If you tired by busy official works and want to go for outing then Tarkarli beach is top tourist destination in Konkan belt of Maharashtra.
Tarkarli is a narrow stretch of beach with pristine crystalline water, located at the confluence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea. Tarkarli is a small village in Malvan taluka. It is 550 k.m. away from Mumbai 450 kms. from Pune. This place has gained prominence because of its transparently clear sea, where 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. Scuba diving and water sports activities are carried near to this beach.
Sea and sand blending in enchanting natural harmony, gracefully cruising boats in calm and cool river waters add to the beauty of this beach. Here newly built M .T. D.C. Cottages are ready to provide you comfortable accommodation and recreation facilities. Now MTDC has made houseboat facility available at Tarkarli. 2 houseboats, namely, Hiranyakeshi (a deluxe houseboat) and Karli (a standard houseboat) are at the service of discerning traveler. These fully equipped luxury boats have the Hi-tech equipment and all luxurious amenities on board. For more details and latest tariff visit MTDC site on web.
For adventure water sports lovers, snorkeling and scuba diving facilities are also available at Tarkarli. For novice, well-trained snorkeling guides will guide snorkeling trip ensuring safety and make it sure that one can have the first and finest ever experience of marine life.
While at Trakarli, do make a point to taste special Malvani food such as variety of fish items, ‘kombadi-vada’.
Activities to do:
Scuba Diving: Do you want to explore the Konkan below water in Arabian Sea? Programs are offered for all ages – Open Water, Advanced Water, Rescue Diver, Dive Master, Certified Diving etc. Water Sport, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling.
For Skuba diving, Snorkeling and water sport packages.
By air: Nearest is Mumbai.
By rail: Nearest railhead is Kudal, 45 k.m. on Konkan Railway.
Mumbai–Tarkarli, 546 k.m.,Kolhapur–Tarkarli , 160 k.m.,Malvan –Tarkarli , 8 k.m.
State transport buses ply From Mumbai, Kolhapur or Pune to Malvan and from Malvan to Tarkarli . Rickshaws are also available from Malvan.