Located in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, Guhagar is a small town that boasts of having one of the longest beaches in the Konkan region. Its picturesque landscape and the clean stretch of white sand attract many travelers throughout the year. The town of Guhagar is just a one-hour drive away from Chiplun, a city known for its coconut and mangoes. The beach is visited by people who like some solitude and want to relax and enjoy the view.
The beach is lined with many small stalls that sell fresh coconut water and delicious fried snacks. There is also a small play area for children that has swings, see-saws, and slides to enjoy. For the adults, the watersport facilities like jet skiing, bumper rides, banana boat rides, etc., make it a favorite beach for many localites and tourists from neighboring cities as well and the water current of the sea is safe for swimming as well. You can also lounge on a beach chair soaking in the warmth of the sun while taking in the beautiful spectacle of nature and the white-bellied seagulls frolicking in the sky.
The pristine beach is dotted with dense and green palm and coconut trees and the contrast of it with the white sand makes it even more appealing to the eyes. Visitors here like to take long peaceful walks along the shore barefoot to feel the silkiness of the sand. If you want to know more about the local culture and want to taste the authentic local food, then staying in one of the homestays provided by the people of nearby villages is the best idea. You will get to savor authentic seafood with Konkani taste.
Enjoy the rush of adrenaline while indulging in watersports such as jet-skiing, banana boat rides, bumper rides, surfing, etc., and make your trip an unforgettable experience.
Walking alongside the shore of the beach with the silky sand under your feet and the waves crashing on the shore is a very relaxing activity to escape from the conundrum of hectic city life.
The water current in this region of the sea is suitable for a great swim and safe too. Splash some water onto your loved ones and create happy memories.
: Several food stalls on the beach sell delectable fried food and snacks that go pretty well with the serene atmosphere of the beach. Sit on one of the rocks on the beach and savor the delicious snacks or the coconut water while relishing the stunning sunset.
Guhagar beach is surrounded with many divine pilgrimages and other stunning architectural structures that must not be missed whenever you visit this beach. Some of those places that are in the vicinity of the beach are:
1. Shree Vyadeshwar Mandir
2. Durga Devi Mandir
3. Anjanvel Lighthouse
4. Jaigad Fort
5. Thibaw Palace
6. Ratnagiri Marine Museum
The restaurants and eateries near Guhagar beach serve authentic Konkani food and dishes from other parts of India. The following are the restaurants you must visit to delight your palates.
1. Hotel Annapurna
2. Shraddha Hotel
3. The Lagoon Restaurant and Bar
4. Hotel Atharva
5. Drive Inn Carnival Restaurant
6. Sagoti Fish and Seafood Restaurant
The weather in Guhagar remains warm and humid throughout the year. The ideal time to visit the beach is from November to March when the temperature is comfortable enough to enjoy the beach and the cool breeze makes it more enjoya.