(Last Updated On: September 7, 2017)

It is not just what you heard of Pune but beyond is the beauty prevailing in Pune and the beaches near Pune have a lot to do with protecting the city’s beauty as well as retaining its fame among nature lovers and adventure freaks. The pristine beaches have innumerous stories to be told to each one of its guests; be it a foreigner or a native. The colouful shades appearing in blue, white, green and more are giving these beaches a boundless charisma.

Whenever you feel like getting away from the humdrum of your mundane life and join a perfect destination for weekend getaways, select these beaches near Pune and make use of the time to create a new you with the help of fiction like surrounding. This list of some of the most remarkable beaches would definitely enthrall your heart without any doubt. Check the astonishingly striking ones like Tarkali Beach, Alibaug Beach, Mandwa Beach, Ganpati Pule Beach, Murud Beach and so on. Many of these beaches are not crowded yet attracting hundreds of people with its charismatic beauty appearing.

The luxurious shores filled with tall trees and the evergreen combination of the blue water and the white sandy shore have a great role in creating a romantic ambience around the beaches and inviting the soft heartened once to melt away deeply and the strong hearted ones to find themselves rejuvenated unknowingly. You are also free to choose some adventurous or leisurely activities like swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, cruising, fishing, jet skiing as well as lying down on the sandy bed and relax for the whole day.

Here is a list of 14 best beaches around Pune that you need to know about and definitely explore as soon as possible.

  1. Tarkarli Beach

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    Popular for the mesmerising beauty it holds, Tarkarli Beach is known for the long and narrow stretch sea coast. It gives you one of the most relaxing experiences and can make your sunsets blissful. You are sure to rejuvenate in the calm and serene atmosphere of this highly placid beach destination, just a few miles away from Pune!

    Distance from Pune: 388 Kilometers (approx.)

    Places to Stay: 15 Best Resorts in Tarkarli

    Packages: Best water sports and stay Packages of Tarkarli

    Activities: 15 Best Things to do in Tarkarli

  2. Alibag Beach

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    One of the most popular weekend getaways from Pune, Alibag is a hub for Mubaikars and Pune dwellers. Not just the beach, you also have a number of things to visit and sightsee here. One of the famous tourist spots in Alibag is the Kulaba Fort which can be visited only in the gap between the high and low tide. Apart from this, the beautiful beach also has places like Magnetic Observatory, Kanhoji Angre Samadhi, Vikram Vinakyak temple and the tower of St. Barbara making it an amazing tourist destination near Pune.

    Distance from Pune: 143 Kilometers (approx.)

    Places to Stay: 14 popular Alibaug Resorts

    Packages: Best water sports and stay Packages of Alibaug

  3. Mandwa Beach

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    Mandwa village has a charm of its own with its striking groves of coconut palms. Through this is your ride that will take you to the spell bounding Mandwa Beach! Relax, take a day off and head to this popular destination that has a number of sightseeing places ready in store for you.  On a clear day you can also enjoy a breath-taking view across the bay, up to the Gateway of India.

    Distance from Pune: 150 Kilometers (approx.)

    Packages: Best water sports Packages of Mandwa

  4. Ganpatipule Beach

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    Besides the calm and sedate Ganpatipule village, stretches this serene coastline beauty called the Ganpatipule Beach. Situated on the Konkan coast, this sea shore is a home for variety of cuisines and amazing landscape. It doesn’t take much to get there and is surely one of the best beaches in India; you are definite to leave this place with a relaxed and sober mind.

    Distance from Pune: 316 Kilometers (approx.)

    Places to Stay: 12 Best Ganpatipule Resorts

    Packages: Best activities in Ganpatipule.

  5. Murud Beach

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    Delve into the serenity of this small coast called the Murud Beach. A peaceful getaway that lies on the Konkan coastline, will delight you with its lovely beach and lush greenery. Take a tour through this place, reside in the tranquillity of nature as you feel the blue waters and the soft sands trickling your feet.

    Distance from Pune: 159 Kilometers (approx.)

