Gujarat is one of the few coastal states that attracts from holidaymakers and vacationers not only from all over India as well but also from neighboring and far-off countries. The state on account of its having an elongated coastline with the Arabian Sea is dotted with countless beaches. Vacationists rush to these beaches to get away from the monotony of urban existence and to unwind and relax amidst the picturesque landscape surrounding the shores. Tithal Beach lying on the western side of the coastal town of Valsad is one such seacoast that keeps on attracting visitors largely because of its unique ambience.
The Tithal Beach offers the perfect atmosphere for taking an early-morning stroll in the black sand. One can also ride a horse for going from end of the beach to another. After the end of a long day at the beach, recline on an armchair in a cottage fringed with palm trees tucking into a Gujarati thali topped with bhajiyas and dabelis.
Keep a day off for visiting the Swaminaryan Temple, Sai Baba Temple, Shantidham Temple, and other sites of religious significance. If you still have sufficient time left on your hands, you can head to the nearby offbeat spots of Girnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Dholavira, Udvada, and Sardar Sarovar Dam in Pipala, Kevadia. Tithal Beach near Valsad provides the perfect getaway to escape from the chastening tedium of everyday life.
Tithal Beach started gaining the attention of the travelers and tourists following India’s independence when the Bombay State was bifurcated to create Maharashtra and Gujarat. The district of Valsad under which Tithal Beach falls came under the jurisdiction of Gujarat. Valsad town is renowned for its Alphonso mangoes that are exported throughout the world.
Where is it Located?
Tithal Beach from where one gets an expansive view of the Arabian Sea is the primary tourist attraction of Valsad. The road from the township leading to the coast furcates into two after stretching for a kilometer. The left arterial road takes you to the Sai Baba Temple and the right leads to the beach going straight upto the Swaminarayan Temple. The beach is situated on the western end, almost 4kms away from the heart of the city.
Ideal Visiting Time
One can plan an itinerary in the months of January, June, July, August, September, October, November or December.