The coastal town of Dahanu is steeped in old-world charm and is a must-visit. Tourists can come and relax on this serene beach and unwind in the lap of nature while enjoying a languid pace of life. Lined with old bungalows and lush chikoo orchids, the town is a quaint tourist stopover. The town gets its name from ‘Dhenu Gram’, which means village of cows.
Dahanu Beach is located in the Thane district of Maharashtra. The famous beach is situated 145 km off Mumbai. The nearest airport is Mumbai. Spread over a distance of 17 km, Dahanu Bordi Beach is one of the best places to go, if you are looking forward to a quiet and relaxing weekend trip.
Dahanu Fort is situated about 24 km away from the village of Bordi and stands tall and mighty on the north bank of the river. Constructed out of cut stones, the walls of this fort rise to an elevation of 38 feet and are about 10 feet thick.
Bordi Beach is a calm and serene beach with blackish sand. It has a wide stretch of road and you can enjoy a good walk or a bicycle ride along the beach.
Bahrot Caves, locally known as Barad, near Dahanu, Maharashtra are the only Parsi or Zoroastrian Cave temple in India. Bahrot Caves is located 25 km south of Sanjan and is situated at a small distance of 8 km away from the village of Bord.
Mallinath Jain Tirth Kosbad Temple
Mallinath Jain Tirth Kosbad Temple is based on the Jain religion. The Mallinath Jain Tirth Kosbad Temple is located in the areas of Prabha Devi. This famous temple is dedicated to Adinath.
Kalpataru Botanical Gardens
Kalpataru Botanical Gardens is in Umergoan. It is just 10 km away from Bordi. The famous Vrindavan studios are in Umergoan. Most of the TV epic of Ramayana was shot in this garden.
Best Time To Visit Dahanu
The best time to visit Dahanu is from October to March as the weather is pleasant.