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Happy Holidays – Diu

Diu is a beautiful island located nearby the coast of kathiyawad region at veraval port. Diu is more popular as a tourist place because of the natural beaches, Bold History, many other attractions and sightseeing.

Daman and Diu are the two separate isolated land blocks situated at a distance of about 800 kms away from each other on the western coastal border of Gujarat State, abutting the Arabian Sea. Both these pockets formerly each comprising a District of erstwhile Union Territory of Goa has been formed into a separate Union Territory viz. Daman and Diu after delinking from Goa. Earlier they were Portuguese Colonies until 19th December, 1961 when they got liberated alongwith Goa. As in the case of Daman, Diu which is an island covering only 40 in area, also becomes a ‘Region’, purely on administrative and political reasons. As per documented records the history of Diu begins with the Mauryas in 322 BC. This part was conquered by the Portuguese in 1546. In between the above periods, both Daman and Diu had chaptered history, having been under the possession of and ruled by many Kings and Dynasties

Festival Village is Asia\’s longest beach festival situated at a distance of 1 km from Diu Airport and 3 km from Nagoa Beach. This beach festival in Diu provides free breakfast service to its guests. Festa De Diu – Festival Village in Diu accommodates 60 air-conditioned tents. The island is also popular because of availability of alcoholt, givent the adjacent dry state of Gujrat. This open aired restaurant at Hoka Island Villa with its pleasant, tree-shading ambience is excellent with breakfasts. Their prawn coconut curry and fish & chips are worth mentioning. Going with its name, the Night Heron Restaurant is more suited for evening meals or just relaxing with some beer. It serves South Indian cuisine for breakfast while lunch and dinner menus feature North Indian and Chinese cuisine.

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