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Tarkarli is categorised as Beachside / Backwaters / Adventure

Scuba Diving in Tarkarli - Photo Courtesy Jalesh
Tarkarli Beach

Reasons to Visit
  • Tarkarli near Malvan is an idyllic beach front and a renowned beach destination
  • Tarkarli is home to many homestays and the renowned MTDC resort.
  • Tarkarli is renowned for being home to the only scuba diving facility in Maharashtra.
  • Tarkarli is also where the river merges in to the Sea and the backwater / river stretch is where now MTDC runs houseboats.
  • Tarkarli like Malvan is also renowned for its Coastal Cuisine popularly known as “Malvani Cuisine”
  • Scuba Diving Destinations on Mainland India"Scuba Diving in Tarkarli with PADI trained divers offers a joy ride into the underwater world for the fist look at the vibrant colors and marine life under water. With the primary diving site near the Sindhudurg fort, scuba diving with Dandeshwar Scuba Diving is a must do during your holidays in Tarkarli"
  • Destinations in Maharashtra to Consider for a Holiday Traveller"Tarkarli in South of Konkan (100 kms from North Goa) is one of the most sought after destination for travellers other than Maharashtra and Goa for the Cuisine, homestays, Idyllic beaches, shore temples and adventure sports / activities (Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Dolphin rides, watersports etc.)"
  • Beachside Destinations visited ex-Mumbai and Pune"Tarkarli (450+ kms from Mumbai / Pune) is a popular beach getaway over weekends and popular accessed via train (Via Kudal) on Konkan Rail route. Tarkarli is renowned for its homestays, watersports, temples, cuisine and idyllic beaches."
  • Most Idyllic Beaches of Konkan (Coastal Maharashtra)"Tarkarli (and Malvan) area have number of stay options overlooking the beach. Tarkarli is renowned for Homestays, idylic beaches, watersports (including Scuba Diving) and ethnic cuisine."
Access Information

Tarkarli has 14 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Tarkarli

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Tarkarli


  • Tarkarli Extended Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Best of Coastal Maharahstra with Kolhapur (6 Nights)

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Tarkarli has 1 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

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Pickup/Drop between Kudal Railway Station and TarkarliRs. 2348

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List of Service Add Ons for Tarkarli


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

6 Travel Ideas listed for Tarkarli. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Art and Craft in Sindhudurg
  • Ethnic Cuisine in Sindhudurg
  • Holiday Ideas Goa plus Something else
  • Konkan Coastal Maharashtra Drive
  • Scuba Diving in Sindhudurg
  • Sindhudurg Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    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
    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
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    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
    Bharadi Devi is a locally significant temple at 14 kms from Malvan
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    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
    Shri Rameshwar Temple at Achara is a locally significant Lord Shiva Temple, 17 kms North of Malvan
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    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 Tarkarli

  • Malvan ( 8 Km )

    Malvan is a compact town situated on the coast of Western India and boasts some beautiful beaches. more

  • Bhogwe ( 24 Km )

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

  • Kudal ( 35 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

  • 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 ( 55 Km )

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

  • Tiracol ( 59 Km )

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

  • Vengurla ( 62 Km )

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

  • Amboli ( 82 Km )

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

  • Siolim ( 90 Km )

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

  • Anjuna ( 96 Km )

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

  • Morjim ( 98 Km )

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

  • Mollem ( 144 Km )

    Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park is a 240 square kms area in the Western Ghats more

  • Belgaum ( 149 Km )

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

  • Kolhapur ( 160 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

  • Panhala ( 170 Km )

    Set around a fort, Panhala is an offbeat idyllic hill destination at just 25 km from Kolhapur on more

  • Palolem ( 175 Km )

    Palolem beach is one of the best beaches in Goa at Southern most edge of the Goa bordering Karwar more

  • Dandeli ( 220 Km )

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

  • Dharwad ( 224 Km )

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

  • Kumta ( 280 Km )

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

  • Dapoli ( 300 Km )

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

  • Gadag ( 309 Km )

    Gadag is a town lies on the Hubli - Hospet route and visited for guests in transit, business more

  • Mahad ( 319 Km )

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

  • Bijapur ( 327 Km )

    Bijapur is located in the northern part of Karnataka. Bijapur is well known for the monuments of more

  • Wai ( 331 Km )

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

  • Phaltan ( 343 Km )

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

  • Hospet ( 400 Km )

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

  • Pen ( 415 Km )

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

  • Udupi ( 425 Km )

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

  • Thane ( 536 Km )

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

  • Tumkur ( 584 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)
DeobagDeobag is a green area full of farms, orchards and plantations at the confluence of a river meeting the Arabian sea near TarkaliHoliday/Getaway7
Tarkarli BeachOne of the best beaches in Maharashtra for swimming, scuba diving and snorkellingGetaway2
WayariWayari lies between Malvan Town and Tarkarli beach near Tarkarli village Holiday/Getaway-
Nearest Airport in Tarkarli
  • Dabolim Airport ( GOI ) , Dabolim-130 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Tarkarli
  • Kudal ( KUDL ), Kudal-35 Kms
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