When it comes to a beach holiday, all people can think of is Bahamas, Caribbean, Majorca or Ibiza. When it comes to Indians the only beach they know is of Goa. But this is not true – the earth has a tremendous coastline and there are thousands of beautiful beaches all over the world. One such beach in the beach of Mandvi located in the kutch district of Gujarat.
Mandvi is a taluka level municipality in the Kutch district of Gujarat in India. It is a wonderful tourist destination for beach lovers. The beach has a white sandy coastline of about 22 Km long and has the amazing panoramic views any beach lover will crave for. The beach is famous for its fast food stalls, Horse riding schools, camel rides, and the newly added water sports facilities.
The Town of Mandvi was established long before the British empire came to India. The princely state of kutch was famous for its handicrafts export and the Gems workers from kutch were in demand all over India.
The heritage hotel of Vijay Vilas Palace
The current heritage hotel at Vijay Villas palace in Mandvi was originally structured 1929 by the late Rao Vijayrajji. The palace is maintained in a very good manner and is a frequent location for the movie shoots all over the Bollywood. Some famous films shot at the Mandvi beach and vijay Villas Palace are Hum Dil de chuke sanam, Lagaan, Kites and many more. The Palace has artistics domes and classic italian Furniture with hand woven Bandhani Curtains that makes it very unique for art lovers.
The place of Mandvi is also famous for its on the beach hotels. Recently as a part of Gujarat Tourism campaigns many hotel companies have come to Gujarat to establish Luxurious cottages and beach front hotels. The hotel at Mandvi beach also offers On the sea cottages to give a vivid and fresh feeling for the travellers. With the tourism department of Gujarat keen to bring in more travellers from all over the globe, Mandvi is being projected as a premier tourist destination of Gujarat.
The town of Mandvi is also famous for its cuisines and handicrafts. It is believed that the Famous Kutchi Dabeli ( A spicy bread cuisine) was invented for the first time by a baker in the town of Mandvi.
With it being projected an ideal Beach destination, Mandvi has good hopes to climb the ranks of Beach hubs across India and get listed in the famous Incredible India directory.