If you can bear to leave the shades of the “Suru” trees and the turquoise blue sea behind there is lots to see in and around Guhagar. Sail down the Vashishti river in a fishing boat to see the palm fringed river side displaying the panorama of simple village life which is an experience in itself and on the way back visit the lighthouse and the Tolekeshwar temple just outside the lighthouse compound.
Asgoli or south Guhagar has one of the most pristine beaches in the region. A fishing hamlet Asgoli is 4kms from Guhagar and the main landmark in Asgoli is the Valukeshwar temple.
Modkaghar Boating Club
Modkaghar is about 10 mins from Guhagar bus depot with a small lake and a boating club where you can hire a pedal boat or a row boat to soak in the peaceful green surroundings of the lake.
Temples in Guhagar
There are numerous temples in Guhagar with Vyadeshwar temple right in the middle of the Guhagar town being the most prominent. Shri Durga Devi temple, Kuladevata of many Chitpavan families, is located a kilometer from Guhagar town center. The Dashabhuja Ganpati temple in Hedvi, 20 kms from Guhagar is one of the most revered Ganesh temples in Maharashtra. Built atop a small hillock Dashabhuja Ganpati temple is believed to be from the Peshwa regime with an idol of the diety depicted with 10 hands.
This ancient fort is located near Anjanvel - 11 KM North of Guhagar beach, along the coast line near the Anjanvel Lighthouse. It is believed to be built at the start of 16th Century by the Siddis. It was captured by Shivaji Maharah in 1660.
Guhagar beach is definitely the prime attraction of Guhagar. A temple town, Guhagar has scores of temples committed to various forms of Lord Shiva and Durga. The Vyadeshwar temple the main landmark in Guhagar town is the most prominent temple in Guhagar. Gopalgad the 16th century fort, is 11kms from Guhagar town