Konkan is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Maharashtra, rich with greenery, hill stations, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, and beaches. Konkan has several religious, recreational and historical sites as well. For those who live near Mumbai and Pune, there are a lot of places to visit for a weekend getaway.
One such place is Guhagar. It is a beach town located in the Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra. There are several beaches in Konkan near Guhagar which you can explore. We have listed the best beaches in Guhagar that you can explore during your weekend getaway at Konkan.
Guhagar Beach is one of the best beaches in Konkan and the main attraction in Guhagar. The beach stretches 5 - 6 kilometres from Guhagar to Asgoli. The golden sand beach is surrounded by the Arabian Sea, coconut trees, and Suru trees. The mountains on one side and the pristine blue sea on the other make it one of the best sights in Konkan.
The beach is clean and quiet, a perfect place to take an evening walk. You can also enjoy the evening sunset from the beach, which is a spectacular view. You can also swim in the sea, but it’s always better to get safety information from the locals before doing so. While you walk on the beach, you will notice many small crabs in the sand.
After you are done exploring the beach, you can indulge in delicious Konkani cuisines such as Solkadi, hot bhakris, different kinds of seafood, and much more. It is among the best beaches in Guhagar for those who want a quiet peaceful experience.
How To Reach Guhagar Beach
Guhagar Beach is 5 kilometres away from Shantai By The Lake, the best lakeside resort in Konkan. By Road, Guhagar Beach is 280 kilometres away from Mumbai and 241 kilometres away from Pune. The nearest railway station from Guhagar Beach is Chiplun which is around 40 kilometres away.
After travelling around 20 kilometres from Guhagar Beach, you reach the Velneshwar Village. The village is located near Velneshwar Beach, which is one of the best beaches in Konkan. The village is said to be around 1200 years old. Velneshwar Beach is a beautiful beach in Konkan surrounded by coconut trees and the pristine blue Arabian Sea. The beach is calm and soothing and perfect for morning and evening walks.
The beach is famous for the Velneshwar Temple, a renowned temple near Guhagar. The temple is said to be as old as the village itself and it is said to be partially submerged in the sea. The part which is partially submerged in the sea is known as Merumandal. The current structure was built around 400 years ago. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
How To Reach Velneshwar Beach
Velneshwar Beach is 28 minutes from Shantai By The Lake. It is 282 kilometres away from Mumbai and 244 kilometres away from Pune. The nearest railway station is Chiplun which is 50 kilometres away from the beach.
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