Situated at the Arabian Sea near the Indian state of Gujrat, Daman & Diu is the second smallest territory of the country. It is a place of unparalleled natural beauty and spectacular monuments. With its round the year temperate climate, beautiful idyllic beaches and number of tourist attractions, it is a heaven for travellers.
Daman & Diu boasts of some stunning beaches with white sand, and plenty of sun. It is also a melting pot of cultures and races. This island was a Portuguese colony for more than four centuries. Its colossal forts and glorious cathedrals give the whole place a mystical charm of old era. With budding infrastructure and growth of a number of guest houses and luxury hotels, the island is a magnificent getaway for travellers. Some of the tourists attraction here are Nagoa beach, Zampa Gateway, Devka beach, Church of St. Francis, Gangeshwar temple, Gomptimata temple and Jama Masjid.
The island also boasts of pleasant temperate climate throughout the year. The best time to visit this island is October to May.
The nearest airport to reach the place is Mumbai. From there, tourists can take a flight to Diu. For tourists travelling by rail, Mumbai and Ahmedabad are two major stations. Travellers can also take National Highway No 8 to reach the place by road.