Majali Beach – Karnataka
Majali is an extremely picturesque beach situated in Karnataka at a distance of 10 km from Karwar. This scenic beach is located in a small hamlet in the Uttar Kannada district called Majali Beach. Apart from its scenic beauty, this beach is popular for its sea facing cottages and resorts. In addition, this beach is also renowned for restaurants that provide for delicious local coastal cuisine. Furthermore, a number of water sports related activities are available at this beach.
How to Reach Majali Beach?
- By train:
The nearest railway station is located in Karwar itself. The Karwar Railway Station is well connected via the Konkan Railway to major cities in the country such as Delhi, Mumbai, Cochin, and Ahmedabad etc.
- By road:
If you intend to drive to this beach the ideal starting points are Margao, Panjim, Vasco Da Gama, Hubli, and Mangalore.
- Via Margao:
There is one route from Margao to this beach it includes via NH-66.
2. Via Panjim:
There are three routes from Panjim to this beach it includes via NH-66, via NH-748 and NH-66, and via Curchorem-Ponda Road and NH-66.
3. Via Vasco Da Gama:
There are two routes from Vasco Da Gama to this beach it includes via NH-66, and via Curchorem-Ponda Road and NH-66.
4. Via Hubli:
There are three routes from Hubli to this beach it includes via NH-52, via SH-46 and SH-34, and via SH-93, SH-46, and SH-34.
5. Via Mangalore:
There is only one route from Mangalore to this beach it is via NH-66.
- By air:
The closest airport is located in Dabolim in Goa at a distance of 97 km. The Dabolim airport is well connected to major cities in the country as well as the international destination.
Climate and the best time to visit Majali Beach
The climate at this beach during the summer season which begins in March and ends in June is hot and humid with the temperature ranging from a maximum of 36 degree Celsius to a minimum of 30 degree Celsius. The rainfall received during the monsoon from July to October is “moderate”. The winter season on the other hand which begins in November and ends in February is extremely pleasant with the temperature ranging from a maximum of 29 degree Celsius to a minimum of 17 degree Celsius. So the ideal time to visit this beautiful beach is from November to February.
Things/activities to do
There are a number of thing/activities to do found around this beach worth trying. They are as follows
- Water related activities:
There are facilities available for water related activities such as boating, fishing, pedalling, kayaking, etc available at this beach. In addition, boat trips to islands nearby along with dolphin watching and river cruises are available at this beach.
2. Cottages and Resorts:
There are a number of sea facing cottages and resorts located at this beach. In total there are six row cottages available around this beach that provide for essential facilities such as balcony, in house laundry etc.
There are a number of restaurants available around this beach that provide for delicious typical coastal cuisine.
4. Sunset View:
This beach also provides for magnificent views of the setting sun.