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Maravanthe - A Walk Down The Virgin Beach


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 favoured 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 m 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 Weather

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.

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How to Reach Maravanthe

  • By Road
    Several KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) buses connect Maravanthe with major cities and nearby places. Plenty of luxury tourist buses are frequently available from major destinations, such as Gokarna (130 km), Goa (275 km) and Bangalore (450 km) for Maravanthe.
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  • By Train
    Kundapura Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Maravanthe, situated at a distance of about 18 km, but it is not connected with major cities. The other nearest railway station is the Mangalore Junction Railway Station, which is situated at a distance of about 110 km from Maravanthe. From the station, tourists can reach Maravanthe by hiring a taxi or taking a bus.
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  • By Air
    Mangalore International Airport serves as the nearest domestic and international airport to Maravanthe. It primarily connects Maravanthe to major Indian cities as well as Middle East destinations. The airport is situated at a distance of about 110 km from the Maravanthe
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