Pirwadi Beach – Maharashtra
“I am ready to share the responsibility of Pirwadi Beach through the MLA funding” stated a local Shiv Sena MLA Manohar Bhoir in relation to the renovation of the picturesque Pirwadi Beach located in Maharashtra. This beautiful beach is located in a hamlet called Uran in the Raigad district. Apart from its scenic beauty this beach is also known for an environment filled with tranquility. Furthermore, this beach also provides for magnificent views of the “setting sun”. In addition, there are number of temples that are situated around this serene beach. It is situated at a distance of 91.2 km (via NH166A) from Kashid Beach.
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How to reach Pirwadi Beach
Pirwadi Beach Map
- By train:
The nearest railway station to this beach is located in Panvel at a distance of 33 km. The Panvel Railway Station is well connected to major railway stations in the country such as New Delhi, Trivandrum etc.
- By road:
If you intend to drive to this beach the ideal starting points would be Pune, and Mumbai.
a. How to reach Pirwadi Beach from Pune: The shortest route to reach Pirwadi Beach from Pune is via Bengaluru – Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai – Pune Hwy/Mumbai – Pune Expyas depicted in the map above. Alternatively, click on the Google Maps link here to view on Google Maps.
b. How to reach Pirwadi Beach from Mumbai : There fastest route from Mumbai to Pirwadi Beachvia Uran – Panvel Rd and the route map is depicted above. Alternatively, click on the Google Maps link here to view on Google Maps.
- By air:
The nearest airport is located in the suburb called Ville Parle. The ChhatrapatiShivaji International Airport is connected to major cities in the country as well as to international destinations.
Climate and the best time to visit the Pirwadi Beach
Th summer season at this beach begins in March and ends in July with the mercury rising to about 36 degree Celsius. The rainfall received during the monsoon season which begins in August and ends in October is extremely heavy. The winter season on the other hand which begins in November and ends in February is extremely pleasant with the mercury dropping to as low as 14 degree Celsius. So the ideal time to visit this beach is during the winter season from November to February.
Things to do and Places To Visit Around Pirwadi Beach
Apart from enjoying the “sun and sand” available in plenty at this beach there is a temple called “Dronagiri” dedicated to Goddess Ekavira that is worth a visit. Furthermore, from this beach the magnificent view of a creek called Dharamtar that stretches from Colaba to Mandwa is worth experiencing. In addition, there are number of Hindu temples such as Bahiridev Temple, Radhakrishna Temple, Mankeshwar Temple, ShanteshwariAai Temple etc located around this beach that are also worth visiting. A catholic shrine called Shudmata Church is also situated around this beach.
The scenic Pirwadi Beach is supposed to be one of the most visited beaches in Uran, which also lies in close proximity to the Mankeshwar Beach renowned for a Lord Shiva Temple. In addition, a bird sanctuary known as ‘Karnala’ is located at a distance of about 40.3 kilometers from this beach. This sanctuary (located in close proximity to Karnala Fort) consists of about 222 bird species, of which 161 are resident and 46 are migratory. Some species available over here include Grey-fronted Green-pigeon (Treron affinis), Nilgiri Woodpigeon (Columba elphinstonii), Malabar (Blue-winged) Parakeet (Psittacula columboides), Malabar Grey Hornbill (Ocyceros griseus), White-cheeked Barbet (Megalaima viridis), Malabar Lark (Galerida malabarica), Small Sunbird (Leptocoma minima) and Vigor’s Sunbird (Aethopyga vigorsii). In close proximity, to Pirwadi lies the Kegav Beach.
Accommodation – Hotels, Resorts and Home Stays in and around Pirwadi Beach:
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