Distance from Major cities..
Mumbai to Tondavali 550
Kolhapur to Tondavali 165
Nagpur to Tondavali 10 00
Ahm'bad to Tondavali 1050
B'lore to Tondavali650
Tondavali is much farther than the other beaches from Pune or Mumbai but one of the best amongst all the beaches in the entire Konkan stretch. The nearest rail head is Sindhudurg or Sawantwadi (not many trains stop at Sindhudurg esp long distance trains) Sindhudurg is the major town near Tondavali.
Best Route from Kolhapur to Tondavali
Kolhapur - Gaganbawda - Kankavli - Kasal - Malvan - Tondavali
Best Route from Mumbai to Tondavali
Mumbai - Panvel - Poladpur - Chiplun - Hathkhamba - Lanja - Kankavli - Kasal - Malvan - Tondavali
Best Route from Pune to Tondavali
Pune - Satara - Karad - Kolhapur - Gaganbawda - Kankavli - Kasal - Malvan - Tondavali
If you are traveling via Lonavala try the chikki and berries. Lonavala is also famaous for the 'misal pav' the very own maharashtrian snack!
If you are traveling to Tondavali from Mumbai you have the option of traveling by the ferry. Ferries are available from Gate way of India round the year but for monsoons.Click here for Train Timings