There are many interesting spots in dapoli that you can visit if you are on a long vacation to Dapoli. Although not frequented much by regular tourists the Panhalekaji budhist caves located at about 30 kms from Dapoli is delight for the one historically inclined. Unhavare just about 20 kms from Panhalekaji is another fascinating spot in Dapoli with its sulphurous hot springs.
Near the Panhalekaji caves about 20 Kms from Dapoli is the Unhavare village famous for the hot sulphur springs. Located in the valley on the bank of a small river surrounded by hills this rustic village is definitely worth a visit if you are on a long vacation in Dapoli. The boiling spring water bubbles up into a series of three rock pools. The hot spring water is clear with just a faint smell and taste of sulphur.
There are many interesting spots in Dapoli
Harnai Fish Auction
Jagdish Lunch Home
If you have a sea food crazy apetite Jagdish Lunch Home is one place that you cant't miss out on in Dapoli. Word of caution - This is a local eatery and not a fancy place to eat.
Discovered in 1970 Panhalekaji is a complex of 28 - 29 caves filled with exquisite art value wrt architecture and quality of craftmanship. These budhist caves have a few inscriptions in Brahmi and Devanagari and also remnants of statues from 3 AD. Panhalekaji is about 35 Kms from Dapoli and the drive will take just over hour from Dapoli but well worth it! Panhalekaji is locatet at a distance of about 30 kms from Dapoli.
Maharshi Karve - Photo Gallery
The Photo gallery in honour of the first Bharat Ratna laureate - Maharshi Dr. Dhondo Karve is at Harnai and is worth a visit if you want to see some rare & historic photographs of Maharshi Karve and his efforts towards education for women and widow marriage.