Diveagar beach Maharashtra is one of the best beaches on Konkan coast. It presents splendid natural beauty along with various leisure attractions nearby it!
Best Time To Visit: Tourists can visit Diveagar beach Maharashtra all year round. However, the period of October to February remains pleasant to visit Diveagar.
Location Address: Diveagar, Shrivardhan Taluka, Raigad district, Maharashtra (India)- 402404.
Diveagar beach (Maharashtra) Review
It is a famous 6 kms long serene & virgin beach located in Shrivardhan taluka of Raigad district in Maharashtra. This beach is said to be the safest beach on entire Maharashtra coast. Beach lies on the Arabian sea coast and has great natural beauty. Diveagar beach is very wide, clean and not much sandy. The long stretch of beach is covered by beautiful Casuarina trees which add more beauty to the beach surrounding. Sand bubble crabs can be found on the beach.
One can have a peaceful walk on the Diveagar beach stretch in the morning. The views of Sunset at this beach are very adorable. This beach is one of those beaches in Maharashtra where sea turtles lay their eggs. So if you are a wildlife lover then you can visit this beach to witness the phenomenon of egg laying. Local people will tell you the exact season of Sea turtle egg laying.
There are plenty of activities to do on this beach. You can enjoy various water sports rides like the banana ride, parasailing, ATV ride, camel ride, Mud scooter, Bumper ride etc. Each water sport cost you around Rs. 200/- per ride depending on your bargaining skills. This beach also hosts a sanctuary to the migratory Seagulls feasting in the creek waters. There is a fishing settlement at the other end of the beach where a small stream enters into the ocean. Many Belu trees are there on the entrance to the beach which are rare to see!
Suvarna Ganesh Temple
Diveagar Ganpati temple is a popular site nearby Diveagar beach area. Earlier, there was a golden idol of lord Ganesha. This ancient idol of Peshwe era along with few ornaments was found in one farm. Shrimati Draupadi Dharma Patil found these things on 17th November 1997 while working in coconut and bettlenut garden. All things along with idol were packed in a copper trunk of 30 kg with an inscription of 1060 AD.
However, the idol was stolen by thieves on 25 March 2012. The thieves killed the two watchmen during this theft. After that, the idol then is replaced by Silver idol. You can see coconut and bettle nut tree farming which is a major local business over here. Diveagar beach is a perfect weekend getaway away from your hectic & busy lifestyle. It is 160 kms away from Pune and 170 kms from Mumbai.
Time Required: 2-3 are good to see Diveagar beach (Maharashtra) and nearby attractions.
How To Reach: Tourists can reach Divegar easily via public and private transportation from Pune and Mumbai. It is accessible from the Mumbai-Goa highway via Kolad or Karnala. Take a right turn after Mangaon on the Mumbai-Goa highway then it is a 40 kms drive from Mangaon to diveagar. The road to Diveagar from Shekhadi is very scenic because it runs parallel to the coastline.
- Nearest Railway Station: Mangaon (50 kms) is the nearest railhead to Divegar.
- Nearest Airport: Pune airport (159 kms) is the nearest airport to this beach.
Eating Stuff: This place is heaven for seafood lovers! Many delicious local dishes are available nearby Diveagar locality.
Staying Options: There are various options of hotels, resorts, cottages and homestays nearby this beach. Decent food will cost you about Rs.100-150/- per head for both Veg and Non-Veg dishes.
- Suvarna Ganesha Temple
- Shrivardhan Beach (19 kms)
- Harihareshwar Beach (34 kms)
- Kuda Caves
- Murud Janjira
- Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary
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