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. Explore historic Hindu temples and view their shrines and then head 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. Do check out our list of awesome Airbnb vacation rentals in Gokarna, India and book your favorite one today.
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.
(SHANTIDHAM) CLEAN AND CALM SEA VIEW COTTAGES.Gokarna, Karnataka, India
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was great and stretched to our room bonusdays get pretty warm after 11am and there is no air conditioningfood is also good chilly mushroom cold coffee nutella pancake breakfast was goodbut can improve a little on room amenitiesthe ceiling fan is powerful and kept us comfortable at nightgood clean and peaceful place to staythe room was super clean and comfortablethe bathroom was cleanthe rooms and bathrooms are spotlessly cleanthe room was clean and perfect for what was needed
Host:the staff is really friendlystaff is extremely polite and friendlythanks for boss and staffcourteous staff and good foodsuresh and his staff are fantasticRead more reviewsroom location is fantasticthe location was perfect so you don't want to explore much but enjoy everything in walking distanceit was great staying here this hotel's location is the bestlocation turned out to be really gooda good place to stay and a wonderful location
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.
(SHANTIDHAM) OCEAN VIEW COTTAGEGokarna, Karnataka, India
Top guest reviewsrooms are very clean and tidy with amazing view of the sea from the balconywe had a ceiling fan in the room which kept us cool at nighttry to get a sea view room and you will enjoy it the mostmany of the rooms have equally good viewsclean and comfortable rooms with unbeatable views and perfect seclusionvery clean and great foodthe rooms are clean and comfortablecomfortable cosy and clean roomsplace is very much scenic rooms are well maintained with clean bathrooms/toiletthe rooms are basic but they are neat and clean
Host:very nice staff and cafethe hospitality and staff is very goodnice staffs ready to help alwaysthe staff is very kind and helpfulthe staff were extremely helpful and accommodatingRead more reviewsthe location is extremely beautifulit is situated on a very awesome locationgreat location value for moneyabsolutely stunning location yet super calm and peacefulshantidham has an amazing location
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.
Seeta Garden HomestayGokarna, Karnataka, India
Top guest reviewsit's clean quiet and has all the basic amenities except wifithe house has natural lighting enough room for 3 people a small kitchenette and a front porchwe loved the quiet natural surroundings and had a comfortable staysita and shiva are both such loving people and they would make your stay comfortable and at easethe place is clean and well-maintainedrooms are very cleani should mention the place was very clean felt like homerooms were clean and also the 2 washroomsthey are both clean and rustic fell in love with the place
Host:host was nicethey were extremely helpful & provided grt hospitalitythe hosts are very welcominghost was very kind and helpfulthe hosts are gracious and helpfulRead more reviewsit is ideal if you like peaceful placesthe place was good except the locationit's a beautiful quaint and located very close to kudle beachit's located very close to kudle beach so that's a benefitfeel close to nature and peacefulness staying here
Enjoy stunning ocean views from the first floor of any of these spacious cottages. 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 kilometer (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.
Individual pool villa entire cottageGokarna, Karnataka, India
Top guest reviewsthe room downstairs has an ac and is super cool to stay inan amazing place with great ambience and poolthe rooms are spacious and have a lot of natural lightthe main bed was very comfortable and appreciated the a/cthe cottage is the most beautiful place with a private pool and is very very cleanvery well maintained place with clean private poolthe place was cleanthe pool was private and extremely cleanthe size of the pool is also decent and it is very cleangreat ambience and a very clean place suitable for families
Host:the host is amazingly goodvery polite and helpful hostour host rajeev and his wife were excellent hosts while they gave us our privacyrajeev is an amazing host very caring and honestrajeev and his family were an amazing hostRead more reviewsthe location is great - very close to the beachthe location of the bungalow is excellentand its pretty close to beachesrajeev and his family maintains the place beautifullythe place is very close to all beaches and one can get transport easily
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.
