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St. Mary's Island

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Address: Malpe, Udupi, India
Phone Number: 08202538779

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best beach in the town

it is listed as the top 10 beaches in India. Ferry services are available reach the spot.it is really beautiful spot to be

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it is listed as the top 10 beaches in India. Ferry services are available reach the spot.it is really beautiful spot to be

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This island is a hidden gem in Mangalore. It's a must visit. The way to reach this island is a ferry from Malpe beach. One can spend an hour on this island and come back. The island is isolated and only tourists are allowed here till evening. You can find some hawkers selling snacks and water there. The beach has... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful beach located in Malpe. Connectivity is very good from Udupi. Lots of food stalls to pass time. Crowded in the evenings.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately due to monsoon season the ferry service from Malpe to the island was not available. So we could not visit the island. But the Malpe Beach was very beautiful.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

St Mary's island is in top 10 list of Indian islands and can be reached from Malpe and one can see it from Malpe beach. There is a jetty. When atleast 30 people board, the boat leaves from Malpe jetty to Island and one can spend 1 hour then return by boat. Beautiful island but you will not get anything... More 

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Mangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rocky island, just a short trip in boat from Malpe would enable you to reach St.Mary's Island. Its nice rocky islands with beach and waters of the sea all around. It could be quite harsh during the day in hot sun, so preferably an early morning visit or late afternoon visit could be good enough for having some time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This island is volcanic formation and is must visit place when u visit udupi. Expect huge crowd and not recommended during rainy season.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 26, 2016

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 July 16, 2016 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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