Velneshwar Experience: Velneshwar is an amazing destination if you are looking at an ideal water spot where you can enjoy the beauty of nature while swimming and sunbathing, then this beach in Maharashtra is just the right spot for you.The fresh green coconut trees and rock less sea water makes the place so beautiful and attractive.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: The manjor attraction at Velneshwar is the 1600 year old Shiva temple and the Hedvi Laxmi Ganesh temple famous for the Dashabhuja Ganpati mandir. Besides that with the new jetty at Tavsal which is 15 kms from Velneshwar one can easliy cross across to Jaigad to see the British era cast iron light house and the Jaigad fort. Further 20 odd kms from Jaigad you can visit the Ganpatipule temple and be back at Velneshwar in a couple of hours.
Activities & things to do: Kinara Beach House helped arrange a boating experience for us in the local fisherman's boat. We are at sea for almost an hour and had a great time chasing Dolphins.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: From Mumbai there is daily direct bus service to Velneshwar and back. Try Padmavati travels, Dashabhuja Travels, Manjushwari etc. You are seated in the bus by 10pm and reach Velneshwar at 6 a.m. Other modes of travel would be by train to Chiplun from Dadar. From there you can either avail private transport to Velneshwar or simply take an S.T bus.
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