Chivala Beach a Bright Star on the Horizon of Malvan

Chivala beach is getting popular among the tourists due to its attractive arch shape and huge rocks at the background. It is a sprawling stretch of golden sand and clean waters bordering Malvan in the North. Its proximity to Malvan town is one of its advantages compared to other beaches of Malvan. Earlier a silent fishing village in Sindhudurg district it has now become popular as the best beach to explore on the Malvan coast.
Chivala Beach at Malvan

Chivala beach in Malvan nurturing a fishing village in its vicinity, where small beautiful fishing boats adorned with different colored flags remains in memory for a longer period. One of the nearby attractions is the popular rock garden visited by many tourists during their Malvan visit. Another memorable attraction to be experienced here is the exotic sunset at the backdrop of palm lined beach. Visitors to Chivala love to stay in the traditional home stay accommodations available on the beachside. One of the classic home stays at a convenient location near beach provides perfect ambience and a homely feeling combined with warm Malvani hospitality. All this accompanied with a tasty Malvani cuisine is a treat for the tourists. Chivla beach hotels with well furnished rooms and executive facilities help in balancing requirements of tourists, which opt for a luxurious stay near the beach. Chivala beach resort is surrounded by pristine palm groves, which is a paradise for nature lovers, swimmers and sunbathers.  Even there are a few beach cottages to stay offering a unique and incredible experience.
Chivla Beach at Malvan

Since the beach is located near Malvan city visitors are at liberty to stay in one of the hotels of the town, which are close to Chivala so that they can comfortably go around the Chivala beachfront. Some of the hotels near Chivala beach in Malvan are backed with in-house restaurants which are preferred by many visitors.

Kunkeshwar Temple - Popular Spot near Devgad

Devgad is a beautiful coastal town in Sindhudurg district tucked alongside the Arabian Sea, which is more popular for its cultivation of Alphonso mango. It is well known for a few more things like harbor, the beach and ancient lighthouse built in 1915. Fort Vijaydurga is the pride of this tiny town located near Kankavli on Mumbai Goa road. Fishing is the main occupation in this region. Some of the ancient temples of Devgad like Bhagwati temple, Vishweswarayya and Kunkeshwar temple are the must visit places during your Malvan visit. The location of the temples can be easily traced from the Kunkeshwar map
kunkeshwar temple
 Devgad and most of the Sindhudurga region is gifted with a long coastal line. Kunkeshwar temple is located in Kunkeshwar village, just fourteen km from Devgad. The temple is situated in the vicinity of pristine kunkeshwar devgad beach. This white sand beach adds to the beauty of temple and area around the temple. This Shiva temple in Kunkeshwar is supposed to be built by the Yadava rulers in the 11th century. As per historic records Shivaji the great Maratha ruler once visited this beautifully carved stone temple. A cave on the east of the temple is displaying engraved male and female warriors of historic times. The Shiv-linga and nandi in the center of the temple is accompanied with a Ganesh idol, which is also worshiped by the devotees. This destination once only a tiny seaside village, recently has started capturing attention of the tourists with its alluring quiet ambiance and exclusive places of tourist importance. Kunkeshwar photos give correct idea of abundance of palm groves and coconut trees along with the exotic mangroves in their vicinity. A typical Malvani village with ancient temple, golden sandy beach makes this place a true example of beauty in simplicity. Winter is the best time to enjoy the cool breeze of the sea and to stroll along the beach side catching the glimpses of sunrise as well as sunsets. 
kunkeshwar mandir
Kunkeshwar hotels and resorts provide an opportunity to get real taste of Malvani food mostly specialized in non vegetarian items like fish curry, fish fry and kombdi vade prepared from tasty Malvani spices. Visit any hotel inMalvan and you will notice the difference of taste between Malvani cuisine prepared here, compared to the same cuisine prepared elsewhere.