Tarkarli mainly comprises Konkani and Marathi population. You would also see influences of the Goan culture in Tarkarli. Temples like the Mahapurush Temple and the Shree Shivchhatrapati Temple are some fine examples of the cultural heritage of Tarkarli. Most people speak Konkani, Marathi and Malvan. Konkanis are colourful people, who enjoy music and dancing. Konkani music is upbeat and Konkani dances like Deknni are enjoyable. The people of Tarkarli enjoy seafood and ingredients like coconut.