Dapoli at an altitude of about 800 ft above sea level offers a real 'hug the clouds and kiss the sand' experience. The winding roads climbs up hills and pass through paddy fields to end up in pristine sandy beaches. Dapoli has a series of very popular beaches each a tourist destination in its own right. The sea forts off the Dapoli coast and the temples in Dapoli are the primary attractions of Dapoli apart from the beaches
Dapoli has one of the longest stretch of beaches tucked between Bhagmandala in the north and the Dabhol creek in the south. Dapoli beaches starting from Dabhol stretches through Ladghar and Karde right uptil Kelshi. The beaches in Dapoli have a fine white sand cover however underneath it is fine black sand. Most of the beaches in Dapoli are connected but for a few creeks in between!
Things to Do in Dapoli
There are quite a few things that one can do in Dapoli
Witness Fish Auction
Dolphin Watch Rides
Parasail at the Beach
Visit a Seafort
Visit a Temple
Food in Dapoli
If you are a sea food afficianado, Dapoli is a dream come true. You can enjoy great sea food prepared in the traditional kokani culinary style at almost any of the hotels in Dapoli.
Beaches in Dapoli are located about 10 - 15 kms from the Dapoli town. Although taxis and buses are available at the Dapoli stand its better to travel by own transport to Dapoli especially if you wish do some beach hopping or visit the temples and other options of sightseeing in Dapoli. Parasailing and water sports is available at all the popular beaches in Dapoli so is dolphin watch boat rides. Harnai is the hub of water sports in Dapoli.
Holidays in Dapoli
There are numerous interesting spots in Dapoli and we recommend atleast a 2N/3D to plan a good holiday in Dapoli. If you are planning a 1 night weekend break to Dapoli please try not make it hectic by including too many spots to cover during your stay!