(Last Updated on : 30-07-2014)
Tithal beach extends the list of gorgeous beaches of the Indian state Gujarat
and serves as a gateway to delightful tranquillity amid the untamed nature, leaving behind the cacophonies of urban life. It is situated in the Valsad district
in the southern part of the state and is frequented by a number of tourists. Nestled along the Arabian Sea
, the pristine beauty of the beach is worth exploring. It spans over the western region of the city of Valsad
, 4 kilometres away from the main city.
The vast sparkling expanse of black sand at Tithal beach offers a refreshing time to the visitors. Palm fringed cottages dot the beach where one can relax and savour the beauty of fathomless sea and the surrounding landscapes. Tithal beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Gujarat. Two major temples are located near the beach namely Shri Swami Narayan temple, at a distance of 1.6 kilometres, and Shri Sai Baba temple, 1.5 kilometres away. The temples are highly revered and invite a number of devotees to appease their spiritual needs. The temples stand overlooking the vast Arabian Sea. Various shops are situated at the beach which serves delightful cuisine to the visitors. Hajira and Ubharat beaches located nearby are added tourist attractions.
Tithal beach can be conveniently reached. It is located at a distance of 234 kilometres from Ahmedabad
, 297 kilometres from Mumbai
and 131 kilometres from Vadodara
and can be easily reached through roadways. Surat Airport
serves as the nearest airport which hosts domestic flights from all major Indian cities. The beach is also well connected through railways.