Suvali Beach was previously known as Suwally, Swally (anglicised version of Suvali), Swalley-Road, or Swally Beach. Suvali Beach is an urban beach along the Arabian Sea situated near the village of Suvali in the Hazira suburb of Surat in Gujarat State, India. The black sand beach lies 25 kilometres (16 mi) from the centre of Surat and is the one of the cleanest beach in India.
Suvali Beach was the gateway from where the East India Company made inroads into India. in 1612, Captain Thomas Best encountered and defeated the Portuguese at the Battle of Swally. Suvali Beach is also known as the birthplace of the modern Indian Navy
How to get there
By Road: Surat lies 267 km from Ahmedabad, 131km from Vadodara, and 297 km from Mumbai. Bus stations, both ST and private, are on the eastern edge of the city.
By Rail: Rain stations are also on the eastern edge of the city.
By Air: Various domestic flights connecting metros and other major cities are operational from the Surat Airport.