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Gokarna Beach, Gokarna

(1.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Gokarna Beach spreads for several kilometers, making it an ideal spot for long romantic walks on fine white sand. Look out towards the water and see the horizon spread to infinity, while the colors of the setting sun add a touch of magic to the air. Check out the nearby temple, which attracts many pilgrims, devotees, and families. You might have the chance to see an important Indian ritual in progress while you walk along the beach, as the beach serves as a cremation site. Take a look at our Gokarna family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Gokarna Beach and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Gokarna beach has become very popular in the last few years and for the right reasons - not as crowded as the neighboring Goa beaches and deep blue welcoming waters. Dangerous for swimming though! 
  • There would be people everywhere! Try out beaches in kumta may be. About this beach, there are shops near by, not so clean but easily accessible 
  • The beach did not seem very neat.. it was crowded.. the water had black sand and we did not feel like getting into water.. as we went with very young kids, we couldn't go to om beach or kudle beach.. ...  more »