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Ratnagiri

Maharashtra | India
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Ratnagiri is categorised as Beachside


View of Bhatye Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 December 2007)
Mandvi Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 2 April 2013)
Backwaters around Bhatye Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 December 2007)
Backwaters around Ratnagiri (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 December 2007)
Bhatye Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 2 April 2013)
Jaigad Fort
Entry to Marleshwar Temple
Marleshwar Shiva Temple
Thiba Palace
Temple at Ratna Durg Fort
View from Ratna Durg Fort
View from Ratna Durg Fort
Pawas Temple
Ganeshgule Temple
Atulit Bal Dham

Reasons to Visit
  • Ratnagiri is the largest town in coastal Maharashtra. The area is home to fishing, iron ore and bauxite mining related industries.
  • Bhatye beach is just 3 kms away and has getaway resorts overlooking the sea and gets regular weekend tourists from Mumbai, Pune and Kolhapur.
  • Ratnagiri is also the birthplace of the great freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Tilak Smarak, the house of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, is a popular landmark here which also houses a museum.
  • Patit Pawan Mandir, the first temple built for non- Brahmins, is of regional importance here.
  • Activities include Boat ride in the River / Arabian Sea
Recommendations
  • Destinations for Transit stay on NH-17 - Mumbai - Goa highway"360 kms from Mumbai, Ratnagiri offers beach front resorts and is a popular stay option in transit for guests driving to Goa. Ratnagiri is only point on NH-17 where the highway is close to the coastal areas"
  • Beachside Destinations visited ex-Mumbai and Pune"Ratnagiri (360 kms from Mumbai / 400 kms from Pune) is a renowned beach getaway and visited for its beaches, watersports and range of sightseeing options. Ratnagiri has simple to premium resorts and is a popular beach getaway over long weekends (Popularly accessed from Mumbai by train)."
  • Most Idyllic Beaches of Konkan (Coastal Maharashtra)"Ratnagiri is the largest town in Coastal Maharahstra. Beaches near Ratnagiri such as Bhatye beach has mid-segment and premium resorts offering Idyllic beaches and watersports. Ratnagiri is a popular train getaway ex-Mumbai and visited as part of coastal maharashtra driving itinerary.."
  • Airports and Access Points in Maharashtra"Ratnagiri Railway station offers a convenient access point to visit Industrial areas and beaches of Ratnagiri and beach getaway -pilgrimage of Ganapatipule (30 kms)"
  • Industrial Townships of Maharashtra"Ratnagiri is lagest town of Coastal Maharashtra. The Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project is located in Ratnagiri district. LNG Terminial is being setup here. "
Access Information

Ratnagiri has 17 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

CategoryCount
Standard6
Mid-segment9
Premium2
Type of HotelsCount
Hotel5
Resort9
Bungalow2
Farm1

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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 at Bhatye BeachRs. 939
Pickup/Drop between Ratnagiri Railway Station and Hotel in AmbolgadRs. 2348
Pickup/Drop between Ratnagiri Railway Station and Hotel in BhandarpuleRs. 1761
Pickup/Drop between Ratnagiri Railway Station and Hotel in GanpatipuleRs. 1667
Pickup/Drop between Ratnagiri Railway Station and Hotel in MalgundRs. 1761

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Destination Ideas

  • Holiday Ideas Goa plus Something else
  • Konkan Coastal Maharashtra Drive
  • Ratnagiri Getaway

Stay Ideas

  • Ratnasagar Beach Resort – A Beach getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Atulit Bal Dham is managed by Sadguru Shree Aniruddha Upasana Trust. Panchamukhi Hanuman is the deity in this Dham. Devotees believe they get physical, mental and spiritual power after visiting this Dham.
    Institute
    Spirituality
    1
    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
    1
    Bhatye is an Idyllic Beach near Ratnagiri town where some premium resorts are located. Bhatye Beach and Mandvi beach are next to each other separated by a creek.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    2
    Mandavi Beach is an idyllic beach at 3 kms from Ratnagiri.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    3
    The Arabian Sea surrounds it on its three sides offering excellent sea views. It has a lighthouse which was rebuilt in 1962.
    Heritage Site
    Fort
    5
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Pawas is well known for the Ashram of Swami Swaroopanand, a renowned spiritual leader.
    Institute
    Spirituality
    18
    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
    20
    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
    24
    Devle Bhawani Khadgeshwar Temple is a 100+ year old temple on Ratnagiri - Kolhapur Road.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    40
    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
    Fort
    44
    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
    47
    Marleshwar is a local pilgrim centre known for the Cave Shiva Temple,
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    70
  • 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
    Waterfall
    59

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Ratnagiri,Maharashtra,India

January
31°C / 22°C
February
32°C / 22°C
March
34°C / 24°C
April
33°C / 24°C
May
33°C / 26°C
June
30°C / 26°C
July
29°C / 26°C
August
28°C / 26°C
September
30°C / 24°C
October
33°C / 24°C
November
33°C / 23°C
December
33°C / 22°C

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Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Bhatye Beach2 kms from the Rantnagiri town having mid-segment spreadout resorts situated over a cliff overlooking the Arabian sea. Beach is relatively better for swimming (compared to Ganapatipule beach)Getaway1
Ratnagiri TownTwo street town with a few value segment business hotels and some local ethnic cuisine restaurants.Transit/Business1
KotawadeA seaside village at 13 kms from Ratnagiri and 13 kms from Ganapatipule.Getaway1
Mandvi BeachIdyllic Seaside village Few kms from Ratnagiri town centreHoliday/Getaway1
GaneshguleAn idyllic beach front at 22 kms South of RatnagiriGetaway1
Nearest Airport in Ratnagiri
  • Belgaum Airport ( IXG ) , Belgaum-250 Kms
Railway Stations in Ratnagiri
  • Ratnagiri ( RN ), Ratnagiri
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