Top Things to Do at Festa Di Diu- The Longest Beach Festival of Asia
Winter season is set and so is Diu. A little union territory near Gujarat, known for its scintillating beaches and tempting sea food, is now hosting Festa Di Diu. The longest beach festival in Asia, it spans across three months starting from December 1, 2015 till February 2016 (Yes, it is already happening). The festival guarantees doses of extreme fun while organising various concerts, carnivals and jam sessions. To top it all, around 300 artists from all corners of the world visit here and showcase their talent that leaves the crowd completely enthralled.
Sign Up for Concerts, Performances and Much More
The Festa Di Diu is much more than just an event, it is an extravaganza. An excitement-filled escapade, it features world-class performances from well-known artists, famous music bands, talented stand-up comedians and theatre artists. Rock bands like Indian Ocean and Asia Elektric will perform in the festival that will also host top-level performances by Shreya Ghoshal, Bad Salsa, Kailash Kher, and Vir Das to name a few.
Stay in Luxury Tents
Fiesta Di Diu has its own Festival Village that features a cluster of luxury tents where visitors can enjoy all forms of luxuries while attending the grand fiesta. Live in the lap of luxury at these air-conditioned tents comprising of porches, king-size beds and an on-site spa. Go there, relax yourselves and enjoy to the fullest.
Don’t Miss the Adventure
Still thinking why you should visit this grand celebration? Well, then stimulating adventures like Zip Lining, and Bunjee Jumping might lure you. Feel those occasional adrenaline shots while Bunjee jumping straight to the Arabian Sea or while Zip Lining between two cliffs. If that’s not enough, soak in all the natural beauty of Diu and the tranquillity of Arabian Sea while hopping on a delightful hot air balloon ride. With all this on board, everything in Fiesta Di Diu will give you a fun-packed vacation!
How to Get There
Getting to Diu is pretty easy as it is well-connected via land, air and railways.
By Air: Nagoa is the nearest airport to Diu which is connected by a daily flight of Jet Airways from Mumbai. Also, the Rajkot Airport has various flights connected with many cities in India. Diu is only a short drive away from there.
By Railway: The nearest Railway Station is Veraval which is 90 KM away from Diu. It is well-connected with major cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), Dwarka and Thiruvananthapuram.
By Bus: Diu is connected with Ahmedabad via privately-owned buses. The state transport also runs buses that connect Diu with other cities. Three sleepers-cum- seating buses also run from Diu to Mumbai.
By Car: Gujarat and Maharashtra are connected with many national highways of India. Gir: 67 Kms, Somnath: 90 Kms, Rajkot: 219 kms, Ahmedabad: 450 Kms and Mumbai: 815 Kms.