Places in Kokan
Our state Maharashtra has been rewarded with ample paces of natural beauty. The geography
of this state is very unique in the sense that, it is very much diverse. It contains plains, plateaus,
hills mighty mountain ranges of Sahyadri, Western Ghats and the golden and unforgettable
beaches of the whole Konkan coast. The Konkan coast stretches all along the western boundary
of our state. The waves of the Arabian Sea crash along this coast. Today we will see some of the
best places in Konkan:
Guhagar beach– Guhgar beach is a very clean and quiet spot in the Konkan stretch. This
beach is very pristine and free from crowds and noise. If you want to relax with your
partner, this is the best beach for you. You can camp along this beach with easy and
ample wood and have a campfire.
Ganpatipule- Although, famous for its coastal temple of Lord Ganesha, Ganapatipule has
more to offer. The beaches here are dotted with ample natural beauty. It is an ideal
beach for holiday. Malgund, a small village 2 k.m from Ganapatipule was the birthplace
of the famous Marathi poet Keshavsut. This place offers the tokens of the poet’s
memories. The Jaigarh fort some 15 k.m from Ganapatipule offers some great views of
the Arabian Sea from the heights of the fort. The drive to this fort is a treat in itself with
sea on one side along the whole drive.
Dive agar beach– This is a beautiful and pristine village along the Konkan coast. It is also
famous for its Ganapati temple and lots of sea gulls. If you want to go by road, take the
Mumbai-Goa highway. But to make your journey, more memorable and interesting take
a ferry ride from Rajapuri which is 10 k.m away from the Murud.
Harihareshwar beach– This pristine beach got its name because of an ancient Shiva
temple which this place houses. This is a perfect weekend gateway from Mumbai. The
beaches here are unique in the sense that they are rough and rocky. This place lies at
the foothills of the Sahyadri Mountains. River Savitri merges into Arabian Sea at this
Tarkarli– The place acquired its name because of the confluence of the river Karli and
Arabian Sea at this spot. The place has golden beaches and crystal clear blue waters of
the sea. It has got uninterrupted coastline which makes it a number one attraction
among the tourists. The place also offers water- related adventure sports such as
underwater diving, scuba diving etc.
Malwan– This place is situated in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. It is famous for
its mouth watering Konkani cuisine and golden sands. Devour the tempting Konkani
food sitting at the crystal clear sands with waves from the Arabian Sea splashing at your
feet. One doesn’t want anything more on a holiday.
So, if you are a fun-loving person, these beautiful places in Kokan are calling you. Don’t waste
your time anymore. Pack your bags and let’s go & Enjoy your Life….Best wishes by Maitraway.