Karnataka is one of the complete states in India. Be it regarding ancient monuments or natural beauty, one can find everything within the boundaries of Karnataka. Such is the beauty of this charming state that each and every spot in Karnataka is worth visiting. However, there are still several places which are miles away from the eyes of a traveller.
One such place is Someshwar Beach, which has been visited a lot by locals and other seasonal tourists but its surroundings are still unexplored. Despite being such a beautiful spot, it is famous only amongst locals. So, how about unveiling the charm of Someshwar Beach this season?
A Little About Someshwar Beach
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Located in Mangaluru, Someshwar Beach is dotted with several large rocks with the presence of beautiful hills and lush greenery in its vicinity. These rocks at Someshwar Beach are called Rudra Shile, which means the rocks of Lord Shiva - due to the presence of Someshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
This temple was built during the 10th century, during the Alupa dynasty and is a popular pilgrimage site amongst Hindus where you can also find several people performing rituals for the departed souls. Someshwar Beach is an ideal getaway into the arms of composure and calmness.
The spectacular views of the hills and beautiful trees at the time of dawn and dusk are definitely worth watching. So, how about taking a stroll over the dazzling sand of Someshwar Beach and relaxing in its soothing waters?
Best Time To Visit Someshwar Beach
As the climate is humid and hot during the summer season in Mangaluru, it is advisable to avoid visiting Someshwar Beach during this time. However, the best time is from October until the end of April. During this period, the weather is cool and pleasant. Hence, you can roam around and explore places comfortably.
Things To Do In And Around Someshwar Beach
Someshwar Beach is a complete package for a traveller in the city of Mangaluru. Not only is it a weekend getaway for nature lovers but for history lovers too. Apart from enjoying the shoreline of Someshwar Beach, one can also indulge in the divine atmosphere of Someshwara Temple and the composed nature of Ottinenee hill. From the top of the hill, one can get panoramic views of the city and the Netravati river draining into the Arabian Sea.
How To Reach Someshwar Beach
By Rail: There are several direct trains to Mangaluru. From the station, you can take a cab to Someshwar Beach, which is located at a distance of around 15 km from the city centre.
By Road: Being located in the city of Mangaluru, Someshwar Beach is easily accessible by road.