Gokarna beaches – Your perfect weekend getaway

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Gokarna is situated on the Arabian Sea, in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka. This is a popular pilgrimage destination for Hindus, known for sacred sites like Mahabaleshwar Temple, which has a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. The town is also home to few beautiful and mesmerizing beaches such as palm-lined Gokarna, Kudle and Om in the south.

Enjoy the pictures below and leave your comments and queries at the end of the article. Also, while you scroll through the pictures there are chances of getting tempted and you may just want to plan a trip to Gokarna soon enough!

Don’t worry as we have left you links in between the pictures below to plan your travel and check for hotels to stay at convenient and attractive locations.




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Gokarna is also known as Mini-Goa due to its ever-growing tourism from across the globe. The exotic shimmering beaches during golden hours and the orang-ish sky post sunset call for the perfect weekend getaway for people residing in southern India. Alongside enjoying the natural scenic beauty during sunsets, one may also choose to relax while relishing a mug of cold beer at one of the many shacks near the beaches.

And trust me, food and drinks are available at very nominal prices here.

Click here to see if your city has a direct bus to Gokarna.

Click here for a list of comfortable/beach facing resorts and hotels at convenient locations to plan your stay.



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Not only can you chill at the beaches during sunset but also there are camping spots to stay overnight and admire the beauty of a clear starry night far from city-lights and distractions.

Click here to learn more about camping and bonfire at Gokarna beaches.


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4 thoughts on “Gokarna beaches – Your perfect weekend getaway”

  1. Meerykhati – I'm an enthusiastic backpacker from India. Love exploring places,culture and heritage.

    I loved the post genuinely and the pics are awesome . i have been planning to visit Gokarna . It is in my bucklist . Hopefully I may see the place someday .

    1. Admin – Bangalore, India – An avid traveler and blogger. Visit my website www.ClixGallery.com to know more about my work.

      I’m glad you liked the pictures and surely you must visit this beautiful beach destination!

  2. Eliza – I started blogging to write my reasons to live, taglined, pretty accurately I think, as Journey from Suicidality. I started my next blog - elizajourneythroughlife.home.blog when I wanted a space to write about life, living. Taglined Journey to Life. This is a journey. A journey to life. To creating a life. To learning about myself, to being myself, to finding safety within myself and the world. To creating a life I'm happy to live. I'm looking forward to that day. So long as there's life, there's hope. Love, light and glitter

    The beach is so pretty! I love sunsets and sunrise

    Love, light and glitter

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