Boating, Snorkelling, Dolphin watch, scuba diving in Malv...

Boating, Snorkelling, Dolphin watch, scuba diving in Malvan

Review of Malvan, Maharashtra

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  • ramNavre
  • Lives in Pune
  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
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"Boating, Snorkelling, Dolphin watch, scuba diving in Malvan"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jan 29, 2010
On year end we visited the Konkan region located on the western coast of Maharashtra...we visited Malvan sea coast...had lots of sea food...and enjoyed Boating, Snorkeling, Dolphin watch and scuba diving.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Sindhudurga fort is worth seeing..
Snorkelling and scuba diving are available in Malvan for those like adventure. While snorkelling one can observe underwater life. Generally we get to see colourful fishes and plants only on Discovery Channel. We were surprised to see them live, in Malvan sea. My friends in Pune did not believe when I showed them the photographs...
Then we saw dolphins swimming in there own way..for seeing Dolphins we went by special boat called Damania.

Activities & things to do: Eat lots of sea food..
Do snorkelling and scuba diving.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: If interested in Snorkelling, Dolphin watching, scuba diving etc., contact Mr.Parab of Damania boat on gives all info on mail. He arranged for our accommodation and sight seeing.
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Viraj Gupte

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  • Viraj Gupte
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"Malvan Rocks!!!!"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jan 17, 2010
Well,if you are in search of a holiday spot a bit cheaper than goa and beautiful than alibaug then Malvan is the right place for you.A hub for avid fisheatarians.It is situated in the Konkan region in Sindhudurg district.It is best for cuisine(fish and rice),Khaja(a sweet) and laddoos.Its got pristine beaches,caring people and good atmosphere.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: As said before,Malvan is known for its food culture and is right place for fisheatarians.Fishes like prawns,lobsters,king fish,mackeral,bombil,tisrya(shells),Crabs form the seafood menu card of this region.A dish called 'Vade-Sagoti',a combination of spicy dry mutton curry with vade(a bread made out of rice and other food grains) is also very famous.You may find many hotels in this town.Special mentions:Hotel Ruchira,Sagar Kinara,Sea-shore.
Talking about the tourist attractions the fort Sindhudurga tops the list.Boat services are avialable nera the sea shore areas.While on the journey to this fort,you will see a lot of seagulls hovering now and then.Sindhudurga fort also has one of the rare sights-a coconut tree with a branch!!!Snorkeling services are also available here.
The next tourist spot is Rock Garden.A beautiful place to enjoy sunsets,morning and evening walks.

Activities & things to do: Tarkarli beach which is some 40 kms away from malvan has got snorkeling and scuba diving provisions.The Malvan marine sanctuary can be seen during these activities.
Just 15 kms away from Tarkarli,Devabagh is another place to visit.Boat services for Dolphin darshan and Sangam(fusion of river and sea) are available here.Just remember,morning time is ideal for watching dolphins as the waters are calm.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: To reach Malvan,you need to alight at Kankavali.Konkan kanya,Mandovi express,Mangala express etc are some trains that halt at kankavali.
ST bus services to malvan from kankavali are available at an interval of 45 minutes.
Happy Journey!!!!
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  • Prasad Kelkar
  • Lives in Mumbai
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"beautiful place located near beach"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jul 19, 2008
malvan is located near tarkarli. in malvan there is a facility to do snorkeling also scuba diving. Even if you are not a swimmer, or even 70 yrs old person can enjoy snorkling into the sea with safe hands

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: malvany fish and other items are very testy.

Activities & things to do: for arranging scuba diving

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: there are various places to see nearby malvan. one must arrange at least four days stay in malvan
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