The Timeless Beauty of Serene Ganpatipule Beach
Located on the Konkon coast in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, I am Ganpatipule – a spectacular beach destination looking at the Arabian Sea. I am an idyllic gateway for nature and beach lovers and I am also a quite popular pilgrimage destination in this part of the country.
Ganpatipule Tourism is vary popular among tourists because of my clean beach. My name is originated from the name of Lord Ganpati or Lord Ganesha. According to local folklores, Lord Ganpati moved to Pule from his original abode umbrage by some remark made by a native lady. Pune is only at a distance of few kilometers and thus I got my name of Ganpatipule. Devotees say that the Ganpati idol here is more than 400 years old and it also sprung up naturally from the soil. That is the reason Lord Ganpati of mine is known as Swayambhu or self-originated.
Being a very small town of about a hundred houses, I am a perfectly peaceful and serene holiday destination with a spectacular beach and crystal clear water. Winter that is from October to February is the best time to pay me a visit as temperature is pleasant during the day and dropping in the nights. Due to South Western monsoon I receive plenty of precipitation during the months of June to October.
Located only at a distance of 375km to the south of Mumbai Ganpatipule beach can be easily reached by train, road and air transport. Ratnagiri is the nearest city with a railway station and also an airport. One can also drive directly from Mumbai down Mumbai Goa Road or NH 17 and reach me via Nivali. This is all about Ganpatipule. So when you are planning to visit me?