Borivali or Borivli is a suburban area located in the north-west section of Mumbai island of Maharashtra, India. Borivali is approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) from Mumbai Airport and 33.4 kilometres (20.8 mi) from Churchgate Railway Station. The estimated population of Borivali in 2010 was over 10 lakhs.
Borivali lies at the northern tip of western Mumbai. Its one of the major suburbs of Mumbai; social amenities include hospitals, schools, colleges, lovely cafes, good restaurants, shopping malls. Borivali is famed as the "suburb of gardens"-its a lovely green suburb with gardens at almost every block.The Sanjay Gandhi National Park lies in the eastern section of Borivali near the Western Express Highway (NH 8). It has a few lions, leopards, and panthers and a 4th century BCE archaeological site called Kanheri Caves.
It has three huge statues of Jain tirthankar Lord Adinath and his two sons Bharat and Bahubali. Borivali is home to the Mandapeshwar Caves which are in its west. There was a tunnel to Vasai Fort passing through Borivali; it is said to be touching these caves. The entry to the tunnels from the caves no more exists.These caves have a rich history and are proved to be built by the same people as the Kanheri caves.
Borivali has a garden named Jhansi Ki Rani on Link road adjacent to the famous Eskay Resort. Borivali is a melting pot of different ages as the large number of gardens in the western part of this suburb makes this an ideal residential option for kids, senior citizens, the middle aged, and college goers.One of the finest 'Navratri' Indian festival devoted and celebrated for Maa Ambe (Indian Goddess)is held at Kora Kendra Ground, Opp Hotel Granville (Granville Greens Restaurant) which is the major attraction and well known celebration done in this suburb. Festivals are celebrated with equal enthusiasm and joy be it Hindu, Muslim or Christian as all faiths have blended very beautifully here in this lovely suburb.