Mandvi Beach - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Mandvi Bus Stand): 2 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 2 km Mandvi Bus Stand, Mandvi Beach is a serene beach located on the Arabian Sea coast in Mandvi town of Gujarat. It is one of the popular beaches in Gujarat, and among the prime Mandvi tourist places.

The beach is an uninterrupted and stunning stretch of curving beautiful white sand fringed by tall windmills on one side and an enchanting view of the sea in front. These windmills were set up as part of Asia's first Windmill Project in 1983. It is endowed with a calm and clean environment and makes for a peaceful getaway from the city. The silky-smooth sand of Mandvi Beach is an inviting carpet that gives way to the salty waters of the Arabian Sea.

Apart from the scenic beauty, the beach also has a lot of fun activities that one can engage in like camel rides, horse rides, rock climbing, water sports, etc as part of Mandvi holiday packages. The water at Mandvi Beach is perfect for swimming because the waves are not too high and there are no undercurrents. The beach also offers enchanting sunset and sunrise views. Besides, the enjoyment, tourists can enjoy bird watching along the northern coast of the Gulf of Kutch including the flamingo-rich Mandvi creek. The beach also offers shopping, like handicrafts, silverware, shell-work, Kutchi embroideries, Bandhini tie-and-dye saris as well as block prints. It is not much crowded and is a must-see place if you are traveling towards 'White Rann of Kutch' as part of Kutch tour packages.

Mandvi Beach is also the venue for the famous International Kite Festival that is celebrated on the festival of Uttarayan. At this festival, many professional kite flyers from different countries come here to showcase different kites. People from various states of India also take part in the festival and fly beautiful kites.

Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM