On the top of the list of exquisite unexplored beaches in Udupi is the Malpe beach, a beach that is synonymous with serenity and adventure. Located at a distance of 66 kilometres from Mangalore and 6 kilometres from Udupi in Karnataka; this scenic beach is as trendy amongst locals as it is among foreigners.
A must-visit Udupi beach, this might just be one of the most beautiful beaches in Udupi. Also find here a lighthouse, twinkling at a height of 100 ft. The rocky shores of this beach are bustling in the evenings with food vendors and families enjoying cool picnics.
A quaint island just off the coast of Karnataka, St. Mary's Island in Udupi consists of white sand beaches, rock monoliths and great wildlife making it a mesmerizing place to be in. The island is off the popular tourist trail providing you with a peaceful place to be with your friends and family.
Tourists visit this Udupi beach to refresh themselves by indulging in swimming and beat the heat. Located nearly 38 km from Udupi, the name 'Kodi' is a Kannada word meaning shore.
Located only 54 km from the main city, Maravanthe Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches near Udupi. On one side, the gentle waves of the mesmerizing Arabian Sea crash at the shore of the Maravanthe beach and form a foamy white outline between the golden sand and the deep blue waters; and as you look to the other side, the Kodachadri Hills make a beautiful backdrop for the Sauparnika River that reaches out to the shore of the beach.
This Udupi beach located 12kms from Udupi city is a peaceful place which hasn't been touched by the tourist crowd yet. This picture-perfect beach is strewn with capers and the silence of the beach enhances just the sounds of the waves and the winds blowing by.
Magical sunsets and beautiful coconut trees that separate you from the city is what Mattu Beach is all about. As locals recommend, this beach is best visited during the weekdays as you get the whole place to yourself. But do be aware of high tide as this beach has little shore space and it can get dangerous during high tide.
With the fantastic view of the River Udyavara on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other, the Pithrody Udyavara Beach in Udupi is another quiet haven for those looking to get away from the crowded cities.
The Udupi beach has many things to offer fo everyone, from picking beautiful seashells, swimming in the warm waters or just sit on the shore as the sands are very clean. The other highlight of the beach is the Padubidri End Point. It's also not as secluded as the other beaches in Udupi as it is maintained well by Udupi tourism and has paved paths and multiple shacks.
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