13 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Gokarna, India - Updated 2023

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Many beachside destinations predominantly focus on offering tourists a flashy and hedonistic experience. That’s why Gokarna is a great alternative for travelers who seek something more substantial, as this seaside town attracts folks mainly for its sacred sites. Some of the best things to do in Gokarna are exploring historic Hindu temples and viewing their shrines and then heading down to popular beaches such as Om, Gokarna, or Kudle. This gorgeous pilgrimage destination is nestled on the Arabian Sea. A small but magical town tagged as the next Goa, Gokarna will make a worthy addition to your India bucket list. Wondering where to stay in Gokarna? Check out our list of awesome Airbnb vacation rentals in Gokarna, India.

1. Paro House (from USD 10)

This charming cabin for rent is best for solo travelers and couples on a holiday in Gokarna. It comes with a backyard that is surrounded by lush vegetation and a patio with outdoor furniture and a hammock.

Inside this cozy home is an open-plan space with a comfy bed and a seating area with a desk. There are also portable fans and a coffee maker that you can take advantage of during your stay. For your meals, you can explore local restaurants found nearby.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
63 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
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loved the fresh water loved the overall temperature of the room and enjoyed the spirit
very clean and beautiful green stay
the homes very clean and well maintained
rooms and toilets were very clean
the hosts were very nice
thank you shiva for being an amazing host
very friendly couple and lovely hospitality
sita and siva prasad were really nice as the hosts they helped to know more about gokarna
kudos to sita for being a wonderful host
place is beautifully situated away from the noise and crowd and in 10mins walking distance to the beach
birds chirping dogs that guide ur way and lovely cats around literally one can be close to nature
the room is cosy situated in a lovely garden close to the beach
it's a very peaceful location and one can relax nicely here
the house is very pretty and in a beautiful location
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2. Hanchina Mane homestay (from USD 27)

Sometimes, simple accommodations with minimal necessities can provide a fulfilling experience. Guests can focus on being out in nature and forge good memories with a fellow traveler. The Hanchina Mane homestay offers this, and an organic vegetable market and kitchen to cook up a storm. The host also offers a hearty breakfast and laundry service but at an extra cost. This homestay is in the heart of Hiregutti, with the Shri Ishwar, Deva, and Kalasa temples within close walking distance.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
20 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
the property is very well managed and equipped with all basic facilities
the best part was the homemade authentic breakfast served with lots and lost of love
the room with an attached bath was clean and spacious
the room is clean and the place is serene and peaceful
their home is very clean - the outside space is a great place to spend the day
the hosts were always welcoming and approachable
they were very kind and friendly
rajeev and jaya are wonderful hosts
mr rajeev is a great host and a very nice person in general
rajeev was a very sensitive and responsive host and was very helpful in every way
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3. Shantidham cottages with calm sea views (from USD 26)

Nature lovers, in particular, will love staying at these secluded cottages near the sea. Wave goodbye to the hustle and bustle of city life and wake up to the soothing sounds of the ocean waves. But you won’t have to leave behind modern conveniences, as these cottages come with WiFi access to stay in touch with your friends in the city, a laptop workplace to get work done, and a washer to do your laundry. Om Beach is within a four-minute walking distance, and Om Beach Lagoon Stream is less than 500 meters (1,640 feet) away.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
136 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was great and stretched to our room bonus
days get pretty warm after 11am and there is no air conditioning
food is also good chilly mushroom cold coffee nutella pancake breakfast was good
but can improve a little on room amenities
the ceiling fan is powerful and kept us comfortable at night
good clean and peaceful place to stay
the room was super clean and comfortable
the bathroom was clean
the rooms and bathrooms are spotlessly clean
the room was clean and perfect for what was needed
the staff is really friendly
staff is extremely polite and friendly
thanks for boss and staff
courteous staff and good food
suresh and his staff are fantastic
room location is fantastic
the location was perfect so you don't want to explore much but enjoy everything in walking distance
it was great staying here this hotel's location is the best
location turned out to be really good
a good place to stay and a wonderful location
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4. Shantidham in the heart of nature (from USD 25)

