About Malvan

Malvan: where Culture meets Coastline


Malvan Overview

Malvan is a culturally and historically significant town in Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district. The Sindhudurg Fort of Chatrapati Shivajiraje is well-known historically. It is known for its mouth-watering Malvani seafood and sweets on a cultural level.

Malvan is also noted for its clean, refreshing, and less crowded beaches. Sunset sights can be seen from a long distance.


Malvan Beach

Malvan is quickly becoming Maharashtra's most popular water sports destination due to its beautiful Malvan Beach. Adventure water sports such as scuba diving, parasailing, jet ski rides, bumper rides, banana boating, and other similar activities increase the number of visitors to different Malvan Beach. 

Malvan Beaches are clean, uncrowded, and expansive. The sea is tranquil, and there are numerous tourist attractions. The stunning white-sand beach, nestled along the Konkan coastline, draws nature enthusiasts and photographers, while the elegance and solitude of the beach enchant honeymoon couples. 


Malvan Beach Resorts

Your holiday in this paradise will only be complete if you stay at one of the wonderful Malvan Beach Resorts, which are surrounded by stunning beaches, a refreshing atmosphere, and a stunning environment.

If you're looking for a luxurious stay at one of the best Malvan Beach Resorts, then Siddhivinayak Beach Resort is the place to go. Siddhivinayak is located between Tarkarli and Devbagh Sangam and offers a gorgeous setting as well as in-house activities such as parasailing, dolphin viewing, boating, and more.

Avisa Nila Beach Resort, one of the magnificent Malvan Beach Resorts, is situated on the western coast of India, at the junction of the River Karli and the Arabian Sea. The multi-cuisine delights offered at Avisa Nila's restaurants, which provide maximum luxury to guests, are also one of the possibly the best reasons for bringing thousands of visitors to this beach paradise.

The Fantasea Beach Resort, located on the pristine Devbag – Tarkarli beach, is one of the top Malvan Beach Resorts. This wonderful resort, which offers spectacular views of the blue ocean and is built in traditional Konkani style with modern amenities to suit the tastes of every visitor, is built in traditional Konkani style with modern amenities to suit the taste of every tourist.


Places To Visit In Malvan

Sindhudurg Fort is living proof of Maratha construction in Malvan, projecting in an islet of the Arabian Sea. It is one of the most popular places to visit in Malvan due to its lofty walls and massive structure, as well as the unrivaled view of the sea. The fort includes the world's only temple dedicated to Shivaji Maharaj, the fort's creator.

Devbagh Beach is a stunning image of the azure lagoon, white sand, and tranquillity. Devbaug beach is one of the best places to visit in Malvan for relaxation, sunbathing, swimming, and watching seagulls and other aquatic birds.

The Tsunami Island is a great spot for water activities. It has it all for adventure seekers, from scuba diving, paragliding, and kayaking to banana boat excursions, bumper rides, and jet skiing. Furthermore, the sunset views from this gleaming white sand island are breathtaking, henc making it one of the best places to visit in Malvan.

Best Time To Visit Malvan

Malvan has a tropical environment highlighted by the presence of the ocean, and it is known for its serene beaches and charming tourist attractions. 

Summer is the best time to visit Malvan since it's off-season and provides special offers and discounts on accommodations while tourists can still enjoy sightseeing and participating in adventure sports.

The winter months of October to February are also considered to be the best time to visit Malvan. Winter in this coastal town provides a memorable vacation with cool nights and pleasant days. 

The monsoon season, which runs from July to September, is not the best time to visit Malvan  since the rain prevents outdoor activities.

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How to reach Malvan from Mumbai?

Malvan from Mumbai By Road-

The road distance between Mumbai and Malvan is 533 kilometers.

The quickest and cheapest method to reach Malvan from Mumbai is by bus. It takes 14 hours and 15 minutes to get to Malvan by bus. 

Malvan from Mumbai By Flight-

You can take a flight from Mumbai to Goa International Airport, which takes 5 hours and 44 minutes to reach Goa. Then take a cab or taxi from Goa Airport to Malvan. 

Where is Malvan?

Malvan is a town in the Maharashtra state of India's Sindhudurg District. Malvan is a historically and culturally prominent town in Maharashtra, well famed for Chhatrapati Shivajiraje's Sindhudurg Fort.

Malvan is a small town with a lengthy stretch of white sand beaches stretching north and south through Achara Beach to Devbagh Beach.

How to reach Malvan from Pune?

Malvan from Pune By Road 

The road distance between Pune and Malvan is 391 kilometers. The quickest and cheapest method to get to Malvan from Pune is to take the bus to Mumbai from Pune and then the bus to Malvan, which takes 19h 15m. other way to reach Malvan from Pune is to take a bus to Sawantwadi from Pune. It takes 7 hours 22 minutes to travel to Malvan from Pune by bus to Sawantwadi. And then take a cab to Malvan.

