Murud beach is located in Murud taluka of Raigad district, Maharashtra. It is located along the Konkan coast and is one of the renowned tourist destinations. It is the perfect weekend gateway if you want to relax on the picturesque and calm shores of the Arabian Sea.
While the beach in itself is a major attraction, visitors often take a 30-minute ferry ride to visit the Janjira Fort, which is an admirable piece of work. Ahmedganj Palace that boasts of a blend of Gothic and Mughal architectural styles is a sight to watch with its tombs and mosques of the erstwhile rulers. However, you cannot enter the premises, as the palace is a private property owned by the heirs of the Nawab family. Devotees coming here never miss a visit to the Sidhi Vinayak Temple in Murud.
Garambi Dam is an interesting tourist spot, which also has lovely waterfalls surrounded by dense trees. It takes you to a different world. Gol Gumbaz tomb is about 2 kms from Murud and is worth a visit if you are looking for a peaceful tourist destination with very few visitors. You may also want to visit Padmadurg or Kasa Fort and the Siddi Tombs.
Best Time to Visit
Avoid the monsoons as well as the peak summer season. Just before summer or immediately after the monsoons could be the best months to come here. In other words, between October and March, the weather would be perfect to enjoy your Murud beach sojourn.
How to get there
Mumbai airport is about 165 kms away from where you can take a taxi or board Volvo/Maharashtra State Transport buses to reach Murud. The closest railhead is 122 kms away at Panvel. You have to board a bus to reach Alibaugh and then catch another bus to reach Murud. To reach the beach From Murud village, you can utilize the local auto services.
Lotus Beach Resort, Golden Swan Beach Resort, Surali Sagar Beach Resort, Kashid Beach Resort and Murud beach Home are names of a few good resorts in Murud.
Planning your Murud beach holiday well in advance and picking the right season as well as can getting your accommodation confirmed can make your holiday all the more enjoyable and relaxing, which would definitely soothe your frayed nerves and revitalize you to get back to the daily grind with renewed vigor.