Gokarna Beach


Gokarna Beach

Gokarna Beach 

Known as the future of Goa, Gokarna is located on the same parallel of Arabian Sea as Goa. Gokarna has beaches, forts and parties, but on smaller scale. Here, you can have a laidback seaside vacation with accommodations starting at 500 Rs, whereas Goa has nothing below 3000 Rs near the sea. To revel the full glory of the sea take a boat ride through the four main beaches - Om, Kudle, Half Moon and Paradise beach. You can try water sports on Om beach. Other major attractions include Mahabaleshwar temple and Mirjan fort. 

Places to Visit near Gokarna Beach 

  • Om Beach
  • Kudle Beach
  • Half Moon Beach
  • Paradise Beach
  • Mahabaleshwar Temple
  • Mirjan Fort 


Boat ride across the beaches cost 400 RS per person. For sightseeing, you can hire a scooty for 200Rs or a taxi for 600-900 Rs.

Accomodation Options 

Hotels and homestays offer budget stay below 800Rs. Limited luxury resorts but plenty of mid range hotels available in the range of 1300-2000Rs. Luxury Resorts cost 3500-5500Rs. 

How to Reach Gokarna Beach 

By Air:

Nearest airport is in Goa, 140 km away from Gokarna.

By Train:

Nearest railhead is Ankola, 20 km away from Gokarna. 

By Road:

Regular buses ply from Goa and Bengaluru to Gokarna. 

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