The coastline of Maharashtra stretches over 720-km along the Arabian Sea extending from Dahanu and Bordi in the north up to Goa proceeding southwards. The vast Arabian sea expanding beyond these coastlines has a mesmeric charm to offer with a plethora of beaches, which is are ideal spots for exciting water sports, sun bathing on golden sands. If one has a special interest in forts and their history, Maharashtra is the perfect place to start on an enlightening tour. No other coast in India offers you such a vast choice of majestic forts like Murud-Janjira, Bassein, Sindhudurg and Vijayadurg and Vijadurg. The coastal climate of Maharashtra makes travelling pleasant all round the year. In particular, Mumbai is blessed with many beaches in its vicinity. Juhu Beach, Arangal Beach, Marve Beach, Madh Island Beach, Manori Beach, Gorai Beach Arnala Beach, Bordi Beach, Alibag Beach, Kihim Beach and Murud-Janjira Beach are some of the popular ones.