Saturday, September 24

Mandvi Beach | Kutch | Gujarat

About Mandvi Beach

Mandvi Beach is a wonderful attraction and tourist location. Mandvi is a town with a municipality in the Kutch district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Mandvi was once a major part of the region and summer retreat for Maharao (king) of the Cutch State. The old city was enclosed in the fort wall and the remains of the fort wall can still be seen. The city has a four-hundred-year-old ship-building industry. Which is still functional and ships of wooden are made.

Mandvi is a small town visited by tourists from all over the world for the exquisite Mandvi beach – the town’s prime recreational and relaxation spot. Mandvi acts as an essential seaport, thanks to the strategic topography and rich history associated with the beach. As a tourist, you will find yourself completely mesmerized by the white sand beach that welcomes the crashing waves gracefully as the Rukmavati river bids adieu to India by dissolving in the mighty Gulf of Kutch.

The Mandvi beach is secluded and does not get overcrowded. It is a heavenly holiday spot for those looking to escape the humdrum of everyday life while they drink in nature at its finest. It is a laid back beach where you can affix a temporary cloth hammock from palm trees and enjoy striking sunsets coloring the sky red.

History of Mandvi Beach

Mandvi was founded by the Rao of kutch State, Khengarji I in 1580.

Mandvi beach’s location facilitates the presence of harbors and trade ports. This is why the beach was used extensively by ship merchants in the 18th century. According to various records, these merchants possessed close to 400 fleets and received regular shipments from the Middle-East, Europe, and Persian Gulf countries. Thanks to the flourishing maritime trade, state revenue for Mandvi was extraordinarily high, and it was said to be one of the wealthiest regions of India

Mandvi Beach Activities

  1. Natural walks/bird watching.
  2. Beach Football/Volleyball facilities.
  3. Camel and Horse rides.
  4. Water sports such as skiing, surfing, etc.
  5. Camping
  6. Explore the Ship Building Yards
  7. Observe the Windmills

Other Attraction At Mandvi Beach

  1. 72 Jinalaya
  2. Shyamji Krishna Varma Smarak
  3. Rukmavati Bridge
  4. Ship-Building industry
  5. Vijay Villas Palace, Mandvi

Best Time To Visit Mandvi Beach

The temperature in Mandvi during the summer months which begin from April and in July range from 25 degree Celsius minimum to 45 degree Celsius maximum while, the winter months which begins in October and in March the temperature ranges from 18 degree Celsius to 25 degree Celsius making it an ideal time to enjoy water sports activities and hence the appropriate time to visit.

How To Reach At Mandvi Beach

By Air – The nearest airport is Keshod around 144 km, which is connected to Mumbai with regular flights.

By Rail – Delwada railway station is situated around 10 km from Ahmedpur-Mandvi and connected to the Ahmedabad-Veraval line.

By Road – State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect Ahmedpur- Mandvi with various centers of Gujarat.

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