Mumbai: If you are eager to have a rendezvous with the world underwater, then here’s where you need to head to if you are in India. Tarkarli – a coral beach, near Malvan in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra is your destination to try out snorkelling and scuba diving besides other water sports.
Blessed with a long coastline, Tarkarli’s clear waters attract tourists from various parts of the country. Located about 500 kilometres from Mumbai, Tarkarli is a perfect summer destination.
How to reach Tarkarli?
By Air – The nearest airport in Goa’s Dambolim. It’s about 81 kilometers from Tarkarli. You can hire a cab from the airport to reach Tarkarli.
By Rail - Konkan Express and Mandovi Express will help you reach the nearest station to Tarkarli. Get off at Kudal and get a cab or bus to Tarkarli.
By Road –
By car - Tarkarli is about 478 kilometers from Mumbai. Take the Panvel route and reach Chiplun via Asurde. Then head to Ratnagiri via Rajapur towards Kankavali and proceed towards Chauke to reach your final destination – Tarkarli.
By Bus – Delux, Sleeper, Private and government run buses are available.