Chorwad Beach

CategoryBeach

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi, English

AddressChorwad Beach, Near Somnath, Junagadh, Gujarat.

pincode362250

DistrictJunagadh

About Chorwad Beach

Transportation

Train JourneyChorwad beach is accessible from Veraval [about 20km] which is nearest railway station. Regular trains are there on the Ahmedabad Veraval train journey route.

Road TravelBuses, Taxi and tourist vehicles are available from Keshod air terminus, Veraval and Junagad for getting here at Chorwad beach.

Air TravelKeshod is the nearest air terminus for air travel to Chorwad beach holiday in Gujarat.

Many tour operators of Ahmedabad, Surat and other prominent cities are conducting tours for beach holiday at Chorwad beach. Foreign tourist can choose Ahmedabad city as the base for their Gujarat tour.

History

Located 37 kms from Somnath, this beach was once home to the royal palace of the Nawab of Junagadh. Today it remains in a ruined state. The beach is unsafe for swimming, but it is relatively clean, ideal for relaxing and enjoying the ocean breeze. It does not offer any accomodation facilities but serves as an ideal excursion from Somnath.

Chorwad beach Gujarat is among the amazingly beautiful beaches of west coast of India. Chorwad beach, about 60 odd km from Junagarh, is a perfect place for a spell bounding beach vacation. The scenic beauty of the Chorwad beach gets unforgettable charms with visit to Porbandar – birth place of Mahatma Gandhi and famous historic Somnath Mandir.

Built in the 1930s, the spacious Chorwad Palace with its impressive façade, elegant interiors, projecting porticos and balconies and large arched windows reflects an interesting blend of Italian, Muslim and colonial influences. The ambience and ethos of a royal bygone era have been recreated in the Palace. Luxurious rooms with exquisite décor, marble bathtubs, exclusive lounges, swimming pools, game and card rooms, video, and exotic seafood await guests at the Chorwad Palace. Overall, Chorwad has rooms to suit every budget and taste-a choice of palace, cottage, deluxe, and economy rooms.

Famous for

Its cool beach with crystal clear water, ideal for nature lovers wants to enjoy the sound of waves, sea breeze and sunrise or sunset. Take a auto or Chakra to reach Holiday Inn /Beach, carry some water and food. Can take bath at the beach but avoid skimpy dress.

Chorwad Beach seafront on Arabian Sea has white, sandy beach. It offers many attractions and scenic views. Visitors can enjoy here rocky hills, fishing, scooting, skiing, parasailing, boat rides, and many more activities. Because of the rocks, it is not safe for swimming. There is a beautiful Palace on this beach. Now converted into a Holiday resort, it was once a retreat of Nawab of Junagarh. There is also a home of Mahatma Gnadhi- Kirti Mandir- which can also be visited. Daria Mahal is another place worth visiting.

At Chorwad beach refreshing breezes coming across from the Arabian sea are have enough cooling powers to meet with high temperatures of summer. Beach activities like fishing and horse riding are making Chorwad beach a charming summer beach holiday destination in Gujarat.

Chorwad Palace Daria Mahal – Kirti Mandir [residence of Mahatma Gandhi] – Museum are the some of the other tourist spots in close vicinity of Chorwad beach.

Best time to Visit

For the Indians entire year is the best time to visit Chorwad beach but for the foreign visitors November to February months of pleasant cool weather is the most suitable time.

Best time to Go

Winter is the best time to go

Distance of nearest cities

  • Junagadh
    to
    Ahmedabad
    327km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Ambaji
    506km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Amreli
    92km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Bharuch
    467km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Bhavnagar
    205km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Bhuj
    320km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Dahod
    501km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Dwarka
    180km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Gandhinagar
    355km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Himmatnagar
    406km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Jamnagar
    131km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Mehsana
    401km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Morbi
    164km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Palanpur
    473km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Porbandar
    105km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Saputara
    705km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Somnath
    79km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Surat
    583km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Valsad
    630km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Junagadh and thier inquiry no. is, 02825630303

Nearest Railway Station is Junagadh and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Rajkot and thier inquiry no. is, 02812451849

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