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Nearest Airport - Mumbai (100kms), Pune (140kms) Nearest Railway Station - Pen(31kms), Nagothane(46kms), Kolad(60kms) Alibaug is an ex-Navi Mumbai / ex-Thane / ex-Mumbai / ex-Pune / ex-Valsad Getaway

Ganapatipule

• Ganapatipule is 30 km off Mumbai-Panvel-Goa Route and is a renowned pilgrim destination and a beach getaway • Ganapatipule is known for its Self-incarnated Ganesh temple, which has a great local significance • Ganapatipule is a long beachfront (not considered safe for swimming) and home to an MTDC watersports centre. • Ganapatipule has many resorts and homestays from simple to luxury segment.

Access Information

• Nearest Airport -Belgaum (265kms), Pune (320kms), Mumbai (350kms)
• Nearest Railway Station - Sangameshwar(41kms), Ratnagiri(46kms), Chiplun(92kms)
• Ganapatipule is an ex-Kolhapur / ex-Panjim / ex-Belgaum / ex-Navi Mumbai / ex-Pune / ex-Mumbai Getaway

Place to Visit

Name Description Distance(kms)

Ganapatipule Temple

Ganapatipule is a destination that was made famous by its Lord Ganesh Temple situated right next to the beach. The temple has become now a renowned local pilgrimage and visited all round the year, especially over weekends.

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Malgund Beach

Quiet and Idyllic beach front 2 kms away from crowded and touristy Ganapatipule.

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Bhandarpule Beach

Bhandarpule Beach is an idyllic beach, 2 kms from Ganapatipule beach.

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Excursion

Name Description Distance(kms)

Jaigad Fort

Jaigad Fort is a 17th Century Fort that offers a view of the Arabian sea. There is not much else to do or see here.

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Lighthouse - Jaigad Fort

Lighthouse offers Panoramic view of the Arabian Sea. To see the Light House from inside one needs to visit in the evening before 5:30.

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Pawas

Pawas is well known for the Ashram of Swami Swaroopanand, a renowned spiritual leader.

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Ganeshgule Temple

Ganeshgule Temple is an ancient Lord Ganesha temple visited enroute to Pawas from Ratnagiri. The temple is said to have been built earlier than Ganapatipule temple.

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Marleshwar Shiva Temple

Marleshwar is a local pilgrim centre known for the Cave Shiva Temple,

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Activity

Name Description Distance(kms)

Ganapatipule Beach

Ganapatipule beach is a popular beach front, MTDC has a watersports centre here offering a range of options.

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Places Visited Enroute

Name Description Distance(kms)

Nivali Waterfall

A Seasonal waterfall on Mumbai - Goa Coastal highway at Nivali and popular stopover for guests travelling on the highway during monsoon season.

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