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A popular beach beyond magnificent cliffs

Gokarna beach is a sweet atmosphere in which I dived once in a while during my month stay at Kudle... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Aseema T
zostel at gokarna

great experience, laid back comfortable , clean and worth every penny. simple clean cots and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
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Gorkana Village | Ankola, Gokarna, India
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it has lost its glory, overcrowded, no place to sit quietly and enjoy..This is a No Smoking, No Drinking. You won't find a single tourist here (only locals). This is a good place for pilgrims and those who go for spiritual/religious activities..... but a big...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Gokarna beach is a sweet atmosphere in which I dived once in a while during my month stay at Kudle Beach. And I really loved to go there by the windy cliffs pathway and stop at old Ram (or Sri Rama) temple to meditate in...More

Thank Aseema T
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Gokarna beach was surprisingly very clean. You can cover the whole stretch of the beach in 30 mins. On inquiring how the beach was so clean, I was told that the shack owners organise beach cleanups with the locals every weekend. The beach itself is...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Walking along the sea shore and visiting the temples around gives a new sprit. The place is also safe for solo travelers.

Thank hegdemy3
Reviewed 10 July 2018

great experience, laid back comfortable , clean and worth every penny. simple clean cots and bathrooms. Food is great and staff very accomodating.

Thank nalima500
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Gokarna beach (Main Beach) is the longest and cleanest beach in Gokarna. It is near to the Town. One can expect more number of tourists in this beach. You should walk a few meters of distance to find a secluded place to sit and enjoy...More

Thank TravelIndiaTakeATrip
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Though the view of the beach from the nearby hill is mesmerizing [try Zostel] but going down to the beach ,you would find more of local crowd. What was even terrible was that , on a relatively rougher sea the life guards or cops will...More

Thank Anmol D
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Gokarna beach is a few yards away from Main temple and has ample parking space for all sorts of vehicles This beach is easily accessible and a great place to relax your evening sipping tender coconut and munching the variety of Snack options available. Good...More

Thank pradeep b
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Well, there are many beaches within the 10 to 15 KM of the radius. Let me start with the Gokarna beach main beach, this beach is easily reachable and walks at night is really peaceful. Sri Rama Temple is very ancient temple located just above...More

Thank ItsMaddForTravel
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Nice beaches ..o on beach, kumta beach, HalfMoon beach etc.. Spread over long coastline. BeachWay/Beach side walkway is an added advantage. Classy crowd ..English people..English food.. Pai hotel near gokarna beach is must visit and the place is famous too for quick bites . One...More

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27 December 2017|
Response from shobhasri | Reviewed this property |
yaana is very near
2 April 2017|
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Response from Timothy A | Reviewed this property |
Paradise Beach is best but there are some spots between Om and Paradise that are also nice ~ use caution of the cliffs when camping or hiking there :)