Sindhudurg district is located in between the Sahyadri mountain ranges and the Arabian Sea. This district is rich in natural beauty; the beaches and the Forts here are an added attraction. Vijaydurg-Sindhudurg forts are located in this district. Vijaydurg-Sindhudurg beaches offer a tranquil and striking coastal view of the Konkan coastline.

Vijaydurg Located in Devgad taluka, Vijaydurg is famous all over the world for its delicious Alphonso mangoes, and this becomes quite evident on the approach to Devgad.

Location info:

Address:48kms south of Ratnagiri
District: Sindhudurg district
Nearest City: Devgad/Ratnagiri.
Best time to visit: Any Time



Interesting things to do:

Can Take Lots of photos of the beautiful places around.

Interesting things to Visit:

  • Visit the twin forts of Vijaydurg and Sindhudurg on a low rocky 48acre island of Malvan coast. With a serene coastal beauty, the remnants of history prevail here on every brick of the Vijaydurg-Sindhudurg forts.
  • Bhavani Temple
  • Mahadeo Temple
  • Jarimai Temple
  • Mahapurush Temple
  • Shivaji Temple
  • Kunkeshwar Temple is not only a beautiful temple but the setting of this temple is absolutely marvellous.
  • Devgarh fort is a small fort, not really worth a visit, but it has a small beach tucked away inside it

Mobile range info:

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:The nearest rail-head is Kankavli on Konakan Rly Route (80 kms.) / Kolhapur Station.
Nearest Airport:Mumbai International Airport
Road Transport:Vijaydurg is 52 kms from Kasarde off Mumbai –Goa NH 17.

Nearest Visiting places:

The palatial house of Dhulap in ‘Vijaydurg’ village has some beautiful wall paintings of natural colours. These paintings are of Maratha style.

The Rameshwar Temple at Girye is 3 Km from the fort. This stone archway and pathway leading to the temple is a sight and behold. This temple also has beautiful wall paintings and wooden engravings on the columns.

Wind mills, Devgad Fort (30 kms) and Kunkeswar Temple ( 40 kms.)

Nearest Petrol Pump:


  • Hotel Krishna Sea View at Ratnagir
  • Mamacha Gaon at Ratnagir

Things to carry:

Mineral water bottles, food, first aid kit,camera and so on

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:Varavade Rural Hospital at Sindhudurg/Sushrut Surgical and Maternity Hospital at Ratnagir.
Society/Community Phone Number