Malvan from Pune By Flight

You can take a flight from Pune to Goa International Airport, which takes 6 hours 30 minutes to reach Goa. Then take a cab or taxi from Goa Airport to Malvan. 

What to do in Malvan?

Malvan is renowned in Maharashtra for its watersports-related thrilling activities. Here are some of the best activities to do in Malvan-

  • Karli backwater visit 
  • Boating
  • Watersports in the Tsunami
  • Snorkeling
  • Island Scuba diving
  • Banana Boat Ride
  • Bike/Car Tour
  • Dolphin watching boat rides
  • Visiting Sindhudurg Fort
  • Speed Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Fishing Trips 
  • Picnic at Devbagh Beach
  • Jet skiing
  • Watching Dolphin sea rides

What to see in Malvan?

Malvan is home to stunning beaches, serene backwaters, historic forts, and gorgeous temples. To make the most of your trip, here is a short but impressive list of the best locations to see in Malvan.

  • Tarkarli Beach 
  • Malvan Beach 
  • Devbagh Beach 
  • Kolamb Beach 
  • Achara Beach 
  • Sindhudurg Fort 
  • Tsunami Island 
  • Malvan Marine Sanctuary 
  • Rock Garden 
  • Chivla Beach
  • Rameshwar Temple 
  • Jai Ganesh Temple 
  • Sateri Devi Jal Mandir 
  • Talashil Beach 
  • Sarjekot Fort 
  • Wairy Ubhatwadi Beach 
  • Rajkot Fort
  • Kolamb Creek 
  • Nivati Fort 
  • Shri Jarimari Temple
  • Padmagad Fort

How far is Malvan from Goa?

The road distance between Goa and Malvan is 143 kilometers.

The flight distance from Goa to Malvan is 110 kilometers.

What is the weather in Malvan?

Summer in Malvan (March - June)

The summer season in Malvan starts from March till June. Summers in Malvan may be hot, with temperatures ranging from 27°C to 38°C. Mornings and evenings are lovely, with a cool sea wind to soothe your spirit. The sky is clear, visibility is excellent, and currents are not particularly strong. 

This is a nice time to visit Malvan because you may sightsee in peace and book accommodations and travel at lower rates during the off-season.

Monsoon in Malvan (July - September)

By the end of June, the southwest monsoon finally arrives in Malvan. Rainfall is heavy along the coast, and the showers are heavy. The region receives 3000 mm of rain each year on average. It is difficult to go sightseeing these days.

In the early part of July, you can still visit the region and avoid the worst of the rains. If you want to visit Malvan during the monsoon, remember to bring an umbrella and other rain gear. Keep in mind that rains are likely 20-25 days out of the month.

Winter in Malvan (October - February) 

The Winter season in Malvan starts from October till February. Winter is the most popular time to visit this coastal town, with temperatures ranging from 16°C to 28°C. The days are lovely and delightful, while the nights are pleasant and cool. Swimming and other water sports are enjoyable in the winter at Malvan, with an average ocean temperature of 24°C. The weather is pleasant, with a clear sky and cottony clouds, and excellent visibility.

What are the best places to stay in Malvan?

Choose from any of these resorts to make the most of your holiday, as they are all well-equipped with modern conveniences, enveloped in luxury, and providing delicious seafood.

  • Tian Beach Resort
  • Avisa Nila Beach Resort
  • Siddhivinayak Beach Resort
  • Blue Sea Resort
  • Fantasea Beach Resort
  • Devbag Kinara Resort
  • Shripad Beach Resort
  • Shyam Sundar Beach Resort
  • Samant Beach Resort
  • Chivala Beach Resort
  • Golven Beach Resort

What is the famous food of Malvan?

Malvan, which is located near the shore in Maharashtra's Konkan area, is well-known for its seafood and wide selection of sweets. The following are some of the most delectable delicacies that you must try during your trip to Malvan-

The main ingredients in Malvani cuisine are coconut, rice, and fish.

Kokum the utterly delicious Phanasachi bhaji, a dish made of jackfruit, chilies, and spices, and Kombdi Vade, which consists of spicy chicken curry made in the traditional Malvani way and a drink made of coconut milk, puri-like fried bread sol kadhi, a dish made of jackfruit, and kokum the utterly delicious Phanasachi bhaji, spices, chilies.

A magnificent lunch is topped off with Solkadi, a kokum-based drink with a hint of chilly. Also, Fish curry served with steamed rice is a filling dinner here. Malvanis enjoy their sweets, so don't forget to pick up some khadkhadi laddu, amba poli, Malvani khaja, and sutarfeni packs. Malvani Laddoos, prepared with gram flour and jaggery, is a sweet tooth's delight.

What are the best restaurants and street food stalls in Malvan?

Here is the list of the top 10 must-visit Restaurants and street food stalls in Malvan-

Athithi Bamboo

Hotel Chaitanya

Only Fish

Hotel Rameshwar

Vijaya Bakery

Aswad Fast Food

Ocean's Paradise


Swami Family Restaurant

Tarkarli Sea Breeze Resort

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