Perfectly located along the sea, Maravanthe is a wonderful town. It is known for its heart-stirring beach known as Maravanthe Beach. It is surrounded by Kodachadri Hills and the Sauparnika river, which make the beach more attractive. Both the tourists and the locals come here for spending some quite moments with their loved ones. The sunset views at this beach is so beautiful that you will remember it for the rest of your life. Inclined towards water sports? If yes, then head for Maravanthe Beach on your tour to Karnataka. Well-trained guides are available to help you safely enjoy the water sports. There are a few arresting attractions near the beach such as St. Mary's Island, Bandhipur, a beautiful village, and Ottinane, a place with overhanging cliffs.
Popular Tourist Attractions:
Situated near Bainpur, Ottanane is popular for its magnificent sunsets. This beautiful point with overhanging cliffs lies nearby the beach. Tourisits can also view the breathtaking sights of the union of Bainpur River and Arabian Sea along the sunset from Ottinane.
St. Mary’s Island
This island is another famous holiday destination, nearby Maravanthe. Tourists can enjoy ferry rides to reach the island. The highlights in St. Mary’s Island include the black volcanic rock formations.
If you wish to visit another beautiful spot, go for Baindur. Located 45 km from Maravanthe, it has a beautiful beach nearby. This village is famous because of its beach as well as sunset views.
This is another spot to visit near Maravanthe. The town is named after the famous Kundeshvara temple, located here. Lies just 12 km from the beach, it is surrounded with water bodies. In the 16th century, German and Portuguese missionaries settled at this place.
Tourists can also go on a boat cruise on the Sauparnika River. They can also take a dip in it. There are temples situated on the banks of the Suaparnika river.
The beautiful Belekal Theertha Falls lie near Baindur. Holidaymakers can laze in the sun for a leisure experience. Tourists can also take a drive along the shore. Scuba diving and snorkeling are the other activities that you can enjoy. Get the glimpses of the coral reefs and witness the marine life.
Maravanthe has no dearth of accommodation options. Tourists can choose from three, four or five star hotels. Even tourists can stay in the beach resorts as well.
How to Reach
By Air: Mangalore is ihe nearest airport.
By Rail: The nearest railhead is also situated at Mangalore.
By Road: If you wish to go by road, Udupi is 55 km away.