Sindhudurg

Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered by travelers seeking tranquility and natural beauty. Nestled along the picturesque Konkan coast, this district boasts pristine beaches like Tarkarli and Malvan, where crystal-clear waters and golden sands invite visitors to relax and unwind. Dive into the region’s rich history at the iconic Sindhudurg Fort, built by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and surrounded by the azure waters of the Arabian Sea.For adventure seekers, Sindhudurg offers thrilling opportunities for water sports such as snorkeling and scuba diving, allowing you to explore the vibrant marine life that thrives beneath the surface. Don’t miss the chance to savor the region’s delectable seafood cuisine, with dishes like Malvani fish curry tantalizing your taste buds with their flavorful spices and fresh ingredients. With its tranquil beaches, historic forts, and mouthwatering cuisine, Sindhudurg district promises an unforgettable coastal getaway for travelers seeking a slice of paradise.

Travel Essentials

Here are the travel essentials one should know

Weather

26 - 30°C

Ideal Duration

1 - 2 days

Best Time

October to March

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Top Attractions

Discover the beauty and culture of Maharashtra through our curated experiences

Rock Garden

Rock Garden Popular Sunset Point Located next to Chivla beach, this garden is built on a rocky shore that has been shaped by continuous waves crashing into it over centuries. A well landscaped space, it provides a serene setting for visitors to enjoy picturesque views of the sea.

Malvan Marine Sanctuary

Malvan Marine Sanctuary Ideal for Scuba Diving among Corals Covering a total area of 29.12 sq.km. and established in 1987, the Malvan Marine Sanctuary is known for its rich marine biodiversity that include corals, molluscs and pearl oysters.

Sindhudurg Fort

Sindhudurg Fort Explore Maratha History An imposing fort surrounded by water and treacherous rocks on all sides, making it virtually impossible for enemies to approach without being seen, Sindhudurg was built in 1664-67 AD by the great Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Tarkarli Beach

Tarkarli Beach Near Tarkarli Pristine White Sands Located on the outskirts of the Malvan town, this beach is a long expanse of sun- kissed shore and lies at the confluence of the Karli river and Arabian Sea.

Tsunami Island

Tsunami Island Perfect for Indulging in Water Sports The island is located off the coast of Malvan and is popular among tourists because of its sandy beaches (which get partially submerged during high tide), and thrilling water sports.

Rameshwar Temple

Rameshwar Temple A Popular Shiva Shrine A prominent religious shrine in Malvan, the Rameshwar temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and features traditional Konkani architecture.

Achara Beach

Achara Beach Undiscovered Gem of Malvan Located in Achara village on the outskirts of Malvan, this beach is known for its beautiful, clean expanse of pristine sand, alluring azure sea, and mangrove forest.

Shri Sateri Temple

Shri Sateri Temple Offer Prayers to the Local Deity Located 12 kilometres from Malvan, in the hamlet of Bilwas, this grand ancient temple is dedicated to the local deity of Bilwas known as Shri Sateri

Bhogwe Beach

Located very close to the popular Tarkarli beach and yet amongst the most secluded beaches in Konkan, thanks to the Karli backwaters seperating the two beaches Bhogwe is one of the most beautiful beaches in Sindhudurg. With pristine clean white sand beach, swaying palms and a fort in the vicinity Bhogwe has all the charm of a secluded holiday.

Nivati Beach

It is situated very close to Nivati Fort. Nivati Fort is not in good condition but the view from the top is awesome. If you want peace, this is the place for you. It s not as busy as other beaches in Sindhudurg, making it perfect for those who prefer tranquility. Photography lovers will especially enjoy capturing its beauty.

How to Reach

By Air

The nearest airports are at Sindhudurg, Belgaum (Karnataka) and Dabolim (Goa).

By Train

Journey on the Konkan Railway which stops at Kankavli,Sindhudurg, Kudal and Sawantwadi .

By Road

Sindhudurg is accessible by road on the NH-17 which passes through major towns of Kankavli, Kudal
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