To the south of Bhuj lies the seaside town by the name of Mandvi. This town on the Southern shore of the great Kutch is famous for its ship building and cottage industries and as well as the batik handiwork. This place happened to be a famous seaport that had links with South Africa, China, Malaysia, Zanzibar and Japan. The business of building ships here has been in action since the 16th century and the Mandvi Beach is a famous tourist destination in the state of Gujarat. The place is clean and one is sure to have a great time visiting the fishing town of Mandvi.
Best Time To Visit
October to March is said to be the best time to visit here.
How To Reach
Book a Package Tour
This beach at Ahmedpur is considered to be the best in all of Gujarat and is a great place to vacation, soak in the sun while lying on its sandy beaches. The water is fine for wading or swimming and one will spot a number of sand castles being built by kids all along the beach. One can also make the most of the water sports like skiing, parasailing, surfing, water scooters and speed boats that are available at the beach. Indeed, Mandvi Beach is a great place for one to vacation and has become a favourite spot with the locals and as well as the tourists.
Vijay Vilas Palace
Water Channels, lush garden and marble fountains adorn the exteriors of the Vijay Vilas Palace that was constructed in the year 1920 A.D by craftsmen from Jaipur. The influence of the Rajput style of architecture can be seen at this place that is resplendent with its towering Bengal domes, windows with coloured glass, humungous extended porches. The palace has a private beach that is well maintained. It is a popular tourist spot and is often used to film Bollywood movies as well. The palace can be found in Mandav and is a great example of exquisite craftsmanship down the ages.