Velas Beach: After dawn, small little heads of Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings, with shiny eyes, pop out of the beach, take a precautionary look around and breathe the fresh air of the nearby Arabian Sea. And then, you witness the best, at top speed, they start their journey towards the cool sea waters, even as excited nature lovers and witness this spectacle. Its amazing to see how the hatchlings, with no knowledge of the sea or even their mother, like robots, rush to the sea immediately after taking birth. It is said that even though you place them in the opposite direction, they will still go towards the direction of the sea. If you don’t want to miss this, then Velas beach is the place to be in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra Konkan region.