Velneshwar beach, Photograph Courtesy: Ankur P/Creative Commons

Velneshwar beach, Photograph Courtesy: Ankur P/Creative Commons

Maharashtra is home to a number of hidden destinations that make for fantastic offbeat getaways. Ranging from lush green mountains to clear blue skies, and gushing waterfalls to serene beaches, Maharashtra’s gems are a delight for anyone and everyone who loves travel. One such unexplored beauty in the lap of nature is the Velneshwar Beach. Being one of the most serene beaches on the west coast of India, Velnseshwar is ideal for those who like secluded spots with great weather. The clean sand and marvelous backdrop makes Velneshwar perfect for long romantic walks and heart-warming sunsets. (ALSO SEE Best beaches in Maharashtra that are ideal for weekend getaways) Here are all the details on how to reach Velneshwar beach by road, train and flight. Also Read - Best Places to Visit in India on Gandhi Jayanti 2017 Long Weekend

How to reach Velneshwar Beach by road

Velneshwar lies on the west coast of India and is at a distance of 302 km from Mumbai, its shortest distance from a major city. Several state and tourist buses ply between Mumbai and Velneshwar. It is also well-connected to other popular Maharashtrian spots like Pune, Ratnagiri and Satara. The route to Velneshwar from Mumbai takes you through Mangaon – Mahad – Khed – Chiplun – Guhagar. Velneshwar is around 16 km from Guhagar. Here is the detailed route to reach Velneshwar Beach from Mumbai:

How to reach Velneshwar Beach by train

The nearest railhead to Velneshwar is Chiplun which is located at around 60 km from Velneshwar. Several private and government vehicles ply between Velneshwar and Chiplun. Chiplun is well-connected by rail to most major cities of India including Mumbai and Pune.

How to reach Velneshwar Beach by flight

The nearest airport to Velneshwar is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport in Mumbai. The distance between Mumbai and Veneshwar is 302 km and the road route takes close to 7 hours.

So, the next time you are looking for an offbeat place to visit in Maharashtra, consider the beautiful Velneshwar Beach.