Wada is a small town in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. It is located in the southern part of the state and shares its border with the state of Goa. Its proximity to the Arabian Sea leads to it having a humid climate throughout the year. The beach town of Malvan, which is renowned for its Malvani cuisine, is located close to Wada (42 km).
Places to Stay
Wada does not have any big hotels and neither does Devgarh (5 km). However, there are home stays that are available here, with Parulekar’s Heritage being the most popular. The tariff of the place can be received on contact.
Marathi is the official language of the place. The other languages spoken here are English and the regional dialect of Konkani.
The Ganesh Utsav is the most important festival celebrated here. Dussehra, Diwali and Makar Sankranti are the other important occasions that are celebrated here.
Places of Interest
The Tarkali beach (50 km), Sindhudurg Fort, Malvan Beach (45 km), Rock Garden, Malvan Marine Sanctuary and the Rameshwar Temple are some of the major places of interest around Wada.
How to Get There
The Kolhapur airport (117 km) is the one closest airport to Wada.
The most important station closest to Wada is the Kankavli railway station (45 km).
Devgarh is the closest bus station to Wada. Operators like Rishabh Travels, Maruti Nandan Travels, Multani Sona Travels and Vishwakarma Tour and Travels provide their services here. These buses also ply to Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad. Online booking of bus tickets have made ticket booking very convenient.