Tannirbhavi Beach – Karnataka
The Tannirbhavi Beach is yet another popular beach (apart from the Panambur Beach) that is located in the city of Mangalore in Karnataka. This picturesque beach can be reached either by land or by ferry via the Gurupura River. It is a secluded beach known for its tranquil environment. In addition, this beach possesses a few stalls and water sports activities such as boating, jet-ski, surfing etc. Furthermore, it also consists of basic facilities such as good toilets, lifeguards, parking lot etc.
How to Reach Tannirbhavi Beach?
- By train:
The closest railway station to this beach is located in Mangalore. The Mangalore Railway Station is well connected to major cities in the country such as Chennai, Mumbai etc.
- By road:
If you intend to drive to this beach then the ideal starting points would be Mangalore,Udupi, Bangalore, Mysore, and Coimbatore.
- Via Mangalore:
There are two routes from Mangalore they are via NH-66 and via Kuloor-Kavoor Road.
2. Via Udupi:
There is one route from Udupi it is from NH-66.
3. Via Bangalore:
There are two routes from Bangalore they are via NH-75 and NH-275.
4. Via Mysore:
There are three from Mysore they are via Mangalore-Mysore Highway, via NH-75, and via NH-66.
5. Via Coimbatore:
There are three routes from Coimbatore they are via NH-275, via NH-75, and via NH-66.
- By air:
The nearest airport to this beach is located in Mangalore. The Mangalore International Airport is well connected to major cities in the country as well some major destination in the Middle East.
Climate and the best time to visit Tannirbhavi Beach
The climate at this beach during summer season which begins in March and ends in May is extremely hot and humid with the mercury rising to a maximum temperature of 39 degree Celsius. The rainfall received during the monsoons which begins in June and ends in September is “heavy”. The winter season which begins in December and ends in February is pleasant with the temperature ranging from a maximum of 34 degree Celsius to a minimum of 20 degree Celsius. So the ideal time to visit this beach is from December to February.
Things/activities to do
Earlier this beach was not developed but, in the year 2013 the Dakshina Kannada Tourist Department along with Yojaka India Pvt Limited Beach Development undertook a task of development this beach. The development included providing basic essential facilities such as toilets, benches, shops, first aid facility etc. In addition, it also included introduction of water sports such as jet ski, speed boats along with effective lifeguard facility.
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