Beaches Around Bangalore

Karnataka is blessed with more than 300 kilometers of exciting coastline, which gives you the perfect excuse to experience the sun, sand and sea of the region. If you are looking for a de-stressor for your team of employees, beaches around Bangalore could act as the perfect day retreat, helping them unwind and relax from their daily routines. Here are some of the most scintillating beaches around Bangalore to choose from:

Bhatkal Beach

Located around 350 km from Bangalore, it takes around 2-3 hours to reach Bhatkal Beach. The beach is blessed with tranquil waters nestled amongst towering hills which makes for a picture-perfect setting. The beach is also well known for its temples. While it can get really hot during summer months, the time from August to March offers pleasant weather and a contemplative environment.


Karwar beach is located about 400 km from Bangalore. With peaceful alleys, waves crashing against the rocks and palm trees in abundance, it does offer a very relaxing experience. There are some sightseeing attractions too here such as the Venkatramana Temple, which is more than 3 centuries old; Sadashivagad Hill Fort and Durga temple. Karwar scuba diving and snorkelling are famous water sports in Karnataka.

Murudeshwar Beach

Located about 3-4 hours drive from Bangalore, the Murudeshwar Beach has clear blue waters and magnificent hills in the background to feast your eyes on. Apart from a revitalizing atmosphere, the place is well known for the fort of Tipu Sultan as well as the Murudeshwar temple, which attracts a lot of devotees every year.


If you would rather have your adrenaline pumping than a sedative beach experience, Kurumgad is for you. It is an island located about 500 km from Bangalore, famous for adventure activities such as snorkeling, dolphin spotting, trekking etc. It is also famous for the Narsimha temple which is situated on a hilltop offering expansive views of the deep blue sea.


For a pristine beach experience around Bangalore, Malpe is the place to be. You would find it hard to hold yourself back from putting up your feet here and soaking in the sun. The blue skies, sun playing hide and seek with the palm trees and the ripple of the sea all day long would put you at ease with yourself.

And Gokarna has some more

Gokarna, located about 475 km from Bangalore, has several beaches to explore. The most famous of those is the Om Beach, which is the shape of the Hindu symbol of “Om.” Other beaches that are worth exploring here are the Kudle Beach, the Half Moon beach and the Paradise Beach.

You could choose to just lay around and soak in the sun, sand and the sea; or you could organize a treasure hunt here to give your corporate team some fun in the sand.

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