Ratagiri Tourism

Ratnagiri, a city in the Konkan coast of Maharashtra, is surrounded by the sea on one side and the Sahayadri ranges on other side. The land is decorated by the beautiful mountains and the sea, which offers some spectacular landscapes.


The only reason behind the popularity of Ratnagiri district is its delicious ‘Haapus Mangoes’. This unique feature of Ratnagiri, attracts large number of visitors from all over the world, especially in the season of mangoes. Most of the people driving on National Highway 17 (NH17) between Mumbai and Goa will take a diversion pointing to Ratnagiri?


Along with Haapus, this district also serves many tourist amenities, which are relatively unexplored and free of tourist traps. The best way to enjoy the beauty of Ratnagiri, is to ignore all the guides and just follow any of the road that might end up in some spectacular place. All the mountains and other tourist destinations, makes Ratnagiri just a good driving holiday. Some tips to make your drive more enjoyable are:


  • Leave early in the morning, particularly in between 5 to 7, so that you can save at least an hour of driving.
  • To grab some typical Maharashtrian fast food, you can stop at ‘Dutta’s Vada-Pavs’ at Panvel.
  • You should not spoil your journey by staying at any of the ridiculous place, some of the recommended places for stay are ‘The Kohinoor Sagar’ and ‘Ratnasagar Beach Resort’.


The fascinating history of Ratnagiri, offers number of historical palace of Mughals to see. The last Mughal emperor of India, ‘Bahadur Shah Zafar’ was deported here in 1858. ‘Thibaw’, the king of Burma, was built his own house in Ratnagiri in 1910. It is a two-storied, red stone palace built on a land of 23 acres with Italian colored glass window, overlooking Arabian Sea. This beautiful palace is a unique example of ‘Pagoda’ style of architecture.


Along with this many other palaces are also there, some portion of them may collapse at any time, but still you can visit them to take a beautiful view of whole city. Ratnagiri also hosts a house where Lokmanya Keshav Bal Gangadhar use to leave. It is a nice example of kokani architecture.


Ganpatipule, which is one of the most religious places in India, is at a close proximity to Ratnagiri. This district is easily accessible from both Mumbai and Pune. All these features of Ratnagiri, attracts large number of national and international visitors which are demanding for best ‘Ratnagiri Hotels’ at an affordable rate.



Ratnagiri- A Best Destination To Enjoy Holidays


Ratnagiri is a dockyard city, on Arabian sea coast, in Ratnagiri District which is a part of Kokan, of Maharashtra state. Ratnagiri is surrounded by Sahyandri mountain from east side, which is a capital and most important port of Bijapur. Ratnagiri is awarded with many hot tourist destinations. The most attractive beauty of Ratnagiri is its association with Sahyandris and a beautiful Arabian sea.



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Rantagiri is gifted with elegant hills, charming seashore, creeks, pretty rivers, water springs and waterfalls along with ancient forts and monuments. It is situated on the coastal belt, which is blessed with beautiful beaches that offer the magnificent sight of an ancient fort ignoring the harbour beyond its silvery sands.



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Ratnagiri is a birthplace of so many well-known Indians who had lost their life in the struggle of freedom, due to which this small city acquired a remarkable position in the history of India. Ratnagiri has pretty surroundings, which offers an exhilarating environment to the visitors. The beauty of Ratnagiri like, enchanting sunrise, which looks like sun is kissing to beaches of silvery sands, which is confined with wavey coconut palms, and lustrous mangroves, makes Ratnagiri a dream destination to nature lovers, peaceful peoples, film makers and producers too.


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This city is gifted with impressive hills, lovable seashore, overflowing waterfalls, and bright monuments. An honest beauty on the Konkan region is its lovely locality, and delight natural places to explore. Ratnagiri is a unique hill station with a mountainous landscape, dream plains and garishing structures. Ratnagiri is a definitely a best destination to enjoy a weekend, vacations, and holidays too.

Some of the other beautiful tourist deatinations in Ratnagiri are:

  • Ratnadurg Fort
  • Gateway Of Ratnagiri
  • Swayambhu Ganpati Temple



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To enjoy all such beautiful places in Ratnagiri, you must stay in a best Star Rating Hotels In Ratnagiri, so you will not face any accommodation problems, and also get a best facilities.