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Karwar beach

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Karwar beach, Karwar Overview

Karwar beach is a collection of beaches in the city of Karwar. It occupies the region between the Sahyadris along the coastline of the Arabian Sea. Karwar is a perfect beach destination because tourists get to visit five beaches while exploring the town. It is famous for eco-tourism and nature lovers frequently visit the city for vacations. The beaches are relatively less crowded compared to the other commercialized beaches of India. Balmy sunsets are a true treat to the eyes in the shimmering golden sand, pristine waters and playful waves of the Arabian Sea. Whether it is just a weekend getaway or a proper vacation, tourists must visit the Karwar Beaches.

Karwar beaches make for a quaint little holiday spot suitable for one and all. The entire Karwar coastline is a set of five beaches - Devbagh Beach, Binaga Beach, Karwar Beach, Majali Beach and the Tilmatti Beach. Tourists can enjoy a wide variety of water sports here such as banana ride, motorboat, and jet scooter or take a stroll along the coastline of Karwar or relax with family and friends on the golden beaches. The picturesque location and the natural beauty of Karwar are sure to make you fall in love with it. This is one reason why photography enthusiasts frequently visit the beaches to capture breathtaking pictures. This quaint, simple and charming beach destination is a must-see for one and all. Once here, you would want to come back again and again.

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The Karwar Coastline is formed by five beaches - Devbagh Beach, Binaga Beach, Karwar Beach, Majali Beach and the Tilmatti Beach. That makes Karwar a perfect beach destination. Out of these Devbagh Beach is the most popular one in Karwar as the Karwar beaches are also famous for its magnificent sunrises and sunsets and have a unique charm that most beach destinations don't. Photography can be actively pursued here.

Water Sports 
With five sea shores, Karwar is but an obvious water sports destination or a paradise for water babies and adventure freaks. With many activities to choose from whether it is a serene ride over a kayak, the exciting banana boat ride, the scuba diving, snorkelling or surfing. There is something to meet everyone's requirement. There are many vendors offering great deals on water sports. Just pick up your essentials and hit the beaches for some thrilling time.

Bird Watching 
Since it is also a well-known eco-tourism destination, the beaches are also preferred locations for bird watching and nature lovers. One can find a number of species of birds here like the Oriental Magpie Robin, Green Bee Eater, The Flycatcher, The Common Sandpiper, The Great Black Egret, The Woodpecker, Kingfishers, The jungle Blabber, The Beahminy Kite, The Purple-rumped Sunbird, Bulbul, The white-cheeked Barbet, Herons, Peafowl, Myna, Eagles, The Common Tailorbird, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Golden Fronted Leafbird, Black Drongo, Spotted Doves, Lesser Whistling Teal etc.

The best time to visit Karwar beach is between September and February as the weather stays pleasant throughout the day and the ocean stays calm or gentle allowing tourists to participate in the various water sports arranged on the coastline.

All the beaches in Karwar are very well connected by road. Tourists can hail public transport from any part of the city to reach the coastline. Auto-rickshaws are the best mode of commutation in the town. However, tourists can also rent cabs to cover all the beaches in a day or two. For the ones who wish to take their travel experience a little further, they can rent bicycles to explore the beaches. Some vendors also rent Mountain Bikes.

Top Hotels near Karwar beach

  • Hotel West End

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  • Sterling Karwar

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  • 2 BHK Apartment in Green Street, Karwar(6CAA), by GuestHouser

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