Beaches in Konkan

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Vijaydurg Fort

Vijaydurg Fort

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The sea coast approximately 330 mi (530 km) from the Daman Ganga River north of Mumbai to the Terekhol River between Maharashtra and Goa. there are many beaches in Konkan range, where the public can spend there time for picnic in the beauty of nature. Here is a list of the main beaches.

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Kashid Beach

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135 kms from Mumbai on the North Konkan coast lies this beach between two rocky hills.This is by far the best beach in North Konkan and miles ahead of the ones in Alibag,Kihim and Murud.The beach is usually deserted on weekdays and sparsely populated on week-ends.If you don;t want to take the trouble of going to Goa,try this one out.

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Tarkarli

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Tarkarli Beach
Tarkarli Beach
photo by: Preeti P.

Tarkarli situated 6 kms. south of Malvan has the long and narrow stretch of beach, with its pristine waters.

Getting There:
Tarkarli is located near city of Malvan ( 6 km from Malvan). Malvan is 546 kms. away from Mumbai and 160 kms away from Kolhapur.

Nearest airport is Panjim ( Goa) and Kolhapur.

By Road:
From Kolhapur :  GaganBawada - Vaibhavwadi - Kankawali - Malvan.
From Mumbai: Panvel - Pen - Ratnagiri - Kankawali - Malvan

By Rail:
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address:G.M.Damle109 mayur colony kothrud Pune 411038
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Ganapatipule

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Ganapati pule
Ganapati pule
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The sun-kissed beach and lush greenery of Ganapatipule inevitably draws tourists back, year after year. Many consider it as a spiritual place and the added attraction is a 400-year old temple which houses the "Swayambhu Ganapati ".

Getting there : Ratnagiri on the Konkan Railway is the nearest railhead as also the nearest bus station.Mumbai is 375 kms away by road while Pune is 331 kms away.

Hotels : MTDC has a resort that offers accommodation varying from dormitories to comfortable A.C. suites. Tents more..

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Murud - Harne Beach

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Murud Fort
Murud Fort

Excellent virgin beaches. Can see dolphins by the coast too. Very good resorts around. Around 10 kms. from Dapoli, 200 kms. from Pune and 250 kms. from Mumbai.

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Diveagar Beach

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Dive Agar
Dive Agar
photo by: Vishal Date

Diveagar Beach can easily rival any beach on the west coast of India for its clear waters, white sand & serenity. Diveagar is situated approximately 200 km from Mumbai & 150 km from Pune. Reaching Diveagar is quite easy, take a right turn from Mangaon on the Mumbai-Goa highway, from here it’s a one-hour drive to Diveagar.

Diveagar is just like any other village on the Konkan coast but it gained overnight fame upon the discovery of Ganesh idol made of pure gold in one of the Supari Baghs (Garden) in the village.

The beach is a real revelation, a six km more..

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Harihareshwar

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Shri Harihareshwar Beach Sunset - 27th January 2008
Shri Harihareshwar Beach Sunset - 27th January 2008
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  Harihareshwar is one of the finest places in Konkan. It is just 230 Kms. from Pune. It is famous for a temple on the seashore as well as the beach and the natural beauties here. Harihareshwar is only 25 Kms for Shri Vardhan. If one wants to enjoy travelling by sea, the launches are also available between the two towns. The temple here is one of the major attractions. Harihareshwar is known as Kashi of Southern India . The hill on the seashore at Harihareshwar is also known as 'Harihar' or 'Pushpadri'. The temple is old and the construction period of this temple can more..

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Kunkeshwar Beach

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Kunkeshwar Beach is one of the famous beach in the Konkan are, which is get addressed from the Kunkeshwar Temple situated on the Beach. this Temple situated in the Deogad in Sindhudurg district.

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