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Miles of pristine white sand beach extending on for almost four kilometers from Baug to Asgoli, an ancient fort reminiscent of times of yore, revered heritage temples, and mouth watering sea food - this is what you can expect in a holiday at Guhagar. A pristine beach yet to be in the map of popular destinations in Maharashtra Guhagar is a secluded beach ideal for a romantic weekend. A white sand beach - Guhagar beach - is lined by Suru trees giving the beach a very pleasent and woody feel. With a few "chat" and tea stalls right on the beach, Guhagar has the picnic vibe writted all over it.

Guhagar Beach

Beaches

Extending from Baug to the north and Asgoli to its south, Guhagar beach is a long stretch of beach lined with shady Suru trees extending for almost 6 Kms! Although there are many entry points to access the beach the main entry point to the Guhagar beach is behind the Vyadeshwar temple which is approximately 100mts from the Guhagar bus depot.

Guhagar Temples

Temples

With many outstanding temples in and around Guhagar is a temple town in all regards. Temples committed to various forms of Lord Shiva like Vyadeshwar, Talkeshwar, Udaleshwar, Velneshwar, Balkeshwar and a temple of Ufrata Ganapati Guhagar truely lives upto its reputation. Durga Vyadeshwari Devi temple complex is another prominent temple in Guhagar.

Sightseeing in Guhagar

Interesting Spots

Gopalgad fort located about 11 kms from Guhagar bus depot is a fort in ruins overlooking the sea. Although not open to tourists at this point in time the views from the hill top with the walls of the fort next to you itself is great. The Anjanvel lighthouse and the Tolekeshwar temple is just about a kilometer from Gopalgad fort. The lighthouse is open between 3-5 pm.

Parashuram Bhoomi - Burundi

Around Guhagar

If you can bear to leave the shades of the “Suru” trees and the turquoise blue sea of Guhagar behind there is lots to around Guhagar. A ferry ride across Jaigad creek to the south or the Vashishti river to the north gets you to Ganpatipule and Dapoli respectively. If Ganpatipule is famous for its Swayambhu Ganpati temple Dapoli is well known for its sea forts.

Vyadeshwar Temple

Vyadeshwar Temple

Vyadeshwar temple located at the mouth of the pathway to the Guhagar beach is the most prominent temple amongst the scores of temples in Guhagar. A Shiva temple built in Panchayatana style Vyadeshwar temple has shrines of Sun, Ganesh, Parvati and Vishnu around it and a statue of Nandi in front of the main shrine.

Guhagar Hotels

Guhagar Beach

Guhagar beach is the main beach and also the most prominent tourist attraction in Guhagar taluka. Thanks to the local administration which plays an active role in keeping the beach clean, Guhagar beach is amongst the cleanest beaches in the region. Facilities are also available to bathe off the sea water at Guhagar beach after a dip in the sea.

Durga Devi Devasthan
Velneshwar Temple
Anjanvel View
Ganpatipule Temple
Baug Beach
Suvarnadurg
Hedvi & Velneshwar

Hedvi & Velneshwar

Hedvi & Velneshwar is about 20 kms from Guhagar and are known or the Dashabhuja Ganpati temple and Velneshwar Shiva temple respectively. Velneshwar also has a very beautiful cove of white sand beach.

Ganpatipule Temple

Ganpatipule Temple

The Swayambhu Ganpati Temple is known for its unique Ganapati idol, is built on the Ganpatipule Beach and opens up to the beautiful beach. Ganpatipule is about 50 kms from Guhagar across the Tavsal creek.

Kolthare

Kolthare

Kolthare is yet another secluded beach close to Dabhol famous for the Koleshwar temple 'Kul Daiwat' of many chitpavan families and of all Bhaves(Kaushik Gotra). Dabhol is located across the creek towards Dapoli.