Paint this picture. The reflection of the vermilion sun twinkling on the clear waters of the Arabian sea. The salinity in the air gradually driving away your weekly woes. We know how much you miss the sound of roaring sea waves, so here’s a list especially for you!
Of Sand & Sunsets: Head To These Beaches That Are Just Two Hours Away From Pune
Mandwa village, approximately 150 kms from Pune, is the most sought after destination among the people who love the beach. Known for its pleasant climate and tall green coconut palms, this beach is the perfect one-day escape for you. For the adventurous souls, test your adrenaline and try out water sports like surf boarding, banana rides, jet-ski rides and the stand-up paddle boarding.
Approximately 143 kms from Pune, this beach is known for its clean sands and undeterred coastline, take a walk barefoot down the Alibaug beach. The place is also famous for water sports and sight-seeing. Also, the next time you’re in Alibaug, don’t forget to check out the Kulaba Fort, Magnetic Observatory and the tower of St.Barbara.
Situated in the town of Dapoli, approximately 159 kms from the city, Murud Beach is synonymous with soft sands, lush green views and the most beautiful sunsets ever. If you’re lucky, you might also get to see a couple of friendly dolphins here!
Kashid, 170 kms from Pune, is a beach town on the shores of the Arabian Sea, located 30 kms from Alibaug. The beach is romantically calm and the sunsets and the sunrises are worth a million dollars.
One of the lesser-known beaches of Maharashtra, Harihareshwar Beach is located in the Raigad district and 175 kms fom Pune. Untapped and unpolluted, the beach is surrounded by four hills – Harihareshwar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri.