The small town of Ganpatipule in Ratnagiri district is home to one of the most beautiful white sand beaches along the Konkan coastline. The sparkling g blue water and the swaying palms make it an idyllic getaway for people who want to experience peace and tranquility. Here are some of the best hotels where you can stay:
O’NEST Nakshatra Beach Resort
If you are a beach lover, Nakshatra Beach Resort is a paradise for you. This resort is strategically built at the top of a hill and presents breathtaking views of the sea. Surrounded by green hills, it is a place where you need to stay to know how awesome it is. You can’t stop going ga-ga over the view here. It also has a pool inside the property where you can enjoy calm sunsets looking at the infinite expanse of the ocean. The hotel houses a restaurant, serving flavorsome delicacies that will surely pamper your appetite. Local konkan flavour is well represented in the food. Even the restaurant is overseeing the huge Virgin beach and a feast to the eyes while enjoying the food. Spacious and comfortable rooms comes with extremely comfortable beds and are equipped with various amenities like telephone, television, attached bathroom, hot and cold water. The staff is very helpful and prompt and make sure that you enjoy your vacation.
Abhishek Beach Resort
Situated on a pristine sea front in an expanse of 8 acres on the Ganapatipule-Ratnagiri Coastal Highway, Abhishek Beach Resort and Spa is the perfect place for those seeking to get away from the pace and stress of city life. The resort is located on a hill slope amid lush green mangroves It boasts of a breath-taking sea view from all the rooms and is at a 5 minutes walking distance from serene white sand beach. The best part is that the beach is meant only for the guests staying here. You will also get amenities like an indoor gym, games room and spa to ensure that you have an enjoyable vacation. You can spend your days on the beach, walk around the countryside, or explore the many forts and temples around, and when you are tired, relax in the beautiful rooms overlooking the endless sea view or rejuvenate yourself at the Spa.
Price: INR 3000 onwards
Greenleaf The Resort & Spa
Nestled on a hill for a bird’s eye-view of the Arabian Sea and unexplored beach coves, GreenLeaf Resort & Spa is a 3- star luxury resort in Ganpatipule. An ideal mix of leisure and banquet facilities set amidst lush gardens, the Resort is popular with families and corporate alike. The rooms are a mix of studio and 1 Bed room, and are equipped with all modern comforts. All rooms are air conditioned, and furnished with a double bed, sofa, television, tea/coffee maker and a comfortable bathroom. Rejuvenate yourself at the Body Mind Soul Spa, with Ayurvedic massages and a full-service salon to pamper you to the utmost. Stay in shape at the resort with its well-equipped gym with modern equipment, such as treadmills with an inbuilt TV, workout stations, weight and electronic equipment. The infinity pool is one of the biggest attractions of the Ganpatipule resort, with a smaller, kids’ splash pool on the side. Whether you swim or relax in the pool, the view of the sea, all the way to the horizon, is sure to inspire you.
Price: INR 3500 onwards
Kaular Atithi’s The Grand Kokan Resort
Hardly five minutes’ walk from the beach and the temple, this is an elegant resort at Ganaptipule. The hotel has 2 wings. One building is made of regular AC and Non AC rooms while the other building has beautifully crafted cottages. Every room in the hotel is uniquely designed with cozy interiors and offer amenities like television, attached bathroom and other essential bathroom toiletries. The in-house restaurant serves vegetarian thalis and a la cart panjabi, chieneas, maharastrian dishes. The Grand Konkan Resort is an oasis of peace and tranquility!
Price: INR 3000 onwards
Blue Ocean Resort and Spa
A beautiful concept of providing you luxury with beach tranquility, Blue Ocean Resort and Spa has nailed it. The resort is surrounded by lush greenery and offers direct access to a private beach. Offering views of the palm-fringed garden, all bright and airy Portuguese-style cottages and villas are appointed with modern amenities like air conditioning, flat-screen TV, mini bar, tea/coffee maker, work desk and internet access. Select villa units offer splendid views of the sea. Guests can enjoy leisurely walks in the garden area, or indulge in healing Thai massages and various detox treatments at the on-site spa. The resort also gives bicycles for rent. Cycling the area with you loved one while the sea nreeze hot you face; feels like a setting in a romantic movie.
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