Know About splendid and eventful Beach Holiday at Murudeshwar (Bhatkal) Beach – Karnataka Beaches

Murudeshwar beach is among the popular and most visited Karnataka beaches. Bhatkal beach, the exceptionally perfect beauty of sea shore from Karnataka state is famous for the, small hill situate temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, known as Murudeshwar, due to which beach is also famous as Murudeshwar beach.

Significant attractions of  Murudeshwar beach are Fort [was renovated by the Tipu Sultan] and Murudeshwar [Temple of Lord Shiva] Temple, Jain Temple & 17th century Vijayanagar temple with animal carvings.

 Water sports on the deep blue water of Murudeshwar beach/  Bhatkal beach, boating, and swimming safe water is attracting beach lovers from all over the world.

Mesmerising scene of sun rising and sun setting, Morning beach walks and fishing with locals are tempting invitation for repeat tour of Murudeshwar beach. Bhatkal beach is unique in the sense that there is a center for teaching lessons of swimming.


Vital Tourist Information : Murudeshwar Beach

Location :
Murudeshwar beach is situated about 1 km from the highway and 15 km from the Bhatkal town.


Near By City : Karwar


State : Karnataka [India]


Famous as / For :
Scenic ocean - Religious monuments - Spicy sea food - Fruit Juices of mango, jackfruit, cashew nut and banana etc.


Weather & Climate :
Climatic conditions here remains pleasant through out the year.


Temperature : Summers : Min. 22°C Max. 40°C.
Winter : Min.10°C Max. 32°C


Best Time to Visit :
Any time in the year baring the rainy season, though October to May is considered as the best time for pleasure trips.


Spoken Languages :
Kannada - English


Dining / Food Facility :
Murudeshwar beach side eating stalls and hotels are offering range of south Indian dishes with highly delicious but spicy sea food. The highlight of dinning at Bhatkal Murudeshwar beach is the variety of fresh fruit juice.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Most of tourist shop here for Products of fine muslin textile.


Basic Travel Info :
To access Murudeshwar beach one has to reach Karwar by train journey where as if you opt for air travel Dambolim airport Goa is the nearest airport. The best mode of reaching Murudeshwar / Bhatkal beach is reach here by road journey.


Beach Activities :
Boating - Fishing - Morning Beach Walks - Swimming - Water Sports


Travel Tips :
Overseas tourist visiting by air travel prefer Panjim in Goa, where as domestic visitors are reaching Murudeshwar beach via Karwar either by train Journey or by road travel.


How To Reach Murudeshwar Beach Karnataka [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Karwar railway station [about 10 km from city heart] is an important rail halt on the Kokan railway, adequate number of trains is there for reaching here.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Karwar, falls on National highway No. 17, is well connected on bus route with all nearby cities of Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra state.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Karwar don't have airport of own. Panaji [Goa] is nearest airport for domestic flights. Road journey of a little over than 100 km between Panaji and Karwar takes about three hours. Buses and taxies are available.