Dandi is a small town situated in the western coast of Gujarat
, in Navsari District
. This beach town is well known as a salt centre located on the Arabian Sea
coast. Dandi is about 42 km south of Surat
and 16 km from
, the district headquarters. Ahmedabad
is about 388 km north-east.
Dandi acquired a name in history after the famous 'Dandi March Salt Satyagraha' launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1930, which marked an important episode in the Indian freedom struggle.
Dandi has a fine beach and moderate water current making it an ideal place for water sports. The town falls in the Bharuch – Surat – Dumas – Dandi - Tithal –Udwada – Navsari - Saputara tourist circuit.
Navsari Railway Station serves Dandi.