Step into a World of Colorful Butterflies at Shalabh Butterfly Garden & Resort: A Must-Visit Destination for Nature Enthusiasts!

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Step into a World of Colorful Butterflies at Shalabh Butterfly Garden & Resort: A Must-Visit Destination for Nature Enthusiasts!


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Looking for a tranquil stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city?

Shalabh Butterfly Garden and Resort is an ideal choice for a serene vacation in the lap of nature. Located in the Village Nadhawade, Taluka Vaibhavwadi, District Sindhudurg.

Surrounded by green Sahyadris and Nadhawade Reservoir Dam, Shalabh Butterfly Garden and Resort is spread over 4 acres of land and is home to native birds, animals, bees and butterflies.

This place has recently recorded 72 different species of butterflies. The garden offers a beautiful and immersive experience for nature lovers to explore and enjoy the beauty of these fluttering creatures.

Shalabh thrives to protect the pollinators of the Western Ghats and aspires to educate people about nature and ecosystem with modern adaptations. Shalabh also encourages bird watching and wildlife photography, endangered species like the Hornbill and other rare birds can also be seen here.

Each season has its own charm when it comes to Shalabh, to experience a pleasant stay and cool weather visit Shalabh in winters (October-February), Summers (March-May) at Shalabh are filled with the aroma of ripen mangoes, visitors can enjoy varieties of Mangoes such as Alphonso, Kesar, Ratna, Goa Mankur, Payari, Totapuri and other seasonal fruits like cashew nuts, jackfruits, coconut, jam(Java apple), chikoo (sapodilla), guava, watermelon, papaya, kokum (garcinia indica) etc. Monsoon (June – September) turns this place magical with hues of green all over. To witness maximum butterflies, visit during the months of (September-November)which marks the migration period. 

Shalabh Butterfly Garden and Resort gives you an opportunity to experience a rustic lifestyle while staying in their homestays, adding to the experience is the freshly cooked Konkani cuisine from their kitchen. You will be surprised to know that the food grains used for cooking are purely organic and locally cultivated in their farm and nearby fields.

Shalabh Butterfly Garden also organizes educational trips, they are well equipped with latest technology and have high speed wifi connection available.

What can you see around?

  • The Famous Napane Waterfall at a distance of 6 kms.
  • A local sightseeing tour of at Vijaydurg, Devgadh, Kankavli, Tondavali Beach, and Nivti Beach.
  • Seek blessings of Lord Shiva at Kunkeshwar, Rameshwar at Kandalgaon and Devi Anganewadi in Malvan
  • Visit Sawarde Waterfall
  • Ganpatipule in Ratnagiri is 110 km away from Shalabh

In the near future, Shalabh is trying encourage  and showcase social and cultural activities and events celebrated in the Konkan region.

How to reach Shalabh Butterfly Garden & Resort?

  • Nearest Railway station is Vaibhavwadi Railway Station at a distance of 8 Km.
  • The Luxury buses travelling via Pune-Kolhapur route or travelling to Konkan, Goa can come directly to our Gate as Shalabh is located on Vaibhavwadi-Talere Highway.
  • Buses travelling via the Mumbai-Goa route can halr at Talere bus stand which is 2 km away from Shalabh.

A visit to the Butterfly Garden and Resort is a perfect opportunity to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

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