Kutch Mandvi Beach
: 60 Kms From Bhuj, Gujarat.
Famous As : Historic Port Town
of Maharao Of Kachchh.
: July To March.
Mandvi beach is one of the premium beaches in Gujarat and also in India and is also a historic port town of the Maharao of Kachchh. It is situated 60 kms away from Bhuj . The seawater is blue and perfect for swimming.
The port of Mandvi was an vital sea trade post between the near east and the far east, and brought considerable prosperity to the royal family of Kachchh. Mandvi town was important to the Maharaos as their capital city of Bhuj, and they endowed it with some fine palaces and buildings.
The Vijay Vilas Palace built in the 1940's depicts some splendid architectural features like umbrella domes and cupolas etc.
Gujarat Tourism is now promoting the prettiest of the beaches. Mandvi beach has pretty blue waters, lots of birds, sandy beaches and colourful fishing points. Next to the beach are the docks where wooden ships are built. In the town one can see numerous old buildings, handicrafts like silverware, kutchi embroideries etc.