Top 9 Beach Resorts Near Udupi, India - Updated 2024

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Joey 
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Udupi is a coastal city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is well-known for its majestic Hindu temples, which represent the city’s illustrious and prosperous history and culture. The stunning 13th-century Sri Krishna Temple and the ancient Anantheshwara Temple are archaeological wonders in the city that welcome pilgrims from across the country. There also are several wonderful beaches nearby, such as Malpe Beach, which is 6 km (3.7 mi) away from the city. The town of Kapu has beautiful sandy beaches with views of the Arabian Sea. Padubidri Beach, with its tranquil waters, is only 24 km (14.9 mi) from the city and offers a considerably more relaxed experience. To make the most of your trip, book one of these top beach resorts near Udupi, India.

Spots to look out for:

  • History buffs can explore the rich coin collection at Corporation Bank Heritage Museum (Coin Museum) Udpi. It boasts ancient coins as well as explains the evolution of the monetary system.

Events to look out for:

  • Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the famous festivals celebrated in Udipi with great pomp and joy.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 06, 2024.

Beach life in Udupi

While there are not many beaches in Udipi, you can visit the nearby places to relax in the sun and sand. Beach lovers can add Malpe Beach to their itinerary, a virgin beach just 6 km away from Udipi, boasting golden sands perfect for relaxation. Other beaches include Udyavar Beach, Padubidri Beach, and more.

Beach resorts near Udupi

1. Malpe Sea Front Cottage (from USD 77)

Malpe Sea Front Cottage offers a variety of great amenities and stellar service, making it an ideal base for exploring Malpe. The resort has 12 comfortable rooms, each elegantly decorated with home conveniences such as air conditioning and cable TV. Guests will also have access to WiFi in the property’s public spaces.

This resort has a lot to offer. Take a plunge in the outdoor pool, unwind in the spa, have a good time in the gaming room, or try some motorized water sports at the beach, which is steps away from the property. Before wrapping off your day, guests can enjoy some in-house nighttime entertainment at the on-site bar.

As a traveler, I am always excited to try the cusine of the place I am visiting. The best part is that the on-site restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes from Karnataka to Goa.

  • Property highlights: This resort offers watersports activities such as parasailing, jet skiing, banana rides, and water scooters.
  • Nearest beach: Malpe Beach is in front of the property.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The sea-facing cottages are the best to wake up the sweet melody of waves gently crashing to the shore.
  • Ideal for: Suitable for all kinds of travelers, especially families as there are specific rooms to accommodate them comfortably.
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Malpe Sea Front Cottage

Address: Malpe Beach, Malpe, Malpe, India, 576108
5.78 km (3.6 mi) from Hanging Bridge kemmannu

2. Glucklich Beach Cottages, Kundapur (from USD 26)

This beachfront resort in Kundapur embodies the ideal beach vacation you’ve been thinking about. Glucklich Beach Cottages offers allergy-free and vividly colored accommodations with luxurious amenities, including soft beds, a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, and a seating area. Some of the rooms even have a balcony with sea views.

If you prefer to create your own meals, you are welcome to use the on-site shared kitchen. Other amenities on offer include a garden and a sun deck. This resort offers room service, a 24-hour front desk, and an airport shuttle for an additional charge.

  • Property highlights: The resort offers beach sports and swimming opportunities along with fishing.
  • Nearest beach: The beach is just steps away from the property.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The Premium Suit comes with modern amenities and a sea-facing balcony to admire the views.
  • Ideal for: Suitable for all kinds of travelers, as the resort offers activities for all age groups.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "The location is very quiet and peaceful. The beach is very clean as not many people visit and resembles a private beach. Not very ideal for bathing as the waves are tricky..." - Neelima (India)
Stayed at this property?

Glucklich Beach Cottages

8.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Beejadi Beach Road
19.23 km (12.0 mi) from Hanging Bridge kemmannu

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Laundry

3. Paradise Isle Beach Resort, Malpe (from USD 60)

Posted by Paradise Isle Beach Resort - Malpe Beach on Monday, January 31, 2022

Paradise Isle Beach Resort is about 5 km (3.1 mi) from the city center. It is situated on the beach, offering visitors unlimited access to outdoor activities such as swimming, diving, and snorkeling. As a traveler, I am always excited to take up new activities and experiences. This facility will surely benefit travelers who’re looking for something similar during their vacation. This resort also offers plenty of leisure amenities, including an outdoor pool, a game area, a nightclub, and a bar. Other services include a 24-hour front desk, ticketing assistance, and free parking.

All of the rooms at this resort come with a comfortable bed, air conditioning, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. The picture windows also provide panoramic views of the surroundings.

