#6 of 12 Places to Visit in Ganpatipule
Distance (From Ganpatipule Bus Stand): 79 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day
Place Location: At Guhagar Town
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 79 km from Ganpatipule and 46 km from Chiplun, Guhagar is a pristine beach located at Guhagar in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. It is one of the top places to visit in Ganpati Pule.
Guhagar Beach is one of the cleanest and less polluted beaches in Maharashtra. It is located just 200 m from Guhagar Bus Stand towards the western side. Guhagar is the place where Vashishti River empties into Arabian Sea. Guhagar Beach is a very long beach and extends for almost 6 km between two hillocks.
Guhagar Beach is the main beach and also the most prominent tourist attraction in Guhagar. The beach is dotted with thick plantations of suru trees and white sand. It is known for activities like swimming and sunbathing. The sea beach offers swings and slides to the children and camel ride to the elders. This beach is also famous for various food and beverage stalls, chaat stalls and flea markets. There are no water-sports or boating activities.
There is another route to reach Guhagar from Ganpatipule via Jaigad, which is about 55 km and it includes 2.5 km ferry ride on Jaigad River.