Dapoli Beach is the popular beach destination in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. It is situated in the northern part of the Ratnagiri district and offers less crowded beaches with thrill water sports activities. The natural beauty of Dapoli Beach has captivated many people from the literary world. If anyone is looking for the weekend gateway in the Konkan region then Dapoli Beach is an idyllic place for the escapade. The popularity of Dapoli is increasing these days with many tourists from different parts of the country exploring it as a weekend destination. It is a perfect place for a beach holiday. Dapoli has something for everyone to surprise you and makes it a complete holiday destination.
Things to do in Dapoli beach
There are lots of things to do in Dapoli apart from splattering around in the pristine water and visiting old temples. Dolphin watch ride is one of the most popular activity, the best time to go for a dolphin watching is early in the morning.
Moreover, water sports activities like Scuba Diving - is a mode of underwater diving, Jet Skiing is a high water sport that is great for developing your balance and adjustment skills, bumper and banana rides are fantastic fun activities for both kids and adults are available in almost all beaches of Dapoli.
Places to visit near Dapoli Beach
The top places to visit near Dapoli Beach are Harnai Port, which consists of two forts – Suvarnadurga which is the sea fort while Kanak Durga which is the land fort. The other famous place is Panhalakaji Caves which is situated in deep valleys and surrounded by jungles. Kadyavarcha Ganapati is another beautiful attraction in Dapoli, Murud Beach is known for the scenic views of the encircling landscape and many more.
Best time to visit Dapoli Beach
The best time to visit Dapoli is from October end to mid-February when the climatic conditions remain comfortable for the sightseeing tour. It is the perfect time to indulge in outdoor activities at the beach.
How to reach Dapoli Beach
By Air: Ratnagiri Domestic Airport is the nearest airfield of about 125 kilometers from the Dapoli Beach.
By Rail: Get down at Khed or Mahad railway station and you can book a cab or taxi to reach Dapoli.
By Road:Dapoli is approximately 185 km from Pune and 220 Km from Mumbai and will take around 4-5 hours to reach.