Daman Tourism

Known for its blue bewitching seas, idyllic beaches, sleepy villages, Daman is what one would call a perfect weekend getaway, secluded, yet charming, away from the maddening crowds of a city. Brimming with natural as well as manmade attractions, full of scenic splendour and tranquillity, Daman is a dream destination for those who seek pleasure out of simple things in life. Its mild, yet pleasant climate and easy accessibility add to the delight of the visitors. Whether you are an adventure-lover or solitude-seeker, Daman will surprise you with its variety, and will impress you with its charm.

Daman Tourism

Helplines and Important Contact Numbers

Daman TourismDaman Tourism Board
The Asst. Director of Tourism,
Paryatan Bhavan,
Near Bus Stop, Nani Daman-396210
Phone No: (02638)-55104

Best Time to Visit Daman

Its locational advantage and the mild pleasant climate throughout the year make Daman one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India. From March to May, the climate in Daman is quite hot, with temperatures soaring as high as 37°C in the month of May. Monsoons last from June to September, with moderate to heavy showers. The city of Daman looks splendid and beautiful amidst the rains. From November to February, Daman enjoys a mild and pleasant winter, with cool breeze blowing from the sea. Hence the ideal time to visit Daman would be from November to February, when one can enjoy sight-seeing as well as various water sports and have a memorable trip.

Places of Interest In and Around Daman

Daman being an important tourist destination and a weekend getaway, there are umpteen number of places of interest in and around Daman, that are a must visit.

Tourist spots in Daman

Kadaiya Lake Garden: An artificial lake garden with joy rides, computer games, a toy train, go-karting and boating activities.

Devka Beach:
A beautiful and well maintained beach, with amusement park, with artistic fountains, walkways and play area for children.

Jampore Beach: Famous picnic spot for families, ideal for swimming and horse riding.

Mirasol Resort and Water Park: An artistically created waterpark, with many rides for children, party grounds, toy trains, restaurants, boating facilities etc.

Vaibhav Water Park: A theme park, surrounded by farms, offering various water rides and delicious food.

Damanganga Tourist Complex: A well- maintained garden with beautiful waterfalls, landscapes, cottages, gardens, fountains, conference hall and many more.

Fort of St. Jerome: Known for its large statue of St Jerome and two large human figures on either side of gateway.

Fort of Moti Daman: An architectural marvel, renowned for its Pargola Garden.

Church of Bom Jesus: Known for its architectural beauty and brilliant sculpture.

Chapel of Our Lady of Rosary: Known for its exquisite Portuguese carvings.

Church of Our Lady of Remedies: Known for its Gothic style of construction.

Satya Sagar Udyan: Known for colourful fountains and shrub-skirted promenades, it has a Satya Narayan Mandir close by.

Dominican Monastery: An ancient seat of learning, with beautiful altar and floral motifs.

Somnath Mahadev Temple: An ancient temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, known for its annual fair, ‘Gangaji Fair’.

Jetty Garden: Famous for fun rides, fountains, lawns and large picnic space.

How to Reach Daman ?

Daman being an important tourist hub in India, is well connected to various major Indian cities. Mumbai, about 170 kilometres away, is the nearest major domestic and international airport. Regular flights are available to various cities from Mumbai. Vapi Station, about 12 kilometres away, is the nearest railway station, connecting Daman to major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad etc. Daman is well connected to nearby cities via the NH 8. Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) run buses and other private buses and taxis can be availed to easily reach Daman.

Where to stay in Daman ?

When it comes to accommodation, the people in Daman are spoilt for choices. There are a number of deluxe, 3-star as well as budget hotels in Daman that provide the guests with almost all facilities and ensure that they have a comfortable and pleasant stay. The visitors can choose the appropriate option, based on their needs and budget.

Hotels in Daman

Jazira Hotel
Address: Devka Beach, Nani Daman, Daman
Phone No: 0260 225 4330
Website: hoteljazira.com

Cidade De Daman

Address: Devka Beach Resort (Hotel Sea View Pvt. Ltd.), Devka Beach - Nani Daman - 396210
Phone No: (0260)- 2250590/1 & 2250467/8
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www. cidadededaman.com

Hotel Princess Park
Address: Devka Beach, Nani Daman, Daman & Diu
Phone No: 0260 225 432
Website: www.hotelprincesspark.in

Hotel Miramar
Address: Devka Rd, Devka Beach, Devka, Bhimpore, Daman
Phone No: 085 11 137601
Website: www.hotelmiramar.in

Where to Shop in Daman?

Shopping in Daman

Daman is dotted with numerous avenues for shopping, with your family and friends. Bamboo baskets and mats, electronic gadgets, furniture, leather slippers, decorative items made of sea shells and oyster, cheap liquor, handicrafts and many more items can be bought here at reasonable rates. Maharaja Super Market is one of the most sought after shopping hotspot in Daman. A variety of imported goods can be procured in the Foreign market, while household articles and electronic goods are available in plenty in Nani Daman. Pragati Shopping Centre, ACE Shopping Mall, Vikas Arcade Shopping Centre, Princess Park in Devka Beach are other prominent shopping areas.

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