Vengurla - Malvan Beach


Vengurla is famous for its long stretch of iridescent sand, lined up with thick cashew, coconut, jackfruit and mango groves. Vengurla rocks or Burnt Islands is so near to this beach. Malvan has now become a part of the mainland. This area is thickly covered with palm trees. This place is famous for the temples of Shri Devi Sateri Temple and Rameshwar Temple as well.

Malvan was once an important center for trade, which was twice destroyed by the attacks between 1664-1812. There are two old forts at nearby Sindhudurg and Padmagad in the township of Malvan. It is believed that an underground tunnel links the two forts.

Vengurala is 514 km away from Mumbai and 200 km from Ratnagiri. Kolhapur is the nearest railhead, while tourists can also access this place through Ratnagiri, which is well connected by road. Tourists can stay in government resorts near the beach.

Location info:

Address:200 Kms from Ratnagiri
Nearest City:
Best time to visit: September to May



Interesting things to do:

Photography, can play at the beach.

Interesting things to Visit:

The town has two well - known temples : the Shri Devi Sateri temple and the Rameshwar Mandir.

Tourists can also visit the Vengurla rocks also known as Burnt Island, which is quite near to the beach. It is often mentioned in the history books as a centre for trade settlement.

Rock Garden - The Rock garden is situated near the Arase Mahal and on the Rocky Shore of Malvan.

Jai Ganesh Mandir: Jai Ganesh Mandir, is built by Mr Jayntrao Salgaokar, being the son of the soil, Mr. Salgaokar, primarily a businessman, built the temple to bring the devotion towards ganesha to a different level in his town. Every year on Maghi Ganesh Jayanti culturally enriching programs take place in and around the mandir.

Chivla Beach There is an excellent accommodation near this beach called "Vasanti" House, which is MTDC approved under Bed and Breakfast scheme of Sindhudurg heading.

Mobile range info:

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Kolhapur is the nearest railhead.
Nearest Airport:The nearest airport is Ratnagiri,
Road Transport:Malvan is 514 kms away from Mumbai, 200 kms from Ratnagiri. Vengurla is 522 kms from Mumbai.

Nearest Visiting places:

  • Arse Mahal Beach
  • Tondavali Beach (19 km North of Malvan)
  • Achra Beach (22 km north of Malvan)
  • Rameshwar Temple (23 km north of Malvan)
  • Devbaug Beach (12 km south of Malvan)
  • Vetal Mandir (4 km North of Malvan)

Nearest Petrol Pump:


MTDC resort at Malvan.

Things to carry:

Mineral water bottles, food, first aid kit, some extra clothes and so on.

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:At the Nearest City.
Society/Community Phone Number