Tarkarli

Famous for its white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, Tarkarli is a good pick if you are interested in water-sports such as Banana Ride, Kayaking, Jet Ski, and scuba diving. The area is a protected reserve for marine life, so well maintained that you can see aquatic creatures till 20 feet below water. Additionally, Tarkarli is famous for its grand Dussehra celebrations and delicious Malvani cuisine.

Best time to visit for a weekend trip: October to May

Places to visit around: Malvan, Tarkarli beach, Sindhudurg fort, Padma Garh fort, Dhampur lake, and Achra beach

Activities for weekend holiday: Snorkeling, zorbing, rafting, deep sea diving, hang gliding, parasailing, swimming, excursion to the forts, and boating.