Top 10 Beaches Near Pune

In this article, we have enlisted the top 10 beaches that are around Pune. So, read the article and start packing your bags for your next trip to some of these amazing beaches.

1. Diveagar Beach

Diveagar Beach
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Diveagar beach can undoubtedly be called the best place if you are looking to visit with your family. The beach is the abode of a Ganesh temple that has history entwined in all corners. Previously, a golden statue of Lord Ganesha had been robbed in 2012. Since then, a silver one has made its replacement. The mouth-watering cuisine and the accommodation facilities are perfectly built for a family outing. You would not want to miss out on this one.

2. Kashid Beach

Kashid Beach
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This beach is almost like a still snap from one of those cinemas. Kashid beach is popular for the clear water, white soft sand and the pristine surroundings. To avoid the jostling crowd in metropolitan cities, you can arrange for a stay here. This beach is best to visit if you have time crunch. With the serene surroundings and the cool winds, Kashid beach is an ideal place to relax yourself and release your stress.

3. Dapoli Beach

Dapoli Beach
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If you are looking for some alone time with Mother Nature, Dapoli beach is the best option. Very few tourists and locals visit. There are very few things in life that are as mesmerising as watching the sun go down deep into the blue sea as you sit relaxed on the beach. There are some amazing resorts around the area that will guarantee your safe stay. Apart from the calm, you can opt for dolphin watching or taking a quick dip into the sea.

4. Murud Beach

Murud Beach
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Need a quick break from work? Visit the Murud beach with your loved ones. The greenery and soothing atmosphere is all you need to give your life a fresh start. Food joints serving delicious dishes and the sound of the rolling sea will make a great stay here. You can also spend the nights collecting sea shells or just relax by walking along the shoreline. If you are more on the adventurous side, go for the water sport facilities that are available.

5. Kunkeshwar Beach

Kunkeshwar Beach
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In Kunkeshwar beach you will have the luxury to visit a magnificent temple and also enjoy your time at the beach. The Kunkeshwar temple is famous among both locals and tourists and is popularly referred to as the “Kashi of South India”. The beach area is very clean and safe. A great option if you are planning a family holiday. The place has important historical significance owing to the temple and is a must visit if you are in the area.

6. Alibag Beach

Alibag Beach
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Alibag is one of the most popular beaches to visit for dwellers of both Mumbai and Pune. If you are looking for a place to visit with your friends, you might not find a better place than this. This beach has it all. From beautiful sceneries to water sports. The place caters to the needs of all in a group. The fun lovers can go for water bike rides, speed boats or water scooters. The kids in the family can enjoy a horseback ride. All others can walk along the beach or enjoy a good swim. The food served in the area is to die for. Your trip to Alibag beach can hardly go wrong.

7. Harne Beach

Harne Beach
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Do you want to spend some time amidst the greenery, the sea and the least amount of distractions to bother you? Harne beach is perfect for such travellers. It is never crowded and not very well known too. The best idea is to enjoy a long drive and calm down. Very few locals and some fishermen come to the beach. Photographers can visit this beach too as the views are breathtaking and splendid.

8. Mandwa Beach

Mandwa Beach
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There are so many sight-seeing spots in and around Mandwa beach that your beach and seaside experience will be an overwhelming one. You can zone out or decide to explore the surrounding. A close look at the shores will take you through loads of different rock and their formations. The RCF jetty is near the beach. It is not in use now and makes for a cool place to visit in Pune.

9. Harihareshwar Beach

Harihareshwar Beach
Photo by Abhijit Tembhekar, CC BY 2.0

A hardcore foodie? Well, there is nowhere better for you to visit and explore. The Harihareshwar beach is famous for the sumptuous food and dishes. The chance of spending a great holiday amongst great friends is a steal. You can go all crazy here or calm your soul and soothe your nerves. The choice is yours to make.

10. Tarkali Beach

Tarkali Beach
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Looking for some great times and unadulterated fun? Tarkali is a very popular beach where most tourists opt for scuba diving lessons. Scuba diving is a must do if you are planning to visit Tarkali in the near future. Apart from scuba diving, there are arrangements for other water sports too. The photos and videos taken underwater will make memories that are worth a lifetime.

About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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