July 29, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi


Town in Maharashtra :

Malvan is a town and taluka in Sindhudurg District, the southernmost district of Maharashtra State, India, well known for the historically important Sindhudurg Fort. Malvan taluka consists of villages such as Angane Wadi Masure, Achra, Khalchi Devli, Jamdul, Juva, Pankhol, Talasheel and Sarjekot.

Elevation: 5 mWeather: 28 °C, Wind NW at 8 km/h, 87% HumidityPopulation: 18,648 (2011)DistrictSindhudurgLocal time: Wednesday, 10:16 amTelephone code: 91-2365

NeighborhoodsMhada ColoniBangiwadaKambli WadaAdarsha Nagar

What is famous in Malvan :

The top attractions to visit in Malvan are:

  • Tarkarli Beach.
  • Talashil Tondavali Beach.
  • Sindhudurg Fort.
  • Rock Garden.
  • Rameshwar Temple.

How do you get to Malvan :

These bus(es) is/are State transport bus etc. The minimum time a bus takes to reach Malvan from Mumbai is 12h 55m. The cheapest way to reach Malvan from Mumbai takes you 7h 27m, which is to take Jan Shatabdi Ex from Mumbai to Kudal then take a taxi from Kudal to Malvan.

How far is malvan from Pune :

395 kmDistance between Pune to Malvan is 395 km by Road along with an aerial distance of 278 km. There are no direct flights or trains or buses between Pune to Malvan. The convenient way to reach from Pune to Malvan is to take Indica from Pune to Malvan.

How do I get to Malvan by train :

Malvan does not have a train station, and the nearest station is Sawantwadi, at a distance of 43 kms from Malvan.

How can I go to Malvan from Goa :

There are no direct flights or trains or buses between Goa to Malvan. The convenient way to reach from Goa to Malvan is to take a taxi from Goa to Malvan.

How far is malvan from Goa :

146 kmsGoa to Malvan distance is 146 kms .

How can I go to Malvan from Mumbai by train :

The cheapest way to reach Malvan from Mumbai takes you 7h 27m, which is to take Jan Shatabdi Ex from Mumbai to Kudal then take a taxi from Kudal to Malvan. The fastest way to reach Malvan from Mumbai takes you 5h 08m, which is to take Go Air from Mumbai to Goa then take a taxi from Goa to Malvan.

Geography and climate[edit]

Malvan is a compact town situated on the coast of Western India. The area’s beaches, Sindhudurg fort, Tarkarli beach, Mobar point, Chivla beach, Tondavali beach, are all attract tourists. Malvan town is bound by three small creeks: Karli, Kolamb and Kalavali.

The climate of Malvan can be generally classified as warm and moderately humid. Average temperatures range between 16 and 33 °C while relative humidity ranges from 69 to 98%. The annual average rainfall of Malvan is 2275 mm.

Transport links :

Malvan is easily accessible by road, being 505 kilometres (314 mi) from Mumbai and 140 kilometres (87 mi) from Ratnagiri. National Highway NH-66 from Mumbai and Goa runs as far as Kasaal, after which Malvan is a State Transport bus or rickshaw ride of approximately 28 kilometres (17 mi) away.

Chivla Beach.

  • Sindhudurg – A sea fort surrounded by sea water from all sides. Only way to reach the fort is by boat. This Sindhudurg (meaning Ocean Fort), was built in 1664 by the 17th century Maratha king, Shivaji on “Kurte” island to the glory of the Maratha Empire.
  • Tarkarli – A beach located 8 km off Malvan town.
MalvanMalvanLocation in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 16°04′0.12″N 73°28′.1128″E

The Rock Garden, Malvan

  • Rock Garden – The Rock garden is situated near the Arase Mahal and on the Rocky Shore of Malvan.
  • Jai Ganesh Mandir
  • Arse Mahal Beach
  • Tondavali Beach (19 km North of Malvan)
  • Achara Beach (22 km north of Malvan)- This is the clearest beach

Water sports :

There are various water sports options available throughout Malvan near sea coast at an affordable rates. Tsunami Island (near Devbaug beach) is a small island on the delta of Tarkarli river. This beach island also is the place to enjoy boat ride in the backwaters of Tarkarli River. This island is not formed due to tsunami waves, but due to this imaginary name it is a popular tourist destination for water sports where one can enjoy rides like Jet-Ski, Banana boat ride, Bumper boat, Kayaks etc. Best time to visit tsunami island for water sports is during high tide when the small island is partially submerged under the water (till knee length).