Malvan is a Taluk comprising 8 villages, which altogether offer several beautiful locations to explore. A popular tourist attraction, Malvan, has earned its name because of its large availability of salt which turns it into a salt plantation region. Following the travel guide for Malvan, the top sightseeing places are Tarkali Beach, Tsunami Island (this island earned its name not because it is a victim of tsunami but for reasons unknown), Sindhudurg Fort, Malvan Wildlife Marine Sanctuary, Rock Garden, Satari Devi Jal Mandir, Jai Ganesh Mandir, Vengurla Malvan Beach, Chivla Beach, Mobar Point and Tondavali Beach are all are tourist attracting magnetic sites.
Sai Bollywood Film City, which is constructed as a muse to the Califormia’s Hollywood city, is also one of the vital places to see. Apart from it, Fort of Sindhurdurg is a site ideal for history lovers. Erected during the sovereignty of the great Marathi Ruler, Shivaji, the fort can only be visited by a boat as it is surrounded by sea at all its fronts. Another important places to visit are Asgani Gaon which was Pandavkalin Leni; Gad River, Rameshwar Mandir and Ramgad Fort.
The Rock Garden is built on the stony seaboards of Malvan and overlooks the Chivla beach, which is a great place for holiday in Malvan.
Amongst the many things to do in Malvan one of prime importance is shopping for food items. In the marketplace, you can buy mangoes, cashews, kokums, Malvani laddoos/khaja and Malvani masala which can be used to make fish curries. Since it’s a town whose livelihood is predominantly based on fishing, Malvan offers one of the most delicious, lip-smacking fish delicacies. Because it’s one of the few places in India to have snorkelling and scuba-diving, these activities also make it to the list. It is a popular attraction for tourists who would like to explore the vividly colourful marine flora and fauna which most definitely include coral reefs.
Tourism places like Malvan are hard to come across. If you’re allured enough to visit it for your next holiday trip, our Malvan travel guide can help you with it.