The history of the place dates back to 1638 when the Dutch established a trade settlement. The Vengurla Beach was attacked several times by different groups and was burnt down twice. Two iconic temples of Shri Devi Sateri and Shri Rameshwar are special tourist attractions near the Vengurla Beach. There is limited accommodation close to the beach. Handful of guest houses and beach shacks are there for a comfortable stay. The restaurants in the town and near the beach offer plenty of food options with various Konkani dishes. Mouth-watering sea food and delicious Chinese cuisine are provided in these restaurants. Exotic dishes like prawn and squid are also found at these places. One can reach the town of Vengurla by roads. The Vengurla Beach is around 2 kms from the town and can be reached by personal vehicles or rented two-wheelers or four wheelers.