Miles of pristine white sand beach lined with shady Suru trees, an ancient fort reminiscent of times of yore, revered heritage temples, and mouth watering sea food - sounds like an ideal weekend destination?
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.
The famous pilgrim centres is just 25kms and 30Kms respectively from Guhagar. Located in the north of the Shastri river, Velneshwar is the focus of attention once a year in March, when the Maha Shivaratri fair is held here.
This ancient fort is located near Anjanvel - 11 KM North of Guhagar beach, along the coast line. It is believed to be built at the start of 16th Century by the Siddis. What remains today is only the ruins of this huge fort that spans 7 Acres of land.
Temples in Guhagar
Guhagar, is a temple town in all regards with many outstanding temples in and around. Temples committed to various forms of Lord Shiva like Vyadeshwar, Talkeshwar, Udaleshwar, Balkeshwar and a temple of Ufrata Ganapati are some of the significant temples here