  • Property highlights: Admire the sea views and relish some of the best Goan, Mughlai, and Chinese cuisine at the Ocean View Restaurant.
  • Nearest beach: Malpe Beach is outside the property.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The air-conditioned Premium Rooms allow you to soak in partial ocean and garden views.
  • Ideal for: Suitable for all kinds of travelers, especially business travelers who wish to plan an off-site event as a banquet hall is available for conducting meetings and seminars.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "1. rooms have a beach view where you can see the sunset. This hotel is right next to the beach so easy accessibility..." - Avinash (India)
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Paradise Isle Beach Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 46, Malpe Beach
5.73 km (3.6 mi) from Hanging Bridge kemmannu

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Fishing Business centre

4. Aryaan Resort (from USD 31)

Enjoy a relaxing getaway at Aryaan Resort situated in Manipal which is only 2.6 kilometers (1.62 miles) from Hoode Beach. In every one of the air-conditioned rooms, you’ll have everything you need for a relaxing stay, including free WiFi and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels for entertainment right in your room. In addition, some of the accommodations feature a terrace with a view of the stunning surroundings.

You may have much fun here, such as by swimming in the outdoor pool with a water slide available throughout the year for people of all ages. For an extra fee, you may also participate in off-site activities, such as windsurfing and snorkeling. The children’s playground is another place where kids can have fun. At the restaurant on-site, you may indulge in some mouthwatering Asian specialties.

  • Property highlights: The property features a swimming pool and a water park if you wish to take a break from the beach.
  • Nearest beach: Kadike Beach is just a few steps away from the accommodation.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The Premium Room offers beautiful views of the greenery and features a bathtub where you can comfortably soak after your beach excursions.
  • Ideal for: Suitable for all kinds of travelers, as the property has activities for all age groups.
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Aryaan Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Aryaan resort and residences Aryaan Resort and Residences
2.81 km (1.8 mi) from Hanging Bridge kemmannu

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Garden

5. Sahana Sun Castle - Beach Resort and Spa, Kundapur (from USD 71)

Sahana Sun Castle - Beach Resort, Home Stay & Spa

If you are looking for the best vacation near Kundapur, Sahana Sun Castle is the perfect place for you. Featuring fully furnished, air-conditioned deluxe beach facing cottages that are both spacious and modern with Private beach! We have an onsite restaurant that serves North Indian, South India, Chinese & Tandoori cuisines. We also offer SPA services. For Bookings / Reservations, Call: +91-9481444899 / +91-7848055555 www.sahanasuncastle.in #SahanaSunCastle #Beachresort #homestay #spa #koteshwara #beejadibeach #kundapura #holiday #travel #beachcottages #sahanagroup #sahanaorchid #sahanaresort

Posted by Sahana Sun Castle - Beach Resort, Home Stay & Spa on Saturday, March 21, 2020

This resort has a private beach area, where you can spend days building sandcastles with your kids, basking in the sunshine, or simply sprawling out on a beach towel. There’s also a garden and children’s playground where kids can have fun, while adults can warm up in the sauna or opt for a massage at the spa. When hunger pangs strike, enjoy delectable Indian fare at the in-house restaurant.

This resort offers large rooms with a lounge area, a flat-screen TV, and air conditioning. A buffet or a halal breakfast is served daily. The resort also provides complimentary private parking, bike rentals, and room service.

  • Nearest beach: The beach is in front of the property.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The beach-facing cottages are spacious and cool. It also has a bathroom with a separate shower area.
  • Ideal for: Suitable for all kinds of travelers, especially families with kids as there's ample open space and greenery for them to play.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "Access to the semi-private beach is second to none. The beach is clean. There are 4 beach facing rooms which are quite spacious and adequately air cooled..." - Dheeraj Kalladka
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Sahana Sun Castle - Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Beejadi Beach Road
20.58 km (12.8 mi) from Hanging Bridge kemmannu

Private beach area Dry cleaning BBQ facilities Delivered food is securely covered Hiking On-site parking Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Car hire

Other accommodations near the beach

6. Aaransh Nilaya (from USD 335)

Breakfast is served at this beachfront Bungalow, where visitors can enjoy a stunning beach view while coconut trees dance in the gentle wind. The beach, perfect for swimming or nature walks, is conveniently located just a short distance from the property. Bringing your pets on vacation with you is also allowed.

You may use the property’s plunge pool if you want to unwind in a calming environment. Lay back in the hammocks and spend time with friends and family in the gazebo. Take a break off after a long day and rest inside, where you’ll find WiFi and a dedicated workspace. I think as travelers, this amenity is pretty helpful as it helps me to complete my urgent tasks while vacationing with my loved ones. A balcony is available if you want to take in the more expansive, beautiful scenery while sipping your coffee in the morning.

