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Title: VISIT THE BEACHES IN GOKARNA FOR A SERENE AND SACRED EXPERIENCE


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VISIT THE BEACHES IN GOKARNA FOR A SERENE AND
SACRED EXPERIENCE
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VISIT THE BEACHES IN GOKARNA FOR A SERENE AND
SACRED EXPERIENCE
  • Have rippling waves, bright blue water and
    glittering sand beaches been on your bucket list
    for quite some time? Then, visit the family
    beaches in Gokarna. A holy and seaside town of
    Karnataka, it lies on the Konkan coastline. It is
    perfect for a beach lover, adventure enthusiast,
    yoga and spiritual devotee. The small town of
    Gokarna is surrounded by hills on one side and
    the endless ocean on the other offering a
    holistic, fun-filled and relaxing experience to
    every tourist.
  • The word Gokarna originates from Sanskrit, and it
    literally means cows ear. It was once upon a
    time a famous religious town of Karnataka, not in
    the list of mainstream travellers. However, over
    the years, this holy town has gained prominence
    for its pristine and clean beaches. If you wish
    to see how beaches looked decades ago, then
    Gokarna should be on your travel list.

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VISIT THE BEACHES IN GOKARNA FOR A SERENE AND
SACRED EXPERIENCE
  • A little off-beat and less crowded, the beaches
    in Gokarna hug the Arabian Sea closely and
    provide a rejuvenating experience. As you explore
    these beaches or indulge in fun activities, you
    can see the water colour change from cyan to
    bright blue. There are also several cottages by
    the beaches, where you can head for a good
    nights sleep after spending the whole day around
    the shore.

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Top 9 Beaches To Visit In Gokarna
  • Om Beach
  • Half Moon Beach
  • Gokarna Beach
  • Kudle Beach
  • Paradise Beach
  • Baada Beach
  • Nirvana Beach
  • Small Hell Beach
  • Beleken Beach

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1. Om Beach
  • Nature can surprise you in more ways than you can
    imagine. If you wish to experience nature at its
    best and marvel at its creations, then visit the
    Om Beach. The beach is in the shape of Om, which
    is a sheer coincidence. So, as soon as you reach
    this beach, you should first notice this
    beautiful coincidence and get a selfie clicked.
  • This one of a kind beach shape will surely have
    you spellbound. Even the surroundings are truly
    captivating. You can enjoy the hill view and
    beach view at once. So, reach here with an empty
    data storage card in your camera as it will fill
    up in no time.
  • Moreover, a visit to this beach is perfect for
    swimmers and those looking for fun activities.
    You can easily swim at this beach even if you are
    a novice swimmer. Some of the popular adventure
    sports that take place here include para-sailing,
    surfing, water skiing and banana boat ride. So,
    get set for a fun and engaging experience at this
    beautiful beach.
  • You can also go dolphin spotting in this famous
    beach of Gokarna. One of the family beaches in
    Gokarna, you can even quietly sit in one of the
    many cafes and have a lazy vacation.

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2. Half Moon Beach
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2. Half Moon Beach
  • Another beach with a typical name is the Half
    Moon one. This beach also derives its name from
    its shape. Yes, when you reach it, try to
    decipher the shape. It clearly looks like a Half
    Moon. So, the moment you manage to understand the
    shape, click a picture and then let the endless
    selfies follow suit.
  • This beach also has a thick jungle on the one
    side and infinite stretch of the Arabian Sea on
    the other. In fact, it is one of the beaches from
    where you can plan a trek around all the five
    popular beaches of Gokarna. Besides, this trek
    will be truly scenic and unique. So, you should
    definitely give it a try.

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2. Half Moon Beach
  • Along with this natural beauty, you can also
    indulge in an array of fun activities when at the
    Half Moon Beach. There is also the option of
    going for paddle boating, kayaking, swimming,
    trekking and camping. So, choose what you like
    and have a fun time at this yet another famous
    beach in Gokarna. 
  • This beach is just 20 minutes away from Om beach.
    So, you can easily club a visit to both these
    beaches. Further, the distinct feature of this
    beach is the striking calmness. You can come and
    enjoy your own company and spend some time in
    solitude. It is truly a haven for those who wish
    to spend some time alone and enjoy spending hours
    simply gazing at the horizon.

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3. Gokarna Beach
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3. Gokarna Beach
  • This beach, of course, gets its name after the
    town and is the main beach. It is also quite
    famous among pilgrims as this beach is in
    proximity to the Mahabaleshwar Temple. Most
    pilgrims first come and take a dip in this beach
    and then head for a visit to the temple.
  • The Mahabaleshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord
    Shiva, and you will see a lot of Lord Shiva
    devotees visiting this beach. It is one of the
    most crowded and popular beaches. However,
    visiting here in the morning hours will give you
    the best experience of this beach. You should
    plan a morning walk at this beach and get geared
    up for the day ahead. 

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3. Gokarna Beach
  • Besides, this is also one of the surf beaches of
    India. You will also see many trekking and Yoga
    enthusiasts at this beach. From here, you can
    plan a scenic trek to five of the most popular
    beaches of Gokarna which are within a radius of
    10 km. These beaches include Half Moon beach,
    Paradise beach, Om beach, Kudle beach, rock
    climbing and Dolphin point visit.
  • So, come to this main beach and have a great time
    doing yoga, surfing, boating, snorkelling, jet
    skiing and trekking. There are many relaxing and
    fun activities in which you can indulge.

