Dapoli - Ade


Ancient Shree Bhargavram (Parshuram) temple and an unexplored beach.

Ade Beach The road to the Ade beach is a pleasant one passing through coconut and betelnut groves. The beach is clean and unexplored. There are thick, extensive woods of Kevda alongside this beach. Don’t miss this picturesque beach in your trip to Ade. Viewing the sunset or just lying down in the Kevda woods is a fascinating experience. An ideal tonic to recharge yourself!

Ade - Shree Bhargavram (Parshuram) templeThe ancient Shree Bhargavram (Parshuram) temple is located amidst a group of five temples between Ade and Kelshi. A short climb of about 10 – 15 minutes via stone steps brings one to this magnificent temple complex. The architecture is from the regime of the Peshwa. One cannot miss a unique and an uncommon facet of these temples – all of them are facing east! Along with the main temple of Shree Bhargavram, this complex also houses the temples of Lord Shiva temple, Goddess Renuka, Lord Hanuman, Lord Ganesh, Lord Vetal and Lord Shani. Ade is one of the two places in Konkan which house a Lord Parshuram temple, the other one being Chiplun.

How to reach Ade

Ade is situated around 30 km from Dapoli. State Transport (ST) buses / private shared jeeps, rickshaws run between Dapoli and Ade. You can hire an auto rickshaw or drive down. Rented jeeps / cars are available.

Directions from Dapoli to Ade:
• Take the Harnai road from Dapoli
• Before reaching Harnai take a right turn towards Khem (New Road). After 15 min drive you will see the bridge over Anjarle creek. Cross this bridge to reach Anjarle. Ade is 6 km further towards Kelshi from Anjarle.
(Road Route: Dapoli – Gimhavane – Asud Pul (bridge) – Saldure – Palande – Khem – Anjarle – Ade)

Places to Stay:

As there are no hotels or beach resorts at Ade, one must find rented house to stay.
You can also stay in beach resorts or hotels at Karde, Murud, Harnai, Ladghar or Dapoli.