In Maharashtra in Konkan region there is one more city in Raigad district which is municipal council in Raigad or a Taluka of Raigad. Shriavardhan is also close to Harihareshwar beach. Even this beach is of great public interest among people and it is also in the list along with other holiday options in the minds of people. So this beach is also crowded every time like its neighboring beaches. This place near the beach has great historical significance since the times of Mahabharata which use to be the Taluka of Pandavas. This beach is 165kms from Pune. The beauty of sun-rays falling on the wet sands is marvelous. The atmosphere is cool and pollution free. This beach looks good during evening time while watching sunset. This is the best beach in village of Shrivardhan. Another beach named Kondivli beach is close to this Shrivardhan.
Many adventurous sports are been played here when crowd gathers in Shrivardhan and Kondivli beaches. The soft soil white long beach is a dream come true for people who have adventure in there mind. It is one of the best options for the sea adventure activities like sea-surfing and Para-gliding in air near the beach. One can also enjoy the trekking over the small cliffs and mountains. Close to Shrivardhan beaches there are innumerable temples some among them are Somaji temple believed that miracles happen here like venom neutralization when snake bites. Then there is Murud- janjira where you can have a canon rides in water and visit janjira caves, then we have Harihareshwar temple near Harihareshwar beach of lord Shiva. There are several resorts and lodges where you can have a stay and make a night out at reasonable prices with food and good room facilities.
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How To Reach
Mumbai Chatrapati Shivaji International airport, which is 185 km away from Shrivardhan, is the nearest airport. All the major airlines have service from Mumbai to all major cities in India.
Nearest railhead is Mangaon, which is 45 km away from Shrivardhan and this railway station in Konkan rail is well connected to Pune and Mumbai.
Shrivardhan is well connected to all neighboring cities by Government owned buses. Buses connect Mumbai (185 km), Harihareshwar (20 km). Private A/C and non A/C deluxe buses are also available from Shrivardhan to many cities in the State including Mumbai and Pune.