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Shiroda Beach

Shiroda is a small village located in the Sindhudurg district of the state of Maharashtra and possesses a scenic and pristine sea-shore. Shiroda is an amazing and tranquil getaway for those who want to relax for a few days away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Once, Shiroda used to be a dense forest but gradually it is evolving as one of the preferred tourist destinations and is shaping up an upcoming beach town which is highly scenic and quite unexplored.


Shiroda is a historic city which gained popularity for being associated with the Namak Satyagrah initiated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1930.

Beach Attractions

When you are on the Shiroda beach, you will find yourself in the midst of sky towering tall Cyprus plantation planted across the long shores of the beach. The long stretches of silvery sand, cool sea breeze and crystal clear bluish water, make Shiroda beach a feast for the eyes of the visitors. The mornings and evenings on the beach look spectacular, and the skyline looks wonderful just before the sunrise.

Special Attractions

The virgin beaches, up hill road, deep dense green forests and cool sea shores and astounding diversity of flora and fauna takes visitors to an entirely new world and all the scenic beauty appears like a beautiful portrait painted by nature.

Some of the amazing places near Shiroda beach subsume:

  • Burnt Islands
  • Tarkali Backwaters
  • Ubhadanda Beach
  • Vengurla Port
  • Kamakshi Temple
  • Rayeshwar Temple
  • Sagareshwar Beach
  • Terekhol Fort

Tarkali Backwaters

Tarkali backwaters are very famous in the region of Sindhudurg and can be easily reached via road at a distance of few kilometers towards the Maharashtra-Goa boundary. These backwaters look breathtaking and there are various water sports activities that one can enjoy at Tarkali. These include snorkeling, boating, scuba diving and white water rafting.

How to Reach


The nearest airport is Dabolim airport of Goa, which is well connected to rest of the cities of the country.


The nearest railway station to Shiroda is Sawantwadi railway station located at a distance of about 25 Km.


Shiroda is located at a distance of about 10 Km from Vengurla which is connected with all the nearby cities and towns through a network of state and private buses.

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