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Mandvi, Gujarat, India

Mandvi Beach

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Golden Sandy Shores

Mandvi Beach, situated in the coastal town of Mandvi in the Kutch district of Gujarat, India, is a serene and picturesque destination known for its pristine shores, historic structures, and vibrant local culture.

The beach is known for its clean and tranquil environment. Its golden sandy shores stretch for miles along the Arabian Sea, offering a peaceful setting for relaxation, beachcombing, and watching the waves roll in.

an evening at mandvi beach with foot trails on the beach sand and a windmill in background

The beach's calm waters make it suitable for swimming and other water activities.

One of the highlights of Mandvi Beach is the Vijay Vilas Palace, an opulent royal palace located near the shore. This grand palace, built in the early 20th century, showcases exquisite Rajput architecture and has been featured in Bollywood films. Visitors can explore its ornate rooms and lush gardens.

Trade and Fishing

Mandvi is renowned for its traditional shipbuilding industry. The local craftsmen are skilled in building wooden ships, and you can witness this age-old craftsmanship at the Mandvi shipbuilding yard. These ships, known as dhows, have been used for centuries in trade and fishing.

jet ski water sports and boating activities at evening at mandvi beach

The best time to visit Mandvi Beach is during the winter months, from October to March. The weather is pleasant, and the temperature is ideal for beach activities and sightseeing. Summers can be scorching, while the monsoon season, from June to September, brings heavy rainfall.

Getting There

location_cityState & Capital - Gandhinagar, Gujarat

flightBhuj Airport - 63 Kilometers

directions_carBhuj - 58 Kilometers via Mandvi-Bhuj Hwy

trainMandvi Railway Station - Within Town Limits

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