Anjarle Beach

Famous for the Kadyawarcha Ganpati, Anjarle is blessed with one of the secluded deaches in Dapoli. Anjarle has a two kilometers long stretch of clean beach with a cover of white sand and is surrounded by palms and trees. Anjarle beach is located near the estuary of river Jog.

Anjarle is about 40 kilometers from Harihareshwar and the route to Anjarle is pretty straight forwrad. To reach Anjarle from Bakkot you need to take the Harnai road from Bankot and take a right turn which would take you towards Kelshi. After a 15 min drive you will see the bridge over Anjarle creek. Cross this bridge to reach Anjarle. Don't miss the view from atop the hill before the bridge, its magnificent!

Anjarle Beach

Anjarle Beach

The ganpati temple situated on the cliff near the sea, hence called Kadyavarcha Ganpati is the major attraction of Anjarle because of which one would visit Anjarle from Harhareshwar. Built sometime in 1150 renovated in 1768 amd 1780 and again in the 1900s Kadyavarcha Ganpati is as a Ujwya Sondecha Ganpati (right-trunked Ganpati). The idol is also said to be a jagrut daiwat who responds to the pleas of its supplicants.

Kadyavarcha Ganpati mandir has a stone staircase on the right to reach the top of the temple, which has a commanding view of the surrounding coconut and betel nut trees, the nearby Suvarnadurg Fort, the Arabian sea and surrounding hills. Beside the Ganesh temple there is a smaller temple dedicated to Shiva.