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Address: Malpe, Udupi, India
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A paradise in the Arabian Sea

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

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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Bally, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The small island is very beautiful but travelers make it dirty with empty beer bottles ,plastic water bottles.Tourism dept should take immediate steps to stop it. Boatmen ferrying travelers should provide Life jacket for security. It will take around 20 minutes to reach the island from Malpe Beach

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

amazing beach, you need to take a boat ride.... we saw dolphins (i guess) jump and come behind our boat... the beach is just mind blowing.... you should plan and go for a full day.... carry drinking water and food.

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Pollachi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

nice , tidy beach to swim and take a picnic and spend few hrs there. they would say everybody should return by 1 hr but you can spend time leisurely and have swim , go for scooter ride etc and then return back. only drawback is they dont have toilet facility and there are few litterings which can be removed... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

You can reach this island by motor boat from Malpe beach. The motor ride is itself so adventures the big waves smashes the boat and gives the shower of water. For boat one must reach before 5:00 p.m. and if you want to stay more in mary's island then catch boat early. Because they stops after 5:30 p.m. Its wonderful... More 

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