Monday, 29 June 2015

Chivla Beach - One uncrowded and beautiful beach in Konkan

Malvan is getting highly commercialized and many tourists prefer it, mainly for two reasons, the place is not much crowded as Goan beaches and most importantly it’s cheap when you compare to Goa. Malvan is famous for Alphonso mango production and its beautiful beaches, serene backwaters, historic forts and exciting adventure avenues is truely a dream holiday destination. The backwaters in Malvan is an ideal site for water sports and today Malvan is the most sought after destination for water sports in Maharashtra. Malvan is also the best places where you can enjoy S.C.U.B.A Diving and snorkeling in Maharashtra. Dolphin watch rides are also very popular in malvan. The Chivla beach is located at a walking distance (15 - 20 min) from Malvan in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra.
          Chivla Beach is a C shaped beach with long rocky stretch of 1-1.5kms with clean sands between Government rest house on left and rocky jutting on the right is a pleasure-walk. Like all konkan beaches this is a clean unpolluted beach. You can enjoy the sunset from Chivla beach. Fishing is even enjoyed by many arrivals During December to February when skies are clear and see many shades of colours at the time of sunset. Chivla beach is one of the nearest beach from the Malvan town. The rock gardens is very close to the Chivla beach and "Sindhudurg fort" is also nearest location from chivla beach. This beach offer you a mesmerizing and stunning views that encourage visitors to coming here in large numbers. Nature admirers and ancient delights will find this place is heaven..The beach is ideal for sunbathing and bird watching in the morning    Also, tourist can spend their moments while boating on the waves of the Chivla beach. This beach has got splendid views of the evening sunset that surely encourages couples to make a plan for this beach. It is one of the favourite destinations of the local populace for an evening stroll. The evening presents a stunning view of the sky. The most favorable months to visit this beach are between months from December to February.
      The chivla beach is surrounded by various hotels which offer exclusive services. All these hotels are good budget hotels which are affordable by arrivals, They serve various facilities such as sightseeing views to numerous landmarks. Also you can enjoy various activities such as swimming, skiing, boating, snorkelling and scuba diving at chivla beach. This beach is for those people who are looking for peace and tranquillity.
      Nearby attraction of Chivla Beach like, Bhagwati Temple, Jay Ganesh Temple, Rameshwar Temple, Kunkeshwar Temple, Bharadi Devi Angnewadi, Dhamapur Lake, Amboli Hill Station and Rameshwar temple is visited by many devotees when planning a trip for Chivla beach.

Getting There
By air:
Nearest airport is Goa.
By rail:
Nearest railhead is Kudal, 45 k.m. on Konkan Railway.
By road:
Mumbai–Malvan (546 k.m.), Kolhapur–Tarkarli (160 k.m.), Malvan – Chivla Beach (500 meter).

State transport buses are available From Mumbai, Kolhapur or Pune to Malvan.

Rickshaws are also available from malvan bus depot.

Many things that you can do in Malvan like;
Visit to Sindhudurg Fort
Water Sports in Devbaug
Visit to Chivla beach
Dolphin Watch Boat Rides
Rock garden
SCUBA Dive & Snorkel in Tarkarli
Enjoy Malvani Foods


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