A perfect getaway that serves as nature’s basket that is full of mesmerizing picturesque views. Maravanthe is waiting for you in Karnataka. It is a beautiful town of beaches with sparkling white sand all around that is spread miles and miles along the coast. And this is why it fetches the name of Virgin Beach. The sunset of the town sets the whole place in a tint shade of sepia that appears to come out just from a painter’s canvas.

Moreover, the town of Maravanthe is adorned with a stark backdrop of Kodachadari Hills. And the town is bound by the Arabian Sea from a side and Sauparnika from the other. The town possesses pleasant weather, especially in winters. The town offers a whole full bucket of memories and fun activities to all its visitors. Let’s explore Maravanthe with this blog!


How can we explore Maravanthe without exploring its must-visit places? So here we have come up with some of the best places to visit in Maravanthe.

Padukone Village:

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The stunning Padukone village is located in the South Canara district of Karnataka, near Maravanthe. The quiet and tranquil Padukone village has the beautiful Arabian Sea on its right and the peaceful Sauparnika river on its left. The village has the capability to give you the feels of paradise being surrounded by the coconut trees all around, that are locally known as kudru. The birthplace of badminton legend, Prakash Padukone, Padukone village is a perfect place to unwind your vacation and relax. Here you can also go for a boat ride in the Sauparnika river and explore nature’s beauty.


kodachadri hills,
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Missing out Kodachadri while being in Maravanthe is a mere injustice to the place. Kodachari is a stunning place and severe as a beautiful backdrop of evergreen forests to the town of Maravanthe. It Is located in the Western Ghats at the height of 4411 feet above sea level amidst the Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary of Karnataka. Here you can also go trekking as it offers good trekking trails that begin at the South Kanara Forest. Do visit this stunning place.

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Maravanthe Beach:

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Nobody can miss Maravanthe beach in Maravanthe. It is located about 12 kilometers away from the main city of Kundapur. The beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the whole state of Karnataka. The shoreline of the beach runs alongside. On the beach you will get the best vibes of nature. On one side you will witness the gentle mesmerizing waves of the Arabian sea and on the other side, you can witness the stunning Kodachadri hills from a beautiful and breath-taking backdrop.

The pristine beach will surely leave you in awe. And yes! Don’t forget to witness the panoramic views of the sunset. Here you can witness the fantasy-like views and you can also go swimming or scuba diving here.


ottinere, Maravanthe
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Another popular getaway in Maravanthe is Ottinere that is located on the National Highway near the Baindoor village. The place is basically known for its enchanting views of the sunset. The major attraction of the place is Kshitija Nesara Dhama, it is a stunning beach and is very popular too. It attracts so many visitors for its tranquillity, peace, and hidden treasures.


Another super amazing place to pay a visit to in Marvanthe is Bijadi, a village in the vicinity of the town. It is basically known for its calm, peaceful, and serene surroundings. The Bajdi beach house here has admiring architecture and is made of wood and Mangalorean tiles that give the beach house a unique and awe-striking touch. Here the beach is so offbeat and serene and gives its visitors a calm experience that is very unlikely the other touristy beaches.

Siddhi Vinayak Temple:

Instead of amazing views and scenes, Maravanthe also offers some renowned spiritual sites that are of great importance for the people having faith. And, Siddi Vinayak Temple is one of them. The roots of this temple trace back to the 8th century and the temple lies in the Hattiangadi Village near Kundapur. The temple is also referred to as the Hattianadi temple. The deity of the temple is in the form of a 2.5 feet idol crafted out of a saligrama stone. Moreover, there is the service of free lunch and dinner available for the devotees in the temple.

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Anegudde Vinayaka Temple:

Another temple to offer your prayers in Marvanthe is Aneggudde and is also dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is a very holy place. It is believed that at this site, Sage Agastya performed penance to attract Indira. The idol in the temple is a stunning 12-foot tall naturally found in the form of an elephant. According to a legend, Bhimsen killed Kubhasura in the same place with a weapon given by Lord Ganesha. And, hence, the temple has been named so in honor of the Lord. The temple also serves as one of the ‘Mukti Sthalas’ of Karnataka. SO, don’t forget to visit the temple and seek the blessings of Lord Ganesha.