Lying about 160 km from Kolhapur, Malvan is a picturesque coastal town that invites tourists from far and wide. It is best known for a marine sanctuary that is sprawled over an area of 30 sq km. One can find rich coral and marine life in the area. For nature-lovers, the beautiful coastline of Malvan, along with golden sands and casuarinas plantations give a good opportunity to soak in natural beauty. One can also indulge in various water sports like scuba diving and snorkeling. Views of sunsets are particularly spectacular from the beaches.

The famous Sindhudurg Fort, built by Shivaji Maharaj is located within the sanctuary and is worth a visit. This fort lies on an islet in the pristine Arabian Sea.

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