At the mouth of a creek on the banks of river Savitri lies Harihareshwar, at one end of the triple Raigad beaches - Diveagar, Shrivardhan and Harihareshwar. Surrounded by four holy hills Harihar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri, Harihareshwar has two beaches on either sides of Harihareshwar temple, the main attraction of Harihareshwar apart from the beautiful beach.
Nestled at the southern most end of Raigad district on the Konkan coast on the banks of Savitri river, Harihareshwar is a secluded region with two beaches on either sides of the Harihareshwar temple. The beach at Harihareshwar typical of the beaches in this region has a thin layer of white sand covering the underlying fine black sand. Water sports also is now available at the Harihareshwar beach.
To Do in Harihareshwar
There are many things that one can do in Harihareshwar
Although the tourist season in Harihareshwar extends from Oct - May the best time to visit Harihareshwar is Nov-Feb during winters. Kal Bhairav Jayanti is a good time to visit temple.
Bhagmandala to Bankot
Suvarnadurga Marine services which connects Bhagmandala near Harihareshwar to Bankot opens up the option of visiting Dapoli and its beaches even during a short holiday to Harihareshwar. The ferries even take four wheelers across the creek.
Harihareshwar temple complex is a prime attraction of Harihareshwar and a trip to Harihareshwar is not complete without a visit to the temple complex. The presiding deities in Harihareshwar temple are the Trimurti - Brahma, Visnu and Mahesh, along with Devi Parvati. It is customary to visit the Kal Bhairav temple before visiting any other shrine here. The Harihareshwar temple opens upto a long stretch of beach on its northern side.