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Timings : Open throughout the day (Best time to visit malvan is between Nov- Feb during the winters.)

Time Required : 2-3 hrs

Entry Fee : No entry fee

Beaches in Malvan, Malvan Overview

Malvan beaches are clean, refreshing and less crowded. People can have wide spread-out sunset views. Water sports are also available for fun.

Malvan, the popular fishing port town in Konkan region of Maharashtra is surrounded by beautiful beaches which are refreshing and relaxing, can offer you a wide view of the calm sea where sightseeing can be done as many sea birds visit here in thousands making it a great sight for the visitors. Boat rides in Karli backwaters are also enjoyed by visitors. People can stay in nearby hotels which are well equipped. Other nearby atrractions include Sindhudurg fort, Tsunami island, Rock garden, Malvan marine sanctuary, and many temples which are worth a visit. The place is famous for its sea food with a different twist of flavors in it. It is a superb place for those looking for a unique holiday.Malvan beaches are situated 6km south of malvan and 546km away from mumbai on the western coast of maharashtra. Malvan can be reached from kolhapur by any state transport bus. Nearest railway station is at Kudal and the nearest airport is at Dabolim in goa.

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Cuisines at Malvan Beach

Coconut, Rice and fish are the prime ingredients in Malvani cuisine. Sea food is the speciality of this place. Malvani food is famous for its instant bursts of flavour throughout the Western region.

Accommodation in Malvan

There are plenty of hotels and guest houses available in Malvan. They provide you with homely atmosphere and warm hospitality. with comfortable rooms that make your stay pleasant and nice. All other necessary amenities are available. Some guest houses offer you lovely views from your hotel rooms. The beaches are quiet and nice and you can spend long periods of time close to the ocean.

Facts about Malvan

There are some stories which are related to the name 'Malvan'. Earlier Salt producers used the term 'Mahalavan' to describe a region rich in salt, a compound word from' maha' meaning 'great' and 'lavan' meaning plantation (salt) through which the place derived its name. Another possibility was with the words 'mad' and 'ban' meaning trees and garden respectively as Malvan has lot of coconut trees around it.

Outdoor Activities in Malvan

Due to its crystal clear water, water sports like scuba diving and snorkeling are also available for the visitors giving them views of marine life and for recreation. Apart from this, shopping is also a great experience. Malvan beaches are cool, refreshing and a pleasant place to relax offering mesmerising view of the Arabian Sea and sunset views. One can spend their quality time around the quiet, beautiful beaches, trying the malvani cuisine and enjoying the water sports for which the place is popular.

Availability Of Hotels

Both cheap and luxury hotels and cottages are available within walking distance of the beach. Hotels are clean and spacious with good room service and helpful staff. Other facilities include airport shuttle, laundry service, restaurant, taxi service and a doctor on call are also offered by the hotels.

Tips For Visiting Beaches

Visit Sindhudurg Fort, Rock Garden and the temples Nearby. Try the famous coconut, rice and fish dishe of Malvani cuisine along With Malvani Sweets and Sokadi - A drink made from the kokum fruit. Malvan is perfect for Scuba Diving and Snorkeling.

How To Reach Beaches in Malvan

Well connected with road transportation, state transport buses available from different routes.

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