Sight Seeing

Devbaug beach : 

A confluence of the Karli River flowing into the Arabian Sea. This point marks the southern most tip of the Malvan taluka. The beach lures to the tourists by its stunning white sand and beautiful blue water lagoon, thus an idealist spot for swimming , sunbathing and pick nicking. Flock of local sea birds add to the beauty of serene surroundings by playing with the sea waters. A hill in the back drop offers panoramic view of Arabian sea and light house situated on the rocky island. Sunset is the peak time to watch this natures expression. Mingles secretly with sea waters from behindDevbaug’s famous Mobar Point.Local fishermen recently started water sports near confluence. They have water scooter, jet ski, bumper ride, banana/dolphin boat ride, Kayak boating sports.

Tarkarli beach :

A long stretch of silver sands, cool sea breeze whispering through towering Cajurina plantations on the beach, Fishermen seen launching their traditional boats and nets daily into the sea is an interesting feature to watch on this beach. MTDC has a luxury resort around the beach, inviting tourist to experience something unusual-staying. Two house boats are constructed in back water with luxurious facilities. Get thrilling Experience of Water Scooter Scuba Diving & Snorkeling. Be cautious while entering the sea for swimming.

Mobar Sangam: 

Mobar Sangam is the “confluence” of river ‘Karli’ and Arabian sea. Sangama is the Sanskrit word for confluence. The point of confluence is a sacred place for Hindus. The local younsters from Tarkarli-Devbaug started water sports like speed boat ride, Jet ski ride, bumper ride, dolphin ride, Kayak boating.

Bhogwe beach: 

Bhogwe beach is located on the western shores of Sindhudurg District in Maharashtra. Endowed with foamy waves thundering onto the silvery white sand, this beach will surely free you from the shackles of stress and boredom. Village Bhogave has another attraction of the merging of the river named Karli with the sea. The beach offers a wonderful view of Karli river’s estuary, which mingles secretly with sea waters from behind Devbaug’s famous Mobar Point.

Light House: 

Vengurla Rock Lighthouse is about 8 km north from Vengurla port and is approached, during fair seasons only by a mechanized boat to be specially engaged from Vengurla port. The journey takes more than two hours. The steps have been cut in the rock for climbing up from landing point. In olden days ML Vengurla rock served the station.
The coastal region from Vengurla point to Nivti fort in north-west has several high rise rocks inside the sea. The Vengurla rock or Burnt Island consists of a group of rocks rising 20 to 50 m above sea level.
The first Light house was built in 1870 on a nearby rock, to the west of the present rock, in the sea. The lighting apparatus which was to be placed here, did not reach on time and it was necessary to exhibit the light, it was decided to use the log fire as the light source for some time. The kerosene oil lamp in a lantern with 5th order optic was subsequently placed on the tower. The light was shifted to the present location on a 9 m high square masonry tower-painted white in 1890. The double wick lamp inside a 4th order optic and lantern was installed. on this tower. The station was visited by Lighthouse Expert Alan D. Stevenson in April 1927 who suggested to provide a powerful light and a wireless system at the station.

Sindhudurg fort:

This fort was constructed by Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire. The construction was done under the supervision of Hiroji Indulkar, in the year 1656.
Entrance to the fort and main watch tower
Shivaji’s temple on the fort
One of the best preserved forts of the Marathas, Sindhudurg fort has zigzag rampart with 42 bastions. Apart from the huge stones, the building material involved 2000 khandis (72,576 kg) of iron erecting the massive curtain wall and bastions. A notable feature is that the foundation stones were laid down firmly with 5 khandis (181.5 kg) of molten lead.
The Watch Tower facing the sea
Over 4000 mounds of iron were used in the casting and foundation stones were firmly laid down. Construction started on 25 November 1664. Built over a period of three years (1664–67), the sea fort is spread over 48 acres (190,000 m2) with a two-mile (3 km) long rampart, and walls that are 30 feet (9.1 m) high and 12 feet (3.7 m) thick. The massive walls were designed to serve as a deterrent to approaching enemies and to the waves and tides of the Arabian Sea. The main entrance is concealed in such a way that no one can pinpoint it from outside.
At a time when Samudra Gaman (travelling by sea) was banned by scriptures, this construction on an island represents the revolutionary mindset of its engineer
Jay Ganesh Temple:
A malvani man, Mr Jayant Salgaonkar built this huge & stunning temple in 2004 as sanctity. It sits amidst of Medha, a small ward of Malvan. Now days, this temple is a great attraction for the Tourists. The sanctum internally a square & externally crowned with a graceful tower. A golden idol Ganesh is worshiped daily. A huge courtyard provides a serenity & invigorate the tourist. A carving sculptures on temple enchanting the viewer.
Rock garden:
 The Rock garden is situated near the Arase Mahal and on the Rocky Shore of Malvan.This beautifully maintained garden is just close to the sea overlooking the Chivla beachwith colorful  decorative flowers and trees.

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