Diveagar is by far the most popular beach. There is an old Ganapati temple here and Diveagar is famous for that. Apart from the temple there are good amount of decent resorts here, compared to both Harihareshwar and Shrivardhan. The beach is nice and clean and there are a lot of water sports that one can enjoy here.
The best of the experience for me was getting hot and yummy 'Ukadiche Modak' right at the beach! These are divine and every sweet lover should taste them once. Ukadiche Modak are similar to steamed momo's, with a coconut and jaggery filling. These are supposedly Ganapati's favourites and Diveagar sure offers the best of them!
Another fun thing that you should try is almost every house here offers fresh meals. It is a different concept from a hotel, so you don't just walk-in and order. These are actual homes who are cooking meals (thali) You need to inform them prior or could check if they can accommodate you. The food is simple and homely but is usually the best of local fare. So a non-veg thali could have fried fish, fish curry and bhakri while a pure veg thali would have chapatti, aalo ki sabji and ukadiche modak.
After the temple darshan, we just walked around and found a lot of homes offering meals. (They have boards announcing the same.) We walked into one of the house, booked our meal and rested in their backyard. My kids had super fun as the owners had a cow shed with a small orchard and were more than willing to take my kids around.
They tried their hand at feeding the cows, playing with the calf and figuring out various trees in the garden. This was one of the most relaxed vacations that we had!
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