Marawanthe is a sea side town of Karnataka that invites one to its beautiful sun drenched beach, surrounded by the picturesque Kodachadri Hills and the Sauparnika river. 50 kms from Udupi, Marawanthe beach offers you spectacular sunset views. Tourists visit the Marawanthe beach in search of solitude and enjoy its sprawling beach flanked with swaying palm trees and to capture the crimson sun going down.
To travel to Marawanthe beach you can reach Mangalore by air or railways. From Mangalore you have to hire cars or taxis that will take you to the beach. If you are traveling from Bangalore by road it is about 450 kms from Marawanthe beach. The best time to visit the beach is from October to January.
Marawanthe beach is also well known for its water sports. Tourists enjoy the adventurous water sports under able guides. Bordered by the Arabian Sea and the West Coast Highway on one side and the Sauparnika river on the other it offers a breathtaking view when the sun sets. Walk down the stretch to enjoy thebeauty.
Close to the Marawanthe Beach is the St. Mary's Island which is one of the important tourists attractions. Baindur, a hamlet just 45 kms from Marawanthe is another lovely spot to spend hours lazing in its sun drenched beach. Close to Baindur is Ottinane. It is a picturesque place with overhanging cliffs and an ideal place to watch the sun go down. Driving some further kilometers from the beach you will enjoy the Belaka Theertha Falls.