Samter is a beautiful coastal village in Gujarat’s Junagadh district with several beaches to explore. It is an offbeat destination that you can go to beat the stress. As it is close to Diu (25 km), you will have all the amenities you need in the city. Located 357 km away from its capital city, Gandhinagar, Samter is also close to Una (10 km), another tourist hub.
Places to Stay
Except for a few homestays, there are no accommodation facilities in Samter. However, Diu, which is 25 km away, has a number of budget hotels that tourists can choose from. Some of them are Sugati Beach Resort (Tariff –Rs.1,000), Apana Hotel (Tariff –Rs.1,000) and Sea View Hotel (Tariff –Rs.1,000).
The languages spoken here are Gujarati and Hindi.
Some of the important festivals celebrated in Samter are Mahashivaratri in February, Holi in March-April, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Samter has numerous places to visit nearby, including Una (10 km), Ghoghla Beach (20 km), Jalandhar Beach (26 km), Diu (25 km) and Nagoa Beach (29 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from here is 33 km away in Diu.
Una Railway Station is the closest railhead from here located at a distance of 10 km.
There are buses from Diu and Junagadh. State-run buses cater to passengers travelling on this route. Bus ticket booking has become very convenient with online bus reservation facility.