is one of the exotic and scenic places to be visited in Konkan. Just
around 200 Kms from Pune & 240Kms from Mumbai, this wonderful
place has some exotic & breath taking wonders of nature. At about
240 mtrs. above sea level, the most sought after places are beaches
like Murud, Ladghar, Karde & Anjarle that add to value of Dapoli.
Surrounded by hills & forests, Dapoli has a long costal line and
nesting place for various varieties of flaura & fona.
Dapoli is also famous for its plantations of Mangoes, Betel
nuts, Cashew nuts & Coconuts. It holds a rich cultural heritage
with Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Krishi Vidyapeeth ( Agricultural
University ) & A.G.High School.
Dapoli stands to be an ideal getaway weekend for goers from Pune &
Mumbai. Far away from the busy and hectic city life you can find peace
of mind in the midst of nature.
Nearby Places to Visit
Aasud : Famous for its temples
of Shree Keshavraj & Shree Vyagreshwar, Aasud is around 5 Kms
from Dapoli. Shree Keshavraj temple is situated on a small hillock
surrounded by lush green trees and waterfall. Shree Vyagreshwar temple
dates back to more than thousand years old and situated on the banks
of the river. The Lord Shiva temple is famous for its Hemadpanthi
Murud / Karde : Famous for its
long, clean serene beaches. Murud & Karde are one of the attractions
to be visited. The marvelous & spectacular Sunset on the sea is
something one can not miss. Amongst the attractions, Dolphins watch
& Sea Para Gliding have become a craze amongst the young lot.
The She-oak plantations adds to the beauty of the beaches. Murud is
about 10 Kms drive from Dapoli while Karde is 12 Kms.
Ladghar : Ladghar is situated
at about 8 Kms from Dapoli, also known as 'Tamas Tirtha'. Ladghar
is fast becoming a tourist attraction. The Beach has some beautiful
rocks on which one can enjoy the waves coming through. This untouched
and serene beach will light one spirits and recharge oneself.
Harnai : Situated at about 15
Kms from Dapoli , Harnai is famous for Coast line & Harbor. Harnai
is well known for rich and mouth watering fish markets. It hosts about
fishing boats of the locals in the village. Its an unforgettable experience
for sea food lovers. Suvarnadurg fort surrounding is one of
the places near Harnai to be visited.
Anjarle : Anjarle well known
for its Ď Kadyavarcha Ganpati í. Anjarle is one of the places
you canít afford to miss. Situated at about 20 Kms. From Dapoli. Anjarle
has a clean untouched beach with Coconut & betel nuts grooves.