Ganpatipule Beach, on the western coast of Maharashtra
, is situated near the small village of Ganpatipule. The beach is on the expanse of the Arabian Sea
, with an unforgettable aroma of fruits, flowers and mangroves.
Ganpatipule Beach is pristine and is immersed in its natural beauty. The beach is reached through narrow roads and on its way, one can find red soil roofed houses, clean courtyards, innumerable fruit bearing trees such as mango, betel nut, banana and jackfruit and casuarinas.
Swayambhu Ganapati Temple, which is around 400 years old, is a nearby attraction.
The beach lies along the Konkan coast, 375 km south of Mumbai. Ganpatipule can also be reached from Pune and Kolhapur which are around 331 and 144 km away respectively. The nearest railhead and the airport are at Ratnagiri, 50 km away.