When it comes to Indian West Coast for a holiday, 99% times people go for Kerala or Goa.
The only time you probably would pick something else, would be when you live in Mumbai and need to travel to some nearby beach for the weekend.
There are many weekend destinations getting popularity these days.
But if you decide to stretch little more then Sindhudurg district has lot more to offer you.
Kokan in Sindhudurg is ridiculously beautiful. Full of secluded beaches, mountains and greenery, its just a treat for your eyes. Vengurla is another famous place is Konkan.
Vengurla is a town in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, India.
With its long stretch of white sands, and hills covered with cashew, coconut, jack-fruit and mango groves lies the pristine and beautiful town of Vengurla.
Its a white sand beach surrounded by a range of hills, semi-circular in shape.
Panjim (goa) is just 67 km from here.
By Air: Dablim, Goa
By Rail: Kudal (Konkan Railway)
Mumbai To Vengurla Beach : 545 km
Panjim (Goa) To Vengurla Beach : 67 km
Pune To Vengurla Beach : 403 Km
Travelers can visit at nearest railway head at Kudal district and even the closest airport is situated at Goa in Dablim region.
Arrivals from the airport or from railway station can hire cabs, private taxis or jeeps and can travel to Vengurla beach. Also this beach can be visited easily as many buses run from various districts all day.
Where To Stay: The closed one is Sagar guest house. You can climb up till sagar guest house and have a paranomic view from there. Also there are a couple of hotels/home stays in main vengurla village.
MTDC Sagareshwar Resort is another option. You can find its reviews on Tripadviser here.
What to Eat: In vengurla market try local ice-cream candy. I had tried it 10 years back and since then whenever I am in vengurla, I try not to miss it.
Also try Kokam sharbat, Cashnuts (especially in summer they are so fresh).
Typical Malvani seafood is available in every restaurant across Vengurla and adjoining places. Fish fry and plain rice is the main diet here. You must insist to serve fresh catch of the day. If its your summer trip then Kokam Sharbat the local drink will help you a lot ( its very tasty).
Vengurla Jetty spot has getting popularity nowadys. During summers it becomes crowded in the evening. If you are not so fond of crowded places then try to visit it early morning or evening.
While you are on your way to jetty, you will find a narrow road on your left hand side which will take you directly to the beach. If you are new then it little difficult to find it. So in that case its always better to take a help from local. Also there is limited car parking on jetty and its free.
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