Kick back and relax in a stunning natural environment, with all the creature comforts offered by this boutique hotel guesthouse. The host of this affordable and well-located accommodation is Suresh. The guesthouse is fully equipped with modern amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Om Beach and the Lagoon Stream are within earshot, and Half Moon Beach is just 1 kilometer (0.62 mile) away.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
158 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms are very clean and tidy with amazing view of the sea from the balcony
we had a ceiling fan in the room which kept us cool at night
try to get a sea view room and you will enjoy it the most
many of the rooms have equally good views
clean and comfortable rooms with unbeatable views and perfect seclusion
very clean and great food
the rooms are clean and comfortable
comfortable cosy and clean rooms
place is very much scenic rooms are well maintained with clean bathrooms/toilet
the rooms are basic but they are neat and clean
very nice staff and cafe
the hospitality and staff is very good
nice staffs ready to help always
the staff is very kind and helpful
the staff were extremely helpful and accommodating
the location is extremely beautiful
it is situated on a very awesome location
great location value for money
absolutely stunning location yet super calm and peaceful
shantidham has an amazing location
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5. Amazing garden homestay (from USD 22)

This garden homestay is the perfect accommodation for those traveling in large groups. It usually accommodates three guests, but arrangements can be made with the host for up to six guests. Everyone is bound to have a good time, as the homestay is right next to the sea with the most amazing sunsets. Also, there’s parking on the premises and luggage drop-off is allowed. There is a kitchen to cook delicious meals and personal essentials to stay clean. This accommodation is only a five-minute walk away from Om Beach while Shiva Cave is approximately 1 kilometer (0.62 mile) away.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
182 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
it's clean quiet and has all the basic amenities except wifi
the house has natural lighting enough room for 3 people a small kitchenette and a front porch
we loved the quiet natural surroundings and had a comfortable stay
sita and shiva are both such loving people and they would make your stay comfortable and at ease
the place is clean and well-maintained
rooms are very clean
i should mention the place was very clean felt like home
rooms were clean and also the 2 washrooms
they are both clean and rustic fell in love with the place
host was nice
they were extremely helpful & provided grt hospitality
the hosts are very welcoming
host was very kind and helpful
the hosts are gracious and helpful
it is ideal if you like peaceful places
the place was good except the location
it's a beautiful quaint and located very close to kudle beach
it's located very close to kudle beach so that's a benefit
feel close to nature and peacefulness staying here
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6. Entire villa with pool (from USD 60)

Enjoy stunning ocean views from this villa for rent in Gokarna. You’ll spend much of your time outdoors, but even indoors you’ll admire the laterite stone construction and the generous amount of natural light. Moreover, you will enjoy the amenities such as the air conditioner to stay cool, a kitchenette to prepare meals, and a swimming pool for plenty of fun times. Gokarna Beach is approximately 1.8 kilometers (1.12 miles) away, Kudle Beach is 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) away, and Om Beach is around 5.5 kilometers (3.4 miles) away. It’s about a seven-minute walk to reach Gokarna’s town center.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
196 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room downstairs has an ac and is super cool to stay in
an amazing place with great ambience and pool
the rooms are spacious and have a lot of natural light
the main bed was very comfortable and appreciated the a/c
the cottage is the most beautiful place with a private pool and is very very clean
very well maintained place with clean private pool
the place was clean
the pool was private and extremely clean
the size of the pool is also decent and it is very clean
great ambience and a very clean place suitable for families
the host is amazingly good
very polite and helpful host
our host rajeev and his wife were excellent hosts while they gave us our privacy
rajeev is an amazing host very caring and honest
rajeev and his family were an amazing host
the location is great - very close to the beach
the location of the bungalow is excellent
and its pretty close to beaches
rajeev and his family maintains the place beautifully
the place is very close to all beaches and one can get transport easily
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7. Villa Casurina near beach in sprawling grove (from USD 29)

