Velavan Beach– Homely Stay

Velavan Beach – Homely Stay @ Guhagar

  • Velavan is just 1.5 kms from Guhagar ST stand / Vyadeshwar temple
  • A very beautiful beach house; away from the city-noise, you can listen to the music of nature, enjoy the grandeur of Sunset, walk on the soft sand, take a fresh breath and feel the magic...
  • A typical konkani house with sloping roofs; lush green wadi behind the home, adjoining calm, safe and clean seashore...
  • Experience a great mixture of culture and nature
  • Swaying coconut palms, and cool, fragrant breezes from the seashore
  • Experience true hospitality and comfort
  • Affordable and customized packages to suit everyone's need
  • Ideal spot for groups who can stay and enjoy their vacation with only Veg food. (Non-Veg and alcohol consumption is strictly restricted inside Velavan premises)
  • Best location for bird watching. Birds seen on the site are: seagull, hornbill, whitebellied sea eagle, Asian paradise fly catcher, kingfisher etc.
AboutFacilities & Logistics FAQ

  • Velavan is just 1.5 kms from Guhagar ST stand / Vyadeshwar temple
  • A very beautiful beach house; away from the city-noise, you can listen to the music of nature, enjoy the grandeur of Sunset, walk on the soft sand, take a fresh breath and feel the magic…
  • A typical konkani house with sloping roofs; lush green wadi behind the home, adjoining calm, safe and clean seashore…
  • Experience a great mixture of culture and nature
  • Swaying coconut palms, and cool, fragrant breezes from the seashore
  • Experience true hospitality and comfort
  • Affordable and customized packages to suit everyone’s need
  • Ideal spot for groups who can stay and enjoy their vacation with only Veg food. (Non-Veg and alcohol consumption is strictly restricted inside Velavan premises)
  • Best location for bird watching. Birds seen on the site are: seagull, hornbill, whitebellied sea eagle, Asian paradise fly catcher, kingfisher etc.

  • A traditional konkan style house with sloping roofs yet complimented with every modern convenience. Each and every person in the family, from grandmother to grandson will definitely enjoy the stay at our beach house.
  • Food: Home-made, authentic, delicious pure vegetarian food with Konkani Speciality is available in the neighbourhood.
  • Generator back-up
  • Indoor games: Carom, Cards, Chess etc.
  • Outdoor games: Volley ball, Cricket, Badminton etc.
  • Doctor on call



How far is Velavan Beach House from Guhagar?
Velavan is in Guhagar itself in Varacha Paat area, just 1.5 km from Vyadeshwar temple / MSRTC bus stand.

What are the food arrangements at Velavan Beach House?
Velavan Beach House though not having a fully-equipped kitchen, has a refrigerator and some utensils. But presently cooking facility is not available. Tea / breakfast can be arranged at Velavan Beach House and homemade vegetarian food can be arranged from the house next to Velavan Beach House as per order.

Can we get non-vegetarian food at Velavan Beach House?
Velavan Beach House strictly prohibits the consumption of non-vegetarian food and alcoholic drinks to maintain purity of our property and surrounding area. Guests are requested to follow the same with due diligence and enjoy their stay at Velavan.

How many people can be occupied at Velavan Beach House?
Around 12 to 15 people can be comfortably accommodated. As Velavan beach house is like a home and not like a hotel, more people (around 20 to 22) can be accommodated. We have two double bedrooms adjacent to Velavan Beach House. Including those rooms, a group of 30 to 32 people can be accommodated.

Can we get discount for group bookings?
Giving discount is totally a management decision and also it depends on the dates of travel. (e.g. weekdays, off-season period etc.)

Whether rental car can be arranged at Velavan?
As per request, rental car can be arranged for sight-seeing or for pick-up / drop from railway station or bus stand.

What is meant by Velavan and coastal homestay?
Homestay is a style of tourism, where the tourist get to experience the actual lifestyle of the local families.
Velavan Beach House is also a typical homestay where you can enjoy the typical konkan style house, with a traditional touch. Here, you can experience the local lifestyle rather than a hotel style. The purity and essence of a typical konkani house and its surroundings has been maintained for you to experience.

Can we get facilities like television, mobile or telephone networks and internet at Velavan Beach House?
Mobile networks like BSNL, Tata Indicom, Idea are available here. Internet facility is not available. One can access internet using own data card.

Can we arrange small family functions at Velavan Beach House?
Yes, small family functions can be arranged at Velavan Beach House with prior intimation.

Is medical help available at Velavan Beach House?
Yes, ‘Doctor on call’ facility is available. Required phone number will be available at Velavan Beach House and also with the caretaker.

What and how are the housekeeping arrangements at Velavan Beach House?
The house is very simple but clean in nature with basic amenities for staying. Television and AC facility is not available. Inverter supply/Fans are available. The windows have mosquito nets and mosquito repellents are also available. There are around 8-10 beds and sufficient bedding is available for extra guests. There are two common bathrooms/toilets (available with commode) inside the house (not attached to the rooms). One bathroom/toilet (Indian style) is available in the backyard for additional guests/drivers etc. Beach is at walking distance from the house. Lights are provided on the path to beach for night walk. Shower facility has been made available near the beach.

Are pets allowed at Velavan Beach House? If they are allowed what is the arrangement of their food? Do you charge extra for it?
Yes, but you have to notify the management during the booking process.

Is it feasible to visit Velavan Beach House during rainy season?
Velavan is suitable in all seasons especially in Summer and Winter. It rains heavily in Konkan and some people do come in this season just to stay relaxed and watch the rain.

What is the best time of the year to visit Velavan Beach House?
The best season to visit Velavan Beach House is from November to June.

What are the check-in and check-out timings?
Check-in and check-out timing is 12 PM. You may have to check out around 11 AM if there are back to back bookings.

Is it possible to arrange cars for guests?
Car can be arranged for sightseeting or for pickup and dropoff from/to Chiplun railway station or MSRTC bus stand based on advance request.