Located at Palghar Beach of Maharashtra, Dahanu is a popular place near Mumbai. It is situated at 65 km on the north side of Virar. Dahanu Beach is the prime attraction to the tourists who love spending time at a wonderful beach. As compared to other beaches in Maharashtra, one finds Dahanu beach less crowded and cheap; but that definitely does not at all mean the place lacks something. Dahanu beach possesses various types of resorts, hotels and awesome food as well. Chikoo plantation is the specialty of Dhahanu.
You can reach to Dahanu beach by air, train or road. The nearest airport is Mumbai at about 145 km from Dahanu. Frequent trains are available to reach Dahanu railway station from Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and other cities. State owned as well as private buses are regularly available for Dahanu. You also can hire taxi from airport or from a long distance to reach the place.
Following are the various beautiful and attractive places to see in and around Dahanu Beach:
Dahanu fort is one of the main Dahanu sightseeing place to the tourists and traces its history 400 years back. After independence, Dahanu fort has been converted into jail and had been in the possessions of Marathas and then British. Today, it is being handled the administrative department.
Situated at around 17 km, Dahanu Bordi beach is also a renowned place. It is among the best places to visit near Dahanu beach. Since it is perfect for swimming and other water games activities, it always has been favorite to the visitors.
Kalpataru Botanical Gardens:
At around 10 km from Dahanu, the Kalpataru Garden is recognized for its beautiful floral view. This place is ideal to visit in Monsoons.
One of the best places to see in Dahanu is Asavli Dam. It is the great attraction to the water loving visitors. The main feature of this dam is it was manually constructed.
Holding historical significance, Bahrot caves is around 1500 ft in height. This is among the best Dahanu places to visit at your trip. Surprising attraction of the place is, tourists get to watch the Holy fire still burning since ages, inside the main cave.
Silvassa is the capital city of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and situated at around 70 km from Dahanu. The place is famous for beaches and hence is the attraction for the water games activities.
Daman is located at around 76 km from Dahanu and is also popular for its beaches. Daman is a very beautiful place and loved by nature loving visitors.
Dahanu Beach possesses the nature’s beauty with plenty of places to see at and around it. It is a must visit place.