Karwar is a tourist destination located in the western coast of India, 15 km away from the Karnataka-Goa border and 519 km away from Bangalore. The tranquillity and picturesque ambience of the place has been mentioned in poems by the poet Ibn Batutta.
Karwar Beaches – Unadulterated Nature’s Beauty
Karwar beaches and its other clean areas attract many tourists from around the world all year long. Karwar beach resorts are considered to be a perfect family holiday destination and pride themselves for having the finest seafood as well as exquisite vegetarian cuisine. Some of the most highly rated resorts in this location are Hidden Valley Club and Resort, Majali Beach Resort and Devbagh Beach Resort.
Karwar Hotels – Value For Money
The Hidden Valley Club and Resort, located in the Bangarappa Nagar this resort is 100 km away from Dabolim Airport and 11.5 km away from the nearest railway station. The resort has eight A/C and eight Non-A/C rooms that follow a different colour theme on each floor. The guests at Hidden Valley Resort are provided with many modern luxuries such as ayurvedic massage, sauna bath, steam bath and in-house restaurant and bar. Sporting facilities like Jogging Track, Multi Gym, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, and Snooker are provided.
The Majali Beach Resort is yet another fine residence in Karwar and is located amidst the beauty of nature on Majali Beach. Individual cottages can be booked at the resort for accommodation. The resort provides an option for staying in row cottages, ethnic wood houses, tree houses and mini-tree houses.
The Devbagh Beach Resort is situated on an island off Karwar and is one of the most alluring abodes amongst all the Karwar hotels. This luxury resort is located on a shallow private beach and allows complete indulgence to beach lovers and adventure sports enthusiasts. Once at Karwar, a ferry from Devbagh Beach Resort takes its tourists about three kilometres out in the Arabian Sea from Karwar to bring them to the Island Resort. The resort has four normal cottages, six cottages that are tented and log cabins that stand on stilts. Four cottages are equipped with modern amenities and with an attached bath. All cabins and cottages provide a serene view of the casuarina grove. Non-vegetarian and vegetarian food items are served at the resort’s gazebo. Fresh seafood is offered during fishing season. All resorts provide travel desk facilities and special sightseeing packages to the nearest islands for their guests.
The best time to visit Karwar is closer to the rainy season as the surroundings here turn green and pleasant. A visit to the beach during the rains may not be a good idea.