Saturday, 26 November 2011

Devbaug Beach, Tarkarli, Malvan

Tarkarli  is a village in Malvan Taluka, district Sindhudurg. It is now become Tourist Destination in Coastal Maharashtra, an attractive beach. From there, one can see the famous naval fort Sindhudurg built by Shivaji Maharaj. This village is famous for its Ramnavmi Utsav. Here in Mapurush Temple the celebration of Ramnavmi is arranged every year. To mark this occasion there are various dramas (Marathi Natak) are arranged. Water sports Activities are also available on beach like Scuba Diving and snorkeling, water ski, boat ride, Dolphin ride and much more.

This place has gained prominence because of its long and narrow stretch of beach with pristine waters. On a fairly clear day, one can see the bed unto a depth of 20 ft. It presents a panoramic view with tall 'Shuru' trees in the background. The wide river, the beautiful sailboats and the tiny wonderful islands hamlets situated on the riverbank, add to the picturesque beauty of Tarkarli. Sighting dolphins is not a rare event here. This place fishes throughout the year, the sea during summer and winter and back-waters during the monsoon since the sea water enters this area and also due to safety reasons.

Devbagh is a small fishing village based on a thin strip of land with Karli river backwaters on one side and Arabian sea on the other. Devbagh beach is adjacent to Tarkarli beach and ends at Devbagh sangam. It is easily accessed by the Malvan-Tarkarli road.

Devbagh beach is less crowded even during high tourist season and attacts tourist looking for peace and nature. some good resorts are also available for stay with your family for more details click here. other then that some local villagers are also allow tourists to stay with them as a paying guest, this is also a nice experience to enjoy local life and food with them.

Tarkarli is situated 8 KM south of Malvan and 546 KM from Mumbai on the west coast of India, at the confluence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea.

How to reach

By Air: Nearest airport is Dabolim (Goa).

By Rail: Following options exist:

Sindhudurg, but all trains don't stop there and also connectivity by means of bus and rickshaw are not very good.

Kudal on the Konkan Railway. This is around 1 hour 15 minutes by road from Malvan. Buses are available from and to Malvan after every 30 minutes. Frequency is slow in the evening.

Kankavli on the Konkan Railway. This is around 1 hour 30 minutes by road from Malvan. Buses are available from and to Malvan after every 30 minutes. Frequency is slow in the evening.

By Road: Tarkarli is easily accessible from Malvan by bus and rickshaw. Tarkarli is 475 KM (Panvel Kochi Road, NH 17) and 576 KM (Mumbai Kolhapur Road NH 4) away from Mumbai. Daily private, luxury and State Transport bus service are available from various parts of Goa, Mumbai and Pune to Malvan.

Places to see nearby  – Malvan, Devbaug Beach, Sindhudurg Fort.

Watch Amazing Aerial Video of Beach taken by Sky Shots Pro

Local Fisherman and Boats on Devbaug Beach

white sand beach

clean and clear water

amazing sunset

wide sea shore

Guys this just awesome beach and hidden treasure of nature you must visit this place once in your lifetime.

So don't wait just plan for it and do it.

Enjoy !!!!!


  1. In very short time the tarkarli beach has attracted huge number of tourists to Malvan. Being near to goa beaches it is an ideal choice for people in search of clean beach with less crowed. Due to tourist attractions now a day's the hotels in Malvan are also having good business.

    1. Thanks Ranjan, I have seen growing popularity of Tarkarli and Devbaug. Its good for Local People.

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  3. Nice Article. Due to attractive beach tarkarli village is now famous tourist destination. Their clean and clear water, amazing sunset etc are the attraction of tourist. There are many beaches near konkan get list of beaches in Maharashtra at to choose your weekend destination.

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  5. Malvan trip was really good.There were a lot of water sports activities to try but I really enjoyed the scuba diving. I was scared in the beginning as I am not a good swimmer actually I never swim in the sea before so. But the experts and trainers guided me and their instructions helped me a lot.When I was inside the water, believe me, it was so beautiful to see the marine life a completely new world of beauty. I will plan to visit again. Thanks to Sea Water Sports make my trip was memorable.

  6. Hi, very nice post about your trip. Thanks for sharing this post. Love to read this blog. Actually I was planning for my trip to this place, this really helps me to plan for my trips. Want to visit this place, book your bus tickets in Bus Ticket Booking portal.

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