Malpe Beach Just 7 km from Udupi. Water of the Arabian Sea makes a rocky (Basalt Rock ) natural formation. It is belived that Vasco Da Gama stayed here for few days before moving further south where he made his first entry in India. In Malpe the coconut palms yield water is "the sweetest in the world".
406 km West of Bangalore (7 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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)