Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach that spans for 6 kms along the contiguous coastline which Gujarat shares with the Arabian Sea offers ample opportunities for indulging in water-sports. Vacationers and holidaymakers from all corners of the globe flock to the sun-kissed beach to soak in the atmosphere of the surroundings.
While you plan your Ahmedpur-Mandvi Beach itinerary, bear in mind that the region does not have many hotels or lodges. However, you’ll be able to find suitable accommodation in Rajkot, Junagadh, and Bhavnagar. You can shop for local handicrafts, textiles, curious and other knickknacks in Ahmedpur-Mandvi.
The beach and its environs were developed by the Portuguese and British when the entire region was under their administration. The presence of lighthouses, bungalows, forts, mansions, and other structures stand as concrete testimonies of their governance.
The Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach juxtaposes the Diu Island and mainland and becomes Ghogla beach as you proceed to the islet. The dark, blue waters of the Arabian Sea offers the perfect spoil for indulging in aquatic sports like parasailing, water-scudding, snorkelling, skiing, and speedboating. Nature lovers will also warm up to the idyllic landscape all around the beach dotted with picturesque fishing hamlets and windmills.
The Mandvi Beach in Ahmedpur straddles the border between Diu and Gujarat and is under the jurisdiction of Junagadh district in Gujarat. Ahmedpur-Mandvi is situated at a distance of approximately 298km from Ahmedabad.
Ideal Visiting Time
Diehard travelers can visit the coast at any time of the year but if you’re looking forward to pleasant weather during your stay, visit any time between October and March when the average temperature hovers between 20°C-28°C.