The Dapoli town is situated at a height of 700-800 feet from sea level. Many tourists come here to relax and get away from the stressful life in the city. Because of the cold pleasant air, Dapoli is known as the ‘Mahabaleshwar’ of Konkan. On the seashores in Dapoli, thousands of seagulls visit every winter and you may spot dolphins too. Many orchards have been developed here for the Agro tourism. Dapoli taluka is also famous for the fish market and fish auction on the Harne port, the historical forts, ancient ports, and architecture. The famous personalities such as Maharshi Karve, Wrangler Paranjape were born here.