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6 Amazing Beaches in Mangalore

By Akshatha

Mangalore is one of the prominent cities in South Canara, Karnataka. Situated in Dakshina Kannada, it is 352 km from Bangalore to Mangalore.

There are a number of places to visit in Mangalore and among them beaches are the main tourist attractions.

Ranked as the 8th cleanest city of India, it has some clean and scenic beaches. A visit to these pristine beaches in Mangalore is enriching for sure.

1. Panambur Beach

1. Panambur Beach

Panambur Beach is situated at a distance of 2 km from the New Mangalore Port. It is one of the famous beaches in Mangalore.

New Mangalore Port is the major port of Karnataka and is a main tourist spot. Visitors can enjoy street food near the beach and also play in the waters.

Every year in January, the International Kite Festival takes place in Panambur Beach. It is exciting to watch colourful kites fly over the beautiful sea.

Photo Courtesy: Karunakar Rayker

2. Tannirbhavi Beach

2. Tannirbhavi Beach

Tannirbhavi Beach is a calm and secluded one in Mangalore. It is not crowded like Panambur beach as it is little far from the city.

It is one of the clean and less crowded beaches in Mangalore. Thus, making it an ideal weekend getaway from Mangalore.

There are no public transport to the beach, one should take their own vehicles. Or take a ferry from Sultan Battery which goes via Gurupura river.

Photo Courtesy: Giridhar1729

3. Someshwara Beach

3. Someshwara Beach

Someshwara Beach is located in Ullal; it is famous for the sunset view and its rocks called 'Rudra Shilas'.

At the end of the beach, there is an old Someshwara temple which gets many devotees and tourists.

Photo Courtesy: Hari Prasad Nadig

4. Ullal Beach

4. Ullal Beach

Ullal Beach is just next to Someshwar Beach, this stretch is often known as Ullal - Someshwar Beach.

Situated in Ullal, this beach is 17 km from Mangalore city. The remnants of Rani Abakka's fort, Queen Abakka's Jain temple, Sayyid Madani Dargah and Someshwar temple are the places to visit in Mangalore near the beach.

Photo Courtesy: Hari Prasad Nadig

5. Surathkal Beach

5. Surathkal Beach

Surathkal in Mangalore is known for its Technological Institutions. The town on the shores of Arabian sea is around 15 km from Mangalore.

Surathkal Beach and the light house a tourist attraction. This picturesque beach is near to Sadashiva temple and the National Institute of Technology.

Photo Coutesy: Pranavjee

6. Sasihithlu Beach

6. Sasihithlu Beach

Sasihithlu Beach is in Sasihithlu village at a distance of 25 km from Mangalore. It is not a well known beach in Mangalore. Hence, the beach is a less crowded one.

One can visit Sasihitlu beach for a quite weekend away from the city and noise. A clean beach and a tidy shore makes it a good tourist attraction.

Photo Courtesy: Hari Prasad Nadig

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