About Kelva

Kelva Beach

Kelva is one of the best vacation spots, and is a hot spot for the local population and domestic visitors from Mumbai along with other states. Kelva beach receives its fame from the fact that it has the longest stretch of beautiful coastline in Palghar District. The total length of this beach is an impressive 8 kilometers. You will be surrounded by Suru trees as you take a walk on the beach. On the other side of the beach, you will see a vast expanse of sea. The other attractions that pull you here are the Kelva fort and Shitladevi temple located at the lakeside. There are many resorts and hotels for the comfortable stay of tourists.

It is one of the most clean, untouched and silent beaches in India. This is because very few people know about this beach which makes it like an unseen treasure chest. However, this changing as this beach is increasingly becoming a crowd pleaser among the Mumbaikars. You will find a lot of visitors flocking on the weekends. The beach is at its best at early mornings and just after the sun set. The sound of the leaves swaying combined with the waves is at shore make a wonderful rhythm.


You can find many numbers of Hotel & Resorts for Over night stay and relax with Family & Friends, other local food stall are also available near Beach side, some local hawkers are selling local fruits like Coconut, Banana, Chiku, Supari, Red Berrys etc. also avilable Ice Gola, Bhelpuri, Panipuri and lots of other stuff. Parking Facility is available near beach side.

Where to Stay

Few options are available at Kelva. These options are almost in all ranges as per our pocket. You can stay at hotels, resort or Home stay, you can easy reach there by vehicles. While choosing the place for stay one has to know whether it’s offered pure Veg. or Non Veg. or Sea foods. In Kelva there are several local families who have turned out their village houses in to tourist cottages. This is very simple, cheap & clean option. One can approach them for economical stay. You can take single, double bed or you can take hall for group to halt at few places. We will suggest you some budget accommodation at Kelva.

What You’ll See

Sightseeing in Kelva: You can visit Shitladevi Temple, Kelva Beach, Kelva Beach Fort, Kelva Pankot, Kelva Dam and ...learn more
Sightseeing around Kelva: You can visit Ashapuri & Shiv Mandir, Bhavangad Fort, Shirgaon Fort, Kelva Mahim fort and ...learn more

Kelva Beach Climate

Since it’s a coastal belt the weather in Kelva Beach tends to get a bit warmer during March to May and have an average temperature of around 30-34 degree C. The winters are cooler and range from about 18 degree C to around 34 Degree C. Kelva beach receives high to moderate rainfall during monsoon.

Winter is the best season to visit Kelva Beach as the temperature is cool and pleasant in Winter. Winter starts from November to February. If you visiting Kelva beach in summer as the temperature goes as 32 Degree.

Average Temp. in Kelva Min. & Max.


Do Not Throw Garbage On The Beach!!!

Please do not throw plastic or any form of garbage carelessly on the beach as it is a threat to the health of Environment, Stray dogs, Birds and Fishes that eat garbage to find food.

This is a critical problem and can be taken care of by making it a practice of throwing DRY and WET garbage in their respective Garbage Bins.

Garbage emits bad fumes into the environment that are dangerous to inhale. This make the environment and the beach unattractive for tourists visiting the beach.

Lets work together towards CLEAN INDIA, GREEN INDIA and support SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN.

Warning: Swimming in Sea Water

– Don´t swim in prohibited notice area – Don´t swim far from shore – Don´t swim in low tide – Don´t cross two ft water level – Don´t drink and swim – Don´t swim at night – Protect eye and mouth from water – Try to swim on your back – Don´t Dive – Keep your childrent safe watching

Facts and Figures

Location: Kelva, Tal. & Dist. Palghar,
Pin: 401401,
Maharashtra, India
Region: Kokan
Village Turn in to Tourist spot: 1995
Total No. of Houses: 2500*
Development as Tourist  Spot: Maharashtra Tourism
Schedule Caste: 15*
Population: 5879*
Language: Marathi
Best time to visit: June to February
Total Hotel & Resort: 40*
Total points to view: 10
Average Temperature: 35C max, 18C min
Primary School: 6
Secondary School: 1
Police Station: 1
Bank: Thane Gramin & Thane Distric Co.
ATM: 0Km Vasai Vikas,
4Km SBI & Bank of Baroda (Kelva - Mahim)
7Km Bassein Catholic bank (Kelva Road Station)
Post Office: Kelwa-Palghar
STD Code of Kelva: 02525

Emergency Contact Number

Kelva Grampanchyat: +91 9545452526
Kelva Police Station: +92 9273337086
Health Center Kelva: +91 8689875500
Ambulance: 108/102

Kelva Photo Gallery

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  • kelva-villageKelva Fishmarket
  • kelva-villageAreca nut (Agriculture)
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  • kelva-villageVadala Lake
  • kelva-villageRice Farming
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