  • Property highlights: Bring your complete family including your fur babies for a beach vacation as pets are allowed here.
  • Nearest beach: Yermal Beach is just a few steps away from the property.
  • Ideal for: Suitable for all kinds of travelers, especially business groups as there's ample space for team-building activities.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "Excellent place. Great view. One of the best sunset I have seen. Beach is clean and kids had a great time. We were a large group from age 10 till age 78 but everyone had a great time." - Manish
Stayed at this property?
Yermal Thenka, Karnataka, India
27.11 km (16.9 mi) from Hanging Bridge kemmannu
40 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 5 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet and comfortable with the best possible view
Cleanliness:
the house itself is well maintained and spotlessly clean
situated by the beach which is quiet & clean via a wonderful lush garden
Host:
tina is an awesome host
great hospitality by caretaker mr ashok and family and their adorable daughter as well
the hosts dinesh and ashok are truly wonderful
good beach view stay at this amazing property and good support from care takers and hosts
communication was easy and the caretakers took great care of us
Location:
absolutely stunning location and house
the location was great
great location beautiful beach house perfect get away place to spend time with near and dear ones
the property is in a great location across from the beach
we two and our furry baby our cute doggie dewey njoyed a lot at this place
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7. Paradise Lagoon, Kalyānpur (from USD 87)

Paradise Lagoon offers soundproofed rooms equipped with a seating area, minibar, and tea/coffee maker. Moreover, this hotel gives guests the option of renting a cabin on a boat for a one-of-a-kind vacation experience. When you’re not at the beach, which is just a five-minute walk away, you can lounge by the outdoor pool or treat yourself to a relaxing massage at the on-site spa.

There’s also a children’s playground and a game room to keep the little ones occupied. The hotel also has an Indian restaurant, a garden, and free WiFi in public areas. I love that the this property has open space where writers like me can peacefully craft our travel stories and share it to the world.

  • Property highlights: This property offers walking tours and fishing excurions.
  • Nearest beach: The property is a short walk away from the beach.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The King Room with Balcony offers breathtaking views of the pool and the sea. There's also a dining area where you can enjoy your meals with your loved ones.
  • Ideal for: Suitable for all kinds of travelers, especially families with kids who can enjoy in the play area.
Stayed at this property?

Paradise Lagoon

7.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Kodi Bengare - Hoode Rd, Tonse West
1.86 km (1.2 mi) from Hanging Bridge kemmannu

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms

8. HisGrace BEACH COTTAGES & TENTS, Malpe (from USD 46)

This guest house is located in a gated neighborhood, next to the magnificent Malpe Beach. It provides immaculate rooms with comfy mattresses, a closet, and a fan. Some rooms also have a kitchenette with a refrigerator and a stove, ideal for home cooking.

This property also has tents for those who prefer a more pleasant camping experience. During the warmer months, the garden and terrace are perfect spots to unwind. Free WiFi and private parking are among the amenities provided.

  • Nearest beach: The property is just steps away from the beach.
  • Beach access: Private.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The beachfront villa has a patio to soak in the beautiful water views. There's also a fireplace where you can play fun games with your group.
  • Ideal for: Suitable for all kinds of travelers, especially couples who are looking for some privacy and proximity to the beach.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "The neighborhood -- One of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the coastal region. You have a private beach right in front of the house. Also, you have your own beach volleyball court in facing the beach..." - Shivam (India)
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HisGrace BEACH COTTAGES - Private Beach at MALPE

8.3 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Behind St.Annes Church, Thottam Post, Near Malpe Beach
4.75 km (3.0 mi) from Hanging Bridge kemmannu

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available

9. Shree Manjushree Residence, Udupi (from USD 15)

Shree Manjushree Residence is a 2-star hotel located 4.5 km (2.7 mi) from Udupi’s center. I feel the location is really beneficial for those who wish to explore the famous attractions of Udipi. Malpe Beach is less than a 15-minute drive away. Guests staying here have full access to the on-site amenities, including a restaurant and private parking space. Grocery delivery services and laundry facilities are also available for an additional charge.

The hotel’s rooms are spacious and well-lit. In addition, they come with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and a private bathroom with a shower and toiletries to guarantee guests’ comfort while being away from home.

  • Nearest beach: Malpe Beach is a short drive away from here.
  • Ideal for: Suitable for all kinds of travelers, especially families as laundry and grocery delivery are helpful for them.
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Shree Manjushree Residency

Address: Lali Chamners, Near Axis Bank Kalyanpura Santekatte, New Udupi
4.11 km (2.6 mi) from Hanging Bridge kemmannu

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Laundry Family rooms Breakfast in the room

Enjoy a relaxing vacation near Udupi

Located in southern India, Udupi has a wealth of activities and attractions and there are several things to do here that will ensure tourists have a great time in the city. As for your stay, you will find everything from Airbnb vacation rentals to hotels. But if you want to have a fantastic weekend getaway, book one of the above-listed beach resorts near Udupi, India.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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