Kalamb Beach near Mumbai is one of the remote or isolated sea beaches present in Maharashtra’s Arabian Sea coast. This is an isolated beach due to the presence of black sand or grayish sand. This is a long stretch of palm-fringed beach with very few touristic amenities and facilities. Yet, the people seeking privacy and enjoy this beach can visit in day hours. The weekends are full of weekend getaway people, family, and friends coming from nearby areas. This beach is open to the public in all seasons. Its coordinates are 19.4034° North and 72.7614° East.
Things to do in Kalamb Beach
- Sun Bath
This is the best beach to take sunbath, as this is a very neat and clean beach. This beach is free from beach flies too. You can also find very fewer people visiting this beach. Yet, you must a carry towel, and enough drinking water.
The best time to swim on this beach is during the low tides. This beach has no lifeguards. It is advisable to bring swim vests and floats if you do not know how to swim. Such people must come in a group to have a vigil on them while in the seawater. There is no dress changing facility on this beach for men and women. There is no fresh water shower too.
You can do paragliding in the non-rainy season (October to June) on this beach.
- Horse Ride
The best way to explore this long beach is through a horse ride. You can find its local people with horses approaching you to take a horseback ride on its shores.
- Beach Walking
This is the best beach to go for morning and evening beach walks. A beach walk is a cool way to see the palm groves and the vastness of the Arabian Sea from this beach.
- Sunset Views
You can watch the sunset on the Arabian Sea from this beach to the fullest.
Kalamb Beach during Monsoon
The monsoon chasers can see the moving monsoon clouds at the fullest from July to September. Yet, this is not an ideal time to visit this beach as rain and high sea tides occur during the rainy season. People do visit this beach during the rain to enjoy the gloomy weather, the beach, and see the rain clouds above the sea.
Kalamb Beach Resorts
There are few beach resorts in Kalamb Beach. They are the best for the romantic people and honeymooners to enjoy the sea breeze and jump into the seas from the resorts where they are staying. These beach resorts are the best to stay for a weeklong beach vacation.
Eateries in Kalamb Beach
The nearby locals make a living by selling food and beverages. They are the only means to buy food and water once on this beach. It is advisable to inquire on the price before buying any items from them. They speak English and Marathi. They are friendly people too.
So don’t wait any longer, you have to explore this beach 😊. Once you Do, share your experience with us in the comments section below.
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