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Ganpatipule Beach in Maharashtra

Ganpatipule Beach is an almighty paradise along the Konkan Coast. Ganpatipule is a small pilgrimage and a beach town sited in the Ratnagiri district on the Konkan Coast of Maharashtra in India. This is one of the best places to visit in Maharashtra. Ganpatipule Beach is pristine and the sea is also clear though swimming is not advisable because of the rocky stretches.

Things to do at Ganpatipule Beach

Despite that, it is an ideal spot for sunbathing and mesmerizing sunset. Apart from its peaceful environment, Ganpatipule is also rich in flora that includes mangroves and coconut palms. Ganpatipule also has water sports like row-boating and banana ride to offer between the months of November to May. If you don’t want to indulge in adventure activity then you may simply sit and relax on the beach as you may enjoy a breathtaking view of the sunset. You can also go for a romantic beach walk along the coastline with your loved ones and have a moonshine picnic on the silvery sand. The trip to Ganpatipule beach can be an electrifying experience indeed.

Places to visit near Ganpatipule Beach

The places to visit near Ganpatipule Beach are Jaigad Fort which is also known as the Fort of Victory and the magnificent structure before you enter will surely amaze you, Jaigad Lighthouse is one of the citadels on the western edge of the Jaigad Fort, apart from the scenic natural beauty Pawas is known for the ashram of Swami Swaroop Anand, Malgund, Swayambhu Ganpati temple and many more.

Best time to visit Ganpatipule Beach

The best time to visit Ganpatipule beach is from October to March when the weather remains favorable for outdoor activities.

How to reach Ganpatipule Beach

  • By Air: The nearest airport is at Kolhapur which is at the distance of about 145 km. Further nearest airports are Mumbai and Ratnagiri.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is the Konkan railway station of around 65 km.
  • By Road: The nearest route to reach Ganpatipule by road is Kolhapur (145 km), Pune (330 km) and Mumbai (374 km).