As we all know, Malvan is a city and taluka in Sindhudurg District. It is the southernmost district of Maharashtra State, India. Malvan is 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. Fishing and agriculture is the main occupation here. Fish and curry are the local diets of the people residing here. Hotels, resorts, homestay, and hotels near Devbag beach are the best for your stay in Malvan. This city produces Alphonso mangoes in huge amounts. Moreover, Malvan is also famous for sweets such as Malvani Khaja made from Gram-besan flour and coated jaggery and also Malvani Ladoos. Other sweets that attract tourists are Konkani meva, Aambawadi, Fanaspoli, dry fruits, Kajuwadi, Naralachya Wadya, and Malvani Masala.
Things to do in Malvan
The best way to travel to Malvan is by viewing and visiting the exciting places in Malvan for total refreshment and relaxation. Moreover, you can do several exciting activities in Malvan such as scuba diving, boat riding, snorkeling, parasailing, and many more. You can also visit the best places in Malvan such as Sindhudurg Fort, Chivla Beach, Devbag, Tarkarli Beach, Jay Ganesh Mandir, Malvan Dandi Beach, Kolamb Beach, Rock Garden, and many more for your enjoyment. All these activities can be done only by staying at the hotels for safe enjoyment in Malvan.
Among all such activities, you enjoy doing “Scuba Diving” here in Malvan. There are several beautiful places in India where you can devour the adventures of scuba diving. One such amazing place is Tarkarli-Devbag, Malvan. Tarkarli – Devbag is a beautiful beach with abundant underwater beauty such as coral reefs, exotics fishes, sea plants, dolphins, and much more to be explored through scuba diving. The clear waters are safe even for the most juvenile diver.
Scuba Diving experience in Malvan is a must. As it adds a feather to the scenic beauty and mouth-watering cuisine that Malvan offers. Scuba diving here is a form of underwater diving in which a diver uses self-contained underwater breathing scuba to breathe underwater. With the assistance of equipment such as scuba masks, breathing regulators, fins, and gauges. While doing Scuba diving here, scuba divers can explore the underwater world. Scuba diving at Tarkarli – Devbagh is a form of Modern scuba diving which is very safe and easy to learn. All basic skills can be learned in a couple of hours while doing Scuba diving at Tarkarli.
Homestays in Malvan
Homestay in Malvan is a beautiful cottage holiday concept in the entire Malvan. The local villagers manage these Homestays systematically and give you the best of their hospitality. The tourism industry is the main source of income for the villagers. There are many more such Homestays and hotels spread across the Tarkarli belt from Wayri till Devbag Beach which is the last point where the land actually ends. You can spend a very peaceful time in these homestays also get a good taste of their traditional cuisine. These homestay and hotels near Devbag Beach in Malvan also has standard modern facilities like A.C. well-maintained toilets, small restaurants, etc. Though finding accommodation is easy in Malvan, it is very important to choose a nice location where one can easily access its surroundings and enjoy the beautiful nature during the stay.
Entire Malvan is well established with homestays, OYO Property, Private Bungalows, and middle to high range resorts. However, I choose to go with homestay as it is cheap with prices and one of the best ways to live and interact with locals. Hotels and resorts in Malvan are so pleasant and peaceful also the homestay and hotels in Devbag beach are the best for your stay in Malvan.
You can also go to the Private Bungalows, Hotels, and Resorts according to your budget. Even you can find several Private Bungalows, Hotels, and Resorts in your budget which gives you the best accommodation in Malvan. Besides accommodation, you can get the best facilities and modern services in the hotels and resorts of Malvan. Hotels, resorts, and bungalows such as Visava sea view Malvan, Hotel The Pride Malvan, Seasons Beach Resort, Coconut Garden Beach House, Pocket- friendly Bungalow, The Coconut Palms, and many more provides you the same facilities and services as the homestays provide. The only difference is that homestays are cheaper than hotels, resorts, and bungalows. That everyone can afford these homestays without any hesitation.
How to Reach Malvan?
As we have many questions regarding how to reach Malvan? So to overcome all these questions. We know, Malvan is situated in the coastal districts of the state of Maharashtra. It is approximately 514 km away from Mumbai, 405 km away from Pune, and 140 km away from Ratnagiri. It is almost an 8 to 9 hours drive from Mumbai and Pune. Malvan is easily reachable by road from the major cities of Maharashtra. You can also reach Malvan by Airways and Railways but the main problem is that Malvan doesn’t have its own airport and railway stations. So, the roadway is the most convenient way to reach Malvan.
Best Time to Visit Malvan?
As we also have many questions regarding what’s the best time to visit Malvan?
So for all those people who asked this question. I would like to tell you that Malvan is one of the charmest towns of Sindhudurg District which spots the 7 uncharted, unpolluted beaches. Exhibiting moderately stifling and warm weather, Malvan experiences high temperatures around 35 degrees celsius and low temperatures around 15 degrees celsius. Malvan tends to have humid summers followed by abundant monsoons and modest winters. Even though Malvan is reachable throughout all seasons, winters are considered to be an excellent time to visit Malvan. The conditions remain clear and are comparatively less stifling due to humidity and without the persecuting heat and humidity, sightseeing is easy.
Moreover, the summer of Malvan can be really hot with temperatures like 38 degrees celsius. Accompanied with the moist climate, it is taxing on the tourists, tourists typically avoid the time period spanning between February to May.