12 km southwards of Mangalore lies, Ullal beach, one of the popular beaches of Mangalore. The stretch of coconut trees and the fishermen lane make the place even more captivating. Also popular as one of the best beaches of Karnataka state, Ulla attracts a decent number of locals as well as tourists from all around. Ullal beach belongs to a fishing town with the same name. Ullal is one of India oldest towns.
Ullal beach is an ideal getaway for those who like serenity, clean sea shores and pure beauty of the nature. Take a stroll on the golden sands of the beach while the cool breeze brushes past you. The casuarinas groves look even more beautiful at the time of sunset. The beach is quite popular as a picnic spot. The beach is around 5 km away from Mangalore. Enjoy sunbathing and swimming here.
Some of the main attractions near Ullal beach include Someshwara Beach, Someshwara Temple, Queen Abbakka’s Fort at Ranipura, Suratkal beach and St. Sebastian Church.
Accommodation and Food
As Ullal beach is a popular beach near Mangalore and is visited by a decent number of tourists, there are a number hotels and cottages that offer decent accommodation option. As far as food is concerned, there are a number of restaurants and small eateries serving sumptuous local and other popular world cuisines.
Best time to visit-October and February
Nearest railway station- Mangalore railway station (10 km)
Nearest Airport- Bajpe Airport (15 km)