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Tarkarli Beach, India
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Sindhudurg is supposed to have some of the best beaches in India and Tarkarli beach in particular is mentioned by many as a particularly lovely beach to go to. Tarkarli’s reputation is one of clear waters that allow one to snorkel and scuba dive, which is interesting because to the best of my knowledge there is no other mainland beach in India that is good for watching the world underwater.

Visit the Sindhudurg Fort at 09.30 hrs and enjoy a walk on the Tarkarli beach at 12.00 hrs. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the beach resort and then spend some free time at the beach doing absolutely nothing at all. From jetty you proceed to Tarkarli beach resort for lunch and leisure time for outing and shopping. After lunch Back Water Cruise through the Tarkarli creek up to Kalse Jetty followed by a visit to Sawantwadi town by bus to witness fabulous lacquer handicrafts, paintings and furniture at the “Shilpagrama” in the town.

Tarkarli BeachFrom jetty proceed to Tarkarli beach resort for lunch. Spend some time at this beautiful location. Tarkarli Beach is one of the most famous attractions of the Tarkarli city, which is sited at a distance of approximately 6 km to the south of Malvan. The location of the city, at the confluence of the Karli River with the Arabian Sea, makes it home to one of the most picturesque beaches in India. Tarkarli Beach This is a queen of Sindhudurgas beaches known as tribhuj pradesh here beauty lovers can see rare geographic combination of Karli river & sea of Devbagh. With sky, sea & sand blend in a enchanting natural harmony.

We reached Malvan town at about 7:30 PM and then took the small road towards Tarkarli. Since we had not made any reservations, it was decided that we will try our luck at the MTDC resort first. The buses go upto Malvan and then there are local share rickshaws who provide service. Please provide me your details like your email address or contact number. Malvan is a fortified island on the coastal reef and patches of coral have been recorded. Head out scuba diving to catch a glimpse of the amazing corals.

Tarkarli Beach

Tarkarli is easily accessible from Malvan by bus and rickshaw. By road, Malvan is 514 kms away from Mumbai, 200 kms from Ratnagiri. Indeed a perfect place to enjoy the mouth-watering ‘Malvani’ cuisine and then unwind. If your Malvan memento is likely to be fish then you might be wise to carry an ice box, for fish as you know has a way of really making its presence felt!

Situated 6 kms south of Malvan and 546 kms away from Mumbai on the coast of Maharashtra is Tarkarli.

The mojar attraction here is the long and narrow stretch of beach, with its pristine water. Pimpal is considered sacred and holy and has been in malvan for as many as sixty years.

From the station, a luxury bus will transfer you to Malvan Jetty. From there you will take a boat ride to the unconquered ocean fort of Sindhudurg.

Tarkarli Beach, India
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  • anagha December 16, 2008, 4:20 am

    can u pls give us contact details for MTDC tarkarli or any other accomodation (nearest to tarkarli beach) …. Thanks

  • Dave Jackson December 16, 2008, 9:17 am

    The only phone number I have for them is +91-2365-254243


  • Anand March 26, 2010, 7:21 am

    Getting there:
    By air: Nearest is Mumbai.
    By rail: Nearest railhead is Kudal, 45 k.m. on Konkan Railway.
    By road:
    Mumbai–Tarkarli, 546 k.m.,Kolhapur–Tarkarli , 160 k.m.,Malvan –Tarkarli , 8 k.m.
    State transport buses ply From Mumbai, Kolhapur or Pune to Malvan and from Malvan to Tarkarli . Rickshaws are also available from Malvan.

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  • Bhagyashree May 20, 2010, 11:50 am

    Tarkarli is my beautiful village i jast love this place

  • Tarkarli Beach September 9, 2010, 11:58 pm

    Very helpful article..
    You have a thumbs up from Puneritraveller.com


  • beach beach December 21, 2012, 1:40 am

    There are a lot of beautiful beaches along the entire Konkan coast.

  • Sindhudurg July 23, 2014, 1:44 am

    Really it’s nice to visit. It is one of the memorable beach.

  • Resort in Konkan February 23, 2016, 2:38 am

    Tarkarli Beach is also near from a resort called Sindhudurg Palace Resort in Kudal, Kokan. Hardly takes 45 mins from the resort. Only 27KMS away. They provide private cars too for the tourist. It is very popular and named by Tourists as Sindhudurg’s Queen Beach. Famous for Scuba diving too, should try once in life.

  • Resort in konkan February 23, 2016, 4:56 am

    Sindhudurg Palace Resort is an Hotel located in Kudal in Sindhudurg. Sindhudurg Palace Resort provides Scuba diving,para gliding and dolphin view.Tarkali beach is aslo famous for its name known as Queen Beach and it is about 31 km from Sindhudurg Palace Resort and its takes about 51 minutes to reach there.

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