has a 320 km long coastline, dotted with numerous beaches, that
beckon invitingly to those craving for some respite, from the maddening
grind of urban life. The serenity and unspoilt charm of the area,
coupled with the spontaneity of the coastal folk, and their delectable
cuisine is just overwhelming.
This beach is 66 km north of Mangalore and 6 km from Udupi.Malpe
with its sheltered harbour makes a quiet beach retreat, just six
kilometres away from Udupi, the temple town, renowned for a fascinating
idol of Lord Krishna. It is a popular picnic spot due to the pristine
beauty and peaceful surrounding of its virgin beach. The endless
stretch of golden sand, swaying Palm trees, clear blue sky and the
gurgle of the sea attracts tourists to this spot. Between October
- January is the best time to visit this place. The St Mary's Island
is another delightful holiday destination. It is just a boat ride
Close to Malpe is Ullal, yet another beach resort, the silvery beaches
of which command breathtaking views of the sunset, especially, when
viewed through the casuarina groves.
Karwar is situated just 100 km from Goa makes a good starting
point, for the voyage of discovering the thrills of the sea, sand
and sun. Karwar has all the makings of a perfect holiday with gentle
waves, palm-laced beaches, silver sand, and calm, peaceful alleys.
Once an important trade centre, this charming town is complemented
by glorious weather and an excellent beach which is said to have
inspired Rabindranath Tagore to pen his first play.
This place lies 60 kilometres to the south of Karwar. The coastal
town has an ancient temple with an Atmalinga. This place is renowned
for Sanskrit schools and learning. Nearby are the fabulous Om Beach
and the Kutle Beach.Nearest Railway Station : - Gokarna Road.
This picturesque place is situated 16 km from Bhatkal. Bounded
by the shimmering sea and rolling hills, this place is a favourite
tourist spot. It is known for the gorgeous temple perched on a hillock
by the shore. The temple which embodies a Linga is believed to have
erupted when Ravana flung the cloth covering the Atmalinga at Gokarna
while lifting it. As one ascends the hillock, there is a shrine
of Jattiga seated on a horse. There is a huge fort behind the temple,
said to have been renovated by Tipu. The place can be visited all
the year round.
Watersports and beach resorts make Marwanthe a unique seaside
town, an enjoyable holiday spot. It is bordered by the Arabian Sea
and the West Coast Highway on one side and the Sauparnika river
on the other. The sunsets here are truly breathtaking. A drive down
this stretch can be a very memorable experience. This beach is 66
km north of Mangalore and 6 km from Udipi. It is a popular picnic
spot and the waters are safe for swimming what with huge but gentle
tides beckoning you and mesmerising you to come and play with them.
Due to the pristine beauty and peaceful surroundings of its virgin
beach it is a very family kind of beach where one can come to in
the evenings and just relax and let the smooth breeze caress you
and tease your hair. The endless stretch of golden sand, swaying
palm trees, clear blue sky and the gush of the sea attracts tourists
to this spot. Between October - January is the best time to visit
this place. The St Mary's Island is another delightful holiday destination.
It is just a boat ride away. Baindur is a small town, 45 km from
Maravanthe. It has a beautiful beach nearby. Ottanane near Baindur
is famous for its glorious sunsets.
Nearest Railway Station :- Honavar.
Mangalore is the seaport town has Ullal, yet another beach
resort, the silvery beaches of which command breathtaking views
of the sunset, especially, when viewed through the casuarina groves.
Situated 5 km away from mangalore,this is one of the best beaches
of Karnataka. It faces to the Arabian sea and hence offer the visitor
an incomparable view.