cars are also available from Bhuj Airport and Railway station. For more info on transportation click here

Traffic circulation

Traffic circulation in Mandvi is on the left. Keep your valid documents, driving license, passports etc in your possession while driving. You must possess an international driver's license to be able to drive if you are a foreign national.

What to wear

Mandvi has a tropical climate, summers being hot and humid and winters being cold with the mercury dipping at about 7 to 8 degree Celsius. Light cotton clothes for summer, and woolens in winter are recommended. Also don’t forget to pack your swim and beach wear.

For more information, please call our on +91 2834 22 8800 or e-mail info@serenabeachresort.com