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Address: NITK Beach | Surathkal, Mangalore, India
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A View to Kill

This is defiantly not a beach for swimming as it has a dangerous drop off but is surrounded by rocks, and is very pretty, great to paddle, or just sit and there is nearly no-one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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84 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is defiantly not a beach for swimming as it has a dangerous drop off but is surrounded by rocks, and is very pretty, great to paddle, or just sit and there is nearly no-one there so it feels like a beach and not a market or bus station. The best bit is the Lighthouse which is open to climb... More 

Thank KelIndia
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice secluded place for relaxing on the sand, sand is fine about 200 meters from the main road, the rocks look good

Thank Farooq A
Mangalore, India
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I went there as a solo traveller and had breath taking view from the tower when it was about to rain.

Thank Zhakaas
Mangalore, India
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Peaceful Beach with a beautiful temple of Sadashiva Ganapathy,hardly five hundred meters from National Highway,clean beach,development slowly picking up,lot to be done like seating arrangements,parking lots.Beautiful Light House

Thank RSShetty
Gurgaon, India
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Sit on the rocks and feel the breeze with a beam of light helping you gaze into the darkness of the sea. Visit this place in your foul mood and return with life beaming back into you.

1 Thank suchetshetty
Kannur, India
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55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

There is a quite and beautiful beach nearby. You can climb to the top of the lighthouse before 5pm. The view was amazing. I wish I could have stayed for the sunset.

Thank se810
New Delhi, India
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436 reviews
422 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 536 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It is a combination of a very beautiful beach and a beautiful Lighthouse and the experience becomes so much greater. Surathkal beach is so beautiful in itself with its miles of sand, beautiful palm trees, rocks which spot beautiful birds perched on itself, sight of parked ships in the distance and above all this beautiful Lighthouse. From the lighthouse one... More 

Thank SatyendraGarg
Vadodara, India
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336 reviews
229 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We spent our evening on 11th March under the watchful eyes of the Lighthose painted in red and white . it was guarded by big boulders . The beach was very beautiful . There were many sand crabs playing the game of hide and seek . Local boys were playing beach football . Some spectators climbed the nearby boulders to... More 

8 Thank Dilip S
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

There is a beautiful each and i have written a separate review for the same. In short, the beach is simply awesome and not a view to be missed. The lighthouse is open for public before 5PM and you can actually climb to the top here. You can capture the sights of the bustling Surathkal town and the MRPL refinery... More 

8 Thank Balakrishnarao
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a nice place to spend time especially in the evening. As you can see the sunset over the horizon. There is a Lighthouse which closes at 5:00 pm and after that you can spend time sitting on the rock next to the Lighthouse or can take a walk on the Beach... There is Entry Fee for the Lighthouse...... More 

8 Thank MakPal9432

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