The town is mainly known for very old temple of Lord Ganapati which is the prime attraction in Ganpatipule. Ganpatipule has one of the most spectacular beaches along the Konkan Coast in Maharashtra. There are many other tourist spots in Ganpatipule apart from the beaches and the Ganapati Temple. Malgund about 2 km from Ganapatipule is the birthplace of the famous Maratha poet Keshavsut and houses a memorial of the great poet. Jaigad Fort, Prachin Konkan Museum, Arey Ware Beach, Guhagar Beach and Velneshwar are other attractions near Ganpatipule.
Ganpatipule has number of resorts and hotels. State-owned MTDC also runs a holiday resort near the beach.
Nearest City – Ratnagiri (25kms)
Best time to visit – September to February
How to Reach :
Nearest Airport: Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (343 Kms)
Nearest Train Station: Ratnagiri (30 Kms)
Nearest Bus Station: Ganpatipule Bus Stand (0 Kms)