Get away from it all, and immerse yourself in beautiful natural surroundings, while also having quick access to the beach. The diversity of trees that surround the grove includes casuarina, coconut, cashew, and mango trees, while this beach villa in Gokarna has a veranda, two bedrooms, and plenty of facilities for a comfortable stay. The beach is within a five-minute walking distance and Gokarna’s town center is approximately 2.5 kilometers (1.55 miles) away.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
124 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i am a big fan of airbnb
it also has wi-fi which you will not need if one of is a true nature lover
the bedroom bathroom and kitchen are huge and airy
the stay was very comfortable without any major issues
very clean functional quiet and beautiful :)
top marks on cleanliness and comfort
there is one bathroom which was clean and sufficiently large
place is very clean
sparkling clean and every small detail to the place makes it worthwhile staying here
the care taker was helpful
amazing host and servant
the host is very kind and thoughtful
ashok is a great host
the host was incredibly helpful and responsive
a perfect place to get away from all the busy hustle of the city life
very peaceful calm and green away from city hustle
property is at great location nearby to gokarna beach and 15mins odd from om beach
ashok's place is a huge 1 bedroom villa with sprawling garden/outdoors close to the beach
even though the place was located a bit far off there's absolutely nothing to worry
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8. Padmashram — a yogi's abode (from USD 19)

Creative folks, spiritualists, families, and couples should have a fantastic time at this yogi retreat that’s near an ancient part of Bandikeri Math. The peace and tranquillity of the area and its people will soothe everyone’s spirits, making this the perfect place to relax and de-stress. And while visitors will spend much time in gorgeous natural surroundings, they’ll still enjoy plenty of modern amenities. There’s a fully equipped kitchen to prepare all types of meals, a washer for the laundry, and WiFi access.

Ancient Koti Theertha Sacred Pond and the hills of Vedic are within earshot, several holy temples are located 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) away, and Shiva Cave is just 1.2 kilometers (0.75 miles) away.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
7 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in home 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the rooms are sparkling clean big airy and light
vishwas is a great host- he communicates immediately and has great suggestions for local food places and sites
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9. Simple private room in bungalow home (from USD 25)

Stay in this simple abode in Gokarna, just a two-minute walk to the beach. The room is good for up to four people, with two double beds and two single beds. Guests will have shared access to the bathroom with hot water, a functional shower, toilet, and sink. There is no kitchen so guests who decide to stay here must be keen on eating outdoors. There is luggage storage assistance by the host for guests who have a late flight or early arrival. The room has air conditioning and a parking space on the premises for those who drove to the property. This property is great for budget travelers who are keen on saving money on accommodations and just need a place to stay for a few nights.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
96 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room has a wide peaceful balcony
the bed in the room can easily accommodate 3 adults
cleanliness: overall rooms were clean
safe surrounding clean rooms
place could have been better cleaned thanks ganesh for the stay
need to clean the leftover items from previous guest more thoroughly
it's a quiet place is amidst greenery and the rooms were clean
ganesh sir was a very good host
mr ganesh is a great host and helpful
special call out to the owner who was extremely gracious and accommodating to all our requests
host: mr ganesh is nice and cooperative
our host ganesh was really welcoming and helpful
this place is very beautiful and near to all sightseeing location
peaceful stay at correct location
very close to beach and nice place to stay
the best part was the location
very great place just minutes away from beach
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10. Newly built home with ocean views in Vedic village

