Tarkarli is a tranquil and serene beach in Maharashtra and it is known for its crystal clear water. Tarkarli is a narrow stretch of beach with pristine waters, located at the convergence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea. The beach has silk smooth sand along the stretch and Tarkali is dominated by greenery and sparkling blue water.Again the water is so pure that the seabed is visible even if you venture out at the sea.
Tarkarli has been bestowed with a long coastline which is ideal for those long romantic and nostalgia filled walks. The feeling of soft sand under your nimble toes and the presence of clear water and sky along with the cleanest of breathing air provides a heady feeling. Not to forget that the beach is also the trusted zone for the female turtles. It is not uncommon to find a turtle lazing on the beach or hatching and protecting its eggs.
|White Sand Beach|
This place has gained prominence because of its transparently clear seas, where on a fairly sunny day, one can see the sea- bed up to a depth of 20 feet. This beach can be rightly called as ‘Queen Beach’ of Sindhudurg. Sea and sand blending in enchanting natural harmony, gracefully cruising boats in calm and cool river waters add to the beauty of this beach.
|Sunset at Tarkali Beach|
Laze in the hammock or stroll around, this beach is definitely the right place to recharge your senses in complete sanctity. While on a walk, the travelers if fortunate enough could figure turtle laying eggs on the beach side which can bestow the revelers a chance to click some photographs and capture them in the camera.
How to Reach Tarkarli:
The distance from Mumbai to Tarkarli is 475 km by the NH17 Mumbai-Panvel-Goa highway, or 546 km away if the NH4 Mumbai-Pune-Kolhapur route is chosen. The nearest railway station to Tarkarli beach, is Kudal railway station which is on the Konkan Railway Mumbai-Goa route. You can take a Mumbai-Goa train and get down at Kudal which is just 45 kms away from Tarkarli.