Ratnagiri is amongst the premiere tourist destination in Maharashtra. With some of the most beautiful beaches, Ratnagiri is also home to historic monuments and serene temples.
If you want to discover the landscape, art, culture and history of this magnificent land called Maharashtra, Ratnagiri is the best place to start your journey from. A land so vivid and spectacular, Ratnagiri has a shade of its own in every season.
A coastal district sequestered between Raigad and Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri comprises of 9 talukas each with its own unique treasures. The Ratnagiri town also has few of the best beaches in Konkan.
King of Indian Mangoes
Ratnagiri is home to Alphonso mango - also known as the King of Indian mangoes. Ratnagiri can accurately claim to produce genuine Alphonsos. The Ratnagiri district has around 80,000 hectares dedicated to Alphonso cultivation.
There is lots to see and experience in Ratnagiri however the beaches in Ratnagiri dominates all other tourist attractions in Ratnagiri.
Mandvi beach is the most popular beach in Ratnagiri. A black sand beach Mandvi has the Ratnadurga fort to its west. Together with Mandvi beach Ratnadurga fort forms the core of tourism in Ratnagiri.
Pawas beach and Ganpatipule beach 20 kms on opposite sides are great picnic spots near Ratnagiri.
Ratnagiri is a district with many popular holiday destinations, at the same time Ratnagiri city itself is a beach destination. Ratnagiri.ind.in is an attempt to be a comprehenhive repository of tourist information about Ratnagiri to plan a holiday in Ratnagiri city. We have provided information about all the beaches in entire Ratnagiri district too.