Hatkhamba is a small village in Maharashtra. It is located in the Ratnagiri district. Mumbai, the state capital, is 269 km away. Hatkhamba’s economy is primarily agrarian, with fishing being the secondary source of income for its residents.
Places to Stay
There are a number of good hotel options in nearby Ratnagiri (12 km). Some of them are Hotel Sea Fans (Tariff – Rs.1000), Vivek Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1000), Vihar Deluxe Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1000), and Hotel Vanashri (Tariff – Rs.500).
Marathi is the official language of Hatkhamba.
Urus of Pir Babarshekh celebrated on Mugh Purnima which falls in the month of February is a major festival here.
Places of Interest
Shiv Temple at Marleshwar, the Thiba Palace, and some beautiful beaches like Mandavi Beach, Bhatye Beach, and Mirkarwada Beach are all popular tourist spots here. Nivali Waterfalls as well as caves in Khed and Chiplun are worth visiting.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport is the Kolhapur Airport, situated 116 km away.
Ratnagiri Railway Station (8 km) is the nearest station to Hatkhamba. Being an important station on the western coast of the country, it runs regular services to major cities Mumbai, Pune, Mangalore, and Trivandrum amongst others.
Private operators like Navnath Travels, SAI Ratna Travels, Ambabhavani Tours and Travels, and Mihir Travels are all reliable and provide regular services from Ratnagiri bus stand and Hatkhamba bus stand. Making use of bus ticket offers are the best way to save money while travelling.