One of India’s Union Territories, Daman has long been one of the most sought after holiday destinations in the region. Daman and Diu tourism contains a wealth of experiences, each one as distinct as the next. Of all the places to visit in Daman, we’ve collated a handful below, to which you can certainly add as you see fit.
If you’re in doubt about how to reach Daman and Diu, get your apps and maps pre-marked so you can avoid unnecessary last-minute hassle. The best time to visit Daman and Diu is during the months of October to April. The climate is perfect at that time of year.
Let’s explore some of the most memorable things to do in Daman and Diu.
1. Jampore Beach
Just 5 km. from Moti Daman Jetty, the muddy-water beauty of this beach is exceptional. Jampore is certainly one of the best places to visit in Daman, as beaches go. Packing natural ambiance in droves, there’s a reason this beach is one of the people’s top favourites. Water sporting activities are also available here. Great food can be found in one of several street vendor shops that abound hereabouts.
2. Nani Daman Fort
Aka St Jerome Fort, this hotspot has a powerful historical and cultural presence on Daman. Its sizeable gateway faces the river. In fact, the place itself is huge! Inside, you’ll spot a large statue of St Jerome himself. A multi-cultural influence runs strong here. The fort contains a Jain temple as well as a church (Our Lady of the Sea). The nearby fish market makes for a great side-visit. As pretty as it is popular, the fort has so much worth seeing and appreciating. Hands down, Nani Daman Fort is one of the most unique places to visit in Daman.
3. Mirasol Water Park
Club Mahindra resorts in Daman and Diu highly recommend a visit to this next attraction on our list. Packed with modern amenities and tasteful design features overall, you’re bound to enjoy time spent at this memorable water park. If you’re travelling with family, a visit here is that much more significant – you can make so many memories together. As restaurants in Daman and Diu go, you’ll find a multi-cuisine delight inside the park itself. You can and will get quite famished once you’re done frolicking in the water.
4. Devka Amusement Park
When it comes to thrilling places to visit in Daman, this park is certainly one of our top recommends. It overlooks a beach, adding to the diversity value of your visit. Inside the park, you’ll find: a cricket pitch, water balloon raft, swings, and bungee-jumping attractions, to name a few. You simply must visit the pristine gardens at the heart of the park.
5. The Lighthouse
Round off your Daman trip with a visit to its famous lighthouse. You can certainly make your way to the top and enjoy some scenic sunsets and panoramic views of the wide open sea. Nestled inside a fort, the lighthouse has long served as a Daman landmark.