Beautiful Beaches in Gokarna for a scenic stay

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List of Beaches in Gokarna

The Uttar Kannada District of Karnataka, lying on the Konkan coastline is turning out to be a pretty popular tourist destination owing to its laid back environment, pleasing locales, sweeping views of the mighty Arabian Sea and the gorgeous beaches in Gokarna. The tiny town is emerging to be the favourite hangout spot both for the localites and the tourists as it boasts of clean golden sands, and clear blue waters merging with the horizon in the distance. The rustic nature, old-world vibe and the placid beaches make it a perfect place for a day out, or for a picnic with friends, or just to laze under the sun. The beaches also encourage water sports and activities including swimming, beach volleyball, paragliding, water surfing etc. Lined with tall coconut groves and banana trees, the hilly terrain of the place also allows trekking opportunities. And with the surreal view of the indigo Arabian Sea below and clear blue skies overhead, these trekking trails become all the more charming. Popularly known as the 'Paradise for Beach Lovers', make sure you choose from our compiled list and definitely visit the perfect beaches in Gokarna to have that very mesmerising experience of your life.

Here is the list of 5 Beautiful Beaches in Gokarna for a scenic stay

1. Om Beach, Gokarna

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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.

2. Gokarna beach, Gokarna

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Gokarna beach 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.

3. Kudle Beach, Gokarna

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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.

4. Half Moon Beach, Gokarna

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Half Moon Beach is a small beach situated 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.

5. Paradise Beach, Gokarna

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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.

Which of these beaches in Gokarna are your favourite? Let us know in the comments below!

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