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Karwar is categorised as Beachside / Getaways

Karwar Beach

Reasons to Visit
  • Karwar is a seaside coastal town situated at the point where the Kali River meets Arabian Sea.
  • Karwar lies 15 kilometers South of the Goa - Karnataka border.
  • Karwar has a good stretch of idyllic beaches and offers stay on two islands located just off its coast i.e. Kurumgad and Devbagh.
  • Karwar has a strong naval base and has few resorts overlooking either the coast or River Kali.
  • Karwar is visited as an idyllic beach getaway
  • Scuba Diving Destinations on Mainland India"Islands around coastline off Karwar are good dive sites having a visibility that is good for beginners and those who would like to do it as one off activity. Dive sites are within easy reach off the Devbagh resort by speedboat "
  • Beach and Backwater Destinations of India"Karwar (80 kms from Dabolim Airport) is home to some Island like resorts, idyllic beaches and a riverside area formed by Kali River meeting Arabian sea. Dolphin rides, watersports and many activities are conducted here for getaway seekers."
  • Stopover Destinations on Goa - Mangalore highway"Karwar (100 kms from Panjim) is an offbeat beach getaway and popular Luncheon stopover on Goa - Mangalore route."
  • Airports and Access Points for Destinations in Karnataka"Karwar Railway Station is a popular access point for beach getaways of Karwar, Ankola and Gokarna."
  • Idyllic Beach Destinations in Coastal Karnataka"Karwar lies on the Nothern tip of Coastal Karnataka and renowned for Island type beach resort (Devbagh and Kurumgad) that are excellent for offbeat travellers. Karwar offers boat rides in Kali River, watersports and idyllic beaches that are good for a walk and swim."
Access Information

Karwar has 3 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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3 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Karwar

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)2

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List of Holidays for Karwar


  • Karwar Beach Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Dandeli - Karwar Break (4 Nights)
  • Dandeli - Karwar Break with Wildernest (6 Nights)

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Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Dabolim Airport and KarwarRs. 3334

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Madgaon Railway Station and KarwarRs. 2582

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Destination Ideas

  • Holiday Ideas Goa plus Something else
  • Karnataka in Monsoon
  • Off-beat getaways in Coastal Karnataka

Stay Ideas

  • Devbagh Island Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Karwar beach lies just off NH-17 and at 1 km from town centre. Its an idyllic beach that is well visited by locals and tourists to Karwar.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is a Hindu temple located in Gokarna, a Hindu religious pilgrimage centre. The temple is considered as pious as the Shiva temple at Varanasi and hence is known as the Dakshin Kasi. Guests also visit Sri Maha Ganpati Temple, a Lord Ganesha temple within the Mahabaleshwar Temple premises which is also known as Sidda Ganapati. Devotees usually take bath in the Kotiteerth pond before they visit the Mahabaleshwar Temple for worship.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Murudeshwar Beach is characterised by a huge towering statue of Lord Shiva, part of the Murudeshwar temple complex. It is the third highest statue of Lord Shiva in the world. This is build on a rock face and is nothing short of a man made wonder. The temple adjacent to the statue is also equally imposing that includes a 20-storied 237 ft tall Gopura.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva

Destinations within reach from Karwar

  • Ankola ( 36 Km )

    Ankola is a coastal Hamlet on NH-17 between Karwar and Gokarna and easily accessible from Hubli more

  • Canacona ( 37 Km )

    Cancona is deep southern end of Goa and is known for the presence of backwater and idyllic more

  • Palolem ( 39 Km )

    Palolem beach is one of the best beaches in Goa at Southern most edge of the Goa bordering Karwar more

  • Netravali ( 56 Km )

    Netravali is renowned for its Wildlife Sanctuary located in South-Eastern Goa. It is one of the more

  • Gokarna ( 59 Km )

    Gokarna is an idyllic beach getaway visited for Gonarnanatha Temple (Shiva Temple) and its more

  • South Goa ( 67 Km )

    South Goa (Arossim to Mobor) (unlike North Goa) is known for its peace, greenery, Village-like more

  • Kumta ( 70 Km )

    Kumta is a stopover in Coastal Karnataka between Gokarna and Murudeshwar, home to some homestays more

  • Quepem ( 70 Km )

    Quepem lies 15 kms east of Madgaon and is home to Peace Valley resort, a destination more

  • Mollem ( 101 Km )

    Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park is a 240 square kms area in the Western Ghats more

  • Karmali ( 105 Km )

    Karmali near Panjim in Goa is renowned for being home to one of the three major Railway stations more

  • Panjim ( 107 Km )

    Panjim is the state capital of Goa and known for its promenades, heritage walks, clean streets, more

  • Dandeli ( 110 Km )

    Dandeli is a tropical rain forest located on the northern tip of Karnataka adjacent to Goa Border, more

  • North Goa ( 115 Km )

    “North Goa” as its referred comprises Baga-Calangute-Candolim-Sinquerim, all different ends to a more

  • Anjuna ( 123 Km )

    Anjuna and Vagator are hamlets that are opted for a quiet time away from crowd and buzz that Baga more

  • Vengurla ( 165 Km )

    Vengurla is an idyllic beachfront lies 24 kms from Sawantwadi (NH-17) and one end of the Vengurla more

  • Dharwad ( 174 Km )

