Tarkarli is a small village located at southern most part of Malvan. Malvan is a Tehsil in Sindhudurg district of Konkan belt. Sindhudurg district is declared as a tourism district in year 2000. Because of Scuba diving and water sports activities, Tarkarli(Malvan) is now well known tourist destination. We have given below 5 top destination in Tarkarli(Malvan) which you don’t miss.
Sindhudurg fort : A historical monument :(2 hours task) Around 1km from Malvan ST depot. It is just near to malwan beach. Daily boat ferry running from 7.30AM to 6.00 PM. The fort is spectacular in the middle of sea with clear water. It is a huge fort and have fantastic viewpoint. Surrounded by sea on all four sides, it still has three sweet water wells. The only temple built to honor Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, by his second son Rajaram is in this fort. The sword presented to Raja Shivaji by his father is kept encased in a glass cage. Minimum tariff is charged for ferry boat. The boatman will give you 1 hour to roam around the fort after dropping and the same boat will pick up you for return journey. Scuba diving activity is running near to Sindhudurg fort.
Tarkarli beach : (Beach tourism): (30minutes task): A long clean stretched beach known as queen beach of Konkan in Maharashtra. Private parking is available just ahead to MTDC resort. You can enjoy horse ride, camel ride on this beach. Advised not to go deep for swimming. Some places are very dangerous.
Tsunami Island : (Water sports activities):(2 hours task) Tsunami island is naturally developed by sand deposition in creek. Due to shallow water, the local people started water sports activities like speed boat, jetski, bump ride etc.
Rock Garden :(Garden):(1 hour) Advised to visit this place in the evening. You can see beautiful sunset with colourful sky. Located at western corner of Malvan city. Private parking is available.
Jay Ganesh temple : (Pilgrimage):(15 minutes): This temple is near to the Rock garden, built by well known astrologer Jayantrao Salgaonkar. Jayantrao Salgaonkar was editor of calendar Kalnirnay.