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Surathkal Beach

Surathkal, Mangalore, India
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Ranked #18 of 32 Attractions in Mangalore
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Proximity to Mangalore but not a great place to go unless accompanied by a local. The beach is reasonable clean but settlements in the vicinity can be a put-off.

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Just an average beach ..not too many people visit here , no great facilities , avoid if you dont have plenty of time .

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Surathkal is about 15 kms from Mangalore in the western coast highway earlier NH 17 and now NH 66. , now part of Mangalore city Corporation. The name Surathkal is derived from "shiratakal" meaning "headstone" in Tulu. The famous Sadashiva temple is built near Surathkal beach, next to the light house. Surathkal beach is clean, quite and beautiful. we use... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I was a local here for 4 years.... other than the light house and a beautiful sunset to see there is nothing else.....

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Calm, quiet beach. Visited the beach early in the morning and it was Nice and Serene. It had many starfishes going around. Loved the time spent.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Ideal place to visit.,when you want to relax..white sand beach and a view of sunset!No guards or anyone so,be informed that you are on your own here..if you can't swim..please be advised.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

White sand beach with lot of scattered rocks and clean water. there is a light house which offers a good scenic view . The guide helps with al information about the light house. Must visit beach!!1

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

White sand beach with clean water and scattered rocks. Overall a nice place to visit in evening before sunset. Most interesting part is the active lighthouse situated on the beach. It can be seen from within only between 4:30 to 6 p.m. It offers a scenic view of the seashore and coastal Mangalore. Guide providing information about the lighthouse is... More

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Bangalore, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Didn't find anything there. Instead of a beach it was a seashore with a clear warning of not to venture into the water. We spent 5 minutes there and went to Panambur beach.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Although close to Chemical Refineries such as MRPL and Mangalore Port, its a clean beach which can be reached within 15 to 20 mins drive from Mangalore city. Attractions : camel ride, horse ride, Horse carriage rides, some water sports like water bikes, typical fast foods and chats, being windy the beach attracts a lot of kite flyers

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