depicts the three glorious words- beaches, liquor and the history. The sandy
yet silent beaches refreshes the mind of the weary travelers and gift them
the opportunity to glance the nature's wonder. On visiting the Devka beach
at sunset, visitors will see the wet, black rocks glowing red in the dying
light of the Sun. The waves, in Moti and Nani Daman, creeps back to the
shore and hop about to fill the visitors pocket with sea-shells, thereby
offering something to take back home.
to do and see Daman Beaches
Daman beaches is an absolute place for family vacation. The crowds here
lies not in swimming but in making sand castles and splashing sea waves with
the drenched feet. Sea breeze and conch shells overflows with in every
strokes and snacks are plentiful.
Holding the rocks and offering a perch during the sunset hours is all about
the Devka beach. The scenic spot is not looked for swimming and visitors
after having a beach walk here, proceeds towards the Mirasol Water Park,
situated at Kadaiya Village, 2 kms from Devka. The place has wave pool,
party grounds, children's pool, giant water rides, boating, toy trains,
restaurants, lakeside and overall known as the popular amusement park.
Another theme park- Vaibhav Water World, lies on the road to Vapi and
spreads over 20 acres in area. The place, too, offers joyful rides and
Having visited Devka, the next interest lies in exploring the nearby Nani
Daman. It is situated to the north of the Damanganga and is busy with sweet
and chaat shops and the hotel bars. It has a Damao Pequeno Jetty, which is
popular for a fast food center and the St. Jerome Fort, built b the
Portuguese in 1627. Visitors can view this monuments with enjoying a
boat-ride beneath it. The low southern part shimmers with a statue of St.
Jerome, set in a niche above the arch.
The beach in Moti Daman sparkles with ancient forts, beautiful churches and
splendid surrounding. The Church of Bom Jesus is the larger and is highly
appreciated for its ornately carved architecture. The Fort here houses the
Governor's Palace, which has a spectacular flights of stairs and ornate
The serene Jampore Beach has a pastoral air which dries up the sea-fishes
and and diffuses the pungent smell in the surrounding. The sea is a long way
and by afternoon, many boys are seen playing cricket on the squelching black
Daman Beach Shopping
The favorite Daman beaches do not carry the beeline shopping stalls.
Shoppers can check out the exclusive imported goods at the Maharaja Shopping
Arcade, opposite to the police station. The center comprises of electronic
toys, cosmetics and toiletries, which are very rare in the main market of
the town. Fashionistas can haunt some cheap imported imitation jewelery and
watches at the 200-years old Municipal Market on Char Rasta. At night, the
beach road in Devka lits up with the inexpensive garments, footwear and
Eating at Mumbai Beaches
The hotels and restaurants near Daman beaches offers a variety of delicious
cuisines to the tourist from across the globe. The Moti and Jampore beach
has a number of beach shacks, which fuses the aroma of seafood, chicken
xacuti, dharafish fry, butter-garlic tiger prawns and fish squid. Vegetarian
dishes are also provided by the Gurukripa, Hotel Sovereign, Oliaji's Duke
Hotel and Hotel Miramar. A bar under Hotel China Town, situated across the
road provides the chilly cocktail and mocktail.
from Mumbai Beaches
Located 7 kms, across the northern boundary of Daman, Udvada, today, is one
of the spiritual town of Daman. This religious center is known for one of
the world's oldest religious, Zoroastrianism. Another key attraction of the
place is the Iranshah Atash Behram, the largest fire temple, which was
originally created by Sajan in 721 CE.
Place of accommodation in Mumbai Beaches
Daman is a small town with about 60 hotels,, of which most of them are in
the very close to Devka, Nani, Moti and Jampore. The hotels are provides the
elite services at affordable tariff. Holidaymakers can book Hotel China
Town, located on Jampore Beach. They can also depend upon hotel-rooms on
Devka beach like Hotel Miramar, Mirasol Resort, Cidade De Daman, Sandy
Resort, Hotel Princess Park, Dariya Darshan Hotel and more.
When to visit the beaches in Daman
The best time to explore the mesmerizing beaches in Daman is from November
How to reach Daman
The domestic Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport is situated 192 kms in Mumbai. On
reaching the aerodrome, visitors can hire taxis and reach Daman beach.
Vapi, situated 10 kms away is the important railway station near Daman. The
Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi stops at the station. Visitors can hire taxis or
auto rickshaws, available in the premises and reach Devka or Nani Beach very
Vapi lies on the four-lane Delhi-Mumbai, NH8. Raj National Express, Volvo
buses ply on NH8 between Surat and Mumbai, and halt at Vapi, which is in
close proximity to Daman beach.