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Turtle festival...those little efforts

A long pending wish to visit the beach and see those tiny turtles was finally filled when we... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Mumbai, India
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Its all about luck

I went to velas for turtle festival but could not find any.. That does not mean that there are nk... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Aneri S
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Dighi Port Road, Diveagar 402403, India
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

A long pending wish to visit the beach and see those tiny turtles was finally filled when we visited Velas beach. Started our journey from Pune (194 km) in own vehicle gave us freedom to choose our own path. Then we followed the Varand chat...More

2  Thank Wanderer_Vinda
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I went to velas for turtle festival but could not find any.. That does not mean that there are nk turtles its just we were amongst the 1% chance for non visibility of turtles. The beach is clean full of shells and blackish sand.

1  Thank Aneri S
Reviewed 26 March 2018

hello, we travelled form MUMBAi form travelling without vehicle was tought in connectivity .the roads have a bumpy rides proffered via bus or car.we reached in the night and went to beach to check our luck but was not good this is last week of...More

2  Thank kavita_shahabc
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice beach without any crowds, although you have to walk 2 to 3 Kms from Road or even more if low tide is there . Very small signage board is there to follow otherwise you will miss it . TURTLE NURSERY is there. But...More

Thank tushar2507
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

A serene calmness, privacy and cleanliness almost makes you feel as if you own the beach. Away from the crowd, gives you maximum relaxation. Stay at the local homes with the amazing hospitality and delicious food,brings you back again and again. A must visit place.

4  Thank drprashantbrathi
Reviewed 31 October 2017

from harihareshwar one can reach to this beach through bankot via bagmodla . From bagmondla one can take boat safari or even can take vehicle on boat through jetty as we have to cross savitri river.journey from bagmondla to velas is very scenic, one can...More

2  Thank Vishwas K
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This place is still beauty of mother nature at it's finest. My forever favorite place... i'll always recommend you all to visit this place at least once in a life. Its like a heaven on earth.

1  Thank PoonamV007
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A must visit if you are a nature lover and photographer. Went here in Mar 14 and stayed overnight at a homestay. After the initial disappointment of not spotting any turtles the evening we arrived, we were finally lucky to see one the next morning....More

Thank Merlin M
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Velas is a coastal village which falls in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. The place is well known for its beaches. Besides Velas beach, there are several other tourist attractions around Velas including the Bankot Fort and the Harihareshwar Temple. However, off late, Velas has...More

3  Thank Stutis_15
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Seeing the Olive Ridley Turtles was one of the main reasons why we chose this particular beach in Maharashtra.Located at a distance of around 5 hours from Pune,the entire journey is lovely.The moment one enters the route to Velas the view is breathtaking with only...More

2  Thank Meyola
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4 April 2018|
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Response from Wanderer_Vinda | Reviewed this property |
There are good chances. When we spoke to the forest department officials, they mentioned yet many to hatch. You can try your luck!
29 March 2018|
Response from kavita_shahabc | Reviewed this property |
samart krupa:- 02350220537 or 9822838547 its a homestay