(Last Updated on : 07/11/2014)
Velas Beach is a popular weekend destination in Maharashtra
. This pristine sea beach is not far away from the capital city of Maharashtra, Mumbai
Velas Beach is located in Ratnagiri District
of Maharashtra. Velas Beach offers an exquisite and marvellous beach along with the water-sport activities. This unspoiled beach has many natural attractions with admirable points.
Velas beach in Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra is the wonderful beach with several attraction points. This beach offers amazing and beautiful natural views of Arabian Sea to its visitors. The sunset and sunrise views surely are watched by the nature lovers. This beach even contains an old temple of Shri Bhairi and a Mahalakshmi temple. People from far off places come and offer prayer.
Tourism in Velas Beach
The prime attraction of Velas Beach is that, it is a secluded beach filled up with solitude and isolation. Velas Beach is situated very close to Shrivardhan Beach region, which is located at a distance of 11 kilometres.
Velas Beach provides exciting activities to its viewers which motivates them to enjoy their holiday vacations. The tourists are provided with many leisure attractions. This beach has a number of outdoor recreational activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving, water surfing and skiing. The tourists in Velas Beach can even enjoy parasailing, swimming and sunbathing. In addition nature lovers will love this beach as it is considered a small paradise in Maharashtra and many natural green spaces can be seen along the shore of the beach. Velas Beach also consists of numerous aquatic animals like tortoise, starfishes and migratory seabirds. This is a home for turtle and many turtles lay their eggs at the shores of the beach.
Velas Beach of Ratnagiri district enjoys cool and temperate climate through out the year. Velas Beach is pointed out in Velas Village of Ratnagiri District. This village inhabits a Secretary in Peshawai in Pune
known as Nana Phandis. Also this village is known for turtle festival. The pleasing atmosphere enthrals the Mumbaians to plan a trip on their weekend vacations. The summers are found mild hot whereas the winters are seen pleasant.