Aronda near Sawantwadi, in Sindhudurg District of Maharashtra is southern most tourism destination of Maharashtra bordering Goa with Terekhol River separating Goa from Maharashtra. Its one of the most scenic places of Maharashtra with clear blue skies and pristine backwaters.
The Aronda village has a port and it is located near the Goa and Maharashtra border. The village is located near a river called the Terekol River.
Duration of stay: A minimum of two day recommended.
Things to do at Aronda
The small port village of Redi is also located close by and this place is also worth visiting while travelling to the place. Visit the famous Redi Ganapati temple Redi Ganapati, the idol which was in one single piece is about 6 feet in height and 4 feet in breadth. More detail on Redi Fort (Yashwant Fort).
Some other important temples in the place are Kulkar Temple, Sateri Badrakali and the Garudi Temple. Many devotees visit the temple of Sateri Badrakali from all parts of the country during the time of Suddha Chaturthi. Jatra Utsav takes place in the temple at this time. Fireworks during this time are one of the highlights of the festive season.
Visit beaches of Kerim and
Arombol on the Goa side and Shiroda in Sindhudurg.
Visit fort Terekhol, along
the banks of river Terekhol. The place is converted into a luxury hotel.
Spend a day in historical
town of Sawantwadi with palaces and museum, 20 km from Aronda.
Aronda is known for its excellent cuisine, especially the sea food. One must try the cuisine when visiting the place.
How to reach Aronda ,
Aronda , Sawantwadi, By Air: Dabolim Goa airport is 60 Km. Dabolim Airport Mhapusa Mandrem Beach Arambol Beach take ferry to cross the river at Kiranpani.
By Rail: Sawantwadi station is 18Km.
Aronda , Sawantwadi, By Road: Sawantwadi bus stand is 26 km. From Mumbai, NH 17 to Goa, reach Sawantwadi, turn towards railway station on the Redi road, Pass Malewad Aronda Police Check post & travel straight to reach Aronda, Kiranpani.
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