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General Information about Diveagar

A quaint village in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, Diveagar is a beach town located on the Konkan Coast in Maharashtra. The town is quite famous for its exquisite beaches, blue waters and hidden golden sand that stretches over 6 km, Diveagar is a great beach getaway. The coastal line of this town is dotted with coconut and betel nut trees. I The main festivals celebrated in Diveagar are Ganesh Chaturthi and Janmashtami.

This place is a beautiful beachside village nestled on the Konkan coast of Maharashtra offering its visitors a sight of pure bliss. Tourists can also catch an unusual sight of rarely found Suru trees on the coast. Where one end of the beach is fishing settlement, the other end is blessed with an eye catching sight of thousands of migratory seagulls in the sanctuary. Apart from that, a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha is another prime attraction of the region. In fact it is a perfect destination where one can unclutter their minds and relax with family and friends amid the glory of immaculate nature. With Mumbai-Goa National highway located just 40 kms off the village; the place is highly accessible and waiting to be explored.


Diveagar do not offer many options of eating joints or restaurants outside the place of your stay. In-house restaurant is best options offer several cuisines depending on the place you are staying at. However there is an option of lunch homes housing the main street of the village offering best of the both vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies in authentic Konani cuisine.


An Ideal Itinerary

Day 1- Arrive at Diveagar. Check-in and rest. In the evening, visit Diveagar beach and local food joints to enjoy Konkani dishes.
Day 2- Visit the Murud Janjira fortress, Lord Suvarnaganesha Temple and then visit local shopping haats and bazaars.


Few Places of Interest :

Diveagar Beach
One of the major attractions in Diveagar, Diveagar Beach is surrounded by beautiful coastal lines. The beach has a fishing settlement on one end and sanctuary housing migratory seagulls on the other end. The beach contains many species of Suru trees, also known as Casuarinas. Also, one can see Dolphins at the Harihareshwar Beach, located nearby.

Bankot Fort
Also known as Himmat Garh, which is now in ruins, Bankot Fort is situated at a distance of 4 kilometers away from the beach. The region is believed to be the home of the Peshwas of the Maratha kingdom. Square in shape, the fort was named by Pliny The Great, a famous Greek Scientist. The fort features a Ganjanan Temple, dedicated to Lord Ganesha. There is a graveyard at the outer region of the fort, which is marked with vertical pillars and marble inscriptions.

Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary
Spread over an area of 53 square kilometers, Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna species. It is used to be the hunting place for the Siddhi Nawab of the Janjira state. Animals found in this wildlife sanctuary include Sambhar, Panther and Barking Deer. Besides, there are around 148 species of birds in this sanctuary.

Lord Suvarnaganesha Temple
Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, The Lord Suvarnaganesha Temple houses the 300 year old idol of Lord Ganesha. The sculpture is made up of pure 24 carat gold, which is 1.3 kg in weight and 60 centimeters tall. It is believed that the sculpture was installed in place of the old stone idol of Lord Ganesha.

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