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Malvan is categorised as Beachside

Tarkarli Beach
Typical Malvan Meal - Solkadi and Bangda Fry - Photo Courtesy Sanndesh
Ozareshwar Interior
Devbaug Beach
Sindhudurg Sea Fort
Chivla Beach
Bharadi Devi Temple
Tondavali Beach
Kunkeshwar Temple

Reasons to Visit
  • Malvan in Konkan Maharashtra is visited for its idyllic beaches, homestays, coastal cuisine and shore temples.
  • The cuisine of this region is renowned and popularly known as Malvani cuisine is the specialty of the area
  • Malvan overlooks Arabian sea and the area is renowned for Dolphin sightings
  • Tarkarli near Malvan has a Scuba diving facility set up by Maharashtra Tourism
  • Beach and Backwater Destinations of India"Devbag area of Malvan is where the Rivers meets Arabian Sea. The area is renowned for its backwaters, dolphin trips and many adventure activities (Including Scuba Diving). "
  • Beachside Destinations visited ex-Mumbai and Pune"Malvan (450+ kms from Mumbai / Pune) is a popular beach getaway over weekends and popular accessed via train (Via Kudal) on Konkan Rail route. Malvan is renowned for its homestays, watersports, temples, cuisine and idyllic beaches."
  • Most Idyllic Beaches of Konkan (Coastal Maharashtra)"Malvan (and Tarkarli) area have number of stay options overlooking the beach. Malvan is renowned for Homestays, idylic beaches, watersports (including Scuba Diving) and ethnic cuisine."
Access Information

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2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Malvan

Getaway (1-3 nights)2

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List of Holidays for Malvan


  • Malvan Getaway (2 Nights)
  • Sindhudurg Pilgrimage (3 Nights)

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Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day Sightseeing of Temples in and around MalvanRs. 2348

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Kudal Railway Station and MalvanRs. 1667

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List of Service Add Ons for Malvan


Services Rates Starting From
Scuba Diving in Malvan / TarkarliRs. 1112
Surface Supply Diving in MalvanRs. 889

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Destination Ideas

  • Ethnic Cuisine in Sindhudurg
  • Holiday Ideas Goa plus Something else
  • Konkan Coastal Maharashtra Drive
  • Sindhudurg Getaway
  • Temples of Coastal Maharashtra

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    An impressive Sea fort was built in 1664 by the great 17th century Maratha King, Shivaji on Kurte island overlooking Malvan. A handprint and a footprint of Shivaji Maharaj is also embedded in one section of the fort. There is the only temple of Shivaji Maharaj in the world; the temple was built by Shivajis son Rajaram.
    Heritage Site
    Jay Ganesh temple is a well visted temple in centre of Malvan. Temple is built on temple architecture principles and is visited by locals and tourists alike.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    Chivla Beach is located just off Malvan town and is a popular hang out place for tourists. There are number of hotels and homestays near the beach.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Samadhi of Swami Brahmanand at 4 kms from Malvan. Samadhi is carved out of a single stone.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devbaug is where Karli river meets Arabian sea. Boat rides are offered to Karli river / Arabian sea to explore Tsunami island, Bhogve beach, Kille Nivati beach from Devbaug. Guests are able to spot Dolphins point near Devbaug confluence point.
    View Point, Rides
    Boating, Sea or Ocean or Beach
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tondavli is an idyllic beach north of Malvan where watersports are offered. Here guests can take a boat into the sea and sight dolphins.
    Activity, View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach, Watersports
    Bharadi Devi is a locally significant temple at 14 kms from Malvan
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Shri Rameshwar Temple at Achara is a locally significant Lord Shiva Temple, 17 kms North of Malvan
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Bhagwati Temple is a locally renowned Goddess Bhagwati temple at Dhamapur situated mid-way between Kudal and Malvan.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Bhogave beach is an idyllic beach 20 kms South of Malvan and is renowned for being the confluence of point of Karli River and Arabian Sea and where Dolphins are spotted in Winter.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Laxmi Narayan temple is an ancient 14th century temple at 15 kms from Kudal. The temple wears a distinct Hemantpadhi style temple architecture and is a stopover for guests travelling on Deccan Odyssy Train journey.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
    Kunkeshwar Temple is an ancient Shiva Temple (built in 1100 AD) at Kunkeshwar having South Indian style of temple architecture. The temple is set right on the beach offering excellent sea views. There are caves near the temple having male and female warriors carved in black rock.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Redi is a coastal hamlet at 20 kms from Vengurla and home to an ancient Lord Ganesha Temple. The temple is well visited all through the year by pilgrims.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    Navadurga Temple is an ancient temple at Redi near Vengurla that is visited by locals and pilgrims all round the year.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Vijaydurg Fort is a Seafort situated in Sindhudurg district between Ratnagiri and Malvan around Devgad / Kunkeshwar area. It is popular tourst spot as it offers spectacular sea views.
    Heritage Site
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Idyllic Beach at Tarkarli near Malvan. MTDC resort have cottage right on the beach. MTDC has a watersports centre nearby that offers Scuba Diving, Snorkelling and boat trips.
    Activity, View Point, Adventure
    Sea or Ocean or Beach, Watersports, Scuba Diving
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mahalaxmi Temple is an Ancient Devi Temple and one of the Shaktipeetha temple and prime reason for guests visiting Kolhapur.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha

Destinations within reach from Malvan

  • Tarkarli ( 8 Km )

    Malvan and neighboring Tarkarli (5 kms) are renowned for its coastal cuisine and scuba diving. more

  • Bhogwe ( 22 Km )

    Bhogwe Beach is an idyllic beach stretch between Tarkarli and Vengurla by the backwaters of more

