To the North of the Shastri river lies the serene village of Velneshwar.

The quiet, coconut beach offers the visitor the perfect place for swimming or just relaxing.

There is an old Shiva temple which is often attracts pilgrims.

Velneshwar is the focus of attention in March, when the Maha Shivaratri fair is held in honor of the God Shankar or Shiva.

Getting there:

The nearest railhead is Chiplun on Konkan Railway.

By road, Mumbai via Chiplun and Guhagar is 370 kms. away