Tarkarli Beach

Travel Destination in Maharashtra

Tarkali Beach

Tarkarli is a tranquil and serene beach in the state of Maharashtra, situated 6 kms south of Malvan and 546 kms away from Mumbai on the west coast of India.

This place is famous for the long and narrow stretch of beach, with its pristine water which is the main attraction of tourists. On a fairly sunny day, one can see the sea- bed up to a depth of 20 feet. This beach can be rightly called as ‘Queen Beach’ of Sindhudurg. Then, of course there are the forts, Singhudurg, one of the Maharashtra’s more popular and importance sea forts, builts in the 17th century and the famous Padmagarh fort.

The other Places to see nearby are: Devbag, 5 k.m., Dhamapur Lake, Bhagwati Temple, Bharadi Devi Angnewadi ,Jay Ganesh Temple Rameshwar Temple , Amboli Hill Station , Bhalachandra Maharaj Ashram, Kunkeshwar Temple and Beach , Bhogve Beach, Nivati Beach , Shiroda Velagar Beach.

The serene beauty with shuru trees and wide Karli River at the background is a breathtaking panorama.

The beautiful sailboats and the tiny magnificent islands make the beach more delightful. Sindhudurg, an important sea fort builts in 17th century and Padmagarh fort are the popular excursion of Tarkarli.

The perfect blend of sea and sand in its enchanting natural harmony, gracefully cruising boats in calm and cool river waters add to the beauty of this beach.

Among the adventurous activities snorkeling and scuba diving facilities are available at Tarkarli. Thus it will be a fun place for the adventure water sports lovers. You will have the first and finest ever experience of marine life.


Tarkarli has a huge number resorts, hotels for every budget. There are some special restaurants in Tarkarli famous for the delectable cuisines. Maharashtra tourism Department has built M .T. D.C. Cottages here providing you comfortable accommodation and recreation facilities.

MTDC has also facilitated the houseboat at Tarkarli which are at the service of discerning traveler. These fully equipped luxury boats have the Hi-tech equipment and all luxurious amenities on board.

Getting there:

By air: Nearest airport is Mumbai or Dabolim (Goa). .

By rail: Nearest railhead is Kudal, 45 k.m. on Konkan Railway.

By road: Tarkarli can be accessed from the major cities of Mumbai, Kolhapur, Malvan which are at the distance of 546kms, 160 kms and 8 kms respectively.

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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  1. Nice beach, good place for snorkeling and scuba diving in India.

  2. Peculiar article, totally what I wanted to find.

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