Know About splendid and eventful Beach Holiday at Ratnagiri Beach – Konkan Maharashtra Beaches

Ratnagiri beach is the probably the first one from the virgin beach world of Konkan beaches which has converted into beach resort.  Calm, clean, unspoiled Ratnagiri beach is part of beaches of surprisingly beautiful and enriched with forests but still unexplored.

Though tourism facilities around the Ratnagiri beach are at very early stage of development but still the Ratnagiri beach resort fulfills almost all the essentials of a dream beach holiday destination.

Ratnagiri beach which is actually Mandvi beach is located close to city and hence Ratnagiri  beach is favorite picnic spot and time pass for the natives and tourists.

It appears that mountain is penetrating into sea and bifurcating sea into shore with black sand [Black Sea] and White sand shore Mandvi beach. Ratnagiri beach is a tranquil beach favorite among the solitude lovers which gets crowds at evening time for breathtakingly beautiful sunset.


Vital Tourist Information : Ratnagiri Beach

Location :
Mandavi beach is located close to Ratnagiri city at Rajiwanda Port.


Near By City : Ratnagiri - Kolhapur


State : Maharashtra [India]


Famous as / For :
Mesmerising breathtakingly beautiful Sunset


Weather & Climate :
Ratnagiri experience typical coastal climate of warm and humid environment.


Temperature :
Summer : Max.44°C Min. 22°C
Winter : Max. 33°C Min. 12°C


Best Time to Visit :
October to Mid February is the best time for a pleasure trip to Ratnagiri beach.


Spoken Languages :
Kokani - Marathi - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility :
Malvani style of cooking gives a fascinating aroma to food and use of coconut reduce the spicy taste of various vegetarian and non vegetarian cuisines. Do remember to taste "Sol Curry" while in Ratnagiri. At the Ratnagiri beach resort and few other hotels many other tandoori & Chinese recipes are also served.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Ratnagiri is home of succulent and incredibly sweet hapus mangoes. Preserved mango pulp and Cocum syrup are the products purchased by most of visitors.


Basic Travel Info :
For the local city traveling number of Auto rickshaws are available but for nearby sight seeing either catch state transport bus or hire a tourist vehicle.


Beach Activities :
Beach Walk - Swimming


Travel Tips :
A selective part of Kokan area is explored by luxurious tourism train of Maharashtra "Deccaon Odesy". For booking contact Indian railway.


Interesting Information :
In the Konkan area almost at every sea shore city there are more than one places identified as a beach. There might be separate names for each beach but in Konkan beach tourism world the one which is most popular is known as beach of city, like in Ratnagiri Mandvi beach is known as the Ratnagiri beach.


How To Reach Ratnagiri Beach Maharashtra [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
In the past Ratnagiri was not accessible by train journey but now Kokan railways has opened the way of comfortable train journey with Ratnagiri railway station being the important train halt on the route.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Ratnagiri is best accessible on the road travel. Buses are operational from Kolhapur, Mumbai, Pune and Goa to get visitors here.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Ratnagiri don't have airport of own, Kolhapur [130 km] is the nearest airport. Mumbai and Dambolin airport Goa are also used by air travel lovers to get here.