Beach Camping at GokarnaGokarna, Karnataka, India
Top guest reviewsi booked their tent facility though i got a free upgrade to their see facing cottagemanjunath's facility managers vinod aka chhabra shashi and the gang are a great bunch of guysthe tents were clean washrooms were very cleanrestrooms could have been more cleanbrilliant location clean beach awesome music and big clean tentthe shared bathrooms were cleaned every morningthe beach was clean and little private to spend your time
Host:thank you host for everythingthe host is very helpfulthe host sashi and manju both were very helpful they made sure everything was providedthe care takers were awesome awesome fresh cooked foodganesh did a great job in being a nice hostRead more reviewswhat makes this place beautiful is the peacefulness you get right away when you hit the venueit’s close proximity to beach makes it very beautiful & peacfulmy friends and i loved staying there the location could not be betterlocation is beautiful and peaceful away from the crowd3awesome location with very good service
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 include casuarina, coconut, cashew, and mango trees, while the sizeable villa 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.
Villa Casuarina, near beach in sprawling groveGokarna, Karnataka, India
Top guest reviewsi am a big fan of airbnbit also has wi-fi which you will not need if one of is a true nature loverthe bedroom bathroom and kitchen are huge and airythe stay was very comfortable without any major issuesvery clean functional quiet and beautiful :)top marks on cleanliness and comfortthere is one bathroom which was clean and sufficiently largeplace is very cleansparkling clean and every small detail to the place makes it worthwhile staying here
Host:the care taker was helpfulamazing host and servantthe host is very kind and thoughtfulashok is a great hostthe host was incredibly helpful and responsiveRead more reviewsa perfect place to get away from all the busy hustle of the city lifevery peaceful calm and green away from city hustleproperty is at great location nearby to gokarna beach and 15mins odd from om beachashok's place is a huge 1 bedroom villa with sprawling garden/outdoors close to the beacheven though the place was located a bit far off there's absolutely nothing to worry
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.
Hanchina Mane Home Stay GokarnaGokarna, Karnataka, India
Top guest reviewsthe property is very well managed and equipped with all basic facilitiesthe best part was the homemade authentic breakfast served with lots and lost of lovethe room with an attached bath was clean and spaciousthe room is clean and the place is serene and peacefultheir home is very clean - the outside space is a great place to spend the dayRead more reviews
Host:the hosts were always welcoming and approachablethey were very kind and friendlyrajeev and jaya are wonderful hostsmr rajeev is a great host and a very nice person in generalrajeev was a very sensitive and responsive host and was very helpful in every way
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.
Padmashram - A Yogis Abode.Gokarna, Karnataka, India
Top guest reviewsthe rooms are sparkling clean big airy and lightRead more reviews
Host:vishwas is a great host- he communicates immediately and has great suggestions for local food places and sites
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.
PRANJALGokarna, Karnataka, India
Top guest reviewsroom has a wide peaceful balconythe bed in the room can easily accommodate 3 adultscleanliness: overall rooms were cleansafe surrounding clean roomsplace could have been better cleaned thanks ganesh for the stayneed to clean the leftover items from previous guest more thoroughlyit's a quiet place is amidst greenery and the rooms were clean
Host:ganesh sir was a very good hostmr ganesh is a great host and helpfulspecial call out to the owner who was extremely gracious and accommodating to all our requestshost: mr ganesh is nice and cooperativeour host ganesh was really welcoming and helpfulRead more reviewsthis place is very beautiful and near to all sightseeing locationpeaceful stay at correct locationvery close to beach and nice place to staythe best part was the locationvery great place just minutes away from 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.
Standard Private Shack in GokarnaGokarna, Karnataka, India
There’s hardly any better way to enjoy the sun-drenched hills and the ocean than from the balconies of this guest house. 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.
Vedic Village Ocean View Home Stay.
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.
Namaste Samudra Yoga House
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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