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The Best Mangalore Beach Resorts for Every Traveller

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India has over 7000 Km of coastline, which makes the country one of the largest peninsulas in the world. Many states are thriving, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. These places attract a huge number of travellers looking to kill their mundane city life and experience surreal seaside sojourn.

Mangalore, or Mangaluru, is a chief port city in the coastal state of Karnataka. It is sandwiched between the azure Arabian Sea and the whimsical Western Ghats of India. Mangalore is located on such a beautiful confluence point that surely makes the other cities of Karnataka envious. Not only is it a traveller’s haven for beautiful beaches with swaying palm trees, but the city is also an important hub of healthcare, industries, and education sector in the state. In case you are curious, check out these amazing places to visit in Mangalore!

Despite being a commercial hub and business port, Mangalore promises a quick getaway for people wanting to break the shackles of daily monotony. The city is brimful of grand shopping complexes, eclectic nightlife, vibrant culture, and above all, numerous alluring beaches, all decked up with sandy shores & swaying trees. What sets the beaches of Mangalore apart is the unforgettable sight of the sun bidding adieu just before dusk. The euphoria of your rendezvous with nature at an extravagant beach may stay for a bit. A welcoming beach resort in Mangalore is all you’ll need that blends nature & modernity to keep you sane & happy before you embark on your sojourn the next day. So, here are the top beachside resorts in Mangalore, handpicked for you.

5 Top Beach Resorts To Stay At When In Mangalore

5 Top Beach Resorts To Stay At When In Mangalore

Wild Woods Spa & Resorts, Kundapura – Best for eco-conscious visitors

90 KM from the south of Mangaluru, in the heart of Kundapura town, rests a hidden gem of a resort. Set atop a hill right in the middle of a forest, the property welcomes you in perfumed surroundings, owing to several aromatic plants nearby. Choose your abode amongst well-kept cottages & villas – all of which are craftily designed to suit the needs of families, couples, and a group of friends or even solo travellers. Activities here include:

  • Coracle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Trekking to a gorgeous waterfall nearby
  • Fishing
  • Archery, & much more

Dine at a clean & open restaurant with breathtaking views of the green surroundings and a chef at your disposal. After a delectable affair, you can opt for a spa amongst a bouquet of options like Shistu – Thai Spa; Thai Foot Massage; Thai Yoga; Balinese Body Massage; Swedish Body Massage, and Mud Bath & so on. The scenic & spotless Maple Beach & Kaup Beach is the welcoming neighbours you can visit when you stay at Wild Woods Spa & Resorts.

Location: 90 Km away from Mangalore Airport, near Bhatkal in Udupi, Karnataka.

Price starts at INR 5000 per night

Popular places nearby: Someshwara Beach; Bhatkal Lighthouse; Bheemeshwara Waterfall.

Raj Sea Front Beach Resort – Best for Families

It is one of the rare beachside properties wherein the host offers a lifetime of experience than just a place to stay. Choose from suite rooms or single rooms – each providing an expansive view of the sea from their balconies, no joke! Whether you are travelling with family, kids or even on a budget, these cosy & spacious rooms make you feel special. Clearly, one of the luxury beach resorts in Mangalore & best for a family, Raj Sea Front resort is adorned with alluring natural settings at every end of the property.

Listen to the sounds of crashing waves and look out at a laid-back corner of the Arabian Sea from the long, glass windows in the room that set the stage for a perfect, rejuvenating stay here. With the famous Panambur beach and the cleanest Surathkal beach as its neighbours, it makes Raj Sea Front Resort one of the best beach stay in Mangalore.

Location: 10 minutes walk from Kulai Bus Station

Price starts at INR 3500 per night

Popular places nearby: Kordabbu Temple, Sri Durgaaparameshwari Temple

Phalguni River Lodge – Best for disconnecting

3 Km away from Mangalore International Airport, Phalguni River Lodge is an eco-friendly & one of the best beach view resorts in Mangalore set amidst serenity & peace. However, it also attracts thrill seekers and adventurers with several water activities & sports like jet skiing, kayaking, speed boat rides, etc. With Deluxe rooms, suites, and cottages to choose from, the architecture showcases the culture & tradition of Mangalore with its rustic charm. There is a beautifully set up restaurant and a bar, which is run by award-winning chefs who offer local & international cuisines.

This expansive property houses a biological park, a gold course, a lake, an amusement park, a science centre, a heritage village & whatnot! The main highlight of the property, however, is a huge Ayurvedic wellness centre offering innumerable therapies to relax and rejuvenate the body, mind & soul. Make lifelong memories with your family, friends, partner, kids or group on this private beach resort in Mangalore.

Location: About 5 Km from City Centre, Mangaluru

Price starts at INR 3500 per night

Popular places nearby: Pilikulanisargadham, St. Lawrence Church, Swami Vivekanand Planetarium

Sharvari by Vaishnavi Reveries – Best for a crazy group of friends

A home away from home, Sharvari by Vaishnavi Reveries is a huge resort-cum-beach homestay in Mangalore that can accommodate 8-10 people. For those planning to visit with a group, this is a perfect stay option in Mangalore near a beach to unwind and chill. The property includes a large living room with a dining area, cosy & air-conditioned bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, oven, cooking utensils, and a personal courtyard with Barbecue to set the evenings right. The open courtyard is well-surrounded by swaying palms and overlooks the visually delightful beach.

For those who like to live free, this homestay is a treat set up in an idyllic location. Whether witnessing the dramatic tides with your friends or going for evening strolls in the quaint neighbourhood, this seaside stay promises an outclass experience similar to any 5-star beach resort in Mangalore. Plus, your stay is well secured with a security guard & CCTV surveillance 24/7.

Location: Located on the Kanyakumari-Mumabi highway, 5 KM from Suratkal Railway Station.

Price starts at INR 7000 a night for 5 people.

Popular places nearby: NITK lighthouse for THAT unforgettable sunset moment; Sadashiva Temple; crowd-puller Thannirbhavi beach & Panambur beach.

Kulai Shores Beach Villa – Best for an open beach party

Built in a 2000 sq. yard, Kulai Shores Villa is an oasis of calm atmosphere alongside soothing splashes of waves. The 18000 sq. feet backyard opens direct access to the beach area. The rooms are set up on the ground & first floor, with a fully equipped modular kitchen for all the convenience & covered sit-out area to witness the Arabian Sea from the comforts of a home.

Along with free private parking, this amazing property offers an open terrace with a dining area. One of the best beach resorts in Mangalore, the warmth and hospitality here further enhance the quality of your stay and experience. With Kulai Shores Villa, get set for a scintillating beachfront vacation with your loved ones!

Location: 14 Km from Mangalore Central Station; 1.2 Km from Surathkal Beach

Price starts at INR 6500 per night

Popular places nearby: Shree Vishumurthi Temple; Shree Nandaneshwara Temple; Chitrapura Beach

And this is how you become an in-the-know traveller wanting to escape the likes of Goa, Andaman, and other famed beachside places. It is time to include the underdog - Mangaluru in your Karnataka tour package. With Veena World, go the Mangalorean way this time and book your stay in one (or all!) of the beach resorts mentioned above for a private & memorable time in Mangalore.

July 11, 2023


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