Velneshwar Travel Guide

Velneshwar is about 170 km from Ratnagiri, in Maharashtra, India. It's a sleepy, quiet village with a nice, clean and beautiful beach lined with coconut trees.

It is possible to swim there as the beach is free from rocks. There is an old Shiva temple near Velneshwar which is frequently visited by pilgrims; a haven for those in search of quiet mysticism in the ethereal presence of the master mystic - Lord Shiva.

This place is the root of the Gokhale, Gadgil, Govande, Savarkar,Velankar family and their deity. It is known that all Gokhale in the world originated from this place.
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