Along with the picturesque beauty and mouth-watering cuisine, Malvan is also blessed with the presence of one of the friendliest mammals, the Dolphins. For around a Decade, Malvan has seen Dolphins playing all around the ocean. January – February are the 2 months were tourist can spot a big family of dolphins relaxing in the warm sun enjoying the clear ocean. The synchronized swimming make a spectacular view.
The fort lies on the shore of Malvan town of Sindhudurg District in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, 450 kilometres (280 mi) south of Mumbai. It is a protected monument. The main object was to counter rising influence of foreign colonizers (The English, Dutch, and French and Portuguese merchants) and to curb the rise of Siddis of Janjira. The construction was done under the supervision of Hirojee Indulkar, in the year 1664.The fort was built on a small island which was known as the Khurte bet (bet means island in Marathi).