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Coastal, the land of beaches in Karnataka;

Karnataka, a state located in south India is bordered by Arabian Sea. Coastal Karrnataka is spread on the shores of Arabian Sea consisting mesmerizing landscape. The beaches in coastal Karnataka are a greatest attraction for tourists from across the globe.

Coastal Karnataka is covered by Konkan to the north, the Western Ghats to the east, the Kerala Plains to the south and the Arabian Sea to the west. The coastal line is generally sandy and at places rocky cliffs are quite common. The marshes, coconut farms can be seen at the borders of the coastal region.

Yakshagana, a popular art form is believed to be originated from coastal Karnataka and spread across Malenadu and other regions in Karnataka. Yakshagana is a typical dance drama which is believed to have evolved from pre-classical music and theatre.

This unique art form is very popular in coastal Karnataka and Malnad. Yakshagana can be compared with western tradition of Opera. Male actors wear costumes of both male and female and perform roles.

Traditionally Yakshagana will be performed an entire night. Hindu epics and puranas will be depicted and audience will enjoy this ancient art form while in Coastal Karnataka. Plan your costal holiday trip and get pampered with the Coastal cuisines at our listed homestays and resorts.

How to Book a Coastal Stay?

You can plan your beach holidays by booking beach cottages and resorts online. Take a quote, compare stays and book your choice of accommodation on our portal. It takes only few minutes for you to complete the booking process. Our easy online booking helps you quickly do rooms reservations. Check availability of rooms at different homestays at one stop shop and book immediately. You can use credit or debit card or net banking to book rooms online. It is advisable to reserve your rooms before your travel dates. The Coastal is always a favourite holiday destination for its beaches. 

Homestays in Coastal Karnataka

The coastal region in Karnataka has many delicacies to offer for the travelers. When you think of coastal region it is the mouth-watering sea food of this region that comes to your mind. Added to the food and cuisines of Coastal Karnataka you can also expect many sightseeing places in Mangalore, Udupi, Malpe, Kaup, Kundapur, Dharmasthala, Ujire, Karwar, Subramanya... The Homestays in Coastal Karnataka can offer you the best hospitality of the Coastal region as well as also allow you to understand the lifestyle of the region. The properties are located close to the beach and offer you a splendid experience of beach holiday.

Resorts in Coastal Karnataka

The resorts in Coastal Karnataka are located on the shores of Mangalore, Udupi, Malpe, Kundapur, Karwar... These beach resorts in Karnataka have helped travelers from across the globe to experience the rich culture and heritage of the region. Many of these resorts can accommodate a big number of holiday planners who might travel with their friends or family. The beach resorts of Coastal Karnataka can be compared online at our portal by accessing rates and facilities. The packages at resorts can be tailor made as per your individual requirements. Travelers can make a prior reservation from the resorts just by filling simple form on our website and getting an appropriate quotation with best deal.


How to reach Coastal Karnataka

  The nearest airport is at Mangalore 

 The nearest railway station is at Mangalore

  Mangalore is well connected by roadways with all major cities in Karnataka. Cities like Shimoga (195 km), Bangalore (347km), Hassan (160 Kms), Chickmagalur (146 Kms) are linked by roadways with Mangalore


Distance to Mangalore from major Cities

347 KMs
195 KMs
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160 KMs


Sightseeing places in Coastal Karnataka

Gokarna is a pilgrimage centre as well as a centre of Sanskrit learning. Gokarna is situated 56 Kms from Karwar. There is a huge chariot which will be taken for procession on Shiva's birthday in February.

Highlight: Om beach in Gokarna is a famous tourist destination

Udupi is a place located 58 Kms from Mangalore, and is very well known for its Krishna Temple which was founded by Acharya Madhwa during 14th Century. At that time he had founded eight Mathas to conduct the services of Lord Krishna.

Highlight: Beach, Malpe, Saint Mary’s Island and Sea Food.

Karkala is an important Jain Centre in Karnataka and it is located 50 Kms from Mangalore and 20 Kms north from Moodabidre. This place is known for several temples and a 17 metres high statue of Bahubali (Gomateshwara), situated on a small hill.

Highlight: Jain Centre, Temples and Photography.

This beach is located 66 Kms from Mangalore near to Manipal. The uninhibited St. Mary's Island is accessible by boat and has a beach and an impressive geological formation of basalt rock pillars into the sea.

Highlight: Beach, Malpe, Saint Mary’s Island, Photography and Sea Food.

Dharmastala is located 75 Km from Managalore. This place is located amidst the thick forest and hills and on the river bank of Netravati. Manjunath temple is a pilgrimage centre here. There is a small museum before the temple called Manjusha.

Highlight: Temple, Pilgrimage, Photography.

Kollur is situated 147 Kms from Mangalore. Mookambika temple is located on the hill top Kodachadri here. This place is also called as trekkers' paradise in Karnataka. Lot of Pilgrims and adventurous travellers visit this place. 

Highlight: Temple, Pilgrimage, Photography.

This place is located 35 Kms from Mangalore. Moodabidre is known for its Jain temples and Bastis. The Jain Mutt near the entrance has the important manuscripts. Pilgrims visit this place thought the year. 

Highlight: Temple, Beach, Photography.

Murudeshwar is known for the tallest Shiva idol. It is the tallest Hindu Temple Gopuram in the World. If Gopuram can be considered as a unique ornate structure associated with Hindu Temples, then the Gopura of Murudeshwar Temple should be the tallest in the world.

Highlight: Temple, Beach, Photography.

This is one of the most populated beaches in Karnataka. Kaup beach is located 12 Kms from Udupi. Lot of visitors to Kaup beach call the Light House, the Beach and the ambience a perfect place for solace and serenity.

Highlight: Beach, Sea Food, Photography.