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Hotel Searock Inn

Devka Beach,
Daman - 396 210
INDIA.

Tel: +91 260 2254073 & 75
Cell: +91 93745 62001

About Daman

Daman (Damão in Portuguese), is a city and a municipal council in Daman district in the union territory of Daman & Diu, India - on the southern border of Gujarat, and stands surrounded by the pellucid waters of the Arabian Sea on all its sides. An erstwhile Portuguese colony during the British Raj, Daman was later incorporated into the Indian Republic, along with Diu. These twin islands were major districts of Goa till 1987, and later made a separate union territory, when Goa attained statehood. The little city of Daman cozily rests within the Daman district and is divided by the Daman Ganga into Nani Daman (Little Daman) and Moti Daman (Big Daman).

Nani Daman is a hub of epicurean magic with the innumerable restaurants and bars that are located on this part of the city. With its huge array of exotic liquors and culinary delights, it is the perfect place for the gourmand. The piquant aromas that fill the air and the tempting delicacies that tickle the taste buds make it a favorite hangout among the locals as well as the tourists. Moti Daman, on the other hand, is a repository of imposing architectural grandeur. Colonial edifices in the form of Gothic cathedrals, museums and fortresses abound the place and makes one reminisce a bygone era with awe and admiration.

Apart from its rich historical heritage, Daman also boasts of a colorful and multi-faceted culture. It is a unique potpourri of the tribals and urbans, Indians and the Europeans. All these cultures blend and merge together in the melting pot of Daman, and give rise to its ornate cultural heritage. Moreover dance and music occupy a place of prominence in the daily lives of the Damanites. This gives the place an exuberance and luster. So what are you waiting for? This wonderland beckons you all. Just embrace the glory of this island and enjoy a medley of some of the most fascinating things in life.

Location

Daman is situated on the west coast of India on the Arabian Sea are exotic locations that are blessed with sun, sand & sea. Due to their Locational advantages, they offer excellent potential for tourist traffic.

Daman is situated at 20-22'-00" to 20-27'-25" latitude north of equator and between meridian 72-49'-42" to 72-54'-43" longitude. An important locational advantage of Daman is its close proximity to Bombay and it is just 13 kms away from the nearest rail road, Vapi. Geographical area of Daman is 72 square kms. Locational advantages made Daman, excellent and exotic tourism destinations with tourist traffic rising year by year.

Climate

Daman is having a pleasant climate all over the year. In summer, Daman is blessed with cool breeze coming from over the Arabian sea. Maximum Temperature is 39 degree centigrade and minimum is 11 degree centigrade. The average annual rainfall is 1687 mm. Beginning September & culminating May is the perfect period for exploring and fascination of this wonderland, but planning a holiday in monsoon is no less appealing and will evoke a great deal of exhilaration and mirth.

Culture

Daman can boast of a rich and multi - faced cultural heritage. Dance and Music are very much part of the daily life of Damanite. Here is a true fusion of cultures - tribal, urban, European and Indian.This ornate amalgam is reflected in the traditional dances of Daman. Various Portuguese dances are well preserved and still widely presented.Tribal dances with caustic social comments are much in vogue.

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