(Last Updated on : 09/04/2015)
Kuravde Beach is a popular tourist destination nestled in the Maharashtra state of India
. It is situated close to Konkan region and in Dapoli
district of the state. This appealing beach lures tourists not only from local areas but also from varied distant places who are planning for a mesmerizing weekend holiday.
This beach offers plentiful opportunities to try adventure sports. This beach is even popular for sunset and evening walks. Apart from nature lovers, it is also visited by many pilgrims as there are few religious spots nearby. Home to abundant of aquatic species, this place is an ideal location to plan a decent outing with families or friends to enjoy a number of activities.
Beauty of Kuravde Beach
Kuravde is a pleasant and charming long stretch beach. It is home to white soft sand and bluish clean waters
. The picturesque location soothes ones mind and the serene environment rejuvenates ones soul. The mornings and evenings of this beach are especially popular amongst the nature lovers. Tourists can take a stroll in the morning or evening to feel the cool breeze.
Adventurous Activities at Kuravde Beach
Tourists can indulge in a number of adventurous activities at this beach. The popular water sports
to be enjoyed here are swimming
, snorkeling, surfing, diving and skiing. Apart from these adventures, tourists can enjoy viewing the beautiful creature of nature that is dolphin. In fact, watching dolphin is the most well known tourists activity here. People can reach the spot early in the morning to spot the dolphins. The added captivating view is the migratory sea birds
who too flock here in the early mornings. Fishing is also a popular activity here. Boating rides along with sunbathing are the other common activities enjoyed by the tourists here.
Other Attractions of Kuravde Beach
In the vicinity of the beach, there are many places of attraction that can be easily visited. There are three temples
located near to the beach. Devotees regularly worship and offer their prayers to the deities of these temples. Then there is a fort nearby named Suvarnadurg Fort. The fort
is a beautiful reminiscence of the past era. It is also an ideal destination for all the history
Connectivity to Kuravde Beach
Kuravde beach is located near to Pune
city at a distance of about 260kms. Travelers coming by train or plane can easily hire taxi, cab, private jeep or bus services to reach the beach.