Maravanthe is the town that houses a beautiful beach, and this town is located in the South Canara district of Karnataka. The town has the Arabian Sea to its right and the Sauparnika River on its left. This beach, near Kundapura, lies at a distance of 50 km from Udupi and about 450 km from Bangalore.
A Paradise for the Peaceful
This beach is often referred to as the Virgin Beach for its miles and miles of unspoilt white sand.
Being one of the most favored tourist destinations among tourists, this place is located near Kollur and the Kodachadri Hills. The National Highway 17 lies at a distance of about 100 meters from the shore, and this is sure to make your commute easier.
The endless sand on the beach, the soothing sea by the side, and the palm trees around the region can calm you down and make your visit to this beach an amazing experience. Towards the south of this beach is a place called Trasi and on the other side of the Sauparnika River is the Padukone village.
Maravanthe has a costal climate with temperatures from mildly warm to stiflingly hot. The town experiences warm and humid summers and pleasant winters.
Best season to visit Maravanthe
The best time to visit Maravanthe is from September to March, which is a good time for swimming. Tulu and Kannada are the commonly spoken languages here.
How to reach Maravanthe
The town is quite easily accessible through air, rail and road. The nearest airport is Bajpe Airport in Mangalore and the Bangalore International Airport. From the Mangalore Airport you can reach the beach through buses or taxis.
The nearest rail junction would be Mangalore and the beach is easily connected to other parts of Karnataka by good roads, which makes commuting through buses or private vehicles easier.
What to See or Do - Tourist places in and around Maravanthe
Being a costal city, Maravanthe offers oceanic activities like swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving, which are some of the activities you can indulge in while you are here. The Kodachadri Hills offer trekking trails and these trails are fairly difficult and suited for professionals and experienced trekkers. Tourists can take boat cruises on the Souparnika River and also a good dip at this river that, legends state, has medicinal values.
The other places around Maravanthe that are must-visit spots for tourists are Kollur- known for its world famous Mookambika temple, Kundapura, Kanchugodu, Belaka Theertha Falls and Baindur (famous for its beautiful sunset). St. Mary's Island, which is well known for its black volcanic rock formations, is also quite close to this spot.
With its proper accommodation options, Maravanthe is the right place to visit for tourists who want to relax and unwind.