Top 5 Beaches in Sindhudurg,Konkan

Top 5 Beaches in Sindhudurg District, Konkan

Konkan is a beautiful scenic spot located in the Western part of the state of Maharashtra.It is divided into total 7 district.
Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri,Raigad,palghar,Thane,Mumbai city and Mumbai suburban  are  the 7 district in which the  Konkan region is divided.The Konkan region is a strip of land between the western coast of India and Sahyadri mountain range.
It is great place to get away from the daily grind and to enjoy the trip.There are many places to visit in Konkan.Konkan is especially famous for its beaches and forts.Once you reach to Konkan ,you will know that how actually Konkan looks like.
Surrounded by lush greenery,bushes,valleys,forests,this Konkan tempts everyone with it’s beauty.The train route passes through the lot of tunnels,rivers,and valleys full of waterfall makes this journey memorable.The rail route to Konkan is one of the most beautiful and exciting train routes in Maharashtra. This is a great place to go for a trip with the family.Absolute peace and serenity everywhere gives a different experience.

Apart from all of this,Konkan is also famous for one more thing ,which is Alphonso Mango.Devgad and Ratnagiri is famous in all over India for it’s Alphonso Mango and also the people here are very good natured and helpful.

Let’s take a look at some of the famous beaches in Sindhudurg district in the Konkan region.

1.Bhogwe Beach:  

Bhogwe beach is one of the best and cleanest beach in Konkan.It is about 6 km from Parule bajar.Parule bajar is situated in kudal city,Sindhudurg District. Bhogwe beach is located on the western shores of Sindhudurg district.It is near to Nivati Fort.
The beach is between famous beach Tarkarli and vengurla.Speckled by rocks and forests makes this beach unique.It is included in the list of  top cleanest beaches in India.It is best spot for travelers looking for peace and to enjoy the beautiful scenery.The sparkling white sand ,blue water,beautiful weather,surrounded by lush greenery,unending sea,enchants you and gives you a amazing experience.
This beach is different from all other beaches.Here you can enjoy swimming without any worries as it’s not dangerous as the rest of the beaches.But it can be quite risky in the mansoon.
Water sports activities are also available like Scuba diving,parasailing and so on.

Bhogwe Beach
Bhogwe Beach
Bhogwe Beach

Distance:

From Kudal: 30 km
From Parule Bajar: 6 km
From Tarkarli beach:25 km
From Sindhudurg Fort: 22 km

Famous for:  Beach ,Water sports activities

Nearest Railway Station: Kudal

2.Tarkarli Beach:

It is one of the most famous and finest beach in Konkan.It is about 25 km from Bhogwe beach and 30 km. away from Kudal station. Tarkarli beach got more famous after Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (M.T.D.C.) started the beach resort in Tarkarli and declared  as one of the premier and cleanest beach in Maharashtra.It is also known as ‘Queen Beach’ in Sindhudurg.Best spot to view sunset.
Tarkarli beach is very clean and exquisite beach in Sindhudurg.It is like heaven for beach lovers.Speckled by coconut trees,sparkling white sand, water attracts everyone and force you to come back again and again.Morning walk on this beach is really awesome.If you come here in the morning,you will see star fish on the beach.It is also famous for water sport activity which offers you Banana ride,Speed boat ride,Parasailing,Scuba-diving,Horse ride and so on.
Tarkarli Beach

Distance:

From Kudal: 45 km via Malvan
From Bhogwe Beach: 25 km
From Sindhudurg Fort: 6 km

Famous For: Water sports activities,to view sunset 

Nearest Railway Station: Kudal

3.Tsunami Island:

It is one of the famous spot in Sindhudurg.It has become major hub for water sport activities.It is located in the Kudal city,  in Sindhudurg district.It is about 3 km. from Bhogwe beach and 30 km. from Kudal.

Here you can enjoy many water sports like Banana ride,Bumpy ride,Speed boat ride,Scuba-Diving and Parasailing.There is something special about this Island is that,the water level rises automatically in the afternoon and goes decreasing in the early morning.Here you will get many small snacks shops for breakfast.You can reach here by boat or auto.From Parule Bajaar chowk you will easily get auto to reach here which will cost you Rs.150 for 4 person.If you are alone,then also you will have to pay Rs.150. When tsunami waves hits the Indian ocean in the year 2004,at that time Tsunami Island was appeared.Due to this, Island got its name Tsunami Island.

Tsunami Island

Distance:

From Kudal: 30 km
From Parule Bajaar: 3 km.
From Tarkarli Beach:8 km via sagari mahamarg
From Sindhudurg Fort: 10 km via sagari mahamarg

FamousFor:Water sports activities.

