Tarkarli - A Sea side Sojourn

Tarkarli beach has the finest white sand beach in the entire stretch of Konkan beaches. Notwithstanding the proximity to Goa, Tarkarli still is one of the most popular beaches in southern Konkan. With the Karli backwaters on one side and the turqoise blue sea on the other, Tarkarli is the most picturesque destination and Tarkarli is also amongst the most popular beaches in Maharashtra.

Tarkarli is amongst the premiere destinations promoted by M.T.D.C. Located in Sindhudurg district bordering Goa, Tarkarli is amongst the southern most beaches in Maharashtra. Part of the series of beaches in Malvan, Tarkarli is a small stretch of beach with Devbaug beach to its south and the Sindhudurg sea fort to its north.

Tarkarli Beach

Tarkarli Holidays

Tarkarli Beach

Tarkarli offers an ideal destination for a relaxed weekend away near the beach and also is a good stop over on the way to Goa if you are on a long holiday. Tarkarli is less than two hours drive from north Goa.

SCUBA Diving in Tarkarli

Tarkarli is amongst the few destinations in Maharashtra where you can enjoy Snorkeling and S.C.U.B.A diving thanks to the clear waters and the coral reefs which spread over almost the entire coast near Tarkarli.

Sindhudurg fort Tarkarli

Sindhudurg fort which spreads over 44 acres on the Kurte island to the north of Tarkarli beach in Malvan is another must visit during a holiday in Tarkarli. You also get to taste authentic Malvani food in Tarkarli.

Tarkarli Hotels

Fantastico Woods
An eco friendly luxury wooden cottage beach resort right on the beach.

Tarkarli Hotels

Kubal Homestay
An economic hometay located between Malvan and Tarkarli

Tarkarli Hotels

Mauli Nivas
A budget homestay in Malvan a hop away from Chivla beach

Activities in Tarkarli

Watersports in Tarkarli

Tarkarli is emerging as the most sought after destination for water sports in Maharashtra. Tsunami island in the Karli backwaters which is a small island off the coast of Devbag village is the hub of water sports near Tarkarli with all the major water rides including parasailing in the sea!

SCUBA Diving in Tarkarli

Tarkarli is amongst the very few places in the country where you could indulge in SCUBA diving. M.T.D.C identified the region near Sindhudurg fort as the primary site for SCUBA Diving. Now SCUBA diving in Tarkarli is organized off the coast near the end of Tarkarli beach at the tart of Devbag village.

Boating in Tarkarli

Boating off the coast of Tarkarli and also in the Karli backwaters is one of the most popularactivities amongst tourists visiting Tarkarli. Boating operators have identified few interesting points and boating routes for boating trips from Tarkarli during which dolphin sighting are also very common

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Hotel Reservation

We have shortlisted about 25 hotels in Tarkarli of different categories and facilitate the reservations of hotels for your holidays in Tarkarli

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Taxi Reservation

We help you reserve taxis for sightseeing around Tarkarli and also arrange pick up and drop to the nearest bus station or railway station.

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Ticket Booking

For people who have booked hotels or SCUBA diving packages with us we assist in bus / train ticket booking free of any booking fee

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SCUBA Packages

We reserve seats for S.C.U.B.A diving and water sports in Tarkarli and co ordinate the activities to ensure a smooth conduct.

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Boating Trips

We organize dolphin watch boat rides in independant private catamarans and deep sea fishing trips for our guests

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Fixed Departure trips

We organize fised departure trips from Mumbai and Pune which include transport food hotel stay and activities in Tarkarli

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Joshua's SCUBA Diving in Tarkarli

Tarkarli Beach

Joshua's SCUBA Diving in Tarkarli is a venture of puneritraveller.com - a Maharashtra travel guide established on 15th Dec 2008 and serving customers ever since to plan their holidays in Maharashtra.

Amongst the pioneers to offer SCUBA diving in Tarkarli along with water sports, parasailing, boating and stay options Joshua's SCUBA diving in Tarkarli is the best choice of SCUBA diving operators in Tarkarli to plan your holidays in Tarkarli. We also rent two wheelers and taxis for sightseeing in Tarkarli.

SCUBA Diving in Tarkarli

Joshua's SCUBA Diving in Tarkarli is one of the first to offer SCUBA diving in Tarkarli, The dive site at Tarkarli is located at the southern end of Tarkarli beach where the Devbaug village start. A dive here gives the diver a truely open sea experiance.

The first dive site however was in Malvan near the Sindhudurg fort. Participants are taken to the SCUBA dive site in a boat from Dandi beach in Malvan. Shallow dive is offered in Malvan where as in Tarkarli deep sea SCUBA diving is offered. Water sports is also offered at Dandi beach.


How to Reach - Tarkarli

Sindhudurg and Kudal are the nearest railway stations from Tarkarli (about 30kms away) and rail definitely is the most convenient way to travel to Tarkarli especially from Mumbai. By road Tarkarli is about 35 Kms off the NH17 from Kasal.

If you are traveling from Hyderabad Bangaore or Chennai you would find more options to travel to Goa (Madgaon) and connect from there to Tarkarli. We would be happy to arrange a pick up from Madgaon to Tarkarli

A new airport is proposed at Sindhudurg and the work for the same is underway, till the time it is completed Dabolim in Goa is the nearest airport from Tarkarli

Distances from Major Cities

Pune to Tarkarli 400 Kms
Mumbai to Tarkarli 480 Kms
Kolhapur to Tarkarli 180 Kms
Nagpur to Tarkarli 980 Kms
Hyderabad to Tarkarli 700 Kms
Bangalore to Tarkarli 650 Kms