A drive up north along the coastal road to Maravanthe, 50 kms from Udupi,
is the sandy Maravanthe beach. The endless stretch of golden sand, swaying
palm trees, clear blue sky and the gush of the sea attracts a large number
of tourists to this spot.
The highway bordered on either side by the Arabian Sea and the Satuparnika
River, with a backdrop of the Kodachadri Hills, makes the drive an
At sunset, a crimson sky and golden rays reflected both in the sea and the
river convert Maravanthe into a fairyland of scenic beauty. A drive further
up are the Belekal Theertha falls, near Baindur.
The Maravanthe Beach is a popular picnic spot and the waters are safe for
swimming with huge but gentle tides beckoning you and mesmerising you to
come and play with them. The pristine beauty and peaceful surroundings of
its virgin beach make it a favourite picnic spot.
Attractions of Maravanthe Beach
- St. Mary's Island
The St. Mary's Island is another delightful holiday destination. It is
just a boat ride away.
This place near Baindur is famous for its glorious sunsets.
It is a small town, 45 km from Maravanthe. It has a beautiful beach