Kinara Beach House is located in a secluded cove in Velneshwar. Velneshwar has one of the most secluded and pristine beaches in the entire Konkan stretch and with popular destinations like Guhagar and Ganpatipule flanking it on either sides Velneshwar is soon going to capture the imagination of beach lovers in Maharashtra.
Just 5 Kms from Velneshwar is Hedvi famous for the 'Dashabhuja Ganapati'. This ‘Laxmi – Ganesh Temple’ is not only ancient but also rare. Carved in white stone beleived to be from the Kashmir region the idol is 3 feet high with ten hands, hence the name.
Guhagar is under half an hours drive away from Velneshwar. Famous as a temple town Guhagar has some fine Shiva and Durga devi temples. Apart from the sugar sand beaches and the temples Guhagar is also famous for the centuries old Gopalgad fort and also the light house in Anjanvel offering panoramic views of the ocean.
If you are on a long vacation a ferry ride from Anjanvel across the Vashishti will get you to Dapoli opening up another set of beaches and sightseeing options for you.
On the other side of Velneshwar across the creek from Tavsal is Ganpatipule. Ganpatipule is a small village with a series of beaches and vantage points offering some stunning views of the sea. The Swayambhu Ganpati Temple, on the Ganapatipule beach itself is the primary attraction in Ganapatipule. In Ganpatipule you can also visit the Jaigad fort and temples like Karahateshwar temple.