Tarkarli Beach, a perfect beach for anyone who is looking for some peaceful moments with their loved ones. This beautiful beach is one of the most beautiful spots to spend some quality time with your near and dear ones, and a must visit when you visit the state of Maharashtra. Located at about 550 Kilometres from Mumbai, the Tarkarli Beach spreads through the Konkan sea coast and looks over the enormous Arabian Sea.
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Tarkarli Beach is the perfect weekend gateway for people staying in Pune or Mumbai. As its easily accessible, one can reach this place by car in just few hours. As I said this is a spot on place to spend a perfect weekend and some valuable time with near and dear ones.
Untouched Beauty Of The Tarkarli Beach
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There are several reasons why this beach is so special, and tourist and locals want to visit it again and again. The beauty of this beach still looks preety untouched, here are few reasons why visiting this beach will be one of the most special moments in your life.
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1. Crystal Clear Water
Indian beaches are beautiful, but pollution has hit them quite hard. When it comes to water at the beaches we do not really see clear water in many beaches, but the water of the Tarkarli beach is still pure, untouched and is pretty clean. The beach side is absolutely clean and you would enjoy loitering around the beach and smell the freshness of the water and the air. The purity of the water will leave you spell bound.
2. Scuba Diving
Crustal Clear Water makes the Tarkarli Beach a perfect spot for Scuba Diving. The experience of underwater diving is surely thrilling isn’t it? There are very less places in India where you can enjoy this adventurous sport, so get going and do not this awesome opportunity.
Snorkelling an activity which is done at very specific places in India, basically where the water is clean and fresh. In fact clean water is the main requirement for this activity as it involves an adventurous activity where people can see underwater life for real. Isn’t that exciting? Snorkelling is another activity that’s sets this wonderful beach apart from any other beach in India, a ship takes you inside the water and shows you the coral life for real which is absolutely out of the world.
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4. Sindhudurg Fort
Sindhudurg Fort was constructed in the year 1656 under the supervision of Hiroji Indulkar. It is a very popular tourist attraction around Tarkarli, where ones needs to hire a ship in order to visit this beautiful fort. Constructed by Sri Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (the Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire). The enormous wall of the Sindhudurg Fort can be seen even while ones stands on the Tarkarli beach.
5. Dolphin Sighting
This one makes me quite excited, and I am pretty sure even you would not want to miss this wonderful opportunity of seeing beautiful Dolphins swim in the clear sea water. Now Dolphin sighting is also possible in India, and the Tarkarli beach provides you with this lifetime experience and opportunity to see dolphins swimming for real. All you need to make sure is that you visit the Tarkarli Beach in the right season and the right time.
6. Silky White Sand
Tarkarli is all about silky sand and clean water. Tarkarli is one of the best beach in this coastal line and the only beach that guarantees you great memories, fun and peace all in one visit. Isn’t that great.
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How To Reach?
Tarkarli Beach in Maharashtra is very easily accessible. One can either drive or even take the railway route. In order to take the rail route one can reach any three of these places i.e. Sindhudurg, Kudal or Kankavli. Post reaching any of these spots there, you can hire a cab, board a bus or take an auto rickshaw to get to Tarkarli. Malvan is the most nearest town to Tarkarli and from there the Dabolim Airport, Goa is the closest.
Where To Stay?
There are lots of options when it comes to accommodation at Tarkarli, but MTDC Tarkarli Beach Resort is the best option among all as it’s located at the cost part.
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Tarkarli beach is all about peace and purity which is one of the best thing that every visitor loves about it. Unlike the loud beaches at Goa the beaches of Tarkarli silent and peaceful. I think this is one important reason why this beach attracts so many tourist. Away from the hustle and bustle people get some valuable time with each other far from the over-crowded places.
Other important thing is that if you are looking at a long extended weekend then Tarkarli is a good option as you can get moving to Goa. Tarkarli is very close to Goa so extending the plan will be a feasible decision. After having some peaceful moments you can have some fun and get parting at the beaches of Goa as well. There is just no doubt, that each and every time you visit this place you will experience something new, Tarkarli is an absolutely amazing place to visit. Also do not miss the lip smacking delicious local food. The locals from Malvan provide some great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian food items.
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