Someshwara Beach is a rocky beach on the outskirts of Mangaluru city in coastal Karnataka. River Netravati confluences with Arabian Sea near the Beach. The Beach gets its name from Someshwara temple nearby.
Reasons to visit Someshwara Beach:
- Ullal Delta: Ullal Delta is a scenic spot where one can witness the river Netravati entering Arabian Sea.
- Sunset: Sunset view from the beach is very popular among locals.
- Someshwara temple: Visitors to the beach often visit Someshwara temple to seek divine blessings.
- Rocks: The beach has several rocks extending into the ocean or located in the sea just a few feet from shore- ideal for sitting and observing the ocean or sunset.
Swimming is not advisable in the Beach area due to sharp rocks and strong currents.
Places to visit near the Beach: St Aloysius Chapel, Sultan Bathery, Pilikula NisargaDhama, Panambur Beach, TannirBhavi Beach and Kadri Manjunatha temple are some of the other popular attractions to visit in Mangaluru.
How to reach the Beach: Someshwara Beach is 17 kms South of Mangaluru city. Mangaluru city is 350 kms from Bengaluru. Mangaluru is well connected by air, rail and road to rest of Karnataka. The Beach can be reached by hiring an auto or taxi from Mangaluru city.
Places to stay near the Beach: Mangalore Beach Resort is very close to the beach. Mangaluru city has numerous hotel options in all budget categories.