The great Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji used Vijaydurg - Sindhudurg as naval base for the period of his reign. So this place has lots of chronological sites to see apart from the picturesque beaches. The most important of all is the Vijayadurg fort built by Shivaji in the 17th century.
Sindhudurg has temples devoted to Bhavani, Mahadeo, Jarimai, Mahapurush and Shivaji spreading over 48 acres. Nearest railway station is Kolhapur, while Sindhudurg is well connected by road as well. It is 510 km, and Vijaydurg is 425 km from Mumbai via the Goa highway.
Rajapur and Kudal respectively are the nearest railheads on Konkan Railway. Sindhudurg by road is 510 kms. And Vijaydurg 425 kms. From Mumbai vis the Goa highway.