Renowned for its expansive shoreline of white sands, Maravanthe beach is one of the most stunning beaches in Karnataka surrounded by a lush green ambiance and the National Highway 17 divides the beach on one side having the Arabian Sea and the Sauparnika River on the other side. Having the Kodachadri Hills as the backdrop, Maravanthe beach on the Konkan coastline is a delightful getaway from the hustle-bustle of the city and a paradise for nature lovers. The weather remains pleasant throughout the winters and thus makes a perfect spot for all tourists and beach lovers.
Also known as Virgin Beach, Maravanthe Beach charms everyone with its pristine white shoreline, beautiful cottages and resorts, and the water bodies on both sides and offers a wonderful retreat from the hectic life. Bask in the sunlight for hours with the wind swaying the tall palm trees and regard the clear blue sky. If you like long drives, the beach is next to a highway, and drive along the brilliant shoreline with the setting sun is sure to provide you with reminiscences for a lifetime.
For our adventure buffs, the beach has several watersports like scuba diving and snorkeling to enjoy the time and witness the breathtaking underwater world. If you are not much into adventure sports and are looking for some relaxing activities, then indulge in some laid-back peaceful stroll along the coast, meditation, yoga, or swimming. You can also make your trip a wholesome excursion by visiting some brilliant tourist attractions near the near such as St. Mary’s Island, Baindur, and Ottanane.
Maravanthe beach has several watersports like scuba diving, snorkeling, bumper rides, boat rides, etc., that you can enjoy and feel the splashing water and the thrilling adrenaline rush.
Peaceful walks along the shore of the beach with soft white sand under your feet is a therapeutic activity and a must-do activity at Maravanthe beach.
River Sauparnika is just on the other side of the highway that divides the beach and the river. There are boat rides on the river which you can ride on to explore the landscape and the greenery around you.
Swim along the shore of the beach and splash water onto your loved ones or your buddies. The rocks along the beach are a great spot to sunbathe and clean yourself dry on the sun.
While planning your trip to Maravanthe beach, make sure you visit the famous locations in the vicinity and click beautiful Instagram worthy pictures to make some memories.
2. Anegudde Vinayak Temple
3. Bijadi Village
4. Statue Park
5. Padukone Village
Maravanthe beach has many restaurants that serve delicious Konkani cuisines and dishes from all over India. These are some of the diners and restaurants where you can have some lip-smacking food and refreshing drinks.
1. Shetty’s Lunch Home
2. Kinara Bar and Restaurant
3. Sealand Bar Restaurant
4. Chakravarthi Bar and Family Restaurant Siddapura
5. Naveen Drive-In Bar and Family Restaurant
Maravanthe is about 420km from the capital city Bangalore and 105km from the nearest airport Mangaluru. The nearest railway station Kundapura is just 20km away.
The ideal time to visit Maravanthe Beach is from September to March when the weather is pleasant and the swimming opportunity is at its best. The endless sand trail, the calming sound of the water swooshing through the coastline, and the palm trees lining the coastal route make up for a perfect beach vacation.
The summers are very hot and not very suitable for beach visit during the day. You can visit dung the monsoons too but the watersports will not be available during the heavy rainfall. Thus, to have the best experience and a wholesome trip visit the beach during the winters.