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Ganapatipule - गणपती पुळे
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Ganapatipule Beach       Ganapatipule Temple - An evening view         MTDC Resort at Ganapatipule
Ganpatipule is situated along the western coast of Maharashtra 375Km south of Mumbai, along the Konkan coast. Ganapatipule is one of the most spectacular beaches along the Konkan Coast - an idyllic gateway that attracts peace-seekers, beach lovers, and pilgrims alike.
The temple of Swayambhu (Self-originated) Ganesh is much frequented by thousands every year. The God is considered to be the Paschim Dwardevta (Western Sentinal God of India), and those who visit Ganapatipule, make it a point to pay their respect to this great deity.
Aside from its clean beach and clear waters, Ganapatipule is rich in flora, including mangroves and coconut palms. Here, you can leave the hectic world behind as you laze around on golden sands or explore the many trails that lead from the beach.

Water Sport facility available (Except during monsoon). 

When to Visit
  The winter season is most pleasant, with temperature dropping at nights, the ideal months to visit being November to January.

What to Carry
  Preffered clothing include loose cottons, although warm clothing during winter nights is recommended. Sunscreen and beachwear is a must.

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Swayambhu Ganapati Temple
- Ganpatipule is an important pilgrimage centre. The temple is known for it's unique idol of Lord Ganpati and its magnificiant temple. The temple is 40 years old and is at the foot of a hillock. Most pilgrims take a 'pradakshina' around the hill instead of just the temple.
Marleshwar - 60km from Ganapatipule, is famous for its Shiva temple and waterfalls.
Derwan - 85Km from Ganapatipule is well known for its Shiv Shristi (an exhibition on Chhatrapati Shivaji).
Parshuram - 112Km from Ganapatipule, is known for the Parshuram temple.
Reaching here
By Air -Nearest Airport is Mumbai [Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport]
-Kolhapur [Serviced by Air Deccan]
By Road While moving towards Ratnagiri, on Mumbai Goa National Highway [NH-17], after Sangameshwar a small village placed on this highway is Nivali. From Nivali, one has to take right turn for Ganapatipule. Nivali to Ganapatipule is 32Km. Nivali to Ratnagiri is around 20Km. Nivali to Hatkhamba is around 4Km. From Hatkhamba one has to take right turn for Ratnagiri, which is 16Km from here. Sangameshwar to Nivali is around 25Km. Chiplun Sangameshwar distance is 45Km. From Ganapatipule one can directly approach Ratnagiri without coming to Nivali and going through Hatkhamba. The direct road is fullof turns and little narrow compared to NH-17. But the journey is full of natural beauty and sea view. That distance is around 30Km.
Mumbai-Ganapatipule : 375kms. (via Mahad)
Pune-Ganapatipule : 331kms. (via Satara)
Kolhapur-Ganapatipule :  144kms
By Train There is no train station at Ganapatipule. One has to get down either at Ratnagiri station or at Karbude [on the Konkan Railway]. All the express and local trains stops at Ratnagiri Junction [Station Code : RN], being a city. Karbude is a small village and only "passenger" train will stop.

Ratnagiri - Ganapatipule : 50Kms
By Public Transport Ample number of State Transport buses are available from Ratnagiri bus station. Ganapatipule is also connected with other cities by state transport buses. StateTransport buses ply from Mumbai and Ratnagiri to Ganapatipule. MTDC bus plies between Mumbai & Ganapatipule.(Seasonal)
Beach Resorts MTDC has a beach resort at Ganapatipule. It is a full fledged resort with water sports, and other adventure sporting facilities. MTDC Resort at Ganapatipule
MTDC Holiday Resort : Self-contained rooms, Konkani House Deluxe A/C / Non-A/C rooms are available.
Checkout Time 9.00 a.m
Reservation Contact MTDC Mumbai/Ratnagiri/Goa/Pune/Kolhapur & Ganapatipule.
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