Kaup Beach Enjoy on the sandy stretch,There are two giant rocks few yards from the shore. Near by is a lighthouse built by the British in 1901. This 130-ft high structure emits its brilliance for 26 nautical miles. Also worth a visit the Hosa Mariamma Temple , belived to be 200 yrars old and designed like an ancient home, there is a bronze statue of the trible goddess, Mariamma, who is worshipped by three communities and believed to protect the entire village from harm.
406 km West of Bangalore (14 km from Udupi)
By Road: -
1 hour and 1 hours by road
Take NH48 to Mangalore via Hassan, Sakleshpura & Mani; NH17 to Udupi past the beaches of Suratkal & Kaup.
When to go:-
October to December would be ideal.
KSTDC(bookings and info) Badami House, NR Square, Bangalore Tel: 080-2275869, Fax: 2352626 Email: email@example.com
Where to stay :-
Karavali Hotel (Tel: 0820-2522862; Teriff: Rs 400-3,000).
Hotel Sharada International ( Tel: 0820-2521968; Tariff: Rs 295-1,150)
Hotel Janardhan (Tel: 0820-2523880;Tariff: Rs 195-740)
Rama Krishna Hotel (Tel:2523189; Tariff: Rs 170-500)
if you stay in Manipal :-
Hotel Bhavani (Tel:2571332; Tariff: Rs 250-440)
Hotel Green Park (Tel:2570561 ; Tariff: Rs 250-500)