Tarkarli is amongst the premiere destinations promoted by M.T.D.C. Located in Sindhudurg district bordering Goa, Tarkarli is amongst the southern most beach destinations in Maharashtra. Part of and the most popular beach in the series of beaches in Malvan, Tarkarli is a small stretch of beach with Devbaug beach to its south and the little known Wayari beach and Sindhudurg sea fort to its north.
Tarkarli beach has the finest white sand beach in the entire stretch of Konkan beaches. Notwithstanding the proximity to Goa, Tarkarli still is one of the most popular beaches in southern Konkan. With the Karli backwaters on one side and the turqoise blue sea on the other, Tarkarli is the most picturesque destination and Tarkarli is also amongst the most popular beaches in Maharashtra.
Tarkarli from Pune
Tarkarli offers an ideal destination for a relaxed weekend away near the beach and also is a good stop over on the way to Goa if you are on a long holiday. Tarkarli is amongst the few destinations in Maharashtra where you can enjoy Snorkeling and S.C.U.B.A diving thanks to the clear waters and the coral reefs which spread over almost the entire coast near Tarkarli. Sindhudurg fort north of Tarkarli in Malvan is a must visit during a Tarkarli Holiday.
Dolphin Watch Rides
The chances of spotting a dolphin is highest during boat rides from Tarkarli near the shores of Malvan and you could also visit islands like Nivati rocks off the coast from Tarkarli during the ride.
Tarkarli by Train
Sindhudurg and Kudal are the nearest railway stations from Tarkarli (about 30kms) however Sawantwadi (55 kms) is the major station near Tarkarli where most of the trains stop.
Boating in Tarkarli
Boating and dolphin watch rides are very popular activities during a Tarkarli holiday. The boating operators have a few fixed routes and sightseeing points. You can book your boating trip directly at the Devbaug sangam point or Malvan jetty.