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About Diveagar

Tourist Destination / Place Name and Short Description about place

Diveagar is on the western coast of India in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is one of the safest beaches in the Konkan region. The place is in proximity to Harihareshwar and Shrivardhan beach.

 

Districts/ Region

Raigad district of Maharashtra, India.

 

History

Diveagar is a village in Shrivardhan taluka of Raigad district in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. The place is famous for its clean and sandy beaches. It was known for Suvarna Ganesh Mandir with a Ganesha idol made of gold; a few years ago, this idol was stolen. The beach is approximately 4 km long, and it is one of the untouched beaches in Maharashtra. The beach is very popular for watersports like jet-skiing, banana boats, speed boats, parasailing etc.

 

Geography

Diveagar is a coastal place located in the Konkan region of Maharashtra has lush green Sahyadri mountains on one side and the turquoise Arabian Sea on the other. It is 81 km to the south of Alibaug city, 182 KM to the south of Mumbai and 163 KM to the southwest of Pune.

 

Weather/Climate

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

Parasailing, Boating, Banana rides, jet skiing, bumper ride, nature trail, beach volleyball, horse riding, beachside camping as well as buggy rides, etc. activities are available.

Apart from this, Diveagar is famous for its untouched beaches covered with coconut, suru (casuarina) and betel nut trees. The beaches are clean and tranquil.

The best place to relax and enjoy the breath-taking views of sunset.

It is a popular destination for weekend gateways as well as picnics.

 

Nearest tourist place

 

One can plan to visit the following tourist places along with Diveagar

       Shrivardhan: Situated 23 KM south of Diveagar. The place has a beautiful, long and clean beach. It is connected with Diveagar by a beautiful coastal road. Popular Activities at Shrivardhan Beach can be Boating, sailing, swimming, beach volley and beach walking.

       Harihareshwar: Situated 37 KM south of Diveagar beach. The place is known for ancient Shiva and Kalbhairava temple. It is even famous for its rocky beach, and various geographical structures carved out by the coastal erosion processes. A few of the famous activities among travellers in Harihareshwar beach are boating, sailing, swimming, beach volley and beach walking tours.

       Velas Beach: Situated 12 KM to the south of Harihareshwar, famous for its turtle festival. Every year nature lovers come here to experience the turtle festival where hatchlings of turtles are released into the Arabian sea.

       Bharadkhol: Famous fishing village situated 7 KM to the south of Diveagar

 

How to travel to tourist place by Rail, Air, Road (train, flight, bus) with distance and required time

Diveagar is accessible by road and railway. It is connected to NH 66, Mumbai - Goa Highway.  Maharashtra State transport buses are available from Mumbai, Pune, Shrivardhan and Panvel to Diveagar.

Nearest Airport: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport Mumbai 189 KM

Nearest Railway Station: Mangaon 48 KM (1 hr 20min)

 

Special food speciality and hotel

Being on the coastal part of Maharashtra, seafood is a speciality here. Along with the sea food the place is famous for ukadichemodak.

 

Accommodation facilities nearby & Hotel/ Hospital/Post

Numerous accommodation options are available in the form of hotels, resorts as well as homestays.

Office/Police station

The government hospital is at a distance of 5.2 KM from Diveagar.

The Post office is available at Diveagar.

The nearest police station is at Dighi at a distance of 4.7 KM.

 

MTDC  Resort  nearby

The nearest MTDC resort is available in Harihareshwar.

Visiting Rule and Time, Best month to visit

The place is accessible throughout the year. The best

time to visit is from October to March since the plentiful

rainfall lasts from June to October, and the summers are hot

and humid.

Tourists should check the timings of high as well as

low tides before entering into the sea.

High tides during the monsoon season could be dangerous

hence should be avoided.

 

Language  spoken  in

area

English, Hindi, Marathi, Konkani


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