Friday, 27 May 2011

Diu beach - Saurashtra

Located at a distance of 125km from Junagarh, the island of Diu is one of the finest beaches in the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat. Its soft sandy beach with swaying palm trees and fantastic forts, churches make it one of the most beautiful beach holiday destination in Gujarat. The island of Diu was a Portuguese colony and a major port for maritime trade during 14th and 16th century.

Diu beach is situated off the Saurashtra coast and is connected to the state of Gujarat via a causeway. Diu is a secluded island and does not have much population. This makes it the place ideal for a serene vacation, away from the worries of daily life. Diu Beach is a perfect blend of sun, sand and sea. The captivating scenic beauty of the place is popular not only in India, but the world over. As the sea is not too deep here, you can enjoy swimming in the crystal clear water.
The joy of solitude and serenity is best felt at the soft soothing sand of the Jampore Beach.Swimming and picnic at the Casurina plantation are perfect plans for holidaying.Nani Daman offers a bouquet of tourist attractions like the Gandhi Park, Daman Fort, the Church and a fishing dock.Close by is Moti Daman that is a treasure trove of monuments and ancient structures. Here you must check out the lovely lighthouse.Daman and Diu Beach India - In Diu the Chakratirth beach is a must visit with its open-air auditorium and changing rooms.
The landscape gardens and the illuminated hills are a big draw at Chakratirth beach of Diu.    District : Diu  Nearest Ciy : Una

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