Sparkling blue waters, endless stretches of golden or silver sand, sun beams dancing through the swaying palms, waves playing with the sand dunes, a cool breeze whispering sweet nothings in your ear. This is the land of Ganpatipule, one of Maharashtra's almost virgin beaches. Nestled in the greenery is a nearly 4000 year old landmark the Swayambhu Ganpati Temple (Swayambhu means a self-originated idol, Ganapati). It is flooded by thousands of devotees and tourists every year. Ganpatipule, the Lord of the 'ganas' or army and "pule" means sand dunes. It is one of the 'Ashta Ganapatis' (eight Ganpatis) of India and is known as 'Paschim Dwar Dewata' (Western Sentinel God). Ganapatipule is a small village.
Jungle Safari & Other Places To Visit In Amba
Amba Ghat is the region rich in flora and fauna. The area is spotted with dense forest. With 'The Amba Resort' you can organize jungle tour to the forest with prior permission of the govt. The tour options are varied and includes jeep safari, bird watching, wan bhojan inside forests etc.which costs Rs.1300 / 10 people.