(Also known as Div )

Daman and Diu | India
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Diu is categorised as Beachside

Nagoa Beach
Shell Museum (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 April 2013)
Tulsishyam Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 April 2013)
Jallandhar Shrine (Known as Summer House locally)
Naida Caves
Goghla Beach
Gangeshwar Temple
Fortress of Panikota
Diu Fort
Diu Museum
Ahmadpur Mandvi Beach
St Pauls Church

Reasons to Visit
  • Diu is an erstwhile Portuguese colony and part of Union Territory of Daman and Diu
  • Visited for secluded and peaceful beaches and a popular local getaway
  • Diu in all is a 10 km stretch. One end, which is Nagoa beach, is a peaceful stretch of beach with a good marine drive kind of promenade for a walk.
  • Ahmedpur Mandvi, the Gujarat side of the same stretch of the beach is like Nagoa beach. Serene and peaceful.
  • Watersports on offer on Ahmadpur Mandvi.
Know It
  • Despite rest of Saurashtra region (Except Veraval / Chorward) being dry and arid, Diu has lush greenery all around it. It is arround 550 km from Daman and not connected by any sort of ferry or ship service Alcohol prohibition in rest of Gujarat is not applicable at Diu, being a union territory
  • Popular Destinations in and around Gujarat"Diu is a beachside getaway in Saurashtra region having beach resorts and a popular destination for holiday travellers to arrive and spend a couple of days."
  • Beach Getaways in and around Gujarat"Diu lies near Bhavnagar (225 kms) at about 900 kms away from Daman. Diu is home to some getaway resorts and some beach front hotels and resorts. Diu is a popular getaway for guests from Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar and a popular holiday destination for travellers to Gujarat."
  • Airports and Popular Access points in Gujarat"Diu Airport is a popular arrival point for beach getaway seekers to Diu and pilgrim travellers to Somnath (90 kms)"
Access Information

Diu has 6 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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9 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Diu

Getaway (1-3 nights)2
Short Break (4-6 nights)6
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Diu


  • Diu Getaway (2 Nights)
  • Velavadar - Diu Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Diu - Gir Break with Velavadar (5 Nights)
  • Dwarka - Somnath Pilgrimage with Diu (4 Nights)
  • Dwarka-Somnath-Diu-Gir Itinerary (6 Nights)
  • Palitana - Dwarka - Somnath with Diu (5 Nights)
  • Sasan Gir - Diu Break (3 Nights)
  • Sasan Gir - Diu Break with Dwarka (5 Nights)


  • Best of Gujarat with Kutch (8 Nights)

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Diu has 5 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Diu Airport and Hotel at Ahmadpur MandviRs. 1175
Pickup/Drop between Diu Airport and Hotel at Diu Town CentreRs. 1175
Pickup/Drop between Diu Airport and Hotel at Nagoa BeachRs. 1175

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Bhavnagar and Drop to DiuRs. 6949

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Somnath Railway Station and DiuRs. 1175

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3 Travel Ideas listed for Diu. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Diu Getaway
  • Somnath Pilgrimage

Stay Ideas

  • Radhika Resort Diu - Beach Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    A seafort accessible via a boat from the local jetty. It offers excellent sea views and also houses a Chapel.
    View Point, Rides
    Boating, Sea or Ocean or Beach
    St. Thomas Church was converted into Diu museum. Diu Museum houses wooden carvings, statues, idols, shadow clocks and other important artifacts collected from various sites.
    Heritage Museum
    The Naida Caves are situated outside the city wall. These caves have an overgrown network of square hewn hollows and steps leading off into nowhere. This is where the Portuguese hacked out their building materials.
    Heritage Site
    Vanakbara is a where fishermen arrive after fresh catch at around 9. This is a sight for those who want to get away from the touristy and get a feel of the local action.
    Fish Market
    The St. Paul's Church is most renowned, surviving and functioning church, among the three churches built by the Portuguese in Diu. It is considered one of the best examples of baroque architecture (artistic style) in India. The St. Paul's Church is a popular site to visit for tourists to Diu.
    Portuguese Church
    Goghla is a Golden sand beach in Diu. Guests enjoy swimming, sunbathing, parasailing, surfing etc. here.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Diu Fort is a very large and imposing structure, situated on the coast of the island. This fort was constructed between 1535 and 1541 AD. The fort is surrounded by the sea on the three sides and a canal on the fourth side. The fort offers a magnificent view of sea. On the fort stands a giant structure which now houses a Light House and the Diu jail. The beam from the lighthouse reaches to about 32 kms. Several canons are still located on the top of the fort and peep out of the holes on the walls of this gigantic structure.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Gangeshwar Temple is a Lord Shiva temple situated 3 kms away from the Diu town in Fudam village. There are five lingas which are located in the middle of the rocks on the seashore. It is believed that these lingas were established here by the five Pandava brothers of the Mahabharata during their exile.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Jallandhar shrine is set on a hilltop at 1 km from Goghra beach and is home to a niche where a stone carved face of the demon Jallandhar can be seen. There is a temple of Goddess Chandrika as well.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Nagoa beach is a promenade and a popular beach front in Diu at a few kms from Airport and main jetty / town centre area. Evening would be best time to visit the beach for a walk.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    The Shell Museum contains the shells collected by Captain Devjibhai Fulbaria. Captain Devjibhai Fulbaria, a merchant navy captain collected shells for almost 50 years. The amazing shells range from the silver abalone to folding shells.
    Shell Museum
    Ahmadpur Mandvi is a 6 km stretch of beach in outskirts of Diu. Ahmedpur Mandvi is one of Gujarats finest beaches. The beach offers many water sport adventures and opportunities for dolphin sightings. Watersports include Para Sailing, water skiing, water scooter, Family boat and speedboats Ahmadpur Mandvi is a popular option for guests looking for a bit of activities arriving at Diu.
    Activity, View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach, Watersports
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tulsishyam Mandir is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is several hundred years old. It is a major tourist destination and pilgrim center. It is located at the heart of Gir National Park. There are medicinal hot water springs and are a major attraction as it can get rid of skin diseases. The temple has more than 200 cows in the Gaushala. Free meals are served at the temple for all visitors. Sandya Aarti is performed everyday at 07:00 pm
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    Somnath is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Shiva temples in India. This lies overlooking Arabian Sea and has one of the most scenic locations among all Jyotirlinga temples. Temple has a rich history and was built and razed down several times over the centuries and was finally restored to its current form after Indian independence.
    Temple or Holy Place, View Point
    Lord Shiva, Sea or Ocean or Beach, Jyotirlinga

