(Also known as Ganpatipule)

Maharashtra | India
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Ganapatipule is categorised as Beachside / Pilgrimage

Ganpatipule Beach
Ganapatipule Temple
View from MTDC Watersports Centre
MTDC Watersports Centre
Bhandarpule Beach
Malgund Beach
Jaigad Lighthouse

Reasons to Visit
  • Ganapatipule is 30 km off Mumbai-Panvel-Goa Route and is a renowned pilgrim destination and a beach getaway
  • Ganapatipule is known for its Self-incarnated Ganesh temple, which has a great local significance
  • Ganapatipule is a long beachfront (not considered safe for swimming) and home to an MTDC watersports centre.
  • Ganapatipule has many resorts and homestays from simple to luxury segment.
Know It
  • Ganapatipule once used to be a popular stopover on Mumbai-Goa highway route (Guests now prefer NH-04A and NH-04 over NH17/66)
  • Shore Temples in Coastal Maharashtra"Ganapatipule Temple (20 kms from Ratnagiri) is a self incarnated Lord Ganesha Temple set right on the Ganapatipule beach offering views of the Arabian sea. Ganapatipule Temple is a renowned regional pilgrimage and gets pilgrims visiting all round the year especially on weekends and during holidays."
  • Destinations for Transit stay on NH-17 - Mumbai - Goa highway"360 kms from Mumbai, Ganapatipule (30 kms from NH-17) offers beach front resorts and is a popular stay option in transit for guests driving to Goa. "
  • Beachside Destinations visited ex-Mumbai and Pune"Ganapatipule (360 kms from Mumbai / 400 kms from Pune) is a renowned pilgrim getaway and visited for its beaches, watersports and range of sightseeing options. Ganapatipule has simple to luxury resorts and is one of the most renowned beach getaways (Also accessible from Mumbai by train via Ratnagiri)."
  • Most Idyllic Beaches of Konkan (Coastal Maharashtra)"Ganpatipule is a beach destination. However there are beaches around Ganapatipule such as Malgund that are idyllic and offer simple homestays, mid-segment hotels and premium resorts. "
  • Most Visited Pilgrim destinations in Maharashtra"Ganapatipule Temple is a renowned Shore Temple of Lord Ganesha overlooking Arabian Sea. Ganapatipule has evolved into a renowned beach destination and a popular Pilgrimage destination."
Access Information

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Ganapatipule

Getaway (1-3 nights)2
Short Break (4-6 nights)2

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List of Holidays for Ganapatipule


  • Ganapatipule Amba Ghat Break (3 Nights)
  • Ganapatipule Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Best of Coastal Maharahstra with Kolhapur (6 Nights)
  • Chiplun Ganapatipule Coastal Maharashtra Break (4 Nights)

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Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day sightseeing Ganapatipule with Ratnagiri and backRs. 3051
Day sightseeing Ratnagiri with Ganapatipule and backRs. 2445

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Ratnagiri Railway Station and Hotel in GanpatipuleRs. 1667

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Destination Ideas

  • Ganapatipule Getaway
  • Holiday Ideas Goa plus Something else
  • Konkan Coastal Maharashtra Drive
  • Temples of Coastal Maharashtra

Stay Ideas

  • Blue Ocean Resort – A Luxury Beach Resort
  • Blue Ocean Resort – A Spa Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ganapatipule is a destination that was made famous by its Lord Ganesh Temple situated right next to the beach. The temple has become now a renowned local pilgrimage and visited all round the year, especially over weekends.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    Quiet and Idyllic beach front 2 kms away from crowded and touristy Ganapatipule.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Bhandarpule Beach is an idyllic beach, 2 kms from Ganapatipule beach.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Jaigad Fort is a 17th Century Fort that offers a view of the Arabian sea. There is not much else to do or see here.
    Heritage Site
    Lighthouse offers Panoramic view of the Arabian Sea. To see the Light House from inside one needs to visit in the evening before 5:30.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    The Thiba Palace was built in early 20th Century and served as residence of the exiled king and the queen of Burma (Myanmar). State Govt. took it over later.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Velneshwar is a coastal village and home of an old Shiva temple. Velneshwar is popularly visited as part of the Coastal temple itinerary.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Guhagar is an idyllic beach at 42 kms from Chiplun having many homestays around.
    Activity, View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach, Watersports
    Pawas is well known for the Ashram of Swami Swaroopanand, a renowned spiritual leader.
    Ganeshgule Temple is an ancient Lord Ganesha temple visited from Ratnagiri. The temple is said to have been built earlier than Ganapatipule temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    Hedvi Ganesh temple is a quait Lord Ganesha temple near Hedvi Beach at 22 kms from Guhagar.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    Marleshwar is a local pilgrim centre known for the Cave Shiva Temple,
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ganapatipule beach is a popular beach front, MTDC has a watersports centre here offering a range of options.
    Activity, View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach, Watersports
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    A Seasonal waterfall on Mumbai - Goa Coastal highway at Nivali and popular stopover for guests travelling on the highway during monsoon season.
    Natural Wonders
    Chiplun is home of an ancient Lord Parshurama temple. Lord Parshurama (an incarnation of Lord Vishnu) temples are rare. Temple is set just off the NH-66 (behind Quality Riverview Hotel).
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Ganapatipule BeachRight next to Ganesh temple, Ganapatipule beach is considered excellent for walking but not too safe for swimming. Holiday/Getaway/Pilgrimage2
MalgundAnother beach front, 2 kms from Ganapatipule.Getaway1
Chafe RoadOutskirts of Ganapatipule on the road towards ChafeHoliday/Getaway1
NewareNeware is located just off Ganapatipule (4 kms) overlooking Arabian sea and an idyllic beachHoliday/Getaway1
Nearest Airport in Ganapatipule
  • Kolhapur Airport ( KLH ) , Kolhapur-154 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Ganapatipule
  • Sangmeshwar ( SGR ), Sangameshwar-41 Kms
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