Beaches in Konkan

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Tarkarli Beach, Malvan, Sindhudurg: Tarkarli is a narrow stretch of beach with pristine waters, located at the convergence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea. It is 546 k.m. away from Mumbai, 6 kms. south of Malvan, on the west coast of India. This place has gained prominence because of its transparently clear seas, where on a fairly sunny day, one can see the sea- bed up to a depth of 20 feet. This beach can be rightly called as ‘Queen Beach’ of Sindhudurg.

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Sagareshwar Beach, Vengurla, Sindhudurg: Driving on the way to Shiroda from Vengurla just turn to the right at Ubhadanda you will see the huge streteh of shiny silvery sand dunes. By trampling the sand under the foot, a short walk, climbing the sand dunes and   lo behold you are at the sparkling beach and crystal blue waters of Sagreshwar.
Alibag Mandwa Kihim Beach, Raigad:  Just 120 kms. away from Mumbai, Kihim is an exclusive beach, laced with lush coconut trees. The inviting part of it is that Kihim is entirely undiscovered and unpolluted beach. Its surroundings are attractive - Murud Beach and Chaul, historic forts, churches, synagogues and fascinating tower of St. Barbara.

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Ganpatipule Temple and Beach, Ratnagiri:    Ganpatipule has a fine blend of religion and recreational activities. This is the land of the 400-year old Swayambhu (a naturally formed idol) Ganpati and a glittering white sand beach. Ganapatipule is ideal for family outing.

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Kunkeshwar Temple and Beach, Devgad, Sindhudurg: Kunkeshwar Temple, an ancient Shiva Temple is located in Kunkeshwar village, 14 Kms from Devgad town. A pristine beach with a very long stretch of seashore and white sand adds to the beauty of temple surroundings.

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Nivati Beach, Vengurla, Sindhudurg: Offers peace and serenity to independent travelers. Fishermen seen launching their traditional boats and nets daily into the sea is an interesting feature to watch on this beach.

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Sri Harihareshwar Temple and Beach,  at southern end of Raigad district is a devotion center for many devotees. Devotees from all over India and abroad come to this temple situated at the coast of Arabian-sea. One side is Bankot creek and other side arabian sea and beautiful around hillock entered in it. It is a great fun to watch sea from the hillock.

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Shiroda Velagar Beach, Sindhudurg: Featuring natural beauty, privacy, sparkling blue waters, long stretch of silver sands, cool sea breeze whispering through towering cajuring plantations on the beach, amenities and salt depots around the village, Shiroda is feast for the eyes of visitors.

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Vayangani Beach, Sindhudurg: For traveler who is very much enthusiastic in finding a place where he can be relieved of all his fatigue and to take rest in absolute tranquility, this virgin beach is most suitable one. Vayangani is also a sea side village where one can share the frogrance of nature.

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Mochemad Beach, Sindhudurg: It is surrounded by 200 feet high mountains and hills. On the way from Shiroda to Vengurla is Mochemad village. The coastline is extremely beautiful with the plantations of cyprus trees.

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Bhogave Beach, Sindhudurg: Bhogave Beach is in the vicinity of Kille Nivati.  These two form a complete package for history lovers as well as nature hungry tourists, alike. Bhogave beach is endowed with foamy waves and silver sand.

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Arevare Seaface and Beach, Ratnagiri: The word Arevare has a funny ring to it in Marathi. That there is a village by this name and it is blessed with a heavenly seashore with a clear view for miles across the blue waters was not known to many. But thanks to the new, shorter road being built to connect Ratnagiri and Ganpatipule, Arevare has found a place for itself on the tourism map of Konkan.

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