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St. Mary's Island

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Address: Malpe, Udupi, India
Phone Number: 08202538779

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Great place, slowly deteriorating.

A great place. The beach is full of shells and is unique thing you will see in India. The island is 7 km from the shore and we took a small boat from udupi beach, it costed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
kpsharma13
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Calm, beautiful and serene place. Its about 6-7km from the shore. The ferry drops you off in the morning and returns back only in the evening. Better to carry food with you. Not much to do at the island but a nice place to hangout with friends.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great place. The beach is full of shells and is unique thing you will see in India. The island is 7 km from the shore and we took a small boat from udupi beach, it costed Rs.200. You will get to stay 1-2 hr on the beach, make sure you get good picks. You should take the early morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful rock islands Imam have seen. Best place to visit during winter as there are no place that have shade except a few huts and coconut trees.

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Thank Dasharathraj S
Mangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

St.Mary's Island is one of the few tourist places that have not been totally spoilt... A 10 minute ferry ride to the island.. you need to get your feet wet to get to the shore ... ( keep your good footwear at home ) .. the island is virgin .. A small children's park .. A few benches and a... More 

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Thank dhyancoelho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

you will love this beach. The stones are slippery. Be careful. Only 1½ hour shall be given. Be quick.

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Thank Abhishek R
Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St. Mary island, you can hire boat from two place one from Malpe beach which controlled by private company and other near Malpe ship dockyard, rates are similar so you can opt any one, they will give you one hour to spend in island, better you take eating stuff and water along with you.

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Thank SudhirTA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good uninhabited island with clean blue water.. Good place to click some nice pics.. Sit back n relax on clean shores of island.. You can play in water which is quite clean compared to most beaches.. You can spend 2hrs there.. Enjoy d ferry ride to and fro from island... You will get some fruit n juices n fish to... More 

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Thank manish singh B
Udupi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice getaway spot in Udupi.Journey through the motorised boat is very enjoyable. The island has special stoney structures with natural carvings giving it wonderful look... It is fun to spend about a hour or so here with family and friends.

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Mangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Mary's island is an island that is a popular picnic spot for locals. Locals usually head out to the island on a ferry, with their food & drink in the morning & return in the evening

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The motor boat ride was amazing .. and lasted for around 20-25 mins .. on landing i was amazed by the sand which had sea shell pieces in place of sand grains ! and nice shaped rocks ...quiet photogenic place .. but the tourists have littered the place which is the sad part You dont get much to eat there... More 

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