Jakadevi is a small village in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. It is a half hour drive from Ratnagiri and 269 km away from state capital, Mumbai. Ratnagiri, Karad, Devgarh and Chiplun are the nearby cities of Jakadevi. Jakadevi is close to the Arabian Sea. The ideal time to visit Jakadevi is between November and January.
Places to Stay
Local homestays are available at Jakadevi. Nearby Ratnagiri has many deluxe hotels.
The official language of Jakadevi is Marathi. An alternative language spoken here is Daldi.
Some of the annual festivals celebrated in Jakadevi are Holi (March), Ganesh Chaturthi (August or September) and Deepavali (October).
Places of Interest
Jakadevi Temple (1.8 km away) and a few places in Ratnagiri such as Gateway of Ratnagiri, Ratnagiri Marine Museum, Ratnadurg Fort and Mandavi Beach are all worth a visit.
How to Get There
Kolhapur Airport is the closest airport which is at a distance of 130 km from the village.
Ratnagiri Railway Station is 8 km away and Bhoke Railway Station is 13 km away from Jakadevi.
Bus operators such as Ghatge Patil Transport and KSB Tours and Travels offer good experience for passengers. Online bus booking in India makes it possible to book bus tickets without any hassle.