Old World Charm Mingling with Nature at Shrivardhan Beach
Located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, Shrivardhan Beach is a municipal council developed into a seaside beach resort. The town of Shrivardhan is actually a peninsula and that is why Shrivardhan in Konkan have a number of beaches all around.
People from all over the state and also from other states of the country come to visit Shrivardhan Beach all around the year. As a place of historical importance, you will first find the name Shrivardhan in Mahabharata, as it was visited by Arjuna during his pilgrimage.
During the 16th and 17th centuries, Shrivardhan Beach was a pretty important port under the Kingdoms of Ahmadnagar and Bijapur. Shrivardhan is also the birthplace of the first Pesva, Balaji Visvanath, and being one of the oldest cities in the state of Maharashtra Shrivardhan is also known as the city of Pesvas.
Located in the Raigad on the Konkan coast, Shrivardhan Beach has a population of around 15,000 and has a literacy rate of 74% that is much higher than the national average.
Along with Harihareshwar a newly developed city at a distance of 18 km only from the twin cities of Shrivardhan a beach city that is growing in rapid popularity among tourists.
Harihareshwar is only at a distance of 230km from Mumbai and can be reached directly by Mumbai-Goa Highway. The nearest railway station to Shrivardhan Beach is Mangaon of Konkan Railway at a distance of 65km.
Tourists can easily reach Shrivardhan Beach by car or bus from Mangaon for a pleasant stay for a couple of days in the lap of the most beautiful and adorable nature.
Best time to visit Shrivardhan Beach
Winter is the best time to visit Shrivardhan Beach as the climate is average cold during this period. Tourists can pay a visit to Shrivardhan Beach during summer but avoid going on the beach in the afternoon time as it is too hot here.