Phondaghat is a village in Kankavali taluka in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. It is located 40 kms towards north from district head quarters Oros, 17 kms from Kankavali and 470 kms from state capital Mumbai. Nearby cities and towns to Phondaghat are Devgarh (50 kms), Sawantwadi (72 kms), Kolhapur (94 kms) and Nipani (89 kms).
Places to stay
Good budget hotels are available in Sindhudurg (44 kms).Some of the budget hotels in Sindhudurg are Gulmohar Hotel (Tariff Rs.300 onwards), Nivati Beach Resort (Tariff Rs.500 onwards), Sri Sai Palace (Tariff Rs.600 onwards) and Sulbha Hotel (Tariff Rs.600 onwards).
Marathi is the official language of Phondaghat.
Apart from the main festivals of Eid, Holi, Deepawali, Christmas and other festivals, which are celebrated, all over India, there are a few festivals that are unique to this region. Since 1945, Harinam Saptah is celeberatd every year in Phondaghat. Another famous festival celebrated here is the Ganesh Chaturthi (August – September).
Places to see
Nearby tourist destinations to Phondaghat are Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary (18 kms), Sindhudurg (44 kms), Kunkeshwar (48 kms), Malvan (66 kms) and Amboli (100 kms).
How to Get There
Kolhapur airport (73 kms) is the nearest airport to Phondaghat.
Nanogaon Road railway station (8 kms) is the nearest railway station to Phondaghat. Ratnagiri railway station (94 kms) is the nearest major railway station to Phondaghat.
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