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4. Kudle Beach
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4. Kudle Beach
  • If you are seeking solace, then you must visit
    this beach in Gokarna. It is located along an
    isolated stretch and is a blessing for the nature
    lovers. This beach is cut-off from the touristy
    crowd and most people who are looking for some
    peaceful time come to this beach.
  • You will usually find foreign tourists and
    backpackers coming and spending some time here.
    In fact, it is believed that this beach is also
    safe for swimming. So, if you just want to spend
    a day at the beach, swimming and relaxing, visit
    the Kudle Beach. There are no water sports or
    loud crowds here. However, a word of caution, if
    you are planning to go swimming, then be sure and
    accountable. There is not much crowd here, so
    there are no lifeguards on this beach.

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4. Kudle Beach
  • The beach is around 15 minutes from Om Beach. So,
    you can club a visit to both these beaches on the
    same day and have a completely different
    experience. The beach is also accessible via
    boat. It is a 10 minutes boat ride from Om
    Beach.
  • If you visit it from October to March, then you
    will see several shacks, huts and makeshift
    arrangements by the beach. So, gear up for
    perfect swimming sessions, relaxing and trekking
    experience. It is also popular among the sunset
    points of Gokarna.

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5. Paradise Beach
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5. Paradise Beach
  • The beach is accessible via motorboat from Om
    Beach and Half moon Beach. Alternatively, you can
    trek from either of the beaches and reach the
    Paradise Beach. It is also famous as the Full
    Moon Beach, and its beauty resonates well with
    the name.
  • This beach is around 150 metres long and is the
    perfect destination for swimming and camping.
    Moreover, it is around 70 covered with rocks,
    providing you with several points for
    photography.
  • If you plan to visit the Full Moon Beach, then
    come here around the sunset and sunrise time and
    take back home some beautiful memories. It is
    also among the famous sunset points of Gokarna.
    You can also experiment clicking some shots
    around the rocky terrain.

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6. Baada Beach
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6. Baada Beach
  • Welcome to the cleanest beach of Gokarna. You can
    easily spot it as you walk from Kirki to Gokarna.
    One of the best family beaches, it is a must
    visit as you will not even feel that you are at a
    beach in India.
  • This beach is surrounded by hillocks on both
    sides. It also has some boulders in the middle.
    It is perfect for some relaxation time.
    Otherwise, you can also play beach volleyball,
    badminton or go for boat riding.
  • It is not that crowded, and you will find space
    for yourself. In fact, at times it feels as if
    you are walking on your private beach. Besides,
    on the shore, there are some huts and cottages
    too. So, when tired after that long stroll or
    game of volleyball, you can visit one of the many
    cafes and relax.

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7. Nirvana Beach
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7. Nirvana Beach
  • If you are looking for one of its kind beach
    experience, then a visit to Nirvana Beach is an
    absolute must. It offers you a surreal
    experience. One of the offbeat beaches of
    Gokarna, it has an entrancing ambience and is
    among the famous sunset points.
  • You will not find much crowd at the Nirvana
    Beach. Besides, there are no huts, food and water
    facilities. So, it is advisable to take some
    eatables and water along.
  • However, the beach is perfect for seeking
    nirvana. You should come here if you like
    exploring distinct places. Moreover, if you are a
    pro at swimming, then you must give it a try
    here. However, there are no lifeguards, and only
    a few people visit here so you should be a
    confident swimmer just in case of an emergency.
    Ideally, the beach is recommended for swimming
    and sun basking in solitude.

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8. Small Hell Beach
  • This is another beach which is worth a visit. It
    should be there on your bucket list when visiting
    Gokarna. It is clean and serene and offers a
    holistic experience.
  • The clear blue water and golden sand stretch is
    bewitching and will enchant you. It is completely
    untouched and is not commonly known among
    tourists. You can come here and go trekking,
    camping and swimming. These are some of the fun
    activities in which you can indulge when at this
    beach.
  • Besides, there is also a Small Hell cliff that is
    overlooking this beautiful beach. It is also a
    marvellous sight. You can even take some
    wonderful shots here.

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9. Beleken Beach
  • It is one of the remotest beaches in Gokarna, and
    you will have to reach here via a boat ride.
    There are frequent boats from Gokarna Beach to
    Beleken Beach. While you are on the boat, you may
    spot a couple of dolphins as well.
  • When you take a boat, you should take the contact
    details of the boat driver. This is because there
    are not many people here and the boat is the only
    mode of transportation. So, to avoid getting
    stranded alone at the beach, it is essential that
    you have the drivers contact details.
  • This beach is located next to the Moonlight
    Beach, and you should go here for an enjoyable
    boating experience. You will also find people
    playing Frisbee, and you can take yours too and
    have a fun time playing.
  • There are many family beaches in Gokarna that
    offer you a wonderful holiday experience. The
    best part is that most of them are still
    untouched and undiscovered. So, if you are
    looking for a beach with blue water and clear
    golden sand, then these beaches are worth
    exploring.

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