Konkan is paradise for nature lovers and Kokan known for its beaches ,sea food,temples,weather and water sports. Here are best 10 tourist places in Kokan. Kokan Darshan Spots.

1. Dapoli Beaches :

Dapoli is one of the coastal towns along the west coast in Konkan and one of the longest stretch of beach in the entire Konkan. Murud Harnai to Ladghar is the most popular region in Dapoli. If you love beach and fish then you must include Dapoli in your Kokan Darshan plan.

How to Reach Dapoli:
Near Airport:
Nearest Airport is Mumbai.
Railway Station:
Nearest Railway Station is Khed. 29 km from Dapoli.
By Road
From Mumbai 350 Kms.

Best Time to Visit Dapoli: October To March

Beaches in Dapoli:
Ladghar Beach
Harnai Beach
Dapoli Port
Ladghar Beach
Karde Beach
Anjarle Beach.

2. Marleshwar

Second best tourist-places-in-kokan is Marleshwar. Marleshwar is a place in Sangameshwar subdivision of Ratnagiri district. This is a small Shiva Temple. It is a cave temple. It is believed that the temple was built by Lord Parashuram. You have to climb 500 steps to reach the temple. The Dhareshwar waterfall is a major attraction close to the temple. Best Kokan darshan spot in rainy season.

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How to Reach Marleshwar :
Near Airport:
Nearest Airport is Mumbai.
Railway Station:
Nearest Railway Station is Sangameshwar.40 km from Marleshwar.
By Road
From Mumbai 330 KMs.

You can take your car until the base of the hill.

Best Time to Visit Marleshwar: Monsoon but the temple will be closed if the waterfall reaches the cave premise

3. Tarkarli

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Tarkarli is very fast growing tourist attraction and famous for beautiful and clear white sand beaches. Also so the only place in Maharashtra where you can do scuba diving, snorkeling, Parasailing, Speed Boat, Jet Ski, Banana Ride, Sleeper Bumper, Seating Bumper.

How to Reach Tarkarli :
Near Airport:
Dabolim Airport in Goa
Railway Station:
Nearest Railway Station is Kankavli.
By Road
From Mumbai 576 km

4. Sindhudurg Fort

The Sindhudurg Fort is an ancient fortress occupying an islet in the Arabian Sea. The fort was made by Shivaji Maharaj. This fort construction is spread over an area of 48 acres. The construction was done under the supervision of Hirojee Indulkar in the year 1664.The fort offers breathtaking views of the sea. The Fort is half a km away from the Malvan Port in Sindhudurg District.

How to Reach Sindhudurg Fort :
Near Airport:
Dabolim Airport in Goa
Railway Station:
Nearest Railway Station are Rajapur and Kudal.
By Road
From Mumbai 500 km

Entry Fees : 50 Rs per person Indian tourists & 200 Rs for foreign tourist

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5. Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri is a beautiful port city. situated in the south-western region of the state of Maharashtra. The city is well known for beaches, fort, hot springs, caves, rivers and waterfalls.
Places to Visit in Ratnagiri.
Ganeshgule Beach
Ratnadurga Fort
Mandavi Beach
Tilak Ali Museum

How to Reach Ratnagiri :
Near Airport:
Ratnagiri Airport
Railway Station:
Nearest Railway Station is Ratnagiri railway station.
By Road
From Mumbai 350 km

6. Murud-Janjira Fort

Murud-Janjira is located 60 km away from Alibaug, Maharashtra.
Janjira Fort is surrounded by the Arabian sea on all sides. It was built during 17th century. The beaches of Kashid and Nandgaon are in a few kilometers away from the fort.

How to Reach Murud-Janjira Fort :
Near Airport:
Mumbai Airport
Railway Station:
Nearest Railway Station is Roha railway station.
By Road
From Mumbai 160 km

7. Ganpatipule Temple and Beach

Ganpatipule known for Ganesh temple and its beaches, such as Ganpatipule Beach and Aare Ware Beach. Ganpatipule beach is one of the most beautiful white sand beaches amongst the Konkan beaches. Ganesh temple is situated right on the beach at the base of a hill.

How to Reach Ganpatipule:
Near Airport:
Mumbai Airport
Railway Station:
Ratnagiri and Bhoke are the nearest railway stations.
By Road
Hourly buses from Ratnagiri to Ganapatipule.

8. Ratnadurg Fort, Bhagwati Fort

The Ratnadurga or Bhagawati fort which was built in the 12th century is situated near the Ratnagiri docks. Fort which is surrounded by the Arebian Sea from three sides. Bhagawati temple and Light house are the main attractions.

How to Reach Ganpatipule:
Near Airport:
Mumbai Airport
Railway Station:
Ratnagiri is the nearest railway stations.
By Road
4 kms from Ratnagiri bus stand.

9. Diveagar

Diveagar is a village located in Raigad district. Beach and beach water sports are the major attraction of Diveagar. Beach area is is peaceful, clean and sparsely populate.

How to Reach Diveagar:
Near Airport:
Mumbai Airport
Railway Station: The nearest railway station is at Mangaon.

By Road : 180 KM from Mumbai

10. Alibaug

Alibaug is a coastal town in Maharashtra and the place is filled with beautiful beaches and places.

Places to visit in Alibaug.
Alibaug Beach
Kihim Beach
Nagaon Beach
Kolaba Fort
Revdanda Fort

How to Reach Alibaug:
Near Airport:
Mumbai Airport
Railway Station:
The nearest railway station is at Panvel.
By Road : 92 KM From Mumbai

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