  • Kudal ( 30 Km )

    Kudal lies in NH-17 and from where coastal hamlets of Malvan and Tarkarli are accessible. more

  • Oros ( 40 Km )

    Oros lies on the NH-17 (Mumbai - Goa highway) in the Malvan / Sindhudurg area of Konkan region few more

  • Vengurla ( 46 Km )

    Vengurla is an idyllic beachfront lies 24 kms from Sawantwadi (NH-17) and one end of the Vengurla more

  • Kankavli ( 47 Km )

    Kankavali is transit point on the Mumbai-Goa highway at about 450 kms from Mumbai (8 hours drive). more

  • Shirgaon ( 48 Km )

    Shirgaon lies off Mumbai - Goa highway (NH-17) and offers guests Konkan countryside experience. more

  • Devgad ( 50 Km )

    Devgad lies in heart of Coastal Maharashtra, renowned for its Mangoes, Idyllic beaches and Shore more

  • Tiracol ( 65 Km )

    Tiracol Fort lies on the northern edge of Goa bordering Maharashtra and known for a heritage fort more

  • Aronda ( 65 Km )

    Aronda is situated at the south of Maharashtra on the Goa border and is home to Lotus backwater more

  • Amboli ( 80 Km )

    Amboli is an idyllic hill station (2500+ ft above sea level) overlooking the thick rainforest on more

  • Ambolgad ( 95 Km )

    Ambolgad is a coastal Hamlet 60 kms South of Ratnagiri and renowned for its Fort and stunning more

  • Morjim ( 97 Km )

    Morjim, Ashvem and Mandrem are a set of idyllic beaches, north of Siolim river, further north of more

  • Siolim ( 97 Km )

    Siolim in North Goa is home to rural riverside ambience and some authentic heritage more

  • Anjuna ( 100 Km )

    Anjuna and Vagator are hamlets that are opted for a quiet time away from crowd and buzz that Baga more

  • North Goa ( 105 Km )

    “North Goa” as its referred comprises Baga-Calangute-Candolim-Sinquerim, all different ends to a more

  • Panjim ( 110 Km )

    Panjim is the state capital of Goa and known for its promenades, heritage walks, clean streets, more

  • Belgaum ( 149 Km )

    Belgaum is the third largest town in Karnataka on the Northern tip and access point for Amboli, more

  • Kolhapur ( 157 Km )

    Kolhapur is situated 240 km South of Pune is a transit stay option on the Pune – Goa / Pune – more

  • Devrukh ( 170 Km )

    Devrukh is a farm getaway situated near Sangameshwar (20 kms) and 40 kms before Ratnagiri off the more

  • Dandeli ( 220 Km )

    Dandeli is a tropical rain forest located on the northern tip of Karnataka adjacent to Goa Border, more

  • Dharwad ( 223 Km )

    Hubli and Dharwad are twin cities 22 kms apart. Dharawad is spread over seven small hills at 2000+ more

  • Koyna ( 280 Km )

    Koyna (3200 ft) is located on off the Pune - Kolhapur Route. Koyna has a dam built and is a very more

  • Kumta ( 280 Km )

    Kumta is a stopover in Coastal Karnataka between Gokarna and Murudeshwar, home to some homestays more

  • Dapoli ( 290 Km )

    Dapoli is a coastal town in Maharashtra at 230 kms from Mumbai and about 180 kms from Pune. more

  • Wai ( 309 Km )

    Wai lies at the foothills of Panchgani on the Pune - Panchgani / Mahabaleshwar route. Wai more

  • Mahad ( 317 Km )

    Mahad lies on the Mumbai - Goa highway (NH-66) and is the base point to visit Raigad Ropeway, more

  • Phaltan ( 342 Km )

    Phaltan is an industrial area between Baramati and Satara and a central point to visit many forts, more

  • Baindur ( 353 Km )

    Baindur is one of the idylic beaches on the coastal Karnataka. Baindoor beach is rocky and hills more

  • Kolad ( 360 Km )

    Kolad is adventure getaway of Maharashtra where one can find farm stays, adventure activity more

  • Hospet ( 399 Km )

    Hospet is the base town to visit Hampi, ruined city that is a UNESCO world heritage site and one more

  • Pen ( 414 Km )

    Pen is an Industrial area on the National Highway 17, about 32 km south of Panvel at 80 kms more

  • Udupi ( 424 Km )

    Udupi is a pilgrimage destination and is visited mainly for temples around it and access point for more

  • Panvel ( 502 Km )

    Panvel is just on outskirts of Satellite Township of Navi Mumbai and outskirts of Panvel lie a few more

  • Thane ( 535 Km )

    Thane is satellite township of Mumbai, which is now seamlessly integrated with Central Suburbs of more

  • Tumkur ( 583 Km )

    Tumkur is an industrial town on outskirts of Bangalore (70 kms) on NH-206 and often a stopover for more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Chivla BeachIdyllic beach stretch around MalvanGetaway1
DhamapurA countryside area between Malvan and Kudal (NH-66) overlooking Dhamapur LakeGetaway-
ManjardewadiA village area at 20 kms from Malvan overlooking coconut, beetelenut, banana & spice plantationsGetaway/Experiential1
Tondavali Talashil BeachTondavali Talashil Beach lies at about 10-15 kms North of Malvan and are visited for a cut of / quiet getaway around idyllic beachesGetaway-
Malvan Town CentreMalvan Town Centre is a hub of restaurants, hotels and markets at a short distance from the beachTransit/Business/Getaway-
Nearest Airport in Malvan
  • Belgaum Airport ( IXG ) , Belgaum-149 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Malvan
  • Kudal ( KUDL ), Kudal-30 Kms
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