The Beaches in Ratnagiri are some of the best on the western coast in India. The untouched nature of these beaches makes them really special to travellers. The most popular beach in the region is hands down the Ganpatipule Beach. This rocky beach has crystal clear waters and stretches of golden sand. The tranquillity of the beach makes it even more special. Mandvi Beach is a black sand beach and often referred to as the Gateway of Ratnagiri this beach is a popular tourist destination. There are several other beaches in the area worth mentioning like Guhagar Beach, Kunkeshwar Beach, Ganeshghule Beach, Bhatye Beach and Pandre Beach.