Ganapatipule is located 375 km to the South of Mumbai alongside the Konkan coast. Ganapatipule, a tiny village, has tranquil, unpolluted, and serene surroundings. Ganapatipule beach is still pristine sparkling & natural as it has always been for years. Traveling to this place through the Konkan stretch is a wonderful experience by itself.
What makes Ganpatipule popular among the younger generations is its wide array of water sports facilities. Put your strength to the test with row-boating in this destination, which is an exciting ride in the beach water. Skim through the seawater with m Betel nut otorboats and water scooters, which will surely give you the James Bond feels! Go banana boating with friends or family and enjoy a unique bonding experience. All in all, Ganpatipule beach is an exhilarating experience indeed!
The entire stretch is lush green & filled with Mango, Coconut, Betel nut & Jackfruit trees. The local peoples are very warm & friendly & make all visitors feel at home.The climate is hot & humid as it is a coastal settlement, but the heat & sultriness are bearable in the face of the clean & nonpolluted environs of Ganapatipule.
Winters are pleasant, and temperature drops during the night. Between June & October, it is the rainy season, summers are hot.
As this place is considered holy, and the abode of Ganesha, Modak is the popular food here, curries cooked in coconut base are also very tasty. On the outskirts of Ganapatipule fish curry, kokum kadhi & rice are popular everyday meals. While you see around Ganpatipule, don't forget to pack some Amba poli, Fanas poli, dried Kokum, Kokum syrup, and many more local delicacies and snacks.
Ganpatipule houses many local attractions and spots. You can enjoy these spots in a short car drive from Hotel Shree Sagar.
700 meters from Hotel ShreeSagar - 5 Mins Drive
The swayambhu Ganapati Temple 400 years old Landmark lies nuzzled in green pastures. Swayambhu means ''Self Made'',This temple has a self-built idol of Lord Ganapati.
Thousands of devotees & tourists throng this religious-holiday destination year after year. Ganapatipule the name of the village, is composed of two words; Ganapati means the Lord of the ''ganas'' or army & Pule means sandbank. Ganapatipule is among the ''Ashta Ganapathi'' (Eight Ganapatis) of India. This place is popularly referred to as the ''Paschim Dwar Devatha'', meaning western sentinel God.
Ganapatipule beach, one of the serene beaches of Maharashtra Pristine never-ending stretches of gold & silver sand rays of sunlight gently kissing the swinging palms, waves gently brushing the sand on the shore, accompanied by a mild breeze-welcomes you at the shores of Ganpatipule.
Prachin Konkan is a life-size museum set in a big campus depicting the life of Konkan 500 years back. Guided tour in the museum takes you through various aspects of life in Konkan, like social, economic, cultural, and religious background.
Learn about the history, people, trees, and lifestyle of the Konkan in the unique free guided tours.
(650 meters - 9 minutes walking)
The newly opened Magic Garden, opposite to the vastly popular Prachin Konkan, is the latest attraction among the tourist. The garden offers five forms of magical bliss. What makes it even more appealing is that the gates are open till 10 p.m. So, you can visit the garden in the late evening too when most of the popular tourist spots turn dark. The garden opens at 8 a.m.
(1.6km - 5 minutes drive)
Along with the beautiful seashore of Ganpatipule, the wax museum situated at Ganpatipule is a very exciting tourist place. The wax museum consists of look-alike wax statues of famous artists and famous honorable personalities of the country. Because of the color scheme and the lighting done here, the statues look alive.
(4.5 km - 10 minutes drive)
If adventure sports are what get your adrenaline pumping, then make sure that you do visit Ganpatipule in Ratnagiri. With its wide assortment of water sports, this destination is a daredevil's paradise. The facilities are arranged here by the MTDC and are functional from November to May.
(40 minutes drive from the hotel)
Jaigad is a coastal fortification that is located at the tip of a peninsula in Ratnagiri District at a distance of 14 km from the temple town of Ganpatipule, in the state of Maharashtra, India. Nestled on a cliff, it overlooks a bay formed where the Shastri river enters the Arabian Sea. It has a commanding view of the bay, the nearby power plant, and the open sea. A jetty port Angrey and a lighthouse are located nearby. Although in ruins, most of the fort's outer wall and ramparts still stand. A deep moat surrounds the fort side, not facing the cliff edge. In the middle of the 13-acre fort lies the palace of Kanhoji Angre, a Ganpati temple, and wells to store water.