Om Beach Gokarna
$1 per person
Om Beach is a major tourist attraction in the coastal city of Gokarna, located in North Canara district. Om beach is uniquely shaped to look like Hindu Mythological symbol of ‘Om’.
Om beach is formed by two semi circular beaches with a small rock in the middle, accessible by a sandy walkway. Om beach attracts a large number of international tourists to Gokarna.
Activities to try at Om Beach
- Sunset watching: Sunset in Arabian Sea is always spectacular to watch. Gokarna’s Om beach offers excellent sunset views.
- Water sports: Jet Ski ride, banana boat rides, parasailing and surfing are some of the activities to try in Gokarna’s Om beach. Activities are offered by private operators and not all activities may be available at all times.
- Hiking: Hills around Gokarna offer good hiking opportunities. Hike to Om Beach viewpoint, Om Beach Rock View and Rock of Peace near Om Beach for a great view of the beach and ocean.
Places to visit near Om Beach, Gokarna: Yana rocks (53 kms), Murudeshwara (80 kms) and Karwar (65 kms) are the nearby attractions that can be visited along with Gokarna.
How to reach Om Beach,Gokarna: Om beach is 6 kms from Gokarna city centre. Gokarna is 500 kms from Bengaluru and 230 kms from Mangaluru. Goa is the nearest airport (150 kms from Gokarna). Ankola is the nearest railway station (19 kms). From Gokarna city, auto or taxi can be hired to reach Om Beach.
Places to stay near Om Beach,Gokarna: Jungle Lodges & Resorts operate Om Beach Resort right next to Om Beach in Gokarna. Gokarna town has multiple hotels, beach side resorts and homestays.