Anjarle is located on the western coast of India in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. It is one of the safest and widest beaches in the Konkan region. The place is famous for ecotourism activities like the turtle festival.
Districts/ Region :
Ratnagiri district , Maharashtra, India
Anjarle is in Dapoli tehsil of Ratnagiri district in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. The place is famous for its clean and sandy beaches and its turtle festival. Anjarle is famous for its untouched beaches covered with coconut trees and Konkani style huts. The place has historic importance for the well-known ‘ Kadyavarcha Ganpati’ which is believed to be constructed in the 12th century with wooden pillars.
It is a coastal place located near the mouth of the Jog river in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. It is covered with green layers of coconut trees on the Sahyadri mountains on the east and the blue Arabian Sea on the west. It is located 21.7 KM to the northwest of Dapoli, 118 KM away from Raigad and 215 KM away from Mumbai.
The prominent weather in the region is rainfall, the Konkan belt experiences High Rainfall (ranges around 2500 mm to 4500 mm), and the climate remains Humid and warm. The temperature reaches up to 30 degrees Celsius during this season.
Summers are hot and humid, and the temperature touches 40 degrees Celsius.
Winters have a comparatively milder climate (around 28 degrees Celsius), and the weather remains Cool and Dry.
Things to do :
The beach is very long, wide and tranquil. It is not commercialized yet and hence does not have as many activities as other beaches in the Konkan due to its ecological importance. This place attracts nature lovers and conservationists.
Nearest tourist place :
One can plan to visit the following tourist places along with Anjarle.
Suvarnadurg Fort: This glorious fort was built in 8 acres of area at a distance of 0.2-0.3 KM from the coast of Harnai. It is 7.8 KM to the south of Anjarle.
Kadyavarcha Ganpati: The beautiful temple is in the vicinity of the beach, where a gorgeous view of the beach and surrounding hills can be enjoyed.
Special food speciality and hotel :
Being on the coastal part of Maharashtra, seafood is a speciality here.
Accommodation facilities nearby & Hotel/ Hospital/Post Office/Police station :
Numerous Hotels, Resorts and homestays are available.
Primary health care is located at a distance of 1.6 KM to the north of Anjarle.
The post office is located at a distance of 0.35 KM from Anjarle.
The nearest police station is located at a distance of 7 KM in Harnai.
MTDC Resort nearby details :
The nearest MTDC resort is at Harihareshwar at a distance of 41.2 KM.
Visiting Rule and Time, Best month to visit :
The place is accessible throughout the year. From February to May, the turtle festival is celebrated. It is a different experience altogether. The monsoon rainfall lasts from June to October. Tourists should check the timings of high and low tides before entering the sea. High tides during the rainy season could be dangerous hence these occasions should be avoided.
Language spoken in area :
English, Hindi, Marathi, Konkani