There’s hardly any better way to enjoy the sun-drenched hills and the ocean than from the balconies of this house for rent in Gokarna. It’s newly built, massive, and with a variety of amenities that should satisfy even the pickiest of guests. There’s an air-conditioner to stay cool during sweltering days, a kitchen to prepare all types of meals, and a washer and dryer for laundry. It’s only a 7-minute walk to reach the town center, and a 20-minute walk to get to the main beach.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
84 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i am a big fan of his now
the recliner chairs were so comfortable to sit and relax
the apartment is very light and airy with lovely views
the view from any of the large rooms is breathtaking - arabian sea at its best
the house is on the top of the hill cozy clean good view and cool
he keeps the house and surrounding very clean and tidy
the premises were so clean and spotless
the beds are clean and very comfortable
the place was clean and thoughtfully decorated
bathrooms were clean and water was hot
rajeev is a great host
rajeev is a great host
rajeev is an awesome host
great experience with great host
the host was very warm and welcoming
while the location was calm and peaceful ideal for a break the beaches are quite a distance away
vedic village is an awesome place
positive things about the house:excellent location 2 minutes by car (5-10 min walk) from bus stand
the location is superb with only a 5 minute drive to om/kudle beach
very good location on the top of the hill
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11. Charming shack accommodation overlooking Gokarna Main Beach

Experience a unique stay in this charming hostel best for budget travelers and backpackers. Two guests are welcome to stay in their very own private en-suite shack with basic amenities found in a shared vacation rental. There is wifi access throughout the property, an in-house cafe, a TV area, and lockers for luggage storage. The shack has a lamp and a comfy double bed for guests to have a good night’s rest. There is air conditioning, shower essentials found in the shared bathrooms, and free parking for those who drove up the area. This accommodation is great for those looking to escape the city chaos and just wants a tranquil offbeat beach experience in Gokarna. Surfing, swimming, and just lounging under the sun is all possible in this part of Gokarna so book a shack now.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
Room in hostel 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. Namaste Samudra Yoga House

This vacation home features modern private rooms that are clean, cozy, and tidy. Guests will love the awesome sea views from their rooms, and if they enjoy yoga, then they can book a session or even partake in one of the tours of the area. It also has a restaurant that specializes in fresh foods, WiFi access, and a living room area for private gatherings. The beach is right on the doorstep of this accommodation, while several temples are about 2 kilometers (1.24 miles) away.

3 reviews  
Private room 17 Beds 16 Guests

13. Camping site with activities

Perhaps, you’re not interested in the typical homestay around Gokarna and would prefer to camp. This camping area is right on Gokarna’s beach and is suitable for small and large groups of up to 16 guests. Visitors can engage in fun activities such as boating, kayaking, and trekking. Beach parties with DJs and campfires are a few other regular events one can look forward to. There’s a kitchen so that visitors can prepare meals and personal essentials. The beach is right there, while Sri Bhadrakali Temple and Mahabaleshwar Temple Gokarna are both 2 kilometers (1.24 miles) away from the campsite.

Gokarna, Karnataka, India
48 reviews  
Campsite 10 Beds 10 Bedrooms 9 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i booked their tent facility though i got a free upgrade to their see facing cottage
manjunath's facility managers vinod aka chhabra shashi and the gang are a great bunch of guys
the tents were clean washrooms were very clean
restrooms could have been more clean
brilliant location clean beach awesome music and big clean tent
the shared bathrooms were cleaned every morning
the beach was clean and little private to spend your time
thank you host for everything
the host is very helpful
the host sashi and manju both were very helpful they made sure everything was provided
the care takers were awesome awesome fresh cooked food
ganesh did a great job in being a nice host
what makes this place beautiful is the peacefulness you get right away when you hit the venue
it’s close proximity to beach makes it very beautiful & peacful
my friends and i loved staying there the location could not be better
location is beautiful and peaceful away from the crowd3
awesome location with very good service
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Cozy accommodations near the beach and town

What most of the listed accommodations have in common are their cozy atmosphere and close proximity to key destinations such as beaches and Gokarna’s town center. They also come with a reasonable amount of amenities to make your stay comfortable and hassle-free.

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