No one has covered this piece of land the way we have. We bring you a complete travel guide to Dapoli, we have identified almost all the sightseeing options in Dapoli and its definitely not just the Dapoli beaches. For your ease of planning a trip we have categorized the best beaches, temples sea forts and other sightseeing options in Dapoli. We also have brought you the best hotels and resorts in Dapoli at various beaches so that you can choose the best option for yourselves. we also have organized tour plans based on each one of the beaches in Dapoli to make things easier for you!
Dapoli, a small town in Ratnagiri, is everything a holiday destination should be. A perfect place for a beach holiday, Dapoli has something for every one. With a long stretch of beach extending from Dabhol in the south and Kelshi in the northern end Dapoli has one of the longest stretch of beaches. The temples sea forts hotsprings and archaeological sites around Dapoli makes it a complete holiday destination.
Planning a Holiday in Dapoli
Dapoli is a town at an altitude of about 800 ft above sea level. The beaches which Dapoli is famous for is about 10-15 kms away from the town. While planning a holiday in Dapoli especially if its a short break, choose one of the beaches in Dapoli that you plan to visit and try staying close to the beach. While zeroing in on the beach also consider the distance to the sightseeing option like temples or forts that you want to cover during your holiday.
When to Visit Dapoli
The best season to visit Dapoli is definitely October end to mid February, however you will be able to see a different shade of Dapoli and its landscapes during monsoons. You would know why some people call Dapoli the mini Mahabaleshwar if you visit Dapoli during monsoons.
Humidity stays on the higher side in Dapoli owing to its proximity to the sea and it can get very hot during summers. Evenings are quite pleasent even during summers.
While in Dapoli its better to dress conservatively.
Best of Dapoli
Kadyavarcha Ganpati temple
Dolphin Watch Boat Rides
Harnai Fish Auction
Water Sports in Dapoli
Durga Devi Temple - Harnai
Parashuram Temple - Ade
Activities in Dapoli
There is lots to do in Dapoli apart from splashing around in the pristine waters and visiting age old temples in Dapoli. Dolphin watch rides are one of the most popular activities in Dapoli, the best time to go for a dolphin watch boating trip is early in the morning. Water sports facilities are available in almost all the beaches in Dapoli.