  6. Kashid Beach

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    Located at a stone’s throw distance from Pune, Kashid Beach accounts to be an ideal ‘one-day-trip’ destinations amongst all the other beaches near Pune. Surrounded by lush greenery and mind soothing scenic beauty, this beach is a perfect family getaway destination. The sea is a little wild in the afternoon with high tides but it is a refreshing experience in the evenings.

    Distance from Pune: 172 Kilometers (approx.)

    Packages: Stay Packages near Kashid 

    Accommodation: Stay at resorts near Pune.

  7. Diveagar Beach

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    A drive to this place alongside the amazing coastline is not just for the kick of being at a beach spot; you can also visit the ‘Suvarna Ganpati’ and spend an entire day paying deference to Lord Ganesh. Along with being popular for the Ganesh temple, this place is also a home for stunning landscapes and surreal sands; all these things makes it to the list of best beaches near Pune!

    Distance from Pune: 163 Kilometers (approx.)

  8. Harihareshwar Beach

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    Gentle winds, soft sands and inviting waters make Harihareshwar Beach the most desirable for tourists as it is one of the most popular beaches near Pune. If you are one of those who relishes sea food, there is no dearth for you here! You can enjoy on the sea shore, relax with your peeps and have an amazing weekend at Harihareshwar. If you want to explore more, you can also take a boat and sway on the blue waters of this magical coast! Moreover, one can even find out many more exciting and amazing hill stations near pune to visit along with family and friends.

    Distance from Pune: 174 Kilometers (approx.)

  9. Harne Beach

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    Drive away to one of the least explored beaches in Pune; while you are thinking of this, Harne Beach should definitely be on top of your list! Get going a step closer to the nature’s untouched beauty and experience calm at this placid destination. A perfect getaway that will leave you spell bound with its pristine natural beauty and make you visit more beaches near Pune.

    Distance from Pune: 186 Kilometers (approx.)

  10. Kunkeshwar Beach

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    Popularly known as ‘Kashi of South India’- Kunkeshwar temple stands majestically on the sands of Kunkeshwar beach in Maharashtra.  A ‘one-day-getaway’ destination that has both, a temple visit and the beach fun ready in store for you. The white sands of this pristine beach adds more beauty to the temple on this coast. May it be for the temple or for the soothing sea shore, this place near Pune should be surely visited by all the tourists!

    Distance from Pune: 366 Kilometers (approx.)

  11. Dapoli Beach

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    There might be a number of beaches near Pune that you can explore but nothing like the Dapoli Beach. A clean, virgin beach with no crowds just a few hours’ drive from Pune and Mumbai! Sounds too good to be true? Yes, it is true! A drive through the beautiful scenery will put you to this place in no time. Activities like dolphin watching and beach Volley ball will make this trip one of the best weekend getaway from Pune.

    Distance from Pune: 201 Kilometers (approx.)

    Packages: Sightseeing and Stay packages near Dapoli

  12. Dahanu Bordi Beach

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    A 17 Km stretch in Thane, Maharashtra that is sure to enthral you with amazing landscapes and coastline beauty.  It is a quite seaside town with a sprawling, uncluttered beach that will make it perfect for a ‘one-day-visit!’ Leave your busy schedule and rejuvenate at this refreshing beach spot in Maharashtra. Also, enjoy many more happening things to do in pune along with your family and friends.

    Distance from Pune: 294 Kilometers (approx.)

  13. Kihim Beach

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    Not far away from Mumbai and Pune, Kihim Beach also is one of the most desirable destinations for a coastline visit among the localites and tourists of Maharashtra. Unspoilt and isolated, this beautiful place has a soothing effect on all city dwellers. For the nature lover in you, Kihim has a lot to offer; woods brimming with wild flowers, rare butterflies and birds are something that you can explore at this beach near Pune.

    Distance from Pune: 142 Kilometers (approx.)

    Place to Stay: Luxurious Villa Stay at Kihim

  14. Guhagar Beach

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    One of the virgin beaches of Maharashtra, Guhagar makes it to the list of least explored coastlines in the state. The calm, serene and refreshing atmosphere of this destination will enthral you and take you a step closer to the nature. Being called one of the tidiest beaches in Maharashtra this place is also known for being one of the major tourist attractions in the taluk of Guhagar.

    Distance from Pune: 277 Kilometers (approx.)