Long, narrow beaches, white sand, shru trees, and pristine and calm environment- you will witness it all at Tarkarli. Tarkarli is a beautiful hotspot of coastal ecosystem, as it remains quite unexplored. Blessed with long coastline and almost clear water, Tarkarli is an ideal weekend destination to get in touch with nature.
Among all the things to do around Tarkarli, beach visits or tours are the most popular as it is dotted with several of them. In addition to the gorgeous Tarkarli Beach, one can find several other beaches in and around the region including Devbaugh Beach, Chivla Beach, Vengurla Beach, Nivati Beach, Sagareshwar Beach, Achara Beach, Kunkeshwar Beach, Mochemad Beach and Paradise Beach.
Beaches in Tarkarli offer a wide variety of adventure water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing and others. And if you are not a fan of adventures then you hop into the banana or bumper boats, and man-oeuvre them across the pleasant waves. These boats are harnessed to a speed boat and are dragged forward by it, and are a much safer yet enjoyable way to enjoy the movement of the sea waves. Some of the beaches at this gorgeous place are also ideal for swimming.
The serenity and calmness of Tarkarli can be best enjoyed while staying in a houseboat on the silent backwaters of the Karli River. The experience of being so close to nature, experiencing the pleasant weather and scenic beauty with such proximity is beyond comprehension. The houseboats are equipped with almost all luxury amenities and comforting facilities, which will make you feel at ease.
How to reach?
Tarkarli is well connected to Mumbai by road. Regular bus services ply to and fro the village of Tarkarli. And is 490 Kms away from Mumbai.
There is no direct flight or rail connectivity to Tarkarli. The nearest airport is in Panjim, Dabolim Airport, which is 129.5 km away from the city of Tarkarli. The nearest railway station is in Sawantwadi, which is some 37 km away from Tarkarli.
Things To Do
-Banana and Bumper boat rides
-Spotting the dolphins
-Stay in a houseboat