Om beach is a wonderful beach located in the town of Gokarna. One can bask in the glory and serenity of the picturesque surroundings here. Its captivating beauty and pristine water lashing on the beach is a source of tranquillity for all the visitors. Shaped like the symbol 'Om', this is one of the beaches in Gokarna that offers a number of adventure sports to the junkies.
Type of Beach: Public Beach
Things to Do: Surfing, parasailing, laze at the sunbeds
Eating Options: Many chic cafes and restaurants are located near the beach, small stalls and shacks are present as well.
Location: Light House Rd, Kovalam
This beach in Gokarna is several kilometres long and is situated at the edge of Gokarna which is a quaint pilgrim town in Karnataka. It has recently gained popularity as a go - to beach destination owing to its wonderful stretches of sand and pristine locations. Gokarna beaches were hardly used by the locals until foreign tourists started thronging the seaside.
This is one of the most famous tourist spot, located around 20-minutes (walking distance) away from Gokarna. Here travelers will get a number of simple huts and beach-side eating places where one can enjoy lots of things. A kilometre-long pure white sandy beach surrounded by palm trees is the major attraction of this beach in Gokarna that attracts a large number of travellers.
Half Moon Beach is a small beach in Gokarna. It is separated from the Om Beach by a cliff from where tourists are bound to get an amazing view of the Arabian Sea. Numerous village huts in the classical Indian style can be spotted lined up by this beach in Gokarna giving it a rather traditional and homely touch altogether.
The fourth beach lying across the coast of Gokarna Town, Paradise Beach is also well-known by the name of 'Full Moon Beach'. Located in the state of Karnataka, the Paradise Beach is about 150 meters in length and out of this almost seventy percent of the beach is entirely covered in rocks. The rest of the beach is adorned with clean white sand all over.
A hidden beach in the village of Alvekodi lying in the proximity of Kumta is pristine and crystal clear. While travelling through a long winding way of fields, the end result is an unspoilt destination adorned with white sandy beach glowing in the shadow of sun rays.
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A beautiful beach with equally entrancing environs is one of the cleanest beaches in the region. Flanked by hills on two sides and a rock formation in the middle, Baada Beach is highly recommended to visit while on a trek route from Kirki to Gokarna.
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