Nearest Railway Station: Kudal

4:Nivati Beach:

It is situated very close to Nivati Fort. Nivati Fort is not in well condition but the view form the top is  awesome.If you are looking for peace then it is perfect destination for you.It is less crowded compare to other beaches in Sindhudurg.Best place for photography enthusiast.
The sound of the waves,the chirping of birds,the beautiful nature, gives you an unforgettable experience. Nivati beach is about 5 km. away from Bhogwe and 10 km. from Tarkarli. Located in parule village.There are many ways to get there.You can go by boat or vehicle.
Nivati Beach

Distance:

From Kudal: 30 km
From Parule Bajaar: 5 km
From Tarkarli Beach: 10 km
From Sindhudurg Fort: 28 km

Famous For: Beautiful scenery,Nivati rock.

Nearest Railway Station:Kudal

5:Devbagh Beach:

It is about 3 km. from Bhogwe beach.It is located near to Tsunami Island.From Tsunami Island you can easily reach Devbagh by boat.Devbagh beach is one of the most beautiful beach in Konkan.It is located in Malvan city. Devbagh is about 30 km. from Kudal railway station.It is less crowded compare to other beaches.Numerous hotels and resorts are also present at this site.
Rent vehicle is also available.You can rent a vehicle to enjoy your trip and to fully explore the famous spots in Sindhudurg.Devbagh beach is not only famous for the sparkling beach,golden sand but also famous for the water sports activities.Specially famous for Scuba-Diving. They will take you to the deep sea for Scuba-Diving.This place is better than the rest of the place for scuba diving.With my personal experience i would like to suggest you to do scuba diving in this beach.This was the most amazing and thrilling experience i ever had in my life.

Distance:

From Kudal: 35 km
From Parule Bajaar: 8 km
From Tarkarli Beach:6 km by road
From Malvan: 13 km by road

Famous For: Sparkling sea,Golden sand,Water sports activities

Nearest Railway Station:Kudal

Extra Activity:

If you are planning to visit Konkan,plan your trip for 5-6 days.Beacuse there are many interesting thing that we can do.It will  be better if you done your all bookings including water sports activities and ferry ride in advance.It will save your time.
Apart from all of this, there are famous 7-8 points,that you will enjoy by ferry ride.Morning is best time to visit these point.It will be great if you get here by 6 a.m. in the morning,since most of the people wants to see the Dolphins.
They cost around 1700-1800  for ferry rides which covers all of this points.

.Dolphin point:

.Sangam point:

.Black water point:

.Devbagh-Sangam point:

.Nivati Rock Beach:

.Golden Rock:

.Seagal piont:

Water sport Packages:

For scuba diving:Rs.1200

For Banana ride,Bumpy ride,Speed boat ride:500-600 Rs.

For Ferry ride: 1800 Rs.

For Parasailing : Without deep-600 Rs.
                              With deep-800 Rs.

Must Try:

1.Malvani food
2.Surmai fish thali
3.Solkadhi
4.Spicy chicken curry

5.Seafood

Where to stay:

If you want to stay near Parule Bajaar,there is hotel there named ‘Gratitude stays’, which is really different from other hotel.Surrounded by forest,lush greenery puts you in better mood and gives a different experience.Hotel staff is very friendly.It is about 5 minutes of walking distance from Parule Bajaar Chowk.,you can easily explore all the famous spots in Sindhudurg district from this location.Otherwise you can also book  hotel in Malvan, Best hotels are available at this site.

MTDC has a luxurious resorts near the Tarkarli beach.If you want to stay near Tarkarli ,there are lots of hotels are available at the beach front.

How to reach:

You have to catch the train to Kudal.From Kudal station about 5 to 10 min. of walking distance you will get bus stand.From bus stand you have to catch the bus to Malvan. If you have booked your hotel near Parule Bajaar then you have to get off at Parule Bajaar. Auto are also available and  it will cost you Rs.700-800.

Bus charges : 

From kudal to Parule bajaar: Rs.40-50
From Parule Bajaar to Malvan: Rs.30-40

Best time to visit:

Best time to visit is between oct-jun.Just before the rainy season.Winter is best season to visit Konkan.

2 thoughts on “Top 5 Beaches in Sindhudurg,Konkan”

  1. Shriniwas Sonar

    This is the best Tour guide for kokan.. If you’re in kokan & even don’t know anything then also you can have a good travelling experience if you refer this guide! …great work, helped me alott!

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