Destinations within reach from Diu

  • Rajula ( 70 Km )

    Rajula is a newly developing city in Saurastra region, due to its close proximity to Pipavav Port more

  • Somnath ( 90 Km )

    Somnath is a pilgrim town in Gujarat at 80 kms from Junagadh and a few kilometers from Port city more

  • Gondal ( 175 Km )

    Gondal is visited by inbound guests in Winter for its craft heritage and bird watching around the more

  • Porbandar ( 211 Km )

    Porbandar is situated about 100 kms South of pilgrim town of dwarka on the Dwarka - Somnath route. more

  • Rajkot ( 216 Km )

    Rajkot, the commercial capital of region of Saurashtra region in North West Gujarat. Rajkot is a more

  • Sayla ( 260 Km )

    Sayla is a countryside area in Gujarat around Sundrendranagar offering heritage travellers a more

  • Morbi ( 280 Km )

    Morvi or Morbi is situated 60 kms north of Rajkot enroute Bhuj (after Wankaner) and is visited for more

  • Wankaner ( 282 Km )

    Wankaner is 48 kms north of Rajkot on the Ahmedabad – Bhuj route. Wankaner is a stopover on the more

  • Wadhwan ( 300 Km )

    Wadhwan lies mid-way between Ahmedabad and Rajkot and is known for the heritage hotel there and more

  • Utelia ( 301 Km )

    Utelia is a small hamlet 75 kms from Ahmedabad on Bhavnagar highway. Lothal escavations are 6 kms more

  • Jamnagar ( 307 Km )

    Jamnagar lies at the northern end of Saurashtra and home to Reliance Petrochemical complex (20 km more

  • Anand ( 360 Km )

    Anand is renowned for being the home of AMUL Milk co-operative. Its also where Madhubhan Resorts more

  • Dasada ( 370 Km )

    Dasada today has emerged as a major bird watching centre (Oct- March is the best season) and a more

  • Kandla ( 410 Km )

    Kandla is a major port and an airport and therefore visited by shipping company executives. more

  • Patdi ( 450 Km )

    Patdi is central to Little Rann of Kutch area. Patdi lies in close proximity to Nawa Talao, more

  • Devpur ( 490 Km )

    Devpur (40 kms from Bhuj) is home to The Darbargadh Devpur, built about 1905 is the family Fort of more

  • Shamlaji ( 491 Km )

    Shamlaji is a renowned Lord Vishnu Pilgrimage destination in Gujarat renowned for its 11th Century more

  • Bhuj ( 500 Km )

    Bhuj is access point for visiting other areas of Kutchh, a region in North Gujarat known for its more

  • Mandvi ( 500 Km )

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Fofrara-Fudam4 kms from beach where a couple of getaway resorts are situated.Business/Holiday2
Nagoa BeachA promenade and beach couple of kilometers after Airport. Most preferred stay option in Diu for those looking to stay in close proximity of a beach.Holiday/Getaway4
Town CentreArea situated near Jetty and Diu FortBusiness/Holiday-
Chakratirtha BeachChakratirtha Beach lies at one end of Diu offering stunning views of the Arabian SeaHoliday/Getaway-
Airport in Diu
  • Diu Airport ( DIU ) , Diu
Nearest Railway Stations in Diu
  • Somnath ( SMNH ), Somnath-90 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Diu from Major Cities.

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