Vengurla is situated in the Southern part of the
Maharashtra coastline. Its famous for its long stretch
of shimmering sand, lined with thick cashew, coconut, jackfruit and mango
groves. Nearby are the Vengurla rocks also known as Burnt Islands.
On what was once an inner island, and is now part of the mainland, which lies in the old town of Malvan, almost hidden by palms. It also houses two famous temples, the Shri Devi Sateri temple and the Rameshwar temple.
Once upon a time it was an important trade centre, which was twice destroyed by the many attacks to this place between 1664-1812. There are two old forts the Sindhudurg and Padmagad in the township of Malvan. It is believed that an underground tunnel was to have joined the two forts.
Rail: Kolhapur is the
nearest railhead from the beach.
Road: By road, Malvan is 514-km away from Mumbai , and 200-km from Ratnagiri. Ratnagiri is well connected with all the places in the state and tourists can access this place easily from Ratnagiri. Vengurla is at a distance of 522-km from Mumbai.
There is a MTDC Resort situated near the beach.