Maravanthe Travel Essentials


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"Home to Virgin Beaches in Karnataka"

Maravanthe Tourism

Maravanthe is a getaway which can be best described as nature's basket full of mesmerizing picturesque views. A beautiful beach town with white sand spread miles and miles along the coast fetches the beach a nickname of a Virgin Beach.

The sunset sets the whole place tinted in the shade of sepia just out of a painter's canvas. Studded with several places of the excursion, the town is adorned with a stark backdrop of Kodachadri Hills, while the Arabian Sea bounds it from one side and Sauparnika River on the other side. With pleasant weather especially during winters, you can visit the beach here, go snorkelling or scuba diving or even go on a trek at Kodachadri Hills!

Things to do in Maravanthe

1. Padukone Village

Padukone Village
Padukone village is a small village which is located in the Udupi district of Karnataka. The village is beautiful and is surrounded on all sides by Bhatkal Taluk in the north region, Udupi Taluk in th (Read More)e south part, Hosanagara Taluk in the East region and Sagar Taluk in the West region. Since the village is situated near the Arabian Sea, the climate of the village is humid many a times. The residents of the village speak the local language Tulu.

2. Kodachadri

Kodachadri Hills serve as a stunning backdrop of evergreen forests to the town of Maravanthe. Located in the Western Ghats at a height of 4411 feet above the sea level amidst Karnataka�۪s Mookambika W (Read More)ildlife Sanctuary, they also prove to be one of the good trekking trails, beginning at the South Kanara Forest.

3. Maravanthe Beach

Maravanthe Beach
Located only 12 km from the main city of Kundapur, Maravanthe Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the city of Karnataka. The shoreline of this serene beach runs alongside the National Highwa (Read More)y 17 (NH17) at a mere distance of 100 meters! On one side, the gentle waves of the mesmerizing Arabian Sea crash at the shore of the Maravanthe beach; 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. Each and every person visiting the Maravanthe beach must witness the sunset.

4. Scuba Diving/Snorkeling in Maravanthe

Scuba Diving/Snorkeling in Maravanthe
If you are on an adventurous spree, do not miss out scuba diving and snorkeling at Maravanthe beach.

5. Boating at River Souparnika

Boating at River Souparnika
In a town where beaches and rivers run parallel, a cruise is hard to miss. Get on this one, for some of the most memorable experiences of your trip.

6. Ottinere

A popular getaway located on the National Highway near the Baindoor Village, Ottenere is mainly known for its entrancing sunset view. Kshitija Nesara Dhama is the main attraction here. It is a popular (Read More) beach that attracts visitors for its tranquillity and hidden nature.

7. Bijadi

A village in the vicinity of the town, Bijadi is mainly known for its serene and calm surroundings. An admiring architecture of Bajdi beach house made of wood and Mangalorean tiles are worth visiting. (Read More) The beach here is peaceful and offbeat, giving visitors a calm experience unlike the other touristy beaches along this coastline.

8. Anegudde Vinayaka Temple

Anegudde Vinayaka Temple
Lying on a hill in Kumbhashi, nearly 22 km away from Maravanthe, Anegudde Vinayaka Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It is believed that at this very site Sage Agasthya performed penance to attract (Read More) Indira.

9. Siddi Vinayak Temple

Siddi Vinayak Temple
An ancient Ganesha temple with its roots going back to 8th century, Siddi Vinayaka temple is lying in the Hattiangadi Village near to Kundapur. Also referred to as the Hattiangadi Temple, you will wit (Read More)ness the presiding deity of the temple in form of a 2.5

10. Trekking in Maravanthe

Trekking in Maravanthe
Kodachadri Hills offers a good trekking trail for those who want some adrenaline rushing activity.

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Suggested Itinerary for Maravanthe

Maravanthe is nature's paradise with temples, beaches and beautiful landscapes. Begin your one day trip at Maravanthe with a healthy breakfast at the hotel and move on to Anegudde Vinayaka Temple. Maravanthe Beach is your next stop, where you can refresh and unwind with several activities. Kodi Beach is another beach in the proximity of the town. View the spellbinding sunset from Ottinere and get back to the hotel for warm dinner. Maravanthe is a best perfect destination to relax amid the nature in complete tranquillity.

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How to Reach Maravanthe

How to Reach Overview

Maravanthe has no airport or railway station. The town is directly connected to other cities via roads.

How to reach Maravanthe by flight

Bajpe Airport in Mangalore serves as the nearest domestic airbase to Maravanthe. The airport at Bangalore is the nearest international airport to the town. Taxis and buses are available outside the airbase till the required destination.

How to reach Maravanthe by road

There are regular bus services which ply on a daily basis to and from between the Maravanthe and other major cities of Karnataka. The routes are comfortable and easily approachable.

How to reach Maravanthe by train

Mangalore also serves as the nearest railway junction to the town of Maravanthe. It is connected to many major cities regularly via direct trains. Take a taxi or a bus from there to reach the beach town.

Local transport in Maravanthe

Maravanthe is a place where apart from walking and strolling on the beach, you can also visit many beautiful temples. To get around in the coastal town of Maravanthe, Taxi is the best option. It also offers many water sport activities which can be best enjoyed during or port monsoon season. So, make sure you plan your trip wisely and avoid the place during summers.

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Maravanthe Beach
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FAQs on Maravanthe

What is famous about Maravanthe?

Extremely picturesque and refreshing. A good getaway from cities in Karnataka.

What is not so good about Maravanthe?

Extremely hot in summers.

Who should visit Maravanthe?

Located on the Konkan Coast, Maravanthe is a peaceful town popular among water sports lovers. It can be visited for a getaway with family and friends, especially by people living in and around Karnataka. 

What is the best time to visit Maravanthe?

The beach town of Maravanthe experiences hot and humid summers while the winter season is cool and serves as the best time to explore the hidden and untouched treasures of the region. Hence the best time to be in Maravanthe is between September and March. During the monsoon, the area receives moderate rainfall between the months of June and August. However, if you are looking for some water sports activities, post monsoon season is perfect for it's especially swimming, relaxing and sunbathing.
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What is the local food in Maravanthe?

Being a coastal town in South India, Maravanthe serves mainly South Indian cuisine. Fish is the main ingredient and is part of many delicacies. Make sure you try as many types of delicious fish dishes.
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What is the best way to reach Maravanthe?

Maravanthe has no airport or railway station. The town is directly connected to other cities via roads.
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What are the things to do in Maravanthe?

The top things to do in Maravanthe are Padukone, Kodachadri Trek, Maravanthe Beach, Scuba Diving/Snorkeling, Boating cruise at River Sauparnika, Kodi Beach. You can see all the places to visit in Maravanthe here

What are the places near Maravanthe?

The top places near to Maravanthe are Jog falls which is 58 km from Maravanthe, Gokarna which is located 98 km from Maravanthe, Murudeshwar which is located 44 km from Maravanthe, Udupi which is located 45 km from Maravanthe, Goa which is located 216 km from Maravanthe

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Kovid Kapoor

6 years ago
- Visit Maravanthe during or after monsoons, but do carry rain gear along.
- Make sure you take proper training before indulging in any sports activity.
- Carry proper beachwear as well as trek (Read More)king shoes while heading to the town.
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