A mini-GoaLocated near the port of Veraval, Diu is a small island which was earlier a Portuguese colony, and is now guarded by beaches all around. It''s a small island that was under the rule of the Portuguese for almost 400 years and now it is a major tourist destination. The very charisma of this place beckons substantial number of tourists from not only India but also abroad.
Diu takes up most popularity given the ample number of beaches, along with Gujarat's southern coast such as the Nagoa beach, but has a lot more to offer too. Alcohol is legal in Diu
The Diu Fort, a primary imprint of the Portuguese on the area's heritage and architecture makes up a popular tourist attraction. Another interesting place is the Vanakbara, a small fishing village whose charm has tints of colourful fishing boats and humming of day to day activity. This perfect add-on to a visit to Gujarat will complete your experience with interesting museums such as the Sea Shell Museum, temples and churches.