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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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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