One of the Beautiful Beaches of Karnataka (Near Kundapura, Udupi)
Marawanthe beach is one of the beautiful beaches of Karnataka located about 45 kms away from Udupi. Marawanthe beach known for its scenic beauty and sandy seashore is surrounded by Arabian Sea on one side and Souparnika River on the other side.
The most attractive part of the beach is the view of sunset and the turtles. Its been a host for various categories of turtles that comes in and out of the sea. The dusk’s view of sun set is the most amusing moment for everyone. The sunset sets the whole place tinted in the shade of sepia just out of a painter’s canvas. Studded with several places of excursion, the town is adorned with a stark backdrop of Kodachadri Hills, while Arabian Sea bounds it from one side and Sauparnika River on the other side.
Attractive Kodachadri Hills and the swaying trees of palm also surround the Marawanthe Beach. The palm trees of Karnataka offer an extra charm for the beauty of Karnataka beaches.
You can also enjoy the water sports provided here. As the waters of this beach are calm and mild swimming is considered to be safe. And you cannot be missing the boat rides that is most exciting part of the beaches.
For people who love peace the sandy seashore, the blue sky and the waters makes it a perfect destination for relaxation. You can also visit the Belekal Theertha at Baindur, the St. Mary’s Island and Ottinane that is nearby to this beach.
Major Attractions and Tourist Activities :
The golden sand, clear blue sky, swaying palm trees, and the endless shore provide an undoubtedly attractive tourist destination. The serene and unspoiled beach is at its best during the sun sets. Water sports at Maravanthe Beach are famous and one of the favorite activities among visitors. You can laze in the sun or take a drive along the shore. You can go scuba diving and snorkeling and get a glimpse of the coral reefs and marine life that is abounded with deep-sea creatures. The water is safe for swimming as the tides are gentle. Other beach activities include beach walk, meditation, and yoga.
How to Reach?
Marawanthe beach is well connected by all the means of transport:
1) By Road: You can find local buses:
- From Baindur, it is about 50 kms far.
- From Bangalore about 400 km distanced.
- From Mangalore it is 90 km far.
- From Udupi, 55 km away.
- From Kundapur, 10 km far
2) By Air: Nearest airport is in Mangalore
3) By train: Nearest railway station is in Kundapur and is just 15 kms away from this beach.