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All about Konkan - A Heaven on Earth

Konkan or the Konkan Coast or sometimes simply Konkan is a rugged section of the western coastline of India. It is a 720 km long coastline. It consists of the coastal districts of western Indian states of Maharashtra and Goa. The ancient Sapta-Konkan is a slightly larger region described in the Sahyadri Khanda which refers to it as "Parashurama Kshetra".

 The precise definition of Konkan varies; but it is roughly the land between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, and between the Tapi river in the north and the Chandragiri river in the south. It includes the following districts of modern India: Thane, Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, North Goa, and South Goa. 

 Konkan symbolizes the historical, cultural, & natural beauty of Maharashtra – a place with many blessings of the nature - seashore, mountains, greenery, coconut trees, mangoes, cashew nuts, kokam, betel nuts, jackfruit, papaya, pumpkin and many fruits and leafy vegetables, and a wide variety of fish and seafood. One can enjoy the best varieties of fish and local fresh grown fruits and vegetables

 In Konkan, you can see the village life up close; and the beauty of peaceful living will beckon all to a country vacation as one experiences the beauty of each village.  The heritage of Konkan lies in its traditional buildings and structures like temples, old houses, bridges, forts, fishing villages, etc. 

Tourism in Konkan is developing very fast; tourists from Maharashtra generally prefer to visit Konkan because of several reasons like close proximity, easy accessibility due to better roads, beautiful beaches, great seaside resorts and Konkan railway. 


Own a second home in Konkan 

 Well, given the beautiful Konkan coastline in Maharashtra, how about owning a second home at affordable prices?  This investment is just the right balance, you can enjoy it when you visit there, and you can rent it as vacation home when you are not there or just keep it for yourself.  These are a few choices you can make.  Any property you buy today in India is most likely to get you more value few years down the road!


If you need further information on these properties, prices, please feel free to contact:
Aishwarya Kokatay
Phone USA: 1-818-626-4865

Enjoy a few pictures and video of the development: