Velas about 10 kms from Diveagar has always had the highest number of nests of Olive Ridley turtles and they host the Turtle Festival each year to celebrate the release of the hatchlings in February.
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The Diveagar beach, delicious home made kokani food, and a visit to the Murud Janjira fortress are the highlights of a holiday in Diveagar however there is lots more to see in Diveagar. Shrivardhan and Harihareshwar are two more beatiful beach destinations just 20 kms from each other with Diveagar being at one end. Aaravi beach another secluded beach is just 10 kms from Diveagar.
Diveagar is at one end of Raigad beaches, Diveagar Shrivardhan and Harihareshwar. Dighi is a 15 mins drive from Diveagar from where you can visit the famous Murud Janjira. Temples in this region is very famous and Harihareshwar at the southern end is popularly known as the Dakshin Kashi. Shrivardhan beach is a small cove next to Diveagar.
'Suvarna Ganesh' Temple

Diveagar was famous for the 'Suvarna Ganesh' temple which was installed with a golden mask of the Ganesha. Unfortunateley the mask was stolen from the temple in 2012.




Murud Janjira
Apart from the beach, Murud Janjira located a few minutes boat ride away from Dighi is the main sightseeing option in Diveagar. Dighi is about half an hour from Diveagar and sail boats are available at the Dighi port. If you wish to you can visit the Murud beach on the other end of the creek which is alos a beautiful beach. Murud Janjira is one of the well maintained forts in Maharashtra and there is lots to see within the fort. Hiring a guide at the fort is a good idea if you are interested in the historic aspect.
Rupnarayan Temple

Believed to be built in the thirteen century, Rupnarayan Temple is located on the way to the Diveagar beach. The temple has been recently renovated. The idol of Vishnu is the main attraction of the temple built in Shilahara architechtural style.
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