Planning for a short weekend trip? Well in that case, Mandarmani can be your right choice. It is the perfect beach visit for the season. 180kms from Kolkata, Mandarmani lies in the East Midnapore district in West Bengal. The 13kms long Beach gives you the most serene feeling ever. The connection with the sea gives you the ultimate peace of mind. In fact, you can take your car for a drive on the beach itself. The 13kms Sea is bliss to the stressed out soul.
How to Reach: Traveling by road is mostly preferred. If you are traveling by car, you need to go straight from Vidyasagar setu on the Kona Express Highway crossing Kolaghat, till Nandakumar and then turn right towards Contai and following the road straight falls Mandarmani. Apart from this, buses are available at different timings from Esplanade. Trains that go Digha will take you to Mandarmani. Drop down at Digha and hire cabs and cars that are available.
Food and Lodging: Hotels and lodges of various budgets are available in Mandarmani. Food is even provided in the hotels as per order. Apart from that, there are snacks by the beach where you can rest with a can of beer and even have your food. Resorts are also there providing you luxurious stay during weekends.
Sightseeing: If you are going to Mandarmani, then try to visit the nearby sea beaches like Tajpur, Digha, Mohona. Dry fish is the best buy in Mohona. You will also get coral items to buy in the nearest markets at a very affordable price range.