Tarkarli beach boasts of the finest talcum powder sand to be found along the Konkan - this is not a travel writer's cliche. The water is so clear that you can see the sea bed upto a depth of 15 ft or more. With an almost 8 km long coastline Tarkarli features as one of the most picturesque destination in the entire Konkan stretch. Notwithstanding the proximity to Goa, Tarkarli still is one of the most popular beaches in southern Konkan
Tarkarli beach is arguably one the most picturesque beaches amongst the Konkan Beaches. A turqoise blue sea with the Sindhudurg fort looming in the horizon makes a sunset at the Tarkarli beach truely unforgetable.
Backwaters of the Karli river between Tarkarli and Kudal opened up the opportunity for M.T.D.C to emulate the star attraction of a Kerala vacation right here in Maharashtra. In 2003 M.T.D.C launched the houseboats similar to the Kerala houseboats adding a golden feather to Tarkarli Tourism. A houseboat ride down the Karli river is now one of the unique attractions Tarkarli has to offer its patrons now!
The little fishing village of Devbag lies wedged between the sea and Karli river to the south of Tarkarli beach. A peninsula with the sea on one side and the Karli river on the other. Devbaug Sangam where the river meets the sea is one of the most picturesque locales in Tarkarli.
There are two options of dives that is available for S.C.U.B.A Diving in Tarkarli, Malvan. The first option is the commercial dive where in the diver carries a tube connected to the oxygen source which is placed on a boat near the dive site. This type of dives is termed as commercial dive and is ideal for quick peek underwater
The second option of S.C.U.B.A. Diving in Tarkarli is the cylinder dive. Evident from its name in this type of S.C.U.B.A diving the diver carries an oxygen cylinder along with him. Cylinder dives offer much more freedom to the diver and also helps the diver to achieve greater depths and cover more points than commercial dives.
Sindhudurg fort and its vicinity with abundant coral reeves was identified by M.T.D.C as a snorkeling site in early 2000's and since then Tarkarli and Malvan has been elevated as unique beach destination which offered a small window to the under water marine life. Snorkeling in Tarkarli is much cheaper than SCUBA Diving in Tarkarli
Tarkarli is now the most sought after destination for water sports in Maharashtra in the entire Konkan stretch. Tsunami island off the coast of Devbaug nnear the 'sangam point' is the hub of water sports in Tarkarli. All the exciting water sports options including parasailing in the sea is available at the Tsunami island..