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St. Mary's Island

Address: Malpe, Udupi, India
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Ranked #4 of 26 things to do in Udupi
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New Delhi, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

The journey from Malpe beach to St. Mary's is not an easy one. It involves boat riding (crowdy boats) and once you get to the island, you won't have enough food to buy and eat either, so make sure you have had something to eat before you proceed. The island is magnanimous! gorgeous and a lot of it is still... More 

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Manipal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

A must visit palce in Udupi. It requires 2-3 hrs atleast. You have to take an boat from Malpe. Wated is very clean and one should to take care of rocks they are very slippery

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Island is a Must to visit place, if you r in Udupi. Its an escape place from usual crowded Beaches(except sundays).we can spend around 2 to 3 hrs. Rock formations are exotic.All the rocks are in hexagonal shape.Take special care when u limb rocks. Especially for kids. Beach has fantastic views with cocount trees & rocks. Beach water is clean... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Exotic rock formations, clear blue water and white sand..Please do visit if you happen to be in Udupi. You have to take a ferry from Malpe (which is also a pretty good beach)

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Rough water hits the equally rough waters in the middle of nowhere. You can spend hours in tranquility, without any hawkers or fellow travellers troubling you. There are some water sports like banana boats and water scooters to add to the variety. If you are someone who likes to spend quality time with yourself, this is an ideal gateway for... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Crystal clear water, less crownd and hence less polluted. Worth a visit with out fail. You need to take a ferry from malpe beach to reach this place, Some secluded beach here has crabs- so have a check, nothing to worry as such.

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SF, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This island is just a short boat ride from Malpe beach and it is interesting to see the lava rock formations and enjoy the beach on the far side of the island. Just a short walk across the island from the boat landing is a good cove beach for swimming.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Visited St Mary's island on my vacation to Udupi (Malpe). Great place to spend a quiet day. Of course there are no facilities there at all. The island was created through volcanic action and has very unique rock formation. The beaches are spotlessly clean, but our tourists have made the island a plastic dumping station. It was very sorry to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Woooooow wat a place,I enjoyed a lot with my family,,,,superb places,,,but little scary............................................

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This island beach is really a good place to visit. The water is clean and sparking.To reach here take ferry from Malpe Beach which take around 20 mins to reach here. On the way to the island you can see dolphins jumping and following our boat. The beach is still in pristine condition .There is no food available for purchase... More 

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