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Address: Malpe, Udupi, India
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wonderful island near udupi

boat service from malpe beach near udupi. No much security for ladies to go alone . nice view and clean area

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Kothamangalam, Kerala, India
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Kothamangalam, Kerala, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

boat service from malpe beach near udupi. No much security for ladies to go alone . nice view and clean area

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This island is off the Malpe beach, which can be reached only the boats operated by the local guys. heard that it was nice few years back but now it is more thugs than local fishermen who have dominated scene. We had a bad experience there - firstly, they wont start their boat till it gets filled, and sometimes over... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

St Mary's Island is a beautiful place, about 30 mins boat ride from Malpe Beach. However, the boat ride can be dangerous since there is no jetty. You have to wade into the water, climb on to the boat which is dangerously bobbing up and down. We were unfortunate to get a sudden wave, that rocked the boat and my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

St mary's island is small island close to malpe beach. To reach on island, you can opt gov ferry from fishing harbor or private boat ride from Malpe beach. boat ride is of 20 min only. Rate for private boat is between INR 100 to INR 200/-. If there are more people then only you can ask for INR 100... More 

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Mala, Kerala, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Just overhyped not all so good loking and all. Maybe a one time visit if you insist There are govt ferrys from fishing harbor and on new years peak season private parties also take you. Waters are filled with urea and ammonia of sea birds. It's disgusting to bathe in it and I see people in them

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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

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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