Anjarle Beach - Unspoilt Virgin Beach

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Famous for the ‘Kadyawarcha Ganpati’ (Ganesh temple situated on a cliff) Anjarle is blessed with one of the secluded deaches in Dapoli. Anjarle has a two kilometers long stretch of clean beach with a cover of white sand and is surrounded by palms and trees. Anjarle beach is located near the estuary of river Jog.

Anjarle is about 25 kilometers from Dapoli and the route to Anjarle is pretty straight forwrad. To reach Anjarle from Dapoli you need to take the Harnai road from Dapoli and take a right turn which would take you towards khem. After a 15 min drive you will see the bridge over Anjarle creek. Cross this bridge to reach Anjarle. Don't miss the view from atop the hill before the bridge, its magnificent!

Anjarle Beaches

Around Anjarle

Mahalakshmi temple - Kelshi

Mahalakshmi temple is located in Kelshi about 10 kms from Anjarle. Mahalakshmi temple was built during the Peshwa regime and the idol is believed to be swayambhu with a powerful diety. The temple also has the idols of Lord Ganpati and Lord Shiva. This temple is located at the base of the Utambare hill. Near the temple is Yakub Baba Dargah and is believed that the darshan of Mahalakshmi is incomplete without a visit to the dargah.

Shree Bhargavram temple complex

One of the two Parashuram temples in Konkan, the other being the one in Chiplun, Shree Bhargavram temple is located in Ade approximately 10 kilometers from Anjarle. Shree Bhargavram temple complex with five temples each of which faces east is located between Kelshi and Ade . Along with the main temple of Shree Bhargavram, this complex also houses the temples of Shiva, Renuka, Hanuman, Ganesh, Vetal and Shani.

Bankot Fort

A very beautiful fort dotting the coastline of the Konkan strip, the fort of Himmatgad, now popularly known as Bankot is not a destination thronged by the tourists. Bankot lies in the northern most end of Ratnagiri district and is about 40 kms via the coastal road from Anjarle. Bankot is located very near the ferry wharf connecting Dapoli to Harihareshwar across the Bhagmandala. If you wish to you may also visit the Harihareshwar mandir.

Kadyavarcha Ganpati Mandir

Ganpati Temple

The ganpati temple situated on the cliff near the sea, hence called Kadyavarcha Ganpati. Built sometime in 1150 renovated in 1768 amd 1780 and again in the 1900s. This is as a Ujwya Sondecha Ganpati (right-trunked Ganpati). The idol is also said to be a jagrut daiwat who responds to the pleas of its supplicants.


Kadyavarcha Ganpati mandir has a stone staircase on the right to reach the top of the temple, which has a commanding view of the surrounding coconut and betel nut trees, the nearby Suvarnadurg Fort, the Arabian sea and surrounding hills. Beside the Ganesh temple there is a smaller temple dedicated to Shiva.

White Sand Beaches - Guhagar

Guhagar is a pristine beach which has just started featuring in the tourist map of popular destinations in Maharashtra.

Guhagar is the first beach amongst the long stretch of Konkan beaches with white sand true to its texture unlike beaches north of Vashishti river. Guhagar beach is a very long beach and extends for almost six kilometers between two hillocks. Velneshwar and Hedvi well known for its temples are two other popular destinations within Guhagar taluka just a few kms from Guhagar town.

Guhagar can be easily visited during a holiday in Dapoli. Suvarnadurg shipping has a ferry across Vashishti river which even carries four wheelers from Dabhol to Dhopave about 10 kms from Guhagar.

Guhagar Beach