#2 of 23 Places to Visit in Karwar
Distance (From Karwar Bus Station): 8 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 3-4 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Boat
Travel Tips: Early morning(6 AM -7 AM) is the best time for snorkeling.
At a distance of 8 km from Karwar Bus Stand and 5 km from Majali Beach village, Devbagh is a beautiful beach located nearer to the Karnataka-Goa border on the northern side of the Kali River. This is a private beachthat can be visited along with Goa Tour Packages.
Devbagh Beach is one of the most beautiful and enthralling beaches in India and also one of the best places to visit in Karwar. This is a special island beach that faces the mighty Arabian Sea on one side and the dense Western Ghats on the other side. It is known for its endless stretch of golden sand, the clear blue waters of the Arabian Sea, and the line of casuarina trees that dot the beach. This is the place where the renowned poet Sri Rabindranath Tagore had visited and lost in the scenic beauty of the natural way back in 1916.
Devbagh Beach is not only famous for the cool breeze and the golden sands but is also famous for water sports and fun. Here one can see people engaged in a variety of water sports like fishing, dolphin watching, snorkeling, speedboat rides, banana boat rides, water scooter rides, kayaking, parasailing, and more. These activities are offered by Devbagh beach resorts located near the beach. One can also cruise up the Kali River from the point where the river meets the sea.
Devbagh beach resorts are the ideal way to enjoy the days at Devbagh. This beach resort is having 20 accommodations including 8 log huts, 4 fisherman huts, 4 cottages, 2 Houseboats of 2 bedrooms each. They also have a houseboat with a conference facility. Tourists can experience the wonderful taste of fresh seafood here.
Transport options are limited here since it is an island. The beach can be reached by the boat jetty near Kali River Bridge. The best way to explore the beach stretch and the surrounding forest area is by foot.