    Hubli and Dharwad are twin cities 22 kms apart. Dharawad is spread over seven small hills at 2000+ more

  • Belgaum ( 185 Km )

    Belgaum is the third largest town in Karnataka on the Northern tip and access point for Amboli, more

  • Oros ( 192 Km )

    Oros lies on the NH-17 (Mumbai - Goa highway) in the Malvan / Sindhudurg area of Konkan region few more

  • Bhogwe ( 200 Km )

    Bhogwe Beach is an idyllic beach stretch between Tarkarli and Vengurla by the backwaters of more

  • Amboli ( 200 Km )

    Amboli is an idyllic hill station (2500+ ft above sea level) overlooking the thick rainforest on more

  • Tarkarli ( 210 Km )

    Malvan and neighboring Tarkarli (5 kms) are renowned for its coastal cuisine and scuba diving. more

  • Malvan ( 210 Km )

    Malvan is a compact town situated on the coast of Western India and boasts some beautiful beaches. more

  • Udupi ( 217 Km )

    Udupi is a pilgrimage destination and is visited mainly for temples around it and access point for more

  • Manipal ( 218 Km )

    Manipal is a university town situated in the state of Karnataka; it is a student township with a more

  • Malpe ( 219 Km )

    Malpe is an idyllic beach stretch in close proximity (8 km) from Udipi, 5 km off NH 17. Malpe lies more

  • Gadag ( 224 Km )

    Gadag is a town lies on the Hubli - Hospet route and visited for guests in transit, business more

  • Kankavli ( 225 Km )

    Kankavali is transit point on the Mumbai-Goa highway at about 450 kms from Mumbai (8 hours drive). more

  • Shimoga ( 240 Km )

    Shimoga is origin of rivers Kali, Gangavathi, Sharavathi and tadadi. It is an Ex-Bangalore getaway more

  • Badami ( 269 Km )

    Badani is a heritage destination and home to rock cut temples and other heritage monuments. From more

  • Devgad ( 270 Km )

    Devgad lies in heart of Coastal Maharashtra, renowned for its Mangoes, Idyllic beaches and Shore more

  • Bhadra ( 280 Km )

    Bhadra sanctuary is a nature getaway at 200 kms inland from Mangalore and 300 km from Bangalore. more

  • Koppa ( 280 Km )

    Koppa is set at about 80 kms from Chikmagalur famously known as Kashmir of Karnataka and also more

  • Kalasa ( 325 Km )

    Kalasa is a holy temple-town in Karnataka. Kalasa is home to the Kalaseshwara Temple dedicated to more

  • Anegundi ( 326 Km )

    Anegundi is a heritage destination near Hampi renowned for its Ramayana Significance, pre-historic more

  • Hampi ( 329 Km )

    Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for being home to Vijayanagara ruins and Monuments around more

  • Bekal ( 332 Km )

    Bekal is situated on the seashore of Pallikara village,12 kms south of Kasargod town (NH-17) where more

  • Panhala ( 335 Km )

    Set around a fort, Panhala is an offbeat idyllic hill destination at just 25 km from Kolhapur on more

  • Bijapur ( 362 Km )

    Bijapur is located in the northern part of Karnataka. Bijapur is well known for the monuments of more

  • Belur ( 366 Km )

    Belur is visited for Hoysala era Temples that are renowned for their architecture and visited by more

  • Solapur ( 463 Km )

    Solapur is base for visiting known Pandharpur temple, Tulja Bhawani and Akkalkot pilgrm centres more

  • Phaltan ( 468 Km )

    Phaltan is an industrial area between Baramati and Satara and a central point to visit many forts, more

  • Dapoli ( 507 Km )

    Dapoli is a coastal town in Maharashtra at 230 kms from Mumbai and about 180 kms from Pune. more

  • Pune ( 513 Km )

    Pune is traditionally the cultural capital of Maharashtra and now a major Software / IT / ITES / more

  • Mahad ( 518 Km )

    Mahad lies on the Mumbai - Goa highway (NH-66) and is the base point to visit Raigad Ropeway, more

  • Bangalore ( 519 Km )

    Bangalore (now also called “Bengaluru”) is the state capital of Karnataka and one of the largest more

  • Gulbarga ( 523 Km )

    Gulbarga is part of heritage circuit of Karnataka (that includes Bidar, Bijapur, Badami and Hampi) more

  • Panshet ( 526 Km )

    Panshet Dam also called Tanajisagar Dam is a lakeside area formed o a dam on the Mutha River at more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
DevbaghAn island like formation off Karwar mainland at 5 minute boatride away.Getaway1
Hankon VillageA Kali riverside area 10 kms from KarwarGetaway-
KurumgadAn independent island off Karwar mainland at 20 minutes boatride away.Getaway1
Majali villageAn idyllic beach with Fishermans village feelGetaway-
Sadashiv Gad Toll NakaNH-17 is the coastal highway and Sadashivgad toll naka is situated 5 kms from railway station and right at the point where bridge on Kali River starts.Transit/Getaway1
ShirwadShirwad is a countryside location at a few kms from Karwar.Getaway-
Nearest Airport in Karwar
  • Dabolim Airport ( GOI ) , Dabolim-98 Kms
Railway Stations in Karwar
  • Karwar ( KAWR ), Karwar
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